Taiwan officials launch inquiry into crypto betting on election results: Report

With the Taiwan presidential election looming within a month, residents of Taiwan have been reportedly warned against using cryptocurrency betting platforms to wager on the presidential outcome. This advice comes amid an ongoing investigation, with several individuals already called for questioning.

According to a recent local report, a number of Taiwanese citizens have utilized the decentralized betting platform Polymarket to place bets on the upcoming presidential election scheduled for January 13, 2024.

“The community reported that several individuals have been summoned for investigation by prosecutors and investigators for participating in Polymarket bets,” the report stated.

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