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    Had some chats with him years ago... not good chats but not the point. that sucks.. been 3 weeks already? Thats not good...

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    Quote Originally Posted by kidcudi92 View Post
    Cartel connections? (NOT Tony)

    Talking about whoever took him, BMWs in Costa Rica odd, is that odd or no?

    Not sure why a Cartel connect would care/risk their operation for 1 million though, unless they believed they could get much more
    There's some low life Columbian street coke dealers roaming around.

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    How did this guy not have massive security with him 24-7-365?

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    I see 5 Dimes has been removed from the SBR Best Books List.

    That tells me this is serious.

    5 Dimes always paid me promptly. A couple of days with Bitcoin; and the Fed Ex check always
    arrived.
    (The check never bounced)
    I had Tony as a New Yorker and was surprised to see he was a
    Morgantown native.
    Overnight Nickle lines were the best.
    Hope these creeps release the guy; and he gets back in
    business.

    Godspeed to 5 Dimes Tony.


    (They got their ransom)


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    Quote Originally Posted by Joey Vigs View Post
    How did this guy not have massive security with him 24-7-365?
    Yeah kinda weird. Also he was dropping a coworker off? Im sure he has some sort of driver that give people rides back home or wherever their going. Poor country like that. HeĒs probbly one of the richest there

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    I hope to see my payout. Will report back in a couple days.

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    - He probably doesn't have security with him because after being there so long, he figured he didn't need it. It's CR, not Afghanistan.

    - Also sounds like an elaborate plan to shut the book down and run away with the money. Seems short-sighted, 5d makes plenty, but can't rule it out.

    - Hope it does get resolved, even though it's looking grim. I've had money in there for almost 10yrs now.

  8. #148
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    Quote Originally Posted by Roscoe_Word View Post



    I see 5 Dimes has been removed from the SBR Best Books List.




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    Quote Originally Posted by Sam Odom View Post
    Donít see it Sammy.

    Last week got a payout in under 6 hours. Should have known something was up! Wow.
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    Quote Originally Posted by convick View Post

    Don’t see it Sammy.

    Sammy neither

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    5 Dimes tony Kidnapped ?

    This Tony kidnapping situation could be the end of 5D? SBR what do you know that we donít.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Craig22 View Post
    There's some low life Columbian street coke dealers roaming around.
    North Carolinians are some crazy bastards!

    That said, wow, hoping for that best for Tony.

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    It could be uncle sam trying to shake down books that cater to americans.....with all the legalizations of betting happening, they don't want degenerates giving away money to offshore.

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    I’ve never played there, but if I did and had money in an account I wouldn’t be worried. I don’t think the goal is to steal players funds and walk away, I think they’re looking to close down but everyone will be paid.

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    5dimes my favorite book, best book on the planet for MMA prop betting.. I hope this doesn't rock the boat...

  16. #156
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    Things will be ok

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    Quote Originally Posted by jjgold View Post

    Things will be ok

    JJ , call the Bitcoin Office and see what is going on

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    that'd be stupid as hell to close it down. I loved all their options other books don't have.

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    They should make a movie about this and have Tony himself star in it.

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    I put in a bitcoin payout request this morning at 5dimes for all my funds. Its now in my wallet. I sure hope Tony is alive, and also hope that 5dimes keeps on rockin. They are by far IMO the best book on the planet. I've been with them for a long time....since around 1999. Back to Tony, while again I hope he's alive, it does not sound good. I would think that he would probably want someone to put a line out on it. Tony, wherever you are, thank you for what you've done for the industry.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bonzaii View Post
    They should make a movie about this and have Tony himself star in it.
    https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5294550/

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    Quote Originally Posted by Yjacket22`` View Post

    I put in a bitcoin payout request this morning at 5dimes for all my funds. Its now in my wallet.

    OK,,,

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    Its no secret that something has happened with Tony. Have you heard anything more and is 5dimes going to remain open for business?
    Many of us love playing there and just hate being in the dark 02:12:06 pm
    Cliff 02:12:16 pm
    Un pequeno retoque en el draft:
    5Dimes is doing business as usual.
    Upper Management is aware of this and will assess the situation in the proper way as soon as possible.
    We sincerely appreciate your concern and rest assure that everything is OK
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    Ok, sir thank you much and prayers out for Tony
    Cliff 02:13:46 pm
    Thank you so much, really appreciated.
    Last edited by Yjacket22``; 10-17-18 at 02:34 PM.

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    I've got to imagine there is a brain trust at 5 Dimes that can competently work the operations there in light of this tragedy. Has there been a legitimate complaint or noticeable slow down on any aspect of their operation since that September date (besides them paying BTC payouts 1-2 days as opposed to other big operations hours to do it)? Think it's odd that 5 Dimes is yanked from Best Sportsbook list. I wouldn't if there was a written reason/update on everything from SBR. It's been almost 24 hours since this news became mainstream.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Microphone View Post

    Think it's odd that 5 Dimes is yanked from Best Sportsbook list. I wouldn't if there was a written reason/update on everything from SBR.

    Maybe UPPER management , even SBR_John himself , will may an announcement soon
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    https://www.gambling911.com/5Dimes-Tony-Car-Found.html

    Said the car crashed intentionally. Odd
    Pic of the car as well...
    MMA fighter is behind the attacks according to that article
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    Quote Originally Posted by Microphone View Post
    I've got to imagine there is a brain trust at 5 Dimes that can competently work the operations there in light of this tragedy. Has there been a legitimate complaint or noticeable slow down on any aspect of their operation since that September date (besides them paying BTC payouts 1-2 days as opposed to other big operations hours to do it)? Think it's odd that 5 Dimes is yanked from Best Sportsbook list. I wouldn't if there was a written reason/update on everything from SBR. It's been almost 24 hours since this news became mainstream.
    Company is not in "Tony's" name. I feel that he is one member of their management team, and that business can operate as usual without him.

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    Seems odd that he has been operating in Costa Rica for 20 years and now that legalization happens in U.S. BOOM he is gone.

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    Wtf.

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    Quote Originally Posted by daneblazer View Post
    Wtf.

    glad to live in the US
    As far as kidnapping for ransoms I agree.. Doesn't happen in the US.. You'll just get robbed or shot instead.. Home invasion robberies on the rise...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Yjacket22`` View Post
    I put in a bitcoin payout request this morning at 5dimes for all my funds. Its now in my wallet. I sure hope Tony is alive, and also hope that 5dimes keeps on rockin. They are by far IMO the best book on the planet. I've been with them for a long time....since around 1999. Back to Tony, while again I hope he's alive, it does not sound good. I would think that he would probably want someone to put a line out on it. Tony, wherever you are, thank you for what you've done for the industry.
    You requested a bitcoin payout from 5dimes in the morning and was paid by afternoon? whats your secret? I requested a payout yesterday (just 1/4th of my balance) and havent gotten anything yet. i expect this to take 48 hours+ like it always does.

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    I wonder if Beantown Jim is behind this for that check Tony bounced on him a couple years ago.... Beaner is flush with cash now with his lottery winnings

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sam Odom View Post
    Dont even listen to anyone who works for a Forum (any forum) receiving $$$ from 5D... GET YOUR MONEY OUT

    Where would any semi-sharp person want their money right now - CRIS/BM or 5D ?
    I agree. Reduce exposure. Anyone who doesn't and gets burned in the coming weeks/months deserves it. Not saying 5D won't be fine, but risk is at an all-time high.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LT Profits View Post
    And now we know Tony's real name.

    Yes. It turns out "Tony" is really "Billy".

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