Danish hockey team, Rungsted Seier Capital now will speak on “Bitcoin Arena.”
The new name is much more sonorous than that of the Saxo Bank Arena. It is also planned to pay the star’s salary in BTC. A radical idea came to mind bitcoin billionaire Niklas Cox after he became the main sponsor of the team.
Nicolaisen, CEO Bitcoin Suisse, signed a three-year sponsorship agreement with the club. Bitcoin Suisse is a financial company working in the cryptocurrency, the headquarters of which is located in the Canton of Zug, Switzerland. It is known for its platform for trading digital currency. On Thursday, the company announced the signed partnership agreement with a hockey team of Denmark is out of my League.
Home rink Rungsted Seier Capital is located in Hørsholm.
Bitcoin enters the arena
Nicolaisen also plans to pay the players salary in the digital currency. According to the sponsorship agreement, Nicholas Rosenthal, star Rungsted, the salary will accumulate in soaring to the skies cryptocurrency. It will be the first professional athlete in the world, receiving salary in bitcoin.
The entire amount will now be credited only in BTC instead of the usual Danish kroner. It will be an example for other sports teams and athletes in all countries, encouraging the inclusion of cryptocurrencies as a method of payment, is gaining popularity around the world.
Rosenthal said: “Det er virkelig spennende å on lov at være pioner med dette” — in rough translation: “Very excited to be pioneering this initiative.”
Recently hockey has also expressed a desire to trade in this virtual currency. With the club Rosenthal signed four-year contract full-time player. In addition, according to the contract, the salary of the player will be stored in Fiat money, if the price of bitcoin will plummet. How do you find such a win-win deal?
Revolution at the rink
Billionaires quite often sponsor sports teams and clubs. But everything becomes much more interesting if the currency of the sponsorship is bitcoin. The transformation of the ice Palace and the new salary agreement at the hands of a Danish billionaire.
To the question about why he decided to become a sponsor, Nicolaisen says: “we have had a successful year, when I was able to review their capabilities and make a small contribution”. According to unpublished data, Nicolaisen gave the sponsors a seven-figure sum in dollars.
The official renaming will take place on 27 December 2017. At the same time, held a symbolic transfer of the sponsorship agreement, which marks the entry into force of the three-year contract. Blog Bitcoin Suisse published the following: “the ceremony will open a new main logo of the arena is covered with ice penalty bitcoin to gold and silver.”
Additional advertising and promotions to fans using bitcoin
In celebration of the conclusion of the partnership will be held five different events for fans of the club. The prize Fund each will be 0.1 BTC. In addition, in the main cafeteria of the stadium will start operating the terminal for the digital currency accepting such currency, such as bitcoin, Ethereum and Bitcoin Cash.
Throughout the season and the goals will show off the image of bitcoin. One of the trophies will be invested real bitcoin that will make it even more valuable collector’s item for the winners.
Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies caught the whole world off guard, struggling in the most different spheres of activity. Cryptocurrencies and their underlying technology has reformed the banking sector. Now popular cryptocurrency tries to enter in the world of sports.