This Old Bitcoin Prize In StarCraft Tournament Would Have Made You A Millionaire

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The creator of Cardano, Charles Hoskinson, reminded the world about this gem of a story. In 2011, a “StarCraft: Brood War” tournament had a consolation prize most people would kill for today. Both Bitcoin and e-sports were in their infancy at the moment, and the wholesomeness of the whole enterprise shows in this price chart. This was the reward breakdown for a starcraft tournament a decade ago — Charles Hoskinson (@IOHK_Charles) May 7, 2021 Talking about the early days of Bitcoin, Hoskinson mentioned the story in The Real Vision podcast back in April. “The tokens had no value. When I came into the cryptocurrency space we used to trade on spreadsheets. Bitcoin was under a Dollar. It wasn’t uncommon for people to say: Well, you know, I’ll send you 10.000 of these things because I have no idea if they’re going to be worth anything or not.” After mentioning…

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