According to some reports, one of the last remaining U.S payment processors, eWalletXpress, has stopped processing U.S. transactions. As of last Friday, those U.S. players that have accessed there eWalletXpress account have been greeted with no banking options for deposits and have seen a message only that refers to “technical difficulties”
Some are now complaining over several popular gambling forums that there has been no other information forthcoming, no emails being returned and no phone calls being answered. According to one source, this message was sent to merchants recently,
“We regret to inform you that we are no longer able to continue service at this time due to a federal warrant issued to seize our funds…..”
As we are reporting this, casinos all over the web are removing eWalletXpress as a viable depositing option.
We contacted live support on the eWalletXpress site and when we inquired about possible interruptions in U.S accounts we were told that all issues concerning U.S. and Canadian account holders were being worked on and accounts will be up as soon as possible. When we asked about the federal warrant and possible seizure of accounts, the chat was ignored and eventually cut off by the support person.
We will update again when more information is available.
The UK Gambling Commission has suspended EveryMatrix’s B2C license in the UK, leading to the company’s decision to let go of its B2C operating licenses for Remote Betting and Casino. On the other hand, the brand will continue to offer gambling software to UK operators since its software provision license for Remote Gambling Software will remain active.
UKGC condemned the brand’s operations as, “irreparably damaged.
In a statement earlier this week, the Bodog Brand announced that as of December 2011, when their licensing agreement with Morris Mohawk Gaming to expires, they will no longer offer their services to the U.S. online gambling market.
In their statement they mentioned that as the brand grows into new markets they didn’t want to be affected by “negative perceptions”. A reference perhaps to the online poker rooms that are being labeled by the U.S.
In mid-November, we had a story about a rumored Federal warrant against eWalletXpress and possible seizure of money. Though at the time there were various reports of what was really happening and eWallentXpress, when contacted, just said they were having “technical difficulties” and everything would be up and running again soon.
Apparently now it is not a rumor anymore as an email has been sent to customers that say: