Thursday, January 21, 2021

Tag: cashless payments

Game Payment Technology smash forecasts with average value of electronic funds ahead by more than 400 percent

Game Payment Technolgy early feedback
Feedback from the Game Payment Technology early adopter programme has exceeded pre-launch forecasts and challenged conventional thinking surrounding the take-up and acceptance of technology by players in older demographic groups

Coastal cash cull?

Blackpool cashless payment parking
Following the successful launch of a new mobile parking app, Blackpool Council has confirmed it will introduce cashless payment for its car parks and on-street bays.

Squaring the cashless circle: Survey reveals extent of non-cash payment growth

cashless payments survey Square
A survey by payments firm Square has revealed that fewer than one in four payments in the UK are currently made with cash, as Coronavirus safety measures exacerbate the growth of contactless transactions

Game Payment national roll-out progresses

Game Payment national roll-out progresses
The emergence of an industry solution to cashless payments is making speedy progress as 300 Game Payment-enabled machines hit the marketplace this month.

Cash freeze shows exactly why the industry must have access to the broadest range of payment methods

low stake gambling payment methods
The low stake gambling industry faces being caught between a rock and a hard place, with machine players squeezed by the legal restriction which currently prohibits the use of debit cards on gaming machines and a programme of closures which has seen one in eight banks and cashpoints close during the pandemic. Jason Frost highlights the dilemma.

OKTO ready to answer industry’s cashless question, once and for all

OKTO cashless payments solution
International fintech provider OKTO is ready to give Britain’s retail gaming sectors a much needed post-lockdown boost by offering the definitive solution to the longstanding challenge of cashless payments.

GeWeTe outlines solutions to cash handling concerns and confirms on-going support for operators as industry returns to business

GeWeTe payment terminals
GeWeTe sales manager Mark Edmundson takes a look at the challenges that lie ahead for businesses as they prepare for the ‘new normal’ in post-lockdown Britain. And top of the list will be cash; not just making it, but the process of taking it and keeping consumers and staff safe and at ease with the exchange

Players want cashless environments more than ever

Cashless environment
Cashless environments will be a main component in helping players in retail make payments when businesses return to normal after the Covid-19 crisis, according to Samuel Barrett, director of gaming at Trustly.

Contactless thrives in a socially distanced society

Contactless payments social distancing
As consumers look to limit physical contact during lockdown, contactless payments have had their limit increased to £45, with cashless expected to increase at an even faster rate during 2020 and beyond

GeWeTe’s changing face of cash handling

Mark Edmundson GeWeTe Cash Handling
GeWeTe’s Mark Edmundson explains how cash handling has transitioned from being simply a function to become an important way for a venue to generate additional income

Electrocoin: ‘The market will continue to grow’

John A Stergides Electrocoin
Electrocoin has championed the redemption market since its inception, and as we head into the 2020 season it shows little sign of slowing, comments, John A Stergides

Gauselmann deal start of bright year for ITL

ITL Gauselmann Andy Bower
ITL MD Andy Bower explains just what it is that continues to give the independent East Yorkshire firm its edge.

Game Payment Technology raise international profile at ICE London

Game Payment Technology ICE London
The Bacta-backed cashless payments app was tested on the international stage when Game Payment Technology headed to ICE two weeks ago. And the response from the world’s greatest gaming and gambling show was impressive.

Yalp is officially launched on first morning of EAG

Yalp officially Launched EAG
As EAG got down to business many delegates made a bee line to the Yalp stand to receive live demonstrations, hear about the far ranging social..

Yalp is ‘social responsibility by design’

John Rozek, GPT’s Financial Compliance Director and a member of the team responsible for creating Yalp the cashless payments app which is being officially launched at EAG, will be drawing on his vast experience gained working in the payments sector...

Two Cherries launches smoothly in Manchester

Two Cherries Manchester launch
Now ripe in handpicked pubs around Manchester, Two Cherries answered the calls of both pub managers and players during its live launch in the first week..

EMBED partners with Bell Casino

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It has been announced that EMBED has been chosen by Swedish casino and amusements operator, Bell Casino AB, for roll out throughout its portfolio. The EMBED cashless system will now go live across the Bell Casino estate, which includes amusement parks, casinos and cruise ships. "We are extremely happy to welcome Bell Casino AB to the EMBED family," said Rosa Tahmaseb,...

Two Cherries: One industry, one solution for cashless payments and voluntary player tracking

Two Cherries, solutions, cashless payments, voluntary player tracking
As well as providing the first industry-wide cashless payment solution, Two Cherries has announced its upcoming smartphone app will also include a voluntary player tracking system. Given time to collect data, this new initiative will allow the industry to start to understand player behaviour across operators, manufacturers and venues, with the Two Cherries’ solution set to provide specific player data...

Bringing showstopping innovations to the fore

Jonathan Powell, G-Squared
The G-Squared stand served to highlight the variety of company’s offering, comments director Jonathan Powell, with digital content, analogue units and cashless payment systems all receiving considerable attention. Coinslot: How did you find ACOS this year? Jonathan Powell: “We had a great show at ACOS this year and took a good number of orders for our digital product Casino King, as...

Industry leads search for contactless solution

Cashless payment phone
The industry’s leading trade associations assembled last month to discuss a technology-led solution to the problem of an increasingly cashless society. The consensus on the best approach? An industry-wide phone app. Gambling Business Group and the Bingo Association met to propose a collaborative industry response to the UK’s increasingly cashless society, concluding that a ‘universal’, industry-wide phone app is the...

Gambling Business Group develop new cashless payment solution

  “It is vital to the long term health of the sector that the DCMS lift the ban on the use of debit cards with gaming machines.” So says trade conglomerate the Gambling Business Group which has made moves to pave the way with the launch of a new pioneering a new ATR initiative to process debit card transactions.   The Gambling...