21 Feb '14, 1am

MtGox to drop Bitcoin and start trading game cards again

MtGox to drop Bitcoin and start trading game cards again

The oldest and most popular Bitcoin exchange, MtGox, has announced today that it will drop the Bitcoin currency from its portfolio and instead pick up Magic The Gathering game cards again. “Exchanging virtual currencies was an interesting and transformative experience for us as a company and for me personally, but at this point it’s obvious it’s not the way going forward,” said MtGox founder Mark Karpeles. The move comes as a surprise to the Bitcoin community, which has already voiced its opposition. An alternative version of the MtGox logo created by an angered user. source MtGox has stated that exchanging actual currencies proved to be a much harder task than expected. The online exchange had experienced issues from the moment Bitcoin trading started. In 2011, a large scale attack on the exchange drove the price down from around a dozen dollars to 0.01 dollars per Bitcoi...

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