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This monthly report brings you information about offshore poker sites and their cashout speeds. Not only will it help you find the fastest paying poker sites, but most of these sites have other forms of gambling as well. As such, this data will also give you information on sportsbook payouts, casino payouts, racebook payouts, etc. Many online gaming providers today offer same-day payouts, which is quite an improvement from the situation just a couple of years ago.

Our report will be especially helpful to those in "grey markets" such as the United States, Australia, Czechia, and other countries. Players in these markets will often have a restricted menu of payment options due to processing hurdles and limitations. Still, the overwhelming majority of these sites provide games to players all over the world; thus, any real money online gamer should find this page useful.

All of our data is sourced from reports by online players who have kindly left a public record of the dates they requested their withdrawals and the dates on which the money was received by them. We've gathered these notes together and averaged them out to come up with our results.

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Public forum posts and comment submissions from actual players are indispensable when trying to gauge how well online gambling operators adhere to their stated guidelines for payment processing timeframes. If you would like to help us ensure the accuracy and thoroughness of our payment reports going forward, you may do so in two ways.

Firstly, you may leave a comment below detailing any cashout experiences you've recently had from any online poker, casino, or other gaming sites. If you would prefer to leave your payout data in a public forum for all to see, please check our source documentation at the end of this report for locations where that can easily be done. Whichever option you choose, please follow the suggested format providing all requested data.


Online Poker Payouts Overview

Data Through September 2018


  Last updated on October 5, 2018  

September saw no major slowdowns in payment processing speed among the top offshore poker, sportsbook, and casino providers. It appears that the industry is in a period of consolidation with regard to cashouts. No big improvements were made and no exciting news was announced; yet, no significant problems occurred either. Bitcoiners and altcoin fans saw the fastest delivery of their money although legacy payment options, like bank checks, were relatively rapid as well.

Click on a room logo below to jump directly to the report for that organization. Or just keep reading to view our list of sites from best to worst for the month of September 2018.

Ignition Poker Payouts    Winning Poker Network Payouts     Sportsbetting.ag/TigerGaming/BetOnline Chico Payouts

Intertops Poker Juicy Stakes Payouts    Grand Poker Network Payouts    Nitrogen Poker Payouts    SWC Poker Payouts


 

PaiWangLuo Network Payouts

Sites sharing this cashier include Ignition Casino, Bovada, and Bodog. As such, this chart covers payout speeds for the IgnitionCasino.eu, Bodog.eu, Bodog.com, and Bovada.lv websites.

PWL Network Payouts October 2018PWL Cashout Methods Chart

ProfRB.com REPORT SCORE: 9.5 (EVEN  from last month)
Key Stat: Bitcoin payment times within the 2-day processing guidelines.
Key Fact: Ignition and Bovada are still the #1 US-facing online poker sites in terms of player traffic.

After observing the almost unbelievable reduction in withdrawal processing speeds at the PWL Network in August, we braced ourselves for perhaps a slight retraction in September. However, our fears were unwarranted as this operator maintained its cashier excellence throughout the month. Same-day payouts are par for the course with some customers receiving their funds even quicker than this. One forumite even reported getting his bitcoins within eight minutes of request!

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Play Now cta Banner for Ignition Poker

Ignition, Bodog, and Bovada have always had reliable payment processing for their valued clients. You can sleep easy in the knowledge that any money you have at these rooms is completely safe.

Read our reviews of the PaiWangLuo Network organizations: Ignition Casino (USA + AUS) | Bovada (USA) | Bodog (CAN + LATAM)

Winning Poker Network Payouts

Sites sharing this cashier include Americas Cardroom, BlackChip Poker, True Poker, and Ya Poker.

WPN Payouts October 2018WPN Withdrawal Methods Chart

ProfRB.com REPORT SCORE  9.2 (EVEN from last month)
Key Stat: WPN withdrawals remain well under stated times for almost all processors.
Key Fact: Trails only Ignition in US-facing player traffic and is 9th worldwide.

The Winning Poker Network continues its record of transferring crypto cashouts to its users wallets well within the stated two-day timeframe. Indeed, an increasing number of patrons now enjoy same-day payouts although this is by no means guaranteed. We do hope that this network eventually brings back some form of debit card withdrawals, like it had in the past, but this is a very minor criticism.

