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    Peep
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    In praise of an honest sportsbook!

    I play at Olympic a fair amount, but for some reason haven't checked my "unsettled bets" amount for the last six months.

    I did check it yesterday while betting some WNBA, and, to my surprise, found an "unsettled bet" from Feb 4th NBA, a bet for $330 to win $300.

    I apparently didn't notice it at the time. I must have been really rich in February.

    I e-mailed Olympic customer service last night, and this morning I find Wally has added $660 to my account.

    Great book, really. They have their ways, as do we all, but they do try and do the right thing, which is far more than I can say for some.
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    I'm glad they corrected the issue promptly for you Peep, however it is disturbing that they let it slip through the cracks for that long.

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    Peep
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    however it is disturbing that they let it slip through the cracks for that long.
    LOL. Misgrades happen, part of sportsbetting.

    MUCH MORE disturbing to me I COULD LET IT slip through the cracks for that long!

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    Is that how far online gambling has fallen? That we are excited when the site actually does what it is supposed to.

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    Shouldn't he of added $630 .

    Out of the A+ books this one has always been the hidden gem. Still a lot of guys haven't tried them. Smaller players were not on their radar until a few years ago. But nowdays there as good as any A+ book.

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    Peep
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    Yeah, he added $630. My $330 and the $300 I won.

    I as suprised about what you say about "a lot of players haven't tried them". I would think a lot of recreational players would be quite comfortable there. A lot of offerings and they pay fast.

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    I found an old Arena football bet from February that was never graded. Unfortunately, it was a loser so Wally didn't add anything to my account

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    In my 10+ years of betting online, never had a book not grade a bet before. 5 months? That's unforgivable. I would withdraw my money ASAP.

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    The thing I found most shocking about this post is that he bet on the WNBA.

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    Quote Originally Posted by boxcar View Post
    The thing I found most shocking about this post is that he bet on the WNBA.
    And won!!!

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    Peep
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    I like betting Beaverball.

    I am even a royal member or somesuch, I get to see the games live on the internet, which really helps for betting second halves.

    Only places I can find to bet second halves so far are Pinny, Oly, CRIS and 5D. Anyone know of anyone else who posts them?

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    the book is great, but it takes them 7 business day to process a wire. pinnacle does it in 1-3 days.

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    Pinny should have a course on how to run a sportsbook. It should be available in all the universities in costa rica. then we wouldnt have crappy books left and right.

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    And how in the world did you not check that yourself? I check every wager i place more than once a day, im like a hawk

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    I really like The Greek Sportsbook, but why don't they upgrade the interface, just a little? i feel like I'm playing Space Invaders on my Atari when I log in to the sports betting section with the 80s style graphics. Actually, I don't even mind the graphics but I wish I could change the start times to eastern, and be able to bet round robins online.

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    Pinny is far from perfect. They don't even have a 800 number for phone in bets. I mean this is the 21st century, you can offer both.

    They don't offer IF bets either. And when you do a parlay the lines are always worse.

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