Global Payments Gaming Solutions has partnered with Penn Interactive, a subsidiary of Penn National Gaming, Inc., to provide Global Payments’ iGaming solutions, specifically online betting, to support the new Barstool Sportsbook mobile app that officially launched in Pennsylvania on September 18. With the help of Global Payments, Penn Interactive is delivering a fun and engaging experience to the sportsbook app’s users straight from their smart devices, shaping the future of sports betting to come.
The iGaming solutions connect the online and brick and mortar gaming experiences through a multi-channel approach, simplifying the process of account funding with Global Payment Gaming Solution’s VIP LightSpeed® platform. Combined with the VIP Preferred® e-check network, guests are empowered to effortlessly access funds from their checking account in a seamless, frictionless manner.
“The Barstool Sportsbook app has been well received by Penn National’s customers,” said Christopher Justice, president, Global Payments Gaming Solutions. “We are pleased to be a part of this key initiative as the industry ushers in a new era in sports betting that prioritizes convenience and flexibility while giving users a superior, modern gaming experience.”
A leader in the gaming space, Global Payments’ sports betting technology will support the Barstool Sportsbook app in future launches across additional states as the product is introduced across Penn National’s leading customer loyalty program, mychoice®, with 20 million casino customers and Barstool's audience of over 66 million loyal fans.
Mark your calendar: Chris Justice, president of Global Payments Gaming Solutions and AGA board member, is scheduled to speak at the Global Gaming Expo (G2E) later this month. The session, “How Payments Modernization Advances Responsible Gaming,” will explore the tools available in today’s market, benefits for advancing responsible gaming efforts and considerations for regulatory frameworks. Learn more here.
There’s still time to vote: Global Payments was nominated for “Best Payments App” in the 2020 Benzinga Global Fintech Awards, which recognizes companies striving to revolutionize the industry. Public voting is open through October 20 and the Top 10 Benzinga Global Fintech Awards will be determined by the seasoned group of judges. Winners will be announced during the award ceremony in November 2020. Vote for Global Payments here!