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Optimal Payments gets involved with GiGse

Online payment solutions provider Optimal Payments has announced its VIP sponsorship and attendance at the 14th annual Global iGaming Summit & Expo (GiGse) from July 14 to 16, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency in San Francisco. GiGse brings together over 700 of the top executives and decision-makers in the regulated iGaming market to discuss the latest trends and emerging developments …

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Ukash secures fourth Queen’s Award

Ukash, the online cash payment provider, is one of just a select few companies to receive four consecutive Queen’s Awards. Announced on Her Majesty the Queen’s official birthday, the Queen’s Award for Enterprise features a diverse collection of UK businesses. But it is the inclusion of Ukash for the fourth consecutive year that, perhaps most effectively, reflects the changing landscape …

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Over half the country betting on the National

Over half (55%) of UK adults will be hedging their bets on this Saturday’s Grand National, according to a survey of 2,000 UK adults commissioned  by online payments company Skrill. According to the survey, punters will place, on average, £10 each trying to pick a winner at Aintree this weekend, suggesting that bets on the Grand National could top £270m …

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30% increase in transactions at Cheltenham

Payment provider DataCash has analysed the betting transactions it carried out during the 2014 Cheltenham Festival and discovered a 30% increase in transactions compared to 2013 and up 123% since 2010. In total, over £74.6 million was spent in 2.77m transactions during the four day period across all currencies, including £63.8 million in GBP alone, representing 85% of the total. …

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UK Gambling Commission wants to use online payment blocking

As the UK gears up for regulation and legislation of its igaming industry, major players in the digital payment and processing sector have voluntarily agreed to block future transactions to non UK- complying igaming regulations. Credit cards and online payment processors such as Visa, Switch, Mastercard and PayPal Ebay, are set to block payment attempts to igaming operators not licensed …

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Optimal receives award

Online payment solutions providers Optimal Payments were awarded with one of the top awards at the International Gaming Awards dinner in London last week. Optimal Payments took the ‘Payments Solutions Provider Company of the Year Award’ that honours the company who has excelled in the payments field for either online or offline gaming, focusing on value-add, customer service, innovation, ease …

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UKash Announce Voucher Partnership With Birmingham City FC

Online payment provider UKash has announced the launch of a partnership with English Championship football club – Birmingham City. The partnership  will allow fans without credit or debit cards to purchase match tickets using the UKash voucher system. The partnership will extend the football clubs revenue channels by allowing fans access to purchase Birmingham City goods – such as match …

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Skrill Exit Canadian iGaming Market

Skrill the online payment and transaction service provider, has confirmed that it will withdraw transaction services for igaming operators targeting Canada. Skrill sent an email communication to igaming operators stating that from January 2nd 2014 transactions to operator products and website would be halted, Skrill looks to halt all gaming transactions by the 31st of January 2014.The payment services provider …

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