FORM 4 [ ] Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).         
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES
                                                                                  
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Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
                      
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person * Crawford James 2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol MARATHON DIGITAL HOLDINGS, INC. [ MARA ] 5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)_____ Director                    _____ 10% Owner
__X__ Officer (give title below)    _____ Other (specify below)
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
(Last)         (First)         (Middle)
C/O MARATHON DIGITAL HOLDINGS, INC., 1180 N. TOWN CENTER DRIVE, SUITE 100
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)
12/31/2020
(Street)
LAS VEGAS,, NV 89144
(City)       (State)       (Zip)
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YYYY)
 
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line) _X _ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person

Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Trans. Date 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 3. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock  12/31/2020    C    39570 (5) A $10.44  124245  D   
Common Stock  2/10/2021    C    56746 (5) A $2.19  180991  D   
Common Stock  3/31/2021    C    44045 (5) A $48.02  225036  D   
Common Stock  2/16/2021    S    25000  D $43.10  200036  D   

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned (e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Trans. Date 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 4. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Options  $0 (1) 5/4/2020    D        25000    (2)(4)  (2) RSUs  25000  $2.04  0 (3) D   
RSUs  $0 (1) 12/31/2020    D        61337    (2)(4)  (2) Common  61337  $10.44  61338  D   
RSUs  $0 (1) 2/10/2021    A     57990       (2)(4)  (2) Common  57990  $2.19  119328  D   
RSUs  $0 (1) 2/10/2021    D        57990    (2)(4)  (2) Common  57990  $2.19  61338  D   
RSUs  $0 (1) 3/31/2021    D        61338    (2)(4)  (2) Common  61338  $48.02  0 (3) D   

Explanation of Responses:
(1)  Vested restricted stock units ("RSUs") granted under the Marathon Patent Group, Inc. 2018 Equity Incentive Plan (the "Plan") convert into shares of the Issuer's Common Stock on a one-for-one basis upon settlement by the Issuer in accordance with the procedures of the Plan.
(2)  On the date in column 3, in connection with the Reporting Person's service as a director of the Corporation, the Reporting Person was granted an award as stated in those rows denoted as "A" in column 4, which immediately vested in those rows denoted as "D" in column 4.
(3)  Represents the total direct and indirect beneficial ownership of the security held by the Reporting Person immediately following the issuance reported by this Form 4.
(4)  Immediate vesting.
(5)  Amount in column (4) is net of shares sold for tax purposes.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
Crawford James
C/O MARATHON DIGITAL HOLDINGS, INC.
1180 N. TOWN CENTER DRIVE, SUITE 100
LAS VEGAS,, NV 89144


CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

Signatures
/s/ James Crawford 4/11/2021
**Signature of Reporting Person Date