Cryptocurrencies, especially bitcoin (BTC), are increasingly adopted in the sports world. In the United States, some NFL (National Football League) teams accept them for large, recurring purchases. One such team recently decided to allow its fans to pay for tickets in bitcoin (BTC).
Houston Texans accept bitcoin (BTC) for ticket purchases
According a tweet from Bitcoin Archive on August 16, “Houston Texans now accept bitcoin for ticket sales“. They thus become the first NFL team in history to authorize the purchase of tickets with BTC. They have chosen BitWallet as their official bitcoin service provider. Note that BitWallet is a payment method that can serve as a digital wallet for individuals and businesses.
That said, supporters of the Houston Texans team will now be able to buy unique game suites in bitcoins. And thanks to BitWallet, the conversion of bitcoins into fiat during the purchase will be done easily. NFL Team President Greg Grissom said:We are proud to partner with BitWallet to provide an exciting option for our fans to enjoy Texans games in one of our suites.“.
“BitWallet is an ideal collaborator as we continue our efforts to advance our group in new and revolutionary ways.“, he added. Meanwhile, John Perrone, CEO of BitWallet, said:I’m honored that BitWallet is the first to offer this service to Texans fans.“.
The Houston Texans NFL team has decided to adopt bitcoin (BTC) for ticket sales. Going forward, fans will be able to purchase game suites using BitWallet as a payment method. For the CEO of BitWallet, “digital currency exchange has become a major payment technique and, by partnering with BitWallet, the Texans are showing the way forward for the NFL”.
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