Merge Mining Pool

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Merge Mining Pool, also known as mmpool, is a merge mining pool that allows mining bitcoins (BTC), Namecoin (NMC), ixcoin (IXC), i0coin (I0C), Devcoin (DVC) and Groupcoin. As of 2016-11-14, This announcment was found on their page: Merge mining is temporarily disabled, only bitcoins are being mined at the current time.

The coinbase signature for this pool is: "/mmpool" [1].

Reward distribution

  • 1.5% fee with Double geometric method [2] for bitcoin rewards.
  • PPS method for merged mining rewards of Namecoin, Devcoin, ixcoin, i0coin and groupcoin.
  • Payout available as soon as a block is found for bitcoin and immediately a share is submitted for the merge mined coins. No waiting for 120 confirmations.
  • Transaction fees paid to miner that found a block.

Extra Features

  • Stratum support with merge mining
  • IRC channel #mmpool on the freenode network
  • Support via email or Bitmessage

See Also

References

  1. Example of decoded coinbase
  2. https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=39497.0 Double Geometric Method