Adam Aron, CEO of AMC, is considering the potential adoption of Shiba-Inu crypto payments, according to a report by Bitcoin.com.
He sought public opinion with a Twitter poll on Friday (October 29th).
TWITTER SURVEY # 2: As you know, you can now buy AMC gift cards with cryptocurrency, and our IT group is writing code so that we will soon be able to accept online payments in Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin and Dogecoin. Should we try to use Shiba Inu too?
– Adam Aron (@CEOAdam) October 29, 2021
The poll won 140.858 Votes at the time of this report. There are still two days until the end of the survey.
So far, the poll has received 87% of the votes for introducing Shiba Inu.
In September, the theater chain conducted a poll on whether Dogecoin should be accepted as a form of payment, which resulted in an overwhelming majority of voters choosing to do so.
SO FASCINATING! Dogecoin Poll was by far the best tweet I have ever read. In 24 hours, 4.2 million views, most retweets, most replies. 140,000 votes 77% yes 23% no. It is clear that you are thinking that AMC should accept Dogecoin. Now we have to figure out how to do it. Stay tuned! pic.twitter.com/tkClzgMBMO
– Adam Aron (@CEOAdam) September 22, 2021
Also in September, AMC said it would accept several other cryptos, including Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, and Bitcoin cash, by the end of 2021, so that users can pay for online ticket and concession payments.
As the world reopened, AMC posted a record profit from the Marvel movie “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings,” which attracted most of the 2 million people who attended the films over Labor Day weekend in September . September 2nd to 5th.
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This was the first time since the pandemic that visitor numbers were higher in 2021 than at the same time in 2019.
“Shang-Chi” brought in $ 71.4 million in ticket sales, which was the second highest during the pandemic, after fellow Marvel “Black Widow”, which brought in $ 80 million in July.
Aron said on a conference call that AMC’s bitcoin payments would likely be in effect by the end of 2021 and that the company would also accept Apple Pay and Google Pay.
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