Global Payments Gaming Solutions Announces PointsBet Illinois iGaming Integration

by Global Payments Gaming Team / September 22, 2020

LAS VEGAS – Sept. 22, 2020 – Today, Global Payments Gaming Solutions announced PointsBet Illinois has implemented its suite of iGaming solutions to further the online bookmakers’ efforts to allow players to fund bets and claim winnings via electronic checking.

In addition to standard fixed-odds wagering, PointsBet also possesses the unique PointsBetting product, an innovative way to bet where potential winnings or losses are variable right up until the final whistle. PointsBetting unlocks new categories for bettors to wager on different aspects of games, such as the point difference between a win and loss for a particular team, a multiplier of numerous player statistical categories, or the time in seconds of the first three-pointer made during a basketball game.

A proven leader in the gaming space, Global Payments Gaming Solutions fosters quality gaming experiences that span both physical and digital properties. With Global Payments Gaming Solutions’ iGaming solutions, PointsBet Illinois can leverage ACH guaranteed services to enable players to fund their bets and get real time access to their winnings electronically using their regular checking accounts. Global Payments Gaming Solutions’ services protect businesses from fraud, improve cash flow, and make it possible for gaming organizations to offer electronic wallet capabilities to improve the sports betting experience.

The suite of iGaming solutions leverages Global Payments Gaming Solutions’ VIP LightSpeed® platform to power funding and withdrawals for online sports betting; and the VIP Preferred® e-check network to enable guests to quickly access funds from their checking account in a seamless, frictionless manner. 

“As guests increasingly opt into digital and online channels for everyday activities, the demand for iGaming is growing as well,” said Christopher Justice, president, Global Payments Gaming Solutions. “By leveraging our technology, PointsBet Illinois is providing an innovative gaming experience to meet guests in their homes or wherever they choose to game and offer more convenience and flexibility in the way they game.”

About Global Payments Gaming Solutions  
Global Payments Gaming Solutions, a division of Global Payments, enables the world’s gaming entertainment leaders to create amazing consumer experiences and maximize spend across all of their physical and digital properties. Our complete suite of payment solutions enables safe, secure and trusted cash access at the cage, on the casino floor, or online. Learn more at www.globalpaymentsgaming.com.  

About PointsBet 
PointsBet is one of the fastest growing sportsbooks in the country and is rapidly expanding its U.S. footprint. Originally founded in Australia, PointsBet is a cutting-edge sportsbook operator that prides itself on having the quickest and most user-friendly app (iOS and Android) while also providing the best content and experience for sports bettors. PointsBet is the only U.S. online bookmaker to offer PointsBetting – a unique and innovative way to bet – and has also introduced a slew of well-received, bettor-first initiatives. PointsBet offers the most markets on all four major U.S. sports (NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL) and PointsBetting in the world. PointsBet announced the company's Initial Public Offering on the Australian Securities Exchange on June 12, 2019. For more information, visit www.PointsBet.com.

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