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In the early days of cryptocurrency, one man decided to trade his bitcoin for pizza. It was a historic event, but not such a great investment. "60 Minutes" reports, Sunday at 7 p.m. ET/PT ...

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It's a big week for bitcoin — and for pizza. Monday marked Bitcoin Pizza Day — the date seven years ago when Laszlo Hanyecz completed the first ever purchase with bitcoin....

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For the average person, the mention of a pizza priced at a million dollars is sure to stir up imaginations of a gold-wrapper, diamond encrusted pizza made with the rarest...

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Someone bought 2 pizzas with 10,000 bitcoins in 2010 — today they're worth $20 million

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CHICAGO (CBS) — Chances are if you’ve purchased a pizza before, you probably paid about $25, but one man paid more than $80 million for two pizzas. CBS 2’s Charlie De Mar reports the power and rise of cryptocurrency. Tonight people toasted to pizza and innovation, celebrating Bitcoin Pizza Day with a pizza party. In 2010, a developer bought two Papa John’s pizzas for 10,000...

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Bitcoin Pizza Day limited edition wallet released by Ledger

Today is a day of celebration for the Bitcoin community, as it marks the date known as Bitcoin Pizza Day. The day is held in honor of Laszlo Hanyecz, who paid for two Papa John’s pizzas with Bitcoin. This is widely hailed as the first real-world transaction with Bitcoin, and May 22nd is celebrated annually as Bitcoin Pizza Day. Laszlo paid for the pizza with 10000 BTC, which...

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Bitcoin Pizza Day: 8 Years Later – Where Can You Buy Pizza With Bitcoin?

Bitcoin Pizza Day is celebrated annually by the Bitcoin and cryptocurrency community – marking an important, yet comical milestone for the virtual currency. 8 years ago, a user paid for two pizzas using Bitcoin, in what is hailed as the first ever instance that the cryptocurrency was used to pay for goods. The moment is immortalized online in a Bitcointalk.org forum, where a...

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Moon Missions and Custom Wallets: Bitcoin Community Celebrates Pizza Day

On May 22, the bitcoin community celebrated the second most important date in its calendar. No other date, save for January 3, 2009 when Satoshi mined the genesis block, is more symbolic. It was on May 22, 2010 that Laszlo Hanyecz purchased two pizzas for 10,000 BTC. Eight years on, the occasion has become part of bitcoin’s mythology. Also read: Ross Ulbricht Continues to Fight...

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Papa John’s in UK Accepts Bitcoin for a Potentially Expensive Pizza Experience

A branch of Papa John’s in the UK announced they will accept Bitcoin, sparking internet memories of 2 pizzas bought in 2010 now being worth $75 million. A UK Papa John’s branch located in central Manchester announced they will begin accept Bitcoin as a payment option, causing many in the crypto community to reminisce about that famous pizza buying incident in 2010 when a user...

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Today marks the nine-year anniversary of the first ever reported transaction using Bitcoin to make a purchase. A Florida-based, early crypto supporter spent 10,000 BTC on two pizzas, making history through a mundane meal purchase. Since then Bitcoin price has grown exponentially and the asset has become a widely recognized name in the financial technology sector, and sparked...

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