With 100 million active accounts in 190 markets, PayPal is regarded as a frontrunner in electronic wallet services around the world. PayPal is entirely free of charge, thereby making it a very popular choice as an online payment method, gambling deposits included! Note however that the service is limited to countries outside of Canada, Australia and the United States. For these excluded countries there are a multitude of alternative deposit options available.
PayPal uses encryption software to facilitate financial transactions between computers. Therefore, anyone with a valid email address can use the service to:
Funds can be sent to any email address holder whether or not they have a PayPal account, but they can only access the funds through a PayPal account linked to that email address.
As you would with a pre-paid account, you first have to fund your PayPal account using a credit card or bank transfer. To regulate your spending and keep track of your winnings you can even open a separate PayPal account linked to the bank card used specifically for your online gambling activities.
PayPal has made the process of creating a user account extremely easy. You can either go to their website or through their mobile app, and register as follows:
Whilst you are logged into the casino’s cashier page, look for the PayPal logo in the suggested casino payment methods. Once clicking on the logo you will automatically be redirected to a page that will ask for your basic information and the required deposit amount. Upon confirming the payment, it will instantly be transferred to your casino account and the transaction will reflect in your PayPal account.