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The best iGaming payment methods in 2023 (Revolut and more)



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If you’ve spent any time on online casinos, you’ll have encountered making online payments the moment you signed up for an account. Much like the e-commerce boom revolutionized online payments, the growth in popularity of online casinos has led to the addition of new payment methods that go far beyond traditional debit and credit card payments. If you’re wondering which iGaming payment methods to use or are evaluating their features, we’ve unearthed their ins and outs so you don’t have to!


Debit & credit card

Debit and credit card payments are considered the gold standard in terms of online payments. Many people feel a sense of security using them because they’ve been around for so long and we feel we can trust them. With most people having a VISA or Mastercard handy, these payments are convenient for most players.


  • Widely accepted by most online casino platforms
  • Familiarity and trust among consumers
  • Instantaneous transactions in most cases
  • Some cards offer rewards or cash-back on purchases



  • Sensitive financial information is shared with the merchant, which can be a target for hackers if the site isn’t secure.
  • Some banks may block gambling-related transactions, especially in countries where online gambling is restricted.
  • Transaction fees may apply
  • No anonymity


Revolut lives up to its name, providing a revolutionary mobile money management solution. The FinTech company is considered a “neobank”, which means they provide digital money management facilities. Revolut offers a digital account which functions like a prepaid debit card. Some useful features include:

  • Digital banking: Revolut will issue you with bank account numbers and IBANS in different countries to seamlessly send and receive payments.
  • Currency exchange: Offers competitive exchange rates for many different currencies.
  • Crypto: Gives users the ability to buy, sell and hold a range of cryptocurrencies.
  • Virtual cards: Offers disposable virtual cards for online purchases, enhancing security.
  • Stock trading“ Purchase Gold and Silver stocks in the app

So, as you can see, there’s a lot to love about Revolut. It’s why many online casinos accept Revolut as an iGaming payment method.


  • Depositing funds: Once you have a Revolut account, you can transfer money into your Revolut account from another bank or load it via debit/credit card. Then, you can use these funds to deposit onto your preferred iGaming platform.
  • Using virtual cards: Revolut’s disposable virtual cards add an extra layer of security. After a virtual card is used once, its details are destroyed and a new card is automatically generated for the next transaction. This minimizes the risk of your card details being compromised through an iGaming platform.
  • Currency exchange: If you’re playing on an online casino that operates in a different currency, Revolut’s competitive exchange rates can be advantageous. You can convert your money into the required currency before depositing it on the platform.
  • Withdrawal: Some iGaming platforms may allow you to withdraw your winnings directly to your Revolut account. This provides a quick way to access and use your funds.
  • Spending control: Using the budgeting and analytics tools, you can easily keep track of how much you’re spending on iGaming platforms, helping you manage your gambling habits.
  • Security: If you suspect any fraudulent activity, you can instantly freeze your Revolut card from the app, giving you full control.


  • Limited support if something goes wrong
  • It can take a while to receive your physical card
  • Withdrawals often incur a small fee


AstroPay is another FinTech company that provides users with a global wallet to use for online payments. In addition to making online payments, they also offer virtual and physical cards, and mobile money transfers.


  • Provides a prepaid wallet so you can only spend what you load
  • Does not require sharing bank details with the merchant
  • Instant transactions
  • Partnered with ApplePay and GooglePay
  • Zero fees or commissions when making online payments


  • Need to preload the wallet with funds which can limit spontaneity
  • Not as widely accepted as some other payment methods


PayPal is another online payment stalwart, having been in the game for decades now. It was designed as the first online payment solution to enable users to send and receive money or make online payments without revealing sensitive financial information to merchants.


  • Trusted and well-known brand
  • Instant transfers
  • Protects sensitive financial information from online casino platforms
  • Buyer protection policies and excellent support


  • Some casinos and gaming platforms don’t accept PayPal
  • Fees may apply, especially for currency conversion
  • Account suspension or limitation issues have been reported by some users
  • Difficulty connecting local bank accounts to withdraw funds from PayPal if not in the US


Skrill is an e-wallet that enables you to transfer money and make payments online without having to reveal any financial information. Many online casinos accept Skrill as a method for making deposits or initiating withdrawals. Their prepaid cards can be used to make deposits or to load winnings onto and can be used anywhere a VISA card is accepted.


