THE SACRAMENTO KINGS are set to become the first major sports franchise to offer a bitcoin payment option to all players and staff, team chairman Vivek Ranadivé said on Clubhouse on Monday.

The news was first broken on Twitter by Neil Jacobs, well-known on Clubhouse as a regular moderator for Café Bitcoin, who quoted Ranadivé as having said: "I'm going to announce in the next few days that I'm going to offer everyone in the Kings organization, they can get paid as much of their salary in bitcoin as they want, including the players.” 

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