LONDON, England, June 25, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Optimal Payments Plc. (AIM: OPAY) ("Optimal Payments"), a leading global online payment
provider, has signed an agreement with Bally Technologies Inc. (NYSE:
BYI) ("Bally"), a leading provider of slot machines, video machines,
casino-management, interactive applications, and networked and
server-based systems for the global gaming industry, to provide
payments and related services to both Bally and its online gaming
Under the agreement, Bally will integrate Optimal Payment's NETBANX
payment platform into its solution for operators in the regulated U.S.
gaming market. Bally's customers will be able to use the NETBANX payment gateway for services including credit card, debit card and
electronic cheque (ACH) processing and risk management for regulated
John Connelly, Vice President of Business Development at Bally said: "We
are excited to partner with Optimal Payments to bring an integrated
gaming and payments solution to our online gaming customers in the
U.S. A key part of our strategy is to partner with best of breed
providers and we have done that with Optimal Payments to secure access
to their extensive expertise in payment processing and risk management
services for the regulated U.S. gaming market."
Joel Leonoff, President & CEO of Optimal Payments, added: "This
partnership is part of our on-going strategy to build a complete
solution for the regulated U.S. gaming market that will enable
operators to bridge the land-based with online worlds. Bally is a
recognised leader in platform and content for both land-based and
increasingly online gaming. We are pleased to be working with Bally
and its customers, and this agreement demonstrates our ability to
provide real value to both technology providers and gaming operators
About Optimal Payments PLC
Optimal Payments is a global provider of online payment solutions.
Trusted by businesses and consumers in over 200 countries to move and
manage billions of dollars each year, merchants use the NETBANX®
processing service to simplify how they accept and settle credit card,
direct-from-bank, and cash payments; and the NETELLER® payment account
to increase margins, capture new customers and increase their lifetime
value. Being an independent provider has allowed the company to support
tens-of-thousands of merchants around the globe across a wide range of
industries. Optimal Payments Plc is quoted on the London Stock
Exchange's AIM market, 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).
For more information on Optimal Payments visit www.optimalpayments.com or subscribe at www.optimalpayments.com/feed or follow us on Twitter @optimalpayments.
About Bally Technologies, Inc.
With a history dating back to 1932, Las Vegas-based Bally Technologies
designs, manufactures, operates, and distributes advanced gaming
devices, systems and technology solutions worldwide. Bally's product
line includes reel-spinning slot machines, video slots, wide-area
progressives, interactive and mobile applications, and Class II,
lottery, and central-determination games and platforms. Bally also
offers an array of casino management, slot accounting, bonusing,
cashless and table management solutions.
For more information, please contact Laura Olson-Reyes, Senior Director,
Marketing & Corporate Communications, at 702-584-7742, or visit http://www.ballytech.com. Connect with Bally on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and LinkedIn.
SOURCE: Optimal Payments Plc.
For further information:
Optimal Payments PLC
UK: Andrew Gilchrist, Executive Vice President, Corporate Affairs + 44 (0) 1624 698 713
Neil Erlick, Executive Vice President, Business Development + 1 514 380 2746
Martin Leroux, Chief Business Development Officer + 1 514 380 2717
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Bally Technologies, Inc.
Laura Olson-Reyes, +1 702-584-7742
Senior Director, Marketing & Corporate Communications
Michael Carlotti, +1 702-584-7995
Vice President of Treasury and Investor Relations
Mike Trask, +1 702-584-7451
Corporate Communications Manager