Karl MacGregor, VP Digital, eCommerce division at WorldPay, comments: “In the gambling sector a successful deployment is about managing the entire process of collection from players, paying out winnings efficiently and managing the threat of fraud and payment security. WorldPay’s global reach and expertise in the gambling sector means Metro Play will be best placed to deliver strong customer service, increase retention by optimising pay-outs and make best use of complimentary services to offset commercial cost elements.”
Jamie Walters, Executive Director at Metro Play, comments: “We’re delighted to work with WorldPay to create Metro Play, the ultimate urban mobile gaming destination. Together we have built a compelling and distinctive product and we’re really proud to bring this offering to market. Created in response to the continuing growth in consumer demand for gaming, Metro Play stands for entertaining, high quality, straightforward, mobile-led gaming.”
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