Why Roaring Kitty 'Has Already Won,' According To Crypto Traders

Zinger Key Points
  • The GME memecoin on Solana blockchain's surge and Bitcoin's potential ATH could drive mainstream crypto engagement.
  • These trends will be discussed at the Benzinga Future of Digital Assets event on November 19.

Keith Gill and his massive bet on GameStop GME stock sparked a debate within the cryptocurrency community about its consequences and lessons for the crypto industry.

What Happened: Roaring Kitty could become a billionaire on Friday if GME reaches $69 per share and many within the crypto space are celebrating Gill’s potential win.

“Roaring Kitty has already won,” declared veteran trader TheFlowHorse.

“After this is closed out, I think this whole performance goes down in history as one of the greatest of all time.”

This sentiment resonates with the “David vs. Goliath” narrative often embraced by crypto investors, who see themselves challenging established financial institutions.

Others highlighted key differences between the GME saga and the cryptocurrency market.

Ludwig Wittgenstein observed that Roaring Kitty “waited years for his play, striking at the perfect moment in a career defining way.” That kind of patience, he writes, is not one of crypto investors’ strengths. They “can’t stand a ‘chop’ for more than three seconds, running from one narrative to the other.”

This comment criticizes the perceived short-term focus and volatility within some crypto circles compared to Gill’s long-term strategy.

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Why It Matters: The potential influx of new investors from the GME frenzy raises intriguing questions for the crypto space.

Anthony Pompliano, investor at Pomp Investments, noted the potential crossover in his tweet: “This story will once again rip through the media and be covered everywhere. What becomes of those who step up, as they did last time? Do they come into our world, looking for that opportunity?”

Cold Blooded Shiller explores this further, questioning if the success of meme stocks like GME could lead to increased interest in cryptocurrencies.

“Can crypto capture some of the attention mindshare? Perhaps things like the GME memecoin on SOL… are also positives for the crypto story,” highlighting the potential for a “perfect storm” where retail investors, ignited by the GME story, might explore opportunities in crypto markets.

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