What is Moneybookers?
Moneybookers is one of the world's most popular 'e-wallet' electronic online payment solutions.
It's used by hundreds of thousands of people worldwide for sending and receiving money, shopping online and
banking for poker and gaming sites.
A little known benefit of Moneybookers is the referral scheme. You can read full details on their site but
basically it means any Moneybookers customer can earn money by bringing new customers to the site.
Setting up a Moneybookers account
It's easy to set up a Moneybookers account, you just need a valid email address and your contact details.
Once you've done this it's recommended that you 'link' a debit or credit card to the account to speed up
Moneybookers can be used to send money as well as make deposit to poker rooms. If you'd like to send someone money,
all you need is their email address (and they need a Moneybookers account, obviously) and you can send them money
instantly. No fuss, no hassle - just a great, fast service.
When you're making transfers between Moneybookers account the money moves instantly.
Depositing using Moneybookers to a poker room
The good news is that all of our recommended online poker rooms accept Moneybookers deposits. Just fire up the cashier
section, go to the deposit screen and you're good to do. Deposits will credit your poker account instantly.
You'll find that some poker rooms actually offer more generous first time deposit poker bonuses if you use Moneybookers,
which is an excellent reason to use the service.
Withdrawing poker winnings using Moneybookers
If you've had a run of good luck at the poker tables, you may well want to cash out the winnings from your hard work.
It's easy to do and the funds, depending on which poker site you use, often hit your Moneybookers account instantly.
Fees on Moneybookers are very easy to get your head around. To receive money, it's free. To send money to someone,
it costs 1% up to EUR0.50.
To cash out your funds there is a small admin fee of 1.80 - 3.50EUR. Moneybookers is a very good value way of sending
and receiving money online.
Moneybookers is a global payment solution and has domestic payment options for over 30 countries as well as support for
Cashing out money from your Moneybookers account
You can choose to cash out using bank transfer, cheque or Visa. It's easy to do and there's just a small fee for doing so
(bank transfer tends to be the cheapest option). You'll have your hands on your money in just a couple of days in most instances.
Moneybookers is highly secure and is a name you can have faith in. You can see it's a secure connection as the 'http;'
in your internet browser's address bar will change to 'https'. Moneybookers is a brand you can trust which is one of the
reasons it's one of our recommended deposit methods.
You can deposit and withdraw using Moneybookers with total peace of mind, knowing that Moneybookers is regulated by the
Financial Services Authority.
In the event you have a query or concern about your Moneybookers account there's a really helpful 'Support Centre' which
has questions and answers on pretty much anything you'd need. Failing that you can also email their support team and we've
always found them to be very helpful.