NFL star hosting Bitcoin meetup next month in LA

posted 10 months ago
The LA Chargers’ left tackle, Russel Okung, announced a Bitcoin meetup focusing on beginner fundamentals of Bitcoin. The meetup organized by the high profile athlete will be on September 1st, in Los Angeles, California. The American football player is also at the center of a growing movement of athletes in the NFL requesting the league pay them in Bitcoin. The NFL star stated via Twitter “I will be hosting a one-day event Sunday, Sept 1st in LA for Bitcoin rookies. I’m excited to jump in more personally to help advance efforts for mainstream adoption.”

Okung went on to say that he has decided to host his meetup because he has heard personally from people who were misinformed about cryptocurrency in their early days. He calls this “the most costly kind of false start.” Okung goes on to state that his team and himself are creating a “simple, practical session.” He also claims to be working with some to-be-disclosed Bitcoiners in shaping the educational sessions.
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