In October of 2010 one of the biggest ewallets available to online casino players, Moneybookers, decided to change its name. The new name they are using to promote their services is Skrill, which is commonly known as slang for money. However, the company has stated that in this case, Skrill stands for choice, flexibility, reliability, safety and responsibility and with the reputation preceding it, of course we cannot do anything else but believe them.
Skrill is making it possible to make electronic payments in a very safe and easy way, it does not require you to enter any personal details to process transactions, so all risk of fraud and identity theft is avoided. All they ask from you is that you sign up with your email address and create a password. A lot of online casinos accept Skrill, it is perhaps one of the biggest online banking providers out there.
Some of the main features of Skrill are that it offers over 100 online payment options in 41 different currencies, it is available in every corner of the world, currently there are 200 countries in the globe enjoying their services. Individual consuers and businesses are eligible to process payments with them, Skrill has over 15 million account holders around the world at the moment. Apart from online casino and poker rooms, they also provide services to prestigious companies such as eBay, Skype and Thomas Cook.
The company counts with official regulation by the Financial Services and Markets Act (FSA) 2000 as they are the ones in charge of regulating electronic banking. Skrill is authorized to issue money as a specialized electronic money issues and it is subject to a lot of guidelines and regulations. We highly recommend this payment option as it counts with a great reputation and is known for never disappointing its customers.