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Why is Skrill pulling out of Canada?

11 Dec 2013

Does online e-cash processor Skrill (formerly Moneybookers) know something that everyone else does not? That’s the question several industry observers were asking as the news broke this week that the European-based company is to pull out of Canadian transactions with effect from January next year. Skrill, which was taken over by the private equity firm …

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Skrill and Neteller withdraw prepaid cards

22 Nov 2016

PaySafe Group e-commerce brands Skrill and Neteller are withdrawing their Skrill Prepaid MasterCard and Net+ Prepaid MasterCard services from at least 100 countries. Customers will be unable to use their card after November 25, 2016, the email communication detailed, but their account will remain fully functional in terms of withdrawals and/or transfers. While the development …

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Save on internet gambling transfer fees with Skrill

26 Sep 2013

Online gambling fans using the Skrill e-cash processing service will be pleased to hear about a new product titled Skrill iT, a service that has been designed to cut money transfer fees in half. Skrill iT will be accessible in more than 200 countries to senders and receivers, with money transfers available in 40 different …

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Skrill finalises acquisition of Ukash

2 Apr 2015

Following a deal reached in November last year, online e-cash processor Skrill (formerly Moneybookers) has finalised the acquisition of virtual cash voucher provider Ukash. In something of a corporate merry-go-round Skrill is itself about to be acquired by Neteller parent group Optimal Payments (see previous  reports). Ukash CEO David Hunter is to step down after …

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Skrill named Best Digital Wallet 2019 by Juniper Research

31 Oct 2019

Skrill, the digital wallet which is powered by leading specialised payments platform Paysafe, has been named platinum winner of the Payment Innovation: Best Digital Wallet category at Juniper Research’s 2019 Future Digital Awards. The awards, which are in their eleventh year, recognise organisations that have made outstanding contributions to their industry and are positioned to …

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Co-branded play in 888 Games Skrill partnership

12 Apr 2013

Payment provider Skrill now has its own branded page for Skrill customers on 888games following a partnership deal signed between the two companies. The co-branded “play 888Games with Skrill” page features the full range of branded and in-house developed slot and casino games. Both companies expect favourable results and a long term partnership going forward, …

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Skrill to sponsor UK football conference

26 Jul 2013

The UK Football Conference has confirmed that online payment company Skrill has signed up as sponsor of its three divisions for a three year period, ending speculation on who will replace Blue Square, whose sponsorship expired in May this year. “We’ve confirmed to member clubs that we will shortly be circulating the financial benefits,” Conference …

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Skrill and Ukash in acquisition deal

28 Nov 2014

The e-cash processing sector was humming late Thursday as news broke that online payment processor Skrill (formerly Moneybookers) has signed a deal to acquire the UK pre-paid cash voucher provider Ukash. The consideration agreed for the acquisition has not been disclosed, and regulatory approval is still awaited. According to a Skrill spokesman, the addition of …

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Neteller and Skrill exit Brazilian market

12 Jan 2018

Online payment processors Neteller and Skrill – both subsidiaries of the Paysafe group – have advised Brazilian online punters that they will regretfully no longer service their gambling transactions, effective February 21. Customers will have until February 28 to withdraw funds from online gambling sites to their Neteller/Skrill accounts. The decision may be based on …

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Skrill offers free services to SMBs supporting COVID-19 initiatives

2 Apr 2020

Skrill, the online payments company, is offering its wallet and Quick Checkout solution free of charge to the many small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) around the world which are providing products or services supporting communities during the COVID-19 outbreak. The move, which takes effect from today until at least September 30, 2020, will particularly support …

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Betfair, Skrill and Aristotle provided transactional waivers for New Jersey

13 Nov 2013

Online betting and gaming operator Betfair is the latest to receive a transactional waiver from the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement in anticipation of the launch of internet gambling on November 26, 2013. Ahead of the launch date, New Jersey will conduct a five-day trial period beginning November 21, 2013 . During this trial, …

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Neteller and Skrill curtail services in 100 countries

22 Nov 2016

Online payment solutions provider Paysafe plc threw the cat among the pigeons this week by advising that its Neteller and Skrill prepaid card payment facilities are being withdrawn in around 100 countries. “We regret to inform you that as of November 25, 2016, we will no longer offer the Skrill Prepaid MasterCard in your country,” …

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Skrill enhances crypto offering with new crypto-to-crypto buy and sell feature

