Tag Archives: Paysafe

SBC Leaders: Why technology is an ‘enabler’ for player entertainment

“Technology is all about what it can do to the player experience, how it generates excitement and even the social elements that it creates,” Jette Nygaard-Andersen, CEO of Entain, told SBC Leaders as she highlighted the ways technology can enable new consumer behaviours. In an exclusive interview with SBC Leaders, Nygaard-Andersen shone a light on the first six months as …

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Paysafe appoints Chirag Patel as new CEO of Skrill and Neteller wallets

Paysafe Group has confirmed the appointment of Chirag Patel to the position of Chief Executive of its Digital Wallets unit. The former payments officer for Amazon and Santander Bank will be charged with overseeing the commercial growth strategy and operations of Paysafe’s digital wallets of Skrill and Neteller. Patel will replace Lorenzo Pellegrino as leader of Paysafe’s wallet division – who …

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NetBet enters Greek market after securing multiple HGC licences

NetBet has become the latest international operator to enter the Greek market, having secured sports betting, casino and poker licences from the Hellenic Gaming Commission (HGC). The newly issued licences will be valid for a seven-year period, enabling NetBet to cover thousands of sports markets per month as well as launch its four thousand casino titles in the sector, including …

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Paysafe completes Foley Trasimene merger listing on NYSE

Paysafe Group begins a ‘new era’ as the digital payment services provider floats on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) following its combination with SPAC vehicle Foley Trasimene Acquisition II Corp. Led by US financial services magnet, William Foley II Foley Trasimene had made its initial approach to take Paysfe public last December, targeting a $9 billion valuation.  March proceedings …

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SBC Leaders: Regulatory blindspots and the industry’s COVID bounceback

SBC Leaders: Regulatory blindspots and the industry’s COVID bounceback

“We need to be able to look ourselves in the eye and say we did everything we could,” explained William Hill CEO Ulrik Bengtsson, as he contemplated the importance of social responsibility and player protection across the betting and gaming industry. This exclusive interview with Bengtsson opens the second edition of SBC Leaders for 2021, where he shares his views …

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Growth hungry Paysafe appoints Izzy Dawood as Group CFO

Paysafe Group has confirmed the inbound appointment of Ismail ‘Izzy’ Dawood as new Group CFO, who will join the firm’s executive leadership team on 28 September, replacing outgoing incumbent Peter Smith. A 25-year financial services executive, Dawood joins Paysafe from North American credit score software and systems provider Branch International where he formerly served as CFO from 2019 to 2020. …

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Paysafe hires former Barclays UK platform lead Sujit Unni as new CTO

Online payments group Paysafe has confirmed the appointment of Sujit Unni as Group Chief Technology Officer (CTO), leading the firm’s product cycles, payment networks and innovation frameworks. A key leadership hire for Paysafe’s corporate strategy, Unni joins Paysafe from Barclays UK, where he served as a Managing Director overseeing the development of the firm’s retail and business lending platforms. Updating …

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Risk mitigation sees Rightlander launch first US compliance tool

Industry marketing compliance developer Rightlander has announced the launch of its first US-centric tool, the ‘Premium Risk Mitigation Report – PRMP’, which will allow US incumbents to identify affiliate partners promoting unlicensed online casino brands within individual states. A first of its kind function for US stakeholders, PRMP is designed to strengthen operator compliance marketing capacities within a disrupted US …

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Paysafe Group signals US betting intent with ‘Single Point API’ launch

Global payments and e-merchant services provider Paysafe Group has stated its corporate intent to lead transactional services within the liberalised US sports betting market in 2019 and beyond. Yesterday at the ICE London 2019 conference, Paysafe leadership announced the launch of its industry-specific ‘single point API’, which will deliver a unified payment platform/solution for all igaming/betting incumbents. Launching its new vertical, …

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