Latterly, the bitcoins is very popular alternative currency to the US dollar. This digital money has been used to buy a Tesla model S last week, as well as acceptable form of payment for Virgin Galactic’s ride into space. By the same token, the former owner of a Las Vegas casino is willing to accept the online currency bitcoin in the $7.85 million sale of his home in Las Vegas. Jack Sommer, a commercial developer who once owned the Aladdin (now Planet Hollywood Resort) on the Strip, got the idea to seek Bitcoin for his single-family home from two of his sons who actively trade the currency.
Magnificent 25,000 square feet mansion features marble from China, Iceland and Brazil, a full basement, staff quarters with Jacuzzis, and a secret garden. It also has 39 air conditioning zones fed from a 120-ton cooling tower. The library shelves are made of stainless steel and clad in American cherry wood. From the owner’s suite, you can see five fairways on the Spanish Trail Country Club’s golf course, and Anna Nicole Smith shot a movie in the 2,000-square-foot guest house.
If the sale occurs, it will be the largest real estate transaction done in bitcoins.