What Is  Lightning  Pool?

By Che Kohler 8.10.22

The Lightning network is based on channels, which are payment tubes with constraints, and sometimes those constraints can pose issues for routing bitcoin.

The Problem

Pools provides an open market rate for pulling bitcoin into the Lightning network as those who provide liquidity may be able to earn some passive revenue this way.

The Solution

Lightning Pool is a non-custodial, peer-to-peer marketplace that allows node operators that need inbound liquidity to pay node operators

What is Lightning Pool?

Through the service, Lightning Network users can lease liquidity from other Lightning users to access the liquidity necessary to route payments through the network.

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If you want to learn more about Lightning Pools check out our detailed tutorial below