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Major League Soccer Star Kieran Gibbs Reveals Plans to Convert 50% of His Salary Into Bitcoin

Major League Soccer Star Kieran Gibbs Reveals Plans to Convert 50% of His Salary Into Bitcoin

The Inter-Miami CF (IMCF) Major League Soccer (MLS) star Kieran Gibbs has announced the player plans to convert half of his salary into bitcoin. Gibbs will leverage the crypto finance firm XBTO in order to convert his salary and avoid heavy fees. Inter-Miami CF’s Left-Back Kieran Gibbs to Get Half of His Earnings Converted to […]

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Green Bay Packers Running Back Aaron Jones Joins Crypto Exchange FTX’s Ambassador Team

Green Bay Packers Running Back Aaron Jones Joins Crypto Exchange FTX’s Ambassador Team

On Tuesday, the crypto firm FTX Trading Ltd, announced that the Green Bay Packers running back Aaron Jones has joined the company as an FTX Ambassador in a long-term partnership. The collaboration with the NFL player follows the firm’s partnership with seven-time Super Bowl winner Tom Brady and his wife Gisele Bündchen. FTX Inks Long-Term […]

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NFL Bars Teams From Participating in Certain Cryptocurrency and NFT Ventures: Report

NFL Bars Teams From Participating in Certain Cryptocurrency and NFT Ventures: Report

According to a recent report, the National Football League (NFL) advised teams that they could not, at least for now, sell non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and sponsorships to digital currency companies. Advertisements for specific crypto assets were mentioned alongside initial coin offerings (ICOs), according to various club sources who remained anonymous. Anonymous Club Sources Disclose the […]

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New York Giants’ Saquon Barkley Plans to Convert Endorsement Revenue to Bitcoin

New York Giants’ Saquon Barkley Plans to Convert Endorsement Revenue to Bitcoin

Another pro athlete in the National Football League (NFL) is planning to convert some of his earnings into bitcoin. The 24-year-old running back for the New York Giants, Saquon Barkley, discussed converting his endorsement revenue into bitcoin during a recent interview with the Morgan Creek Digital co-founder Anthony Pompliano. Inflation Concerns Push Saquon Barkley Toward […]

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NFL Player for Kansas City Chiefs Sean Culkin to Convert 100% of Salary to Bitcoin

An NFL player for the Kansas City Chiefs, Sean Culkin, will convert all of his salary to bitcoin. A proponent of the cryptocurrency, Culkin said, “I believe we are in the beginning stage of bitcoin’s shift away from being extremely speculative, to a legitimate asset class viewed as a store of value.” NFL Player Wants […]

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NBA Team Sacramento Kings to Offer Players the Option of Getting Salary Paid in Bitcoin

The Sacramento Kings, an American professional basketball team, will offer everyone in its organization the option of getting their salary paid in bitcoin. This includes all players, according to the NBA team’s chairman, Vivek Ranadivé. The Sacramento Kings to Offer Salaries in Bitcoin The Sacramento Kings team chairman Vivek Ranadivé reportedly said on Clubhouse on […]

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Paid in Bitcoin: NFL Offensive Tackle Russell Okung Considered the Highest Paid in the League

At the end of December, the Carolina Panthers offensive lineman, Russell Okung told the public he would be getting half of his 13 million-dollar salary paid in bitcoin. Moreover, Okung made the decision at the right time, as the National Football League (NFL) just capped the league’s salaries at $180 million. Looking at it from […]

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Mexico’s Third-Wealthiest Individual Adds Bitcoin to His Twitter Bio

Just recently the Mexican billionaire, Ricardo Salinas Pliego, joined Elon Musk and a number of high-profile people, by adding the bitcoin hashtag to his Twitter bio. Salinas is one of Mexico’s wealthiest individuals with a fortune of around $13.2 billion and 10% of the entrepreneur’s liquid portfolio is in bitcoin. Grupo Salinas Chairman Joins the […]

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NFL Player Gets a Myriad of Celebrities to Add the Bitcoin Hashtag to Their Twitter Profiles

NFL Player Gets a Myriad of Celebrities to Add the Bitcoin Hashtag to Their Twitter Profiles

Following the day the Tesla founder, Elon Musk, added the Bitcoin hashtag to his Twitter profile, the popular Carolina Panthers offensive tackle, Russell Okung told his social media followers to put the Bitcoin hashtag in their bio. Okung has managed to get hundreds of people to do it, but more recently the NFL player started […]

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Pro Football Star Receives Half of His $13 Million Salary in Bitcoin

Pro Football Star Receives Half of His $13 Million Salary in Bitcoin

Carolina Panthers offensive lineman Russell Okung said he has been paid in bitcoin after asking to be paid in the cryptocurrency for almost two years. The Panthers is reportedly diverting half of his $13 million salary to the Strike wallet, which converts the payment into bitcoin for Okung. Russell Okung ‘Paid in Bitcoin’ Pro football […]

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