American Express is an American financial company headquartered in New York, which has achieved significant success in the market. Its financial solvency proves, for example, the fact that it is one of 30 companies included in the Dow Jones.
Among wide range of American Express’ services there is also issue of credit cards. This fact interests us the most, since there are now a large number of online casinos and betting shops online that use American Express credit cards as a form of payment. The advantages of using American Express credit cards at online casinos can be considered convenience, as well as the widespread use of this method of payment around the world.
Today, there are branches of the company in 130 countries, including the Russian Federation. The largest bank partners in Russia which are authorized to issue American Express credit cards are Sberbank, Russian Standard Bank and Uralsib Bank. Like any other modern world-class financial company American Express issues credit cards with different conditions of service. You can get the detailed list of American Express card types which are available for issue in Russia on the web-sites of the authorized banks. American Express card types differ in the amount of the credit limit and privileges which depend on the creditworthiness and income level of the card holder.
Also, for the convenience of Russian customers, the American Express website has a version in Russian.
Most online casinos accept American Express credit cards. And it does not matter if you play from your computer or cell phone, you can always use the American Express card.
The American Express card at online casinos is similar in payment principle to the use of similar cards from Visa and MasterCard, reviews of which have already been published on our website.
Usually to pay the deposit, the system asks you to enter the card number, the name of the cardholder, the expiration date of the card and its security number. During the next transaction all the information you provide is encrypted by electronic security system and transmitted by secure technology SSL, which excludes the possibility of transferring your data to unauthorized persons. Such financial transaction does not take long and will be considered by your bank as an ordinary purchase, which you will see in your bank statements after a while.
Certain (luxury) types of American Express bank cards are convenient because they allow you to make maximum bets at online casinos, while other credit card operators sometimes impose restrictions on large bets.
When withdrawing winnings to an American Express card, some virtual casinos may ask you to fill out paperwork with your personal information. Nevertheless, it does not take much time and is not a barrier to the use of American Express cards.
It should be noted that there are isolated cases when online casinos accept American Express credit cards for payment, but do not provide an opportunity to withdraw money to this card, so players have to find alternative ways to withdraw winning money. Therefore, the VegasMaster team recommends that you always carefully read the financial terms and conditions of online casinos before placing your bets.
Although today’s financial technology is very reliable, we’d like to remind you once again to only use trusted online casinos. Only choosing the right online casino is something that can fully protect you.