Poolin has paused withdrawals from its wallets known as “Pool Accounts”, the major Bitcoin and cryptocurrency mining pool said in a statement on Monday.

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Fast facts

  • A recent surge in withdrawal demand is the primary root of the mining pool’s liquidity problems, but regular mining and direct payouts will not be affected, Poolin said.
  • The company has launched a zero-fee promotion and settlement adjustments in an effort to stabilize its liquidity and operation.
  • Poolin was the fourth-largest Bitcoin mining pool at press time, according to BTC.com data. 
  • Poolin’s statement comes a day after the miner went public with its liquidity issues on Chinese social media WeChat on Sunday, following user complaints on withdrawals, as reported by CoinDesk
  • Poolin is scheduled to provide a status update in two weeks from Monday’s statement.  

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