Polymarket is an information markets platform that lets you trade on the world’s most highly-debated topics (e.g. coronavirus, politics, current events, etc). On Polymarket, you build a portfolio based on your forecasts and earn a return if you are right. When you decide to buy shares in a market, you are weighing in with your own knowledge, research, and view of the future. Market prices reflect what traders think are the odds of future events, turning trading activity into actionable insights that help people make better decisions. As a result, Polymarket is a leading source of unbiased and real-time data about future events.
USD Coin (USDC) is a type of cryptocurrency called a stablecoin. Since 1 USDC can be redeemed for exactly $1.00 USD, the price is always stable. Polymarket uses USDC for transaction speed, security, and transparency. You can purchase USDC directly on a centralized exchange like Coinbase, a debit/credit card on Polymarket for non-US residents, or a decentralized exchanged like Uniswap.
Ethereum is a decentralized blockchain that enables users to send cryptocurrency to each other which requires a small network fee, known as gas. ETH is the cryptocurrency required to pay the gas. You can purchase USDC directly on a centralized exchange such as Coinbase or by debit/credit card on Polymarket for non-US residents. You can purchase USDC directly on a centralized exchange (CEX) like Coinbase or a decentralized exchange (DEX) like Uniswap.
You can freely navigate and explore the site with any browser. You can sign up, deposit, withdraw and trade with the following browsers:
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Supported Mobile Browsers
* The MetaMask app is required for MetaMask mobile deposits
Polymarket is built on the Ethereum blockchain. As a result, Polymarket is always open for trading.