Turkish football club continues Bitcoin sports trend by signing player to be paid in Bitcoin, despite uncertain regulatory environment.
Turkish football team Harunustaspor announced Tuesday, Jan. 30, that it will pay a player partially in Bitcoin (BTC), local news outlet CNN Turk reports.
As chairman of the amateur club Haldun Şehit told CNN Turk, the move was completed to hire 22-year-old Omar Faruk for 2000 lira ($528) in BTC and 2500 lira ($661) in cash.
OFFICIAL: Turkish amateur side Harunustaspor have signed 22-year-old Omar Faruk in return for Bitcoin.
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