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Virtual Visa Gift Cards return

20 March 2007

The Virtual Visa Gift Card is back.



After spending a month in limbo, the Virtual Visa Gift Card, available through
www.giftscards.com
and
www.pokerdeposits.com
, makes its return, giving online gamblers another viable option for funding their player accounts.



Casino City first reported this option in January after hearing about the program via the "Grubby" blog at
www.pokerworks.com
. A test run proved the card would work at major online poker rooms like
www.ultimatebet.com
, www.fulltiltpoker.com and
www.PokerStars.com
.



But the option was pulled as quickly as the discovery was made. A spokesperson at
www.giftcards.com
told Casino City that the site was revamping their fraud protection systems, thus, the Virtual Visa was no longer an option.



That problem has been seemingly fixed. Casino City attempts to contact the giftcards.com have been unanswered.



Now gamblers can get their Virtual Visa numbers emailed to them in a matter or hours, a much easier payment solution than financial processors like
www.epassporte.com
, which can take up to two weeks.



Players wanting to purchase a virtual visa can do so by visiting
www.giftcards.com
and filling out several forms. For more information on this process, visit
this how-to article
.



The minimum purchase amount is $25, but most sites have a minimum credit card deposit of $40-$50. There is a $4 processing fee for each Virtual Visa Gift Card purchase and a series of nominal fees per transaction. Players should be aware of these fees when deciding how much money to load onto the virtual card.



This is not a withdrawal method. Players who use these cards will need to use a traditional withdrawal method that varies per site.



Players cannot reload their cards. A new purchase is necessary for each deposit.







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Virtual Visa Gift Cards return is republished from Online.CasinoCity.com.
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Ryan McLane

Ryan McLane was a poker reporter for Casino City. Although he has a strong background in reporting, the same can't be said for his poker skills. He has never won a major tournament nor is he a professional player. He applied for this job thinking it was a joke, only to find it out that it's true, people will pay you to write about poker. His favorite word is ridiculous.

After receiving his BA in History from Stonehill College in Easton, MA, he somehow ended up freelance reporting for a couple years before being deployed to Operation Iraqi Freedom III with the Massachusetts National Guard. He's back now and is a strong advocate of the phrase "God Bless America."

Currently, Ryan lives in Boston and occasionally makes international treks to cover tournament poker and news. Feature writing is his passion and there is no need to ask for his opinion, he'll probably offer it first - free of charge.
Ryan McLane
Ryan McLane was a poker reporter for Casino City. Although he has a strong background in reporting, the same can't be said for his poker skills. He has never won a major tournament nor is he a professional player. He applied for this job thinking it was a joke, only to find it out that it's true, people will pay you to write about poker. His favorite word is ridiculous.

After receiving his BA in History from Stonehill College in Easton, MA, he somehow ended up freelance reporting for a couple years before being deployed to Operation Iraqi Freedom III with the Massachusetts National Guard. He's back now and is a strong advocate of the phrase "God Bless America."

Currently, Ryan lives in Boston and occasionally makes international treks to cover tournament poker and news. Feature writing is his passion and there is no need to ask for his opinion, he'll probably offer it first - free of charge.