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Grupo Elektra, A Mexican Banking And Retail Corporation Will Enable Support For Bitcoin Lightning Network


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Grupo Elektra will soon make Bitcoin more widely available in Mexico.

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Grupo Elektra, a Mexican banking and retail corporation will support the Bitcoin Lightning network according to billionaire Ricardo Salinas Pliego.

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The billionaire claims that the new payment feature will soon be available in his Elektra stores.


Salinas Pliego is the third-richest man in Mexico, with a net worth $15.5 billion has been a longtime supporter of Bitcoin.

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Ricardo Salinas Pliego, also recently announced that his bank Banco Azteca aims to become the first Mexican bank with support for BTC.


In November 2020, the third-richest Mexican announced that he had converted 10% of his investment portfolio to Bitcoin.

Bitcoin lightening network has gained popularity over the last year. Twitter, a social media giant, is said to be testing a tip feature that will allow users to pay tips in Bitcoin.

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Albert Brown is a cryptocurrency investor and journalist who has been in the nascent space since 2017. His love and passion for technological innovations made him delve deeper into the world of blockchain and cryptocurrencies. As a journalist, Brown has written on several crypto-related topics that have been referenced by popular industry players like Tyler Winklevoss, Binance CZ, etc.

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