A multi million-dollar tale of lost and found BTC has shot to the front page of the Bitcoin subreddit.
A new Reddit user who named their account “BitcoinHolderThankU” says he or she just found the keys to 127 Bitcoin.
The user obtained the BTC in 2011 or 2012, back when you could earn the cryptocurrency by filling out surveys, watching videos, and completing other tasks online.
The user, who was an avid player of the game Dark Orbit, planned to exchange the BTC for an in-game currency called Uridium. But the player never actually made the exchange.
Cut to 2021, when the gamer was at their grandfather’s house where they used to play Dark Orbit.
“I used to play Dark Orbit mainly at my grandpa’s house, and I was there for around a week during the holidays. While I was there I was going through his old Dell computer that I used to play the game on and