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Paysafe provides new payment options for DraftKings in Europe

Paysafe’s Skrill Quick Checkout (SkrillQCO) platform now available to customers of leading Daily Fantasy Sports platform in Europe

 

LONDON, September 1, 2017 – Paysafe, a leading global payments provider, has furthered its partnership with DraftKings, a leading global daily fantasy sports (DFS) platform, by providing them the ability to expand their payment methods in Europe through Skrill Quick Checkout.   

 

Paysafe’s Skrill Quick Checkout platform provides customers with access to a range of payment methods in a single interface, including online cash solution paysafecard and the Skrill and NETELLER digital wallets. Through the Skrill and NETELLER digital wallets, customers in over 200 countries have the ability to transact via over 100 alternative payment methods (APMs) specific to their geographic region. Optimised for mobile, desktop and other devices, Skrill Quick Checkout negates the need for multiple logins, offering consumers a seamless, quick and secure experience.

 

Lorenzo Pellegrino, CEO, Digital Wallets, Paysafe added: “Providing customers with a streamlined and seamless digital experience is central to what we do. We’re pleased to be enabling more ways in which DraftKings’ customers can play on the Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) platform knowing their money is secure. Helping the businesses enhance their customer experience in existing and new markets is one of the main objectives we strive to achieve.”

 

Jeffrey Haas, Chief International Officer, DraftKings said: “Paysafe is one of the world’s largest payments brands and we are confident that our partnership will offer DraftKings customers a seamless and most importantly, a secure option for payment processing.  As our debit and credit card processor in the UK, we believe their pioneering approach and know-how in the payments space make them an ideal partner for our rapidly growing consumer base in Europe.”

 

DraftKings is the leading global daily fantasy sports platform with over 8 million registered customers, globally. DraftKings offers over 10 sports including, NFL, MLB, NBA, Golf, NASCAR, MMA, Soccer, CFL and eSports, and a range of leading leagues, including: WNBA, Premier League, UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, Major League Soccer and Liga MX. 

 

 

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About Paysafe

Paysafe is a leading global provider of end-to-end payment solutions. Our core purpose is to enable businesses and consumers to connect and transact seamlessly through our industry-leading capabilities in payment processing, digital wallets and online cash solutions. Delivered through an integrated platform, our solutions are geared towards mobile-initiated transactions, real-time analytics and the convergence between bricks-and-mortar and online payments. With over 20 years of online payment experience, a combined transactional volume of US$48 billion in 2016 and over 2,300 staff located in 12 global locations, Paysafe connects businesses and consumers across 200 payment types in over 40 currencies around the world. Paysafe Group plc shares trade on the London Stock Exchange under the symbol (PAYS.L). For more information, visit: www.paysafe.com

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About DraftKings

DraftKings is an innovative sports-tech entertainment platform changing the way consumers engage with their favorite sports, teams and athletes by bringing fans closer to the game. DraftKings, headquartered in Boston, MA, offers daily and weekly fantasy sports contests across ten professional sports in the U.S., Canada, United Kingdom, Malta and Germany. Founded in 2012 by Jason Robins, Matt Kalish and Paul Liberman, DraftKings makes sports better and better sports fans by creating the ‘Game Inside the Game.’ For more information, visit: www.draftkings.co.uk.

For further information, contact:

Paysafe Group plc 
Patricia Crowley
Head of Corporate Communications, Europe
T: +44 (0) 20 3826 9822 / E: patricia.crowley@paysafe.com

DraftKings 
Aliza Solc
Manager of Public Relations
E: asolc@draftkings.com

 

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