There have been doubts by many since bitcoin’s debut in 2008 as to whether or not it would ever be a worthwhile investment.
Cambridge Center for Alternative Finance’s new research brings an air of certainty to those looking to invest.
Here are the numbers:
12.5 bitcoin | Amount paid out to bitcoin miners able to solve cryptographic puzzles (~$15,225)
$2.07 billion | Cumulative revenue made by bitcoin miners
58 percent | Total amount of bitcoin miners in China
16 percent | Total amount of bitcoin miners in the U.S.
26 percent | Remainder of bitcoin miners around the world
Source: http://www.pymnts.com – Payments
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