While cryptocurrency prices are a bit sluggish lately, the blockchain scene is an entirely different matter.
Spurred by the increasing usage of the technology outside of cryptocurrency, the niche has seen an explosion of decentralized apps also known as dApps lately.
Here are 10 top dApps on the EOS blockchain based on ‘24H users‘ and, perhaps unsurprisingly, gambling apps dominate the rankings.
Please note that the rankings are always changing so there might be changes by the time you read this article.
1. PRA CandyBox (Other)
As its name suggests, the PRA Candybox is an EOS-based Candybox dApp where users can claim tokens at the four-hour intervals.
The dApp encourages users to pledge more EPRA tokens as it will increase the user’s level resulting in shorter intervals between claims, which means they can grab more tokens than their peers.
For wallet compatibility, PRA Candybox has already integrated with EOS MeetOne, Math Wallet, TokenPocket, IMEOS, MEET.ONE, Lynx, OracleChain, 51Token, NOVA and more. Visit their site here for more details.
2. EOSKnights (Game)
The blockchain is proving to be an attractive and secure playground for gamers as blockchain-based gaming dApps has been sprouting all over the various networks and even claiming some of the highest rankings.
For instance, EOSKnights the first EOS-based mobile game in the protocol claimed the top rank in the gaming category and is ranked second overall.
EOS Knights, which launched on September 2018, lets players put their skills to the test by saving a village.
The games also took advantage of blockchain’s forte as all actions that are done by the player are actually in the form of smart contracts and securely stored on the EOS blockchain. For those who have plenty of spare time on their hands, click this link to start your knight career.
3. Hold’em PokerKing (Gambling)
Gamblers are now starting to realize the potential of using blockchain for the favorite pastime, In fact, one of the top dApps on the EOS is a blockchain gambling game called PokerKing.
Poker players are now starting to learn playing the game on the blockchain as well, PokerKing is also the first professional Texas Hold’em on the EOS network.
Users love it as they can play the gamer wherever they are and, with blockchain’s smart contracts, winnings are assured and very secure.
4. Big Game (Gambling)
Why bother going to physical casinos when you can play the games right at on your mobile device? That is the concept of Big Game, yet another gambling dApp on the EOS platform that has been gaining in popularity recently.
It’s basically a casino on the blockchain and the dApp has already launched two games called Dice and Poker war.
The company is even planning to launch more games in the future such as Tri Card Poker and SicBo. Its developer says it’s a completely safe, decentralized and borderless system.
5. EOSBet (Gambling)
A gambling decentralized app, EOSBet is a popular blockchain casino on the EOS platform. Last year, it made headlines when it became the first on-chain regulated gambling casino after securing an online gambling license from Curaçao.
According to its developers, the dApp is meant to address issues surrounding centralized online gambling such as high fees, lack of trust and transparency as well as the gambling house’s high advantage.
However, its promise of a securing online gambling environment was put into question when reports of a hack surfaced late last year. Yet, the incident was not enough to scare people from playing its Dice and Crash games as it managed to retain its top 10 ranking on the EOS network.
6. FarmEOS (Gambling)
The FarmEOS decentralized app is not your run of the mill gaming platform because its players actually become shareholders where every bet they place on it earns them FARM tokens.
FarmEOS even introduced the PoB (Proof of Bancor) and DoP (Dividend of Price) as the gaming platform’s mining modes for computing dividends and platform revenues.
There are already seven games available to play on the FarmEOS gaming platform. These are Dice, Crash, Farm3D, R-S-P, Roulette, Minefield and Guess BJ.
Meanwhile, the team already revealed upcoming games such as the Treasure Box, Texas Poker, The Master, TT Races and War of Land.
7. Fast (Gambling)
Another online betting platform that made it to EOS’ top ranks is the FastWin dApp. Developers say it’s a “blockchain + finance” platform and point out that site protects the privacy of players as they don’t even need to give away their personal information to start betting.
Users could just use the EOS cryptocurrency for betting, an action that will also yield them FAST tokens. Depending on the number of tokens they have, they will receive a corresponding amount in profit dividend.
8. EOSHash (Gambling)
One of the simplest forms of betting, lotteries will probably never go out of style. Even in today’s age of cryptocurrencies and blockchain, lottery betting still remains as popular as ever. In fact, it has started spreading on the blockchain itself such as the EOSHash dApp.
Developers say it is the fairest decentralized crypto casino on the EOS system. According to Trybe, the lottery betting platform has the lowest house edge among its peers of only 1.9 percent. For comparison, the house edge on other platforms is at 2 percent.
9. Karma (Other)
For those who want to sow good karma, there’s a decentralized app for that as well. Aptly named Karma, the app aims to incentivize beneficial interactions in the world which could hopefully convince people to do more good deeds, according to Medium.
According to its site, one can earn Karma (the token) by helping others in need or by being a witness who will validate the good deeds of others. And in case you’re wondering, Karma can be shared with friends, family or just about anyone who deserves it.
10. QuickWin (Gambling)
In QuickWin, players can win in both WIN tokens and EOS in a lottery style betting where players can pick any number combinations between 1 and 30.
The game will reveal 4 out of 7 numbers every 5 minutes so the chance of winning increases the more numbers are announced. However, if a round has no winner, the candies (EOS) will be shared among the participants.
For those who are interested to learn more about the game’s mechanics and want to give it a try, click on the game’s website here.