The Original Bitcoin Jesus, Roger Ver, Admits to Hodling BTC Despite Switching to BCH Mostly
He has since then stood by his anti-bitcoin beliefs, saying that the original Satoshi protocols are followed by BCH. Despite Roger's strong and outspoken stance on BTC, he still holds some Bitcoin in his portfolio.
Roger's Bitcoin Portfolio
In a video on YouTube, by Bitcoin.com, Roger Ver revealed the amount of Bitcoin he holds and also his very diversified portfolio. Agreeing that he is a “polarizing figure”, Roger stated that BCH has all it takes to be the “peer-to-peer electric cash system” except for Bitcoin’s better harshrate.
When asked if he still has any Bitcoin,he responded :
“I do still hold some BTC as well, but the vast majority I’ve traded for Bitcoin Cash because it is useful as cash. And I’m much more bullish about the future of Bitcoin Cash than I am about BTC.”
A Very Diversified Portfolio
On the matter of the diversity of his portfolio, Roger Ver said it is “smart” to have a basket of crypto, as opposed to having just a single coin.
He also stated that his portfolio is more diverse than just BTC and BCH, saying it includes :
Roger Ver also stated that he was the “second person ever involved with Ripple” when Jed McCaleb, the former CTO met him to provide seed capital. Despite Ripple’s growing use-cases and its cryto XRP, Roger added that he:
“does not pay close attention to what is going on in the Ripple ecosystem”
Roger's Attacks on BTC Community
One of the major attacks on BTC by Roger Ver was its alleged “censorship”, stating that the official subreddit of Bitcoin, BTC, was “completely censored for about three years”
He also added that there is constant post manipulation, where the posts of users are constantly twisted to mean “the exact opposite” of the message passed. Roger Ver concluded by describing the Bitcoin community as:
“A bunch of censorship worshiping totalitarians that don’t understand the economic code that made Bitcoin successful in the first place.”
BCH Coin Ladder Position
Roger's Bitcoin cash has in the last few weeks risen in price above its peers, returning to its fourth position on the coin ladder moving ahead of LTC and EOS.