Sportsbook news results for the search term: pinnacle sports
5Dimes Sportsbook (SBR rating A+) has been voted best sportsbook by the SBR Forum community for the third year in a row. Pinnacle Sports (SBR rating A+) finished second overall. Heritage Sports (SBR rating A) finished in third place. Bet365 (SBR rating A) finished in fourth place. Bookmaker / BetDSI (SBR rating A+) finished fifth.
Pinnacle Sports (SBR rating A+) is hosting a live Twitter Q&A with their Head of Sportsbook beginning 10AM PST today. To participate, users can make tweets directed at Pinnacle by including #Pinnacle inside of their question. In addition, Pinnacle Sports will be giving up to 3 branded hooded sweatshirts away to SBR Forum users that might have their questions answered.
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SBR readers looking to cast their votes for the best online sportsbook company should stop by SBR Forum. The annual poll has exactly two weeks left before the top five online sportsbooks are crowned by the message board community of online sports gamblers. 5Dimes Sportsbook and Pinnacle Sports are currently leading the pack of sportsbooks.
SBR readers looking to cast their vote for the best online sportsbook company should stop by SBR Forum. The annual poll has been running for two weeks and has exactly four weeks left before the top five online sportsbooks are crowned by the message board contingent. 5Dimes Sportsbook and Pinnacle Sports are currently the top two.
Sportsbook Review thanks all SBR Forum members that turned up to cast their vote in the Top Online Sportsbook poll for February 2013. After a month of voting, 5Dimes Sportsbook (SBR rating A+) emerged as the poll winner with 294 points. Pinnacle Sports (SBR rating A+), Bookmaker / Bet DSI (SBR rating A+), Heritage (SBR rating A), and Bet365 (SBR rating A) rounded out the top five.
Update 12:30PM ET: Full online access has been restored to the Pinnacle Sportsbook website. Players are free to log-in and place wagers as normal. Pinnacle Sportsbook (SBR rating A+) is currently performing maintenance. Players are unable to log-in during this period. SBR will update this report as the maintenance is complete.
Pinnacle Sportsbook (SBR rating A+) has announced that as of November 19th, 2012, all IP addresses resolving to the United States will be blocked from accessing their website. In a statement released to their players, Pinnacle expanded on the decision. SBR is following up with Pinnacle management for additional information.
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Pinnacle Sportsbook (SBR rating A+) has released a statement to the public on the recent arrest of Cantor Gaming sportsbook director Michael Colbert and 24 other individuals charged in an indictment out of New York with 250 counts of enterprise corruption, money laundering, and promoting gambling.
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Pinnacle Sportsbook (SBR rating A+) tells SBR that Canadian players are now able to deposit and withdraw from their accounts using online payment solution Ukash. In addition to the new cashier option, Canadian players are able to take part in a promotion that allows a chance to win a weekend in Seattle to attend a UFC event.
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The annual SBR Forum poster's poll for top sportsbooks closes end of day Friday, September 21st. Currently, the top five ranked sportsbooks as voted by users are 5Dimes (SBR rating A+), Pinnacle Sportsbook (SBR rating A+), Heritage Sportsbook (SBR rating A), Bookmaker/BetDSI (SBR rating A+), and BetIslands (SBR rating B). | Vote in poll
Pinnacle Sports (SBR rating A+) has rolled out a mobile betting platform. Players are now able to wager in style on their smart phones, as the sleek new proprietary mobile skin allows players to enter straight wagers on a simple to navigate interface. Pinnacle plans to add onto the platform, allowing players full cashier access.
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Pinnacle Sports (SBR rating A+) will undergo system maintenance beginning at 12AM ET. SBR has been advised by Pinnacle management that the sportsbook is expected to be back online by 8AM ET. Users will be unable to log-in during this time. SBR will update this report as Pinnacle Sportsbook comes back online.
