Danish ice hockey Team (Rungsted Seier Capital.) will be the first athlete in the world with a salary in bitcoins.
Club “Rungstead Sayer Capital”, serving in the top division of the Danish Hockey League have signed a sponsorship agreement with Swiss cryptocurrency company Bitcoin Suisse owned by a Danish bitcoin billionaire Niklas Nikolajsen
“Nikolay Rosenthal will become a pioneer in the sports world with such a payment. If this experience proves successful, we hope to extend it to the rest of the team, “- said the head of Bitcoin Suisse Niklas Nikolaensen. He also added that tax aspects of payment of salaries in bitcoins are currently being studied.
According to the terms of the contract, Bitcoin Suisse will act as the main sponsor of the club, and one of the leading players of Rungsted, Nikolay Rosenthal , will receive salaries in bitcoins. The club will also be renamed Bitcoin Arena, and a 9-meter Bitcoin Suisse logo will be placed on the fence of the rink, which will display a gold and silver bitcoin.