WHAT IS Bitcoin Gold (BTG)?
Bitcoin Gold, (BTG) is a cryptocurrency that began in 2017 as a fork of the Bitcoin blockchain occurred on 24 October 2017, at block height 491407 but has been independent since then containing the full transaction history of the Bitcoin blockchain up until the fork, including the exact balances of Bitcoins held in wallets at that time by users and organizations around the world. Anyone who held a Bitcoin balance immediately before the fork held an equivalent balance of Bitcoin Gold immediately after the fork. The original Bitcoin blockchain continued, unaffected and unimpeded by this process. The Bitcoin Gold blockchain began running as a distinct new branch about two weeks later.
Bitcoin Gold (BTG): History
Bitcoin Gold forked the Bitcoin blockchain as scheduled after block 491406 (2017-10-24 01:17:35 UTC) and the new Bitcoin Gold blockchain began actively growing at block 491407(2017-11-12 at 13:34:01 UTC), about two weeks later.During those two weeks, the community developed and analyzed the necessary changes to prevent and control accidental complications between Bitcoin and Bitcoin Gold(unique addressing and replay protection), as well as the changes required for Bitcoin Gold to run on a completely different network of miners (a change of algorithm to restrict ASIC mining and enable GPU mining).Technically, Bitcoin Gold was created on 2017-10-24 but not usable until 2017-11-12.
How does Bitcoin Gold (BTG) work?
Bitcoin Gold full node client with signed prebuilt binaries is available for download at bitcoingold.org, and the source code can be found at https://github.com/BTCGPU/BTCGPU.These are the only two sites affiliated with the Bitcoin Gold development team.You can solo mine BTG using the full node client, or you can mine with a pool.
How to Buy Bitcoin Gold (BTG)?
Your options to acquire BTG now are to buy it on an exchange like any other cryptocurrency, to mine it with your computer hardware (GPUs), or to earn it by trading your goods and services for it. BTG is already trading on many leading exchanges listed on the ECOSYSTEM section of the official website.
Bitcoin Gold (BTG) Price Prediction 2018
BTG can be a bad, high-risk 1-year investment option. Bitcoin Gold price equal to 129.793 USD at 2018-02-15, but your current investment may be devalued in the future.Bitcoin Gold (BTG) price today is $129.77 and have the current supply of 16,824,936 BTG. The market cap value is $2,183,388,781 and the volume is marked as $72,362,400. Bitcoin Gold price prediction, Bitcoin Gold price forecast, Bitcoin Gold price and news, BTG price forecast, BTG price prediction 2018, What is the price of Bitcoin Gold 2018.