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When we last caught up with GoPago, the San Francisco startup was trying to sell consumers and businesses on the benefits of its line-skipping app that let people order ahead. But that opportunity apparently wasn’t big enough. Now the company is the latest to line up against Square and is introducing its own mobile payments system called GoPago Live.

That pits Chase-backed GoPago against not just Square but a big line-up of deep-pocketed rivals such as PayPal (s ebay), VeriFone (s pay), Intuit (s intu), NCR (s ncr) and new startups like PayAnywhere, SalesVu, LevelUp and others. But GoPago believes it’s got an ace up its sleeve: it’s offering an entirely free package for retailers with no monthly charges and free hardware, including an Android tablet(s GOOG) with Verizon 4G service (s vz), a tablet stand, cash drawer, receipt printer and a credit card reader. It’s also throwing in…

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