Bitcoin Gold is a cryptocurrency. It is a community project creating a hard fork of Bitcoin with a new proof-of-work algorithm. It aims to make the Bitcoin mining decentralized again.
It changed the proof-of-work algorithm from the SHA-256 algorithm to Equihash. This does not require the purchase of specialized equipment. This enables a new class of individuals and businesses to participate in Bitcoin mining.
Bitcoin Gold White paper
So what is a Bitcoin Gold Fork?
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