Two more crypto firms shutting down over impending EU money-laundering rules

Quick Take

  • Crypto mining pool Simplecoin and bitcoin gaming platform Chopcoin are shutting down, citing forthcoming EU money-laundering rules
  • Christian Grieger, co-founder of both Simplecoin and Chopcoin, claims that the former has 42,000 users, while the latter has 305,000 users
  • Just last week, crypto payments startup Bottle Pay also announced that it is shutting down over the EU rules 

Two more firms - cryptocurrency mining pool Simplecoin and bitcoin gaming platform Chopcoin - are shutt