Making a deposit

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With some online bookmakers you need to make a deposit to open an account whereas others let you open the account without putting any money in. Having your registration with a sportsbook, you go to the cashier or accounts section to manage your transactions. There you should see a deposit option. Upon clicking on the option, you will then have to fill in information regarding your transaction facilitator and the amount you are willing to deposit. We have highlighted a few options that most books accept. The banking options in the list below have proven to be good payment solutions used by millions all over the globe. The methods that we recommend have first and foremost been suggested in terms of their reliability, trustworthiness, and different other elements which are necessary for a sports betting deposit: speed, flexibility and lay-out.

  • Debit/Credit Cards: This is by far the most popular option to deposit funds into a betting account. Depositing with a credit card allows you to start gambling instantly once your transaction has been cleared. While many credit card processors/banks have blacklisted online gambling transactions, there are still a considerable number of bookies that do accept debit/credit cards. We will inform you that registering with a debit or a credit card has a longer process as you need to verify your card by providing additional documents, which different according to the bookmaker’s requirement but nevertheless, debit or credit card have been considered a popular method to fund betting account and accepted by majority of top Aussie bookmakers.
  • E-wallets: E-wallets are probably the easiest way to place sports bets. Mostly popular are Skrill and Neteller. Skrill (formerly known as Moneybooker) is arguably the best E-wallet for the purposes of sports betting. It is accepted by almost all online sportsbooks as a method of deposit and withdrawal and virtually always free. Membership is open to most places around the world, and they offer a referral incentive program. Moneybookers accept every major currency, and most other common currencies. Register with Skill and just put your Skrill ID when funding your account.
  • Neteller is another popular e-wallet wide used while funding sports betting account. Unfortunately, Neteller no longer allows gambling transactions for Canadian and U.S. Residents. Registering with Neteller is as easy as registering with a Bookmaker. Just give your basic details and feed in your card details and how much you want to deposit in the e-wallet and you’re done. You can also verify your account to experience better service. Now you just need to fill in your Neteller Account ID and Neteller Secure ID and the amount you want to deposit with the sports book. Most of the bookmakers do not apply a fee with e-wallet deposits but it is best to make sure. Deposits through e-wallets are made immediately so you can start betting right away.
  • POLi: POLi is the most popular and convenient deposit methods for most Australian sports books mostly catering to Australian and Kiwi players. POLi Pay Online is a payment service that allows you to fund you Sports Book account directly from your bank account via your internet banking facility. Payment is instantly debited from your account and credited to your Sports book account immediately. POLi deposits are processed and available exclusively to customers with AUD or NZD currency accounts living in Australia or New Zealand.
  • Prepaid Cards: Prepaid cards are also popular; especially to lovers of privacy and people who do not wish to share any personal details are devotedly attached to these cards. Why? Because you do not need to provide any personal details when you plan to make a deposit. All you need to do is to enter the 16-figure code which represents a certain value and voila: you are ready. Ukash is a popular Prepaid Card that is widely used to fund sport betting accounts.
  • BPay: BPay is another deposit method accepted in by far all well-known Aussie bookmakers. BPay is an electronic bill payment system in Australia which enables payments to be made through online financial banking or telephone banking facility. After registering with BPay, all players have to do is register with the BPay reference number and other minor details. BPay deposits might not be available for use immediately and may take up to 2 days.
  • Direct Banking/Bank Transfer:  Almost all online sportsbooks accept wires. If sent early enough in the day, your more than likely to have your funds in your betting account before the evenings games start. Some sportsbooks even offer to pick up the fees for sending wires as well. A direct banking system connects your bank account with your real money account at the online sports betting website. Once you approve the transaction, the money is withdrawn from your bank account and credited to your play account. The process for bank transfer may take 3 to 5 days depending on the bank.

The options shown above are popular deposit methods accepted in most sports betting agencies. Other banking methods also accepted by numerous bookmakers are PayPal, Money Order and Australia Post Bank@Post.

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