Depositing on DraftKings - Overview (US)

Important Information

  • DraftKings doesn’t permit the use of any business accounts for deposit into your DraftKings account or wallet.
  • DraftKings encourages you to play responsibly and allows you to set daily, weekly or monthly limits on the amount you deposit into your account.
  • Deposits must be made with a payment method from a personal account that is registered in your name.
  • Deposits made using a certain payment method may not be available for use on another product.
  • Payment processors have the discretion to approve or deny deposits on DraftKings.
  • The deposit methods available to you will depend on your location and the product you're depositing for. You'll only be presented with deposit methods available for that product and location at the time of deposit.
  • Players cannot use business banking accounts to deposit on DraftKings.
  • Players with personal bank accounts/cards linked to CMA and Brokerage accounts are accepted as valid payment methods on DraftKings

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Accepted deposit methods

Deposit methods vary by jurisdiction and product and not every payment method listed below will be available in all jurisdictions and for all DraftKings products. In jurisdictions where allowed, DraftKings accepts the following payment methods:

Apple Pay

Available for DraftKings Sportsbook, Casino, Fantasy Sports, and MarketPlace.

Apple Pay is a mobile payment and digital wallet service provided by Apple. It allows players to make payments using their Apple devices such as iPhone, iPad, or Apple Watch.

Players would need to select Apple Pay from the deposit screen and enter their details.

  • DraftKings doesn’t permit the use of business accounts.
  • Apple Pay is not permitted in all jurisdictions.
  • Players must set up Apple Pay on their device and have a card added to their wallet.
    • IOS devices must be on IOS Software 16.0 or greater to use Apple Pay.
  • To deposit with Apple Pay on a laptop, desktop, or mobile web, players must use Safari as the browser.
  • Learn more about depositing with Apple Pay.

Bank Wire Transfer

Available for DraftKings Sportsbook, Casino, Fantasy Sports, and MarketPlace.

Bank Wire refers to a traditional method of transferring funds electronically from one bank account to another.

Players would need to select Wire Transfer on the deposit screen and note the DraftKings banking details they’ll need for their transfer.

  • DraftKings doesn’t permit the use of business accounts.
  • Bank Wire Transfers are not permitted in all jurisdictions.
  • Wire transfers have a minimum deposit of ONE HUNDRED U.S. DOLLARS ($100).

Cash at Cage

Available for DraftKings Sportsbook and Casino.

Cash at Cage refers to a payment option where players can make cash payments in person at participating cage locations.

  • To deposit at a participating cage location please ensure you bring a valid government-issued photo ID.
  • Cash at Cage is not permitted in all jurisdictions.
  • Participating cage locations:
    • TPC Scottsdale, Scottsdale, Arizona
    • Bally's Black Hawk, Black Hawk, Colorado
    • Resorts Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey
    • The Brook, Seabrook, New Hampshire
    • Filotimo Casino, Dover, New Hampshire
    • Filotimo Casino, Manchester, New Hampshire
    • Gate City Casino, Nashua, New Hampshire
    • Wild Rose Casino & Resort, West Des Moines, Iowa
      • Wild Rose Clinton
      • Wild Rose Jefferson
      • Wild Rose Emmetsburg

Cash at Retail Stores

Available for DraftKings Sportsbook and Casino.

Cash at Retail refers to a payment option where players can make cash payments for purchases at retail stores or specific locations.

To deposit at a retail location, players would need to select Cash on the deposit screen. 

  • Cash at Retail Stores is not permitted in all jurisdictions.
  • This will create a one-time barcode for use at any participating retail locations. Here are the top ten (10) most popular locations:

    • Family Dollar
    • Dollar General
    • CVS Pharmacy
    • Walgreens
    • 7 Eleven
    • Speedway SSA
    • Sheetz Incorp
    • Royal Farms

Players can also locate the retail location nearest to them by following the steps below:

  1. Navigate to the DraftKings deposit page.
  2. Select the "Cash" option.
  3. Then tap or click the "Find Nearest Location" to view the closest participating retail locations.

Players can deposit up to FIVE HUNDRED U.S. DOLLARS ($500) in cash per day. Limit of TEN THOUSAND U.S. DOLLARS ($10,000) total cash deposits per month.

Credit Card

Available for DraftKings Sportsbook, Casino, Fantasy Sports, and MarketPlace.

Players would need to select Credit or Debit from the deposit screen and enter their card details.

