VGW introduces Skrill as new payment option on its US social gaming sites


Players can now plug into Skrill to play on Global Poker and Chumba Casino

Miami, Florida – April 3rd, 2019 – Virtual Gaming Worlds (VGW), the innovative pioneers of Social Sweepstake Gaming, today announced that it has partnered with Skrill USA, Inc., a digital payments leader, for VGW’s social gaming sites based in the United States. This strategic collaboration will enable VGW’s players in the US to use Skrill as a new payment solution on its fast-growing social gaming sites, Global Poker and Chumba Casino.

vgw-introduces-skrill-as-new-payment-option-on-its-us-social-gaming-sitesSkrill enables players to quickly upload funds using ACH, cards or prepaid vouchers and pay with just an email address and password while they play, offering a seamless, quick and secure payments experience. Effective today, Global Poker’s and Chumba Casino’s US players can now make purchases of gold coins and redeem sweepstakes prizes using Skrill.

“Providing players with a streamlined online payment solution is central to what we do,” said Lorenzo Pellegrino, a commercial leader at Skrill USA, Inc. “Helping businesses enhance their customer experience in order to do this is one of our main objectives.”

Laurence Escalante, CEO of VGW, added: “Skrill is one of the fastest growing digital payments providers in the US. Together, we are confident that our new partnership will offer our players a seamless and secure payment option. We are particularly excited that Skrill’s capabilities will give our players more choice and flexibility to interact with our games in the way which is most convenient for them.”

The Skrill app is available for download in the Apple App Store and Google Play Store. For more information on its capabilities and how to create an account, visit the Skrill website. To learn more about VGW’s innovative sweepstakes gaming technology and leading social gaming sites, visit

About Virtual Gaming Worlds (VGW) Holdings

VGW is an Australian-based tech company best known for creating market-leading social games. Founded in 2010, VGW has a proud history innovating social gaming products and is best known for their flagship platforms Global Poker and Chumba Casino. Visit us at

About Skrill USA, Inc.

Skrill has been making digital payments simple, secure and quick since 2001. We’re an acknowledged world-leader in developing global payment solutions for people’s business and pleasure, whether they’re depositing funds on a gaming site, buying online or sending money to family and friends. We also meet the needs of businesses worldwide, helping them build a global customer base and drive growth.