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Halving

By CoinGecko | Updated on Mar 03, 2020
Event that serves to reduce in half the reward of the Proof-of-Work miners that operate in the blockchain network. Each cryptocurrency sets every few blocks this automatic adjustment is made. In Bitcoin it is every 210,000 mined blocks.

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