Pending Withdrawals and Manual Flushing

What is a reverse withdrawal?

Reverse withdrawal is the term applied by online casinos to the waiting period imposed between the time you make a withdrawal request and that request being processed. During this time you are able to reverse the request i.e. instead of completing the withdrawal, the sum goes back into your casino account so that you can continue playing with it. The reverse withdrawal also known as pending withdrawal is important as it adds to the time taken from requesting a withdrawal from your playing account to the funds hitting your bank account or e-wallet. The periods vary considerably from site to site.

See our list of online casinos and their ‘pending withdrawal’ times in the table below

# Casino Bonus Play
1 Leo Vegas 1-5 business days
2 888 Casino up to 3 business days
E-wallets: 24-48 hours
Credit/Debit Cards: 3-5 business days
Wire Transfer: 4-7 business days
3 Genesis Casino 24-72 hours
E-wallets: Instant
Credit Cards/Debit Cards: 1-3 business days
Bank Transfer: 3-5 business days
4 Royal Panda 1-5 business days
5 Wildz Casino Pending Time: 72 hours
E-wallets: Instant
Credit Cards/Bank Transfer: 1-3 business days
6 King Billy Casino E-wallets: Instant
Credit/Debit Cards: 1-3 business days
Bank Transfer: 3-10 business days
7 Vegasoo Casino Pending Time: 24-72 hours
E-wallets: Instant
Credit/Debit Cards: 1-3 business days
Bank Transfer: 3-5 business days
8 SIA Casino Pending Time: 48 hours
E-wallets: 2-5 business days
Credit Card: 1-2 business days
9 Casino Planet Pending Time: 24-72 hours
E-Wallets: Instant
Credit/Debit Cards: 1-3 business days
Bank Transfer: 3-5 business days
10 Spinnalot Casino Pending Time: 24 hours
11 Wheelz Casino Pending Time: 72 hours
E-wallets/Credit Cards: 1-3 business days
12 CasiGO 24-48 hours
Once approved it will be processed immediately but may take up to 3 business days to reach your account.
13 Frank Fred Casino 72 hours
E-wallets: 0-1 hour
Credit/Debit Cards: 24-72 hours
Bank Transfer: 3-7 business days
14 Dreamz Casino E-wallets: Up to 3 business days
15 Casino Lab Pending Time: 24-72 hours
E-wallets: Instant
Credit/Debit Cards: 1-3 business days
Bank Transfer: 3-5 business days
16 Caxino Casino Within 3 business days
E-wallets: Instant
Credit Cards/Bank Transfer: 1-3 business days
17 North Casino E-wallets: Instant
Bank Transfer: 3-10 business days
18 Kahuna Casino E-wallets: Instant
Credit/Debit Cards: 2-4 business days
Wire Transfer: 3-5 business days
19 Sloty Casino Pending Time: 24-72 hours
E-wallets: Instant
Credit Cards/Debit Cards: 1-3 business days
Bank Transfer: 3-5 business days
20 WestCasino E-wallets: Instant
Credit/Debit Cards: up to 3 business days
21 iLUCKI Casino KYC: Up to 24 hours
Bank Transfer: 3 business days
22 BitStarz Casino E-wallets/Bitcoin: Instant
Credit/Debit Cards: 1-3 business days
Bank Transfer: 3-10 business days
23 Vegas Hero Casino Pending Time: 24-72 hours
E-wallets: Instant
Credit Cards/Debit Cards: 1-3 business days
Bank Transfer: 3-5 business days
24 Spela Casino Pending Time: 24-72 hours
E-wallets: Instant
Credit Cards/Debit Cards: 1-3 business days
Bank Transfer: 3-5 business days
25 CasinoJoy 24-72 hours
E-wallets: Instant
Credit/Debit Cards: 1-3 business days
Bank Transfer: 3-5 business days
26 Dunder Casino 72 hours
Once approved it will be processed within 3 business days
27 CasinoCruise 24-72 hours
E-wallets: Instant
Credit Cards/Debit Cards: 1-3 business days
Bank Transfer: 3-5 business days
28 PlayFrank E-wallets: up to 2 business days
Credit/Debit Cards: up to 6 business days
Wire Transfer: 2-6 business days
29 Spinit 24-72 hours
E-wallets: Instant
