Optimal Payments Returns To GiGse 2014

LONDON, MONTREAL, NEW YORK (June 5, 2014) -- Optimal Payments (LSE AIM: OPAY), a leading global online payment solutions provider, is pleased to announce its VIP sponsorship and attendance at the 14th annual Global iGaming Summit & Expo (GiGse) from July 14 to 16, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency in San Francisco.

GiGse brings together over 700 of the top executives and decision-makers in the regulated iGaming market to discuss the latest trends and emerging developments in this growing industry. The event also gives attendees the opportunity to gain valuable competitive and consumer insights while networking and developing strategic partnerships with other leading organizations. During this year’s event, Joel Leonoff, president and CEO of Optimal Payments, will participate in the expert-led panel discussing the current status in payment processing, and Neil Erlick, the Company’s executive vice president, business development, will participate in the special interest debate on the evolving fantasy sports market.   

“As a leading online payment and fraud management solutions expert in regulated online gaming, we are pleased to be supporting GiGse, and sharing the most recent developments and news surrounding our two key service offerings, the NETBANX® payment gateway and services and the NETELLER® service and Net+® Card stored value offering,” said Joel Leonoff. “This event provides organizations like ours the opportunity to meet and partner with other innovative professionals and companies who have a vested interest in the online gaming industry. GiGse also allows us to build on the successes of our company for the benefit of all attendees.”

Over the last 18 months, Optimal Payments has expanded its sector reach in North America and is active in all three states currently offering regulated gaming: New Jersey, Delaware and Nevada. The Company provides services to a number of regulated online gaming operators including Caesars Interactive Entertainment, owners of the World Series of Poker in the U.S.; Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa for BorgataCasino.com, BorgataPoker.com and nj.partypoker.com; and payment and risk services to Bally Interactive and its clients in the U.S. The Company also recently announced agreements to provide services in Canada to the Ontario government for playolg.ca and has been providing payment services to the Quebec government for espacejeux.com since 2010.

Optimal Payments provides end-to-end online payment and fraud management solutions to ecommerce businesses and major brands in the U.S, Canada, and abroad. The Company leverages its global acquiring bank relationships and payment processing capabilities to offer both its NETBANX payment gateway for a wide range of payment processing and fraud management services. It also utilizes its NETELLER service and Net+ Card stored value offering, which allows partners and consumers to safely and conveniently manage transactions, pay and receive funds for products and services both online and at point-of-sale.

About Optimal Payments Plc.

Optimal Payments is a global provider of online payment solutions, trusted by businesses and consumers in over 200 countries and territories to move and manage billions of dollars each year. Merchants use the NETBANX® platform and services to simplify how they accept credit and debit card, direct-from-bank, and alternative and local payments; and the NETELLER® service to increase revenues and capture new customers. Consumers use the multilingual and multicurrency NETELLER and Net+® Card stored-value offering to make secure and convenient payments. Optimal Payments Plc is quoted on the London Stock Exchange’s AIM, with a ticker symbol of OPAY. Subsidiary company Optimal Payments Ltd is authorised and regulated as an e-money issuer by the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FRN: 900015).