World-leading payment service provider, Optimal Payments has announced it will be extending its existing partnership with 888 Holdings, a leading provider of online gaming services to offer payment solutions to US operators.
The partnership will pre-integrate Optimal Payments’ solutions and offer them to all licensed operators who use 888’s platform, as well as offering its solutions to the 888.com brand.
“We have worked in partnership with Optimal Payments for more than 12-years, delivering deep and robust joint solutions for our own brand and our platform operators around the world. We are very pleased to extend this partnership for the licensed U.S. online gaming market,” Itai Frieberger, COO of 888, added on the partnership’s new offering.
Optimal Payments will be offering its payment gateway and digital wallet as they have been designed to meet the strict regulations imposed by the legal sates of Delaware, Nevada and New Jersey. Optimal Payments has been approved by the New Jersey Department of Gambling Enforcement to provide its services to Atlantic City operators. 888 currently has agreements to provide its services to operators located in all 3 legal states.
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“888 are a long-time, strategic partner for Optimal Payments. We are very excited to extend our relationship with 888 as we deliver on our own strategy to provide a complete solution for the licensed U.S. online gaming market,” President and CEO of Optimal Payments, Joel Leonoff added on the US venture.
Online gambling in the United States, most notably in the state of New Jersey, has become well accepted with over 32,000 registered users placing online bets in Atlantic City’s casinos only a week after becoming legal.