  • DraftKings doesn’t permit the use of business accounts.
  • Credit Cards are not permitted in all jurisdictions.
  • Players can use Visa, Mastercard, and Discover credit cards to deposit to DraftKings Sportsbook and Casino.
  • American Express is also available for deposits to Fantasy Sports.
  • American Express is also available for deposits to Sportsbook and Casino in the following locations.
    • New Jersey

Debit Cards

Available for DraftKings Sportsbook, Casino, Fantasy Sports, and MarketPlace.

Players would need to select Credit or Debit from the deposit screen and enter their card details.

  • DraftKings doesn’t permit the use of business accounts.
  • Debit Cards are not permitted in all jurisdictions.
  • Players can use Visa or Mastercard debit cards to deposit to DraftKings products.

DraftKings Gift Card

Available for DraftKings Sportsbook, Casino, Fantasy Sports, and MarketPlace.

DraftKings Gift Cards are pre-purchased gift cards. Players would need to select the Gift Card option on the deposit screen and enter their gift card details. 

  • DraftKings Gift Cards may be purchased at select retail specialty stores. 
  • Please note that while DraftKings Gift Cards may be available for purchase and use in your state, they are subject to jurisdictional approval. 
  • Learn more about what states DraftKings Gift Cards are available in.
  • Learn more about depositing with gift cards.
  • DraftKings Gift Cards may not be used for certain products in certain jurisdictions.

Electronic Gift Card

Available for DraftKings Sportsbook and Casino.

Players would need to select Debit or Credit from the deposit screen and enter their electronic gift card details.

  • To use an electronic gift card, please first register the card with your name and address.
  • DraftKings reserves the right to refund deposits back to the original payment method.
  • We recommend you keep your gift card, in the event a refund is issued to this method.
  • Electronic Gift Cards are not permitted in all jurisdictions.
  • Learn more about depositing with gift cards.

Online Banking

Available for DraftKings Sportsbook and Casino.

Online banking payment service allows players to deposit funds into their accounts or withdraw funds from their accounts securely through online banking.

  • DraftKings doesn’t permit the use of business accounts.
  • Online Banking is not permitted in all jurisdictions.
  • To connect your bank for a streamlined deposit process use your bank's username and password.
  • Learn more about depositing with Online Banking.

PayPal

Available for DraftKings Sportsbook, Casino, Fantasy Sports, and MarketPlace.

Paypal is an online payment system that allows you to send and receive money.

Players would need to select PayPal on the deposit screen and enter their login details to connect their PayPal account to DraftKings.

  • DraftKings doesn’t permit the use of business accounts.
  • PayPal is not permitted in all jurisdictions.
  • Players can only use a verified PayPal account with an associated bank account in their name.
  • Players are not able to deposit via PayPal Credit or PayPal “Pay in 4.”
  • Learn more about depositing with Paypal.

Play+ Prepaid Card

Available for DraftKings Sportsbook and Casino.

Players would need to select Play+ Prepaid Card on the deposit screen, and enter their Play+ card details.

  • DraftKings doesn’t permit the use of business accounts.
  • Play+ is not permitted in all jurisdictions.
  • We recommend registering with Play+ Prepaid Card prior to making a deposit. However, players can enroll in Play+ directly on the deposit page upon their first deposit. 
  • Learn more about depositing with Play+ Prepaid Card.

Venmo

Available for DraftKings Sportsbook, Casino, Fantasy Sports, and MarketPlace.

Venmo is a popular payment service in the United States. It allows people to send and receive money from friends or contacts through a mobile app.

Players would need to select Venmo on the deposit screen and select the amount they want to deposit.

  • DraftKings doesn’t permit the use of business accounts.
  • Venmo is not permitted in all jurisdictions.
  • Learn more about depositing with Venmo.

VIP Preferred

Available for DraftKings Sportsbook and Casino.

VIP Preferred is a payment method that provides electronic check (e-check) services. It allows players to make payments using their checking accounts electronically.

Players would need to select VIP preferred e-check on the deposit screen to enter their bank account and ID verification details.

  • DraftKings doesn’t permit the use of business accounts.
  • VIP Preferred is not permitted in all jurisdictions.
  • Learn more about depositing with VIP Preferred.

Additional Features

Embedded Deposit

  • Paypal, Venmo, Apple Pay, and cards are available as stored payment methods in embedded deposit. Players who have used and stored these methods will be presented with the option to use this feature.
  • Currently available on the Sportsbook, Casino, and Reignmakers across all platforms.

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