My 1st Bitcoin Transaction
PLUS $30k, $42k, and $50k Bitcoin
I bought bitcoin on Coinbase for the first time in 2014. That wasn’t the first time I transacted with bitcoin though. The first time was actually because of a game.
Bitcoin pioneer Erik Voorhees launched SatoshiDice in 2012. It was a casino-like website. You deposited bitcoin, predicted a virtual roll of the dice, and let it rip.
It was gambling but it was provably fair, meaning that both the odds of your roll and the inner workings of the…