Let’s be honest. Most people outside of the U.S. have never heard of Wyoming. Yet, the home of the famed Yellowstone National Park, steep canyons, and gushing geysers is firmly on the cryptocurrency community’s radar.
It started about a year ago, with blockchain friendly bills. But things really kicked off in earnest ever since governer Mark Gordon praised the local blockchain industry during his inauguration speech.
Wyoming resoundingly voted to pass a blockchain bank bill despite mounting criticism. Then Cardano moved to the Forever West state. And just a couple of weeks back, Wyoming became the first state to give bitcoin owners full property rights.