Tag Archives: skrill
- Neteller, Skrill’s Mastercard crackdown to benefit Bitcoin
November 22, 2016
Online payment processors Neteller and Skrill will block the use of prepaid Mastercards in over 100 countries starting November 25, a shift that will likely lead to greater acceptance of Bitcoin technology. The Paysafe Group (formerly known as Optimal Payments), which controls the Neteller and Skrill brands, informed customers last...
- Russia blacklists payment processors Skrill and Qiwi over online gambling links
July 15, 2016
Russia’s communications regulator has put two major payment processing sites on its blacklist because of their links to online gambling. On Thursday, Russia’s Roskomnadzor agency slapped its scarlet letter on Skrill and Qiwi for (a) containing links to unauthorized online gambling sites and (b) facilitating payments for same. Both sites...
- 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...
- PayPal Continues US Online Gambling Pilot With WSOP.com in New Jersey; No More Skrill at Merge
September 16, 2015
PayPal continue their U.S. Online gambling pilot scheme with the launch of services via WSOP.com in New Jersey, and Skrill has been removed as a withdrawal option on the Merge Network. Two months after the umbilical cord was severed between PayPal and eBay, the online payment giant has tiptoed back...
- 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...
- 666Bet gives customers May 24 deadline for withdrawal requests
May 13, 2015
Online gambling operator 666Bet has released a statement giving customers until May 24 to make a withdrawal request, after which payments will not be processed. The statement was published by the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) on behalf of 666Bet and MetroPlay since the operators are unable to send emails to customers....
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