Riot Announces December 2022 Production and Operations UpdatesRiot Achieves Numerous Key Milestones and Produces All-Time High of 659 Bitcoin in December 2022Castle Rock, CO, Jan. 04, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Riot Platforms, Inc. (NASDAQ: RIOT) (“Riot” or “the Company”), an industry leader in Bitcoin (“BTC”) mining and data center hosting, announces unaudited production and operations updates for December 2022. Bitcoin Production and Operations Updates for December 2022Riot produced 659 BTC, an increase of approximately 55% as compared to December 2021 production of 425 BTC. Riot held approximately 6,952 BTC, all produced by the Company’s self-mining operations, as of December 31, 2022. Riot had a deployed fleet of 88,556 miners, with a hash rate capacity of 9.7 exahash per second (“EH/s”), as of December 31, 2022. In addition to the Company’s self-mining operations, Riot hosts approximately 200 MW of institutional Bitcoin mining clients.