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May 09 2022

Home Sold For Bitcoin In Louisville, KY For The First Time

A home was purchased for $65,000 in bitcoin making local history as the first real estate transaction with the peer-to-peer currency in Louisville, Kentucky.The first real-estate transaction using bitcoin in Louisville, Kentucky was recently completed. The purchase took about eight seconds and cost $0.70 in transaction fees.The owner and president of Millennial Title Company believes...

May 05 2022

Professional Wrestler Summer Rae Is Bullish On Bitcoin

Wrestler Summer Rae, joins the “Bitcoin Bottom Line” podcast to discuss taking a percentage of her salary in bitcoin and mining energy efficiency.Watch This Episode On YouTubeListen To The...

Feb 23 2022

Food Chain Everbowl To Let Employees Get Paid In Bitcoin

The California-based business said the move aims to provide an alternative savings vehicle for its employees.Corporate employees of superfood chain everbowl now have the option to receive a portion of their salaries in bitcoin, the company said in a press release Wednesday.“We are proud to be at the forefront of exploring how Bitcoin can be used as an alternative savings vehicle...

Feb 03 2022

Eric Adams — Let’s Get Your Salary Paid In Bitcoin!

While the next mayor of New York City has promised to be an ally for Bitcoin, the city is right now one of the most hostile locations for cryptocurrency.Dear Mayor Adams, I would like to start by congratulating you on your election as mayor of New York City. As you are a lifelong public servant to the city, I can imagine how...

Feb 01 2022

Get Paid in Bitcoin With NYDIG’s Bitcoin Savings Plan

The product caters to employers seeking to attract the best talent by offering payments in bitcoin.Leading U.S. companies can now offer their employees the option to get paid in bitcoin by opting into NYDIG’s newly launched product, Bitcoin Savings Plan. The offering is an employee benefit program through which the worker can choose what percentage of their paycheck they would like to...

Jan 27 2022

Brussels Member of Parliament to Take Full 2022 Salary in Bitcoin

The game-theoretic aspect of Bitcoin adoption is shown as politicians around the world race to establish the most welcoming place for the industry.Christophe De Beukelaer, a Brussels member of parliament, announced he will take his full 2022 salary in bitcoin in an effort to raise awareness about the digital currency in Europe and spark conversations around its usage across different areas of...

Jan 10 2022

NBA Players Klay Thompson, Andre Iguodala To Get Paid In Bitcoin

The Golden State Warriors stars will receive a portion of their salary in bitcoin and donate $1M in BTC each.NBA players Klay Thompson and Andre Iguodala will take a portion of their next salary in bitcoin and donate $1 million in BTC each to fans, the Golden State Warriors guard and guard-forward announced on Monday.“I’m with bitcoin because I believe it’s...

Nov 24 2021

OneRepublic Becomes First Major US Artist To Be Paid In Bitcoin For Show

Bitcoin payments app Strike enabled the band’s pioneering move, and its lead vocalist plans to do it again next month.OneRepublic became the first major U.S. band to be paid in bitcoin for a live gig.It was “the next logical step,” the group’s lead vocalist said.The band accepted BTC in full payment for an acoustic show in a historic theater outside...

Nov 05 2021

Draft Bill Seeks To Allow Brazilian Workers to Be Paid in Bitcoin

Nov 05 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  bills brazil markets paid in bitcoin

The bill seeks to change the current law that dictates Brazilian workers can only be paid with the national currency.A draft bill seeking to allow Brazilian workers to be paid in bitcoin was presented to the country’s Deputies Chamber on November 5. The author, deputy Luizão Goulart (REPUBLIC- PR), shared the natural evolution of money as a...

Nov 04 2021

Miami Mayor To Take His Entire Salary In Bitcoin

Mayor Francis Suarez credited "manipulated central bank currency systems" as the main driver for his move.The mayor of Miami will be taking his entire salary in bitcoin."I feel very comfortable getting my entire salary in bitcoin," he said in an interview.Government spending and "manipulated central bank currency systems" drove him to make the bold move.Miami Mayor Francis...

NYC Mayor-Elect To Take First Three Paychecks In Bitcoin

Eric Adams tweeted the news in response to Miami Mayor Francis Suarez’s similar announcement, igniting game theory dynamics.NYC Mayor-Elect Eric Adams will take his first three paychecks in bitcoin.The move comes in response to Miami Mayor’s announcement two days before, saying he would take his next paycheck fully in BTC.One of Bitcoin’s most essential characteristics, game theory,...

Oct 14 2021

Strike Launches Pay Me In Bitcoin Feature To Allow Income Conversion Into Bitcoin

“Today, anyone with a Strike account, no matter their employer, can get paid in bitcoin,” founder Jack Mallers said.Strike users can now enable direct deposit to their account and configure any amount of the incoming money to be instantly converted into bitcoin with no fees.“Pay Me In Bitcoin” allows users to seamlessly convert a portion of their income into BTC using...

Oct 11 2021

First USL Pro Soccer Player Gets Paid In Bitcoin

Birmingham Legion’s Alex Crognale became the first-ever USL professional soccer player to get paid in bitcoin, citing concerns over money printing by central banks.Center back for the Birmingham Legion, Alex Crognale, has become the first professional soccer player in the United Soccer League (USL) to get paid in bitcoin.Crognale took a total of 15% of his salary in bitcoin last month...

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