Credit Cards/Debit Cards: 1-3 business days
Bank Transfer: 3-5 business days
30 Rizk Casino E-wallets: Instant
Credit/Debit Cards/Bank Transfer: 1-3 business days
31 Casilando 24-48 hours
After pending period, may take up to 3 business days to reach your account
32 Kassu Casino Pending Time: 24-72 hours
E-wallets: Instant
Credit Cards/Debit Cards: 1-3 business days
Bank Transfer: 3-5 business days
33 Casoo Casino All withdrawals are processed within 72 hours (up to €1000) and up to 7 businness days (more than €1000)
34 MonteCryptos Casino up to 48 hours
E-wallets/Bitcoin: Instant
Credit/Debit Cards: 1-5 business days
35 Pelaa Pending Time: 24-72 hours
E-wallets: Instant
Credit Cards/Debit Cards: 1-3 business days
Bank Transfer: 3-5 business days
36 Casino Gods E-wallets: Instant
Credit Cards/Debit Cards: 1-3 business days
Bank Transfer: 3-5 business days
37 Guts Casino up to 24 hours
E-wallets: 15 minutes- 24 hours
Credit/Debit Cards: 2-5 business days
Bank Transfer: 2-7 business days
38 Mr Green Casino Canada:
E-wallets: Up to 2 hours
Credit/Debit Cards/Bank Transfer: 1-5 business days
39 Casino Brango E-wallets/Bitcoin: Instant
40 iNetBet 24 hours
E-wallets: 24 hours
Check: 5-7 business days
41 ComeOn Casino 24 hours
E-wallets: Within 24 hours
Trustly: 0-2 business days
Credit/Debit Cards: 2-7 business days
42 Slots.lv 24-48 hours
Bitcoin: up to 24 hours
Credit/Debit Cards: 4-7 business days
Bank Wire: 5-10 business days
43 Golden Tiger Casino 48 hours
E-wallets: 24-72 hours
Credit/Debit Cards: 3 business days
Bank Transfer: 6-10 business days
44 Bodog Casino 24-48 hours
Bitcoin: Approximately 15 minutes
Check: 10-15 business days
Bank Transfer: 3-5 business days
45 Zodiac Casino 48 hours
E-wallets: 24-72 hours
Credit/Debit Cards: 3 business days
Bank Transfer: 6-10 business days
46 Kajot Casino 1-5 business days
47 Casumo 72 hours
E-wallets: Instant
Bank Transfer: Up to 5 business days
48 RocketPlay Casino Verification Time: 1-14 business days
Bank Transfer: 3 business days
49 Tsars Casino 7 business days after account approval
50 Yabby Casino Bitcoin/Litecoin: Instant
51 Black Lotus Casino 48 hours
E-wallets: Instant
Wire Transfer: up to 10 business days
Check: 15 business days
52 SlotsMillion KYC: 1-3 business days
53 Ozwin Casino Pending Time: 48 hours
Bitcoin: Instant
Bank Transfer: up to 15 business days
54 PowerPlay Pending Time: 0-4 hours
E-wallets: Instant
Bank Transfer: 2-5 business days
55 Casino Friday E-wallets: Instant
Credit/Debit Cards/Bank Transfer: 1-5 business days
56 Fastpay Casino Pending Time: 12 hours
E-wallets/Crypto: 0-2 Hours
Credit/Debit Cards/Bank Transfer: 1-3 business days
57 Casino Masters Pending Time: 24-72 hours
E-wallets: Instant
Credit/Debit Cards: 1-3 business days
Bank Transfer: 3-5 business days
58 FruityCasa 24-48 hours
Once approved it will be processed within 3 business days
59 Primaplay Casino Pending Time: 24-48 hours
E-Wallets: 24 hours
Wire Transfer: 5-7 business days
Check: up to 10 business days
60 PlayGrand Casino Pending Time: 24-48 hours
Processing Time: up to 3 business days
61 Playerz Casino Pending Time: 24-72 hours
E-wallets: Instant
Credit/Debit Cards: 1-3 business days
Bank Transfer: 3-5 business days
62 Roobet Not announced on their website
63 LSbet Processing Time: 24-72 hours
64 Karamba E-wallets: 2-4 business days
Credit/Debit Cards: up to 6 business days
Wire Transfer: 2-6 business days
65 MrMega Casino E-wallets: up to 2 business days
Credit/Debit Cards: Up to 6 business days
Bank Transfer: 2-6 business days
66 Juicy Vegas Casino 48 hours
67 21 Casino 24-48 hours
Processing time: Up to 3 business days
68 Kosmonaut Casino E-wallets: Instant
