After Bitcoin, finally DOGE and SHIBA! AMC, cinemas with a dog

have flair – The American cinema giant AMC continues its great epic through the universe of cryptos. Indeed, after having accepted via its website and its mobile application the payments Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) among others, the group continues its conquest of the blockchain. On April 15, the CEO announced that he would accept two new cryptocurrencies: DOGE and SHIBA.

DOGE and SHIBA man’s best friends (or not…)

The news therefore fell on the twitter account of the CEO of AMC. The Doge Coin, Shiba Inu and other cryptocurrencies (whose names have not yet been communicated) are now accepted as a means of payment:

“As promised, the AMC Mobile App for US Theaters AMC now accepts online payments using Doge Coin, Shiba Inu and other cryptocurrencies – thanks to Bitpay. Also Apple Pay, Google Pay and Paypal. To do this, you will first need to update to the latest version of our app. »

Adam Aron, Twitter.

Tweet from Adam Aron, CEO of AMC Theaters – Source: Twitter

With 526,000 downloads of its application, the giant of the cinema industry keeps its promises, with a little delay. Indeed, the addition of the two hairy cryptos has however been announced since January 6, 2022. It was already to be implemented on March 16.

To allow users of the application to walk their doggies on the blockchain, Bitpay will hold the leash. bitpay is a cryptocurrency platform. Founded in 2011, Bitpay is a pioneer in Bitcoin payment processing (BTC), its strong point: the exchange offers automatic and transparent conversions between BTC and the US dollar.

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A pro-crypto cinema with flair

In November 2021 AMC theaters had already announced that they were accepting payments in Bitcoin, Ethereum, bitcoin-cash and LiteCoin. Then, in early 2022, the group jumped into NFTs for the release of the Spider-Man movie. On this occasion, 86,000 NFTs were then distributed to their customers.

“Emails detailing how to claim your AMC Investor Connect ‘I Own AMC’ NFT will be sent next week on January 18 to all who registered in the US and globally by 12/31/21. NFT and a WAX wallet are free. Thank you to our passionate shareholders. Proudly own this NFT! »

Adam Aron, Twitter.

Because it's not just Bitcoin, Doge and Shiba, AMC Theaters have also had a crush on NFTs.
Tweet Adam Aaron, CEO of AMC Theaters presenting the “I OWN AMC” NFTs – Source: Twitter

Examples of merchants developing crypto payments or access to crypto education are still isolated but growing. To the way to Tahini’s Restaurant which puts Bitcoin terminals in all its businesses, AMC is essential, a faithful friend of cryptos.

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