The Sacramento Kings will become the first major pro sports franchise to accept Bitcoin as payment, the team said Thursday.
The NBA team, based in Sacramento, Calif., said in a release that starting March 1 it will accept the digital currency for certain team merchandise and ticket transactions. It will utilize BitPay, a popular Bitcoin processing service, to handle the payments.
BitPay is said to be one of the easier processing services for merchants large and small. When the open-source hardware company Adafruit began accepting Bitcoin in November, company founder Limor Fried told CNET that among the most important features … Read more