Wednesday July 24,2013 : CARDLESS CASH AT ATMS FOR ONLINE GAMBLERS
Ukash and Bank Machine partner up on innovative new service
The international online cash payments provider, Ukash and independent Brit ATM operator, Bank Machine, have joined forces to give consumers more flexible access to cash with an innovative service that enables punters to convert Ukash codes into cash at Bank Machine ATMs across the UK…all without the need for a debit or credit card.
The new Ukash Cash Withdrawals service means online gamblers have an easy way to convert online funds back into cash.
Ukash chief executive David Hunter said Wednesday that the new initiative goes to the heart of empowering cash consumers, and extends the convenience of online cash even further.
He said that the system has been designed to give consumers the utmost flexibility with their Ukash codes, and creates greater appeal for e-commerce retailers to add Ukash to their payment options.
“The partnership between Ukash and Bank Machine will make Bank Machine the first non-bank operator to offer cardless cash withdrawals at ATMs,” said Hunter.
Stephen Hart, business development manager at Bank Machine added: “This innovation clearly demonstrates that ATMs can provide services that complement those offered on the internet. We look forward to offering this service to customers on more than 3,000 Bank Machine ATMs across the UK.”
Ukash codes are purchased with cash in retail outlets such as shops and petrol stations. The unique 19 digit codes can then be used to pay directly on thousands of websites that accept Ukash transactions worldwide.
Established in 2001, Ukash has grown to more than 465,000 physical points of purchase, including 50,000 in the UK, and is available in more than 57 countries around the world.
Hunter says his company has made "significant investment" in the development of Ukash Cash Withdrawals.