Sportsbook news results for the search term: legends
The credit to accounts will apparently come with a 10 time play-through requirement, requiring substantially more wagering activity than the initial 2x reported yesterday. This will likely negatively affect basketball bettors, who normally wouldn't hold a balance beyond the NBA season. It is thought that Legends was intent on taking the best opportunity for players that emerged in the same week they were forced to close their doors. It is unknown why the initial arrangement was canceled. SBR will continue to follow the situation. SBR will also provide daily updates and feedback from players now obligated to Wagerweb (SBR rating C-) once those former Legends players are using Wagerweb.com.
Legends Sports (SBR rating A+) gaming license has been revoked in Panama. As a result, Legends has ceased accepting wagers and is in the process of implementing their contingency plan having player funds assumed by an A rated sportsbook. Players will be contacted within 48 hours with new account information. A minimal 2X play-through will be required prior to any cashout. This balance takeover is for players that held deposited funds with Legends; not users that had private arrangements.
The US Justice Department announced Wednesday that 34 individuals and 23 businesses associated with Legends Sports have been indicted. Charges include racketeering, conspiring to commit money laundering, money laundering, and operating an illegal gambling business. The 95-page indictment seeks a default judgment of at least $1 billion.
The Legends (SBR rating A+) website will be unavailable from 1AM to 6AM ET. Legends management tells SBR that routine server maintenance must be done during this time-frame. Legends apologizes for any inconvenience the website outage causes, and will be available to field player inquiries as normal afterwards.
Sportsbook Review analyst Natalie Rydstrom provides an SBR Industry News Update for July 31st, 2012. In today's sportsbook news video, the latest online sportsbook disputes from the SBR newswire are featured in video format. BetClic, BetAtHome, and BetLegends are subjects of today's video.
Legends (SBR rating A+) has rolled out a new loyalty program aimed at rewarding all customers. Players who may be infrequent or seasonal depositors are still afforded a chance to profit as are year-long clients. SBR spoke at length with management to discuss the new program and has embedded an explanatory chart in full article view.
Legends (SBR rating A+) will perform server maintenance from 2:00AM to 3:30AM ET. Management tells SBR that during this period the website will be unavailable. Legends apologizes for the temporary inconvenience and asks players with questions to contact them via Live Help, telephone, or email with any questions.
The LegendSportsbook (SBR rating D+) player who filed an SBR complaint that he was misled into believing the RDG Corp. brand was actually Legends (SBR rating A+) has been refunded. The player received his deposit back as well as an extra $55 for the fee incurred in sending the original deposit.
Legends (SBR rating A+) will be off-line from approximately 11PM to 3AM ET on July 10th. Management tells SBR that the server maintenance is being done on a night with less sports activity, given that the MLB slate is paused for the completion of the 2012 All Stars game. Legends phone support will be available as normal at 8AM ET after the maintenance.
A LegendSportsbook (SBR rating D+) player has filed an SBR complaint. The player was solicited via telephone by a sales agent of LegendSportsbook, however the player was led to believe he would be depositing with A+ rated Legends
. LegendSportsbook is actually a skin of RDG Corp. books, which power Bet33 and AmericasBookie among others.
SBR Natalie provides an in-depth review of the Legends (SBR rating A+) website. Players are taken through the layout, betting screens, as well as given information on Legends unique bonus promotions. Legends also offers players the state of the art Live Dealer casino games, as well as standard casino and racebook. Legends is headquartered in Panama.
Legends Sportsbook (SBR rating A+) tells SBR that recent downtime has been attributable to system upgrades aimed at improving their backend. Legends does not expect there to be noticeable maintenance again until July 10th, 2012. Players are always free to place wagers via telephone during system upgrades.
SBR analyst Natalie Rydström covers the latest in the online gambling news mailbox. Natalie discusses the recent Legends (SBR rating A+) domain change, the Sportsbook.com card-counting dispute, and other recent online sportsbook news items. | Read full iGaming news video transcript
Legends (SBR rating A+) will make the switch to BetLegends.eu tomorrow morning. Legends
is the latest sportsbook to change domain names on the heels of legal controversy and in some cases outright seizures of the ".com" domains. Many iGaming sportsbooks now sport a .Eu, .Ag, or .Cz domain. Legends management tells SBR that nothing will change in player accounts and that the switch is merely a business decision.
Legends Sportsbook (SBR rating A+) adds Live Dealer casino games. Legends Sportsbook has bolstered its lineup of casino offerings by giving players the opportunity to win at blackjack, baccarat and roulette via Live Dealer stream. Bettors can chat with other players at the table and watch a female dealer construct each hand with physical cards over the live, high-quality stream.
