Virgin Games Partners With NETELLER to Offer GBP 1k Bingo Tournament

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM–(Marketwire – July 16, 2010) – Leading online bingo provider, Virgin Bingo, has teamed up with the online payment solutions company, NETELLER (part of NEOVIA Financial Plc), to offer an exclusive £1,000 bingo tournament. The tournament, which takes place on 30th July 2010, represents the first time a payment solutions provider has partnered with an online gaming company to offer part of the prize, demonstrating NETELLER’s commitment to the online bingo community and Virgin Bingo’s dedication to offering its customers absolute payment security.

To qualify for this event players are required to register with Virgin Bingo and make a minimum deposit of £10 via NETELLER. Players will then receive a confirmation email granting them access to the Hidden Treasure room which will open its doors at 20:00 UK time on 30th July 2010. Each player will be given the same amount of tickets for each game during the £1000 hour, giving all players an equal chance of scooping the prize pots.

Craig Perrott, Bingo Acquisition Manager at Virgin Games, commented: “Offering our customers assurance that we use only the most trusted payment solution providers is a key priority for Virgin Games. NETELLER has proven to be a trusted payment network and offering this fantastic promotion is a great way to tell our customers about them.”

Dan Starr, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of NEOVIA Financial, said: “We are pleased to partner with Virgin Bingo to host an exclusive NETELLER bingo tournament. As one of the world’s leading alternative payment networks, working with global brands such as Virgin helps to strengthen and maintain our strong foothold in the bingo market by providing instant and secure payments.”

Founded in 2004, Virgin Games has over 1,000,000 players and more than 200 games on its site. A growing selection of games can be found at Virgin Games from a number of producers including Virtue Fusion, WagerWorks, Cryptologic, Freemantle, Ash Gaming and Microgaming.

For further details of how to enter the Virgin Bingo and NETELLER tournament go to

Notes to editors

About Virgin Games:

Virgin Games ( launched in June 2004 and has quickly established itself as one of the leading gaming websites in the UK. Virgin Games comprises three distinct offerings:

  • Virgin Casino, offers content from a range of games suppliers including WagerWorks, Microgaming, Cryptologic, Freemantle and Ash Gaming, bringing consumers classic casino games like Blackjack and Roulette, as well as great feature slots like Monopoly, Rubik’s, X-Factor and the highly popular MegaJackpots progressive games, with a current jackpot value of over £2,500,000
  • Virgin Poker, part of the Boss Media network, offers a huge array of games and content for beginners through to experienced pros – as well as the most generous loyalty scheme in the industry
  • Virgin Bingo, part of the Virtue Fusion network, offers cash prizes worth thousands of pounds in the progressive jackpots, as well as Virgin prize bingo and a range of unique Virgin Games bingo games.


Trusted by consumers and businesses in over 170 countries to move and manage billions of dollars each year, NEOVIA Financial Plc is a leading alternative payments business. Through the NEOVIA Payment Network, merchants use the NETBANX® processing service to simplify how they accept and settle card, direct-from-bank, and cash payments, and the NETELLER® payment account to increase margins, capture new customers and increase customer lifetime values. Being independent has allowed the company to support tens-of-thousands of retailers and merchants in many geographies and across multiple industries.

NEOVIA Financial Plc is quoted on the London Stock Exchange’s AIM, with a ticker symbol of NEO. Subsidiary company NETELLER (UK) Ltd is authorised by the Financial Services Authority (FSA) to operate as a regulated e-money issuer. For more information about NEOVIA Financial visit or subscribe at

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