Media Alert - Optimal Payments to Share Payment Industry Expertise at Pennsylvania Public Hearing on Internet Gaming

Senior Executive at Optimal Payments Called to Address Technology and Consumer Protection Issues

NEW YORK, May 1, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ -

What:   Optimal Payments Plc (LSE AIM: OPAY), a leading global online payment solutions provider, will offer expert commentary at the Pennsylvania House Democratic Policy Committee's public hearing on internet gaming on May 1, 2014.

Doug Lewin, executive vice-president, strategic partnerships and development at Optimal Payments, will participate in the Technology and Consumer Protection Issues panel at 11:20 a.m. and will be the only expert representing the online payments sector at the hearing. Mr. Lewin plans to address concerns with payment security and technology in relation to the online gaming industry. He will be joined on the panel by Peter Murray, head of gaming and consumer services, GB Group, and Anna Sainsbury, founder and CEO, GeoComply.

Optimal Payments was also recently asked to participate in the California public hearing on Internet gaming, where Mr. Lewin was asked to share his knowledge pertaining to issues surrounding online gaming fraud and risk management.

Optimal Payments currently works with regulated gaming operators in New Jersey, Delaware and Nevada and is the trusted payments partner for almost all regulated online gaming operators in Europe.
Who:   Doug Lewin, executive vice-president, strategic partnerships and development, Optimal Payments
When:   Thursday, May 1, 2014, Panel Three - 11:20 a.m.
Interview opportunities from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. and after 5:30 p.m.
Where:   Main Capitol Building - Room 418
501 - North 3rd St.
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17120-0302

About Optimal Payments Plc 
Optimal Payments is a global provider of online payment solutions, trusted by businesses and consumers in over 200 countries and territories to move and manage billions of dollars each year. Merchants use the NETBANX® platform and services to simplify how they accept credit and debit card, direct-from-bank, and alternative and local payments; and the NETELLER® service to increase revenues and capture new customers. Consumers use the multilingual and multicurrency NETELLER and Net+® Card stored-value offering to make secure and convenient payments. Optimal Payments Plc is quoted on the London Stock Exchange's AIM, with a ticker symbol of OPAY. Subsidiary company Optimal Payments Ltd is authorised and regulated as an e-money issuer by the UK's Financial Conduct Authority (FRN: 900015).

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