Questions tagged [block-reward]

Questions relating to the reward for producing a block, currently 5 ETH per block.

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Why am I getting less than 5 Ether per block?

Was something changed recently? I've been getting less and less ether per block - is this tied to difficulty level? I thought difficulty would affect the rate of mining a block, not the number of ...
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Why are there so many empty blocks?

Within the first 4 million blocks, I found that a significant fraction of them are empty. If miners are rewarded for writing transactions, wouldn't be in their best interests to at least partially ...
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What’s the block reward for smart contract miners?

Maybe this is a basic question, but I can’t figure out what are the block rewards and/or transaction fees for miners of smart contracts . When talking about a cryptocurrency, the block rewards are new ...
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Once I have created my new Crypto Currency, how may miners mine for my currency?

Will the miners mine my new currency by using the same miner as Ethereum? And will they need to configure their miner to specially mine my currency? I would be grateful if someone can explain me how ...
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Disable block mining reward in private testnet

Is there a way I can disable the generation of block reward in a private network during creation? Any parameter in genesis.json can do so?