GBank Financial Holdings Inc. (“GBank” or the “Company”) (OTCQX: GBFH), the parent company for Bank of George (the “Bank”), is pleased to share the press release by Sightline Payments, a FinTech company specializing in digital payments solutions for the sports betting and casino markets, announcing its groundbreaking partnership with Marker Trax to enable credit funding options for sports betting and online casino. Per the press release, Sightline Payments and Marker Trax have entered into an exclusive partnership to offer a credit option withing Sightline’s Play+ mobile app payment solutions for legal, regulated sports betting and online casino markets.
“The key to drawing consumers into the legal, regulated sports betting market is offering them the same conveniences that, until now, were not available to anyone in a legal setting. This new partnership with Marker Trax will enable Sightline to offer credit wagering options in the legal, regulated market for the first time,” said Sightline CEO, Joe Pappano. “Play+’s built-in responsible gaming safeguards will ensure that consumers are able to wager in a safe manner, including special features that help them control how much they spend and how long they play.”
The full press release from Sightline Payments can be found here:
Through its contract with BankCard Services, LLC, Bank of George has been providing the banking solutions for Sightline Payments since 2016.
BankCard Services, LLC entered into an agreement with Sightline Payments in 2014 to provide Bank of George as a sponsor bank to enable Sightlines Play+ cashless solutions for the gaming industry. Today, the Sightline/BankCard Services, LLC/Bank of George partnership services over 700,000 accounts at Bank of George with over $1.1 billion in transactions since the Play+ sports betting launch in Nevada.
Bank of George, a subsidiary of GBank Financial Holdings Inc (GBFH), and BankCard Services, LLC also launched the Oregon State Lottery online sports wagering program with SB Tech, World Pay (FIS) and Sightline Payments in 2018 with the development of BankCard Services, LLC’s proprietary “Player Information Management System (PIMS)”. PIMS created the Pooled Player Account structure to enable digital cashless transactions.
GBank Financial Holdings Inc. (“GBank” or the “Company”) (GBFH), a bank holding company with approximately $520 million in assets as of March 31, 2021, conducts business through its wholly owned subsidiary, Bank of George (named in honor of George Washington). Founded in 2007, the Bank operates two full-service commercial branches in Las Vegas, Nevada, with primary lending activities focused on engaging clients in Nevada, California, Utah, and Arizona. Bank of George has key businesses in three prominent divisions: SBA Lending, FinTech Gaming Division, and Commercial Lending. The Bank conducts business nationally through its SBA lending activities (ranked 17th in the nation by the U.S. Small Business Administration for SBA 7(a) dollar loan volume through September 30, 2020) and its BankCard Services, LLC (“BCS”) partnership. Launched in 2016, its FinTech Gaming Division is powering Sightline Payments Play+ Solution (https://sightlinepayments.com/) for seamless and secure pay and play that is enabling cashless, mobile commerce solutions for gaming, lottery and sports betting ecosystems – positioning GBank as a financial leader in this new payments world. The Bank also provides general commercial banking services with an emphasis on serving the needs of small- and medium-sized businesses, high net worth individuals, professionals, and investors. The Bank offers a full complement of consumer deposit products and is focused on delivering a premium level of service. Bank of George has been recognized every year for each of the past five years by S&P Global Market Intelligence as a top 100 U.S. community bank under $3 billion in assets. For more information about Bank of George, please visit its website at https://www.bankofgeorge.com. GBank’s Common Stock is quoted on the US OTCQX Market under the symbol GBFH.
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