Fort Worth becomes first US city to mine bitcoin.

April 27, 2022

Fort Worth city in Texas will become the first city to mine the leading cryptocurrency bitcoin.

According to the CNBC report, the city council leaders unanimously approved a pilot program involving three S9 Bitcoin mining machines.

Fort Worth Mayor Mattie Parker revealed that the bitcoin mining machines were donated by the Texas Blockchain Council.

Three S9 Bitcoin mining machines will run 24/7 in the climate-controlled information technology wing of Fort Worth City Hall.

Fort Worth's Mayor believes that adopting bitcoin will go a long way toward putting the city on the map.

Since bitcoin mining was outlawed in China, US and other countries have welcomed bitcoin miners.

Texas Governor Greg Abbott is aiming to make the state a bitcoin mining hub.