How To Make Your First Real Money Deposit

Playing for real money at online casinos

If you decide to play for real, you'll need to make a deposit into your gaming account. However, before you decide how much cash you wish to play with, there are several key points to consider:

- What is the bonus offer for new gamers? If you can claim a 'free-play no-deposit bonus', then you do not need to make a deposit until after you have won the bonus cash! In contrast, 'deposit bonus offers' require you to make a deposit to claim your winnings instantly. To claim either type of bonus, make sure you read the small print to see what deposit size is needed, and equally what deposit size offers you the best rewards? For more on casino bonuses, click here.

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- What is your weekly/monthly deposit budget? Never deposit more money than you can afford to lose. However, also bear in mind the deposit level needed to maximise your bonus rewards. For example, you may decide to deposit 3 months gaming budget so that you can claim the whole bonus. Once you've reviewed your deposit level it's time to actually make your first casino deposit. Fortunately, with the very high-security levels and multiple banking options available at high-end online casinos, this is fast, safe and easy.

- To make a deposit, simply click on the 'Bank' icon at the bottom of the casino lounge interface. Here you'll find simply click and go options - including deposit, withdrawal and contact us options. It is advisable to only play at casinos which offer fully-regulated, big brand name payment options including some/all of the following:

- Credit Cards (Visa and Mastercard)
- Debit Cards (Maestro, Solo, Visa Electron, Visa Debit, Mastercard Debit)
- Pre-Paid Credit/Debit Card (Entropay)
- Neteller
- Ukash
- PaySafeCard
- UseMyBank
- Moneybookers
- ClickandBuy
- EcoCard
- Direct Bank Transfer
- Entropay
- EZIPay

Once your deposit has been made you will be ready to play the many casino games on offer within the casino lobby, click here for an overview of different games.

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