Finance: CRYPTO INSIDER: We went inside SXSW’s bitcoin party

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For one night only, Austin's Rio club accepted cryptocurrency as payment for bottle service while barely-dressed bartenders poured shots for hodlers.

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YOBitcoin, a startup based in Austin that builds and maintains facilities for bitcoin mining, threw the first-ever "Just Hodl It" party at the SXSW film festival and tech conference on Tuesday.

House music played as guests danced and mingled. Barely-dressed bartenders poured shots. For one night only, Austin's Rio club accepted cryptocurrency as payment for bottle service.

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