A bet on whether Bitcoin outperforms Berkshire Hathaway on BitBet.us has now become the record largest public Bitcoin denominated bet in terms of the number of bets placed. As of publishing 162 bets have been placed on this proposition. In terms of absolute value wagered this bet is still dwarfed by two bets on the same platform which were Bitcoin difficulty at or above 2B before Feb 2014 1886.91 BTC wagered1 and BFL will deliver ASIC devices before March 1st (2013) 1689.81 BTC wagered.2 This bet is scheduled to resolve on March 16th, 2015 with wagering open through February 15th, 2015.
- The largest ever in Bitcoin and in the equivalent dollar value denominated in Bitcoin. [↩]
- Bitcoin was worth much less at the time. [↩]