As the cryptocurrency-blockchain industry gains more recognition in the mainstream sector, more and more sectors are joining the platform. With time, industries from around the world have started finding crypto-blockchain technology to be the ultimate solution for advancement into the future.
In the past couple of years, crypto-blockchain technology has been widely adopted in the sports sector, Football to be precise. There are many football players that have interacted with crypto-blockchain technology in different ways. May it be launching NFT for the club, carrying out voting, or investing in cryptocurrencies. The football sector has been picking up on blockchain technology quite efficiently.
According to the latest reports, a famous football club has recently become part of the cryptocurrency verse. The name of the club is Southampton FC, which is part of the Premier League and has partnered with a cryptocurrency betting website. It has been confirmed that the name of the crypto-betting website is Sportsbet.io.
It has stated that the recent development in the football industry is set to become one of the biggest technological adoptions and advancements in the sector.
By partnering with the crypto-betting website, the fans of the Southampton football club will have the opportunity to experience matches from their homes during the COVID-19 lockdowns. It has been revealed that the users will be able to watch live matches through virtual reality.
It has been revealed that Southampton FC football club and Sportsbet.io became main club partners right at the beginning of the 2020-2021 season. The sports betting site based in the United Kingdom has stated that it will be using its match day rights for Southampton FC in a unique manner.
The website revealed that the users will be able to watch live matches through virtual reality headsets and place bets on the game.
Furthermore, Sportsbet.io has also signed a three-year contract with another major club “Arsenal” from the Premier League. The three-year contract between the club and the sports betting website was signed at the beginning of the recent season. According to the new contract, Sportsbet.io has become the official/legal betting partner for Arsenal.
The Sportsbet.io website is known for providing fans the opportunity to make deposits and place bets via cryptocurrencies. Some of the major and accepted cryptocurrencies on the platform include Tron (TRX), Litecoin (LTC), Bitcoin (BTC), Tether (USDT), Ethereum (ETH), and many more.
The founding member of Coingaming Group and the operator for Sportsbet also commented on the recent partnership between two major clubs.
He stated that Sportsbet already foresaw that the relationship between the betting and cryptocurrency industry will continue to grow. This is exactly what is happening between both the industries and soon, the football industry will gain more exposure in the cryptocurrency sector.