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How to make a deposit

Follow the step-by-step guide below to help you make a deposit on Smarkets:

  1.  Select the deposit icon on the right hand side of the site or click here to go directly to the deposit page. 

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  2.  Once on the deposit screen select a payment method: Credit or Debit Card, Neteller, Skrill, Trustly or Bank Transfer.

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  3.  Enter the requested information including your deposit value. (You will need to deposit an initial £20 to qualify for the bonus. More details here.)


  4. After entering your deposit you will be redirected to one of our secure payment providers to enter your details. Once the payment is processed you’ll be returned to Smarkets. 

How to deposit by bank transfer

Bank transfers should be completed through your online banking using the details and references provided on the Bank Transfer tab. You can also request for this information to be emailed to your account.

How to deposit with a new card

To deposit with a new card simply start the process without selecting a previously saved card.

How to deposit using Trustly

To deposit using Trustly please follow the instructions here.

Limits and fees

Check the payment methods page for our fees, options and limits.

Adding a deposit limit

Many customers find it useful to set a deposit limit on their account. This can be completed on your settings page.

What to do if you can’t deposit

The option to deposit will not be available until you have verified your email using the link provided in the welcome email.

If you have verified your email but are still having problems depositing please read our “Why has my deposit not processed?” article and contact us if the problem is still not resolved.


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