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Gold-Dispensing Vending Machine Hits Abu Dhabi Hotel

Gold-Dispensing Vending Machine Hits Abu Dhabi Hotel
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The five-star Emirates Palace Hotel in Abu Dhabi has installed Gold To Go, the world's first gold vending machine.

Daniel Edmundson
  • 17 may 2010

The five-star Emirates Palace Hotel in Abu Dhabi has installed an “ATM” in its lobby that dispenses solid gold.

Dubbed “Gold To Go” by the machine’s German manufacturer, Ex Oriente Lux AG, it is said to be the world’s first gold vending machine.

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The machine dispenses one-gram, five-gram and 10-gram bars of 24-carat gold, in addition to coins, featuring customized designs, and also automatically updates its rates every hour, according to the changing global market through a built-in online gold shop.

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Gold To Go

[via cnet]

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