As soon as you’re signed up to your bookmakers of choice you’ll need to upload your funds to get gambling. This is also known as depositing, its pretty simple to do you just need to select you preferred deposit method. I’ve listed below a few different options that will be available to you.
With a number of methods that can be used however you shouldn’t rely on just one as certain bookmakers/casinos will only take certain methods as not every single one is available.
However a word of warning should you be based in a place where gambling is illegal both online & offline you’ll find it difficult to place funds into your account, not saying its impossible but It can be quite difficult.
Credit Cards & Debit Cards
Credit & debit cards are one of the most common ways of depositing money into your account its a lot like purchasing a product online you just need to fill out your card details and your deposit amount and away you go. The most common types of cards used to deposit money into casinos are a Visa & a Mastercard, you will also be able to withdraw any winnings directly back onto your card also.
Wire transfer is another deposit/withdrawal method this is where you the bettor would transfer money straight from your bank account to the bank account of the site you want to deposit into. However the downside to this is that your funds wont be available as quick as a card transfer so if you want to deposit and play quickly then I suggest you choose one of the other payment methods.
E-wallets are becoming ever more popular as time progresses and they become more secure than actual online banking itself. For instance paypal is one of the most widely accepted payment methods on the internet and is used by various shops and bookies. All you need to do is sign up for an ewallet whether it be paypal, skrill or neteller and then fill out your card details within the e-wallet. Once this has been completed all you need to do on the bookies is fill out your log in details and choose your deposit amount and away you go. It really is that simple when it comes down to it.
Prepaid cards and virtual credit cards are becoming ever more popular as theyre a great additional option for those of the public that don’t have access to their own credit card/e-wallet account. You can pick these cards up from your local shop once purchased a lot of these cards will allow you to deposit more funds into them at a later date meaning you can keep this separate from your bank account meaning you’ll be able to manage your betting budget much more efficiently.
Money Transfer Services
One of the lesser used payment methods is done by using money transferring services such as Western Union or Moneygram allowing you to deposit straight into their accounts. However its worth noting that this method has been in sharp decline since the coming about of e-wallets this is due to the complexity and time involved when moving your money so we would advise you to stay away from this method if you can.
This final method is definitely one of the least popular ways to get money into your bank account and that’s down to the sheer time it would take to deposit, you’ll just need to post a cheque to the address provided for the bookies and they will cash it in for you. This is without a doubt one of the most secure methods due to not having to share a single part of your banking details with anyone but like we’ve said this can be a very long process and only just a bit more secure than using a debit/credit card.
So there you have it, a list of all the banking methods available to you, the choice is yours we’d use a mix of two to make sure that you’re able to freely deposit where you choose.