Consistent with a earlier announcement, AMC theaters now settle for cryptocurrencies as fee for on-line purchases.
Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Money and Litecoin are accepted.
Beforehand, the corporate promised to just accept cryptocurrencies for on-line ticket and concession purchases by the tip of the yr.
“Huge newsflash!” wrote CEO Adam Aron on Twitter on Thursday night time. “As promised, many new methods NOW to pay on-line at AMC. We proudly now settle for: drumroll, please… Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Money, Litecoin. Additionally Apple Pay, Google Pay, PayPal. Extremely, they already account for 14% of our whole on-line transactions! Dogecoin subsequent.”
Earlier this week, Aron defended himself after he bought about $25 million of his shares within the firm, sending the share value down.
He tweeted Wednesday, “62.5% of my annual pay is AMC inventory, not money. I hadn’t bought even 1 AMC share in 6 years. I publicly stated months in the past and once more Monday, now at age 67, it’s prudent to diversify property for property planning. I STILL HAVE WELL OVER 2 MILLION OWNED/GRANTED AMC SHARES. I consider in AMC.”