I have been mining btg since the launch of the network.
Who knows when the launch of the lightning is planned? in 2019? 2020? 2021? )
Hello, thank you for your support!
To answer your question, there is no release date timeline for lightning but the development continues to make updates. Actually very recently(June 29!) our dev Spas succesfully compiled lnd 0.6.1 for btg test net and opened a channel. This is a significant achievement! Since lightning development started the dev team has been porting various libraries to help better support software working with lnd and with all that hard work and figuring out things, the new build is working!
The activity is updated on our discord http://discord.gg/HmVUU6S in the dev channel, come ask questions and hang out with miners and other supporting community sometime