As I'm sure may of you have heard, the Sacramento Kings just announced that they will start accepting Bitcoin as a currency. Is this a one team deal, or will others follow over time? This recent move by an NBA franchise got me thinking. http://money.cnn.com/2014/01/16/news/companies/nba-bitcoin/index.html Personally I find the possibilities in Bitcoin really intriguing. More and more companies are beginning to accept it as currency and you can exchange your Bitcoin for other currency including the dollar very easily. Hell, there is even a Bitcoin ATM being installed in my neighborhood in the East Village. The perks of Bitcoin is that it is decentralized and you don't have to go through banks, its always anonymous and you simply transfer money for goods or services which happen instantly. Also, since there are no laws pertaining to the currency, many gambling sites and other things of that nature are accessible. Also, for those with spare computers or fast GPU's you can actually set your computer up to mine Bitcoin. At one point the price of Bitcoin was less than a dollar. People have gotten rich just holding money in their Bitcoin account over time. As an example, the price of a Bitcoin was a little over 100 dollars in October and was worth 1,124 by the beginning of December. Those are HUGE profits. The market slipped a bit recently due to some issues in China and the whole Silkroad scandal, but this is definitely the time to invest IMO as it looks like Bitcoin is about to skyrocket again. If anyone is doesn't know how to get started you can go here. https://coinbase.com/?r=52d64f0fc249875240000048&utm_campaign=user-referral&src=referral-link Also, a website I frequent is http://freebitco.in/?r=239169 This site gives you free Bitcoin once every hour. It works as a lottery so there is a chance you can win big, and you can also play with what you earn in a Hi-LO type game. Anyway, aside from trying to get people aware of the currency, I'm really curious what a lot of the users here think? Is Bitcoin the currency of the future, or just a passing fad?