A Chicago-based OTC [Over-the-Counter] cryptocurrency trading platform named ‘DigitalMint’ has installed Bitcoin kiosks within twenty ‘Circle K’ convenience stores as its expansion pilot program across Arizona and the state of Nevada.
This represents a major growth for the DigitalMint platform since its launch earlier in 2014, in line with the ‘official press-release‘. Within 5 years, the firm has established either ATM or in-person teller branches to about 250 locations within 25 states.
Explaining further, DigitMint’s president named ‘Marc Grens’ added:
“We are excited to be partnering with a reputed organization like Circle K. This partnership opens the door for much large growth of bitcoin access to new markets around the globe.”
DigitalMint ATMs permit users access to purchase and trade up to $20,000 USD worth of Bitcoin [BTC], Ethereum [ETH], and Litecoin [LTC] per day. The firm charges around 12% as transaction fees, although rate reductions are available in line with the company’s official web-site.
“Partnering with DigitalMint permits us to offer our customers with seamless access to Bitcoin’s, at cheap prices,” added ‘Joel Konicke’, category manager at Circle K Stores Inc., within the press-release.
However, purchases should be made with cash, as the firm doesn’t settle for debit or credit cards. Bitcoin can additionally be purchased via bank wire, however the firm sets a $5,000 USD minimum. Approved users can have transactional limits pushed over $1 Mln.
The newly installed DigitalMint bitcoin ATMs in Arizona are located in Phoenix, Mesa, Tempe, Tucson, Flagstaff, Surprise and Maricopa. In Nevada, the ATMs are installed in Las Vegas.