AMC Theatres CEO considers adding Shiba Inu as payment for ticket purchases

[ad_1] AMC Entertainment is in the process of updating its technical infrastructure to allow consumers to pay online with Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Litecoin (LTC), and Dogecoin (DOGE) for movie tickets. But it doesn’t stop there. In a Twitter post early Friday morning, Adam Aron, the company’s CEO, asked if users would be potentially interested in paying with Shiba Inu as well. At the time of writing, 97,582 Twitter users had already taken part in the poll, with approximately 85% of voters choosing “Yes.” The iconic theatre chain has taken…

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AMC Theatres debuts crypto payments for e-gift card purchases

[ad_1] American cinema giant AMC Theatres is steadily approaching its goal of accepting cryptocurrency payments by year-end, now debuting crypto purchases for electronic gift cards. AMC customers can now buy digital gift cards with cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin (BTC) directly through the AMC website, mobile app and theatres, CEO Adam Aron announced on Oct. 5. The new payment option was enabled through major crypto payment processor BitPay, allowing consumers to purchase e-cards of up to $200, Aron noted. The CEO paid special attention to Dogecoin (DOGE) among the digital assets accepted for…

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AMC adds Ether and Litecoin to year-end crypto adoption plans

[ad_1] AMC Entertainment will not only accept Bitcoin (BTC) payments for movie tickets by the end of 2022 but will also include other popular digital currencies in its crypto acceptance policy. Tweeting on Thursday, the company’s CEO, Adam Aron, announced plans for AMC to accept three other cryptocurrencies — Ether (ETH), Litecoin (LTC) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH). As previously reported by Cointelegraph, AMC initially unveiled plans to accept Bitcoin payments for online movie tickets before the end of the year. At the time, Aron said that moviegoers were eager to…

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Cinema operator AMC plans to accept BTC by 2022

[ad_1] American cinema operator AMC Entertainment is aiming to accept Bitcoin payments for movie tickets by 2022. Speaking during a Aug. 9 conference call regarding the firm’s Q2 results announced earlier the same day, AMC chairman and CEO Adam Aron revealed that the cinema chain intends to have the infrastructure ready to accept BTC payments for online movie tickets by the end of 2021. While details regarding AMC’s plan to accept Bitcoin are scant, Aron reported strong demand for buying movie tickets with crypto from the firm’s customers. AMC’s Q2…

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