Rewards & Payouts

How, when and how much?

Rewards, Payouts & Fees ★
The following fees are currently applied by Slush Pool to provide the pool mining service. General information Proceeds from transaction (network) fees are shared with miners. Payouts are usually processed on an hourly bas...
Tue, 15 Sep, 2020 at 5:12 PM
Reward system specification
Finding a block is a rare and randomly occurring event. However, the pool service needs some reliable method to fairly distribute the value of each found block among pool users and pay them accordingly. Our reward system ensu...
Wed, 7 Oct, 2020 at 11:35 AM
What is the difference between confirmed and unconfirmed rewards?
Once a block is found and your reward is calculated from your scoring hash rate, it appears as an unconfirmed reward on your account dashboard. At that point, you have to wait for a certain number of blocks (depending on the c...
Wed, 7 Oct, 2020 at 10:44 AM
Can I receive my payouts to a Segwit address?
You can set any valid Bitcoin address as your payout address. That includes: P2PKH (addresses starting with 1) P2SH (starting with 3, most commonly SegWit addresses) bech32 (addresses starting with bc1, native SegWit ...
Thu, 20 Aug, 2020 at 1:47 PM
How can I change my registered payout address (wallet)?
If your payout address is not protected by the lock nor by 2FA, then you can change it by following the instructions below: Go to your Account Settings Go to Payouts tab Insert your new address Click “Submit“ butto...
Thu, 20 Aug, 2020 at 5:17 PM
If I lock my payout address, can it be unlocked?
As a security precaution, it is possible to lock your current payout address, so it cannot be changed by anyone who gains access to your pool account. However, once you lock your payout address, please be sure that you have a ...
Tue, 25 Aug, 2020 at 2:26 PM
What is score/scoring reward system?
Score is a name commonly used for our reward system. It is based on a scoring hash rate (moving average of the actual hash rate with some ramp-up/ramp-down period when you start/stop mining). Unlike other reward systems, rewar...
Sat, 29 Aug, 2020 at 12:54 PM
What is a round and Current Round Duration?
A round refers to the time it takes to find a new block. E.g. if a block is found and added to the blockchain 9 minutes after the previous block, that was a 9-minute round. The Current Round Duration is the amount of time that...
Tue, 25 Aug, 2020 at 5:41 PM
What is CDF?
CDF stands for cumulative distribution function; a function that measures the probability that a random variable X takes on a value less than or equal to x. In the case of mining rounds, the CDF is used to calculate the expect...
Tue, 25 Aug, 2020 at 5:39 PM
What is pool luck?
Pool luck explains how many shares the pool needed to find a specific block in comparison to the average number of shares needed for finding a block based on the current network difficulty. If luck is above 100%, it means tha...
Sat, 29 Aug, 2020 at 12:56 PM