Banking for crypto casinos, sportsbooks and lotteries

Custom casino ready with multi-currency options, enabling the movement of funds globally via SWIFT, SEPA and local payment rails, including emerging markets.

Adrenawin have direct access to the leading account providers of crypto and gaming businesses, contact us to arrange an application.


What is crypto friendly? Do they accept crypto?

A crypto friendly bank account enables the movement and acceptance of payments from cryptocurrency sources. For example selling Bitcoin and moving the funds to a bank account without fear of it being rejected, returned or delayed.

A crypto friendly account is essential for businesses who require the movement of funds between digital asset and fiat currencies, prevalent for Exchanges, traders and merchants who accept Bitcoin or similar.


It's not just how much you have, it's where and who it came from

Banks must be sure that every customer is compliant and legal, where KYC and AML are more important that ever with decentralised finance becoming increasingly popular.

Defi and crypto does not mean annonymous and Adrenawin have complete understanding of bank grade compliance, handling the processes for hundreds of gaming companies across Europe.

Crypto Banks

Suitable banking options for your business

Most importantly when it comes to banking, reputation matters. There is very little desire from anybody, or any business, to bank with a low rated bank. And you don’t need to. It is indeed possible to get a cryptocurrency friendly bank account, with a high rating around the world.

Offshore Banking

With many (but not all) European and USA banks staying clear of onboarding cryptocurrency casino companies, lot of people are looking further afield for a suitable bank. Ideally, you can find a bank that wants you as a client, cryptocurrency and all. Or, you may find they want you to have a presence in the banks country via opening an entity there.

Business crypto bank accounts

If you are a gaming corporation, it is advisable to talk directly to the bank – explain your project and business plus which type of funds you expect to go into the bank. If you intend to have most of your income from crypto sources, it’s advisable to gauge the banks risk profile of this. It always helps to have a direct contact, Adrenawin have these connections!

How long does it take to apply?

It is worth remembering bank management may care how much money you have, compliance departments may not. Crypto banking is still developing, although it is far more advanced then a few years ago. As such, compliance will need a lot of items and documents, sometimes originals, and will request far above a normal account opening.

Account opening times vary depending on the people and/or business. Generally account opening times run into months rather than weeks, however having Adrenawin handle the application can speed this up.

Cryptocurrency Deposits

We can ensure your account is set up to allow crypto deposits as frequently as you require.

Banks not allowing Bitcoin

It always helps to know who isn’t crypto-friendly, to save time and money. We know the industry of who prevents crypto banking

Accepting Crypto As Payment

If you are accepting cryptocurrency as a means of payment, we can set up an account to allow you continue to do this, hassle free.

Liquidating Crypto to Bank

If you are liquidating crypto assets to fiat, speak to us to set up a bank account that accepts these fiat funds.

Cryptocurrency Banking

Accounts for your specific crypto needs

At Adrenawin we ensure your crypto casino bank account is appropriate for your needs.

For example, if you need local payments, thats what we look to obtain for you, not just a generic bank account.


Do you need a truly cryptocurrency friendly bank account?

Adrenawin can introduce you to banks that can offer the full remit of crypto banking services. For example where you can receive liquidated cryptocurrency from an exchange in high volume, irrespective is the exchange is location in Estonia, Germany, Hong Kong or USA, for example.

One where you can send funds to OTC desks and back to exchanges. Plus all other cryptocurrency bank transactions.


For gaming affiliates who target crypto casinos, Adrenawin can provide a bank account to accept payments from multiple casinos, in multiple countries and in multiple currencies.


Some of our partners give the option to sell your crypto and receive fiat within 1 system. This helps reduce compliance and saves time. We can help arrange this solution for you.

SWIFT for Crypto

Get a SWIFT enabled account for your crypto casino or other igaming business.

Paying Agents

Banking for paying agents (or the licensed entity) for both fiat and crypto transactions.

Global Coverage

Wherever your crypto gaming firm is based, we can help ensure your have a bank account.

iGaming Crypto

Whether a game provider, marketing firm, tech firm or more, Adrenawin has the banking options for you.

