Sportsbook news results for the search term: betplatinum
BetPlatinum (SBR rating C-) slow-paying two players; advertising payout methods they do not offer. The sportsbook has owed one bettor $10,000 for over six months claiming they can only offer Money Gram which is not available in Poland where the player resides. The sportsbook advertises Western Union, Neteller, bank drafts and cashiers checks. BetPlatinum has recently outsourced its wagering operation to BetEagle (SBR rating C) but remains in charge of its own banking.
Does your sportsbook advertise a withdrawal method it will not use? Players are encouraged to share this information with SBR
12.09.2007 (08:44 PM CST)
BetPlatinum downgraded from C to C-
BetPlatinum (SBR rating C-) moved to BetEagle (SBR rating C) servers; expected to join operation as turnkey sportsbook. BetPlatinum has been unable to pay some international players for over four months and currently only offers MoneyGram as a payout option. The small sportsbook is the latest independent post-up operation to move to a larger service provider after being unable to maintain services in the new industry climate. Platinum Sports International began taking deposits in 2002.
05.08.2007 (11:23 PM CST)
BetPlatinum upgraded from C- to C
05.08.2007 SBR’s Sports Betting Rules Monitor: YouWager (SBR rating B)
and PayOffsPlus (SBR rating B-) add Rule 17
which prohibits users residing in Costa Rica.Wager7 (SBR rating B-) adds stipulation
for referral bonuses. Both accounts must be active at the same time for referrer to receive bonus.InstantActionSports (SBR rating C-) adds exceptions
to the rule which states that sporting events which are canceled and rescheduled will be "no-actioned."BetPlatinum (SBR rating C) reiterates
that "Any 1ST half 5 INNING WAGERS MUST GO FULL 5 INNING and listed pitchers must start"
02.07.2007 SBR’s Sports Betting Rules Monitor:
Sportsbooks react to rainout in Yankees vs. Orioles game on June 28th, 2007. For wagering purposes Baltimore was graded as a 6-4 winner despite the game being suspended in the top of the 8th due to weather with the Yankees leading 8-6. Many New York bettors requested clarification from clerks, prompting the sportsbooks to update and/or clarify wagering rules. Matchbook (SBR rating A-) updates baseball wagering rules
Matchbook adds text stating moneyline wagers on baseball games that are suspended will be graded based on the score of the last full inning, should play be halted in the top half of the inning with the home team trailing. BetOnline (SBR rating B+) clarifies baseball moneyline grading
BetOnline removes irrelevant text about the game being official for grading purposes after 8.5 (if home team is winning) or 9 innings, leaving text stating moneyline baseball bets are official after 5 complete innings or 4.5 innings if the home team is winning.
BetPlatinum (SBR rating C-) removes contradicting wording
to clarify that MLB games must go 4.5 (if home team is winning) or 5 innings to declare moneyline winner; removes text suggesting 9 innings of play is required for all grading.
SportsOffShore (SBR rating B)
, WorldWideWagering (SBR rating B)
, ClicknGamble (SBR rating D-) & JustforBettors (SBR rating D-)
each add clarification and/or examples for grading of suspended baseball games. Latest rule changes
Topcat (SBR ratign C) rules
as well as sister book, BetTrojan (SBR rating C) rules
add notation that Las Vegas policies apply for situations not covered within own rules pages.
Expekt (SBR rating B) adds "debit cards"
to list of transfer methods that may incur a deposit fee.
25.05.2007 (11:50 AM CST)
BetPlatinum upgraded from D+ to C-
BetPlatinum (SBR rating D+) player paid in full.
BetPlatinum (SBR rating D+) player reports slow-pay. The bettor tells SBR that after waiting three days for his Neteller payment, he was sent only $1500 of the $2500 requested. Platinum has a history of falling behind on withdrawals, but recently told SBR that theses issues have been addressed by its new management. Platinum is expected to update SBR on the status of the remaining funds tomorrow.
