The expert team at CasinoAdvisers has been checking out a range of payment providers in the past few weeks and this briefing takes a quick look at Boku, so you can think about whether to use their services for gambling. Boku is a unique payments provider for online services, like gaming. It works by using your unique mobile phone number as a method of payment which can be used by casino subscribers. What this means in effect, is that existing credits on your mobile phone account can be diverted and used as payments in online casinos. It’s really a simple solution for crediting cash to gaming accounts and all deposits made to suppliers will be listed on your mobile phone bill.
Boku is a US-based company which processes mobile payments for apps and online games. You don’t need to give suppliers any personal details or payment card information, as all payments are charged direct to mobile phone bills. It’s important that any casino or gaming establishment you use is linked up as a Boku supplier, though. And, of course, pay-as-you-go phone customers will be limited to using just the amount of credit that’s available on their phone at the time a service is requested.
Casinos that use Boku
A large number of online casinos have registered with Boku, these include:
- Awesome Spins
- Lucky Tap
- Slots Heaven
- Big Win Vegas
- Loot Casino
- Big Thunder Slots
If you plan to trial out the Boku payment option with your regular casino, you should check out whether it’s a recognised supplier at the time you make any deposit.