Credit Card Gambling Ban: What are your alternatives?
Note: Please always gamble responsibly and seek help if you need it. The UKGC released figures that 22% of problem gamblers used credit cards to fund unhealthy gambling habits.
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Questions about Credit Card Gambling in UK
When are credit cards banned for online gambling?
You will no longer be able to make credit card deposits from the 14th April 2020.
Why are credit cards going to be banned for online gambling in the UK?
After a long consultation and research, the UK Gambling Commission concluded that problem gamblers can cause even more harm by using credit cards for online gambling. From their data, 22% of online gamblers who used a credit card fell into problem gambling habits.
Will credit cards become legal for online gambling in the future?
It seems unlikely that credit cards will become a viable option for online gambling payment in the foreseeable future.
Will I be able to fund a payment source with a credit card for online gambling?
E-wallets like Paypal and Neteller will block online gambling payments if the balance was funded with credit from 14th April 2020. It is assumed that other methods will employ similar methods to curb gambling payments made through credit.
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