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666Bet notifies customers to open Skrill accounts for withdrawal payments

Following more than a month without being able to process its player withdrawals following its temporary license suspension by the UK Gambling Commission. Embattled sports betting operator 666Bet has issued a statement on its website instructing customers to open third party payment provider accounts with online wallet Skrill in order for the company to begin processing its payments The statement …

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Skrill completes acquisition of Ukash

Online payment provider Skrill Group today announces that it has completed its acquisition of  competitor Ukash.  The acquisition deal was first announced in November 2014 and will aim to extend the scale and reach of Skrill Group’s paysafecard, further enhancing its position in the European online payments market. The completion of it acquisition of Ukash operations comes after last month’s …

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Optimal Payments aims for FTSE 250 with €1.1 billion buyout of Skrill

UK business news sources have reported that London listed payments provider Optimal Payments is preparing a bid to buy competitor Skrill for reported €1.1 billion (estimated £810 million). Optimal Payments, which operates igaming payment services specialist Neteller, is looking to acquire Skrill in order to expand its digital services offering and certify its leading position within the high transaction online …

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RaceBets integrates Skrill 1-Tap ahead of Cheltenham 2015

Skrill, today announces that online bookmaker RaceBets.com has added Skrill 1-Tap to its mobile and desktop offerings. With the 2015 Cheltenham Festival around the corner, RaceBets customers can now benefit from a convenient and secure payment process when placing bets at the jewel in jump racing’s crown and at race meets across the world. Skrill 1-Tap connects with Skrill’s Digital …

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Skrill adds 1-Tap to SBOBET verticals

Online payment processor Skrill, today announces that it has integrated its 1-Tap  payment system with SBOBET desktop and mobile verticals. Skrill 1-Tap connects with Skrill’s Digital Wallet to offer quick and easy mobile payments to merchants and customers. By using Skrill 1-Tap, SBOBET customers can make payments in ‘one tap’ on any device, rather than having to repeatedly enter their …

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Skrill acquires Ukash for undisclosed fee

Online payment processing operator, has reached a final agreement to acquire pre-paid voucher provider Ukash. The sum of the acquisition was undisclosed by both parties. Skrill Group stated that the acquisition of Ukash will add scale and reach to its pre-paid unit Paysafecard, which it acquired in 2013 for €140 million. The deal comes just weeks after CVC Capital Partners-backed …

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FA Cup is the punters’ no.1 football competition

More than a quarter of Brits will have a flutter on the final. When it comes to betting, the FA Cup is the UK’s football competition of choice, according to a survey of 2,000 adults commissioned by online payments company Skrill. According to the survey, more than one in four (26%) people will attempt to pick the winner of the …

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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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Betfred 1-Tapped up by Skrill

Skrill, one of Europe’s leading online payments companies, have announced that bookmakers Betfred.com are now offering Skrill 1-Tap, to enable quick and easy mobile payments. Available to customers worldwide and fully integrated with Betfred’s mobile sportsbook, Skrill 1-Tap connects with Skrill’s Digital Wallet to offer quick and easy mobile payments to customers and merchants alike. Over the next five years, …

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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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