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Saracen Casino Resort Selects Pavilion Payments’ iGaming Solutions to Launch Arkansas’ First Sports Betting App

LAS VEGAS – May 17, 2022 – Today, Global Payments Gaming Solutions announced Saracen Casino Resort (Pine Bluff, Ark.) has selected Global Payments’ iGaming solutions for its new sports betting app, BetSaracen.  

Founded in 2019, Saracen Casino Resort provides a luxurious casino gaming experience in the heart of Arkansas. With an 80,000 square foot gaming area, 2,300 slot machines and nearly 40 table games, Saracen Gaming Resort is renowned for its in-person gaming. However, Saracen Casino Resort has its eyes on the future.  

Earlier this year, the state of Arkansas legalized mobile sports betting, and gaming institutions are eager to offer a mobile solution. Saracen Casino Resort is breaking into the mobile gaming industry with BetSaracen, the state’s first mobile sports betting app. 

Global Payments’ iGaming solutions allow casinos to leverage a multi-channel approach to connect online and brick-and-mortar gaming. Global Payments’ VIP Lightspeed® platform powers funding and withdrawals for iGaming, while VIP Preferred® e-check network allows users to effortlessly access funds from their checking account. 

“As we enter the mobile gaming space, we wanted to offer the best possible gaming experience,” said Carlton Saffa, CMO at Saracen Casino resort. “With Global Payment’s iGaming solutions, we can provide our patrons with a broad assortment of gaming and payment options.” 

“As an industry leader, Global Payments Gaming Solutions strives to provide patrons with the flexibility to game from any location,” said Christopher Justice, President of Global Payments Gaming Solutions. “We are excited to work with Saracen Casino Resort and help them launch Arkansas’ first mobile sports betting app.” 

About Global Payments Gaming Solutions   
Global Payments Gaming Solutions, a division of Global Payments, enables the world’s gaming entertainment leaders to create amazing consumer experiences and maximize spend across all of their physical and digital properties. Our complete suite of payment solutions enables safe, secure and trusted cash access at the cage, on the casino floor, or online. Learn more at   

About Saracen Casino Resort 
Saracen Casino Resort is the state’s first stand-alone, purpose-built casino. Saracen is proudly located in Pine Bluff and home to an 80,000 square-foot gaming area. The casino also features on-site restaurants, with choices including a sophisticated steakhouse, lively sports bar, and a world-class buffet.