AMC Theatres to Accept Shiba Inu Within Two to Four Months

The largest movie theater chain in the U.S. already accepts bitcoin, ether and other cryptos.

Nov 16, 2021 at 5:28 a.m. UTC
Updated Nov 16, 2021 at 3:19 p.m. UTC

Eliza Gkritsi is CoinDesk's crypto mining reporter based in Asia.

AMC Theatres will accept shiba inu (SHIB) as payment through BitPay wallets in 60-120 days, AMC CEO Adam Aron said on Tuesday.

  • Aron said in a tweet Tuesday that at his suggestion BitPay will start accepting SHIB and AMC will be the first to use the service.
  • BitPay provides payment processing services for cryptocurrencies.
  • Last week Aron said AMC will start accepting bitcoin, ether and other cryptocurrencies for online payments.
  • The theater chain will also accept dogecoin for the purchase of gift cards worth up to $200 per day, the CEO tweeted early in October.
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