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SBR newswoman Natalie and SBR dispute analyst Justin7 provide a sportsbook industry news update. In today's video, the recent BetOnline acquisition of Sportsbetting.ag is discussed, as well as an update on Pinnacle Sports, Bet770, BetAtHome, as well as Justin's current caseload of sportsbook disputes.
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Pinnacle Sports (SBR rating A+) has launched a Czech language version of their website. The enhancement is one of many Pinnacle has made to the ASI software platform.Management tells SBR that the move acommodates a growing number of Czech players. SBR's high-definition video review and tour of the Pinnacle Sports platform is now live.
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On May 21st, SBR reported that Pinnacle Sports (SBR rating A+) was awarded a full, Category 1 B2C e-Gambling licence from the Alderney Gambling Control Commission. SBR has exclusively obtained a press release scheduled for distribution tomorrow morning with more details surrounding the licence.
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SBR newswoman Natalie provides a sportsbook industry news update. SBR analyst Justin joins the program to discuss his current dispute caseload. In today's video, topics include Pinnacle Sports license from the Alderney Gambling Control Commission (AGCC), the 10Bet sportsbook dispute closure, as well as items from TheGreek and Ladbrokes.
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Pinnacle Sports (SBR rating A+) has been awarded a full Alderney e-Gambling licence. The Alderney Gambling Control Commission's category 1 licence was finalised on Monday, May 21st, 2012. Pinnacle Sports is also licenced by the Curacao government. Management tells SBR that a full press release highlighting the licence is being prepared and expected later in the week.
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The Pinnacle Sports (SBR rating A+) website is currently not loading. SBR will update this report.Update: Pinnacle Sports
is back online after the momentary downtime.
28.07.2011 Pinnacle Sports
(SBR rating A+) is currently down for maintenance. Players are expected to be able to log-in shortly.
The June 2011 SBRforum Posters Sportsbook Poll
has concluded. Each SBRforum member with 25 posts or more was invited to cash their vote for their top three favorite sportsbooks. Pinnacle Sports ranked in at number one overall, with BetJamaica, 5Dimes, TheGreek, and Bookmaker rounding out the top five.
posters are asked to cast their vote for the best bookmakers. The poll remains open through June 2011 and will be indexed atop the SBR Posting Forum at the conclusion. Currently, Pinnacle Sports, Bet Jamaica, The Greek, 5Dimes, and Bookmaker occupy the top five slots. Vote here
The Pinnacle Sportsbook (SBR rating A+)
website is back online again following Tuesday's denial-of-service attack
. Pinnacle Sports
management tells SBR that players may still see intermittent issues in the short-term while functionality is restored.
UPDATE- Pinnacle Sports is back online.Pinnacle Sports (SBR rating A+)
management tells SBR that they are battling a denial-of-service attack. The web-based assault is commonly referred to as a "DOS" attack, where culprits attempt to overload a website server by sending thousands of requests at once. Pinnacle
is working to identify and stop the attack. SBR will update this report as Pinnacle Sports comes back online.
UPDATE: Pinnacle Sports is back on-line after 3 minutes of downtime.Pinnacle Sports (SBR rating A+)
is currently down. SBR will update this report.
On 12/10, SBR reported
that Pinnacle Sports (SBR rating A+)
announced that it would discontinue servicing customers from France. Pinnacle Sports
has begun the process of refunding player's balances who reside in France. Pinnacle Sports tells SBR that all pending bets will be settled as normal.
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10.12.2010 Pinnacle Sports (SBR rating A+)
will no longer accept players from France. Current players still have full access to their accounts and are asked to request payment. Ungraded bets will be settled as normal.
Pinnacle Sports (SBR rating A+)
is currently down. SBR will update this report.
UPDATE — Pinnacle
is back online.
