Payment Methods In SA Online Casinos

There are many different ways to deposit and withdraw at online casinos. If you have special preferences to do this, then check whether the casino offers you what you are looking for. Sometimes casinos charge fees for using some deposit methods, so it’s good to read them well.

For your convenience, we have listed the top SA online casino payment providers. Thanks to this list, you’ll learn what methods are the most beneficial for you to use.

Online Casino Payment Providers

Credit and debit cards

Deposits and withdrawals using a credit or debit card are a very simple and the most popular method among players. Virtually every casino accepts credit and debit cards, not necessarily every type of card but Visa and Mastercard are usually accepted in SA online casinos and are surely most commonly used. Usually, transactions are carried out immediately, so that the funds can be available for immediate use.

Visa

Visa is a credit/debit card that allows you to make payments at millions of sales points around the world. The goal of Visa is to replace cash transactions as much as possible by electronic transfers. Sometimes, depositing a deposit into a South African online casino account with a Visa card is possible even if you do not have enough funds in your account (Visa provides a loan that must be repaid after some time). Check out at your casino whether this possibility is available for players!

Mastercard

Mastercard is a credit/debit card that can be used to make payments at millions of outlets, as well as at casinos or online stores. Mastercard is accepted in over 200 countries around the world. Mastercard, like all credit and debit cards, is associated with a normal bank account and guarantees payment to the recipient. Withdrawing funds to the Mastercard works practically in the same way as when making a deposit. You must also provide your card number, name, CVV number and card expiration date to withdraw money from your casino account. The money will usually be visible in your account for 1 to 5 days.

Money transfers

At most online casinos, you can deposit funds using a bank transfer. This is a good solution if you want to deposit a large sum of money, or if you do not have a credit/debit card, or if you are simply uncomfortable about providing your bank details online.

EasyEFT

EasyEFT is now considered one of the most popular payment providers for players of online casinos in South Africa. It’s relatively new and this method is only available in South Africa. Thanks to EasyEFT you can transfer SA Rand to your online casino without the need of converting the currency. Another great benefit of using EasyEFT is… no fees!

SID Instant EFT

You probably wouldn’t find a more convenient way to transfer money to an online casino than SID Instant EFT. Again, this option is exclusive to SA players. The payment method is supported by banks such as First National Bank and Standard Bank. If you decide to choose this option in the cashier, your transaction will be encrypted on your online banking page. All you need to do is to confirm your bank details and choose how much you’re willing to deposit.

E-wallets

Skrill

Skrill was founded in the United Kingdom in 2001 under the name “Moneybookers” and offers a wide range of online financial services to its clients. Their services are used by over 36 million customers around the world and are available in 200 countries. Skrill transfers can be made in 40 different currencies and are accepted by over 156,000 online stores.

It is a method used by the vast majority of players and it is available in almost all SA casinos. All you have to do is register your account and fund it with your bank account. After which this transfer will be posted and the money can be transferred further. Payments via this route are free and take only a few seconds, regardless of whether it is a weekend, a holiday or the middle of the night. Withdrawals via Skrill are also made incredibly fast. Casinos withdraw money using this method of payment within 24 hours but usually, it does not take more than a few hours.

Neteller

Neteller is an electronic wallet that allows you to make payments for products and services and transfer money to the accounts of private individuals. Is a type of an online bank account. Thanks to using Neteller, the money goes instantly to the indicated account.

Neteller is one of the largest operators on the market offering online transfers. This fantastic online payment system was created in 1999 and has enjoyed unflagging popularity to this day. It belongs to the company Optimal Payments PLC, which has its roots in Canada. In 2004 she changed her headquarters and moved to the Isle of Man. In addition, they have a multi-million ATM network around the world at their disposal.

Frequently asked questions

Can I deposit and withdraw money in SA online casinos legally?

Gambling for real money in South Africa is prohibited and the 1996 National Gambling Act can take all blame for that. However, there are hundreds of worthy online casinos operating abroad that accept SA players. Thanks to them, you can easily and safely make money transactions in online casinos and enjoy gambling for real money.

What is the fastest payment method to use in SA online casinos?

It depends. Some casinos might have different transaction timeframes than other operators. However, e-wallets are famous to be known as the most convenient and fastest options. You shouldn’t have a problem receiving SA Rand within less than 24h after requesting a withdrawal via Skrill or Neteller.

What are withdrawal/deposit limits?

Every time you want to withdraw or deposit money in an SA online casino, you need to check the limit they impose on a player. The minimum and maximum amounts are always subject to each payment option. You can find out what they are in the cashier section.

Is paying in online casinos safe?

It is, assuming you’re using legitimate payment options. The methods that we have listed on this page offer secure payment transactions. However, if you prefer to use other options, you’re more than welcomed to do it. But remember to assess the payment provider and check their legitimacy before you put any money in!

Do I have to provide any documentation before making deposits/withdrawals?

Yes. All safe online casinos in South Africa require players to confirm their identity in order to prevent personal and financial fraud. Depending on the operator, you might be asked to send a copy of your ID/passport, utility bill or other proofs of payments.

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