PartyGaming launches Citadel’s Instant Internet Banking
BURNABY, BC, February 24, 2009 --- ESI Entertainment Systems Inc. (“ESI”) (TSX:ESY) a leading provider of secure payment processing services to international e-commerce industries, today announced that Citadel Commerce, a wholly owned subsidiary, is now processing Instant Internet banking transactions for PartyGaming Plc (“PartyGaming”).
PartyGaming, the world’s leading listed online gaming company, has integrated Citadel’s Internet Banking product, a white labeled payment processing solution that provides support for low cost Instant and Rapid online bank transfers in over 38 international countries, into its own cashier system.
“We’ve had a long relationship with Citadel and we are pleased to take advantage of their new payment method. Low cost and immediate local payment solutions are a key element of our business and we believe that Citadel’s Internet banking solution provides an attractive new payment option for our customers”, stated Jim Ryan, Chief Executive Officer at PartyGaming.
“PartyGaming is clearly recognized as a prestigious leader in the industry, and we are pleased that they are utilizing our Instant Internet banking to provide their customers with a secure and easy-to-use alternative to credit and debit cards”, stated Michael Meeks, President of ESI and Citadel.
Founded in 1997, PartyGaming (LSE:PRTY) is the world's leading listed online gaming company. The Group offers a variety of games through an integrated Party-branded platform and through a number of secondary brands. Its main sites include PartyPoker and PartyCasino, two of the world's leading gaming sites. In addition PartyGaming offers online bingo through PartyBingo, online backgammon through PartyGammon, sports betting through PartyBets and Gamebookers as well as CFD trading and financial spread betting through PartyMarkets. None of the Group’s sites accept real money wagers from customers located in the US.
For more information visit www.partygaming.com.
About ESI Entertainment Systems Inc.
ESI Entertainment Systems Inc. (TSX: ESY) is a payment technology and service provider to online and offline companies requiring localized low cost bill collection and payment services.