Digital payments company OKTO joins AGA’s ally membership program

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A digital payments solutions company is joining the American Gaming Association (AGA).

OKTO, which powers digital payments for online and retail companies, has become a member of the AGA’s ally membership program. The program, which includes organizations inside and outside the gaming industry, fosters relationships between casino operators and suppliers. The AGA’s ally program features a membership that also includes investment bank Raymond James, social media company Snap. Inc. and law firm Covington & Burling LLP as members. State gaming and casino associations from Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, Louisiana, Missouri and Nevada have also joined the program.

“Joining the AGA allows us to contribute to the advancement of the American gaming landscape,” said OKTO North America Vice President Theo Engelis. “OKTO is committed to upholding stringent regulatory standards and collaborating closely with local authorities to deliver innovative, secure, and efficient cashless payment solutions in the American gaming industry.”

As part of the membership program, OKTO will work to deliver advanced cashless payment services to regional merchants. OKTO will also collaborate with local authorities to bolster security throughout the U.S. commercial gaming industry, which is valued at $329 billion.

OKTO, which employs over 150 people, also provides services in Europe and Latin America.

AGA finding new ways to serve the gaming industry

Last week, the AGA began offering an online training program to educate gaming industry professionals on how to combat human trafficking. The free training is being offered in partnership with responsible gaming education service RG24seven Virtual Training.

The AGA is also offering an industry toolkit, which features key messages and campaigns.