Unidesa’s management system, Forward Systems, is integrating OKTO’s responsible payments service to bring real-time transactions to gambling systems. 

With Forward Systems connecting to over 40,000 machines across 3,000 venues in Europe and Latin America, OKTO aims to deliver a mobile-first, cashless process that Unidesa customers can access through OKTO’s app. 

Open-loop payment options are also available for customers which enables a single payment app that can be used freely in any arcades, bingo halls and Casinos within Forward Systems markets. 

Lluís Cabré, Director Comercial de Unidesa Interactive, commented: “”Forward Systems is the pioneering system in providing new means of payment (TITO and cashless) to gaming and bingo halls in Spain, a reality in full growth. 

“Now, with the integration of the OKTO wallet, we take another step to continue offering advanced payment solutions to operators, in line with current trends. We are delighted to collaborate with OKTO.”

OKTO has expanded into international regions recently. The fintech provider has integrated its payment solutions to countries such as Germany, Italy, Spain, the UK etc. 

 “To stay competitive in an increasingly digital world, merchants should be able to cater to different needs and demands of consumers as well as to different demographics,” said Nacho Frade, OKTO’s Country Manager for Spain. 

He added: “OKTO solution, designed to meet all the niche demands of land-based gaming operators and users, revolutionise the traditional payment experience while making effortless the process for operators to continue maintaining the highest standards of compliance.

“Our partnership with Forward Systems is well-timed, as the land-based gaming industry, now more than ever, steps into the digital world, and it’s imperative for operators to have a digital payment strategy to level-up the retail customer experience. We are glad to cooperate with Unidesa Interactive, to provide more operators and customers in Spain with what is a perfect blend of advanced digital wallet that completely relies on accessible mobile and proprietary technology.”