Rewards & Payouts

How, when and how much?

How can I unlock my wallet - Payout Setup (reward split settings)?
For security reasons, unlocking the payout setup can only be done by providing a signature from one of the wallets used in the payout setup to our support team. We will then verify the signature belongs to your registered wa...
Wed, 14 Jul, 2021 at 7:21 PM
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...
Tue, 16 Mar, 2021 at 11:33 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
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
Why does it take so long to find a block?
The longer periods between finding new blocks can be caused by the pool having temporary bad luck. For example, if the pool's hash rate and the current network difficulty predict that the pool will find 1 block every 4 ho...
Sat, 29 Aug, 2020 at 1:04 PM
Is it possible to drop a block if it is taking too long to find?
This isn't actually how mining works. Think of mining more like playing the lottery than solving a mathematical puzzle. Following the analogy, the lottery odds are set by the number of tickets purchased, where each miner ...
Sat, 29 Aug, 2020 at 1:06 PM
What is a wallet (address) signature?
IMPORTANT: some wallets such as exchange accounts do not have the ability to sign a message. Make sure that you are able to sign a message with your wallet before locking your payout setup, otherwise we will not be able to ver...
Wed, 14 Jul, 2021 at 7:22 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...
Tue, 16 Mar, 2021 at 3:45 PM