Payment Solution of the year

September 20, 2023

Here are the 10 nominees for the Payment Solution of the year award, sponsored by the SiGMA Foundation.
  • - Cashless is the heart of AXES FinTech. It is a fully autonomous solution that includes: KashMe - cashier app, a complete end-to-end virtual cashier station that manages casino cash flow and player operations, TiTo, SmartCard Cashless, KIKO/Kiosk, and Butler - AXES’ player engagement app and eWallet. In March this year AXES released its kiosk integration and its reporting app for the land-based global market. The kiosk integration kit allows any manufacturer of a kiosk to integrate seamlessly and in real-time to the AXES Fintech Platform.
  • Light & Wonder - AToM - AToM provides players with a seamless and secure payment solution at table games by letting them access funds without having to leave their seats. There are no back-end or out-of-network transaction fees charged by the player’s financial institution. To access funds, players simply swipe their debit card and enter their PIN. AToM is certified, secure, and PCI compliant, ensuring not only quick but also safe access to cash.
  • Everi - CashClub Wallet - CashClub Wallet is a mobile digital wallet that extends cashless payments, allowing operators to offer their guests the option of cashless and contactless funding of electronic game play, including funding at the gaming device, as well as payments at the point of sale or online to fund sports betting or social gaming. As the most widely adopted land-based digital gaming wallet in the US, it is currently being deployed or active across 41 properties in 21 jurisdictions.
  • Crane Payments Innovations - SC Advance - By simply attaching a Bluetooth module onto an existing machine, the SC Advance Note Validator can become the easiest way to enable cashless payments, ensuring that a casino can be up and running with cashless in no time. As the gaming industry evolves to accept new payments, the SC Advance evolves alongside it, acting as not only a note validator, but the central hub for everything payment-related in the casino. Along with its 98% first-pass acceptance rate and the lowest jam rate in its class for both street-grade cash and TITO tickets, the SC Advance provides a consistently smooth payment experience for cash, cashless or whatever comes next.
  • Passport Technology - Passport’s product portfolio includes redemption kiosks, quasi-cash, check warranty, ATM, digital payments, cash and cashless integrations, casino automation, bank-sponsored transaction processing, to name a few. The company has securely and responsibly settled over $45bn in funds to casino floors across the globe. Earlier this year, Passport announced it will support Rio Hotel & Casino Las Vegas’ transformation by providing its full suite of payment and processing solutions.
  • Paysafe - Paysafe is the only payments platform allowing online gaming operators to connect to all the payment methods their players could ever need through a single integration. With 25+ years’ experience, Paysafe powers play and payments safely for operators in 26 US states plus every Canadian province, with a suite of products spanning card processing (Paysafe gateway), the recently revamped Skrill digital wallet, and Paysafecash eCash solution, alongside 3rd-party options.
  • Sightline - Sightline launched the 2nd generation of cashless technology, powered by Play+, at Resorts World Las Vegas with unprecedented functionality that included remote identity verification, biometric authentication, and a single digital wallet. The updated app was gaming’s first omnichannel wallet to include these features and has since become the gold standard, providing a simpler, more seamless user experience with enhanced security.
  • Pavilion Payments - VIP Preferred - VIP Preferred is Pavilion Payments' industry-standard e-check network, connecting 3 million users to more than 400 online and in-person gaming institutions after a one-time enrollment. Pavilion Payments observed a 46% year over year increase in VIP Preferred enrollment in the iGaming sector alone in 2022. Pavilion allows patrons to sign up using online bank credentials for faster and safer enrollment.
  • PayNearMe - MoneyLine Platform - PayNearMe’s MoneyLine platform manages the full player payments experience for iGaming and sports betting operators. This single platform combines fast and easy deposits and payouts with powerful player engagements, built-in regulatory and security features and industry-leading logic-based user flows that drive down operational costs, improve player satisfaction and reduce back office efforts around managing payments across vendors, channels and locations.
  • FABICash - FABIKiosk - In 2022 FABICash built the hottest new all-in-one TITO kiosk on the market called the FABIKiosk. Some of the many features include ATM processing, credit and debit advance, eCheck transactions, jackpot payout, TITO payout for coinless, and moving all funds directly to FABI’s eWallet, making it a true cashless solution. The FABIKiosk made its debut in January 2023 in Virginia state’s first brick and mortar casino, Rivers Casino Portsmouth.

The Payment Solution of the year category is sponsored by the SiGMA Foundation.

About the SiGMA Foundation: The SiGMA Foundation has supported a number of causes, including an educational initiative in Ethiopia, where it helped set up kindergarten schools. It has also partnered with charities to extend its philanthropic work to Bataan in the Philippines. The project entails the renovation of a church roof, and the supply of a solar panel system that will supply the whole complex.Upcoming projects include a multi-sensory hall for the Jose Depiro Formation Centre and a housing initiative for the underprivileged in the Bataan area of the Philippines, as well as women empowerment projects in the Jimma Bonga, Ethiopia, which will finance an institution in which women will be able to improve their skill set through various training programs, and a program to reconstruct cleft lips and palettes for children in the Cartagena area of Colombia.


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