Tag Archives: Optimal Payments
- Paysafe admits 7.8m accounts hacked in 2009-2010
December 1, 2015
British mobile payments company Paysafe has come clean about the cyber-attacks it suffered five years ago, admitting that more than seven million accounts were compromised. Formerly known as Optimal Payments Plc, Paysafe, in a statement released to the London Stock Exchange on Monday, revealed details about the cyber-attacks that happened...
- Optimal Payments Given Green Light to Proceed With $1.2 Billion Skrill Acquisition
August 6, 2015
Online payments processor Optimal Payments has been given the green light to proceed with their $1.2 billion acquisition of competitor Skrill. Optimal Payments PLC has taken another step forward in the journey to acquire their competitor Skrill. The UK-listed online payment processor has received the receipt of change of control...
- Optimal Payments Ink Deal With BitPay; Bitcoin Coming to NETELLER
March 27, 2015
Online payments company Optimal Payments have agreed a deal with the global bitcoin payment service provider BitPay, enabling customers to use bitcoin to top up their NETELLER accounts. Bitcoin fans will be pleased to know that NETELLER will be accepting the digital currency after parent company Optimal Payments agreed a...
- Optimal Payments inks €1.1b deal to acquire rival Skrill
March 23, 2015
UK-listed online payment processor Optimal Payments has struck a €1.1b deal to acquire rival Skrill. Optimal announced on Monday that it had entered into an agreement to perform a reverse takeover of Sentinel Topco Ltd., which counts Skrill among its subsidiaries. Sentinel is currently owned by funds managed and advised...
- PokerStars and Unibet Shine at the IGA Awards
February 13, 2015
PokerStars and Unibet walked away with some of the top honors at the recent 8th International Gaming Awards at the Savoy Hotel in London. It’s a little far fetched to say that 2014 was annus horribilis for PokerStars. After all, they were subject to the most exciting and interesting iGaming...
- PlayOLG.ca partners with Optimal Payments
January 16, 2015
Optimal Payments Plc. announces that its NETBANX iGaming payment solution is now fully integrated and operational on Ontario's newly launched PlayOLG, following the announcement of a five-year agreement between OLG and Optimal Payments last April. PlayOLG offers online interactive lottery, slots and casino games for Ontario residents. “We are as...
BC gov’t accused of burying casino money laundering report
September 22, 2017
Quebec’s online gambling site continues to lag west coast rival
September 1, 2017
Interview with Optimal Payments’ President and CEO Joel Leonoff
September 24, 2014