  • Specifically tailored for online gaming and betting
  • Instantaneous transactions
  • VIP program for frequent users
  • Easily transfer funds from one sportsbook to another


  • Transaction fees can be high for withdrawals. Skrill charges a flat fee of $5.50 for withdrawals to bank accounts and $2.50 for ATM withdrawals.
  • Not as widely trusted as some older, more established payment methods.
  • Some reports of account limitations or holds.
  • You must ensure you select “gaming” as the purpose for funding your account when you will be using the money for betting or gambling. If you select non-gaming as the purpose, you will be blocked from using those funds at online casinos.


Do you have Bitcoin you’d like to place bets or gamble with? The good news is that many online casinos now accept Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies as a form of payment. There are specialized Bitcoin and cryptocurrency casinos geared entirely towards digital payments.


  • Decentralized and free from government interference
  • Offers anonymity
  • No transaction chargebacks so there is less risk for online casino merchants


  • Price volatility can affect the value of holdings, which means even if you win money, its value could deteriorate as the value of Bitcoin fluctuates.
  • Not universally accepted
  • Requires understanding of cryptocurrency


Paysafecard is a product of its parent company Paysafe. The company offers a prepaid digital card that doesn’t require a bank account or credit card to activate. It is accepted worldwide and extremely safe, protecting your personal and financial information when visiting online casinos. Payments are made via the app using a prepaid 16-digit code.


  • Prepaid payment method so you can only spend what you load
  • No need to share personal financial information
  • Accepted at many online casinos


  • Need to physically purchase a card or a voucher on the app
  • Not suitable for large transactions
  • Cannot use the prepaid card for withdrawals, you will need to withdraw directly into your Paysafecard account.


Final thoughts

We hope this has helped you understand the many iGaming payment methods available to you. Now when you’re faced with the dilemma of which one to choose, you’ll be well-informed and know which one will best suit your needs and preferences.

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Pragmatic Play Multiplies the Excitement with Lucky 6 Roulette



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Pragmatic Play, a leading content supplier to the iGaming industry, is adding a thrilling twist to a casino classic with the debut of Lucky 6 Roulette, its latest live casino release.

The live casino game show maintains the familiar elements of roulette, providing players with their favourite betting types, while introducing six lucky numbers with each game round.

After bets are closed, each lucky number is given a unique lucky multiplier between 50x to 2,088x the player’s bet, boosting the winning potential to exciting new heights. Any players who have placed a straight-up bet on a winning lucky number will be awarded the lucky win with its assigned multiplier prize.

Lucky 6 Roulette joins Pragmatic Play’s rich suite of live casino games, which includes recent cutting-edge adventure-themed game show Treasure Island.

“Lucky 6 Roulette takes the excitement of live roulette to the next level,” the Chief Operating Officer for Pragmatic Play, Irina Cornides, said. “It’s set in a stunning studio that serves up rich visuals to complement the premium elements of roulette while delivering players six chances to win boosted prizes with each game round.

“Pragmatic Play is always looking to offer new ways to enjoy live casino. Lucky 6 Roulette joins many other favourites in a portfolio that continues to power up new possibilities of play for operators and their players.”

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Rhino.Bet Names Henry Brooke as its Horse Racing Ambassador



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Leading jockey steps into the role for 2023/24 season

Rhino.Bet, a leading brand within Playbook Engineering’s award-winning platform, has announced that Grade 1 winning jockey Henry Brooke (pictured) has become its horse racing ambassador for the 2023/24 jumps season.

Brooke is one of the north’s leading jockeys, whose career high came in 2019 when he won the Grade 1 Fighting Fifth Hurdle at Newcastle on Cornerstone Lad. Other notable successes for the former Conditional Champion include wins in the Rendlesham Hurdle and Eider Chase along with three Rowland Meyrick Handicap Chase wins on three different horses for three different trainers.

Despite his share of injuries over the past three seasons, the 31-year-old has continued to make a name for himself as one of the leading jockeys on the Northern Racing circuit and his partnership with Oliver Greenall and Josh Guerriero is propelling him to even greater success. That alliance has included a first win for both parties in France with the talented Gesskille.

