QIWI is an electronic payment system that enables to run different kinds of payments, using various devices and information channels, both stationary and mobile ones. Brand QIWI was developed by Russian company "Obyedinennaya systema momentalnykh platezhey" (United System of Instant Payments), that presented QIWI in 2008. Currently QIWI is an international payment system and operates in 19 countries.
This e-wallet allows users to run different kinds of payments using mobile applications and QIWI terminals.
Unified QIWI system allows customers to use cash, cards and other non-cash payment methods for making purchases, paying bills, money transfers, as well as making deposits in online casinos.
Nowadays QIWI operates in Russia and CIS countries, as well as far abroad countries, including Georgia, Panama, Great Britain, Lithuania, Israel, Turkey, Latvia, Thailand, USA, and Japan.
Currency, used in QIWI system, is called QIWI RUB and is equivalent to Russian ruble.
Peculiarities of QIWI payment system
QIWI wallet was created in order to provide customers with seamless monetary operations. QIWI system is simple and user-friendly due to a great variety of use cases, as well as intuitively comprehensible interface. QIWI users substantially save their time, gaining freedom and more opportunities for monetary transactions.
Simplicity of the system and its wide range of possibilities make QIWI one of the most popular payment systems on the territory of CIS countries. It is there that QIWI is widely-spread; there are over 130 thousand QIWI terminals only on the territory of Russia.
The main benefits of this system are the following:
- Multi-functionality: one can pay for utility bills, purchases, make money transfers, deposit funds, etc.
- Comfort: account can be refilled in three ways: via terminal, mobile phone or bank card.
- Simplicity: there is no need for complicated authorization or passwords, your mobile phone number will be sufficient.
- Security: partnership with Visa, usage of fraud protection system.
Registration of QIWI wallet
Registration in QIWI system takes a few seconds and doesn’t represent any difficulties for users. When you are at the official website, you should enter your mobile phone number, which consequently will become a login for signing into the system. Further you will get SMS with a password, which can be changed afterwards. Each registered user gets a special code – account number consisting of 10 digits, which is displayed in the left top corner of the screen. This code serves as protection against e-wallet hacking, as far as it must be entered in order to confirm any action.
Online casinos with QIWI payment system
Many online casinos and poker rooms collaborate with QIWI payment system.
Acquisition of players from CIS countries has become a number one task for many casinos. That’s why more and more online gambling institutions add QIWI wallet to their list of payment systems, as far as it is the most popular payment method among players of this region.
Moreover, some casinos offer special bonuses for making deposits via QIWI system. Such special bonus can make up to 10-20% of deposited amount, or casino can set a fixed amount.
Payment and withdrawal operations via QIWI system in online casino are very convenient and simple – in the corresponding section of gambling website, in most cases called “Cashier”, user chooses QIWI payment method, states his mobile phone number or QIWI wallet number and the amount he wants to deposit.
Withdrawal procedure from QIWI wallet takes several days. Money can be transferred to virtual QIWI cards, bank cards using wire transfer or exchange offices. Depending on the way of withdrawal, fee can comprise from 1.5 to 2.5%.
Today lots of well-known casinos use QIWI payment method, which allows users to withdraw money instantly: StarGames, William Hill Casino, 888 Poker, EuroGrand Casino, NextCasino.