AMC Entertainment CEO Adam Aron said on Wednesday that AMC Theatres will accept Bitcoin and other crypto for online ticket and concession payments.
Other cryptocurrencies like Ethereum, Litecoin and Bitcoin Cash will also be accepted, Aron said.
He tweeted: “Cryptocurrency enthusiasts: you likely know @AMCTheatres has announced we will accept Bitcoin for online ticket and concession payments by year-end 2021. I can confirm today that when we do so, we also expect that we similarly will accept Ethereum, Litecoin and Bitcoin Cash.”
It comes after, US Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Gary Gensler testified before the Senate Banking Committee this week on cryptocurrency.
Gensler wants more protection in crypto trading, lending, and finance and plans to discuss the environmental risk of such currencies/
Earlier, Interactive Brokers Group announced on Monday that they launched low-fee cryptocurrency trading on their platform.
According to Reuters, “U.S. clients of the brokerage will now be able to trade and custody bitcoin, ethereum, litecoin and bitcoin cash alongside…