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WINk (WIN)

WINk - A blockchain gaming platform to play, socialize, and stake.

KEY METRICS [as of 22 July 2019]
Ticker WIN
Issuing Price $0.0001201 USD
Initial Circ. Supply 209,734,500,000 WIN (20.99%)
Total Supply 999,000,000,000 WIN
Project Website https://www.wink.org/#/

PROJECT OVERVIEW

  • WINk is a gaming platform for users to play, socialize, and stake across multiple blockchain ecosystems. Through behavioral mining, innovative token economy design, and other incentive mechanisms, WINk has built an ecosystem that provides quality gaming experiences, enables developers to build dApps that drive adoption, and engages users to participate as active stakeholders.
  • As part of a strategic investment from the TRON Arcade fund and in anticipation of sustained growth, the team has officially rebranded from TRONbet to WINk (Wink.org) to further reflect an ongoing commitment to community building and platform expansion.

KEY FEATURES & HIGHLIGHTS

  • #1 dApp in terms of users and volume
  • Developer tools and APIs that allow teams to seamlessly integrate their projects or create unique gaming dApps from scratch
  • Industry leading social features, live operations, and events
  • Investment and strategic partnership with TRON
  • WinDrop reward mechanism and unique token ecosystem
  • Fiat onramps, stablecoins, and new DeFi integrations
  • Governance model, content discovery engine, and ecosystem fund coming soon
  • Curaçao and Costa Rica gaming licenses

WHAT IS WINK?

PROJECT MISSION

WINk aims to build on its market position as a leading blockchain gaming platform through the consistent introduction of high quality dApps. This will be accomplished by leveraging the WINk team’s experience for game / ecosystem design and by enabling other development teams and users to guide the growth and direction of the platform through a unique governance mechanism.

VALUE PROPOSITION

Relative to more centralized gaming platforms, the TRON-based platform WINk provides a unique and compelling user experience:

  • Games will have auditable smart contracts
  • Most games will allow users to keep complete custody of their funds
  • Users will receive cryptographic tokens and other rewards for playing
  • Social features and exclusive events to engage the community
  • Name-brand partnerships through TRON & BitTorrent to support dApp development and usage

By giving users custody of their funds and deploying transparent DApps, WINk has a core focus on the user / player. Innovations such as the exclusive WIN token and “play to mine” modes will ingratiate VIP users, creating a sticky platform with a loyal, committed fanbase.

TOKEN SALE & ECONOMICS

KEY METRICS
Token Name WIN
Token Type [TRC-20, BEP-2]
Seed Sale Allocation 15.00% of tokens
Seed Sale Token Price $0.00006673340
Seed Sale Date (Completed) April 2019
Amount Raised Seed Sale $10,000,000
Launchpad Sale Allocation 5.00% of Tokens
Launchpad Sale Price $0.0001201
Launchpad Total Allocation $6,000,000
Initial Circulating Supply 20.99%

Token Supply Distribution:

  • Reserve: Comprises 3.75% of total supply
  • Launchpad: Comprises 5.00% of total supply
  • Platform Development: Comprises 7.00% of total supply
  • Gaming Partnership: Comprises 9.00% of total supply
  • Strategic Partnership: Comprises 6.25% of total supply
  • Airdrop: Comprises 5.00% of total supply
  • Initial Community: Comprises 12.00% of total supply
  • Seed Sale: Comprises 15.00% of total supply
  • Team: Comprises 10.00% of total supply
  • Ecosystem: Comprises 27.00% of total supply

Seed Sale Overview

  • Conducted in April 2019 and raised a total of $10.0MM at ~$0.00006673340 per token, selling 15.0% of total token supply.

Binance Launchpad Sale Overview

  • Sale will be conducted in July 2019 for a total raise of ~$6.0MM USD worth of BNB at ~$0.0001201 per token for 5.0% of total token supply. WIN/BNB exchange rate will be determined prior to day of sale.

WIN Token Ecosystem

WIN token, a TRC-20 utility token built on the TRON blockchain, is the native digital asset to be used in the WINk platform and incentivizes active participation from key stakeholders including developers and users.

