Hippodrome First to Cashless Payments with OKTO

June 22, 2022 | Financial

London, U.K. (June 15, 2022) — OKTO makes a high-profile entry into the UK casino market via a partnership with the world-famous London Hippodrome Casino. Visitors to Hippodrome will be able to pay responsibly for their entertainment with OKTO.WALLET payment method that will be available in the Hippodrome Casino Members mobile app.

Simon Dorsen, OKTO’s Chief Commercial Officer, believes partnering with such a respected and high-profile gaming and entertainment brand is a powerful endorsement of OKTO’s capabilities and features. He stated: “The Hippodrome was the first to interpret changes in legislation bringing about a new style of UK casino that has put the venue firmly on the world map. Now the established cornerstone of West End life introduces OKTO to its visitors, being always in the front line of digitalisation.

Under the terms of our agreement the OKTO.WALLET payment method will be embedded within the Hippodrome Casino mobile app, providing customers with enhanced payment experiences and capabilities. The proprietary platform meets all the niche demands of gaming customers, allowing users to transfer funds responsibly and enjoy real-time payments.“

George Constantinou Head of online of Hippodrome Casino said: “Since opening nearly a decade ago on July 13th, 2012, the Hippodrome is the UK’s largest and subsequently most popular casino and entertainment venue has set new standards in everything that it has done and that includes digital payments and the 1st casino membership app that includes a customer wallet.

The OKTO.WALLET is a digital payment method that delivers safe and secure transactions which will be embedded into our member’s mobile app, which at the same time is embracing safer gambling which is a philosophy close to the heart of the Hippodrome business. The OKTO App features responsible gambling tools including secure KYC and age verification. These features are vitally important to progressive brands like the Hippodrome. We are pleased to be working with the team at OKTO and look forward to building a strong relationship going forward”


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