NBA-laget Sacramento Kings har enligt CNBC börjat acceptera bitcoin. Man kan köpa biljetter och andra produkter online. Möjligen har läget spelat roll, det är ju mycket IT-intresserade människor där i norra Kalifornien, minst sagt!

It’s a slam dunk: NBA’s Sacramento Kings to accept bitcoin

The National Basketball Association franchise has announced that it will begin accepting the currency as payment online for tickets and merchandise, according toThe Sacramento Bee.

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As acceptance grows for bitcoin, which users can purchase with cash through online exchanges, the Kings have become the latest big-name organization to take it for payment. Online game site Zynga and are just two of the recent converts.

The Kings have sought to be among the most tech-forward teams in the league, allowing fans to load paperless tickets onto their smartphones, among other measures.

The team has a growing number of tech-oriented fans and we think (bitcoins are) yet another way to make the experience for those fans more seamless and hassle free, - Kings President Chris Granger said.

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