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Happy Bitcoin Pizza Day!

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Today, May 22, marks the eighth annual Bitcoin Pizza Day, commemorating an important milestone in the journey to mainstream bitcoin adoption. On this day in 2010, Florida-based programmer and early cryptocurrency enthusiast Laszlo Hanyecz enshrined his name in bitcoin lore by paying someone 10,000 bitcoins to order him two pizzas from his local Papa John’s restaurant. The purchase is believed to...

2010's 10,000 Bitcoins Pizza Guy Repeats Feat With Historic Lightning Network Transaction

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The “Bitcoin pizza guy” is at it again. Laszlo Hanyecz, best known for making the first documented transaction in which Bitcoin was used to purchase a physical item, recently christened the Lightning Network (LN) with the help of a sympathetic pizza delivery driver and a jerry-rigged atomic swap. Hanyecz ensconced his place in Bitcoin lore on May 22, 2010, when he paid another early adopter...

Bitcoin Pizza Day On May 22 An Opportunity To Help Children With Illness

May 22 marks the annual "Bitcoin Pizza Day," an anniversary of the day in which one of the most expensive pizzas in the history of the world was purchased. The Story Laszlo Hanyecz purchased the so-called Bitcoin Pizza on 22 May 2010. The programmer paid a Bitcoin Talk forum user 10,000 BTC for two Papa John’s pizzas. The value at the time of the bitcoins was approximately $25. When based on...

CryptoCoinsNews Celebrates Bitcoin Pizza Day

Thursday marked the four year anniversary of the initial Bitcoin Pizza Day. You can read about it here at our article which was featured by Business Insider and Tech Crunch. May 22 is a big day in Bitcoin history. In 2010, Florida programmer and BitcoinTalk user Laszlo Hanyecz offered to pay 10,000 Bitcoins for pizza. This transaction is famously known throughout the cryptocommunity as the first...

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