Jazz Sportsbook (SBR rating C)
has sent sportsbook transfers to two players in the last month who were being slow-paid their funds. The 1st player received a $4917 transfer to Pinnacle Sports (SBR rating A+)
. Player 2 received a $4000 transfer to Diamond Sportsbook (SBR rating A+)
. Jazz is currently slow-paying two large winners over $100,000. The Jazz
manager responsible for authorizing payouts was reportedly "on vacation" when SBR called to speak with him this week.
: [quote]So (Jazz) tells me yesterday to call back Tuesday for instructions on the payment. I call today and (the manager's) on vacation until next week. Unbelievable.[/quote]
The Jazz Sportsbook Group is sending partial payments to players. A player with a balance of more than $17,000 reports receiving a $1,000 transfer to Pinnacle Sports (SBR rating A+). A second player with a balance of $12,000 received $5,000 via Moneybookers on July 30th. The Jazz Sports group, which includes LooseLines (SBR rating C), ABC Islands (SBR rating C), and Jazz (SBR rating C) were downgraded to C on June 1st.
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Gamebookers (SBR rating B-)
is again subject of a tennis grading complaint
due to its non-standard policy of grading all tennis Exact Score wagers as losses upon a player's retirement. A bettor placed a wager of £63 on an exact set score of 2-0 on the Zvonareva vs Jankovic Wimbledon WTA singles match. After losing the first set, Jankovic retired. Gamebookers
graded the player's wager as a loss, however none of the full game exact scores are winners. The industry standard for a multi-way wager is that if there is a losing side, someone wins or pushes.
Other sportsbooks, such as Pinnacle Sports (SBR rating A+)
have clearer rules for this scenario: "If a tennis match is not completed because of a player retirement or disqualification, all Set wagers will be considered void. Such wagers will be cancelled and the monies refunded."
SBR is following up with Gamebookers regarding their decision.
Pinnacle Sportsbook (SBR rating A+)
came back online shortly at 1:45AM ET. A major power outage in the Curacao hosting facility caused Pinnacle
's downtime Friday.
The hosting facility in Curacao that houses Pinnacle Sports (SBR rating A+)
servers has experienced a major power outage that has caused Pinnacle's downtime today. The expectation is that Pinnacle
will be back online by the morning.
26.02.2010 Pinnacle Sports (SBR rating A+)
website is currently down. SBR is inquiring with Pinnacle
on when users should expect the site to be back online.
Following 11 years of offering bonus incentives to players, Pinnacle Sports
has made the decision to discontinue its new player bonus as of November 1st. Pinnacle Sports (SBR rating A+)
released the following message to its player base:
[quote]As a part of our continued effort to differentiate ourselves from our
competitors, we will discontinue the new player deposit bonus effective
23:59 PST on Sunday 1st November 2009. Any new player funding their
account after this date will no longer be entitled to receive a signup
The long term savings that our odds provide far outweigh the short term
allure of any new player incentive. We believe this is the continued
reason for our industry leading player conversion and retention rates
that you now enjoy as a valued affiliate.
Instead of competing in a bonus race, Pinnacle
Sports aims to effectively distinguish itself in the marketplace by
further emphasizing our unique price advantage, with a firm focus on
delivering these outstanding margins in more sports and more markets
than ever before.[/quote]
Gamebookers (SBR rating B-)
, a member of the Partybets
family, unfairly grades tennis wager as a loser, taking 63 Pounds ($109) from a player. The player bet on an exact set-score market, wagering Vassallo Arguello to beat Bellucci by 3-0. Bellucci retired midway through the 3rd set with the score at 1 set each. The book's rule states [quote]In the event of a participant withdrawing after the start of a tennis match, the respective bets will be deemed void if at the time of suspension they are still not decided as winning or losing (e.g. First Set and First Set Exacta will be settled if the first set has ended).[/quote] The rule is ambiguous on exact set-scoring with a retirement. Other books have clearer rules on this scenario. From Pinnacle Sports (SBR rating A+)
: "If a tennis match is not completed because of a player retirement or disqualification, all Set wagers will be considered void. Such wagers will be cancelled and the monies refunded." Under Gamebookers
' interpretation, the exact-set betting will have many losing bets, but no winning bets with a retirement. The industry standard is that for any multi-way market, such as exact set-scoring, there must be at least one winning bet.
shortly after SBR contacted management. The bettor's complaint was originally reported on June 11th.
