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Bwin obtains e-money license in the UK

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28. May 2008

Austrian internet casino and gambling group bwin has been awarded an e-money license by the UK's Financial Services Authority (FSA).  

The UK 's Financial Services Authority (FSA) has granted Austrian internet casino and gambling group, Bwin, an e-money license. The FSA regulates e-money institutions in similar ways to the banks.

From now on Bwin will be able to offer its customers new payment options such as MasterCard®
e-money prepaid cards.

Bwin is the only company in its industry to be listed as an e-money licensee by the FSA. Usually this privilege is only granted to banks and a small number of companies. 

Bwin plans to make its financial services available throughout Europe. 

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