Questions tagged [mining-reward]

The monetary incentive for mining, especially how block rewards are generated, claimed, and composed. For questions specific to coin generation transactions (coinbase transactions) use the tag Coinbase-Transaction. For questions about the block reward halving, use the tag reward-schedule.

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How much mining activity is needed for Bitcoin to remain secure?

I'm not looking for a number, but rather for a way to make an estimate taking things like market capitalization and the fact that mining uses ASICs into account. (I assume ASICs are relevant since ...
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minimum hash rate of a pool to earn a reward

how much minimum hash rate of a new bitcoin pool should be to be able to compete with other pools to earn a reward? how can I calculate that value? any help appreciation
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How can there be block mining rewards in Rootstock?

I'm trying to understand Rootstock a little better, and am still not sure about the mining rewards they mention in their white paper: RSK uses the DECOR+ block reward sharing scheme to reduce ...
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Mining block are not accepted if BIP related values changed to 0 or 1

I am creating own alt from LiteCoin source. So I have changed hashGenesisBlock , hashMerkleRoot , nonce , timestamp etc.Things are working fine if i don't make BIP34Height , BIP65Height , BIP66Height &...
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Does PPS reward depend on specific block difficulty?

How is reward per share calculated on PPS payments system? Does it depend on specific block difficulty or average difficulty per day/week/month used? If I have mined two successive blocks with ...
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How do block rewards work within a pool?

Suppose there is pool A with 10,000 miners and another pool B with just 10 miners. There are two miners in the pool A and B each having some mid range hardware with 500H/s (for monero mining its good ...
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Do bitcoins count as income in the UK?

I am interested in mining bitcoin here in the UK. I have done a quick search and cannot find anything relevant. If I were to use a cloud mining service to mine bitcoin, would it be counted as income ...
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Whatever happened to Bitcoin miners mining additional coins in combination with Bitcoin mining like pre-2015?

Back in the early days of Bitcoin mining, many people were dual mining namecoin with bitcoin and some other coins. Why don't we hear anymore of this dual mining functionality in 2021+? What were some ...
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Why is randomness needed in Proof-of-Work?

In Proof-of-Work (PoW) mining, a miner that contributes 10% of the network hash rate will on average receive 10% of the mining rewards. "On average" means that 10% of blocks are mined by ...
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What are the incentives behind mining different coins (i.e., profit-switching)?

Consider for example BTC and BCH (and possibly BSV) that are coins with significant market capitalization and share the same algorithm (SHA-256). We observe: (i) Large miners (or mining pools) divide ...
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How do bitcoin miners collect coin?

I was wondering how miners claim the reward? They find the nonce and then do they send that value to a Bitcoin server endpoint where it's validated? I'm not trying to reinvent the wheel but I don't ...
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Do Bitcoin deposits happen in 3 phases?

I recently had someone convert my sumcoin and said they were going to send to my Bitcoin wallet. I noticed that about $150 (of the $57,000) came through. He said that deposits of that size occur in 3 ...
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How can I mine a block, in C#, on a new Testnet network where no other miners exist?

I want to demonstrate how to use NBitcoin or the most simple C# function to collect transactions for use in a block then sign that block submit it into the Bitcoin-QT network client on the RPC port? ...
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In a closed, working test network, how would I generate a signed block that a Bitcoin miner would otherwise create?

I have a POC where the essential, critical, priority goal is to use C# and the .NET Core Framework (Bouncy Castle for crypto, or Microsoft primitives for BigInteger ) where I do the following Accept ...
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What's a K and What's a G?

I'm currently mining PYI SOLO. My Miner says found sharer of difficulty of 337333.87G the difficulty is around 87k. My question is how many G do I need to find a block? I don't know what a K means ...
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Why don't private blockchain networks that do not charge for transactions charge a fee when processing ethereum/ proprietary token on the network?

I ask this questions because there seems to be 2 flavors of blockchain: 1. Public think bitcoin and ethereum. 2. Private hyperledger, SAP Leonaro, etc. The public network charges for transactions to ...
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How are my mining rewards calculated?

I saw some videos where a single home laptop can run a mining software and collect fractions of Bitcoins every now and then. However, a mining reward is a full 25 BTC. My questions: Does that mean ...
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