[quote]10bet sportsbook has cancelled a winning wager
sportsbook has cancelled a winning wager on a Mexican League baseball
game between the Yucatan Lions and Oaxaca Warriors on 5/24/09. 10bet
claims that the game had started 30 minutes prior to its own listed
start time of 00:00AM UK (01:00AM CET). The player disputes the game
was past-posted and points out that he also placed the same wager at Pinnacle Sports (SBR Rating A+)
which listed the same start time. Pinnacle Sports
graded the bet as a win. The wager ticket was not graded for three days
before being cancelled. The player has sent multiple emails to 10bet
without receiving a response. Players who wagered on the same game on
either team and had their bets canceled are encouraged to contact SBR.[/quote]
Fernando, who was only in his mid 50s, was best known by players for his years as Lines Director at Hollywood Sportsbook. Fernando was a talented line manager who first gained notoriety for his exceptional ability to set NHL opening odds. He worked with Hollywood for years until the sportsbook was sold to the Sportsbook.com Group in May of 2006. At its peak Hollywood was an A+ sportsbook that, under Fernando, was one of the few sportsbooks to join Pinnacle Sports (SBR rating A+) offering reduced juice. Fernando was a line manager at BetPhoenix at the time of his passing. He reportedly suffered from a heart attack Saturday. We at SBR send our condolences to Fernando's friends and family.
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10Bet Sportsbook has cancelled a winning wager on a Mexican League baseball game between the Yucatan Lions and Oaxaca Warriors on 5/24/09. 10Bet
claims that the game had started 30 minutes prior to its own listed start time of 00:00AM UK (01:00AM CET). The player disputes the game was past-posted and points out that he also placed the same wager at
Pinnacle Sports (SBR Rating A+) which listed the same start time. Pinnacle Sports
graded the bet as a win. The wager ticket was not graded for three days before being cancelled. The player has sent multiple emails to 10Bet without receiving a response. Players who wagered on the same game on either team and had their bets canceled are encouraged to contact SBR.
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SBR Forum Posters' poll: Top 5 Sportsbooks - March 2009 During the month of March posters were asked to list their Top 3 Sportsbooks. Six points were awarded for the first choice, four points for second place and three points for third. Only voters with 25 or more posts were counted in the final tally. Congratulations to the Top 5 point earners including BetJamaica (SBR rating A+) which took over the top position from Matchbook (SBR rating A). This was SBR's first poster's poll of 2009 (August 2008 results).
1. BetJamaica 251 total points
2. TheGreek Sportsbook 217 total points
3. 5Dimes 181 total points
4. Matchbook 159 total points
5. Pinnacle Sports 148 total points
11.12.2008 Pinnacle Sportsbook (SBR rating A+) will no longer offer full featured racebook
[quote]Due to the various changes in the North American racing industry, Pinnacle Sports finds itself in a position where we are unable to offer horse racing to our satisfaction. This, added to the declining interest of our clients in racing in general, has prompted us to discontinue wagering on daily North American horse racing as of Mon. 15th Dec. 2008
.[/quote] Pinnacle Sports
' racebook has experienced a decline in volume since the company stopped servicing United States-based players nearly two years ago. Pinnacle is expected to continue to focus and expand in other markets such as tennis and soccer.
Pinnacle Sports (SBR rating A+) management tells SBR that website slow-down issues and a language error have been addressed and the website is expected to work correctly for all users.
