miners’ hourly revenue has hit a five-year record, with fees currently bringing in 2,275 ETH ($880K) per hour.
The spike was triggered by yesterday’s announcement that Uniswap would airdrop it’s governance token UNI to past users of the decentralized exchange. Following the UNI announcement, more than 70,000 users rushed to claim free tokens and the gas price surged past 700 Gwei.
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