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Stablecoin projects are paying rebates to traders, and it caused a big headache for Paxos

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  • Stablecoins are offering rebates to drum up business 
  • Crypto sharks saw the arbitrage opportunity from one coin’s rebate
  • And that was a headache for Paxos, the firm’s CEO said
When crypto exchange Gemini launched its much lauded stablecoin in 2018, it hoped the market would view its dollar-pegged coin as a regulated and more trustworthy alternative to Tether. Still, things got off to a slow start, with GUSD lagging behind its competitors. Gemini dollar currently has $90.3M in circulation while Paxos has $132.2M and USDC […]

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