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AMC Theatres Considers Accepting Shiba Inu Alongside Dogecoin as SHIB Popularity Soars

Date : 
    2021-10-31

Posted by : Crypstarter Team

Category : Blog, news

Time : 
    08:32:02

AMC Entertainment’s CEO has asked the crypto community if his company should accept shiba inu (SHIB) as a form of payment. By the end of the year, the company hopes to accept a variety of cryptocurrencies, including dogecoin.

CEO Asks Whether AMC Should Accept Shiba Inu

The CEO of AMC Entertainment, Adam Aron, put up a poll on Twitter Friday asking the crypto community whether his company should accept payments in shiba inu (SHIB).

AMC is the largest movie exhibition company in the U.S., Europe, and the world. As of March 31, the company owned or operated approximately 950 theaters and 10,500 screens globally.

Aron wrote: “As you know, you can now purchase AMC gift cards using cryptocurrency, and our IT group is writing code so that soon we can accept online payments in bitcoin, ethereum, litecoin, and dogecoin among others. Should we strive to take shiba inu too?”

At the time of writing, 44,659 votes have already been counted but the poll still has five days left. So far, 89.2% are in favor of the movie theater chain accepting SHIB.

AMC Theatres Considers Accepting Shiba Inu Alongside Dogecoin as SHIB Popularity Soars

This is Aron’s second poll on Twitter, according to his tweet. The first, conducted in September, was about whether AMC Theatres should accept rival meme crypto dogecoin (DOGE). Aron tweeted after the voting ended: “So Fascinating! Dogecoin Poll was by far my highest-ever-read tweet. In 24 hours, 4.2 million views, my most ever retweets, most ever replies. 140,000 votes 77% yes 23% no.”

The AMC CEO said in September that his theater chain will accept bitcoin, ethereum, litecoin, and bitcoin cash “for online ticket and concession payments by year-end 2021.”

Earlier this month, he announced: “As we work to accept online crypto payments, now you can buy AMC Theatres digital gift cards (up to $200 per day) with dogecoin and other cryptocurrency using a Bitpay Wallet. Accepted on our website, mobile app, and in theatres.”

Source: Bitcoin

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