“We Could See $5 billion in Cryptocurrency Fantasy Sports Contests Played Annually” – Matt Primeaux, Victiv

victivbitcoin17 Sept 2014 / CoinTelegraph – Fantasy sports has always seemed like a promising area for Bitcoin acceptance. An industry dependent on online payments with over US$1 billion bet in the U.S. each year on fantasy football alone, much of it pooled in leagues stretching across the nation, fantasy sports would benefit greatly from the ability to send money without being subject to PayPal fees or worries about credit card fraud. However despite these advantages, fantasy football with Bitcoin seemed to be limited to a custom BitcoinTalk league with escrow services provided by NitrogenSports.

That is no longer the case. Just in time for the 2014 NFL season daily fantasy sports has been introduced to the world of Bitcoin through the new site Victiv.com. Following a trial period, they announced the launch on /r/Bitcoin and have since been active on Twitter and Reddit offering promotions and technical assistance….. Read more


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