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Bitcoin centre offers classes

Classes are being offered on the basics of Bitcoin, and how to trade the digital currency. Classes, including those at the Bitcoin Centre NYC in New York City are helping people understand the controversial currency, as well as offering space for people to trade in it.

Bitcoin centre offers classes
Shirts for sale are shown at the entrance of the Bitcoin Center NYC during a class on the basics of Bitcoin and how to trade the digital currency on February 26, 2014 in New York City. The recently opened center offers a physical space for people to trade digital currencies, including bitcoin. Bitcoin Center NYC also offers classes for people interested in learning about digital currencies. (Getty Images)
Bitcoin centre offers classes
A Bitcoin Teller Machine, or BTM, is shown mounted on the wall at Bitcoin Center NYC during a class on the basics of Bitcoin and how to trade the digital currency on February 26, 2014 in New York City. The recently opened center offers a physical space for people to trade digital currencies, including bitcoin. Bitcoin Center NYC also offers classes for people interested in learning about digital currencies. (Getty Images)
Bitcoin centre offers classes
A television screen displays various bitcoin rates at Bitcoin Center NYC during a class on the basics of Bitcoin and how to trade the digital currency on February 26, 2014 in New York City. The recently opened center offers a physical space for people to trade digital currencies, including bitcoin. Bitcoin Center NYC also offers classes for people interested in learning about digital currencies. (Getty Images)
Bitcoin centre offers classes
Shirts for sale are shown at the entrance of the Bitcoin Center NYC during a class on the basics of Bitcoin and how to trade the digital currency on February 26, 2014 in New York City. The recently opened center offers a physical space for people to trade digital currencies, including bitcoin. Bitcoin Center NYC also offers classes for people interested in learning about digital currencies. (Getty Images)
Bitcoin centre offers classes
A mining bot is seen at Bitcoin Center NYC during a class on the basics of Bitcoin and how to trade the digital currency on February 26, 2014 in New York City. The recently opened center offers a physical space for people to trade digital currencies, including bitcoin. Bitcoin Center NYC also offers classes for people interested in learning about digital currencies. (Getty Images)
Bitcoin centre offers classes
Nick Spanos (L), a founding member of Bitcoin Center NYC, attends a class on the basics of Bitcoin and how to trade the digital currency on February 26, 2014 in New York City. The recently opened center offers a physical space for people to trade digital currencies, including bitcoin. Bitcoin Center NYC also offers classes for people interested in learning about digital currencies. (Getty Images)
Bitcoin centre offers classes
People attend a class on the basics of Bitcoin and how to trade the digital currency on February 26, 2014 at the Bitcoin Center NYC in New York City. The recently opened center offers a physical space for people to trade digital currencies, including bitcoin. Bitcoin Center NYC also offers classes for people interested in learning about digital currencies. (Getty Images)
Bitcoin centre offers classes
People work on their computers at a class on the basics of Bitcoin and how to trade the digital currency on February 26, 2014 at the Bitcoin Center NYC in New York City. The recently opened center offers a physical space for people to trade digital currencies, including bitcoin. Bitcoin Center NYC also offers classes for people interested in learning about digital currencies. (Getty Images)