Regal Cinemas, a popular movie theater chain in the US, has joined hands with digital payments company Flexa to accept bitcoin, dogecoin, litecoin and ether among other cryptocurrencies for movie tickets and snacks. In addition to crypto coins, the company will also accept payments in digital tokens, such as Basic Attention Token (BAT), among others. Theater chain follows AMC, which made a similar announcement earlier this month, though Regal will offer users a more diverse array of digital coins and tokens to choose from when making payments.
Through its partnership with Flexa, Regal said it is enabling instant payments using cryptocurrencies including Bitcoin, Ether, Litecoin and Dogecoin. It will also accept digital dollars and stablecoins including USD Coin, Dai and Gemini Dollar. Digital tokens including LINK, ATOM and BAT are also accepted. It will be available across all 6,885 screens across 514 cinemas at Regal Cinemas in 42 US states. When customers pay with the Flexa app at Regal, guests will be able to link their Regal Crown Club loyalty account for rewards.
“This exciting partnership enables us to easily and seamlessly accept digital currencies – including Dogecoin, stablecoins and bitcoin – across our theater footprint in a simple and completely contactless manner, giving our guests flexibility and We provide security as we usher in a new era,” said Ken Thawes, Chief Marketing Officer, Regal Cinemas.
Meanwhile, Trevor Filter, co-founder of Flexa, said, “We are very pleased to partner with Regal as we work to enable universal digital currency payment options for movies and more, and the future of payments in cinema.” help bring it.”
Regal Cinemas is copying its rival AMC. Earlier this month, the Meme Stock theater chain announced that moviegoers can pay for bitcoin, ether, bitcoin cash and litecoin online in cryptocurrencies, adding that Dogecoin and Shiba Inu are in order.