Crypto Bank FAQ's

Find the help you need from the team who understand.


Do gaming licenses have to be renewed?

Yes. All licenses have to be renewed and reviewed. This is to ensure you're still operating under the rules of your license and you will be required to prove this with your renewal application. We can handle renewals for you and maintain compliance through regular bookkeeping as your accounting firm.

What will stop us from getting a gambling license?

There are many factors that will affect this process, the first of which will be a criminal conviction. If you have one, you won't get a license. Then things such as general compliance, who are you, who are the directors, where are you based, how will you check players and handle payments, will you do KYC/AML checks, where has the money come from to start the casino, how will the game be financed etc Speak with us to determine your eligibility for certain licenses.

How long does it take to get a gaming license?

It really depends on how prepared you are for compliance and what license you require. It can take anywhere from 2 weeks to 3 months to get sorted, or longer if your business is not yet ready for the license to be issued.

What is a gaming license?

Well simply put, you cannot facilitate the act of gambling without a suitable license, be that in a physical casino or an online egaming platform. It is illegal around the world to do so, while each licence only allows the operation of such business in certainly locations and to certain nationals. Speak with a specialist consultant or lawyer before starting any gambling business.

How much is a gaming license?

Gaming licenses vary greatly, as do the costs. Prices start from £15,000 for the easiest and least intrusive to secure licenses, up to £100,000 per year for some of the more complex jurisdictions and licenses. it will really depend on where you need to license and what type of egaming license you require.

How do you get a gaming license?

Securing a gaming license is not a simple process and should be carried out be specialists in the industry. You will need to provide significant documentation to prove your compliance and suitability for the license, no matter where that license may be from.

What games can be licensed from Curacao?

There are no restrictions on the types of games that can be licensed, making Curacao attractive for a whole host of different games such as bingo, lotto, poker, crash, slots, competitions, sportsbooks and betting.

Can I complain to a Curacao casino?

Being licensed out of Curacao does not come with the same level of restriction of requirement as other jurisdictions. The cost is lower and the process simpler and unfortunately this often means that customer services is at the bottom of the list for those running the site. You can complain of course and depending on the platform and their desire to keep you as a customer, you may get the support you need.

Do Bitcoin gambling sites need a licence?

Online gaming sites accepting Bitcoin are required to obtain a licence before operating, in the same way a 'normal' gambling site would. However, the process of obtaining a licence for a cryptocurrency gambling site is considerably harder - licencing authority options are extremely limited. If you wish to open an online casino accepting cryptocurrencies, leading online gaming experts Adrenawin can obtain a crypto gaming licence for you.

Where should I incorporate my online casino?

There are a few countries where you can incorporate an online casino, along with a suitable licence for your activities. The countries are, on the most part, UK (plus Isle of Man and The Channel Islands), Gibraltar, Malta, Curacao and Antigua & Barbuda. Remember, the licencing country will have a set list of requirements including countries you must geo-block for your gambling activities. Online gaming experts Adrenawin will be able to explain the difference between all the different options.

How much is an online gaming licence?

Online egaming licenses, also know as remote gambling or betting licences vary in cost depending on the issuing jurisdiction. The cost will further vary depending on whether the gambling authority requires you to have a company in the jurisdiction (increasing costs) and which countries are white-listed. As such, an online gaming licence cost can range from tens of thousands of US Dollars upwards.

Where can I get a Payment Service Provider for my Online Gambling site?

Accepting debit or credit cards online via a PSP for any gaming, egaming, remote gambling, casino or betting site will be challenging. However, it is possible and you can apply for a Payed payement gateway via Harvex here.The most important factor is you are likely to have far more success when applying for a PSP via an existing contact of the Payment Service Providers, who the PSP's know and trust. The payment provider will want to ensure chargebacks and fraud are minimal, and this is helped by robust company processes, the correct license and ongoing compliance. Companies such as Harvex have strong relationships with Gaming/Gambling PSP's, which can help support your application, both on a success rate and also on timescales.

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