AMC’s mobile app lets you buy crypto tickets now | Engadget

A few months after AMC Theaters started accepting cryptocurrencies, you can use its app to purchase movie tickets using Dogecoin, Shiba Inu tokens, and other virtual currencies. CEO Adam Aron said the app uses Bitpay to process cryptocurrency payments, which are only accepted in the US so far. You can also buy tickets with Apple Pay, Google Pay, PayPal and an old-fashioned thing called a credit card.

It appears that customers have accepted AMC’s adoption of cryptocurrency. Very soon after AMC activated online crypto payments, they accounted for 14 percent of online transactions. So if you happen to have a Dogecoin that has been languishing in your wallet since someone gave it to you as a joke in 2014, you can grab your phone and take your coins in use by ordering a ticket for a movie in this long weekend.

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