General Payment Systems Featured in Article in Orange County Register

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 3, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- General Payment Systems, Inc. (OTC:CPSZD) (the "Company") - a payment processing technology company that specializes in the $500 billion government payment space, is pleased to announce that the Company has been featured in a front page article of the Business Section of the Orange County Register. The feature details the Company's successes in the cashless payment arena for jails and other municipal locations.

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"We were very pleased to be recognized by this widely read and respected newspaper," stated Ronald Hodge, CEO, General Payment Systems, Inc. "Most importantly, we are pleased that the reporter recognized that kiosks appear to be an important trend for government and businesses alike and allowed us to explain our focused entry into that lucrative arena."

"In the article, I estimated that 90% of our business is corrections with 10% comprised of 'other' revenue sources and that within three years I'd like to see that reversed," added Hodge. "I would like to point out that I do not mean to suggest any reduction in our corrections business but rather, am optimistic about growth in the 'other' category."

About General Payment Systems

General Payment Systems Inc. (dba EZ Card and Kiosk) is a technology company that provides government agencies with proprietary hardware (Kiosks) and cloud based software systems that automate the process of collecting payments from the general public (Cash, Debit and Credit). These systems deliver payment acceptance, real-time accounting and payment risk-mitigation services. The company distributes these technologies through direct sales, channel partners, and various licensed entities.

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