SOURCE: Gold Coast Tickets Ltd.

Gold Coast Tickets Ltd.

July 02, 2014 11:49 ET

Gold Coast Tickets Launches First Direct-to-Consumer Bitcoin Promotion for Beyonce and Jay-Z at Soldier Field via Full-Page Chicago Sun Times and Chicago Reader Ads

The Premier Ticket Seller in Partnership With Coinbase and Will Be Giving a Discount to the 24 Customers Who Use Bitcoin to Purchase the Concert Tickets

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - Jul 2, 2014) - Gold Coast Tickets, Chicago's premier online ticket seller, is encouraging the use of bitcoin currency by offering 24 customers the opportunity for a 25 percent discount on Jay-Z and Beyoncé tickets.

The tickets are purchasable via bitcoin wallet addresses, printed only in a full-page ad run in both the Chicago Sun Times and Chicago Reader July 3rd, 2014 issues.

The 25 percent discount promotion will allow people who are excited about the new peer-to-peer currency to experience Jay-Z and Beyoncé's "On the Run" tour at Soldier Field on July 24. The deal exposes Gold Coast to new clients and is a stepping stone for Gold Coast to remain one of the most tech savvy ticket brokers.

"Jay-Z and Beyoncé are some of the biggest musical artists today, and bitcoin is one of the hottest topics of conversation in the ecommerce community," said Seth Sharin, Vice-President and Partner at Gold Coast Tickets. "Rewarding people for accepting new technology is a company priority and we hope this gets the word out about bitcoin."

Gold Coast, with Coinbase and, will be offering reduced-prices for 24 seats. The 25 percent bitcoin discount will be for 8 tickets in Soldier Field Section 211, 8 in Soldier Field Section 138, and 8 seats in Field A5 row 9. The selection will allow a variety of Beyoncé and Jay-Z fans to get a great price for amazing seats.

On May 22 Gold Coast Tickets became the first ticket seller to offer bitcoin as an acceptable form of payment. The ticket seller will continue to grow in the U.S. and bitcoin allows them stay ahead of the curve when it comes to new technologies.

About Gold Coast Tickets, Ltd.: Founded in 1994, Gold Coast Tickets, LTD. is Chicago's #1 ticket provider, with the largest in-stock inventory of all Chicago sports, concerts, and theatre tickets. They offer customers competitive ticket prices to local and national events with no additional service fees and a 200% guarantee. With Gold Coast Tickets, LTD. no matter the event "You got a guy."

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