27 Nov 2019

From today, Skrill customers can use bitcoin to buy other cryptocurrencies using the Skrill Cryptocurrency Service, enabling quicker and more efficient cryptocurrency transactions. Conveniently, Skrill customers no longer have to convert their interests in one cryptocurrency back into fiat currencies before purchasing an interest in a new cryptocurrency, resulting in fewer transactions and lower fees. …

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Gamblers with Skrill accounts warned on hacks

21 May 2013

According to reports on the twoplustwo message board online punters with accounts at the Skrill payment processing facility need to take care following a slew of unauthorised, and in some cases successful, log-in scams. Apparently the attempted frauds started two weeks ago, with one poster reporting that $12,000 was removed from his account after its …

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CVC acquires majority stake in Skrill Group

20 Aug 2013

Private equity firm CVC Capital Partners, a past suitor of online gambling group Betfair , will acquire British online payment company, the Skrill Group, for a Euro 600 million consideration. “Skrill is a high-quality business that has demonstrated its ability to grow rapidly into a market leading provider of online payments serving the online gaming, …

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Optimal Payments acquires Skrill Group

23 Mar 2015

Online payments processor Optimal Payments has agreed to acquire Sentinel Topco Limited and its subsidiaries which include European focused competitor to its Neteller product, the Skrill Group. The enterprise value of the deal is stated to be approximately Euro 1.1 Billion or $1.2 Billion. Netinvest Limited, a subsidiary of Optimal Payments will acquire the entire …

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Betcade appoints former Skrill exec

15 Mar 2016

Soon to be launched real money gaming app store Betcade has appointed former global vice president of WorldPay and Skrill, Paul Barclay, as general manager of Betcade Europe Ltd. Barclay will lead payments and operations for the company as he drives Betcade’s new office in London.

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Skrill confirms it will support Bitcoin transactions

29 Jul 2018

Payment processor Skrill has announced its support of four major cryptocurrencies on its popular e-wallet application, adding Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin, and Ethereum currency options for its customer base of over 25 million spread worldwide. Customers can now buy and sell the cryptocurrencies using any of the 40 available fiat currency options, including USD, EUR, …

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AC Milan announces Skrill as its Official Global Payments Partner

12 May 2020

AC Milan and Skrill have today shared details for the first time about the four year partnership deal they recently signed which sees Skrill become the Club’s Official Global Payments Partner. Although the deal was signed some weeks ago, and the Skrill name has already appeared in the San Siro stadium on several occasions, both …

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Online payments group reports strong trading

3 Jul 2015

Online payments group Optimal Payments has provided a trading update covering the six months period to 30 June 2015 ahead of reporting its interim results on 26 August 2015. The company confirms that trading to the end of June remains strong and in line with market expectations. The completion of the acquisition of Skrill remains …

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Paysafe and Mastercard extend strategic partnership

12 Mar 2020

Paysafe, a leading specialised payments platform, has today announced an expanded strategic partnership with Mastercard. The new agreement is designed to support Paysafe’s growth and card acceptance in the European Economic Area (EEA) with a particular focus on Paysafe’s card issuing solutions, including its Skrill Prepaid Mastercard® and NETELLER Net+ Prepaid Mastercard®. Paysafe has been …

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Gambling payment processor in Russian deal

25 May 2013

Skrill, one of Europe’s largest online payment processors, has inked a new partnership with Russian payments service Yandex.Money in a collaborative move that will enable the company to expand coverage of the Russian payments market while allowing Yandex.Money to be integrated as a payment option for Skrill’s 140,000 merchants worldwide, offering a local payment solution …

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New games, e-processor for CashBet

29 Jun 2016

Online gambling operator and turnkey provider CashBet has announced new partnerships in e-processing and games, signing agreements with Paysafe for Skrill and Neteller facilities, and augmenting its gaming suite with new offerings from up-and-coming developer Booming Games. The new games will be available on CashBet’s online casino sites and apps, Jenny Vegas and Atomic Casino, …

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Forbes details attacks on internet gambling processors

6 Nov 2015

In a long investigative article this week Forbes examines the 2009 and 2010 hacks of online gambling payments processors Moneybookers and Neteller, revealing that although these initially appeared innocuous, it has since transpired that millions of users’ private data – addresses, emails, telephone numbers, birth dates and, in the case of Neteller, answers to password …

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