Poker Banking OptionsIf you are a Canadian resident and you have chosen to play poker online, then you should first make sure that you know how you are going to not only fund your poker account but also how you intend to make a withdrawal should you have had a winning session.

There are a huge number of different depositing and withdrawal options available at all online poker sites, however some of them may not be available to Canadian players. So it really is important for you to have a reliable set of banking options in mind which you intend to use, to make sure your online poker playing session is a hassle free experience.

Canadian Poker Player Banking Options

  • Debit Cards – You should have no problems what so ever using your debit card as a means of funding your poker account if you are a Canadian player, all of the sites we list offer totally secure cashier interfaces so your personal banking details are always keep safe.
  • Credit Cards – It can often be a case of try them and see, in regards to using your credit cards as a way of funding your poker account, some poker sites can readily accept both Visa and MasterCard deposits, whilst some should be able to refund your winnings onto your Visa card. But be aware refunding winnings to a MasterCard is rarely an option, so another withdrawal option needs to be found when you have deposited using a MasterCard.
  • Web Wallet – You will find lots of different types of web wallets readily available should you live in Canada and want to fund your poker account using such a method. However one word of caution, and that is to shop around as the fees charged by some of these web wallets can be huge, and lots of value can be had by finding the lower fee charging ones!
  • Pre Paid Cards – There are a growing number of different prepaid cards and prepaid voucher companies offering their service to Canadian poker players, these cards and vouchers usually have no additional fees attached to them, however you cannot usually withdraw winnings to such cards and vouchers. So make sure you check what withdrawal options are available to you should you use either method.
  • Bank Transfers – This is the most popular deposit and withdrawal option available to Canadian poker players, and this method lets you safely and securely send money instantly from your bank account into an online poker site. You can then also choose to have your winnings sent back using this method.
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Posted on: 5th February 2013 by: