Can gambling guarantee you millions of dollars? Kirk Sanford, CEO of Global Cash Access, has proven that it does! Sanford’s company upgraded cash access systems at over one thousand casinos in 1999 in a $5 million project. In an article that appeared in Business Solutions in May 1999, Jim Roddy covered the various aspects of Global Cash Access’ technological advances and the business models it had successfully implemented. The article included an interview with Sanford. Read about it here.
First Data Corp., Bank America Corp.’s BA Merchant Services Inc. and USA Processing individually provide credit card, debit card, automated teller machine (ATM), check cashing, and Western Union (WU) money transfer services across a total of 1,200 gambling properties in the U.S. Now, they are seeking regulatory approval for a new joint venture in these spheres that are traditionally their fields of competition. Under the joint venture, these various financial services would join the 1,200 casinos across the U.S. under the one joint company. Read more on this venture here.