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EnvivoSports (SBR ratign D-)

09.29.2006
tells customers they are closing and no longer accepting deposits. Players should call 1-866-888-6553 to request their balance.

BetAtlas &

09.28.2006

724Sports receive player praise at start of NFL season; earn upgrade from C to C+. Both are hosted and managed by Costa Rica-based Horizon Sports (SBR rating C+) and use BLR software.

GolfingGods (SBR rating D-)

09.27.2006
clients submit eight slow-pay complaints in six days. The golf sportsbook is not taking calls or responding to emails. During previous payout droughts, ownership has contacted SBR claiming that withdrawal problems were isolated to specific transfer methods. GolfingGods blamed fake transfer restrictions imposed by Neteller after a surge in payout complaints in December. Players should avoid this book, which is known for its unique golf matchup betting options.

BetButler (not rated) players losing hope

09.27.2006
Players are reporting that after initially receiving instructions to email the book’s "support center" for withdrawals, emails are bouncing. The sportsbook has been closed since September 9th, leaving users without any information except a homepage announcement:

To all users of BetButler.
From 22-09-2006 you will no longer be able to play at BetButler.
It is vital to say, that all player accounts will stay intact and your money is secure. Please login to your account and request a withdrawel. If any problems, please read our FAQ before you request help from our support (support@betbutler.com).
Thank you for playing at BetButler.