Global Payments Announces Agreements With Ten Casinos Throughout the United States

Mar 08, 2011, 17:00 ET from Global Payments Inc.

ATLANTA, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Payments Inc. (NYSE: GPN), a leader in both payment processing and gaming cash access services, today announced agreements to provide ten casinos with its VIP LightSpeed® suite of cash access products. The casinos have signed contracts to utilize various LightSpeed products including VIP Preferred® check-cashing services, PlayerCash @dvantage® credit and debit card cash advance services and ATM Cash @dvantage® electronic check transactions at the ATM.

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Global Payments will provide services to the following casinos in:

  • Michigan: Gun Lake Casino in Wayland, Motor City Casino Hotel in Detroit and Odawa Casino Resort in Petoskey.
  • Nevada: The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.
  • Oklahoma: Fort Sill Apache Casino in Lawton and The Stables Casino in Miami.
  • Washington: Yakama Nation Legends Casino in Toppenish.
  • Wisconsin: St. Croix Casino in Turtle Lake, St. Croix Casino in Danbury and St. Croix Casino Hertel Express in Webster.

"We are very excited to partner with these gaming establishments and look forward to developing these new relationships. Our innovative products continue to provide performance and service levels that ensure optimal speed of transaction, ease of use and convenience, while significantly building satisfaction and customer loyalty across the United States," said Dean DeCristoforo, Senior Vice President, Gaming and Check Services for Global Payments Inc. 

VIP LightSpeed is an Internet-accessible, PC-based platform that provides cash access services for traditional and electronic check cashing, ATM check cashing, credit and debit card cash advances and credit reports. In addition, VIP LightSpeed provides high speed processing of cash access transactions, reduction of risk associated with check-cashing and cash advance services and a full spectrum of management and Title 31 reporting tools.

Global Payments Inc. (NYSE: GPN) is a leading provider of electronic transaction processing services for merchants, Independent Sales Organizations (ISOs), financial institutions, government agencies and multi-national corporations located throughout the United States, Canada, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region.  Global Payments, a Fortune 1000 company, offers a comprehensive line of processing solutions for credit and debit cards, business-to-business purchasing cards, gift cards, electronic check conversion and check guarantee, verification and recovery including electronic check services, as well as terminal management.  Visit for more information about the company and its services.

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