The Mavericks have a new partnership providing a new method of payment: Bitcoin. Fans now can use the cryptocurrency for purchasing tickets and merchandise online
Here’s the official release with all the details.
August 13, 2019 (DALLAS, TX)- The Dallas Mavericks are now just the second team in the NBA to accept Bitcoin, a form of cryptocurrency, as a method of payment for game tickets and merchandise. The Mavs will utilize the service provider BitPay to process all Bitcoin purchases. BitPay, the largest bitcoin payment processor in the world, offers the Dallas Mavs’ global fans a seamless experience to purchase tickets and merchandise with the Bitcoin Cryptocurrency.
“The Dallas Mavericks have been an outspoken advocate for Bitcoin, opening up opportunities for the team as it starts to accept Bitcoin for ticket sales and merchandise,” said Stephen Pair, CEO of BitPay.
With fans in mind, the move to accept additional forms of currency makes tickets and merchandise more accessible to MFFLs everywhere. The future for cryptocurrency is rapidly expanding and the Dallas Mavericks will continue to lead the way in sport’s technological innovation.
“We want our fans who would like to pay with Bitcoin the opportunity to do so. BitPay allows our global fans to seamlessly make purchases with the Mavs,” said Dallas Mavericks owner, Mark Cuban.
MFFLs can make ticket purchases by calling 214.658.6287 and merchandise purchases at dallasmavs.shop. For media inquiries, please contact Erin Finegold at Erin.Finegold@dallasmavs.com and Rachael Sklar at Rachael.Sklar@dallasmavs.com.
ABOUT BITPAY: Founded in 2011, BitPay is the pioneer and the most experienced company in Bitcoin and blockchain payments. Its suite of products enables businesses to send and receive cross border payments, also enabling consumers to manage digital assets with the BitPay Wallet and turn digital assets into dollars with the BitPay Prepaid Visa® Card. The company has offices in North America, Europe, and South America and has raised over $70 million from leading investors including Founders Fund, Index Ventures and Aquiline Technology Growth. For more information visit https://bitpay.com.