Depositing by bank wire into a US sportsbook is nowhere near as time consuming and as painful as you may think. In fact with most banks now offering a great online banking service you may complete the transaction within a matter of a few minutes without leaving your house. Although using a credit card is easier, many people do not wish to use them online and bank wires provide a great alternative to a credit card such as Visa. Bank wires are extremely safe and secure and are extremely useful when making larger deposits.
Not all US sportsbook will allows deposits via bank wire, but there are many great US online sportsbooks that with BetOnline and Sports Betting Online being two of the best. Both of these outstanding US sportsbooks will offer high limits when using bank wire to fund your accounts and many US sports wagering fans will use this method at the start of an NFL season or when they wish to take advantage of a welcome bonus. Both Oddsmaker and BetOnline will also make payouts via bank wire too.
You will need to contact the sportsbook you wish to make a deposit at to make the bank wire transfer, and this is done quickly and easily by speaking with customer support. Within a matter of minutes you will have the bank details of the sportsbook and it’s just a matter of making the wire from your bank, either online or in person. The bank wire will usually take between 1 and 3 business days to clear, and once cleared you will have a fully funded sportsbook account. When requesting the bank details from your sportsbook of choice it’s always worth asking a about your deposit bonus and also about the chance of them paying the fees of your bank wire....you never know, and often when depositing over a certain amount they will indeed cover the fees for you.
The clear benefit of depositing by a bank wire is the safety and security as no credit card details are passed online, although with sportsbooks cashiers using the latest encryption technology regarding that, there is never a security problem with cards anyway. Another advantage is that depositing limits are higher and those players wishing to make larger deposits may find that the bank wire option is a better choice for them.