Skrill – Facts & History

Skrill is one of the oldest eWallet operators on the market. With 15 years (founded 2001) Skrill is one of the most recognized names on the eWallet market. They were founded under the name “Moneybookers”, took over Paysafecard in February 2013 and were re-branded to “Skrill” in March 2013. In August, Corporate venture capital (CVC) announced the acquisition of Skrill for 800 million USD. Skrill is regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority in the UK and is allowed to issue electronic money and payment instruments.
The last half of 2012 we saw NETELLER achieve a 21% increase in new member sign-ups. Skrill (Moneybookers) was able to double their memberships to more than 35 million as well as their overall transfers to 55 billion EUR within the last 2 years.
Skrill is widely accepted at most poker sites, sportsbooks, casino operators and forex providers and it is safe to say that there is no way around Skrill to be able to move your money around fast and easy between different merchants.
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