How to fund your online sportsbook account

Funding an online sportsbook account can be somewhat confusing at first if you’re new to the world of online betting. However, in this article we will take you through each step of funding your account and show you the easiest possible way to start betting today!

Since the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA) passed in October of 2006, funding your betting accounts has become a little bit harder if you’re a U.S. citizen. Contrary to what some media sources are reporting, the UIGEA does not make online betting illegal. The only thing this bill does is reduce the amount of ways Americans can make deposits to online betting sites. With that out of the way, here are the easiest ways to fund your sportsbook account.

Credit card (Mastercard, Visa, Prepaid Visa)

  • Credit cards are the main deposit option for most bettors. If you have a debit card, that will also work as well. Credit cards and debit cards are also the quickest deposit method available.

Direct bank wire / Money transfer/ Echeck

  • Bank wires and money transfers are a very easy deposit method to use. For these options, your money will just come straight out of your bank account and go directly into your sportsbook account. If you need help with this, call the sportsbook and they will set it up for you right away.


  • Nucharge is an online payment system that is extremely easy to use. Just deposit money into your Nucharge account from your credit/debit card and then you can use Nucharge to fund your online sportsbook account right away. This is a great option for people who’s credit cards are not accepted at the sportsbook.

Check by mail

  • This is usually a last resort if you can not get any of the other deposit options to work. Checks by mail take a little bit longer to deposit (7-10 days), but if it’s the only thing that will work for you, then go ahead and do it. Checks by mail are allowed at almost every sportsbook.

Funding your sportsbook conclusion

  • recommends you try a credit card or bank wire first when trying to deposit. These are the easiest and quickest ways to get money on a sport betting site especially for Americans). Please send us an email if you have any questions about making a deposit.