The welcome sign is out for Bitcoin, and not just among investors. All told, you can now buy just about anything with bitcoins. Should you choose to part with them, that is.
Here are 28 of the most surprising things that'll tempt your digital wallet. Some are extraordinary, and some are extraordinarily ordinary.
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Bitcoin-skeptic-turned-backer Mark Cuban has told CoinDesk that his NBA franchise, the Dallas Mavericks, will allow payments in Bitcoin, Ethereum and "possibly some other currencies" starting in the 2018-2019 season.
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The Las Vegas gentlemen's club known as the Legends Roomaccepts bitcoins and anything else traded on the Bittrex exchange as payment for all the club has to offer, from beverages to lap dances.
If you leave your digital wallet at home, so to speak, the club's Bitcoin ATMs will help you out.
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The Manhattan-based plastic-surgery practice bodySCULPT says it's the first in the Big Apple to accept bitcoins for the aforementioned posterior procedure, and all of its other services, including liposuction.
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Should you find yourself and your bitcoins in St. Paul, Minn., and in need of a casket, then you're in luck: Crescent Tide Funeral & Cremation is there for both of you (with a 3 percent discount, no less).
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From the starters to the sandwiches, all the menu items at the Great Lost Bear in Portland, Maine, can be had for cash, credit cards or bitcoin. "Sorry, no personal checks," the menu notes.
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The best news for Bitcoin enthusiasts may be that pubs were among the earliest adopters and most ardent supporters of the currency. The historic Old Fitzroy in Sydney, for instance, became Australia's first Bitcoin-friendly bar in 2013.
There are some awesome-looking properties showcased on Bitcoin Real Estate. One favorite: the eight-bedroom, six-living-room, seven-bathroom Australian abode recently on the market for the Bitcoin equivalent of $3.5 million.
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This "compact pail filled with nutritious breakfasts, lunches and dinners" from Augason Farms can be yours at the all-in-on-Bitcoin Overstock.com. A 45-day meal planner is included in case you need to stretch things out over an apocalypse.