AMC Theaters introduces cryptocurrency payments for electronic gift card purchases

American film giant AMC Theaters is steadily approaching its goal of accepting payments in cryptocurrency by the end of the year. and now it has introduced the option to buy e-gift cards with cryptocurrencies.

AMC customers can now purchase digital gift cards with cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin (BTC) directly through the AMC website, mobile app and theaters announcedOn Tuesday the CEO Adam Aron.

The new payment option was activated by the large cryptocurrency payment processor BitPay. Consumers can purchase e-cards up to $ 200, Aron noted.

AMC Theaters introduces cryptocurrency payments for electronic gift card purchases
AMC Theaters introduces cryptocurrency payments for electronic gift card purchases

The CEO paid particular attention to Dogecoin (DOGE) among the digital assets that are accepted for purchases with AMC e-cards.Aron indicated in September that AMC will add DOGE to the list of cryptocurrencies accepted for tickets by the end of 2021.

Aron conducted a survey of 140,000 people on Twitter and asked the community whether AMC should accept payments from DOGE for tickets. It is clear that you are thinking that AMC should accept Dogecoin. Now we have to figure out how to do it. Stay tuned. said Aron at the time.

As previously reported, in August Aron announced the company’s plans to accept Bitcoin payments for movie tickets, in hopes of having the new payment option implemented by 2022. The film chain also plans to add four more cryptocurrencies: the aforementioned DOGE, Ether (ETH), Litecoin (LTC) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH).

Earlier this year, the major Cineplex Group, Thailand’s largest cinema operator, launched a payment pilot that allows customers to buy tickets using cryptocurrencies.

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