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    BOOKMAKER vs THEGREEK

    can anyone tell me with one of these guys are better, only because i am now using sportsbook.com and i am over with them .... i am tired of waiting on payment delays.. its been almost 2 months...... I JUST WANNA SWITCH FOR BETTER AND PROFESSIONAL BOOK.....i am from US by the way.

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    This one is easy, Greek.

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    Both BookMaker and TheGreek have there advantages and Disadvantages really, but there both top tier books that I'd recommend to anyone and feel very comfortable doing so from a security of funds standpoint.

    While BookMaker offers a nice loyalty program, they also have some very high withdraw fees. TheGreek might not have a loyalty program at all, but there payout fees for Fedex checks usually are in your hands in 3 business days or less. Not to mention the fees are much cheaper (like $35-40).

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    Both are good options for early lines and decent limits. Both have different software and site layouts so a new user will benefit from clicking around. Each book also has a sister book, BetJamaica and DSI, with a cheaper MLB Dimeline.

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    Welcome to SBR...

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    Waiting for sportsbook.com payout....


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    2500 betpoints equals a free payout with bookmaker. Over the last four months I have turned over at least 150000 betpoints (dollar waged=one bet point earned). My betpoints "bet points" have easily covered their not so juicy mlb lines---without a doubt their lines move quickly and in my case 5-15 points in the wrong direction. Nonetheless, their loyalty program has resulted in about 1500 dollars in freeplays.

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    Quote Originally Posted by InTheHole View Post
    2500 betpoints equals a free payout with bookmaker. Over the last four months I have turned over at least 150000 betpoints (dollar waged=one bet point earned). My betpoints "bet points" have easily covered their not so juicy mlb lines---without a doubt their lines move quickly and in my case 5-15 points in the wrong direction. Nonetheless, their loyalty program has resulted in about 1500 dollars in freeplays.
    If you beat them for any length of time, you will lose your betpoints.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Justin7 View Post
    If you beat them for any length of time, you will lose your betpoints.

    well aware of that but at the current rate ---best case senario (given my history) i cant see myself with more than 10k in the positive at years end. If they do choose to take away my betpoints with the amount of action (about 3k bets daily) ill move onto 5 dimes or a similar book where i can get a good line--bookmaker is too sharp IMO. right now the only thing that is keeping there is their betpoints and customer service which has been good.

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    The G R E E K!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Justin7 View Post
    If you beat them for any length of time, you will lose your betpoints.
    Betpoints aren't for sharps who beat line moves or find advantageous parlays on key numbers but it may be misleading to say if you beat them out of coin they are going away. Gamblers and whales who have been profitable have been known to get big comps.

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    The Greek. Bookmaker fails to state if you consistently win that they take your bet points away.

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    They don't take your betpoints away. They simply stop giving you more. BIG difference.

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    It's not a big difference. It's bullshit. The only way to get bet points is to bet money. Now if you win they stop giving them to you. So they want you to lose to take advantage of an ammenity? Bunch of bullshit if you ask me. I no longer give them big action. At one point I had 650,000 bet points

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    You'd be saying it was a big difference if you had hundreds or thousands in pending freeplays jacked when you got cut off.

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    neither right now, not till football.

    play with 10 cent bases, like BetJM or others

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    There is no right answer as to which is better.

    They are both great books and it all depends which one suits your needs better.

    The one thing that I love about Greek is I don't have to log in every 20 minutes the entire day.

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    thank you guys for all the replys, good to know that i will be in good hands no matter what.....so which one should go for as far the lines and withdraw go .... i like to bet on baseball and football between 100 and up to 600 and i usually make 3 or 4 withdrawal in month....so what's best for me???

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    Quote Originally Posted by vm.rs View Post
    thank you guys for all the replys, good to know that i will be in good hands no matter what.....so which one should go for as far the lines and withdraw go .... i like to bet on baseball and football between 100 and up to 600 and i usually make 3 or 4 withdrawal in month....so what's best for me???
    Based on the criteria in your post above and the two books your considering, I would go with TheGreek. I base my assessment on the withdraw fees factor, because there processing fees are much lower.

    Now after taking everything into consideration from what stated above. I would recommend that you play at BetJamaica because I don't feel you will have any issues about being labeled as a professional type player after taking everything into consideration.

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    Hard to suggest either of those IMO for a baseball guy. For football then yes great choices and outs to have.

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    Been with Bookmaker 3 years....never had a problem once

    I have read multiple problem threads on the greek...and the guy who runs it "tony"

    I dealt with betjm...5dimes...bodog...wsex...intertop s

    I miss Bowmans....they were the only book close to Bookmaker

    I only play at one site offshore.....I also have nevada right up hwy 50 so I dont need many offshore outs

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cloak & Dagger View Post
    Been with Bookmaker 3 years....never had a problem once

    I have read multiple problem threads on the greek...and the guy who runs it "tony"

    I dealt with betjm...5dimes...bodog...wsex...intertop s

    I miss Bowmans....they were the only book close to Bookmaker

    I only play at one site offshore.....I also have nevada right up hwy 50 so I dont need many offshore outs
    Mmmmm forgot CW

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    Quote Originally Posted by bettilimbroke999 View Post
    Mmmmm forgot CW
    when I say "dealt" with I meant played with the book for at least a year

    I experienced CW and it was a bad one for me....maybe for others its not

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cloak & Dagger View Post
    when I say "dealt" with I meant played with the book for at least a year

    I experienced CW and it was a bad one for me....maybe for others its not
    Cloaker,

    You are acutally talking normal without all the hate. Cloak I am starting to like your style. Keep it up pal and you will make AAO's Allstar poster list.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AgainstAllOdds View Post
    Cloaker,

    You are acutally talking normal without all the hate. Cloak I am starting to like your style. Keep it up pal and you will make AAO's Allstar poster list.
    lol....hey man....I was upset with you for calling me out...but I hold no grudges

    ever in life....no hate here....talking shit on the interwebs is just that

    check me out...I bring to the table what I can...always have

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    Bookmakers more convenient to make deposit via credit/Debit card than the Greek.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cloak & Dagger View Post
    Been with Bookmaker 3 years....never had a problem once

    I have read multiple problem threads on the greek...and the guy who runs it "tony"

    I dealt with betjm...5dimes...bodog...wsex...intertop s

    I miss Bowmans....they were the only book close to Bookmaker

    I only play at one site offshore.....I also have nevada right up hwy 50 so I dont need many offshore outs

    Tony runs 5dimes not Greek

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    Quote Originally Posted by Frank View Post
    Tony runs 5dimes not Greek
    oh shit...my bad...I confused the 2...thats right...the greek is a betjm partner

    oh well in that case I really havent seen anything about the greek around forumville

    I was talking about seeing 5 dimes threads

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    I also have nevada right up hwy 50 so I dont need many offshore outs
    Assuming you don't live in some random hick town, you're at least a 2 hour drive from Nevada. That's some expensive line shopping.

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    bump to a good thread

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