Coming to Texas: Riot Blockchain announces plans to move NY miners to Lone St...

Coming to Texas: Riot Blockchain announces plans to move NY miners to Lone St...

Moving rigs from New York to Texas was part of Riot's effort to reduce the firm’s operating expenses through lower power costs and eliminate “all third-party hosting fees.” Crypto mining firm Riot Blockchain said it has begun relocating rigs from its New York data facility, with the majority intended to end up in central Texas.In a Wednesday announcement, Riot said it has transitioned some of its mining rigs from a Massena, New York facility — named Coinmint — as part of an effort to reduce the firm’s operating expenses through lower power costs and eliminate “all third-party hosting....


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