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Bitcoin Mining

Bitcoin-specific questions and answers.

  • What is the Bitcoin halvening?

    Every Bitcoin block value consists of the block reward (new coins created) and the fees from transactions contained in the block. The block reward is hard coded for each block and its value is halved ...

  • Can I receive my payouts to a Segwit address?

    You can set any valid Bitcoin address as your payout address. That includes: P2PKH (addresses starting with 1) P2SH (starting with 3, most commonly SegWit addresses) bech32 (addresses starting with bc...

  • Is it worth it to start mining Bitcoin these days?

    Nowadays, Bitcoin mining is a specialized business and not profitable for everyone. Therefore, we strongly encourage anyone interested in mining to do his/her own research and make the necessary calcu...

  • What is AsicBoost? How to use it?

    For Bitcoin mining, Slush Pool has implemented support for overt AsicBoost: a technology that essentially lowers the electricity consumption of mining devices by taking some shortcuts. The user does n...