April 21, 2014 By Sean Sposito, McClatchy News Service
They don’t take cash.
At martial arts gym Atlanta Kick, they accept credit cards, debit cards and … bitcoin.
There is no register. Only a safe in the back and a 2-D QR code in the office underneath the price sheet that people can scan on their smartphones in order to shoot bitcoins to the gym’s digital wallet.
“If you don’t have a credit card, we don’t want you,” co-owner Jeff Thompson said, jokingly. “Unless, of course, you have bitcoin.”