LAS VEGAS, Sept. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Bitcoin Direct, LLC, a subsidiary of Conexus Corporation, and Mike Tyson unveiled the first Mike Tyson Bitcoin ATM and made it available to public use today at Off the Strip at the LINQ in Las Vegas, NV. This is the first of several Mike Tyson Bitcoin ATMs planned for the Las Vegas community and beyond.
"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. Mike is a universally known boxer and celebrity whose fan base extends across a broad demographic. People around the world of all ages recognize him," 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. The Mike Tyson Bitcoin ATM offers consumers a convenient, secure, reputable, automated and economical method of purchasing bitcoin for cash."
The Mike Tyson Bitcoin ATM provides consumers the ability to instantaneously purchase bitcoin through their mobile devices, and should help to bridge the gap between bitcoin users and mainstream pop culture. The most significant difference between purchasing bitcoin from a Mike Tyson Bitcoin ATM rather than online is the convenience and privacy that the bitcoin ATM offers to consumers. Consumers can purchase bitcoin from a Mike Tyson Bitcoin ATM by simply using their 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."
Bitcoin is digital currency used for secure and instant transfer of value anywhere in the world. Bitcoin is created and maintained through an open network managed by its users. Bitcoin has a huge variety of uses. It can purchase practically anything, from gift cards to electronics to food.
The Mike Tyson Bitcoin ATM was launched today at a press event at Off the Strip in the LINQ. Mike Tyson welcomed the partnership alongside representatives of Bitcoin Direct.
About Mike Tyson
Mike Tyson is the former undisputed heavyweight champion of the world, and holds the record as the youngest boxer to win the WBC, WBA, and IBF heavyweight titles at 20 years old. Tyson won his first 10 professional bouts by knockout, 12 of them in the first round. Nicknamed "The Baddest Man on the Planet", "Kid Dynamite" and "Iron Mike", Tyson is considered one of the most talented heavyweights of all time. He has been inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame and the World Boxing Hall of Fame. His partnership with Bitcoin Direct is the first of its kind in the bitcoin industry.
About Bitcoin Direct, LLC
Conexus Corporation (OTC PINK: CNXS) subsidiary, Bitcoin Direct LLC, a Nevada limited liability company, provides bitcoin transaction solutions for the consumer. Bitcoin Direct's initial focus is to operate and service its bitcoin ATMs (automated bitcoin machines) in multiple locations across the U.S. Bitcoin ATMs provide consumers with the ability to instantaneously purchase bitcoin through their mobile devices. . The Company plans to offer a full range of bitcoin transaction solutions to a wide variety of industries including remittance and gaming, among others.
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