Why Lansing is investing in bitcoin

Bitcoin, created in 2009, is a decentralized digital currency. It isn’t regulated by governments and doesn’t require banks. People buy and sell it like stocks at online exchanges such as Coinbase.com or at bitcoin ATMs. As of Wednesday afternoon, one bitcoin was worth roughly $2,700. Bitcoin’s presence in Greater Lansing is growing. There are three bitcoin ATMs in the area. Zarka owns two. He…