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All of the network-owned skins on the WPN provide the same excellent cashier functions, so you'll be in good hands no matter which of them you play at.

Read our pages on the WPN sites: Americas Cardroom | BlackChip Poker | True Poker | Ya Poker (non-US)

 

 

Chico Poker Network Payouts

The sites housed on this network are Sportsbetting.ag, TigerGaming, and BetOnline.

CPN Payouts October 2018Chart of Chico Network Withdrawal Options

ProfRB.com REPORT SCORE: 9.2 (EVEN from last month)
Key Stat: BetOnline’s ~24 hour Bitcoin turnaround shows strength of withdrawal abilities.
Key Fact: Firmly seated in 3rd in terms of player traffic for US friendly poker sites.

Player reported data on the Chico Poker Network during the month of September was pretty light. Still, there were few, if any, complaints, which leaves us feeling justified in keeping the CPN as our third-ranked USA.- and ROtW-friendly offshore real money gaming site.

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The three Chico brands, Sportsbetting.ag, TigerGaming, and BetOnline, serve residents of the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and many other countries.

Read our poker room reviews for the Chico Network: Sportsbetting.ag | TigerGaming (non-US) | BetOnline

 


Horizon Poker Network Payouts

Sites sharing this cashier include Intertops and Juicy Stakes.

Horizon Network Payout Times October 2018Horizon Network Withdrawals Chart

ProfRB.com REPORT SCORE: 8.8 (+0.1 from last month)
Key Stat: Intertops provides extra value in the form of rakeback, money-added tournaments, and casino promos.
Key Fact: Intertops has been a trusted name in gaming for over 30 years.

Intertops is just about holding steady with its three-day Bitcoin payments, and while we wish it would cut down on this interval of time, we can't really fault the company too harshly for this as it's still reasonable compared to what people could have expected several years ago. Furthermore, we've received word that a Horizon Network player got a check payment within five days, demonstrating that this organization isn't letting old-school payout channels languish even as it ramps up support for innovative tech, like Bitcoin and a couple of altcoins.

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Intertops has done right by its users for more than three decades, and it now lends its stellar reputation to the Horizon Network as a whole.

Read our reviews of the Horizon Poker sites: Intertops | Juicy Stakes


Grand Poker Network Payouts

Sites sharing this cashier include 5Dimes, Grand Poker, Island Casino, and Sportbet.

Grand Network Payments October 2018GPN Available Payout Methods

ProfRB.com REPORT SCORE: 8.0 (EVEN from last month)
Key Stat: Opened for business in November of 2014.
Key Fact: Grand Poker is owned by the 5Dimes Group.

The Grand Poker Network is anchored by the ultra-stable 5Dimes Group, and so we have no qualms about recommending it to our readers notwithstanding the fact that payout speed info is sometimes hard to come by. This is one of the premier online sportsbook firms in the world, and its other gaming divisions benefit from its stellar reputation as well.

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You can enjoy poker, sports betting, casino games, and lottery gambling with the honorable operators on the Grand Poker Network.

Read our Grand Poker Network review for more details.

 

Nitrogen Sports Payouts

Nitrogen Sports is a standalone site that includes poker, sports-betting, and casino games.

Nitrogen Sports Cashout Times October 2018Table of Withdrawal Methods at Nitrogen

ProfRB.com REPORT SCORE: 7.8 (EVEN  from last month)
Key Stat: Bitcoin-only online poker site has very fast payouts.
Key Fact: Nitrogen is one of the few sites to offer Bitcoin-only poker to all 50 US states.

Nitrogen is perhaps the most popular Bitcoin sports betting service, and it also hosts a poker room where all tables are denominated in fractions of this digital crypto-currency. It's rare for withdrawals to take even as long as 24 hours here.

Nitrogen Poker cta: Play Now

You can get free bets and mBTC credits applied to your account with the rewards program at the Nitrogen Sports poker room.

Browse through our Nitrogen Sports Poker review to learn more.

 

SwCPoker Payouts

SwCPoker is a completely independent Bitcoin poker site that doesn't share its cashier with any other party.

