(ETX Daily Up) – Popcorn and Bitcoin! Good news for Americans, they can now buy a cinema ticket with their cryptocurrency. The cinemas of the AMC group have embarked on the adventure. The start of a new trend?
It was AMC Theaters CEO Adam Aron who shared the information on his Twitter account: “Big news flash! As promised, many new ways to pay online NOW at AMC. We proudly accept now: drum roll , please … Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin. Also Apple Pay, Google Pay, PayPal. And unbelievably, they already represent 14% of our total online transactions! Dogecoin to follow “.
Big newsflash! As promised, many new ways NOW to pay online at AMC. We proudly now accept: drumroll, please… Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin. Also Apple Pay, Google Pay, PayPal. Incredibly, they already account for 14% of our total online transactions! Dogecoin next. pic.twitter.com/a7pqYBm7HB
— Adam Aron (@CEOAdam) November 12, 2021
Bitcoin is not the only cryptocurrency allowed in AMC theaters. Ethereum and Litecoin are also affected. If Adam Aron did not specify a date, Dogecoin will soon be offered as a means of payment.
At the moment, only PayPal would allow payment with cryptocurrency.