Binance US, the American arm of popular cryptocurrency exchange Binance, is now live. The long-awaited launch comes after months of testing and regulatory compliance.
Binance US is now available in most states, with the exception of Alabama, Alaska, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Louisiana, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Washington.
This leaves residents of those states unable to access the exchange. However, there are still plenty of options available for those looking to trade cryptocurrencies in the US.
Here’s a look at some of the best alternatives to Binance US for residents of Texas.
Coinbase is one of the most popular cryptocurrency exchanges in the world and is available in 32 countries. In addition to Bitcoin, Coinbase also supports Ethereum, Litecoin and Bitcoin Cash.
The exchange has a user-friendly interface and is one of the easiest ways to buy cryptocurrencies. Coinbase also offers a mobile app for Android and iOS devices.
Kraken is another popular cryptocurrency exchange that is available in 48 US states and countries around the world. Kraken supports Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash and more.
The exchange has a robust trading platform and offers margin trading and OTC trading. Kraken also has a mobile app for Android and iOS devices.
Gemini is a licensed digital asset exchange founded by brothers Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss. Gemini supports Bitcoin, Ethereum, USDT (tether) and Zcash.
The exchange has a simple interface and offers features like block trading and OTC trading desk. Gemini also has a mobile app for Android and iOS devices.
Coinmama is a global cryptocurrency broker that allows you to buy Bitcoin and Ethereum with your credit card or debit card. Coinmama supports residents of 188 countries including the United States.
The broker has a simple buying process and offers 24/7 customer support.Coinmama also has a mobile app for Android and iOS devices.