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Australian Cricket Legend Brett Lee Joins Sportsbet.io in Donating Bitcoin to Help the Covid Crisis in India

Australian cricket legend Brett Lee and leading sportsbook Sportsbet have donated 1 Bitcoin each in an effort to provide much-needed aid to India during the ongoing Covid pandemic crisis. The money will be used for general aid and to help to provide India with general medical supplies. Having spent a lot of time in the country over the years, Lee thinks of India as his second home, and when he became aware of the level of which India is suffering due the covid crisis, the ex-Australian cricketer felt compelled to help.

Deeply saddened by the suffering of the Indian People due to the pandemic, Lee has donated an entire Bitcoin to the community-run fund started by Polygon co-founder Sandeep Nailwal, CryptoRelief.in.

Sportsbet.io Continue to Support Global Communities

Following Lee’s example to support the cause, Sportsbet.io has followed suit and donated 1 Bitcoin to help support India. The ex-Ashes player feels privileged and has a responsibility to make a difference to this ongoing global issue.

Taking into consideration the efforts being made and the hardships endured, Lee also gives thanks to “all the frontline workers who have been working round the clock during these tough times.” In a position to help the cause, Lee supports India with his 1BTC donation to help provide the vital medical supplies required including “oxygen supplies for hospitals across India.”

Having witnessed the generous donation by Brett Lee, and the coming together of the wider crypto community for this cause, Director of Sportsbook at Sportsbet.io, Joe McCallum stated that he too needed to step up and join the effort.

CryptoRelief Bolstering Support For India

Tasked with reducing those suffering in India, CryptoRelief.in is bolstering support by providing healthcare and essential services. With donations from Brett Lee, Sportsbet.io, and others, CryptoRelief.in works alongside several credible organizations and initiatives to ensure transparency and impactful disbursement.

Having already raised over $3 million in cryptocurrency for the cause, donations received so far have come from other high-profile individuals including the likes of Vitalik Buterin – the founder of Ethereum. As Brett Lee and Sportsbet.io enter the scene, the support for India only continues to rise as vital resources receive the funding so desperately needed.

What Is Sportsbet.io?

Sportsbet.io was founded as part of the Coingaming Group in 2016 and has been a long advocate of cryptocurrency adoption. Redefining the online betting space with cutting-edge technology, Sportsbet.io’s donation to the cause is just one of a string of community-supporting acts. As the casino and sportsbook operator platform continues to support the community, they steadily reinforce and lead global cryptocurrency adoption.

To help Sportsbet.io and CryptoRelief on their mission to support India through the Covid crisis, donations can be made by visiting CryptoRelief.in

 

Originally published on News BTC

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