Premier League’s Watford FC Puts Bitcoin Logo on Kit, Accepts BTC

Premier League’s Watford FC Puts Bitcoin Logo on Kit, Accepts BTC

The Bitcoin (BTC) symbol will now appear on the shirt sleeve of Watford Football club players, and the team will also accept the for merchandise purchases.
The football club announced in a post on its website published on Sept. 12 that the famous Bitcoin “B” logo will be featured on the player’s uniforms as a result of the club’s partnership with betting platform Sportsbet.io.
The team will also accept the leading as a payment for its merchandise.
A public awareness campaign
According to the official post, the logo’s addition to the uniform is part of a wider campaign aiming to “improve awareness around and educate the public on the benefits of using cryptocurrencies.”
The head of marketing of the team’s main shirt sponsor Sportsbet.io Justin Le Brocque said that the company is giving back to the community:
“The community have been hugely supportive of us since we began, so putting the logo on the sleeve felt like a fun way to give something back while also showing them our support.”
The sponsorship will be crowdfunded and anyone can bid to access a public LED space shown live during matches and exclusive Watford FC merchandise. Le Brocque also added that he hopes the initiative “will create even more buzz around cryptocurrencies.”
As Cointelegraph reported in August, the Dallas Mavericks have become the second NBA team to accept as a means of payment for match tickets and merchandise.

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