Credit Cards Details Page
Ease of Use (9)
Credit Cards are typically regarded as one of the quickest and easiest ways of purchasing various products and services online. This holds true for online gambling as well. The only exception is in that many banks have implemented procedures to prevent gambling transactions from going though thus making it more difficult to fund your online casino account using your credit card. If you find that your credit card transactions are getting rejected and you're willing to do some extra leg work we'd recommend trying some of the alternative banking solutions we've featured here on our site. If you're a U.S. player please visit our U.S. online casinos for a listing of online casinos that are still able to seamlessly accept online casino transactions though credit card purchases.
Credit Card transactions go though immediately if there are no complications in processing the transactions. For example if the acquiring bank (your bank) accepts the transaction as a valid transaction and is not screening for online gambling transactions then within a few seconds of submitting the transaction you'll find that it's been approved and you'll be ready to start playing.
Available to U.S. Players (8)
If you're a U.S. player please be aware of the fact that many online casinos are no longer able to process transactions via credit card. There are select online casinos that have found ways around the current protocols that are in place to prevent online gambling transactions from being processed successfully. We recommend visiting our U.S. Online Casinos section for more information on which online casinos are recommended to U.S. players.
Mulitple Currencies (9)
Credit Card's give you the flexibility of playing in whatever currency you choose to. Typically players opt to play in the currency of the country the card was issued in simply to avoid any unnecessary charges for the conversion of currency. But rest assured if you want to play in GBP, USD or Euro you'll be able to provided the casino offers these options and they typically do.
Security online when it comes to the usage of credit cards is fairly tight and rather impenetrable. All casino platforms use SSL (Secure Socket Layers) to ensure that the data you're transmitting can not be compromised either from the source or destination. The one thing to ensure is that you're computer is up to date with the latest software updates, virus protection and firewall to reduce the risk of the data being compromised on your computer by a hacker who has invaded your computer. The best recommendation we can give here would be to purchase and install a copy of Norton Internet Security.