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Bitcoin Cash [BCH]: Roger Ver admits to still holding Bitcoin in his portfolio




Bitcoin Cash [BCH]: Roger Ver admits to still holding Bitcoin in his portfolio
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Roger Ver, CEO of, was the darling of the BTC community, till he joined the Bitcoin Cash [BCH] camp, following the latter’s hardfork in August 2017. Since then, he has maintained his anti-BTC stance, claiming that Bitcoin Cash follows the original Satoshi protocol. However, despite his lambasting remarks, Bitcoin Jesus still retains some Bitcoins [BTC].

In a video posted by’s official YouTube channel, he revealed not only the amount of Bitcoins he held, but also his diversified portfolio. Admitting he’s a “polarizing figure,” Ver stated that Bitcoin Cash has everything to be the “peer-to-peer electronic cash system,” except for the superior BTC’s hashrate.

On asked whether he still held any BTC, Ver said,

“I do still hold some BTC as well, but the vast majority I’ve traded for Bitcoin Cash because it is useful as cash. And I’m much more bullish about the future of Bitcoin Cash than I am about BTC.”

Citing the diversification argument, Ver stated that it is “smart” to hold a basket of cryptocurrencies, rather than a single coin.

Ver also clarified that his portfolio is diversified beyond just the aforementioned two cryptocurrencies. Ethereum [ETH], Monero [XMR], Dash [DASH], Zcash [ZEC], and a “bunch of tokens on Ethereum,” all found a place in his portfolio. Interestingly, Ver quite bluntly stated that he did not hold any digital silver. “No Litecoin,” he claimed.

The CEO added that he was the “second person ever involved with Ripple,” when he was approached by former CTO, Jed McCaleb, to provide seed capital. Despite the increasing use-cases for Ripple and its cryptocurrency XRP, Ver added that he “does not pay close attention to what is going on in the Ripple ecosystem.”

One of Ver’s most notable attacks against the king coin is the alleged “censorship,” that takes place on its platform. He added that r/BTC, the official subreddit for the top cryptocurrency, was “completely censored for about three years.”

He also claimed that there is constant manipulation of the posts, wherein users ‘posts are twisted to mean the “exact opposite,” of what they intend. Ver concluded his tirade by referring to the BTC community as,

“A bunch of censorship worshiping totalitarians that don’t understand the economic code that made Bitcoin successful in the first place.”

Ver’s beloved Bitcoin Cash [BCH] has been outperforming its peers in the coin market, by exhibiting a massive price rally in the past few weeks. BCH has since regained the fourth spot on the coin ladder, overtaking EOS and Litecoin [LTC].

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John McAfee says he will reveal Nakamoto’s identity, Coinbase expands to 11 countries, and more





John McAfee says he will reveal Nakamoto's identity, Coinbase expands to 11 countries, and more
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Daily Crypto News – April 18

1. John McAfee on Satoshi Nakamoto: The Founder of McAfee Associates stated that he would narrow down on the identity of Satoshi Nakamoto until he reveals Satoshi himself, otherwise he would reveal his identity to the crypto community. He also spoke about how he knows about Satoshi, to read about it, click here!

2. Coinbase expands its services to more countries: The leading exchange platform announced that it expanding its services to 11 more countries, which includes India, South Korea, and New Zealand. People in these countries can avail services provided on, Coinbase Pro and its app on iOS and Android.

To know more about the countries Coinbase has expanded to, click here!

3. Craig Wright says the crypto-community want to silence him: Craig Wright, the self-proclaimed Satoshi Nakamoto, stated that the majority of the community was against him as they “desire to silence” him because they see someone who would bring an end to scams and pumps and dumps.

He also spoke about the next steps he would be taking in terms of the legal action concerning his defamation case. To read about it, click here!

4. Binance “marks the birth of a new genesis block”: The largest cryptocurrency exchange in terms of trade volume announced the launch of its Decentralized Exchange, and also stated that the mainnet swap would take place on 23 April 2019.

To read more about Binance DEX, click here!

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