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The initiative could be extended to other games and events in Mexico, since the ticket sales platform a place to buy, sell and store cryptocurrency Boletomobile sees interest in adopting cryptocurrencies.
Soccer fans in Mexico have a new payment alternative for buying tickets: cryptocurrencies!
Tickets for the football matches of the Club Tigres can now be paid with Bitcoin the biggest and most popular cryptocurrency in the world. It is a decentralized digital currency that enables users to make trustless peer-to-peer transactions. and other cryptocurrencies. The incorporation of the new payment mechanism arises thanks to an alliance between the Monterrey-based team, the digital digital technologies are these electronic tools that have the ability to generate, store or even process data. asset exchange businesses that allow customers to trade cryptocurrencies for fiat money or other cryptocurrencies. Bitso and the shopping platform of Boletomobile tickets . The cryptocurrency processor BitPay bitPay is a Bitcoin payment service provider. is also part of the collaboration.
According to a official statement The cryptocurrency payment option is now available from Boletomobile . Users can try it for the first time to purchase tickets for the match. Tigers vs. America which will be held on April 23rd.
— Club Tigres Oficial ???? (@TigresOficial) April 20, 2022
The co-founder and CEO of Bitso Daniel Vogel, noted that the agreement will facilitate the day-to-day use of cryptocurrencies at sporting events in the world. Club Tigres The initiative, which he hopes will be extended to other clubs and events.
“Nuestro compromiso es hacer que las criptomonedas sean útiles para todas las personas”he added.
More events in Mexico can be paid with cryptocurrencies
Fans of the Nuevo Leon sports team seemed to receive the news with great enthusiasm, as tickets sold out shortly after the announcement. The first cryptocurrency-only tickets sold out in less than 24 hours as reported by Bitso in a tweet . The companies did not provide details on the number of tickets paid in cryptocurrencies.
The measure could soon start to be available for sale from tickets of other events, according to the executives of Boletomobile. In the statement, the company dedicated to the sale of tickets expressed interest in extend the cryptocurrency cryptocurrencies are digital currencies that use cryptographic technologies to secure their operation. payment option a contract giving the buyer the right, but not the obligation, to buy or sell an underlying asset or instrument at a specified strike price. for all events on your platform.
The movement of Boletomobile which manages the sale of 6 out of every 10 sporting events held in Mexico and also for concerts, could promote a greater acceptance of assets such as Bitcoin in the country, something that for the CEO, Walter Gonzalez, is already an “ reality “. In this regard, he noted in the statement:
We are very happy with this alliance. The use of cryptocurrencies is a reality, and anyone who does not see it that way is staying in the past. With this agreement between Boletomóvil and Bitso we innovate to be at the height of what our customers require.
Bitso brings cryptocurrencies to sports clubs
The incorporation of payments with Bitcoin is part of a partnership between the Mexican soccer club and Bitso . In November of last year, the exchange signed a three-year agreement with Club Tigres, that made him the first cryptocurrency unicorn to close refers to the closing price; similar to the same term used in stock trading. a sponsorship deal with a Mexican sports team.
At the time, the duo said they planned to continue exploring opportunities in the burgeoning industry. As part of the agreement, theEstadio Tigres is also embracing the new asset class and will allow payment with cryptocurrencies, as will the club’s e-commerce stores.
“ Since we announced our partnership with Bitso we have been talking about exploring new opportunities for the club, and today is the day to continue to grow together. “said Mauricio Culebro Galván, president of the Tigers in this week’s communiqué. “ Tigres continues to look to the future and new initiatives will surely come with Bitso to continue offering greater services. ”.
En febrero de este año, Bitso facilitated the first transfer of a female soccer player using cryptocurrencies, when Brazilian Stefany Ferrer left Club Tigres to join the staff of theAngel City FC. The Mexican platform has become an official sponsor of the Mexican National Soccer Team and of theclub brasileño São Paulo FC .
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Article by Hannah Estefania Perez / DiarioBitcoin
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