El Salvador’s Chivo Bitcoin Wallet Not Compulsory for Residents

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El Salvador’s President Nayib Bukele took to Twitter on July 28, 2021, to make it clear that Salvadorans will not be compelled to use the country’s “Chivo” Bitcoin wallet. This might be to ensure that users are able to use their crypto any way they want, including participating in crypto casinos such as casino online ideal. While the government-issued Chivo wallet comes with several features that make it a better option than regular bitcoin wallets, Bukele says citizens will not be forced to use it, and users are free to convert their BTC to dollars in real-time.

President Bukele Clears the Air

In a mind-blowing Twitter thread on June 28, bitcoin-friendly El Salvador President Nayib Bukele cleared the air on the country’s newly launched Chivo bitcoin wallet, making clear that it is not compulsory for residents to download and use the wallet.

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