BY JOSH H, OWNER AND EDITOR-IN-CHIEF
Skrill is one of the most popular deposit methods that is used to fund online poker site accounts. The e-commerce company is a licensed and regulated poker payment provider featuring a digital wallet.
Skrill can be loaded with ease and used to safely, securely, and anonymously deposit to online poker sites like Party, 888, and others. Skrill can also be used to withdraw winnings.
Not every Skrill poker site is created equally, however. Skrill payout times, rules, and limits vary greatly.
Using Skrill is simple, but if you've never made a poker deposit with it before, it can be intimidating. I'd like to help.
Let's dive into it and make sure you know:
"I play exclusively at 888. Used to play on Pokerstars, but 888 is rec heavy and much more profitable."
"I like what Party has been doing lately with the anonymous tables and better rewards."
"I wish more people would play here. I've tried the big sites, but I pretty much stay on Unibet now."
"I have only played on PokerStars for the last ten to twelve years and I find them to be a terrific site."
"If you play a decent amount at Titan the rake cash back can add up to a good amount."
Skrill Payout Time
$88 free and 100%
100% and $20 cash
$200 and $20 free
100% or $30 cash
within 24 hours
200% and 20% rakeback
Skrill is an online payment processing company operated by Skrill Limited, a UK-based company.
The parent company of Skrill Limited is PaySafe Group Plc, a provider of online payment solutions that also owns noted brands used at many online poker sites such as:
Skrill helps makes it safe and very easy for consumers and poker players to shop online and transfer money to another person, website, or company.
Skrill was launched as Moneybookers in 2001 and quickly became a common e-wallet used for online poker transfers. The very next year, the company became Europe’s first electronic money issuer to be regulated by the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).
In 2007, Investcorp Technology Partners purchased Moneybookers and two years later, the company partnered with eBay.
In 2010, the company rebranded as Skrill and the following year it expanded its product range by introducing Pay by Installments and Pay by Invoice.
In 2013, Skrill acquired PaySafeCard, one of the top online payment providers in Europe. The following year, the company acquired Ukash, another popular wallet used for online poker, to strengthen its PaySafeCard product.
Players can create a new Skrill account for free and make poker deposits for free.
Players can use their Skrill wallet without giving the poker site their banking details.
Transfers from Skrill to online poker rooms or any other merchant are instant.
Skrill is mobile friendly. Real money poker apps almost always include Skrill from the mobile cashier.
Some online poker sites offer extra bonuses of 10% or 15% on deposits made using Skrill.
Step 1. Create an account at Skrill
Poker players can create a Skrill account free of charge and the process hardly takes a few minutes. Next, they must load their Skrill wallets with funds using any of the deposit options that Skrill offers. The loaded Skrill wallet is now ready to be used for making poker deposits.
Step 2. Create an account at a Skrill poker site
Since Skrill is a popular online payment provider, almost all reputed online poker sites accept Skrill as a deposit and withdrawal option. Players can create a new account at any Skrill poker site of their choice.
Step 3. Click on Skrill in the cashier and make a deposit
Poker players should now login to their gaming accounts and visit the poker site's Cashier. They have to then select Skrill as their preferred deposit option and input the amount they would like to deposit. They will be immediately taken to their Skrill account page from where they can initiate the payment. The funds will be instantly transferred from players' Skrill wallet to their online poker account.