Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Document And Entity Information

Document And Entity Information - shares
6 Months Ended
Jun. 30, 2022
Aug. 11, 2022
Document Information Line Items    
Entity Registrant Name Riot Blockchain, Inc.  
Trading Symbol RIOT  
Document Type 10-Q  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   154,536,152
Amendment Flag false  
Entity Central Index Key 0001167419  
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes  
Entity Filer Category Large Accelerated Filer  
Document Period End Date Jun. 30, 2022  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2022  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q2  
Entity Small Business false  
Entity Emerging Growth Company false  
Entity Shell Company false  
Document Quarterly Report true  
Document Transition Report false  
Entity File Number 001-33675  
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code NV  
Entity Tax Identification Number 84-1553387  
Entity Address, Address Line One 3855 Ambrosia Street  
Entity Address, Address Line Two Suite 301  
Entity Address, City or Town Castle Rock  
Entity Address, State or Province CO  
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 80109  
City Area Code (303)  
Local Phone Number 794-2000  
Title of 12(b) Security Common Stock, no par value per share  
Security Exchange Name NASDAQ  
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes