(Atlanta and Dallas) March 4, 2021 – BitPay, the world’s largest provider of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency payment services, today announced the rollout of Dogecoin payments for merchants and consumers. An early adopter of cryptocurrency, the Dallas Mavericks will be the first to accept Dogecoin. Mavs Fans for Life (MFFLs) can now use Dogecoin to buy tickets and merchandise online, making Mavs merchandise more accessible to MFFLs everywhere. The Dallas Mavericks have been accepting Bitcoin as a method of payment for game tickets and merchandise for almost two years.
“The Dallas Mavericks are a long-time enthusiast of cryptocurrency, opening up new opportunities for the team to sell tickets and merchandise to its global MFFL fan base,” Stephen Pair, CEO of BitPay, said. “BitPay believes that with continued cryptocurrency adoption, the industry is reaching an inflection point that will forever change consumer confidence, trust and pave the way for blockchain payments to disrupt the way consumers and businesses receive and spend funds.”
With fans in mind, the Mavs use BitPay to process all cryptocurrency purchases including tickets and merchandise with all top cryptocurrencies including BTC, BCH, ETH, USDC, GUSD, PAX and BUSD and now DOGE. The ability to accept crypto expands a business’ sales opportunity into international markets where accepting credit cards is not practical while reducing high fees and increasing payment transparency and efficiency. BitPay enables businesses to accept cryptocurrency as a form of payment without having to buy, own or manage crypto. The potential global market is