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    HAPPY BOY
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    losing my faith in offshore books

    quick history on how I found SBR,,,

    back in 2003 I hit ESB (English Sports Betting) pretty hard. Had over 5k began drawing 1k a week till they stopped paying.

    I searched the web and found SBR. they negotiated another $500 from those dead beats at ESB and then I got stiffed for 3k.

    I then learned about the A+ rated books ..actually used YouWager and Bookmaker before settling with BetOnLine.

    now this crap with the so called hack BOL and the site being down...I wonder if there is any place safe other than Vegas Sports books to wager..I mean shit if ENRON and Lehman Brothers went belly up over night whats to stop these deregulated offshore books doing the same.

    sux..wish USA would legalize and regulate sportsbooks.

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    jjgold
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    Vegas lol

    Not a dot on map anymore


    Nj mega capital of world
    Pa 2

    Offshore 3


    In terms
    Of volume offshore 1 by a mega mega mile

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    MikeTizzy
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    Bookmaker, cant go wrong. Actually u dont need offshores, most states have retail shops now and own mobile apps. Im in illinois, and theres 5 companies now , all with mobile and retail.

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    Is it possible for Bdetonline to recover any possible lost funds from accounts

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    Slayer most likely yes
    They need a total new tech dpt

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    Quote Originally Posted by MikeTizzy View Post
    Bookmaker, cant go wrong. Actually u dont need offshores, most states have retail shops now and own mobile apps. Im in illinois, and theres 5 companies now , all with mobile and retail.
    Most states? Not really.

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    Majority of states do not have legal gambling

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    What gets me is books that aren't even licensed in their country still demand "Know Your Customer" rules,
    and those KYC laws did change offshore when they were implemented. If you play at a licensed book then
    KYC laws actually do protect you and the book, but only if licensed. Check on that no matter where you go.

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    Like say if you are out of town for a few days and you have a balance at betonline and use a valid credit card on the site, you could get taken the the cleaners.

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    This tech issue will hurt betonline for sure

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    definitely not an A+ book. SBR needs to downgrade them after this.

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    Beats playing at these regulated USA books. Wait a few years until everything settles in and the books are happy with the customer base they built. All these promos and deals you see will vanish away. Just play at Bookmaker.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bonzaii View Post
    Beats playing at these regulated USA books. Wait a few years until everything settles in and the books are happy with the customer base they built. All these promos and deals you see will vanish away. Just play at Bookmaker.
    I should of stayed at bookmaker and Youwager

    Bol never again

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    Quote Originally Posted by firedawg View Post
    I should of stayed at bookmaker and Youwager

    Bol never again
    Bookmaker is best.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lakerboy View Post
    Bookmaker is best.
    Yeah I agree

    Hopefully bol goes live soon though

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    heritage/wagerweb and bookmaker. that is it for me.

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    No need for offshore. NA has retail shops everywhere

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    Quote Originally Posted by hubie69 View Post
    No need for offshore. NA has retail shops everywhere
    Wrong

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