- AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. officially accepted Dogecoin and Shiba Inu as payment.
- CEO Adam Aron announced on Twitter, giving special thanks to BitPay.
- AMC Theatres starts accepting crypto payments in November 2021.
The announcement was tweeted by AMC Theatres CEO Adam Aron on Thursday, March 10. At the same time, Adam gave a special shoutout to BitPay for helping AMC Theatres accept DOGE and SHIB.
AMC will begin support for the two meme coins on its website and mobile app on March 19 — Aron mentioned in his February 28 Tweet. Surprisingly, however, the implementation happened more than a week earlier.
As reported by CoinQuora, AMC Theatres CEO announced that their company will accept crypto as a new payment method. He mentioned that the cryptos included are Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), and Litecoin (LTC).
Furthermore, Aron ran Twitter polls and got a positive response from the crypto community regarding Dogecoin and Shiba Inu integration. The AMC Theatres team then started working to add support for the two meme coins.
Likewise, the payment giant BitPay decided to support Shiba Inu as per the request of Adam. AMC Theatres is the first BitPay client to accept Shiba Inu.
Similarly, AMC started accepting Dogecoin payment for its digital gift cards in October 2021 using BitPay wallet.