Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Tag: Cashless

OKTO underlines commitment to UK market with appointment of Rob Peché

Rob Peché appointment OKTO
OKTO, the international fintech brand which was named Mobile Payment Solution of the year at December’s SBC Awards, has underlined its commitment to the UK market with the appointment of experienced gaming industry senior executive Rob Peché to the post of UK Country Manager.

OKTO.WALLET digitalising the player journey

Simon Dorsen OKTO.WALLET market leading technology EAG Expo
The team at OKTO is reflecting on a dynamic and hugely successful 2021 in buoyant mood having been named Mobile Payment Solution of the year at December’s prestigious SBC Awards. And the upbeat tone looks all set to continue in 2022 as a cash-free future is getting closer.

Regal:Turning data into meaningful Business Intelligence provides customers with ‘facts not opinion’

Matt Bicknell Regal Leisure Data into meaningful business intelligence
With a truly connected digital estate Regal is able to provide its customers with data on game-and-session play summarised and analysed in real time. Joint MD Matt Bicknell explains.

Payment solutions provider OKTO to show market-leading cashless technology at EAG

Simon Dorsen OKTO market leading technology EAG Expo
The rise and rise of OKTO in the land based gaming and amusements sector has been a phenomenal story so far. And where better to tell it than at the eagerly awaited EAG Expo in London in January. That’s where the senior OKTO team will be heading together with its market leading cashless technology.

GamePro takes centre stage for Reflex, backed by brand new analogue

Reflex Gaming GamePro ACOS 2021
The full portfolio of GamePro products was out in force for Reflex Gaming at last week’s Autumn Coin Op Show, but chief product officer Mat Ingram also reemphasised the UK manufacturer’s commitment to analogue “where it is the right thing to do”, with brand new Cat C and B4 machines gracing the company’s popular ACOS stand

OKTO signs with MERKUR Slots and MERKUR Bingo to extend growing cashless relationship with UK machine players

OKTO Merkur ACOS 2021
OKTO continues to build its presence in the UK cashless payments marketplace with a new deal signed with the MERKUR Slots and MERKUR bingo brands.

Instance Automatics launches “simple” cashless installation kit

Instance Contactless installation conversion kit
Instance Automatics have launched a “full, simple installation kit to convert most machines to contactless payment”.

Bacta’s Tony Boulton: ‘Gaming does not have a future without being able to offer alternative payment methods’

Tony Boulton Merkur UK Bacta Division 4
Tony Boulton, Director of Public and Political Relations at MERKUR UK, puts his Divisional hat on to discuss the challenge presented by the world shortage of chips and implications for delivering product for the 2022 season, the golden opportunity facing resort economies, the central importance of safer gambling and why the Review of Gambling really is the most important that the industry has faced.

Britain set to be close to cashless within 3-years, according to global payments report

Cashless within 3 years global payments report
The decline in consumers’ use of cash is considered to be among the most dramatic shift in payment methods in history with forecasts suggesting it will fall to 7 percent of spending in shops by 2024.

OKTO unlocks digital payments directly on to Regal gaming machines across UK pubs

Okto.wallet Regal Gaming UK Pubs
Regal Gaming has raised the bar for pubgoers with the introduction of OKTO.WALLET which allows machine players across the UK to make secure, cashless, mobile payments.

Ready to re-open with cashless? Consumers will expect the option from day one

Simon Dorsen OKTO cashless payment solution
As more and more retail operations increasingly implement cashless systems ahead of reopening to the public, OKTO’s Director of Gaming Simon Dorsen spoke to Coinslot about how the fintech firm’s digital payment solution, OKTO.WALLET has been specifically designed with the leisure and hospitality industry’s main concerns in mind; user friendly, affordability, security and social responsibility as well as the universality that consumers are craving for.

Brexit has paved the way for an increase in contactless spend to £100

contactless payment increase
The UK’s withdrawal from the European Union, could accelerate both the value and the volume of contactless transactions, confirming that cash is on the way out and underlining further the importance to both the industry and machine players of securing the ability to provide alternative and modern payment methods.

Electrocoin announces Led Zeppelin pinball among its 2021 launches

Electrocoin Led Zepplin pinball and ball paradise
Electrocoin has announced a host of exciting products and new developments of existing successful lines for the single site, AGC’s and FEC sectors.