“I’m truly excited to be linking up with Rhino Bet,” Brooke said. “It’s putting a huge amount into sponsoring races at Carlisle, Market Rasen, Huntingdon and Nottingham and this ties in nicely with my role as Jockey Club Small Course Ambassador.

“I’m fitter than I’ve ever been as I have ramped up my gym work; cardio, high intensity interval training and strength conditioning topped off with my new ice bath. This training programme is translating into results on the track and I’m sure it will pay off for Rhino.Bet and its investment in me.”

“We’re thrilled to welcome Henry Brooke to the Rhino.Bet team,” the Head of Retention for Rhino.Bet, Ceiron Jones, said. “Henry is not only a top jockey but a really nice guy and we’re chuffed he’s chosen to carry the Rhino logo over the jumps this season. We’re continuing to invest in small course sponsorship this season and working with Henry complements that strategy perfectly.”

Being based in Middleham has allowed Brooke to develop working relationships with a number of the North’s leading trainers Brian Ellison and Adrian Keatley. As Rhino.Bet’s racing ambassador, Brooke will be previewing his rides as well as providing punters with unique insight into the life of a jockey as well as carrying the Rhino on his breeches.

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Nordcurrent turns players into fashion designers with UGC marketplace



Nordcurrent turns players into fashion designers with UGC marketplace
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Developer and publisher Nordcurrent has released a revolutionary update to its leading mobile fashion game, Pocket Styler, with the launch of a new creator platform, Pocket Styler Studio. The digital platform allows players to work like real-life fashion designers to create clothing, shoes and accessories to their exact specifications. Once finished, digital designers can market their creations under their own ‘designer label’ name and sell them in-game to millions of Pocket Styler’s players in return for in-game currency, which has never been possible in a mobile fashion game before.

The gaming skins market is a multi-billion dollar industry, with almost 50% of players buying skins with in-game currency and around 40% buying skins with real money, according to Newzoo. But, conceptualising, drawing and polishing collections takes time, and even with Nordcurrent artists supplying over 100 items every couple of weeks, Pocket Styler players still had a thirst for more items inspired by current fashion, movies, and celebrity looks, thus limiting the time players were spending in the game and subsequently Nordcurrent’s revenue.

The integration of user-generated content into Pocket Styler has revolutionized the in-game design process. It has provided players with a wider range of options to choose from while also allowing them to earn in-game currency. This feature has also addressed the creative burden faced by game artists and developers who previously struggled to keep up with the demand for fresh content. Designers now upload over 2,000 original items into the game every day, adding nearly 300 times more content than before the launch of Pocket Styler Studio.

Victoria Trofimova, CEO of Nordcurrent, said: “‘With over 100,000 daily active users, Pocket Styler is one of the world’s most popular fashion games, and now one of the most advanced thanks to the introduction of Pocket Styler Studio. It provides a platform for creators to become professional digital fashion designers who can build their brands and promote their designs globally.

“By empowering players and letting them design and sell their clothing, we hope to inspire the next generation of fashion designers while supporting them as active contributors to the game they love, helping us form a community of designers who play a genuine part in making the game even better.“

Pocket Styler Studio has been in beta since February. Currently, over 1,000 designers are creating items for the game, and another 5,000 designers are expected to upload daily in the first year of launch, creating trillions of outfit combinations and millions of new looks submitted weekly. Nordcurrent is also testing the option of designers earning real currency from their designs in the future.

Designs are saved into a designer’s profile until they are ready to be marketed. Once on sale, individual designers can track their brands’ success by ‘Publishing’ items and assessing how many sell. Players can choose a name for their designer label and earn ‘Gems’, the in-game currency, for every item sold to other players. Pocket Styler Studio is available globally; players must have Pocket Styler installed on their phones and have a free Nordcurrent ID to use Pocket Styler Studio, which can be accessed through a browser.

Launched in May 2021, Pocket Styler is based on attending different in-game events, creating looks based on the criteria of the events, submitting those looks, getting scores, and competing with other players to become “trendsetters” and climbing on top of the leaderboard. The game has 21 million downloads, with 100,000 players spending 10,000 hours on the app and giving 10 million votes to outfits daily.

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