MLB Club the Oakland A’s Is Now Accepting Bitcoin for 2021 Season Passes – Bitcoin News

The professional baseball team the Oakland Athletics (A’s) has announced that the ball club is now accepting bitcoin for season tickets. Now through opening day, a set of six Oakland A’s full season suites can be purchased with a single bitcoin, which is currently a discount in comparison to the regular cost.

Oakland Athletics Is Selling Six-Person Suite Season Tickets for a Single Bitcoin

On Sunday, March 14, the Oakland A’s President Dave Kaval revealed the ball club is now accepting bitcoin (BTC) for 2021 season tickets. The news follows a few basketball clubs from the NBA that accept bitcoin, including the Dallas Mavericks and the Sacramento Kings.

On Sunday evening, Kaval announced bitcoin acceptance for 2021 season tickets and at the time, bitcoin (BTC) was exchanging hands above the $60k handle. The price of BTC has dropped since then, and is currently swapping for around $57k at the time of publication.

According to the announcement, the Oakland A’s will sell a 2021 full season, six-person suite in exchange for a single bitcoin now through April 1, 2021. Suites provide a way for groups larger than four to enjoy a baseball game. A private suite for up to six people is $594 per game and regular-season prices stand at $64,800 per full season admission.

A’s President Dave Kaval: ‘The Price of a Season Suite May Fluctuate, Which Adds to the Excitement’

However, instead of opting to pay with U.S. dollars, a single bitcoin can purchase a full season six-person suite. “To order a full season suite, and coordinate secure cryptocurrency payment, contact us at suites@athletics.com,” the announcement reads.

“We invite our fans to become the first bitcoin…

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