Southampton FC has entered into a VR partnership with a major crypto betting site, Sportsbet.io. The matchday rights can be used during the COVID-19 lockdown.
A news post on cointelegraph stated that the Premier League football club, Southampton FC, has entered into a partnership with Sportsbet.io. The new partnership with the cryptocurrency betting website gives fans to experience matchday during the lockdown due to the COVID-19.
That is possible thanks to VR, and influencers can use sums of BTC for placing bets. During the season this year, 2021, Sportsbet.io is a crucial partner of Southampton FC. The betting site that is based in the United Kingdom wants to give fans of the club matchday rights through VR.
The cryptocurrency betting website has also signed a three-year partnership with Arsenal. BCash.Site is a site for ZK-rollup L2 PMM swap dor BEP-20/BEP1155 had this to tweet on Southampton FC entering into a VR partnership with Sportsbet.io.
The cryptocurrency betting website has various times accepted deposits in the form of Bitcoin BTC, Ethereum ETH, Tether USDT, and more. Founder of Coingaming Group, Tim Heath, which operates Sportsbet, said he feels the partnership is moving in the right direction.
Besides, Heath is satisfied with the relationship between cryptocurrency and football. He mentioned that this is not the first time for a team or player to be associated with cryptocurrency.
Earlier, DUX Internacional de Madrid bought a player, and Russell Okung, the NFL pro footballer, wanted his BTC salary. Heath also added that more players and teams might follow suit. They want to find ways to engage with cryptocurrency and want fans as well to experience matchday like the normal times.
David Thomas, the chief commercial officer of Southampton FC, said the football club wants to be part of a system that may shake up things. The digital approach has always been to redefine the content status-quo with Sportsbet.io.
Last year, football players launched tokens of their own in cryptocurrency. Popular clubs provided infused bitcoin into their payment system. Some of those clubs include Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich.