AMC shareholders gifted free NFT
The AMC movie theater chain dropped NFTs to all AMC shareholders on Tuesday.
As part of the reward, AMC CEO Adam Aron tweeted that the NFT and a WAX wallet in which to hold it will be free to claim for up to a year.
Emails detailing how to claim your AMC Investor Connect “I Own AMC” NFT will be sent next week on Jan 18, to all in the U.S. and globally who enrolled by 12/31/21. The NFT and a WAX wallet for up to a year are free to you. TY to our passionate shareholders. Own this NFT proudly! pic.twitter.com/veo5hSYCkr
— Adam Aron (@CEOAdam) January 13, 2022
The NFTs, dubbed ‘I Own AMC,’ show a sizable cordoned off medal with the company’s namesake across the middle as a grandiose kind of thank-you.
AMC has embraced cryptocurrency more and more since its stock (AMC) became the target of a retail stock buying craze led by r/Wallstreetbets that started with GameStop.
In Sept. 2021, Aron tweeted that the company would begin accepting Bitcoin (BTC), Ether (ETH), Litecoin (LTC), and Bitcoin Cash (BCH) as payment at its theater locations by the end of 2022.
Aron has been teasing Doge and Shiba fans about adding their favorite memecoin as a payment option. On Jan. 7, he tweeted that his company was “well on track for the promised Q1 implementation” of accepting Dogecoin (DOGE) and Shiba Inu (SHIB) as payment.
Puppy Bowl 2022 NFT sale raises funds for Ariana Grande’s animal charity
This year’s Puppy Bowl on Animal Planet will include an NFT sale to help raise funds for Ariana Grande’s Orange Twins Rescue animal rescue organization.
The Puppy Bowl is an event that airs on Super Bowl Sunday and depicts puppies playing within a small stadium. This year, the Puppy Bowl will air on Feb. 13 on the cable network.
The NFTs depict the puppies competing in the Puppy Bowl as trading cards and show their breed, hometown, and personality type.
The sale began with a free drop for early visitors to the Chronicle NFT marketplace. The official sale began on Jan. 14 with the ‘Common’…