Payment Processing

German gambling regulator calls for more cooperation from online operators

Germany’s national gambling regulator has rejected claims that illegal online gambling is on the rise in the country.

Ronald Benter of the Joint Gambling Authority of [...]

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Sweden prepares to amend Gambling Act with new bill

Sweden’s Ministry of Finance has introduced amendments to the Gambling Act in an effort to better combat unlicensed gambling and match-fixing.

The bill introduced Tuesday (20 [...]

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AstroPay launches Mastercard prepaid card in Brazil

Online payment provider AstroPay has launched a new prepaid card in Brazil through a partnership with Mastercard.

The launch will provide both new and existing AstroPay [...]

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Cashless Payments

Sightline Payments receives strategic investment from J.P. Morgan

New York-based multinational investment bank J.P. Morgan has made strategic investments in two gaming-focused payment processors, Sightline Payments and Tilia.

While no financials have been disclosed, [...]

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GeoComply debuts chargeback solution in New Jersey

GeoComply is rolling out its new chargeback solution with Resorts Digital Gaming in New Jersey.

GeoComply Chargeback Integrator (GCI) aims to combat fraudulent credit card chargebacks [...]

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IGT completes €700m sale of Italian payments business

New York-listed International Game Technology (IGT) has completed the sale of its Italian payments business to PostePay, a subsidiary of Italian postal service provider Poste [...]

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Brazil aims to combat illegal websites with payment blocking bill

Financial transactions with unlicensed online gambling operators will be prohibited under a new bill introduced in Brazil last week.

The payment blocking proposal is aimed at [...]

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AstroPay appoints Sofía Lanza as chief banking officer

Online payment provider AstroPay has promoted Sofía Lanza to chief banking officer, as the company moves forward with its expansion into new markets and verticals.

Lanza, [...]

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AstroPay appoints Fayyaz Ansari as chief financial officer

Online payment provider AstroPay has appointed Fayyaz Ansari as chief financial officer.

Ansari has worked in finance for more than 20 years with the likes of [...]

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Paysafe enters Arkansas with BetSaracen partnership

New York-listed payment solutions provider Paysafe has launched its services in Arkansas' online sports-betting market through a partnership with BetSaracen. 

BetSaracen is the sportsbook brand of Saracen Casino Resort in [...]

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AstroPay launches VISA debit card in Europe

Online payment provider AstroPay has launched a new VISA debit card product in Europe, ahead of a wider rollout in other markets in the coming [...]

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AstroPay agrees new Premier League sponsorship deal

Online payment provider AstroPay has inked a new sponsorship deal with English Premier League football club Wolverhampton Wanderers.

The new agreement with Wolves builds on last [...]

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