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Regal Cinemas has partnered with Flexa, a digital payments network provider to allow the movie theater chain to begin accepting cryptocurrencies at its locations. 

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Regal, with its more than 500 theaters, will begin accepting Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, Dogecoin and more with its new Flexa integration. Those wishing to spend cryptocurrency at a Regal theater will be able to purchase tickets, food and drink just like they would with dollars. Payments on the Flexa network are done via the Amp blockchain and are instant and secure.

Aside from some of the more well-known cryptocurrencies, a number of other tokens and stablecoins can be used including Chainlink, Cosmos, Basic Attention Token, USD Coin, Dai and the Gemini Dollar. 

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Flexa app users who are members of Regal's Regal Crown Club will also be able to link their accounts to receive special rewards. Ken Thewes, the Chief Marketing Officer for Regal, says that the company is dedicated to making Regal the best place to watch a movie and that Flexa gives it the ability to provide the digital payment options its customers want.

"Regal is committed to being 'The Best Place to Watch a Movie.' As more of our customers demand digital asset solutions and safer payment methods, we are grateful to have found a partner in Flexa, a company that is revolutionizing digital payments with cutting-edge software and an innovative business platform," said Thewes. "This exciting partnership enables us to easily and seamlessly accept digital currencies – including dogecoin, stablecoins and bitcoin – across our theatre footprint in a simple and completely contactless way, providing our guests with the flexibility and safety they deserve as we embark on a new era."