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105Vig victim writes in
A 105Vig (SBR rating F) victim writes in. The player tells SBR that he held a $3,000 balance when the scam sportsbook went off-line in February of 2012. On November 8th of last year, SBR published a sportsbook scam alert on 105Vig as the new sportsbook advertised no-deposit bonuses and credit lines to the public. 105Vig was completely off-line just three months later. SBR advises players to avoid sending their money to unestablished bookmakers. Sportsbooks that offer bonuses which seem too good to be true often are.
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105Vig (SBR rating F) Sportsbook is currently off-line.
On November 8th, 2011, SBR made a scam sportsbook alert on 105Vig. SBR reported that the site was offering bettors a $100 freeplay to try out their service. SBR reported that the sportsbook was hosted on a web-server based in New York, and shared the same remote address as a number of handicapping services.105Vig offered an unecrypted log-in, no CS support via email or phone number.
SBR reported on November 11th that a player who was offered a line of credit ran his balance up to $1,654 and was not being paid. Eight days later, SBR reported that a second player who met his rollover on the freeplay asked for a payout of $100. 105Vig denied the request saying he needed a minimum of $500 to ask for payment, although this term was not found anywhere on their rules pages.
Scam alert: 105Vig sportsbook player #2 writes in
A second 105Vig Sportsbook (SBR rating D-) player writes in. The player tells SBR that he opened an account with 105Vig in early November after a sales agent lured him in with a $100 free starter bonus that carried a 5X rollover. The player tells SBR that after completing the play-through requirement, he asked for a payout of $100. The player tells SBR that 105Vig denied the request, claiming that he must have a minimum of $500 in his balance to make a payout request. This non-standard rule is not found anywhere on the 105Vig site.
SBR reported on November 11th that a player who also took the $100 starter bonus completed his rollover and increased his balance to $1,654.11. The player requested payment on Tuesday, November 8th and has not been paid. A 105Vig representative reportedly told the player that public posts attributed to the user had been read, and that the representative believed the player “should not be paid”.
105Vig has all the makings of a scam sportsbook – peddling no deposit bonuses and credit lines, working over forums and social media platforms whilst giving poor service and making up rules as it goes along when players attempt to cash in their chips. Players are advised to avoid the unknown bookie.
Sportsbook scam alert: 105Vig player writes in
A 105Vig (SBR rating D-) player writes in. The player tells SBR that he signed up at the mysterious new sportsbook for their $100 free bet promotion, which he lost. 105Vig offered the player a $500 line of credit – the player accepted and increased his balance to $1,654.11. The player asked for a withdrawal on Tuesday, November 8th. On Wednesday November 9th 105Vig contacted the player and stated while manager “Jerry” was not in the office, the representative believed that the player should not be paid due to making negative posts on SBRforum about the company.
On November 8th, 2011, SBR reported that 105Vig was peddling no-deposit bonuses and credit lines. 105vig.com uses an unencrypted login, offers no customer support email address or phone number, and uses HTML to display its sportsbook lines – not industry-grade betting software. SBRforum members reported that the unheard of website offered a $500 credit line if the no-deposit bonus was lost. 105Vig is currently on the SBR sportsbooks blacklist. SBR advises users to avoid the anonymous outfit.
Sportsbook scam alert: 105Vig peddling no-deposit bonuses and credit lines
Sportsbook scam alert: 105Vig.com (SBR rating D-) is offering bettors a $100 freeplay to try out their website. The sportsbook is hosted on a web-server based in New York and shares the same remote address as a number of
105Vig.com uses an unencrypted login, offers no customer support email address or phone number, and currently has betting odds on one NFL game this weekend. 105Vig’s appears to be powered by basic HTML webpage – not industry-grade betting software. A number of users reported on SBRforum that the unheard of website offered a $500 credit line if the no-deposit bonus was lost. SBR has added 105Vig to the sportsbooks blacklist at D- and advises users to avoid the anonymous outfit.