The client, a dynamic player in the gambling and gaming industry, faced a severe setback when their chosen payment partner abruptly terminated their services without prior notice. Faced with the critical need for a swift replacement to avoid business disruption, the client turned to Merchant Advice Service (MAS) for guidance. Libby James, a key figure at MAS, played a pivotal role in navigating this crisis.
In the highly regulated and sensitive realm of UK gambling and gaming, the client faced an unexpected crisis as their existing payment partner terminated their services abruptly. The urgency of finding a replacement became paramount to prevent any disruptions in their operations and maintain compliance with industry standards.
Referral from a High Street Bank
Compounding the challenge, the client initially sought a solution through a high street bank, which, unfortunately, declined their application. Despite the setback, a referral from the bank directed them to Merchant Advice Service, emphasising the need for specialised guidance in the unique landscape of the gambling and gaming industry.
Why Worldwide Payment Processing Was Essential
Adding to the complexity of the situation, the client had ambitious growth plans that necessitated worldwide payment processing capabilities limiting their choice of payment gateway providers. As a flourishing business with global aspirations, they sought a payment partner that could support their expansion across diverse international markets.
How We Helped
Merchant Advice Service, renowned for its responsiveness and expertise, swiftly responded to the client’s urgent situation. Libby James, with her profound knowledge and experience, played a central role in the resolution process. Here’s how we addressed the client’s multifaceted challenges:
- Rapid Connection to a New Partner: Libby James expedited the process of connecting the client with a new payment partner in just 24 hours. This efficiency was critical in preventing any prolonged disruption to the client’s operations, showcasing MAS’s commitment to swift and effective solutions.
- Facilitating Worldwide Payment Processing: Understanding the client’s global growth aspirations, MAS worked diligently to ensure the new payment partner could facilitate worldwide payment processing. This strategic alignment with the client’s expansion plans demonstrated MAS’s capability to provide tailored solutions that align with business objectives.
- Lifesaver in a Crisis: The client, expressing their gratitude, referred to Libby James as a “LIFESAVER!!!,” highlighting the pivotal role she played in steering the client through a potentially devastating crisis. This acknowledgement underscores the exceptional impact of MAS in critical situations.
The client expressed their satisfaction with a resounding endorsement: “Libby was INCREDIBLE! We lost a payment partner with ZERO notice, and Libby got us connected to a new partner and up and running in 1 week!!!!!!!! LIFESAVER!!! Highly recommended! Thank you.”
This comprehensive case study illustrates the remarkable ability of Merchant Advice Service, to provide swift and tailored solutions to businesses facing unforeseen challenges. The initial referral from a high street bank, coupled with the subsequent success, highlights the high-risk specialised nature of MAS’s expertise. The client’s requirement for worldwide payment processing, aligned with their expansive growth plans, further emphasises MAS’s capacity to understand and cater to the diverse needs of businesses operating in dynamic and globally-oriented industries. The invaluable contribution in a crisis situation showcases MAS’s commitment to being a trusted partner and lifeline for businesses, ensuring their continuity and success even in the face of unexpected disruptions.