Skrill is an e-wallet service formerly knows as Moneybookers. Skrill is currently one of the leading e-wallet service providers on the web and the first to obtain a license from the FSA (Financial Services Authority). The company has made sending, receiving and transfer of funds through the web much simpler. Skrill is a popularly accepted payment option at most online casinos.

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How to make casino deposit with Skrill

There are two types of accounts that you can open at Skrill – a consumer account and a business account. The former is for shopping and other online services whereas the latter is for online entrepreneurship. The procedure for creating both accounts is very much the same, where upon clicking the signup button, you will be taken to a page where you will have to provide personal details such as name, residential address, email id, password and funding source i.e. bank account and credit card information.

You will receive an email instantly confirming your account, while your funding source may take a few days to be confirmed. Once that is also verified, you can transfer funds to your Skrill account instantly. You can fund your Skrill account using any of the major credit cards or your banking account. You can also use a check to fund your account, although it takes up to 10 days to get processed.

Using Skrill to Play at Online Casinos

The procedure involved in funding your online casino account is very simple. All you have to do is go to the banking section of the casino after you have logged in and choose Skrill as your deposit option. You will then be asked to provide your account details, password and the amount you wish to deposit. Once you confirm the amount, the funds will instantly be transferred to your casino account.

Withdrawals, as it is with all methods, take a longer period of time- up to 48 hours. The procedure is very much the same; choose Skrill as your withdrawal option and enter your account details. Within two days, the amount will be transferred to your account.

A Few Features of Skrill

One of the highlights of Skrill is that it supports up to 8 different currencies including the US dollar, Canadian dollar, pound sterling, Euro, South African rand and Swiss Franc. While there are no charges for creating an account at Skrill and making deposits, a small fee may be charged for withdrawals.

Regarding the usage of Skrill to make transactions at online casinos, there are some restrictions. One of these is that the residents of theUSA,Israel,Turkey,ChinaandMalaysiaare not allowed to use Skrill to make transactions at online casinos and if this is attempted, the user account will be terminated.

Online Casinos that Accept Skrill

Some of the major online casinos that accept payments through Skrill are:

  • Unibet Casino
  • Europa Casino
  • 888 Casino

In fact, most online gambling portals like sports betting and poker sites accept payments through Skrill.