Credit cards, such as MasterCard or Visa, can be obtained by anybody above 18 with a good credit score. Holders of credit cards will get credit limits set by the company that issues the credit card. Since credit cards are not like debit cards, they are not the ideal choice for players who have no control over their gambling. The biggest benefit of credit cards as casino payment options is that all online casinos support them. In addition, depositing through credit cards is easy, quick, and hassle free.
MasterCard, which is similar to Visa, is one of the most popular banking methods supported at casinos. In some casinos, players may not be able to withdraw their funds using MasterCard, in which case, they will have to rely on some other banking method for withdrawal purposes. In some cases, players can use their MasterCard to withdraw winnings too, but this is usually a longer process than making deposits.
Players can use their MasterCard free of charge. Even if they are charged, the fees will be very small. MasterCard is easy to use and players who use it as a deposit method will see the moolah instantly in their accounts, making it easy for them to get started with real money gaming.
When players are using MasterCard or Visa for the first time, they will have to enter their card details. However, this step can be skipped for the next time as online casinos store most of the card details for future use. Depositing funds through credit cards for the first time, therefore, always takes longer than reloading one’s online casino account.
Since online casinos as well as credit card companies use the latest Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption technology, players’ financial details and transaction details are safe and protected from hackers and Internet cheats.