Bitcoin Gold decentralizes mining by adopting a PoW algorithm, Equihash, which cannot be run faster on the specialty equipment used for Bitcoin mining (ASIC miners.) This gives ordinary users a fair opportunity to mine with ubiquitous GPUs.
Hard forking Bitcoin’s blockchain fairly and efficiently distributes a new digital asset immediately to people all over the world who have interest in cryptocoins. Other methods, such as creating coins with a new genesis block, concentrate ownership within a small group.
To ensure the safety of the Bitcoin ecosystem, Bitcoin Gold has implemented full replay protection and unique wallet addresses, essential features that protect users and their coins from several kinds of accidents and malicious threats.
Bitcoin Gold is a free open source software project that is built by volunteer developers and supported by a rapidly growing community of Bitcoin enthusiasts that stretches around the globe.
Block size (actual)
Unique address format
2 Weeks + EDA
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What is the purpose of Bitcoin Gold?
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What wallet should I keep my BTC in to make sure I will receive BTG?
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From the Blog
We're going to share some details and analysis of our blockchain's performance. Although our Ecosystem has been growing rapidly, we know a few parties (including a small number of exchanges) were waiting to see if the new "blockchain is stable." With this post, we...
It's a good time for an update about the Bitcoin Gold ecosystem. Exchanges There are currently 45 Bitcoin Gold markets on 24 exchanges listed at CoinMarketCap [EDIT: now 48 markets on 25 exchanges], and more have announced they're working on opening up to BTG. At the...
Updated: Sunday, November 26, 2017, 17:00 UTC NOTE: We have expanded the recall window for the Windows Wallet installer. Carefully note the expanded times/dates indicated below. The files currently available on Github through our web site are correct; always check the...