eCard is an online payment method that is available to users in Poland. Users can either make bank transfers for using their over-the-counter payment services. eCard uses a variety of payment methods including PayPal, Visa, American Express, and Mastercard. eCard also has connections to many of the largest banks in Poland so those can be used as a funding method as well. Users can also use eCard’s call center, mobile phone payments, services by PaybyLink, and through Premium SMS. It isn’t offered through many online casinos right now, but its presence is growing.
eCard has been in operation since 2000, making it one of the older and more well-known online payment methods. Its headquarters is in Warsaw, Poland. Its registered office is in Gdansk. It was developed by BRE Bank, SA, WBK SA, and Computer land SA. It currently serves roughly 3000 companies. It began trading on the Warsaw Stock Exchange in 2006.
eCard has a unique security method that has at least two levels of encryption. The payment method is encrypted, and then eh eCard is encrypted separately, making the entire transaction extremely secure. All private information is encrypted so that it cannot be read by unauthorized people. eCard also provides a top-notch customer service team that can help with any issue that may arise while funding or using the card.
How to deposit with eCard
To deposit into an online casino using eCard, simply go the cashier on the online casino’s website. Look for eCard as a payment option. The website will direct the user to their online bank account, where they will need to log in to their bank account. Then, then the site will provide a money transfer form. The user enters the amount that they wish to transfer and then confirms the transaction. Once this is finished, the user is directed back to their online casino account. The funds should be available instantly. The user must have a bank account at one of the eCard’s supported banks to be able to use the bank transfer feature. Examples of supported banks include Nordea, MultiBank, Bank BPH, Bank Pekao, Toyota Bank, Euro Bank, and ING Bank Slaski.
Users can also use their credit or debit card through eCard, thereby avoiding giving out that information to the online casino. eCard has a minimum deposit amount of 10 Euros. There are no fees for using the deposit services. eCard also offers a withdrawal service. The minimum amount to be withdrawn is 20 Euros, and the service generally takes around 2 to 4 business days.
Using eCard is very secure because the user’s online banking system does most of the work. It even maintains the player’s anonymity. eCard uses 256 bit SSL protocol to be sure that their transactions are secure.
Advantages of eCard
This service is fast, secure, and free. There few other online payment options that offer a similar combination of benefits. The bank transfer feature is instant, and eCard’s security is well known for being outstanding. eCard does not charge any transaction fees, which is very unusual for online payment methods. The deposit process is easy to use, and they offer a customer service department that can help should anything go wrong with transactions. It also offers a withdrawal method, and services most of the prominent banks in Poland. This service is also available to use for other online merchants as well, not just online games and casinos.
Disadvantages of eCard
The greatest disadvantage to this system is that it is only offered in Poland, and does not cover every bank in Poland. Users must use one of the supported banks in Poland to be able to use this service. eCard requires that the user have a bank account or credit or debit card to use its services. But not everyone would like to connect their bank account to their gambling account. Short of getting another bank account, there is no way to keep bank accounts and gambling accounts separate. Users may also not be able to obtain a credit card or debit card or simply do not want to use this payment method.