AMC Empire 25 in Manhattan, New York, on January 5, 2017. The cinema chain announced that it would start accepting cryptocurrencies as they continue to gain mainstream acceptance. Photo: Shutterstock AMC Empire 25 in Manhattan, New York, on January 5, 2017. The cinema chain announced that it would start accepting cryptocurrencies as they continue to gain mainstream acceptance. Photo: Shutterstock
AMC Empire 25 in Manhattan, New York, on January 5, 2017. The cinema chain announced that it would start accepting cryptocurrencies as they continue to gain mainstream acceptance. Photo: Shutterstock
Bitcoin

Cinema chain AMC will accept bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies this year as digital currencies gain mainstream acceptance among investors

  • AMC Entertainment CEO Adam Aron said the company’s cinemas would start accepting bitcoin, ether, bitcoin cash and litecoin for payments by year end
  • Cryptocurrency investors welcomed the news, although some see such digital coins as more of an investment vehicle than currency

Topic |   Bitcoin
AMC Empire 25 in Manhattan, New York, on January 5, 2017. The cinema chain announced that it would start accepting cryptocurrencies as they continue to gain mainstream acceptance. Photo: Shutterstock AMC Empire 25 in Manhattan, New York, on January 5, 2017. The cinema chain announced that it would start accepting cryptocurrencies as they continue to gain mainstream acceptance. Photo: Shutterstock
AMC Empire 25 in Manhattan, New York, on January 5, 2017. The cinema chain announced that it would start accepting cryptocurrencies as they continue to gain mainstream acceptance. Photo: Shutterstock
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