SKRILL AND NETELLER WITHDRAW PREPAID CARDS
22nd November, 2016 at 21:02:15
From over 100 countries.
PaySafe Group e-commerce brands Skrill and Neteller are withdrawing their Skrill Prepaid MasterCard and Net+ Prepaid MasterCard services from at least 100 countries.
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FORBES DETAILS ATTACKS ON INTERNET GAMBLING PROCESSORS
06th November, 2015 at 06:23:21
Claims 2009 and 2010 attacks hit Moneybookers and Neteller.
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 hints – fell into criminal hands.
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ONLINE CASINO SUBJECTED TO EXTORTION ATTEMPT
07th April, 2015 at 07:58:30
Criminals launch DDoS attack as casino owner remains defiant
The Betat online casino group has communicated with players who were complaining about patchy technical performance over the long weekend, advising them that the operation has been fighting off a significant Distributed Denial of Service attack.
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OPTIMAL PAYMENTS ACQUIRES SKRILL GROUP
23rd March, 2015 at 14:27:38
In $1.2 Billion deal
Online payments processor Optimal Payments (operators of the Neteller eWallet) has agreed to acquire Sentinel Topco Limited and its subsidiaries which include European focused competitor to its Neteller product, the Skrill Group.
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NEW BOOK ON NETELLER FOUNDER
26th November, 2014 at 01:40:38
Author examines the life and times of e-processor and wannabe rock star John Lefebvre.
Seven years ago the Canadian founders of the Neteller e-cash processing group, John Lefebvre and Stephen Lawrence, were arrested under intriguing circumstances following a covert investigation by the US Department of Justice as it implemented moves to disrupt the online gambling industry by "following the money trail" (see previous reports).
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PALA INTERACTIVE SIGNS UP WITH NETELLER
13th November, 2014 at 10:55:12
Optimal Payments deal gives US and Canadian online gambling company a solid processor.
The UK online payments solutions provider Optimal Payments plc has announced that it has partnered with Pala Interactive, LLC, an emerging enterprise in the online, real-money gaming space managed by industry veteran Jim Ryan, to provide payment processing services for the U.S. regulated online gaming market.
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NEW CHAIRMAN AT NETELLER PARENT GROUP
31st July, 2014 at 10:32:41
Optimal Payments appoints Dennis Jones as non-executive chairman.
Online payment processor Optimal Payments, parent group of Neteller and Netbanx, has appointed Dennis Jones as its new non-executive chairman, alongside two new directors following the resignation of non-executives John Bateson and Jonathan Comerford, the latter having served as interim chairman since November last year.
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NETELLER RE-LAUNCHES TO U.S. MARKET
03rd March, 2014 at 08:42:59
Working through a U.S. financial institution sponsor
Online payment provider Optimal Payments Plc, has announced the re-launch of its revamped NETELLER online payment processing service to the broader U.S. market.
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NEW JERSEY ONLINE GAMBLING REGULATOR APPROVES E-CASH PROCESSOR
29th October, 2013 at 02:04:44
Optimal Payments, parent group for Neteller, approved as a service provider.
The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement, which regulates the soon-to-be-launched online gambling business in the Garden State, has approved Optimal Payments as suitable to offer payment and risk management solutions to New Jersey licensed providers of Internet gaming.
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NETELLER BACK IN THE U.S.A.
25th June, 2013 at 02:30:11
Partnership between Optimal and Bally will enable a return to the legalised online gambling market
Internet payments provider Optimal Payments plc (formally better known as Neteller) is partnering with gambling content and equipment supplier Bally Technologies to provide payments and related services to both Bally and its online gaming customers.
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MONEYBOOKERS SET TO CHANGE NAME TO SKRILL
23rd November, 2010 at 04:33:55
MoneyBookers Have Vision Of Skrill Being The Next Google, Hoover Or Walkman
Online payment processor, MoneyBookers, have announced they will be rebranding under the new name Skrill. The popular online ewallet is commonly used by casino and poker player who prefer not to submit credit cards details online. Skrill is short for Skrilla, a widely used slang term for money and is thought to be in place by the end of next year. The name change isn't the only thing that will be changing, as users of Skrill will be the beneficiaries of a number of new services and procedures.
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