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Topping up your betting account with a credit card

West Australian Racing
The Gambling Commission has announced betting firms are to be banned from allowing consumers in Great Britain to use credit cards for gambling from April 14 this year

wonder how long before they bring it in here?

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  • RodentRodent    5,271 posts
    Wowsers. Are they going to ban cash advances too? 
  • hashhash    6,675 posts
    Easy fix get a debit card
  • thefalconthefalcon    16,439 posts
    bloody good thing, I hope oz regulators take note.
    do the casinos still restrict amounts from their ATMs, the eftpos ones? 
  • therealkramertherealkramer    7,125 posts
    hash said:

    Easy fix get a debit card

    Pay pal with a cc linked, apple pay etc. Are they gonna ban these too? Ridiculous...
  • TheDivaTheDiva    12,073 posts
    ANZ are already playing god... you cant deposit to a bookie from their cards.
    you cant even have a bank account open that relates to gambline.

    :-w

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  • TheDivaTheDiva    12,073 posts
    I should elaborate... if you are close to your limit.. you cant deposit to a bookie using their credit cards. 

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  • paraleticparaletic    3,398 posts
    Im conscious of any gambling linked to bank accounts as im looking to upscale in the home department and dont want the bank to see my deposits so have not deposited from my bank (credit card or poli) for over a year. I use Flexipin. You buy the voucher from BP servo and deposit that way.

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  • TheDivaTheDiva    12,073 posts
    smart Para... and I would suggest anyone interested in getting a home loan do the same. 

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  • SKIDSSKIDS    846 posts
    I put a self imposed ban on my credit card being used to deposit to my accounts.

    A few times at home, **** as a maggot watching Sky, I'd chase after a loss with a biggish bet in the last... and most times lose
    >:P

    I think it's a good idea, works for me. I only do cash deposits to my accounts.

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