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PayPal Re-enters Online Gaming On The Downlow

Discussion in 'CASINO NEWS' started by Mben, Sep 17, 2015.

  1. Mben

    Mben No Deposit Forum Administrator Staff Member

    In the past few days, a few U.S. online gambling websites have started to accept PayPal—a first in more than a decade. Yet the payments company had been very quiet about it, initially releasing very limited information about the shift.

    The two screen shots below are from just this past week, showing that PayPal is brand new to the sites, including WSOP dot com and DerbyGames dot com. Caesars Interactive Entertainment (CIE) is the owner of WSOP dot com, while Derby Games is a start-up offering regulated online gambling in the U.S., primarily horse race betting.

    First news of the quiet—but potentially massive—shift was reported by iGaming Business. PayPal has been widely available on foreign gaming sites, but this is the first time it has been seen in the U.S. since the early 2000s,

    The company hadn't supported online gaming in the U.S. since 2003, as a result of increased regulation and its merger with eBay. Prior to that, however, PayPal had been processing online gaming—when it was an independent company. "At the time, it was the largest transactor for global online gambling," said one gaming insider who didn't want to be named due to PayPal's request for no PR.

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  2. Sookie

    Sookie Mother of Cats

    :brian: :banana: :brian:
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  3. queenmap

    queenmap WELL KNOWN MEMBER

    Good start for some US sights. Hopefully Microgaming will accept us back and we can use PP for this. Now that would be awesome!
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  4. Sookie

    Sookie Mother of Cats

    I hadn't even thought of that, now THAT would be awesome! :maddance:
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  5. Stan Rogers


    Now this is something cool! Good news for US Gaming business. PayPal payment gateway is today the most convenient method of making payments. Including it in online games would be greatly facilitating, both for the players and the gaming companies. So, probably a great move for the US gaming industry!
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  6. elliser

    elliser NEW MEMBER

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  7. daniela6968

    daniela6968 WELL KNOWN MEMBER

    Anyone play at Planet 7 casino?
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  8. Sookie

    Sookie Mother of Cats

    I have, why do you ask?
  9. krystalkitty

    krystalkitty Greedy Gambler

    Paypal at Cleo's for awhile....Now I see it's off again and a new payment is there!
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  10. Mobcasinos

    Mobcasinos WELL KNOWN MEMBER

    This is Super good news to US Players. Paypal is being widely used at any transaction online so now that Paypal is now accepted we can feel more convenient paying and receiving online. Hope it will be more faster since Paypal is know for that.
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  11. daniela6968

    daniela6968 WELL KNOWN MEMBER

    Sorry...I googled casinos that accept paypal but when I asked, they don't. :(
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  12. Sookie

    Sookie Mother of Cats

    No worries hun ;)
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