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MasterCard to Cash in on Rising Acceptance of Apple Pay

MasterCard Introduces ApplePay at Kauffman Stadium

SEOUL, Oct 21 (Korea Bizwire) – MasterCard seems to take full advantage of surging interest surrounding Apple Pay, the tech giant’s newly launched NFC-driven easy-to-use contactless payments system.

MasterCard said on October 20 that the contactless payment experience will be available at the 2014 World Series through a partnership with mobile technology leader MLB Advanced Media, enabling fans to make payments using a variety of NFC-enabled devices and services, including the newly introduced Apple Pay. 

MasterCard also announced, starting October 20 (US local time), Apple Pay is now available to MasterCard cardholders on their iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus via the iOS 8.1 update. According to Apple, Apple Pay will work with more than 200,000 stores that support contactless payments which include McDonald’s and Subway and Sports Authority. 

MasterCard Apple Pay Times Square

MasterCard Apple Pay Times Square

Image Credit: MasterCard /

The first photo description: Major League Baseball Hall of Famer George Brett Makes First Apple Pay Transaction in Kauffman Stadium Ahead of 2014 World Series. 


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