16 wild Bitcoin tales of rags to riches (and vice versa)

Thinking of investing in Bitcoin? Read these nutty stories first.

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#5 The Most Expensive Pizza of all time?

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What’s the best pizza you’ve ever eaten? How much would you have paid for it? How about 10,000 BTC? In 2010, Laszlo Hanyecz of Florida wrote himself into the history books, when he became the first person to exchange Bitcoin for real goods. Via Reddit, Hanyecz made a deal with a guy over in England – Laszlo would send him 10,000 Bitcoin – at the time a more-or-less worthless online-currency – if the Englishman would order him a pizza from his local Papa John’s. At time of writing, that amount of Bitcoin is worth approximately $159 million – we hope it was a very, very nice pizza.

Source: Business Insider