Dogecoin began its life as more of a meme coin, but thanks to the introduction of Ilan Mask last year, it quickly attracted many new investors of all ages. Nowadays, even entertainment giants like AMC are taking it seriously. Last month, CEO Adam Aaron asked Twitter users if AMC should use Dogecoin support as a payment method, and the response was overwhelmingly positive.
If you want to take advantage of this, the process is relatively simple, just get the BitPay browser plugin or one of the two mobile apps - regular BitPay or BitPay Checkout (for shopping at actual AMC sites) Click and link your wallet . If you don't have a BitPay wallet, you can create one here. Once you do that, buying a gift card is as easy as pulling out the app or plugin and choosing the company you want the gift card for.
Top news for Dogecoin fans! Since we are accepting crypto payments online, you can now buy AMCTheatres digital gift cards (up to $200 per day) with Dogecoin and other cryptocurrencies using your BitPay wallet. Accepted on the website, mobile applications and cinemas. https://t.co/hPubbeq4YG pic.twitter.com/dra7e23tc8- Adam Aron (CEOAdam) October 5, 2021
To be clear, Dogecoin isn't the only coin token you can use with BitPay, and AMC is still working A more direct way for theater goers to get tickets in their cryptocurrency. So, if this (understandably) seems like a relatively useless move, just keep that in mind - there are bigger things ahead of us, and this is only the first step for many.
Although it was once seen as a ridiculous waste of money, cryptocurrencies are on the rise and are now a household name and investment opportunity for thousands (if not millions). Entire countries have even supported public crypto, such as El Salvador, which is now using state-owned geothermal power plants to mine bitcoins.
We will be monitoring the progress of AMC Crypto in the coming months, and will inform you of any new developments.
AMC Theaters now accepts Dogecoin for digital gift cards