SwCPoker Payouts for October 2018 ReportSwCPoker Withdrawal Processors

ProfRB.com REPORT SCORE: 7.2 (EVEN from last month)
Key Stat: Offers one of the quickest turnarounds from payout request to receiving.
Key Fact: SWC Poker is one of the originators of using Bitcoin-only denominations in their games.

SwcPoker is the home of quick, no-fee Bitcoin same-day payouts. There have been rumors of a new software solution coming soon at SwC, and we are really curious to see what improvements it will contain, but there's no target launch date as yet.

SWC banner: play now

Although player volume is low, SwC is an excellent cardroom if you like “other” types of poker, like HORSE, Limit Omaha 8, Open Face Chinese, et cetera.

Take a look at our review of SwCPoker for further info.



AVOID THESE NETWORKS

 

Merge Gaming Network

Avoid the Merge Gaming Network

ProfRB.com REPORT SCORE: N/A
Key Stat: Player traffic has dropped to less than 100 players on average per week.
Key Fact: Carbon Poker offers no incentives and bans winning accounts on their poker site.

Carbon Poker is a site that used to be the king of USA online poker, but we now caution our readers to avoid it. It has an unenviable history of making questionable decisions that are detrimental to the player community, including booting winning players from its site, cutting back drastically on promotions, and even charging a fee on every additional withdrawal beyond one in a year.

That is correct, they only offer one free withdrawal per year and after that charge 5% of the amount of your withdrawal, even for crypto-currency withdrawals which cost less than a penny! For example, if you were to initiate a maximum withdrawal for $2,500 (yes, they have low withdrawal limits relative to other gambling sites), the site would charge fully $125 for the withdrawal and you would receive $2,375 only. A Bitcoin withdrawal like this would cost less than one dollar to process, even if ramping up the fees in order to garner the highest processing priority. We suppose that Merge Gaming Network just keeps the remaining $124 and change as profit from your winnings. We don't agree with that behavior and this is yet another reason that we do not recommend Carbon Gaming, Players Only, Sportsbook.com, or any of the companies operated by "Domain Holdings," formerly Jazette Enterprises.

For the moment, users are getting their money but with delays and annoying surcharges. Several users have indicated that they've been having trouble connecting to the Merge Gaming software recently, and those who were able to log on saw many suspended and canceled tournaments along with reduced tourney guarantee amounts. Moreover, forum posts indicate that Carbon has stopped accepting new signups, raising concerns about whether or not it will remain a going concern.

We strongly encourage you to play at any of the other online poker rooms listed above and keep away from the Merge Gaming Network. Seriously, play anywhere else other than Carbon Poker, PlayersOnly, Sportsbook.com, and Superbook.

Global Poker

Global Poker is a Needless Risk

ProfRB.com REPORT SCORE: 7.5 (+0.1 from last month)
Key Stat: Global Poker works with only one payout channel, WorldPay.
Key Fact: There's no deposit bonus offer at Global and a lack of other promos.

We gave Global Poker a slight increase in score for the last month, despite its general slide downward, largely due to the diligence and effectiveness of forum rep Kimber in assisting players on Twoplustwo in getting their overdue withdrawals paid. Yet, this is only a temporary stopgap measure, in our eyes, because players should not have to request the intervention of specific staff members to get the money that's legitimately theirs.

Ever since Global suddenly ceased working with Paypal and switched over to Worldpay as its payment processor in June 2018, withdrawal timeframes have lengthened considerably. While same-day and next-day payouts were once commonplace, it now takes upwards of a week for most users to get paid, and some have to wait even longer than this. The end of Paypal compatibility was likely not initiated by Global but rather by the ewallet company, which probably analyzed Global's sweepstakes poker setup and concluded that it was in violation of the PayPal terms of service because the poker site was pretty much offering real money gaming in all but name.

Apart from issues directly related to cashier expediency, Global hasn't exactly inspired confidence among the poker playing population. We have long had our doubts about the sustainability of Global's business model, which we go over in our Global Poker Review. In January, we covered an incident involving a player waiting more than six months to receive his $50,000 cashout. The way the firm handled the service interruptions related to the Rattlesnake Open series in May have also left us wary. For a year or more, Global was exposing users' personal documentation on the web for all to see, and this security vulnerability was only discovered in June.

The long-term viability of Global Poker is not really known for sure, so we recommend that you take a pass on Global Poker if you value the safety of your funds.


