Bitcoin breaks $1,000 after Zynga opts in

Bitcoin was back above $1,000 on Monday after Zynga said it will test the virtual currency for payments.

What will 2014 hold for bitcoin?
What will 2014 hold for bitcoin?

Zynga announced the move Saturday on Reddit, saying it will allow users of Farmville2, CityVille and five other games to make payments via BitPay, a bitcoin service provider.

"Zynga is always working to improve our customer experience by incorporating player feedback into our games," the gaming site said. "We look forward to hearing from our players about the Bitcoin test so we can continue in our efforts to provide the best possible gaming experience."

Bitcoin was trading at $1,072 on the Mt.Gox exchange on Monday morning. For the latest price, click here.

It first broke $1,000 in November.

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