At the blackjack tables, bettors can wager a minimum of $10 at the lowest stake stable with a maximum of $500 at the high roller's table. Baccarat and roulette players can ante up for a minimum of $5 and maximum of $250 depending on table choice.
UPDATE: Players are now able to place wagers through the Legends website.
Legends (SBR rating A+) is undergoing a software upgrade. The Legends website will be taken down at approximately 10:00AM EDT while the upgrade takes place. Management tells SBR that they expect the entire process to take a few hours. Players will be unable to wager by phone during this time. The software upgrade will include new features like showing bettors the exact cents of their wagers without rounding.
SBRforum sends a big congratulations to the 2011 NCAA Brackets contest winners
. $5,000 in cash was awarded to the top 10 SBRforum bracket holders. SBRforum posters "Nismo" and "Shane" topped the leaderboard with a 1st place tie, at 165 points, posters "starfire", "Augustus", and SBR's own Bill Dozer rounded out the top five.
SBRforum has a slate of free baseball contests
running through April. For more information on how to play, visit SBRforum's Handicapping Contest
Delmarsportsbook.com is operated by a man named Robbie; owner of defunct sportsbook Apex Sports (SBR rating F)
. Robbie has created the likes of LegendSportsbook
to fool bettors into believing
they were accessing the actual Legends (SBR rating A+)
sportsbook. Robbie attempts to piggyback off brands with solid reputations to entice player deposits. Before it stopped taking post-up bets online, Delmar was known as a good high limit sportsbook.
There is one day left to register for the Free Bracket Contest
. The March Madness tournament gives away 100,000 points to the top 50 contestants. SBR Points can be used to redeem merchandise through the SBR Store
, including iPads, gift cards, apparel, electronics and more.
08.12.2009 LegendsSportsbook (SBR rating D-)
has allegedly returned the $500 deposit to the player who came across their site from his mobile phone believing it to be Legends (SBR rating A+)
. The player provided his gaming account to the sportsbook whose ownership is that of the F rated Apex Sports
, the clerk acted like the player already had an account and provided WU instructions. | View initial scam report
LegendsSportsbook (SBR rating D-)
has snagged another victim. A player googled Legends, intending to find Legends (SBR rating A+),
but instead came across the impersonating sportsbook LegendsSportsbook
, which is operated by Robbie, formerly of defunct Apex Sports (SBR rating F)
. The player provided his real Legends account and was given Western Union instructions. The player then sent $500 to the fake Legends before realizing his error. SBR expects the scam sportsbook to credit the player his $500.
Legends (SBR rating A+)
, which uses Legends.com as its primary website, has created http://backup.legends.com. Legends
has been facing a denial of service attack since Saturday. The attack
uses a large amount of the websites server and bandwidth resources in an attempt to keep real users from accessing the site. Legends' IT team has been working on new filters since Saturday. Players can also manage their account by phone at 1-800-246-9828.
ThePig.com will require all players to log in through the company's main brand, LegendZ Sports as of August 1st. ThePig is no longer accepting new players as of today. Legendz
management states that all bettors from ThePig.com will keep their reduced juice line set at LegendZ next month.
. Legend Racebook is yet another sportsbook skin from the Apex Sportsbook/Bet33 platform. This URL is meant to attract players looking for LegendZ (SBR rating A+) Racebook.
BetPhoenixSports.com is designed to con players into believing they are actually playing with B+ rated BetPhoenix
(BetPhoenix.com). The new cyber-squatting website uses the Phoenix
brand but operates on the Bet33
(SBR rating F) wagering platform. This is not the first time Robbie has tried to impersonate and capitalize on the reputation of other sportsbooks. Apex
owner, Robbie (AKA Zach), is operating legends
portsbook.com which has attracted bettors looking for the real Legendz (SBR rating A+)
22.11.2008 SBR Handicapping Contests in full swing
Monday Night Football Contest
Pick a team spread, predict the combined score, and predict total rushing yards to win $500 from Legendz Sports (SBR rating A+). | DetailsNBA On The Money Contest
Compete against other handicappers for $5,000 in monthly prizes. Build your score by correctly picking NBA money lines. | DetailsBeat The Prick Football Contest
Out-handicap The Prick in football for your share of $5,000 in weekly prizes and a chance at a $5,000 season-ending prize. | Details
01.07.2008 ThePig (SBR rating A)
down due to DNS updates. The website is expected to be back online by tonight. Pig
users can log in to sister site LegendzSports.com
. Legendz (SBR rating A+)
will allow users to see account history and place wagers as normal.
New player victim to sportsbook impersonator
Player: After hearing about how good Legendz was and that you gave it an A+ rating I decided to join. I went to LegendsSportsbook.com and sent 250 bucks! It wasnt until 2 week later when i tried to get there from SBROdds did i realize they were two different websites! I checked the rating guide and realised a scammer has my money.
