Players using the Station Casinos sports betting app no longer need to go to a property to replenish their accounts.
Station now partners with PayNearMe to allow customers to deposit cash into their accounts at 350 locations in Nevada. That includes 217 7-Eleven stores throughout the state, as well as a number of other retail outlets.
The service went live last week for players using the STN Sports mobile app.
How it actually works
The process appears fairly streamlined for current users of the STN Sports app. Inside the app, players first select the option to deposit funds. They will be prompted to select what amount they will deposit from a pre-selected list, although they also can enter a custom amount.
The option to pay with cash at a 7-Eleven or another retail outlet will appear. Players then just need to go to the corner store and provide the top-up payment to refill their accounts.
PayNearMe is not new to the sports betting space
The cloud-based money movement platform first entered the sports betting world two years ago by partnering with William Hill. Users of the William Hill app can deposit money into their accounts by paying with cash at 7-Eleven and other retail stores.
Station approached PayNearMe to create a similar solution for its app. PayNearMe worked with industry leader Mionmi to integrate its payment system into the platform. Mionmi’s user interface also powers apps for Boyd, Caesars, Westgate, and Wynn.
PayNearMe also partners with WSOP.com to fund account for online poker players.
Starting up an account still requires a sports book visit
To open a sports betting account with Station, players still need to go to one of the company’s 19 locations. That includes branded Station Casinos properties, Wildfire Gaming, Fiesta, El Cortez Hotel and Casino, and Baldini’s. Players must be 21 years old and place their wagers from within Nevada, even if they are not state residents.
A new account must be funded with at least $50 and be paid with cash, approved chips or tokens, or an authorized prepaid card. The minimum wager through STN Sports is $2.
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