GeWeTe and OKTO partner up for a more efficient global cashless solution

GeWeTe Aristidis Tsikouras OKTO.WALLET
Cash handling specialists GeWeTe have struck a deal with licensed fintech firm OKTO to implement an app-based cashless system, OKTO.WALLET, onto its self-service cash redemption terminals.

UDC’s Pearl Fishery pusher gets five stars from Funstation

UDC Pearl Fishery Funstation
UDC visited Funstation in Castleford, Yorkshire recently to follow up on the installation of its coinless pusher, Pearl Fishery.

Weymouth FEC opts to offer guests choice on cashless

Semnox Alexandra Gardens cashless arcade payments system
A 150-machine arcade in Weymouth has installed the Semnox Parfait cashless arcade system, allowing guests to use cards or coins and enabling the operator to switch between paper and electronic tickets.

Cashless continues growth amid lockdown restrictions

ATM use declines Cashless growth lockdown
The pandemic has been instrumental in accelerating the move toward a cashless society, with access to ATMs limited by lockdown measures, a separation of customers and service staff, and a growing uneasiness around handling notes and coins.

Cashless key to redemption growth for Semnox

Kiran Karanki Semnox Cashless key to redemption growth
As redemption operators and manufacturers across the country begin to fully appreciate the capacity of cashless to streamline and enhance the game play process, Semnox CEO Kiran Karanki told Coinslot how the Mangalore-based firm is setting the trend.

Answering the cashless question

Greg Wood Yalp cashless
Greg Wood, vice-president of Bacta, spoke about his role as chair of the trade body’s payment committee and director of GPT, the joint venture company..

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..

NRM is pioneering the delivery of retail gaming applications

Andrew Ludlow NRM retail gaming
Andrew Ludlow, Managing Director of NRM, explores where apps are most needed in the gaming space and the importance of working with retail customers.

Two Cherries demonstrates its simple and secure industry-wide cashless solution

Two Cherries cashless solutions
Two Cherries are leading the way in the industry’s contactless payment solution race and at ACOS the company showed operators that its proven technology..

Giving card the finger: Manchester bar introduces Fingopay veinID payment

Fingopay payment access system
Manchester bar XYZ Social has partnered with biometrics payment provider Fingopay to become the first venue in the UK to use veinID technology used to..

Cashless life on the rise, says UK Finance

UK Finance data Cashless on rise
Recently released data from banking organisation UK Finance shows that the ratio of adults living a “largely cashless” life

Every season is built on change

Electrocoin John A Stergides Park Avenue Open Day
Ahead of the Park Avenue Open Day Coinslot spoke to Electrocoin’s John A Stergides about what those attending can expect this coming Wednesday 5th June.

Is the US setting a trend? Florida’s largest FEC goes for cashless option

Xtreme Action Park Cashless Payments
So, is the US driving the marketplace? Is the cashless train heading this way sometime soon? The trend and evidence across the Atlantic is certainly..

Customers expect cashless commerce, even on Cat C

Two Cherries cashless Cat C
Two Cherries Technologies’ Howard Gant explains that while pubs have been hit hardest by the exponential decline of cash transactions, AGC and bingo clubs..

Southsea arcade goes cashless with Kwikpay

Kwikpay Cashless
Harry Levy Amusements has introduced an app-based cashless payment and customer interaction system into its Southsea Pier arcade from Kwikpay. Southsea is the first Harry Levy location to go cashless, with other arcades across the UK to follow. Kwikpay allows customers to make digital payments for rides and amusement machines using stored cards, Apple Pay and Google Pay. In...

British Seasides – Don’t call it a comeback

Electrocoin John Anthony Stergides 1000x562
Electrocoin’s John Anthony Stergides takes stock of the UK’s resurgent coastal leisure market, the products that have driven success to date and how..

AATAPI Wonderland Goes Cashless With Semnox Parafait

AATAPI Wonderland, Cashless, Semnox Parafait
In keeping with its reputation of successful implementation of unique large scale park projects, Semnox has recently completed automation of Arved Ajwa Theme and Amusement Park India (AATAPI). Situated in Ajwa on the outskirts of Vadodara, Gujarat, this Public Private Partnership (PPP) model project sprawling over 70 acres, is considered the biggest theme park in Western India. With over 60...