Robbie, formerly of defunct Apex Sports (SBR rating F) is operating legendsportsbook.com which has attracted bettors looking for the real Legendz (SBR rating A+). SBR has warned players since 2006 of LasPalmasSportsbook.com after readers reported depositing in what they believed to be LasPalmas (SBR rating B-). Bettors should also beware of OceanSportsbook (SBR rating F) and AmericasBookie (SBR rating F). Both are part of this network of scam sites.
March Madness Interview with Legendz (SBR rating A+) and Las Palmas (SBR rating B-)
Handicapper and SBR writer, Peter Loshak sits down with Line managers at Legendz and Las Palmas to talk about the NCAA betting, opening lines, tourney trends, Vegas and the tourney's biggest bets.
and sister sportsbook ThePig
(SBR rating A) offices have doubled in size with the completion of the new building. SBR was given a tour of the building in July when if was still under construction
and viewed the finished product last week. Legendz plans to launch its own poker room later this month.
Sports-Gambling (SBR rating D-): adds rule #7 stating that "syndicate play" is prohibited. The generic rule was added to support recent theft of player funds at sister sportsbook SBG Global (SBR rating D-). SBG stole winnings from players who purchased picks from the same commercial sports handicapper.
Bet1128 (SBR rating C-) changes max payout: "The maximum amount paid out by the company for any one bet will be £97,500. €500,000.00."
Canbet (SBR rating A-) increases max payout: The maximum payout on any individual, multiple or combination bet, or, to any individual on any one day, is limited to US$200,000 US$400,000.
Legendz (SBR rating A+) adds rule #19 stating that free contest winnings are capped
22.08.2007 SBR Sportsbook Tours: View photos of Legendz Sports (SBR rating A+) here
The sportsbook is located in Panama City, Panama and is also home to ThePig (SBR rating A)
, a Legendz
family sportsbook. Legendz
management gave SBR a tour of its new facility while in its final building phase and recently provided new photos of the sportsbook after moving in to its new home. Players can view before and after photo sessions of one of the most impressive facilities in the industry.
10.04.2007 SBR expands list of Best Reduced Vig Sportsbooks to seven
Players can see which sports odds
come at a discounted price and the maximum wager amount accepted. New additions to the list include 5Dimes (SBR rating A)
, which recently began offering most odds on a -105
lineset, and ThePig (SBR rating A-)
, a bookmaker from LegendzSports
that offers 20% discounted juice on basketball
and football. View chart
28.10.2006 ThePig (SBR rating A-) odds now displayed on SBRodds.com.
The Pig is a reduced juice sportsbook, offering football odds
priced at -108, from the Legendz Sportsbook family.
24.09.2006 to be absorbed by Legendz (SBR rating A)
As of Monday, September 25th, the Dimeplayer
homepage will redirect to LegendzSports.com. Dimeplayer clients will maintain their current account number and password and will continue to receive a 10 cent baseball line
for the remainder of the MLB season.
purchased by Legendz (SBR rating A-)
The sportsbook, which was hosted by Legendz Sports, is now officially part of the company. Dimeplayer.com’s previous owner had planned to move the website under BetCascade (SBR rating A-) management but the transfer was put on hold due to software compatibility issues. Legendz CEO, Luke King, tells SBR that "Dimeplayer will be part of legendz for the long haul". Dimeplayer has already been moved to Legendz’s new software, BLR Technologies.
The SBR network of websites, including SportsbookReview.com, SBRforum.com and live odds program, SBRodds.com
will be off-line from Midnight CST Sunday July 9th until approximately 10:00 am CST Monday July 10th, for scheduled server maintenance. Players can view betting odds on SBROdds V1.0 during this downtime. The following sportsbooks have confirmed they will use the relatively inactive time surrounding the MLB all-star break to upgrade or perform maintenance. Pinnacle Sports (SBR rating A+). Maintenance to network from 7:00 pm CST Sunday July 9th until approximately 2:00 pm CST Monday July 10th. Wagering and customer service will not be available during this time. Canbet (SBR rating A-): Website will not be available on July 10 & 11 due to server relocation. Legendz Sports (SBR rating A-): Website scheduled to go off-line evening of July 10th in order to change software from IQL to BLR.
Industry scammer continues to trick players into joining sportsbooks. Robbie McPhail is operating LegendSportsbook.com which has attracted bettors looking for the real Legendz (SBR rating A-). SBR warned players in March of Mr. McPhail’s LasPalmasSportsbook.com after readers reported depositing in what they believed to be LasPalmas (SBR rating C). Bettors should also beware of OceanSportsbook (SBR rating F) and AmericasBookie (SBR rating F). Both are part of this network of scam sites and are spamming email lists offering large bonuses.