How do we source this data?

We rely on the input of hundreds of regular players like you! The public and auditable submissions of recreational and professional players left on forums and in our comments sections is how we compile the most accurate picture of the payouts situation for online poker fans in the United States, Canada, Australia, and many other parts of the world. If you'd like to tell us how quickly (or slowly) you received your recent cashout, then you can do so on any of these public forums:

Bodog/Bovada/Ignition Official Payout Thread on Twoplustwo
Unofficial Chico Network (Sportsbetting, Tiger, BetOnline) Thread on Twoplustwo
Official WPN (Americas Cardroom, BlackChip, etc.) Payout Thread on Twoplustwo
Official Intertops Poker Support + Promos Thread on Twoplustwo
Juicy Stakes ex-Official Thread on Twoplustwo
5Dimes and Grand Network Thread on Twoplustwo
SwC Poker Thread on Twoplustwo
Carbon Payout Thread on Twoplustwo
Reddit Online Poker Subreddit
Global Poker Withdrawals at Twoplustwo
Nitrogen Sports Poker Cashouts at Bitcointalk.org
SwCPoker Thread at Bitcointalk forums

 

When reporting on your withdrawal success (or lack thereof), please include the following information:

  • The site
  • The amount requested
  • The payment method you selected
  • The date requested (including time of day if possible)
  • The date you received the money (including time of day if possible)

An example would look something like this:

Bovada
$1,000
Bitcoin Cash
Req: April 15th, 2017 @ 10pm
Rec: April 16th, 2017, @ 11am

 

Or this real world report from 2+2 forums:

Example of slow Carbon Poker withdrawal

 

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Online Poker Payouts FAQ

 

What counts as a fast withdrawal?

For offshore markets, cashout speeds in the one- to two-week range used to be considered quite good. However, the advent of crypto-currency has meant that this can be cut down to two days or less in most cases. Some reputable internet gambling firms are even able to achieve same-day payouts. If you're wedded to traditional means of payment, though, then you won't benefit from these rapid timeframes and will instead have to wait probably a couple of weeks or even longer.

What do I need to do to get a payout from an online gambling site?

In most cases, you'll have to complete identity verification before a real money internet gaming site will send you a payment. This usually involves submitting a copy of a form of identification as well as a recent utility bill or other proof of address. The reason sites request this information is because they must adhere to Know Your Customer and anti-money laundering laws. Once your account is verified, you won't have to go through this hassle again because the company will retain your documents and therefore won't have to request them again.

What are the fees for online poker withdrawals?

Each internet poker room has its own fee schedule ranging from free cashouts to perhaps $50 or even more for some niche payment processors. All of the sites publicly publish their withdrawal fee charts, and we have also compiled this information above in our monthly report. Almost every legitimate operator gives you an option for fee-free payouts although they may be limited by frequency and payment channel. Note that withdrawals through certain bank-related methods (checks, bank wires, et cetera) may incur additional charges levied by financial institutions that are beyond the control of the gaming company.

Can I cash out whenever I want?

In most cases, you're free to request the payment of your funds at any time that you wish. However, there are some important caveats. You usually must complete identity verification, and in addition, there may be playthrough requirements depending on the size of your last deposit. The amount of this rollover varies from site to site, but it generally tends to be around 10% of the deposited amount. If you're a real poker player, it's highly likely that you'll satisfy these obligations simply through your normal play, and you'll have nothing to worry about. These rules are in place to prevent the sites from incurring significant expenses by processing payouts for users who frequently move their money around without playing much.

What can I do to speed up my cashout?

If you're keen on obtaining your money as rapidly as possible, perhaps from a same-day payout casino for U.S. players, then we advise you to complete any identity verification in advance of the time when you intend to submit your withdrawal. Furthermore, we believe that it's best to transact in crypto-currency so that you won't have to wait for the postal service to deliver your check or for the molasses-paced vagaries of bank wires.

How do I start using crypto-currency?

It can be a challenge to get involved in digital currencies because there is a fair amount of work to do to set up your wallet and exchange accounts. Fortunately, we've prepared guides for some of the most popular crypto coins in existence. Check them out here: Bitcoin Gambling Guide | Guide to Ethereum Gaming | Gamble Online With Bitcoin Cash


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