DEPOSIT CREDIT CARD ON LINE SPORTS BETTING
Over the past few years it has become increasingly difficult to complete a credit card deposit through online sports betting, casino, or poker sites. This is because the US federal government has attempted to transform the United States banking industry into a law enforcement entity. Although the legality of online gaming is still in question, the banks have succumbed to the pressure of the DOJ and have cracked down on gaming transactions. Even though it is a bit more difficult, there are still a couple of sites that you can use your USA credit card to deposit into your sportsbook account! Beware of some BLACKLISTED sites that appear to be legit, such as betUS, Sportsbook.com, or Oddsmaker.com. These sites appear popular and above board, but the sad fact is that there are several complaints received pertaining to all three of them.
So Where Do I Turn To?
There are still sportsbooks that have found a way to get business done despite the hardships faced by many other sites. I am confident in recommending them for excellent sports betting, online casino, and poker action all from the same account!
Bovada: Bovada.lv has the secret sauce when it comes to getting credit card deposits approved. You can fund your sports betting account in just a couple of clicks when you sign up with them. Bovada caters to all American players! Canadians can get the same service from Bodog.ca, and now bet on NHL games from the comfort of their home instead of being forced to use provincial lottery systems such as ProLine, but that is a topic for another day 😉
I recommend using a P2P method, which only means using a personal money transfer service such as MoneyGram or Western Union. This may seem like a hassle at first, but when compared to jumping through all of the hoops of getting a credit card deposit approved, it’s a cake walk. Not only that, if you use a credit card and want to cash out, you will have several more hoops to jump through. It just isn’t worth the pain and sharing of your personal documents. When you choose to do a P2P deposit, you simply phone the sportsbook or send them a message via live chat. They will give you the details of where to send the funds. If you choose MoneyGram, you can go to any WalMart store, and complete the transfer at the service counter. The funds will be in your account quickly, and you will avoid the hassles of credit card deposits. If you choose Western Union for making a sports betting deposit, be sure to keep the amounts below $900, as your account could get flagged. In addition, I recommend asking the agent about getting a credit for your fees. Often, the sports betting site will credit your account with an amount equal to your deposit fees. Sometimes you may be required to deposit a certain amount in order to access this type of refund. Happy betting!