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March 24, 2015

Headline News from PaymentsNews.com - March 24, 2015

On the Web:

  • Understanding and Improving Consumer Financial Health in America - Center for Financial Services Innovation - "This research explores the state of financial health in America in a groundbreaking examination of consumer behaviors, attitudes, and preferences. In it, we define seven consumer financial health segments based on a combination of behaviors and attitudes, offering an analysis that goes beyond income, age, education, or credit score."
  • Optimal Payments to Acquire Digital Payments Rival - "Optimal Payments said on Monday that it had agreed to acquire the digital payment service Skrill Group in a cash-and-share deal that values the business at 1.1 billion euros, or about $1.2 billion."
  • Comments On The Proposed Bitlicense Regulations - AVC.com (Fred Wilson) - "This blog post is being submitted as a public comment on the revised Bitlicense regulations and should be read as such."
  • The New York BitLicense and California’s Digital Currency Bill – A Comparison - CoinCenter - "All in all, I’m optimistic that we’ll see progress in both New York and California. Each wants to be a leader in the exploding new FinTech space, they face increasing competition from the UK and other international jurisdictions, and they have each been quite receptive to input from those of us the cryptocurrency ecosystem."
  • Trouble at AmEx: Some cardholders can leave home without it - AP - "One of the biggest threats to AmEx is the slew of competing cards aimed at the well-to-do, sometimes with lower annual fees."

On the Wires:

  • Fiserv Completes First Tokenized Transactions via Accel Debit Payments Network - “Fiserv offers one of the first debit payment networks to enable tokenization, which is required for transactions such as those conducted using Apple Pay™,” said Kevin Gregoire, president, Financial Institutions Group, Fiserv. “Apple Pay is just one example of the rapid changes in the payments landscape, and it is important for Fiserv to equip our clients to deliver the capabilities consumers expect at an accelerated pace. We anticipate that tokenization will play an increasing role in the debit payments industry and Accel is well positioned to accommodate further developments.”

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September 16, 2014

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November 13, 2013

Skrill to Offer Digital Wallet for Regulated Gambling in New Jersey

Skrill logo 140x60pxSkrill has announced that it has been "approved by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) and will be the only company to offer a digital wallet for regulated gambling in the state of New Jersey." Skrill is now officially authorized to offer its services to gambling operators and enable online gaming in the Garden State. Neil Steinhardt, CEO of Skrill USA commented:
We’re extremely excited about the new opportunities opening up in the US market for gambling merchants and consumers. Skrill’s global reach aligned with local expertise makes us the perfect partner to work with businesses in this market. The Skrill digital wallet offers merchants a tailored solution to process deposits and withdrawals faster, increase conversion rates and provide full chargeback protection. For gaming customers, being able to conduct high-speed, high conversion payments on any device on the go is vital.”
Founded in 2001, Skrill is one of Europe’s largest online payment processors and among the world’s largest independent digital wallet providers. Skrill operates the largest online gambling wallet globally, with 40 different currencies and 100 payment options including debit cards, credit cards, peer to peer transfers, merchant payouts and automated clearing house (ACH) services. In the United States, Skrill operates as Skrill USA, Inc. - a registered money service business (MSB) and licensed money transmitter in the state of New Jersey and various other U.S. states.
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