• Thomas Witt

Roundnet, Professional Sports and Cryptocurrency

Updated: Apr 1

The 'cryptocurrency' spike is taking the world, and the sporting world, by storm. That excitement for cryptocurrency and investing, in general, is starting to branch out of the 'CNBC' crowd and into the more mainstream.


There has been a buzz around the professional sports world recently in terms of athletes requesting to be paid in cryptocurrency.


Can the competitive roundnet community 'cash in' and gain some much-needed media notoriety? As well as help players to make money, by issuing 'cryptocurrency' based tournament prizes?


What are 'crypto' and blockchain?

DISCLAIMER: Oh, and hey, this is not investing advice. You could lose all your $1000 third-place 2019 Spikeball Roundnet Association nationals prize!


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Roundnet Tournament Prize Money


The 'roundnet world' talks often about prize money. There are some polarizing views in various roundnet chat forums online, in terms of prize money. Scroll to the bottom of the link for the proposed tournament prize pay layout for the 2020 Spikeball Roundnet Association (SRA) roundnet season. This prize pool would have been the highest yet for the young sport of competitive roundnet. Unfortunately, the 2020 roundnet season was canceled due to COVID-19.


Cryptocurrency 'Spike' and Professional Sports


Cryptocurrency and roundnet tournament payments ... Is it possible that in the future, roundnet tournament prizes may include cryptocurrency-based prizes?


There has been a buzz around the professional sports world recently in terms of athletes requesting to be paid in 'cryptocurrency'.


Many North American-based professional athletes are talking about being paid in cryptocurrency.


Spencer Dinwiddie, a National Basketball Association (NBA) player for the Brooklyn Nets, is very active in the 'crypto' and sports 'realm'.

From a recent article titled, "How the NFL and NBA are Adopting Blockchain and Crypto"