Payment platform Alipay has teamed up with Monumental Sports & Entertainment to offer fans the option to use the solution at the Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C.

Guests will be able to use their Alipay accounts at ticket windows, concession stands and souvenir shops at the US arena, home to NHL ice hokey franchise the Washington Nationals.

Yulei Wang, general manager of Alipay North America, said: “We are proud to integrate Alipay, a lifestyle super-app that is used by more than 700 million people in China, at Capital One Arena, as the first stadium of its kind. The payment solution will allow Chinese visitors to move seamlessly across the arena, so that they never miss an exciting moment inside the stadium.”

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