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paysafecard named ‘best overall payment service provider’ at the 2018 CEEG Awards

Oct 08, 2018

paysafecard, part of global payments provider Paysafe Group, has been named winner in the ‘best overall payment service provider 2018’ category at the Central and Eastern European Gaming Conference (CEEG) Awards. The prepaid payments specialist was recognised at an awards ceremony in Budapest at the end of September.  

As one of the most prestigious events in the online gaming sector, the CEEG Awards were established in 2016 and cover 20 categories relating to all aspects of gaming – from fantasy sports to sports betting and digital payments providers.

This latest award follows a series of accolades for Paysafe Group in 2018, including ‘payment solution of the year’ at the Global Gaming Awards in February, ‘payments company of the year’ at the EGR North America Awards in June, and paysafecard winning ‘best innovation in payments’ at the EGR B2B Awards in April.

Commenting on the win, Udo Müller, CEO of paysafecard, said: “I am very proud that our team has won the CEEG Award 2018 for the best overall payment service provider in the gaming sector, as further proof that paysafecard is the leading online prepaid payment method for gaming enthusiasts. We won’t rest on our laurels, and will take this award as further motivation to continue our commitment to offering gamers a safe and simple alternative payment method.”

About paysafecard

Founded in 2000, paysafecard is a market leader in online prepaid payment methods and part of the broad portfolio of innovative payment solutions and services offered by the Paysafe Group.  It operates under the brands of paysafecard, my paysafecard, paysafecard Mastercard® and Paysafecash. Available in over 600,000 outlets in nearly 50 countries worldwide, paysafecard enables easy and secure online purchases over the internet as payment is made using a unique, 16-digit paysafecard PIN and customers do not need to share sensitive financial data such as bank account or credit card details online. Earlier this year, the paysafecard team launched Paysafecash - a new, alternative prepaid payment method for customers who want to pay online easily and safely using cash.  Paysafecash is already being used in multiple European markets as well as Canada. Headquartered in Vienna, in 2017 paysafecard achieved prepaid merchant transaction volumes of 2.8 billion Euro.

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About Paysafe

Paysafe is a leading global provider of end-to-end payment solutions. Its core purpose is to enable businesses and consumers to connect and transact seamlessly through industry-leading capabilities in payment processing, digital wallet, card issuing and online cash solutions. Delivered through an integrated platform, Paysafe solutions are geared toward mobile-initiated transactions, real-time analytics and the convergence between brick-and-mortar and online payments. With over 20 years of online payment experience, a combined transactional volume of US $56 billion in 2017 and approximately 3,000 employees located in 12+ global locations. Paysafe connects businesses and consumers across 200 payment types in over 40 currencies around the world. For more information, visit