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Tilman Fertitta's Restaurants to Start Accepting Cryptocurrencies

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Wed, 04/28/2021 - 04:36
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Alex Dovbnya
You will no longer have to bring your credit card to Landry's restaurants
Tilman Fertitta's Restaurants to Start Accepting Cryptocurrencies
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Landry's owner Tilman Fertitta recently told CNBC that his restaurant group would soon start accepting Bitcoin in the following months:

We’ll have it, probably, within all of our restaurant brands — or 80% to 90% — in the next 90 days, where you don’t have to use a Mastercard or Visa or American Express anymore. You can use bitcoin or other digital currencies   

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Houston-based Landry's boasts 600 high-end restaurants, casinos, and hotels all over the country.  

The Texas billionaire has been a strong cryptocurrency proponent for years. His supercar dealer embraced Bitcoin as a new payment option in 2018 before adding Dogecoin earlier this month.

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Alex Dovbnya (aka AlexMorris) is a cryptocurrency expert, trader and journalist with extensive experience of covering everything related to the burgeoning industry — from price analysis to Blockchain disruption. Alex authored more than 1,000 stories for U.Today, CryptoComes and other fintech media outlets. He’s particularly interested in regulatory trends around the globe that are shaping the future of digital assets, can be contacted at alex.dovbnya@u.today.