Sheetz convenience store puts Bitcoin ATMs in 6 shops

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ALTOONA, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania-based convenience store chain is putting Bitcoin ATMs in six shops around the state and one in North Carolina, giving customers the ability to buy and sell the cryptocurrency with U.S. dollars.

Sheetz, based in Altoona, Pennsylvania, announced Tuesday it has teamed up with Coinsource to put the ATMs in the five Pennsylvania stores and a shop in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

A man makes a purchase from a Pennsylvania Lottery machine, left, next to a Bitcoin ATM machine in a Sheetz convenience store in Pittsburgh, Tuesday, July 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Ryan Sheetz, a vice president at the company, says the chain is always trying to be innovative and give customers what they want.

Customers must enroll with Coinsource before they can use the ATMs. Then, they’ll be able to make transactions from $5 to $5,000 per day from the machines.

The following Sheetz locations will feature Bitcoin ATMs:

  • 1915 Pleasant Valley Blvd, Altoona, PA 16602
  • 1315 Lincoln Way E, Chambersburg, PA 17202
  • 7970 Linglestown Road, Harrisburg, PA 17112
  • 3025 Babcock Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15237
  • 101 Valley Vista Dr, State College, PA 16803
  • 2505 Somerset Center Dr, Winston-Salem, NC 27103


Customers can transact as little as $5 and as much as $5,000 per day from a Coinsource ATM. To use the machines in store, customers must enroll with Coinsource. Once enrolled, Coinsource customers enjoy the fastest Cash-to-Bitcoin transaction available. To enroll and learn more, visit https://coinsource.net.

Bitcoins are currently on the rise. As of July 10, 2019, 1 Bitcoin is worth more than $12,000 US Dollars.

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