Sportsbettingonline has been initiated with a sportsbook rating of C-. SBR interviewed Sportsbettingonline manager Dave Johnson, former CEO of WagerWeb (SBR rating D-), on the company's business model and future plans. Sportsbettingonline is based in San Jose, Costa Rica. The company took its first sports wager on April 1st, 2012.
SBO uses Digital Gaming Solutions (DGS) for software. A small staff of fifteen man the phones and provide live chat support.
There are no current player country restrictions at SBO; though eWallet processing is not offered and the company's deposit and withdrawal methods are tailored to North American action; SBO Dave Johnson stated that more methods would be made available in time, that the sportsbook was not in a hurry to get too big too fast.
SBO's maximum payout per day is $1,000, the maximum per week is $5,000. Speaking to the short term goals of SBO, Johnson stated that building a solid customer base by providing quality customer service was the plan for the sportsbook to become successful. If and when that happens, the sportsbook intends to dive into international markets and make itself more attractive to punters worldwide.
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