Augur Weekly - v2 Home Stretch

A Look at the Week in Political Betting, Augur News, and More


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Announcing the Augur v2 Bug Bounty Program

The Forecast Foundation is excited to announce the launch of the public Augur v2 bug bounty program. Security is the number one priority in the Augur contracts, and now we're seeking help from the community in finding bugs and vulnerabilities prior to deployment.

The most critical and high-level class of bugs and vulnerabilities we're interested in are:

  • Loss of Funds

  • Manipulating Open Interest

  • Forking State


Election Betting Roundup

As we come upon the beginning of primary season, let’s take inventory on how the markets are seeing the Democratic race shape up (data provided by our pal, @OldBullTV):


Coming soon in Q1 2020, Augur will be the only platform for political betting with no limits, the lowest fees, and unbeatable odds.

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Further Reading:

3 Random Thoughts on PredictIt Markets - Political Alert Engine

Two Weeks to Shine - Predicting Politics

Bet 2020: First 4 Democratic Primary States, and General Election Odds - Barstool Bets


Around the Ecosystem


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Augur.net

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The Ultimate Guide to Decentralized Prediction Markets

Augur Master Plan

Announcing the Augur v1 Cutoff

Augur v2 Transition Update


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Thus, we do not seek to advise others on how to use the protocol. We encourage those in the community who are well educated on Augur to pay it forward and share their ideas for best practices, tips, fixes, etc with the larger community via TwitterDiscordRedditGithub, and other community channels. For more information regarding the role of the Forecast Foundation, check out the FAQ.