Mike Tyson LINQ’d with Vegas bitcoin ATM

Bitcoin Direct LLC, a subsidiary of Conexus Corp., and Mike Tyson unveiled the first Mike Tyson Bitcoin ATM during a press event yesterday at Off the Strip, an upscale Italian restaurant at the LINQ Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. This is the first of several Mike Tyson Bitcoin ATMs planned for the Las Vegas community and beyond, according to a press release

“Bitcoin Direct is extremely pleased to be partnering with Mike Tyson, the former undisputed heavyweight champion of the world, to help introduce and promote the use of digital currency by the general public,” said Peter Klamka, CEO of Bitcoin Direct. “The Mike Tyson Bitcoin ATM should help introduce bitcoin, the digital currency formerly seen as only used by the tech savvy, to the consumer and broaden its availability and appeal to the general public.”

Consumers can instantaneously purchase bitcoin from a Mike Tyson Bitcoin ATM simply by using a bitcoin wallet residing on any handheld device.

“I’m honored to join the bitcoin revolution with my very first bitcoin ATM,” said Mike Tyson. “The Mike Tyson branded Bitcoin ATM at Off the Strip at the LINQ is the first of hopefully many across the globe. I’m very excited about the possibilities.”

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