BTC payments coming to certain Quiznos shops, thanks to Bakkt collaboration

An upcoming collaboration between Bakkt and Quiznos will permit clients to pay for meals at sure areas with Bitcoin (BTC).

Prospects will be capable of pay in BTC at sure Quiznos retailers in Colorado’s capital as a part of an preliminary take a look at run, in keeping with a public assertion on Tuesday. “The pilot shall be obtainable at choose Quiznos areas throughout the Denver market, together with the high-traffic Denver airport location, beginning in mid-August,” the assertion mentioned.

Of us will be capable of pay with Bitcoin by way of Bakkt’s app — a flexible hub for holding and spending Bitcoin, in addition to managing reward factors and different options. Quiznos is owned by REGO Restaurant Group. REGO’s president, Mark Lohmann, mentioned in a press release:

“Partnering with an modern platform equivalent to Bakkt is interesting to us for numerous causes, primarily as a result of it permits us to simply accept bitcoin instantly on the level of sale as a part of a fast and seamless transaction […] As we proceed our digital transformation journey and reply to cellular and millennial client demand for different and cryptocurrency fee choices, we’re excited to supply yet one more accessible method for patrons to purchase a meal, on this case, by way of the Bakkt digital asset pockets.”

The take a look at run comes with an additional perk as nicely. Quiznos goers will earn $15 of free Bitcoin in the event that they get Bakkt’s app, buy some BTC on it after which spend that BTC at a taking part Quiznos store, the assertion included.

“By way of a partnership with Bakkt, retailers and franchisees have the chance to simply accept bitcoin funds from customers whereas nonetheless benefiting from a cash-settled expertise,” the assertion mentioned. The assertion was not clear on whether or not or not Quiznos would promote the acquired BTC immediately.

Cointelegraph reached out to Bakkt for remark however didn’t obtain a response in time for publication.