In a move which the former says would “introduce a new era of cashless gaming” across the casinos and gaming halls of the world, digital payment provider Okto has teamed up with Jackpot Systems in Spain.
The collaboration will allow users to pay and play via the Okto.Wallet on an increasing array of electronic gaming machines linked to Jackpot Systems, across more than 300 venues.
The mobile-first, software-driven solution from Okto is integrated with the casino management system of Jackpot Systems and is operational, using the existing installed solutions of the company.
Spain’s Country Manager at Okto, Nacho Frade, commented: “Adapting to mobile payment technology is extremely valuable for any business, including gaming. Gaming industry always adopt solutions that bring benefits to both users and operators alike, and as the industry rang a bell for cashless payment options, the Spanish market should follow suit.
“Through our collaboration with Jackpot Systems, casinos and gaming halls are now able to meet the transactional experience that today’s user demands via our Okto.Wallet turn-key solution for the Spanish market.
“A solution that offers both convenience and ease of use as well as an enhanced payment journey to users, while also meeting operators demand for secure, cost-effective and cashless payment solutions is a perfect blend, and this is why we designed our solution.”
Players can load credits directly from the Okto mobile wallet to EGMs as a result of the integration, as well as collect their winnings directly into the Okto.Wallet in real-time at the end of the play session, without using any other money-in or cash-out device.
Jackpot Systems CEO, Alejandro Jiménez, added: “I believe that our alliance with Okto represents a new technological achievement for the face-to-face gaming industry in Spain of which we are especially proud.
“We are thus raising communication with gaming machines to a new level, for the benefit of operators and users, with hardly any additional hardware. We are pleased to team up with Okto on an exciting project like this one that will quickly catch on due to its ease of use, security and strong technology foundation.”