(PRESS RELEASE) -- SkillOnNet, the powerful software provider behind some of Europe's hottest online casino brands, has strengthened its payment gateway with the addition of bitcoin.
Bitcoin deposits and withdrawals are now available to players accessing all casinos running on the state-of-the-art SkillOnNet platform, including PlayOJO, DrueckGlueck, Lucky Niki and SlotsMagic.
The bitcoin gateway is powered by Cubits and adds to the suppliers already vast range of payment providers, including Visa and MasterCard, Skrill, Neteller, Trustly, zimpler and PayPal.
While bitcoin is the only cryptocurrency offered at present, the software provider intends to add more over the coming months. The decision to offer bitcoin payments comes from the rise in popularity of cryptocurrencies and player demand.
Michael Golembo, from SkillOnNet, said, "We believe that bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies will become hugely popular payment methods for online casino players in the coming months and years, so we wanted to offer it now.
"We are already seeing an impressive number of players deposit and withdraw via bitcoin, and if this continues, we will look to add more cryptocurrencies to meet demand. It is the way the payments industry is going, and we want to be ahead of the game."
SkillOnNet's high-tech platform is offered as a turnkey, white-label solution to online casino operators and brands. The supplier and its products are licensed by the Great Britain Gambling Commission and the Malta Gaming Authority.