The following is a non-exhaustive list of WIN token’s core use cases:

  • Earning Win Power: WIN holders receive Win Power for staking WIN tokens
  • Airdrops: Receive WIN airdrops for hodling the token
  • Win Drop Staking: All dApps connected to the gaming platform will be sharing a portion of winnings with WIN token holders through the Win Drop
  • Governance Rights: Ability to influence the development and direction of the platform through its governance mechanism
  • Resource Burns: Alleviate transaction costs by staking WIN
  • Exclusive Opportunities and Experiences: Participate in exclusive events, such as celebrity poker tournaments or car giveaways
  • Gameplay Bonuses: High volume players and dApps that serve large user bases receive benefits for each transaction; Examples of benefits include direct discounts, increased payouts or accelerated mining rates

Token Governance & Use of Funds

As of 7/18/19 WIN has not used any of the funds that have been raised. However, projected 18 month cash burn is approximately $5MM and any funds raised will be spent according to the following allocations:

  • [5%] Partnerships and community development
  • [15%] Marketing
  • [55%] Team FTE costs
  • [3%] Product Development
  • [4%] Equipment and software
  • [13%] Legal and license
  • [5%] Operational Costs

The team will hold funds in a multisig cold wallet.

WIN Token Release Schedule

The following chart represents the number and breakdown of all WIN tokens that are intended to be released into circulation on a monthly basis.

ROADMAP & UPDATES

Previous Roadmap

Planned Date Milestone Actual Date Early / Late? Commentary
2019: H1 ANTE Buyback and Burn Event
Integrate Partner TRC20 and TRC10 Tokens
WINk Game #4
WINk Game #5
2019: Q1 On Time

Updated Roadmap

Q3 2019
  • WINk rebranding
  • WINk Poker & Sports Launch
  • “Phase 1” Onboard more blockchain platforms (BTC, ETH, LTC)
  • User Hierarchy System Release
  • Acquisition of Gaming Licenses
Q4 2019
  • “Phase 2” Onboard blockchain platforms (EOS, ERC-20s)
  • WINk Sports Launch Official Version
  • Partner with more DApps
  • Test and Improve User Hierarchy systems
  • Ecosystem Fund Launch
Q1 2020
  • Stablecoin Integrations
  • SDK and API release
  • Partnerships with portals for Wallets and DApp information websites
  • Launch Open Platform
Q2 2020
  • Partnership with Major Traditional Gaming Enterprises
  • Partnership with European Soccer Clubs
  • Launch Gaming DApps store
  • User acquisition through BitTorrent and Opera

TEAM OVERVIEW

  • B Wong
    Head of Project

    Masters in Media Management in Hong Kong, ex-Ogilvy

  • Alex Ye
    Head of Operation and BD

    Manager of a billion-class entertainment fund at CITIC, engaging with over twenty gaming projects such as Poker Master and Gold Casino

  • S Tang
    Planning Supervisor

    Co-founder of a leading publisher of web-based and mobile games

  • N Yang
    Head of Product

    Ten years working in Tencent, Weibo and Qunar

  • Aiden Luo
    Operations

    Experienced community operator / manager who worked at JoyCrafter and Gameloft

  • Jacky Li
    UI & Visual Design

    10 years in design and advertisement. Ex-founder of RiderMessenger, has worked in 4A advertising agencies for clients such as Mercedes, Honda, Nissan, Huawei, Durex, Mengniu, and Nokia

  • XT Jiang
    Head of Technical

    Ex-core developer at Baidu, with experience in designing high-concurrency architecture, big data processing, and anti-cheat methods for transaction systems.

  • JP Shen
    Technical Supervisor

    Shen has served a number of big gaming names in China as a developer in C/C++, C#, JavaScript, Lua and Solidity

  • HJ Tan
    Technical

    4 years of programming experience. Previously a backend developer at LeEco & Alibaba, working in Java, C++, and front-end languages

  • C Li
    Technical

    5 years of experience as a developer, utilizingNode.js in a number of large games and E-commerce platforms

  • MR Lin
    Back-end

    5 years of experience, responsibilities include reviewing back-end and contracts

  • Y Liu
    Front-end

    5 years of front-end experience, ex-Alibaba

  • XY Liu
    Testing Engineer

    8 years of experience from Amazon & JD. Specialized in server and mobile testing. Familiar with java, html, css, js, spring, springMVC. Liu has worked in several national large-scale testing projects

  • XL Li
    Smart Contract

    Graduate of Central South University. ex-IOST. Experiences in designing and developing dApps and smart contracts, previously helped develop IDEX

  • JL Lv
    DevOps

    8 years of experience. Developed a log collection system for Knowbox’s livestream statistics as part of their maintenance department

TRADING DATA

Liquidity

WIN token is not actively traded as of publish date of this report - the token will be available through the Binance Launchpad portal.