The change is scheduled for July 10, the MLB all-star weekend. Legendz will become the largest client of BLR Technologies
Players should not experience an interruption in service as both books reside on the same server and are using ASI software.
Dimeplayer (SBR rating B+) - The transfer of the site from Legendz to BetCascade has been delayed due to software compatibility issues.
now managed and hosted by BetCascade (SBR rating A-)
accounts and balances have been transferred from the Legendz Sports Group (SBR rating A-)
and are expected to be active on Cascade’s wagering platform tomorrow, when the server transfer is complete. Dimeplayer acknowledges the potential for technical difficulties due to the moving of account data from IQL to ASI wagering software. Players who experience technical problems should email firstname.lastname@example.org
The following is the combined SUPER TOP 10 according to;
The Sportsbook Review (SBR) Top 10 Recommended List
The EOG Top 10 Sportsbooks in the World
TheRX.com poster voted top Sportsbooks
1. Pinnacle (36)
2. CRIS (30)
3. Olympic ( 29)
4. Hollywood (20)
5. VIP Sports (18)
6. WSEX (17)
7. 5 Dimes (10)
8. BetJamaica ( 9)
9. Bet365 (9)
10. BetCascade ( 9)
Others receiving votes: BetWWTS(7), Skybook(7), Bodog(3), Mansion(2), Legendz(2)
25.08.2005 (03:30 PM CST)
DimePlayer Legendz Sports upgraded from B to B+, Dimeplayer upgraded from C+ to B
18.01.2005 (11:55 AM CST)
MyBookie Mansion raised from C to C+, Legendzsports raised from B- to B, Dimeplayer raised from C to C+, MyBookie raised from C- to C, WorldBookie raised from C+ to B-
18.01.2005 (11:55 AM CST)
Mansion raised from C to C+, Legendzsports raised from B- to B, Dimeplayer raised from C to C+, MyBookie raised from C- to C, WorldBookie raised from C+ to B-
18.01.2005 (11:55 AM CST)
WorldBookie Mansion raised from C to C+, Legendzsports raised from B- to B, Dimeplayer raised from C to C+, MyBookie raised from C- to C, WorldBookie raised from C+ to B-
18.01.2005 (11:55 AM CST)
DimePlayer Mansion raised from C to C+, Legendzsports raised from B- to B, Dimeplayer raised from C to C+, MyBookie raised from C- to C, WorldBookie raised from C+ to B-
Management of Dimeplayer believes this group of players did break certain rules. However, controls apparently were not in place to show proof of fraud. Dimeplayer will settle by paying in full and will hire Legendz to manage the book to prevent further occurrences and to tap into the excellent customer service Legendz(SBR rating B-) is known for.
Thanks to the investigative work by Jacky of Majorwager.com, it is now known that troubled sportsbook Dimeplayer abruptly closed down in Costa Rica and took flight for Panama. Phones and website are still down. If the unconfirmed reports prove correct, Legendz (SBR rating B-) will be providing management services. This could be a positive move for future Dimeplayer clients. SBR would expect Legendz to publicly accept responsibility for Dimeplayer players escrow.
05.08.2004 (05:04 PM CST)
#1CyberSportbetting raised from D+ to C- ; Legendz raised from C+ to B-
compliance issues and received a gaming license from the goverment of Panama. Luke is the well traveled triggerman of Legendz Sports. Sportsbook operators, including two A+ rated books that SBR talked to recently, praised Luke and his operation. Legendz Sports at one time carried a solid B rating prior to relocating from Costa Rica to Panama and spent several months in consideration for placement on the Sportsbook Review Recommended List.
13.06.2004 (08:16 PM CST)
Carib Betmaker raised from D+ to C, Carib raised from C to C+, Legendz raised from C+ to B-
13.06.2004 (08:16 PM CST)
BetMaker raised from D+ to C, Carib raised from C to C+, Legendz raised from C+ to B-
03.02.2004 (12:00 AM CST)
BetPanam Legendz raised from C to C+, BetPanAm lowered from D to D-
arrives in Panama for PanAm(SBR rating D) Superbowl party and visit to Legendz(SBR Rating C)
(SBR rating C) informs SBR of its unequivocal financial backing and support support for beleaguered Beverly Hills Bookie(SBR rating D+) - "LGC has always been the financial backer for this group and will continue to be for at least the next year or until a sale can be completed. In any event the players money is always safe, and any sale would be made public information for the players piece of mind."
(SBR rating C) allowing players to seamlessly roll out of BHB(rating D-) Call 800-246-9828
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