Bank Transfer: 3-10 business days
69 Casino Dome 24-72 hours
E-wallets: Instant
Credit/Debit Cards: 1-3 business days
Bank Transfer: 3-5 business days
70 777 Casino up to 3 business days
E-wallets: 24-48 hours
Credit/Debit Cards: 3-5 business days
Wire Transfer: 4-7 business days
71 Spinfinity Casino Pending Time: 48 hours
Bitcoin: 24-48 hours
Check/Wire Transfer: 3-5 business days
72 Spin Rio Casino E-wallets: 2-4 business days
Credit/Debit Cards: up to 6 business days
Wire Transfer: 2-6 business days
73 Jonny Jackpot 24-48 hours
Processing time: up to 3 business days
74 LyraCasino All withdrawal requests are processed within 24-72 hours after verification
75 iWild Casino Processing Time: Within 24 hours
76 MoiCasino Processing Time: 1-3 business days
77 CyberSpins 48 hours
78 Apollo Slots 48 hours
E-wallets: Instant
Bank Transfer: up to 72 hours
79 Westpoint Casino Pending Time: 24 hours
E-wallets: up to 12 hours
Bank Transfer: 2-3 business days (EU bank accounts)
Bank Transfer: up to 5 business days (Non-EU bank accounts)
80 Gate777 Casino 24-48 hours
Once approved it will be processed within 3 business days.
81 Wazamba 72 hours
82 CrazyFox Casino E-wallets: Instant
Credit/Debit Cards: 1-3 business days
Bank Transfer: 3-10 business days
83 VegasRush Casino 48-72 hours
Bitcoin: 4-7 business days
Bank Transfer/Check: 7-10 business days
84 Vegas Lounge Pending Time: 24-48 hours
Processing Time: up to 3 business days
85 Casoola Casino Within 24-72 hoursE-wallets: Instant
Credit Cards/Debit Cards: 1-3 business days
Bank Transfer: 3-5 business days
86 Betiton Casino E-wallets: 3 business days
Credit/Debit Cards: 4-6 business days
Bank Transfer: 6-8 business days
87 Oh My Spins Casino Pending Time: 3 business days
E-wallets: Instant
88 Native Gaming Pending Time: 24 hours
E-wallets: 72 hours
89 UberLucky Casino E-wallets: Instant
Credit Cards/Bank Transfer: up to 3 business days
Interac/Instadebit: up to 5 business days
90 Slot Planet 24-48 hours
Once approved it will be processed immediately but may take up to 3 working days to reach your account.
91 mr.play E-wallets: 2-4 business days
Credit/Debit Cards: up to 6 business days
Bank Transfer: 2-6 business days
92 Betsson Casino 24 hours
E-wallets:24 hours
Credit/Debit Cards/Bank Transfer: 2-5 business days
93 Captain Spins 24-48 hours
Once approved it will be processed immediately but may take up to 3 business days to reach your account
94 Vegas Casino Online Processing Time: 5-7 business days
95 Lucky Luke Casino Pending Time: 48 hours
E-Wallets: Instant
Credit/Debit Cards: 2-5 business days
96 SpinYoo Casino Pending Time: 1-2 business days
Processing time: up to 3 business days
97 William Hill Casino E-wallets: 24 hours
Credit/Debit Cards: 1-3 business days
Bank Transfer: 3-5 business days
Check: 5-10 business days
98 Nomini Casino 72 hours
99 Playouwin Casino E-wallets/Credit/Debit Cards: up to 48 hours
Bank Transfer: up to 4 business days
100 Jackpot Cash Casino All payments up to R100,000.00 are paid within 2 working days
Bank Transfer: up to 72 hours
101 SlotsHeaven Pending Time: 24-72 hours (depending on the player's status)
E-Wallets: 1-8 business days
Debit Cards: 6-8 business days
Bank Transfer: 3-4 business days
102 Betzest Casino Within 24 hours
E-wallets: 24 hours
Credit/Debit Cards/Bank Transfer: 2-5 business days
103 Betzest Casino Within 24 hours
E-wallets: 24 hours
Credit/Debit Cards/Bank Transfer: 2-5 business days
104 Casino.com up to 3 business days (Bronze, Silver and Gold)
105 Betway Casino 72 hours
E-wallets: 2-24 hours
Credit/Debit Cards /Bank Transfer: 1-3 business days
106 Blitz Casino Bank Transfer: 4-5 business days

