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Credit Cards are accepted by every sportsbook in my list. You should be aware that
all Canadian card companies view transactions with sportsbook sites and gaming services
as cash advances, not as purchases. This means that interest will accrue on the
transaction. While this might be good for when you first sign up as you no doubt
have a credit card readily available, I recommend that you sign up with one of the
Bank Transfers are also accepted by every sportsbook on my list. There is nearly no limit to the amount you can deposit or withdraw when using this method (though the sportsbook may have its own withdrawal rules). When you deposit, each service will provide a reference number and bank account details. You will then provide these to your bank so the funds can be attributed to your account. This will likely take 2 to 3 business days.
Interac Email Money Transfers are a great way to fund your account from Canada. You
can access Interac transfers in your online banking profile from any major Canadian
bank. The Interac-
Entropay is essentially a virtual Visa card which is prepaid -
Ukash works like a gift card or gift certificate. You simply go to the Ukash website to find one of over 15,000 Ukash partner locations across Canada (Like a post office, gas station or new stand). At these locations, you will be able to buy a Ukash code in denominations of $15, $25, $50, $75, $100, $150, $250. Your actual prices will be higher than these amounts. The difference accounts for the fee that is split between the retailer and Ukash itself. Actual respective fees are $16.95, $28.95, $54.95, $79.95, $105.95, $156.95 and $259.95. You will then be able to redeem your Ukash voucher at Pinnacle or William Hill by entering the PIN code and the corresponding amount.
Paysafecard is also a giftcard like solutions where you can buy in amounts of $10,
$30, $50 or $100 each with a unique 16-
ClickandBuy lets you pay with your credit card or debiting your bank account. Very similar to Paypal, if you use your credit card through ClickandBuy, you will avoid the cash advance interest charges that you would incur by using the your card directly with the betting site. Clickandbuy was established in Germany in 1999 and are an accredited Electronic Money Institution and is now headquartered in London and overseen by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). ClickandBuy is now a subsidiary of Deutsche Telekom. You can seamlessly may with your mobile with ClickandBuy and use it with Pinnacle, Sports Interaction and William Hill.
Instadebit essentially works like an online cheque. You don’t fund an Instadebit
account from another funding source as it is NOT an e-
iDebit facilitates inexpensive online banking transfers. Move money to and from your iDebit account with your Canadian bank account up to a limit of $1,000 per transaction. Fees to move money using iDebit are around one or two dollars per transaction. Creating your account is free. iDebit is accepted at Pinnacle, Sports Interaction and William Hill.
These are the best online sportsbooks from a Canadian player’s perspective. To deposit
and withdraw funds to and from your sportsbook account, you’ll likely use one of
the financial transaction methods listed below. I describe how each funding method
works. You can use credit cards directly (but read below to fully understand the
costs), you can email the funds, you can use a prepaid card solution where you load
funds onto a card, you can register for an e-
Bodog is one of the oldest names in the online sports betting business, since 1994.
Bodog.ca is specially targeted to the Canadian market, so you know they cater to
Canadians. For example, they are the only sportsbook that accepts the popular-
Pinnacle has been in the sports betting business since 1998. They are known for operating on razor thin margins. In other words, they tend to consistently offer the highest paying odds. Pinnacle calls this 'A bonus for life.' If having consistently high paying odds is of most importance to you, Pinnacle is likely your best option. Read the full review here.
William Hill is one of the pioneers of world sports betting, founded in 1934. A
public UK company on the London Stock Exchange, they are the epitome of a trustworthy
and rock solid betting company. William Hill recognized the importance of the Canadian
market long ago by being one of the first international services to offer CAD accounts