Cryptocurrency ATMs Getting Common in Deprived US Inland Areas

We always talk about cryptocurrencies and their possibilities as a thing of the future, but now it seems that their influence is growing even on US inland cities, where cryptocurrency ATMs, the most basic physical link of digital currency with the people, are getting more common every day, according to a news article by NewsBTC. And there are a series of clear factors that could be causing this growth.
Many times, cryptocurrencies are presented like a case of study for problems in third world countries like Venezuela, where the local currency value has lost much of its value, and locals have resorted to Bitcoin and other altcoins to preserve their savings. But cryptocurrency ATMs are making a splash in the US where they are being used more and more.
There is a reason why these machines are appearing recurrently in poor states, and it is a simple one. Cryptocurrencies present a way for people that are working in different day jobs off the books to avoid reporting these earnings and getting some of their benefits taken by the government, such as unemployment bonuses. Also, most of these people that dabble daily with cryptocurrencies are mostly unbanked or have been left out of the current banking system for several reasons. So, these ATM could be acting as a “bank for the unbanked”, as cliched as it could sound.
Also, normal people are being attracted to the idea of investing in bitcoin since the massive price hike of the last December, when the price rose over $17,000 per bitcoin. So, they invest in it like buying a lottery ticket, with the hope of getting rich fast. Another do day trading using them as vehicles to do it, hoping to get a quick buck or two out of ten; but the high fees (8% in some cases) make this unpractical.
Be it as it is, the reality is that cryptocurrency ATMs are appearing more and more in these areas, and it seems that they came to stay.

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