Play Poker for Real Money Using Online Bank Transfer

Online Bank Transfer

What is Online Bank/Wallet Transfer?

Online Bank/Wallet Transfer is a secure method of paying via the internet without divulging personal bank account details. Online Bank Transfer allows you to make a real-time bank transfer from your bank account to your PokerStars account.

Online Bank Transfers are processed via following well known and secure processors

CountryProcessorInternet Explorer CompatibleMozilla Firefox CompatibleMacintosh Safari Compatible
Australia poli
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eps e-payment
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Costa Rica

Safety Pay
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Czech Republic
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Czech Republic
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How can I make purchases at PokerStars using Online Bank Transfer?

Online Bank Transfer is fully integrated via the PokerStars cashier screen. When you click on "Cashier" and then on "Deposit", you will see an option to use Online Bank Transfer.

Click on the Online Bank Transfer button and you will be presented with a deposit screen, where you can choose the currency and the amount of deposit. The equivalent US$ amount will be automatically displayed.

Click 'Submit' to open a browser window that will allow you to authorize a Online Bank Transfer from your bank account to your PokerStars account. You have 10 minutes to complete Online Bank Transfer authorization or your session will expire. Once you authorize the transfer, please return to Cashier and follow instructions to complete the deposit transaction.

Please note:

POLi - This service is only supported in Internet Explorer 6.0 and above. If you currently use Mozilla Firefox for your web browser will be only too happy to take you through the change to Internet Explorer. CommonwealthBank (CBA) customers: please note that your first deposit using POLi with your CBA account will take two business days to post to your PokerStars account. This is a security restriction put in place by CBA, and applies to your first deposit only. Subsequent deposits will be credited within normal processing times.

Giropay is not supported by all German banks and/or branches. Please visit the giropay website to see whether your financial institution accepts giropay transactions, or alternatively, contact your financial institution directly for further details.

Przelewy24 - Certain banks in the Przelewy24 network have limited opening times; if your bank is not available at the time you wish to make a deposit, then please use the ‘Pre-Payment’ option. If you have any difficulty completing your Przelewy24 deposit, please see the Przelewy24 Troubleshooting Guide.

What are the deposit limits for Online Bank Transfer?

Please visit the cashier for your current deposit limits.

How does the exchange rate conversion work?

PokerStars uses the prevailing mid-market rate provided by XE (plus a small fee if applicable) to convert your deposits to your PokerStars account currency. For additional information, please read our Real Money Transaction Processing and Currency Conversion Terms and Conditions.

What will it cost me to use Online Bank Transfer at PokerStars?

PokerStars does not charge a fee for using Online Bank Transfer, however your bank may charge a fee.

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