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Please note that the online gaming solution below is for established GAMING and COMPETITION businesses only processing a minimum of £30k per month. If you are a start-up gaming business (excluding competitions) and going to process an estimated £100k per month, then please click here

For established TIPPING or BETTING please visit our higher risk merchant account information.

Established Gaming and Competition Accounts

If you’re looking for a payment provider offering comprehensive online gaming payment solutions and considerable expertise and experience in the gaming industry, then you have come to the right place.

mGaming Summit

Our preferred acquirier recently won the payments award at the mGaming Summit

Via dedicated gaming acquiring partners, we offer you everything you need to accept gaming card payments and pay out winnings easily and securely. Our feature rich dedicated gaming solutions are fully flexible and have been developed to deliver value and growth to your business. Accept credit and debit card payments easily and securely, process repeat and deferred payments, manage refunds, pay out winnings into one easy to use and customisable platform.

With regular releases and a resilient infrastructure you can rely on our platform and focus on what’s important for your business; delivering the best possible experience to your customers.

15 years online payment expertise Powerful risk management tools FREE Multi-Currency Acceptance PCI DSS specialism
Powerful API's and Integration Methods Full reporting interface Powerful API's and Integration Methods Transaction optimisation
Powerful API's and Integration Methods
Adapted payment solutions
FREE Multi-Currency Acceptance 24/7 365 days a year support
Powerful reporting tools as standard
Dedicated support for gaming operators
FREE Multi-Currency Acceptance Comprehensive anti-fraud solutions
Powerful reporting tools as standard Sophisticated anti-fraud systems Powerful reporting tools as standard Multiple acquirers in one solution
Powerful reporting tools as standard Multiple payment methods Powerful reporting tools as standard Payment solutions adapted to your needs

Just some of the gaming merchants using our acquiring banks' payment platform
Just some of the gaming merchants using our acquiring banks' payment platform

Accepted Gaming Sectors

We welcome applications from online Gambling businesses, including the following sectors:

15 years online payment expertise Casinos FREE Multi-Currency Acceptance Reverse & Penny Auctions
Powerful API's and Integration Methods Bookmakers Powerful API's and Integration Methods Raffles
Powerful API's and Integration Methods
Prize Draws or Similar
FREE Multi-Currency Acceptance Games of Skill
Powerful reporting tools as standard
Internet Sports Books
FREE Multi-Currency Acceptance Small Lottery Syndicates

Unfortunately we are unable to help businesses operating lotteries, spread betting or P2P Betting

Supporting Documents

The following documents are required with an application and will help the application be processed quickly:

  • 6 months’ processing statements from current acquirer

  • Gaming / gambling license from one of the following countries:

Andorra Austria Belgium Bulgaria Estonia
Channel Islands Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark France
Greece Hungary Iceland
Isle of Man
Latvia Luxembourg Malta
Monaco Republic of Ireland Romania San Marino Slovakia
Slovenia Spain Sweden United Kingdom  

We are also able to consider applications where the license is held in Antigua & Barbuda or Tasmania.

  • In the event that the activity is not covered by licence, a letter from a lawyer explaining the activity is not licensable is required

Blocked Countries

Please note that as certain gaming accounts are coded 7995 by Visa and MasterCard (card schemes) the following countries would automatically be blocked (in addition to our standard prohibited list). Please be aware that card schemes don’t blanket block 7995 transactions, it is blocked in certain countries where local law prohibits online gambling using card payments. Please also note that this is not the country that YOU the merchant comes from, but the country YOUR CUSTOMER comes from.

Canada China Finland Hong Kong Liechtenstein
Lithuania Netherlands Norway Poland Portugal
UAE USA Vatican City

The blocked list covers a couple of different things:

1) Companies registered in those countries
2) Companies whose director is resident in those countries
3) Transactions from cards issued in those countries
4) Transactions with billing addresses in those countries

For successful applications, there is some further additional information you may find useful:

  • American Express do not allow their cards to be used for all gaming services.

  • All gaming companies approved are required to pay MasterCard’s $500 annual registration fee before the account can be activated.

  • Refunds are NOT permitted. Any refunds to customers should be done via an alternative method.

Exact terms for all applications are subject to assessment. However, we will keep you regularly updated on the progress of the application.

Interested in our solution? What next...

Due to the complexities of gaming accounts, we are unable to answer any telephone enquiries in the first instance. However, your dedicated account manager, who will be allocated to you once you apply / enquire, will be able to answer everything for you!

Please note that we can only help ESTABLISHED UK and EUROPEAN incorporated businesses plus an EU gaming licence may be needed depending on gaming model.

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