Has anybody else had a problem with trying to deposit funds using their laser card (Irish equiv of Maestro I think). I had no problem with any bookies before but now I can’t lodge to either Stan James or Ladbrokes since my card expired and I got a new one. Ladbrokes site says they cannot accept this type of card any more and their customer service can’t help (they suggest using a credit card which I don’t want to do). The card works fine with Paddy Power, Betfair, Bet365 so it’s not that.
David, I suspect that this will be a commerical decision based on the higher % payment the the issuser receives from the retailer from this type of card, for each transaction. In the UK Maestro and Solo are not accepted everywhere for this reason. If this is the case, unfortunately there’s nothing you can about it. Althought, seems strange that it started with the new card so I may be wrong.
Nothing to do with bookmakers but some time ago I could not make any payments using my PayPal account.
Going through the PayPal help file and FAQ produced some weird and wonderful answers and solutions, none of which worked. Emailing PayPal did not produce a workable answer.
It turned out that all that had happened was my card had expired and going to my account and putting in the new expiry date solved the problem. Why a message did not pop up saying my card had expired is beyond me.
I’m not saying this is your problem but might be worth checking.