August 2021

An introduction to Visa by White Hat Gaming Casinos

White Hat Gaming Casino Sites Accepting Visa

Pretty much every online casino will accept a form of Visa. This could be Visa Debit or Credit Card if outside the UK. Below is a selection of casinos accepting deposits via your Visa card that are part of the White Hat Gaming network.

List of Visa online sites

  • Casimba
  • Temple Nile
  • Dream Jackpot
  • Spinland
  • Jackpot Village
  • Spin Rider
  • SpinStation
  • The Grand Ivy Casino
  • Miami Dice
  • Dream Vegas

Summing up Visa by White Hat Gaming Casinos

Visa Inc is an international financial services company, based in California in the United States. Launched by Bank of America in 1958, it enables money transfers and transactions to be made just about everywhere on the planet. It is best known for its Visa debit and credit card brand. It has one main rival, MasterCard, and these two brands together have a virtual monopoly on card transactions throughout the world.

Visa – History in the United Kingdom

The history of Visa in the United Kingdom really begins as long ago as the 1960s, although over this side of the pond, it was known as Barclaycard. Originally, it was purely used as a charge card, but the service was later extended. This meant that in 1967, it became the United Kingdom’s very first proper credit card, as we now understand them. Previously, only charge cards were available in the UK, such as Diners Club and American Express.

The Visa credit card was followed a few years later by perennial rivals MasterCard, although this too was launched under an alternative brand, called Access. The Visa network was further expanded in 1976, when many other banks began to issue their own cards under the same umbrella, partly to compete with its newer competitor.

The Visa brand has been a mainstay of the international banking system ever since, and remains probably the most well-known and widely used plastic card brand to this day. Its rival MasterCard continues to fight for top spot, and joins other renowned brand battles such as that between Apple and Microsoft and Coca-Cola and PepsiCo in a seemingly never ending battle for supremacy.

Visa Inc, the current owners of the Visa brand, remain one of the biggest financial brands in the world. In 2018, the last year for which full figures are available at the time of writing, the company declared earnings of over $10 billion. These were based on total revenues of around $21 billion, which is not a bad profit margin. Then again with interest rates charged on credit currently running more than 15% above the typical rate of inflation and typical bank lending rates running at 0.5% or less, this is not particularly surprising.

Visa Inc was valued at around $280 billion the same year, with its share price valued at the time of writing at close to $200.

Visa and UK Registered Casinos

Recent years have seen a considerable tightening of regulations regarding the use of credit cards to make payments on United Kingdom registered online casinos. The UK government’s official gambling regulator the Gambling Commission (UKGC) has severely restricted the use of credit to fund gambling, and this applies to online gaming too. In fact, only Visa credit cards can be used by Non-UK based players. All forms of credit cards are now banned for UK players.

At the time of writing, only Visa debit cards can be used for this purpose and it is extremely unlikely that this situation will change in the foreseeable future. However, Visa debit cards continue to be accepted at all online casinos licenced for the UK market. This of course includes White Hat Gaming casinos, where Visa debit cards remain one of the most popular ways of paying for your play online.

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  • Casimba

    Feel like King of the Jungle when you land on Casimba's casino for the first time. With swish graphics, great offers, and plenty of slots to keep you entertained, Casimba will be popular with slot and casino lovers alike.

  • Temple Nile

    Temple Nile started in 2018 as an opulent, sophisticated, Egyptian themed online casino that is owned and branded by White Hat Gaming Limited. The site provides a huge range of well-known slots, table games and live dealer games, which are available on desktop and mobile platforms so you can play everything on offer on the...

  • Jackpot Village

    Black and gold nightlife glamour is the theme of Jackpot Village, a sparkling casino site from White Hat Gaming. Slot and casino games are the order of the day here, including jackpots slots and live casino tables for even more excitement. Customer support are always on hand to assist with any questions, and the promotions...

  • Spinland

    Spinland from White Hat Gaming is a light and breezy online casino site which offers a huge selection of exciting games. Slot games, jackpot games, casino, and live casino are all available on the site, alongside some fun promotions of course.

  • Miami Dice

    Miami Dice is a White Hat Gaming site offering laid-back slot and casino coolness. The Florida beach style of the site is pleasant, and the games selection is fantastic. There are promotions from time to time too, so players should look out for these. There could be any number of exciting offers available!

  • The Grand Ivy Casino

    White Hat Gaming's site The Grand Ivy Casino has been around since 2007, but this site is far from an old dog. The site has been repeatedly revamped with brand new tech and glossy new graphics, leaving a site with luxurious atmosphere and tonnes of great games.