by Renee Israel
UK online poker players will soon be able to pay for their entertainment at
PokerStars.co.uk using a new, safe and reliable payment method called Payzone.
The leading online poker room entered into an agreement with Payzone, a
consumer payments network, which will give players the option to top up their
real money poker accounts at more than 20,000 locations around the United
The Payzone deal with Poker Stars will expand the payment group's
presence in the lucrative UK online gaming sector, which it believes could mark
the beginning of further growth in this field.
The Sales Director at Payzone, Mark Mellor said about the deal: "We're
delighted to be partnering with our first major client in the gaming sector and
the deal with Poker Stars is particularly exciting as online gaming is rapidly
growing in popularity."
Mellor said that the partnership with PokerStars.co.uk is a testament to
Payzone's ongoing commitment to ensure that new products are regularly added to
its terminals, and that retailers earn commission with every transaction they
Players Can Top Up Poker Stars Accounts with Payzone
Players can transfer funds into their Poker Stars accounts
simply and conveniently with Payzone. All they need to do is enter the unique
code found on the Payzone voucher which they can buy at any Payzone outlet in
the UK, and their funds will be instantly available in their poker accounts.
The Business Development Manager for PokerStars.com, Richard
Connolly, said: "It's great to be able to offer our existing and new customers
an additional convenient payment method. Not all customers have, or want to
use, a personal bank account for online transactions so being able to buy top
ups offline is essential."
Connolly said that Payzone's terminals were easily accessible by
Poker Stars players across the country, and he was confident that it would be a
PokerStars is World's Largest Online Poker Room
Poker Stars is considered the world's largest online poker room.
PokerStars.co.uk is licensed and regulated by the Isle of Man Gambling
Supervision Commission and supports safe and responsible online gambling.
The site offers multiple poker variants, including Hold'em,
Omaha, Stud, Draw, HORSE, Badugi and more. Cash games can be played in limited
structures (fixed limit, no limit and pot limit), with stakes ranging from a few
pence to hundreds of pounds.