Formerly known as Moneybookers, Skrill has quickly become one of the most popular e-wallets on the market and a large number of UK betting sites now accept players who wish to fund their account using this method. It is a safe and secure service which can be used for paying for a number of online services and crucially it’s a great way top up betting balances on a regular basis.
Skrill is extremely quick and easy and makes it simple for players to move money from their e-wallet into their betting account. It offers a flexibility to players who don’t wish to enter their bank or credit card details. It is an extremely safe way of moving funds around and puts the minds of punters at ease.
An increasing number of online betting sites in the UK, many of which have been reviewed by BettingTop10 accept Skrill payments and with both deposits and withdrawals possible, it is a great way of keeping everything within one wallet.
Unfortunately, making an initial deposit via Skrill could hinder your chances of qualifying for the welcome bonus so it’s always best to check this before signing up.
The minimum deposit and withdrawal amount is set quite low which is handy for those who are small players and modest amounts can also be removed from betting accounts using the same method.
Unfortunately a small transaction fee may be incurred for using Skrill to deposit with some bookmakers however this is only minimal and has been reduced heavily over the past couple of years. Many online betting sites in the UK now allow transactions completely free of charge.
First you’ll have to create a Skrill account and link it back to a bank account but this can be completed in a matter of minutes. Similarly to Paypal, Skrill isn’t one of the main methods listed by UK bookmakers so you may have to search under ‘Alternative’ or ‘Other Methods’ to find it.
Once you’ve decided how much to deposit, you’ll need to log into your Skrill account and click ‘pay’ and this will instantly add funds to your account. You will get an email to confirm the transaction has completed.
Very few online betting sites will offer a bonus for using Skrill although you’ll be safe in the knowledge that your transaction has been completed safely and securely. It is one of the safest ways of depositing and Skrill operate a very strict security process which is always reassuring.
Most online UK betting sites will allow players to withdraw from their betting account via Skrill. However, this is only permitted if you have deposited using the same method. It is extremely unlikely that there will be an additional fee for withdrawing using Skrill.
Transactions will often be processed and completed within a 1-2 day period which is one of the quickest ways of accessing funds.
Simply click on withdraw, choose the amount you wish to remove and enter your Skrill account password in order to complete the process.