Heading to BC Place for the Whitecaps game? Bring your credit card.

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BC Place vendors are only accepting credit card or cash payments for tonight’s Whitecaps game.

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Heading to BC Place for the Whitecaps game today? Bring your credit card.

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Due to Friday’s massive Rogers outage which interrupted internet and cell phone services and interfered with payment systems, BC Place vendors can only accept credit card or cash payments for purchases, BC Place said in a tweet on Friday.

People can convert their money into a special card to use at the stadium at kiosks located in sections 235 and 251 of the concourse, he said.

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Debit cards will not work as the Rogers outage affected debit payment services.

BC Place vendors also do not accept cash payments, having moved to a ‘contactless’ experience last year.

The cash-to-card system allows customers to purchase a gift certificate with a unique code that they can use to purchase food and beverages and concessions in the lobby.

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The Rogers outage began early Friday, affecting a wide range of services and businesses across Canada. There has been no estimate from the telecommunications company as to when the issue will be resolved.

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