What is BITCOIN GOLD (BTG)

What is BITCOIN GOLD (BTG)?

Bitcoin Gold is a fork of the original Bitcoin blockchain that took place in october 2017. The stated purpose is to restore GPU mining functionality to Bitcoin as opposed to ASIC miners.

 

PROS

  • GPU mining as opposed to Bitcoin which has ASIC mining.
  • Difficulty adjustment every block.

CONS

  • Low community support.
  • The dev team responsible for the creation of BTG appears to not have a good reputation in crypto community.
  • Controversial “premine” event in which 8000 blocks were mined by the BTG dev team.
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