Atlanta-based Lux Vending is the latest to arrive, deploying 30 cryptocurrency ATMs across the Chicago area since the beginning of the year under the brand Bitcoin Depot, says Brandon Mintz, the company’s CEO. Lux already had a couple of machines in Chicago, but now has made the city its second-largest venue, with more of its 200 U.S. kiosks in Chicago than any other location except its headquarters hometown.
At press time, Bitcoin is down over one and a half percent on the day, trading at around $3,740. Looking at its weekly chart, the current price is slightly lower than $3,814, the price of BTC one week ago. Furthermore, the current price is lower than the Sunday high of $3,961 and notably higher than the low of $3,653 reported on Friday.