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    Allen24
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    F u... Sbr forum and betislands!!!!!!!!!!

    Yea i said it lou * y o u and your website everyone should leave this site now!!!!!!!!!!! Just like betislands left us!!!!!!!!!!!!* this bullshit!!!!!!

    Merry christmas!!!
    Last edited by shari91; 12-20-12 at 03:25 AM. Reason: forum policy

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    how much did you lose

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    Cool Story Bro!



    See ya next week, enjoy the vacation!

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    paranoyd androyd
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    How much longer will SBR remain in business?

    3 key factors to consider:

    1. Costa Rica has been shook for a while now and it's just the beginning.

    2. Advertising revenues from Costa Rica will dry-up faster than the desert floor if this site doesn't generate enough traffic; the driving force behind affiliate conversions.

    3. Non-advertising revenue has already been dropping off for a while, and will now significantly drop off even further with eroding consumer confidence.


    Guesses?

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    Forum has been dead for a while anyway.

    Maybe another year?

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    The Kraken
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    Not just generate traffic (although a big part)but they've also got to generate post ups

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Kraken View Post
    Not just generate traffic (although a big part)but they've also got to generate post ups
    that's what 'affiliate conversions' means in #2.
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    Costa Rica is no longer the safest haven out there and it will get a lot worse quickly if the U.S continues to flex its muscle and the banking laws tighten as they are planned to do. The U.S administration (Obama) is going hard after anything money laundering related. I can understand how Walker's manlove for Obama has evolved over the years.

    Here is some awfully interesting reading for anyone with the patience to digest it.

    http://news.co.cr/requirements-banki...milar-us/6944/

    http://www.state.gov/documents/organization/185866.pdf

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    The business model does have some cracks in its armor but is a bigger picture than most understand.

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    The Kraken
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    Billy are you referring to the business model of SbR?

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Kraken View Post
    Billy are you referring to the business model of SbR?
    Yes I was.

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    Deuce
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    There are plenty of gullible jerk offs still.

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    billysink
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    This posting forum is just a cash cow. The real SBR entity is.

    http://www.sbrmarketing.com/

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    Correct. Sbrmarketing is his baby, glad to see the new page, it looks much better than the old.

    However John is playing with fire here. Closely affiliated with guys in CR that run a scam operation are guilty of money laundering millions from US residents And they're padding his pockets. Not good.

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    SBR Pros fund this site.

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    GunShard
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    Sharps put money on sites that's been around for at least 5 years. Betisland didn't last that long.

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    The Kraken
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    I guess Durito isn't very sharp then. Nor all the guys Tony doesn't want. Sit this one out GS.

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    Take a walk kiddo and cool off. No one made you ship cash or hoard it there. Play at your own risk. I do think sbr needs to do more err I mean something at all.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Allen24 View Post
    Yea i said it lou * y o u and your website everyone should leave this site now!!!!!!!!!!! Just like betislands left us!!!!!!!!!!!!* this bullshit!!!!!!

    Merry christmas!!!
    I saw a post from Allen24 several months ago that was for all intents and purposes online fellatio..he said he believed in betislands and Jon so much he was willing to leave small Mississippi to go work for them! it was actually quite funny..and its hard to get me to laugh after getting over 6k stolen from me by BI.
    Last edited by shari91; 12-20-12 at 03:26 AM. Reason: edited quote

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    Will eventually be a gambling site with poker and sports...

    Have the greatest client list ever...

    Testing everything with points now...

    Soon it will be for cash...

    Could turn into the Vegas of the internet, think about it...

    Once gambling is legal everywhere, which is only a matter of time, SBR will not only have the ability to host a gambling community, but also offer the community places to play poker and bet...

    Just imagine if points were real money, we would all be on this site 24/7...
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    2,3 weeks tops.Word on the street is they're having big problems with their point processer.

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    As I've always said, they should drop the "review" nonsense and just rename the company something cheesy like "Sharp Betting Rounders" and just get things moving in the right direction...

    If they can turn points into cash, the company would sell for 100's of millions...

    Think about it...
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    Playing Safe

    You have permission to publish this article electronically or in print, free of charge, as long as the signature box is included.By: John Walker, SBR Founder
    2007 All rights reserved

    "Progress to educate sports bettors has improved since the wild west days of 1999 when SBR first entered the scene. When SBR started there were many scam sportsbooks operating openly. A good many of these scams operated in Costa Rica in the same office buildings as the top shelf sportsbooks. SBR’s strong warnings against Costa Rica infuriated sportsbook operators but soon proved to be warranted as more and more scams were exposed.
    Five years later players’ money is without a doubt safer in the offshore sportsbook world. Players now know which operations are solid and cases of large losses to rogue operators are fewer.
    The threats to players in 2004 are different than they were in 1999. Under capitalized sportsbooks have figured out how to conceal their weakness making the job of SBR even more difficult. Sportsbooks now go to extreme lengths to prevent news spreading of their weakness and subsequently being reported by SBR which could cause a fatal run of what few assets that remain. Weaker books now pay huge amounts of upfront money to websites who front as watchdogs effectively buying silence about their financial position.............."
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    i hope companies don't pay anymore to SBR... knowing that this place just lost all of their credibility. us, players don't believe what sbr rating says...so i hope books don't waste their money here.

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    Big Bear
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    As long as you dumb dicks keep buying pizzas from them

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    You ship your $ to an offshore book, and you take your chances.

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    So, after the B.I mess What do you feel comfortable with off shore?

    i guess it still will depend on your book...

    would feel comfortable playing at 5 dimes, Bookmaker, Heritage and leaving large amounts in there if i was a big bettor..

    currently, playing 5 dimes.


    feel comfortable with about 5 dimes there as I do not feel i need a 5 figure amount in any off shore book

    go go go

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    Would not have anymore than a 1-2K balance offshore.

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    If you won 20k at 5dimes

    Are you confident they would pay you?

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    I don't trust anymore. If I won a large amount I would get it out quickly. I am more a grinder so this stuff affects people like me more because I need to keep a balance to make money. All books are acceptable to this espically ones in Costa Rica.

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    How much is too much to keep in a book?

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    I'm a grinder as well.

    I have found, for myself, that making deposits in a variety of books is self defeating, esp. if I am chasing bonuses, free-plays, etc.

    I keep to the main books, pick winners over a period of time, and I don't send $ out of the country that I can't afford to lose.

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    You should not completely trust any offshore gambling site

    Only have a balance you are willing to give up

    At anytime any l book could run or get seized

    That being said, bookmaker, 5dimes, heritage seem to be the safest for US

    Don't trust them like you have a post up account at a Vegas book though

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