AntPool remains the largest Bitcoin Mining Pool in terms of its Bitcoin Network hash-rate. AntPool holds roughly 15% of the total hash-rate of all Bitcoin mining pools. AntPool mined its first block in March 2014, meaning that it emerged roughly four years after the first mining pool; Slushpool. AntPool is run by Bitmain Technologies Ltd., the world’s largest Bitcoin mining hardware manufacturer, and a large portion of their pool is run on Bitmain’s own mining rigs. AntPool supports both P2Pool and stratum mining modes, with nodes that are spread all over the world to ensure stability (US, Germany, China etc.). Also, AntPool’s user interface is surprisingly slick, considering that the underlying company thrives mostly off of hardware sales.


DiscusFish, also known as F2Pool, is based in China. F2Pool has mined about 5-6% of all blocks over the past 6 months.


  • Stratum Mining Protocol
  • PPS at 4%
  • Vardiff
  • Port 25 and Port 80 mining
  • Offers Litecoin, Zcash and Ethereum, as well as merged-mining with Namecoin, Syscoin and Dogecoin
  • Daily automatic pay-out
  • Minimum withdrawal at 0.001 BTC, 0.01 LTC, 0.01 ZEC or 0.1 ETH
  • Customized Coinbase String to honour block founders
  • Servers in mainland China: Beijing, Qingdao, Guangzhou, Hong Kong as well as the U.S.
  • Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese and English language user-interface


BitFury is one of the largest manufacturers of Bitcoin mining hardware and chips. BitFury presently mines about 13% of all Bitcoins in three Data Centers across Georgia. The BitFury Group utilizes the technology of the Blockchain to allow companies to successfully digitize their assets, and safely transact them over the internet – making the world safer, simpler and more efficient.


The BTCC Mining Pool is run by BTCC, a Bitcoin company based in China. BTCC is China’s third-largest Bitcoin Exchange. Their Mining Pool currently mines about 11.5% of all blocks. Alongside their Mining Pool and Bitcoin Exchange, the company also offers a Bitcoin Wallet, prints physical Bitcoins and more!


Slush Pool is run by Satoshi Labs and was the world’s first-ever Bitcoin Mining Pool. It’s advanced, yet also a great Pool for beginners.

According to The Slush Pool website, currently, there are URLs for the mining pool. You will want to point your software towards the URL location closest to you. In turn, this will maximize your mining profits. They are as follows:

USA, East Coast:




China, Mainland





BW Mining Company was established in 2014 and is another China-based mining company. It currently mines around 8% of all blocks.


ViaBTC is a somewhat new mining pool that has been around for about one year. It’s targeted towards Chinese miners.


1-Hash was built by the Hangzhou Mine Technology Co. Ltd. Its Mining Technology is located in the Zhejiang Province National University Science Park, alongside a beautiful, rich science and technology atmosphere. With its advanced R & D core technology, keen market insight and broad international horizons, the company advocates and promotes the development of Bitcoin platforms as a pioneer in both the field of Bitcoin and its block chain technology. 1Hash were as early in the field as the first generation of elite coins. The core strengths of the team, are they’re young, full of vitality, responsible, hardworking, and have been upholding the win-win spirit of enterprise as well as professionalism and innovation

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