Optimal Payments Officially Registered as Payments Vendor With the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement - Company Continues Expansion in Regulated Online Gaming

LONDON, UK, Oct. 28, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Optimal Payments Plc (LSE AIM: OPAY) ("Optimal"), a leading global online payment provider, announces that the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) has completed its review of Optimal's vendor registration.  Optimal has been found suitable by the DGE to offer payment and risk management solutions to New Jersey licensed providers of Internet gaming. The regulatory suitability process is designed to assure the integrity of those persons and enterprises that provide goods or services to the New Jersey casino industry.

"We are excited to be an approved vendor in New Jersey and we look forward to leveraging our vast experience and expertise to help facilitate online payments for our partners in New Jersey," said Joel Leonoff, President and CEO of Optimal Payments.

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 service 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).

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SOURCE: Optimal Payments Plc.

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