During the month of August posters were asked to list their Top 3 Sportsbooks. Five points were awarded for the first choice, four points for second place and three points for third. Only voters with 25 or more posts were counted in the final tally. Congratulations to the Top 5 point earners including 5Dimes (SBR rating A) which entered the top 5 for the first time with 125 total points. This was SBR's first poster's poll of 2008 (2007 results).
1. Matchbook - 195 total points
2. BetJamaica - 182 total points
3. TheGreek - 160 total points
4. Pinnacle Sports - 130 total points
5. 5Dimes - 125 total points
See how posters voted
18.03.2008 Pinnacle Sports (SBR rating A+) seeking poker players for beta launch
Pinnacle: Pinnacle Sports Poker will provide a safe and secure online poker room, offering existing Pinnacle Sports account holders the option to play poker against real people for cash, or just for fun. Providing non-stop 24-hour poker action, Pinnacle Sports Poker will feature the most popular online poker games, including Texas Hold’em. As part of the launch of Pinnacle Sports Poker, we will be opening the online poker room early to a select group of customers who will be able to play for and win real money at the tables.
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Players must be registered at Pinnacle Sportsbook to play. Pinnacle Poker will be on the 24hPoker Network (24hNetwork). Pinnacle does not accept bettors from the USA.
SBROdds.com showed LSU favored by as much as 6 with some books in December. The line dropped slowly as the public backed Ohio State taking the points. Bookmakers have settled in at 3.5 almost across the board. Pinnacle Sports is offering the best price for LSU at -101 followed by 5Dimes at -103. Ohio State backers can get a +4 with WSEX at -115, essentially getting the half point for a good buy of 5 cents.
Jazz and ABCislands downgraded from B+ to B yesterday due to listing unavailable transfer options. Two non-US players have complained that they would not have deposited if they had known that book-to-book transfers with Pinnacle Sports (SBR rating A+) and Bookmaker (SBR rating A+), as well as Neteller transfers were not available as advertised. Some players have taken a check paying the additional fees while having to accept the smaller transfer limits. Jazz plans to make both of these options available by the end of next week and will be reevaluated at that time.
SBRforum Posters choose top 5 sportsbooks
During the month of May posters were asked to give their Top 3 Sportsbooks. Three points were awarded for the first choice, two points for second place and one point for third. Only voters with 100 or more posts were counted in the final tally. Congratulations to the Top 5 point earners including Pinnacle (SBR rating A+) which led the way with 23 first place votes and 72 total points.
SBR Posters' Sportsbook Poll Results
1. Pinnacle Sports - 72 total points
2. Matchbook - 59 total points
3. BetJamaica - 49 total points
4. TheGreek Sportsbook - 36 total points
5. WSEX - 24 total points
See complete results
13.01.2007 5Dimes (SBR rating A) now accepting transfers from Pinnacle Sports (SBR rating A+).
There are no fees or minimum amount required. The bonus structure used for new Neteller deposits will apply. Transfer balances will be credited once Pinnacle acknowledges the request sent to its Customer Service Department
. The following sportsbooks are also accepting transfers:
BetJamaica (SBR rating A+)
: The minimum transfer amount is $50. No fees will be applied by BetJamaica
. Transferred funds are eligible for available bonuses.TheGreek (SBR rating A+)
: The minimum transfer amount is $500. No fees will be applied by TheGreek Sportsbook
. Transferred funds are eligible for available bonuses.WSEX (SBR rating A+):
There is no minimum to transfer funds. No fees will be applied by WSEX
. A 10% bonus will be applied to funds transferred from Pinnacle Sports
In an effort to obtain market share formerly held by Pinnacle Sports (SBR rating A+)
, many sportsbooks will target players with new offers of reduced vigorish and low juice promotions. Multiple bookmakers have told SBR they are considering moving to "discount wagering" full-time after the announcement from Pinnacle
to leave the US market. 5Dimes (SBR rating A)
told SBR today that they have decided to offer -105 style lines (10 cent pricing) on all NHL hockey games. 5Dimes
already offered -105 lines on the NFL playoffs. Sportsbooks must be extremely skilled and experienced in order to manage low margin wagering. SBR advises players to stay with the best and most proven sportsbooks.