If you do decide to reverse a withdrawal request the process is made very easy (deliberately so), and usually requires simply checking a box or clicking a button.

Why is there a reverse withdrawal period?

When you make a first withdrawal request, the reversal process allows the casino time to verify your identity. This is important for three reasons: the protection of players and to ensure they’re not the victims of identity theft, to reduce the risk of online gambling being used to launder money, and to ensure that underage players are not playing at a site.

Logic would dictate that after you have made an initial withdrawal and your identity has been successfully verified, there would be no need for reverse withdrawal periods to be imposed on subsequent withdrawals. Unfortunately, at the majority of sites this is not the case and you will need to continue to wait for withdrawal requests to be processed.

The reason for this, to put it bluntly, is that the casino is hoping you will change your mind. Naturally casinos wants you to continue playing and hope that by giving players this option they will reconsider their withdrawal requests and resume playing. Similarly, reducing the number of withdrawals it has to process reduces an online casino’s costs – both in terms of the time taken to complete withdrawals and in their own banking charges.

Advantages of Reverse Withdrawal Period

The fact that you can continue playing without the delay caused by first withdrawing funds, and then having to deposit them once more into your casino account is an advantage offered for the pending withdrawal process. This can also save you from paying the fees that are associated with some payment methods.

Disadvantages of using Reverse Withdrawals

The big disadvantage of course is that you have to wait to get a hold of your own money. This wait will be added to further depending on the payment method you use. If you’re withdrawing using credit card or bank wire transfer there can be an additional  3 -5 working days added on top of the pending withdrawal period before the money hits your  account.

This is why it’s generally advisable to use an e-wallet such as Skrill or Neteller to fund your casino account, as with these there is no additional delay – once the casino has processed your payment, funds are immediately available and accessible in your e-wallet account.

Can you reduce the pending time?

When you sign up at a new online casino, you should take the time to read the T&Cs to find out what their policy is regarding reverse withdrawal. Some sites have no pending period i.e., once you make a withdrawal request, the process begins immediately and you have no opportunity to change your mind and cancel the request.

All of the casinos we recommend also have loyalty and VIP programs, where once you attain higher levels of membership you benefit from faster withdrawal times with a reduced pending period.

Manual Flushing

There is also the option at some sites to request the removal of the reverse withdrawal facility directly with the casino. This process is known as manual flushing, and essentially means that the reverse withdrawal process is removed and any sum that you request to be withdrawn is not held by the casino as pending. This doesn’t mean that you get your funds straight away – the processing of the payment still needs to be made. Once you make a manual flushing request you no longer have available the option to reverse your withdrawal request.

You will need to make any manual flushing request directly to customer support, and it’s likely that you will meet with varying degrees of success (depending on the casino), but it is worth your while inquiring about this option in order to get access to your money faster.

A growing number of casinos and software providers are heading towards shorter reverse withdrawal times and offering player-friendly manual flushing.  Casinos now know that one of the most important considerations for players is being reputable and enabling players to get their money off the site ASAP. Still, there are some trends withing the casino industry even with ‘reputable’ sites. Generally speaking casino originating from Scandinavia running NetEnt (although not all of them) have zero or  very short pending withdrawals, whilst Microgaming and Playtech sites virtually all have 24hrs+ pending withdrawals.

 

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