Florida has long been known for retirees and vacation-goers but lately has become a new type of theme park–One for digital currencies and not mouse ears. Miami Heat’s basketball stadium was rebranded as FTX arena, the cryptocurrency exchange run by Sam Bankman-Fried (One of the guys on our rich list).
Florida is known for having no state income tax as well as well as being a hideout for the one and only “Florida Man”. Perhaps crypto would fit in with the light-handed approach of the state government?
“Our view as the state government is this is something that we welcome and we want to make sure that the state government is crypto-friendly,” DeSantis said in an interview.
A politician who may be on deck for a presidential run is openly making positive statements about crypto? We’re listening Ron…