TECHNICAL OVERVIEW

The team has yet to open source all of its repositories. SDK and APIs for the WINk platform will be released in Q1 2020.

PRODUCT & METRICS

As an early entrant to the trustless & permissionless gaming space, WINk (TRONbet) is currently the highest rankedApp in terms of users, transaction count, and transaction volume, as reported by dApp tracking sites DAppRadar and DappReview.

WINk’s daily volume typically averages around $10million USD with over 4,000 daily active users. WINk also boasts strong retention data that will continue to improve as user onboarding is optimized.

Dice

Dice was the flagship game when the platform first launched in late 2018. Players choose a number and predict whether they will roll over or under.

Moon

Moon is a game where players are paid based on a multiplier that starts from 1x and can reach highs of over 250x. The multiplier increases steadily, but can crash to zero at any point. Players can cash out at any point in time and receive the multiplier value.

Ring & Duel

Ring & Duel is a simple and engaging game where players choose which color they predict the wheel will land on - grey rewards 2x the wager, red 3x, blue 5x and gold 50x.

Slots

WINk has partnered with premier slot machine developers to deliver a genuine casino experience.

Table Games


The game offers the full suite of table games commonly found in casinos, including blackjack, roulette, baccarat, sic bo, and Russian poker.

Poker

WINk has created an online poker product that combines the benefits of transparent blockchain technology with a seamless user experience.

Blockchain Information

WINk is built on top of the TRON protocol. For more information, please refer to the Blockchain & Network Data section on TRON’s Binance Research Report.

COMMUNITY DATA

WINk boasts one of the largest communities in blockchain, with members actively engaged across multiple social channels. The social elements of WINk’s platform has mobilized the gaming community and contributed to repeated engagement and minimal churn.

Engagement

WINk has multiple user acquisition channels given it is deeply embedded within the TRON and Bittorrent communities. With the acquisition of BitTorrent and its 100m MAU user base, TRON currently forms the largest decentralized network in the world. Introducing this pool of users to WINk provides new opportunities to experiment with digital assets and continue to generate widespread adoption of the ecosystem.

WinDrop

WINk will introduce the WinDrop reward distribution mechanism to the community as one of the first community growth strategies. The WinDrop will take place everyday and incentivize ecosystem participants with TRX. The amount of TRX distributed to each user will be proportional to the amount of Win Power they have accrued from staking WIN.

WinDrop will also help 3rd-party DApp tokens capture long-term value by giving players of these projects access to a larger rewards pool. Whether it’s an indie project bootstrapping their DApp or a AAA game studio building a blockchain game for the first time, game developers can avoid the complexity of building their own token economy by participating in WinDrop. More details about the WinDrop system will be released in the future.

WIN Token Airdrops

WIN token airdrops act as an additional incentive to attract users and developers to the platform. WINk intends to distribute WIN to holders of TRX, BTT, and many other TRC-based tokens to incentivize their participation. Airdrops will have no unnecessary friction - if users are holding the specified token, they will be eligible for WIN airdrops. All official wallets relaying on TRON’s network and carrying the specified tokens will be eligible for WIN airdrops corresponding to the amount they are holding.

Tournaments

The platform will be hosting several tournaments to engage the WINk community and TRON fans in general. Recently, the team hosted the very first Charity Poker Cup together with Binance, TRON, and Litecoin. This event brought together Binance Co-founder & CEO Changpeng Zhao, TRON Founder Justin Sun, Litecoin Founder Charlie Lee, and other leaders from industries including professional basketball, eSports, and entertainment.

TRON Partnership

The WINk team will be working closely with TRON to leverage all the opportunities TRON’s growing ecosystem has to offer. The WIN token will build on top of ANTE’s existing demand and liquidity by bringing in stakeholders from TRON, BitTorrent, and other communities across the blockchain. TRON’s strong relationships with industry leaders, including the top exchanges, will facilitate WIN’s further adoption.

Going forward, TRON will continue adding utility to the network with WINk being one of the earliest adopters.

  • User acquisition channels: With several upcoming partnerships, TRON will bring DApps to a pool of over 300 million users. Similar to BitTorrent’s community, each new partner community will be introduced to blockchain and cryptocurrency through WINk’s games.
  • Decentralized financial products: Integrations for stablecoins, security tokens, microloans, and more will bring new payment possibilities, easier on-boarding, and new forms of value generation.
  • Decentralized development infrastructure: Integrations with products like the BitTorrent File System (BTFS) and the SUN network will provide new development possibilities for decentralized infrastructure.

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