BetPlatinum payout complaints continue. The sportsbook was recently downgraded from C- to D+ after slow-paying clients while increasing bonus offers. Players should avoid Platinum and its 30 to 50% bonus promotions at this time.
"I saw the report posted on your website regarding the payout delays with BetPlatinum. Actually, I am having the same problem. I originally requested $2500 payout, but so far I have only received $2000. I know $500 might not be a lot. But I have been so frustrated about the way how they handle this matter. They kept telling me the money is going to be in my Neteller account next day. It has been almost one week (I started to request the payout since last Friday 2/17) and I still have not received the remaining $500."
23.02.2006 (12:16 PM CST)
BetPlatinum downgraded from C- to D+
BetPlatinum(SBR rating C-) players complain of payout delays. One user reports waiting three weeks. Management tells SBR they incurred large losses due to an unadvised 30% cash bonus offer promoted by the book’s marketing department; and admits their Neteller merchant account has been under-funded for over one week. SBR has confirmed that at least one player has been paid in full today. Platinum states that they can process payouts through methods other than Neteller. Those waiting for a withdrawals should contact SBR.
15.09.2005 (06:55 PM CST)
WorldSportsbookCasino SportsbookCasino - SBR initiates coverage at D-, BetPlatinum upgraded from D+ to C-
15.09.2005 (06:55 PM CST)
BetPlatinum SportsbookCasino - SBR initiates coverage at D-, BetPlatinum upgraded from D+ to C-
08.09.2005 (03:39 AM CST)
BetPlatinum upgraded from D to D+
BetPlatinum (SBR rating D+) agrees to resolve year long dispute by honoring $2,600 winning parlay. The book initially disputed the validity of the wager based on a phone conversation where the clerk purportedly told the player that his account was closed. The parlay bet was placed online the following day. SBR no longer has any pending claims against Platinum Sports.
06.08.2005 (11:43 PM CST)
BetPlatinum upgraded from D- to D
attempting to resolve final pending dispute that dates back one year. The issue involves a player who made a winning wager, only to see it voided the following day. Platinum claims the player was verbally informed that his account was closed but he was still somehow able to place a 3-team winning parlay. SBR expects Platinum to pay the player for his winning investment, or to provide a recorded phone conversation proving the house definitively told him his action was no longer welcome. Platinum’s new management has been willing to resolve all other payout complaints which has earned an upgrade and an exit from the SBR BLACK list. Further upgrade pending upon the outcome of this player issue.
BetPlatinum (SBR rating D-) settles multiple payout disputes. One player has received over $4,000 he has been owed since September of 2004. SBR to address the remaining complaints with Platinum followed by a reevaluation of the sportsbook.
Valid slow-pay complaints come from players with Bets4All (SBR rating D), Sports Interaction (SBR rating D) and Bet Casino Sports (SBR rating F). SBR is currently investigating multiple complaints from CyberSportsbook (SBR rating F+) players who claim their funds were wrongly confiscating for being involved in syndicate play. SBR continued to receive pleas for help from those being slow-paid by BetPlatinum (SBR rating D-), Oklahoma Sports Betting (SBR rating D-), and English Sports Betting (SBR rating F-).
Yesterday's BetPlatinum news wire prompts new player complaints. Player claims the book has owed him $6,500 for over two months and has canceled winning wagers.
27.09.2004 (04:13 PM CST)
BetPlatinum downgraded from D to D-
BetPlatinum (SBR rating D-) continues to slow-pay player and tells SBR "we have no explanation". Last week CS acknowledged the balance was past due and assured the player he would be paid. BetPlatinum downgraded from D to D-
BetPlatinum (SBR rating D) slow-paying player $3,132. Platinum also refuses to pay an additional $2,505 owed. They claim the player is a wiseguy who was told not to continue wagering before these additional funds were won.
07.05.2004 (04:28 PM CST)
BetPlatinum lowered from C+ to D