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Skrill Nabs Two Gaming Awards, Acquires Paysafecard

It was a banner week this previous week for payment solutions provider Skrill Moneybookers Ltd., because they further solidified their position as the premier provider of online re payment services for the gaming industry.

First up, they picked up the ‘Payment Solutions Provider Company of the Year’ honor at the 2013 Overseas Gaming Awards, held February 4th in London, England. The judging for the award considered such facets because the speed and simplicity for the payment provider’s solution, since well as their innovation in the industry, and how they’ve enhanced their solution on the past year.

Skrill added to their hardware haul on February 8th at the iGB Affiliate Awards, picking right up the award for ‘Best Payment System’. Also place that is taking London, the shortlist of nominees was decided by user votes, aided by the final nominees being judged by a panel of iGaming experts. Skrill was given the award on the merits of their reliability and high standards, their low processing charges, and their excellent customer service.

In a pr release following their award wins, Skrill SVP of Sales and Marketing, Craig Doyle commented: ‘As the re payment industry becomes a lot more competitive, our company is proud to be recognized once the most readily useful payment solution within the gaming sector. As Skrill continues to innovate and grow throughout 2013, we is looking to build on our achievements and consolidate o (more…)


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Okada to Meet with Gaming Control Board Over Foreign Payments

The Nevada Gaming Control Board has called in Japanese billionaire tycoon and former Wynn director Kazuo Okada, along side three other directors of his Universal Entertainment Corp., for a closed-door hearing week that is next. It is all right part of the Control Board’s ongoing research into allegations that $40 million in payments ended up being made to Rodolfo Soriano, one of Universal’s casino project consultants within the Philippines. Probably the insinuation is that Soriano received the money to grease some Filipino palms, but we would never ever imply such a plain thing, of course.

We are able to only report that both the FBI and the Philippines’ equivalent, the National Bureau of Investigation, have now been having a look to the matter to see if such a thing improprietous had been done. Universal Entertainment has maintained that it acted lawfully in the Philippines; all things considered, who doesn’t give their experts $40 million as a token of their esteem?

Meanwhile, nobody’s commenting: not the Nevada Gaming Control Board and certainly no one from Universal Entertainment. Maybe that’s why they call it hush cash.

No Wrongdoing Alleged

This is certainly where we must explain that nobody has actually or officially been accused to do any such thing, particularly anything wrong. But you can observe how it may look funny is all.

All this falls on the heels of Okada’s current resignation slash firing from t (more…)