The Walmart retail chain enabled the purchase of bitcoins in its stores in the US, reported this Friday CBS News.
The sale of the cryptocurrency is carried out through Coinstar terminals installed in 200 stores across the country. After paying for the bitcoins, either in cash or with a credit card, the machine issues a coupon.
Then the buyer has to register on the Coinme website and will receive the corresponding amount of bitcoins. The terminal charges A commission 4% if you pay by card, and 7% when you pay in cash.
This week the value of bitcoin broke its all-time high, exceeding $ 66,000. Currently the first cryptocurrency is trading at around $ 60,500, according to the data from the Coindesk portal.