BetJamaica (SBR rating A+): The minimum transfer amount is $50. No fees will be applied by BetJamaica. Transferred funds are eligible for available bonuses.
TheGreek (SBR rating A+): The minimum transfer amount is $500. No fees will be applied by TheGreek Sportsbook. Transferred funds are eligible for available bonuses.
WSEX (SBR rating A+): There is no minimum to transfer funds. No fees will be applied by WSEX. A bonus will be applied to funds transferred from Pinnacle Sports.
Pinnacle Sports (SBR rating A+) leaves the U.S. market; requests U.S. players choose withdrawal method in order to redeem all funds. Pinnacle bettors awoke to find the following message on the sportsbook’s homepage.
After careful consideration, Pinnacle Sports have chosen to voluntarily exit the U.S. market. Accordingly, wagers will no longer be accepted from clients within the U.S. as of Thursday, January 11, 2007.
Those clients who are affected will be required to withdraw their balances using the Cashier of their account. We assure all our clients your balances are available and Pinnacle will continue providing our international clients our same great value.
08.08.2006 $429,000 on a Royal Flush
hand playing Pinnacle Casino’s stud poker August 2nd. Pinnacle Sports
’ Casino is powered by Blue Chip Games’ casino suite which is widely considered to be the fairest casino software online.
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.
03.07.2006 Pinnacle Sports (SBR rating A+)
wagering will be unavailable from 8:00PM Pacific Time until approximately 11:00PM Pacific Time due to scheduled maintenance.
SBR receives multiple complaints that the new password system is too difficult. In a letter to SBR, Pinnacle explains that this is part of their ongoing security upgrades and strategy and was planned well in advance. It is both an attempt to secure their system as well as verify email addresses. The date was chosen as the best time, due to the fact so many of Pinnacle clients wager on the Superbowl. Players need to be able to confirm the email account that they used to set up their account.
Pinnacle Sports is also in the process of promoting their popular rebate casino for the first time through a dedicated web address, PinnacleCasino.com
European Roulette, Pai Gow and Baccarat.
Horizon Sports (bethorizon) downgraded after the US Justice Dept. indicts the sportsbook operator on illegal gambling charges. Offshore insiders insist BetHorizon, which has a pedigree dating all the way back to the Pinnacle Sports and Heritage Sports early days, is financially solid and will be fine.
Problems with "server load balancing" continues for the third day as players make their feelings known with a flurry of complaints to SBR. Pinnacle believes a solution is now in place and apologizes for the inconvenience.
posters elect the top rated SBR sportsbook, Pinnacle Sports
(SBR Rating A+), as the top sportsbook. TheRx
is an SBR recommended site.
Will there be a safety? YES pays 9 - 1. Pinnacle currently has the best line for players looking to play the home team, the Tennessee Titans +1.5 +101. This line has been moving all day as heavy action has hit from both sides. Check SBROdds.com
to get the best line and all the late injury reports.
who stiffed players as the owner of the defunct Apex Sportsbook, is using the Apex website to promote his sportsbook affiliates. ApexSportsbook.com features ads for Pinnacle Sports, Hollywood107, Sportingbet, SBGglobal, Cybersportsbook and Mybookie. SBR is asking these sportsbooks to withhold any commission payment to Robbie or to work out an arrangement where the stiffed players can begin to receive payment. SBR will be able to provide a list of players owed. Robbie’s new sportsbook, PlatinumSportsbets (SBR rating F) is also promoted on this site as well as his other sites which include Askthebookie.com.
WWTS (SBR rating A+) – "At first they would not honor the special listed right on their fxxxing website."
