As mentioned in our previous blog, the American Gaming Association shared its new principles outlining the modernization of payments on the casino floor to provide structure around the industry’s regulations of digital payments. According to the AGA, these principles have “come at a time when the majority (57%) of past-year casino visitors report the option for digital or contactless payments on the casino floor is important to them” due to COVID-19.
In light of the pandemic, consumers may be hesitant to use traditional forms of wagering, like cash. To make patrons feel more comfortable, resorts and casinos should take proactive measures to offer safer payment options on the floor. While cashless gaming not only provides convenience and flexibility, it also promotes a safer gaming environment during a period of social distancing.
As a trusted provider leading the modernization of cashless gaming environments, Global Payments Gaming Solutions’ VIP Mobility is the industry’s first mobile solution that enables true cashless casino gaming. Already being used successfully on the casino floor, VIP Mobility allows patrons to enjoy a seamless player experience from funding through cash-out.
Unlike traditional forms of wagering and betting, VIP Mobility enables guest to create digital TITO tickets on their mobile device by scanning an existing voucher or using their VIP preferred e-check account. The guest can pair their mobile device to any slot or table game by scanning a QR code. They can reload from their phone and retrieve funds once they are finished playing providing a seamless from funding through cash-out.