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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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Alex Capurro: Easy Payment Gateway – Revising alternative payment options for US conundrums

Alex Capurro, CEO of Easy Payment Gateway, says US gambling operators must look to alternative options to deliver a seamless payments journey for consumers. ___________ Following the repeal of PASPA last month, and the growing number of US states pushing ahead with legal, regulated online gambling, the USA has quickly become one of the hottest emerging markets in the world. …

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Daily ‘Bet Cup 2018’ prize draws continue for 1xBet players

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1xBet is now two weeks into its headline World Cup promotion, Bet Cup 2018, as the operator continues to provide its players with the chance to win high quality daily prizes. All players who make a bet of £2 or more on World Cup matches get a raffle ticket, which is then added to a daily draw for prizes such …

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Alegriabet.com enters the international online gaming market

After more than a year of development, Alegriabet.com has entered the international online gaming market. The site, licensed in Curacao, has created a new platform that aims to fulfil the needs of a wide range of bettors, with a specific focus on the millennial market. A spokesperson for the company commented: “I believe that mobile technology is an absolute must …

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Russia wants crack down on online payment providers

Russia’s government is preparing to step up its efforts of restriction against ‘unlicensed’ foreign bookmakers targeting its national consumers. This week Russian news sources have detailed that Ministry of Finance has drafted a set of new provisions targeting restrictions on banks and online payment processors, with a view of severely limiting the number of paid transactions made to foreign operators. The …

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Paysafe governance confident of outperforming 2016 revenue & earnings guidance

Issuing an ‘unaudited’ full-year trading update, FTSE 250 listed payment provider Paysafe Group stated that combined momentum of its enlarged group would see the firm exceed $1 billion in corporate revenues.  Updating investors, Paysafe governance stated that a strong second half to FY 2016 would see the company report top-line metric guidance towards the upper end of its corporate guidance. …

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Roskomnadzor Russia penalises payment providers QIWI and Skrill

Online payment providers QIWI and Skrill (Paysafe Group), have become the latest firms to be penalised by Russian media regulator Roskomnadzor. Last week, the payment providers were served notices by Roskomnadzor stating that they had breached Russian gambling laws relating to facilitating online gaming payments and that their services contained links to unlicensed betting operators. Roskomnadzor has given both payment …

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Strong opening to 2016 sees Paysafe Group outperform market guidance

Following a strong start to its 2016, FTSE 250 online payment provider Paysafe Group PLC  (Paysafe) has declared that its corporate performance is outperforming year market expectations. Paysafe Group (the merged entity of Optimal Payments and Skrill) who secured a December listing on the London FTSE, stated that its strong opening momentum will likely continue for the rest of 2016. …

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Mediatech Solutions launches SKS365 in Spain

Omni-channel gaming platform provider, Mediatech Solutions, has agreed a deal with SKS365 to launch the PlanetWin365 brand in Spain. The agreement has seen Mediatech integrate SKS365’s existing in-house pre-match and live betting sportsbook into the Mediatech platform. Working alongside SKS365, Mediatech has also ensured PlanetWin365 is tailored to the specific regulatory requirements of the Spanish market. PlanetWin365 also offers slots …

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Paysafe on course for FTSE 250 with + $600 million in revenues

Announcing its first FTSE full-year earnings results, online payments provider Paysafe Group (the merged entity of Optimal Payments and Skrill) reported a 68% revenue surge to $613 million (£432 million) for its FY2015 corporate performance (period ending 31 December 2015). As expected Paysafe Group pre-tax profits were impacted by its completed November 2015 takeover of competitor Skrill. The company would …

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