Pinnacle Sports (SBR rating A+) – “My account was frozen (could not login).. I missed all of Saturday’s college football..3 emails, 3 no replys”
FiveDimes (SBR A-) – “SBR should reconsider this rating. The site is either slow or completely down. Look at your own site meter if you doubt me.”
Grande (SBR raing A-) “What a joke! I tried to sign up there but their sign-up page didn’t work. I tried Skybook instead. Went back a month later and the signup page STILL doesn’t work!"
20.10.2004 Pinnacle Sports
now lists Bush -$149. Players betting on the President would wager $149 to win a $100. For players betting on Senator John Kerry, every $100 wagered will return $139.
• Pinnacle set to accept Western Union again by this weekend.
• Pinnacle terminates transfer (credit) agreement with BetRoyal (SBR rating F)
• Pinnacle Poker to launch on Thanksgiving
Players may notice an absence or decline in service at the following sportsbooks: VIP Sports, Game Day, Bet On Games, Fair Deal, Bet19, ASAP, Pinnacle Sports and the BetRoyal Family of books. Most are expecting to be operating as normal by morning.
For now, players must be logged into their Pinnacle account to see the casino.
Apparently there were erroneous reports of the casino opening the night of August 31st by several websites. SBR is in Curacao watching developments and will advise if there are any delays to the 11 AM EDT launch.
- This advanced software has been developed by Blue Chip Games Inc. Pinnacle Casino will likely enter the market with a lower theoretical percentage of hold in favor of the player, offering a 0.3% rebate (updated data).
which was to launch a version of Victor Chandler's sports betting platform has informed SBR that the launch scheduled for July 12th, is "Delayed indefinitely". There are at least three sportsbooks that heavily invested in this platform including Bowmans (SBR rating A-).
Pinnacle Sports (SBR rating A+) much anticipated casino again is delayed. Apparently the casino is live in-house and for a few invited guests. One source from a casino review site who said he had played one session and was sworn to secrecy said "..its ready but I guess they have their reasons(for not going live). Forget about it, it doesn't get any better..."
- They will enter the market offering a 0.4% rebate, decreasing the theoretical percentage of hold in Black Jack to 0.04%. SBR was impressed by full suite of casino games developed by Blue Chip Games Inc.
- Pinnacle invites industry to sneak preview of much anticipated casino. SBR team to arrive Wednesday. VIP Sports in final stage of preparing to open Euro division based in London. Staff training has begun with an anticipated launch in mid July.
To open incredible high odds casino June 1st, 2004. With over a year in top secret development, Pinnacle shows and demos new proprietary casino to SBR during a visit last week. Pinnacle purposely recruited the top casino programmers and designers and spared no expense to develop the first truly high odds, non-downloadable casino with stunning graphics. Chief Technician Chris M. states; "Pinnacle demanded the impossible, the end result is a product that is light years ahead of anything on the market."
launches Pinnacle Racebook. Pinnacle Racebook enters the horse wagering market offering a 7% rebate on every horse wager, win or lose.
Pinnacle Sports web site still down Update: Web site back up
16.11.2002 (10:59 AM CST)
Pinnacle Sports Heritage Downgraded - removed from the Full Recommended List - Sharp players upset their limits were lowered have created a significant exodus/ run on the bank - Insiders and credit agents
among those heading for the exits. There have been zero slow pay complaints - book may actually reemerge stronger after it completes the purge of its professional player base - Heritage GM who has a history of personal problems was one of the founders of Pinnacle and a very respected bookmaker for over 20 years.
04.09.2002 (09:47 AM CST)
Pinnacle Sports Recommended List changes - Olympic, WSEX, CARIB gain ground at the expense of Intertops and CRIS WWTS, VIP and Pinnacle continue to battle for top 3 spots
28.01.2002 (10:23 AM CST)
Pinnacle Sports VIP Sports, Pinnacle - Rank #1, #2 in the Sportbook Review client survey with WWTS a close 3rd