How do I top up my account on the website of a Russian bookmaker?
After registering on the bookmaker’s website and passing the identification of the identity, a new player becomes available the option of replenishing the account. In the site menu, it can be designated as “Deposit”, “Top up”, “Deposit”, “Top up”, etc. In the vast majority of cases, the corresponding option button is heavily highlighted in the upper right part of the screen, usually next to the player’s profile. The second option to replenish the account in the BC is through the personal account in the “Payment” field. There are almost no difficulties with replenishing the account for players: each step is traditionally accompanied by instructions on the website, following which you can make a deposit in a matter of seconds.
After going to the account replenishment page, the player is asked to choose a payment system.
Bookmakers try to offer the maximum possible number of payment methods convenient for the Russian player. The most popular are QIWI, “Yandex.Money”, WebMoney and bank cards. You can also top up your gaming account using mobile payment or cash in popular communication salons.
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- When choosing a payment system, you should be careful for two reasons.
First: not all of them are free, you will have to pay a commission for using some of them (the operator charges, not the bookmaker). Second: in many BCS, there is a rule that you can withdraw money from the account only in the way that at least once it was replenished.
To replenish the gaming account in the bookmaker’s office, it is worth using the payment system that will be convenient for the subsequent withdrawal of winnings.
The exception is payments via a mobile phone – the bookmaker will not return the winnings to the mobile phone, it is better to have another withdrawal method.
All payments are made only through MCC
All payments between a player and a legal bookmaker’s office in Russia pass through the MCPIS (the Center for Accounting for Transfers of interactive bets) – this is required by the current legislation of the Russian Federation. You can read more about the activities of TSUPIS in the material “TSUPIS: what is it and why”; if you explain it briefly, then this credit institution performs the function of an intermediary between the bookmaker and its clients, conducting all monetary transactions between the parties.
For the players, the presence of the MCPIS does not mean anything special or scary: the organization does not charge the player additional funds, and even more so does not accept and calculate bets. All she does is transfer money from the player to the bookmaker and back, while taking into account all the transferred funds.
Recall that in Russia there are two different Centers for accounting for transfers of interactive bets: one of them is called the First TSUPIS, the second is created on the basis of “Kiwi Bank”. Every online bookmaker legal for Russia is connected to one of them. Which one, it is usually indicated on the BC website, in some cases the player will find out about it when he first replenishes his gaming account (with which different bookmakers work with different bookmakers, you can also find out in a separate article). The replenishment procedures are approximately the same in both cases and differ little from the usual payment procedures via the Internet.
After the player chooses a payment system to top up the account, the player automatically goes to the MCC website (if the bookmaker works through the First MCC) or sees a form of the QIWI payment system in front of him (if the bookmaker works through the Qiwi Bank MCC). In both cases, all you need to do is just follow the instructions and hints shown. In most cases, to perform an operation on the site, you will need to enter the password sent in an SMS. After confirming the password, the money is transferred automatically.
Separately, let’s briefly talk about another tool available to those who play with bookmakers connected to the First MCC.
This organization offers its own wallet for betting enthusiasts: a player can replenish it, and then distribute these funds between their accounts in different bookmakers. You can top up the “TSUPIS Wallet” using your bank card (please note: the bank charges a commission for this operation), you can always check the balance of this wallet in your personal account on the website
The first TSUPIS. You can also use a mobile application to work with this wallet. To learn more about the tool, we recommend reading the materials of the Legalbet blogger: