Bill Dozer Reports

SBR BILL DOZER'S SLOW- & NO-PAY REPORTS
A detailed description of filed complaints against highly risky or flat out scam operations. SBR ratings updated as of last case update.

37 Slow Pay Reports

Internet1x2

Date Filed: 8/16/2004
Site: http://www.internet1x2.com
Phone: 1.866.760.6083
Location: Belize City, Belize.
Regulated: Not Registered No Registered.
Account: w****c
Complaint: Not Pay No Pay
Specifics: owed $624. Accounting's Indira is consistantly making false payout promises.
Book's Assessment: "payment is being processed".
SBR Assessment: valid complaint.
Action Taken: contacting 1x2 on player's behalf.
SBR Rating: F-
Status/Outcome: 9/13/04 SBR warning all owed players there is little reason to be optimistic.
Date Filed: 8/13/2004
Site: http://www.internet1x2.com
Phone: 1.866.760.6083
Location: Belize City, Belize.
Regulated: Not Registered No Registered.
Account: GK
Complaint: Not Pay No Pay.
Specifics: owed $8430 for 3 months.
Book's Assessment:  
SBR Assessment: valid complaint.
Action Taken: 8/18/04 delinquent account lists to be submitted to 1x2 management.
SBR Rating: F-
Status/Outcome:  
Date Filed: 8/3/2004
Site: http://www.internet1x2.com
Phone: 1.866.760.6083
Location: Belize City, Belize.
Regulated: Not Registered No Registered.
Account: p****u SHT
Complaint: Not Pay No Pay.
Specifics: Indira, from accts dept, telling player funds will be processed shortly.
Book's Assessment:  
SBR Assessment: valid complaint, Accounting's Idira will assure players payouts are processed before emails cease.
Action Taken: contacting 1x2 on player's behalf.
SBR Rating: F-
Status/Outcome:  
Date Filed: 7/29/2004
Site: http://www.internet1x2.com
Phone: 1.866.760.6083
Location: Belize City, Belize.
Regulated: Not Registered No Registered.
Account: OF
Complaint: 2 month no-pay $2348.
Specifics: Kevin in accounting told player payout was sent then stopped responding to email.
Book's Assessment:  
SBR Assessment: valid complaint.
Action Taken: contacting 1x2 on player's behalf.
SBR Rating: F-
Status/Outcome: 8/20/04 Company citing banking issues as reason for delay.
Date Filed: 7/25/2004
Site: http://www.internet1x2.com
Phone: 1.866.760.6083
Location: Belize City, Belize.
Regulated: Not Registered No Registered.
Account: 3***9 CB
Complaint: Not Pay No Pay.
Specifics: owed $1,500.
Book's Assessment: "payment is being processed".
SBR Assessment: valid complaint.
Action Taken: contacting 1x2 on player's behalf.
SBR Rating: F-
Status/Outcome: 8/1/04 waiting for reply from 1x2 9/1/04 Reps now blaming banking challenges for delay.
Date Filed: 7/9/2004
Site: http://www.internet1x2.com
Phone: 1.866.760.6083
Location: Belize City, Belize.
Regulated: Not Registered No Registered.
Account: CQ
Complaint: $3,200 owed since 1/04.
Specifics:  
Book's Assessment: "you should adress Ido".
SBR Assessment: valid complaint.
Action Taken: contacting 1x2 on player's behalf.
SBR Rating: F-
Status/Outcome: 8/10/04 Dave of 1x2 asks for more time.
Date Filed: 6/8/2004
Site: http://www.internet1x2.com
Phone: 1-800-395-6361
Location: Belize City, Belize.
Regulated: Not Registered No Registered.
Account: IT***
Complaint: Not Pay No Pay
Specifics: 5 months No-pay and 3 mos not returning emails.
Book's Assessment: asks for account info.
SBR Assessment: valid complaint.
Action Taken: SBR calling Ido, book owner, regularly for status of many 1x2 slow-pays.
SBR Rating: F
Status/Outcome: 7/6/04 Player paid in full.
Date Filed: 5/18/2004
Site: http://www.internet1x2.com
Phone: 1-800-395-6361
Location: Belize City, Belize.
Regulated: Not Registered No Registered.
Account: HT***
Complaint: $1500 no-pay dating back to 10/03.
Specifics: Player received half of his withdrawal 10/03, owed $1500.
Book's Assessment: N/A
SBR Assessment: 1x2 selectively paying some.
Action Taken: Inquired on player's behalf.
SBR Rating: F
Status/Outcome: 5/25 Owner requests client info. 6/09 1x2 stalling, again asking for client info as excuse to get off phone.
Date Filed: 5/18/2004
Site: http://www.internet1x2.com
Phone: 1.866.760.6083
Location: Belize City, Belize.
Regulated: Not Registered No Registered.
Account: d***h KK
Complaint: slow-pay
Specifics: Player states "nothing is sent but excuses". Waiting since 12/03.
Book's Assessment:  
SBR Assessment: valid complaint.
Action Taken: contacting 1x2 on player's behalf .
SBR Rating: F
Status/Outcome:  
Date Filed: 5/16/2004
Site: http://www.internet1x2.com
Phone: 1-800-395-6361
Location: Belize City, Belize.
Regulated: Not Registered No Registered.
Account:  
Complaint: 5 month slow pay.
Specifics: over 5 months while offering multiple excuses and false assurances.
Book's Assessment: Initially blamed Easter for delayed payment.
SBR Assessment: Valid complaint, There is a long line of excuses given to client.
Action Taken: Inquired on player's behalf.
SBR Rating: F
Status/Outcome: 5/17/04 Management to respond.

BetCSI

Date Filed: 6/11/2004
Site: http://www.betcsi.com/
Phone: none
Location: Costa Rica
Regulated: Not Registered No Registered.
Account: csi****58
Complaint: Not PayNo payout or email replies.
Specifics: $400 owed, deposited by neteller, no bonuses involved.
Book's Assessment:  
SBR Assessment: valid complaint. At the least, this company needs to hire a CS department.
Action Taken: 6/14/04 Contacted Duane,owner on player's behalf .
SBR Rating: D-
Status/Outcome: 6/16/04 Duane says he will personally process payout next day. 6/17/04 Duane takes day off 6/23/04 Payout deducted from balance but not sent to player's neteller.
Date Filed: 5/26/2004
Site: http://www.betcsi.com/
Phone: none
Location: Costa Rica
Regulated: Not Registered No Registered
Account: CSI116**
Complaint: Not PayNo payout or email replies
Specifics: 3 week acount audit with no email replys on payout status
Book's Assessment: "We don't give priority to bonus winners but will take care of this in the AM"
SBR Assessment: valid complaint, player left wondering.
Action Taken: contacted management on player's behalf
SBR Rating: D-
Status/Outcome: 5/28/04 agreed to process payout

Bet On Sports

Date Filed: 6/11/2004
Site: http://www.betonsports.com
Phone: 1-888-999-2387
Location: Costa Rica.
Regulated: Not Registered No Registered.
Account: 21XXX0
Complaint: Not Pay No Pay.
Specifics: $400 payout pending for 3 weeks as of 6/11/04.
Book's Assessment: "His account manager is on vacation".
SBR Assessment: valid complaint, player left wondering.
Action Taken: In talks with BOS management.
SBR Rating: D
Status/Outcome: 6/17/04 BOS tells SBR account is frozen until next week when manager returns from vacation.6/7/04 Management suspects fraud but admits having no proof. SBR to resume talks with BOS after player provides irrlevant document.

SportsInterAction

Date Filed: 6/10/2004
Site: http://www.sportsinteraction.com
Phone: 1-888-922-5575
Location: Kahnawake Mohawk Territory, Canada.
Regulated: Not Registered No Registered.
Account: ****ins
Complaint: Slow-Pay.
Specifics: SIA is asking for WU receipt from over 1 yr ago.
Book's Assessment: Document needed for fraud control.
SBR Assessment: valid complaint, unreasonable request, SIA continues to stall payouts.
Action Taken: contacted SIA on player's behalf .
SBR Rating: D
Status/Outcome: 6/29/04 SIA drops request and issues payout.

GoTo Casino

Date Filed: 6/9/2004
Site: http://www.gotocasino.com
Phone: 1-888-333-7529
Location: Costa Rica
Regulated: Not Registered No Registered.
Account: *****
Complaint: Not Pay No Pay.
Specifics: $4586 owed.
Book's Assessment: N/A
SBR Assessment: valid complaint.
Action Taken: contacted management on player's behalf.
SBR Rating: F-
Status/Outcome: 6/12/04 player receiving small installments. If funds are paid in full it will likely be at the start of football.

Gold Palace

Date Filed: 6/7/2004
Site: http://www.betgoldpalacesportsbook.com
Phone: 1-800-493-5719
Location: Costa Rica
Regulated: Not Registered No Registered.
Account: JS***
Complaint: Not Pay No Pay.
Specifics: Gold Palace has paid only what player initialy deposited. $17,882 now owed
Book's Assessment: "We are broke and feel bad about this".
SBR Assessment: valid complaint.
Action Taken: contaced Gold Palace on player's behalf.
SBR Rating: F-
Status/Outcome: 6/10/04 Gold Palace admits being broke and waiting for football season.
Date Filed: 4/17/2004
Site: http://www.betgoldpalacesportsbook.com
Phone: 1-800-493-5719
Location: Costa Rica
Regulated: Not Registered No Registered.
Account:  
Complaint: slow pay/lies.
Specifics: Player initially given excuses such as Easter holiday, accounting is closed, manager not in country, and false processing dates.
Book's Assessment: CEO is attempting to shuffle funds in order to pay players.
SBR Assessment: valid complaint, book currently broke and on last leg after "DoS attack", BGP is looking for funds from Panama investor.
Action Taken: Communicating with CS manager Dave in an attempt to obtain any funds available. F rating enforced .
SBR Rating: F-
Status/Outcome: 4/21/04 Pending, 5/03/04 Two $1k installments made. Player asked to wait indefinately for $7K balance 5/12/04 Book states they are broke and asking owed clients to wait for football bettors to deposit.

Oasis

Date Filed: 6/7/2004
Site: http://www.oasiscasino.com
Phone: 1-800-922-4515
Location: Curacao
Regulated: Not Registered No Registered.
Account: MR***
Complaint: Not Pay No Pay.
Specifics: bonus confiscation.
Book's Assessment:  
SBR Assessment: valid complaint.
Action Taken: Spoke to Oasis management on player's behalf.
SBR Rating: C+
Status/Outcome: 6/9/04 Oasis immediately reissued bonus funds.

Apex Sportsbook

Date Filed: 6/7/2004
Site: http://www.ApexSportsbook.com
Phone: 1-800-777-5246
Location: Costa Rica
Regulated: Not Registered No Registered.
Account: multiples.
Complaint: multiple slow pays.
Specifics: 4 weeks without payment.
Book's Assessment: Book in negative equity attempting to obtain cash. Owner says.
SBR Assessment: valid complaint.
Action Taken: SBR to monitor and attempt to help manage viable payment plan.
SBR Rating: F-
Status/Outcome: On 6/23/04 Robbie contacted SBR to announce the closing of Apex and the termination of new payment plans.

7/07/04 Owners Robbie and Paul are now the internet marketing department for PlatinumSB.com. SBR estimates they have stiffed players $260,000.

Bet On Sports Online

Date Filed: 5/26/2004
Site: http://www.betonsportsonline.com
Phone: 1-866-521-9444
Location: Costa Rica
Regulated: Not Registered No Registered.
Account: T08**
Complaint: Slow-pay.
Specifics: $10,000 owed.
Book's Assessment: we are trying to make it to football [to get some deposits]
SBR Assessment: valid complaint.
Action Taken: 5/28/04 speaking with Victor who is agreeing to pay out in small installments.
SBR Rating: F
Status/Outcome: 6/17/04 waiting for next $500 random payment.

English Spots Betting

Date Filed: 5/25/2004
Site: http://www.telebet.com
Phone: 1-800-835-3238
Location: IE
Regulated: Not Registered No Registered.
Account: 15***
Complaint: $150 no-pay.
Specifics: ESB misses all initial payout dates.
Book's Assessment: “We only take care of players who can afford to bet.”
SBR Assessment: Scam Sportsbook.
Action Taken: Inquired on player's behalf. 6/29/04 Again, requested payment on behalf of player.
SBR Rating: F
Status/Outcome: Advised player not to expect funds. SBR to call ESB weekly to remind them of stolen funds.7/7/04 Player receives full payment from ESB via check.

Las Vegas Official Bet

Date Filed: 5/24/2004
Site: lasvegasofficialbet.com
Phone: 888-803-1689
Location: Costa Rica
Regulated: Not Registered No Registered.
Account: 20***
Complaint: Not Pay No Pay.
Specifics:  
Book's Assessment: LVOB told player he would get his funds once the company was sold.
SBR Assessment: This is TheOnlineBet under different domain name. Thiefs.
Action Taken: Advised player not to expect funds.
SBR Rating: F-
Status/Outcome: 6/02/04 Site and phone down.

Player's Club International

Date Filed: 5/22/2004
Site: http://www.betpci.com
Phone: 1-800-398-4724
Location: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
Regulated: Not Registered No Registered.
Account: P105**
Complaint: Not Pay No Pay.
Specifics: rules suggest "winnings can be withdrawn at any time" regardless of rollover but player upset when bonus is revoked.
Book's Assessment: Roll over includes funds won.Our rules may be unclear.
SBR Assessment: CS issue/misunderstanding.
Action Taken: SBR speaks with management about rules.
SBR Rating: C-
Status/Outcome: Rules reworded but player is not compensated.

Platinum Sports

Date Filed: 5/1/2004
Site: http://www.betplatinum.com
Phone: 1- 877-238-7528
Location: Costa Rica
Regulated: Not Registered No Registered.
Account:  
Complaint: Not Pay No Pay.
Specifics: Player says he deposited $10k after solicited by rep. W/drawals go un processed as Platinum instructs him to get it from specific rep.
Book's Assessment: As of 5/02/04 N/A.
SBR Assessment: valid complaint.
Action Taken: reach management on player’s behalf.
SBR Rating: D
Status/Outcome: Pending.

5/10/04 Post up funds sent back to player ($10,000 of $32,830) 5/12/04 Player given access to remainder of funds. The book says that they are no longer suspicious player is connected to former employee.

Wager Free

Date Filed: 4/27/2004
Site: http://www.wagerfree.com
Phone: 1-800-496-5976
Location: Nevada
Regulated: Not Registered No Registered.
Account:  
Complaint: Not Pay No Pay $13650.
Specifics: Acct goes under review and funds disappear. Player is offered 2k to keep quiet
Book's Assessment: “I can do whatever I want”.
SBR Assessment: Theft.
Action Taken: Spoken at length with Garet Bradford, GM of this scam operation.
SBR Rating: F-
Status/Outcome: 5/01 Player hopes to save others from this scam. Bradford is former Vegas radio Tout. Anthony Barozzi is co-owner of this operation. 6/12/04 WagerFree to face potential legal action. WagerFree is located in Nevada.

Bet Casino Sports (BCS)

Date Filed: 4/26/2004
Site: http://www.betcasinosports.com
Phone: 1-888-924-3751
Location: Costa Rica
Regulated: Not Registered No Registered.
Account:  
Complaint: Not Pay No Pay.
Specifics: $5000 held by book.
Book's Assessment: Valid complaint, book yet to provide documentation or final decision.
SBR Assessment: Valid complaint.
Action Taken: Inquired on player's behalf.
SBR Rating: F
Status/Outcome: 4/27/04 John at BCS asks SBR for 1 week to provide documentation or payment 5/12/04 Initial installment of payment plan to be paid today.

Pros Bet

Date Filed: 4/25/2004
Site: http://www.prosbet.com
Phone: 1-800-699-2437
Location: Curacao
Regulated: Not Registered No Registered.
Account:  
Complaint: Not Pay No Pay.
Specifics: $3650 (after 7 week slow-pay on installment). Player claims slow paid a w/d request 7 weeks and was then alerted account would be closed due to “aggressive behavior” to CS. Funds disappear.
Book's Assessment: “ Let us look at it”.
SBR Assessment: Valid complaint, no funds and no reason shown.
Action Taken: Inquired on player's behalf, Mgr Mauricio to deliver report to SBR.
SBR Rating: F
Status/Outcome: 4/30/04 pending 5/10/04 Management avoiding SBR inquiries 5/12/04 Prosbet said to pay post but not winnings. Management states that they are still requesting reasoning from ownership. 5/16/04 stiffing player $3,650 saying.

Sportsbook.com

Date Filed: 4/24/2004
Site: http://sportsbook.com
Phone: 1-800-632-6088
Location: Costa Rica
Regulated: Not Registered No Registered.
Account:  
Complaint: Slow-pay $1900
Specifics: After a week and no response to payout request, Sportsbook.com announces account under routing investigation.
Book's Assessment: Routine audit forwarded to accounting department.
SBR Assessment: valid complaint.
Action Taken: Inquired on player's behalf .
SBR Rating: C-
Status/Outcome: 5/17/04 After weeks, player finally getting word payment will be processed.
Date Filed: 1/16/2004
Site: http://sportsbook.com
Phone: 1-800-632-6088
Location: Costa Rica
Regulated: Not Registered No Registered.
Account:  
Complaint: bank wires not being processed for over 4 weeks.
Specifics: Player given many dates which seemed to be guesses by clerks wanting to end the call.
Book's Assessment: Management says bank is to blame and many are experiencing delays
SBR Assessment: History of accounting errors and an inability to process financial transactions in a timely fashion would suggest this is more of the same. Terrible CS also leads players to believe they are experiencing stall tactics.
Action Taken: Inquired on player's behalf, obtained expected pay date.
SBR Rating: C-
Status/Outcome: Player paid in full.

88SportsBetting and RoundersClub

Date Filed: 4/21/2004
Site: http://www.88sportsbetting.com
Phone: 1-800-800-2128
Location: Antigua
Regulated: Not Registered No Registered.
Account:  
Complaint: Not Pay No Pay.
Specifics: account closed, funds confiscated.
Book's Assessment:  
SBR Assessment: 4/26/04: Valid Compliant, book forced to guess due to poor records. No one has any idea where and why funds were confiscated including player. Book offers prompt investigation.
Action Taken: Inquired on player's behalf, SBR to investigate.
SBR Rating: F+
Status/Outcome: 4/26/04 Pending: expecting immediate response from book. 4/29/04 Sininter attempting to point us to gaming commision claiming they made final decision. 5/10/04 Gabe, manager for Sininter sportsbooks, to give SBR response. 9/01/04 Sininter ownership contacts SBR to re-examine issue. Fraud department now claiming account was closed becasue player was in syndicate.

Bet on USA

Date Filed: 4/15/2004
Site: http://www.betonusa.com
Phone: 1-866-238-6687
Location: Costa Rica
Regulated: Not Registered No Registered.
Account:  
Complaint: 1 month slow-pay.
Specifics: Player initially told computer trouble caused delay, 2nd delay due to processing mistake, 3rd inquiry "check should be in the mail"Date Filed: 4/15/04.
Book's Assessment: "Check was en route".
SBR Assessment: valid complaint, player given multiple excuses.
Action Taken: Inquired on player's behalf and arranged immediate payment via Neteller.
SBR Rating: D-
Status/Outcome: Player paid in full.

Royal Sports

Date Filed: 4/11/2004
Site: http://www.betroyal.com
Phone: 1-800-818-1000
Location: Curacao
Regulated: Not Registered No Registered, part of CIGA until 4/18/04.
Account:  
Complaint: slow-pay.
Specifics: $2500 Neteller w/d requests go ignored.
Book's Assessment: management was out of town, Neteller account not sufficiently funded for the week.
SBR Assessment: valid complaint.
Action Taken: Inquired on player's behalf and arranged immediate payment via Neteller, yet Royal has now alerted player he has reached max Neteller payout, must choose new method.
SBR Rating: D-
Status/Outcome: bank wire pending 4/21/04.
Date Filed: 4/11/2004
Site: http://www.betroyal.com
Phone: 1-800-818-1000
Location: Curacao
Regulated: Not Registered No Registered, part of CIGA until 4/18/04.
Account:  
Complaint: Not Pay No Pay.
Specifics: $7800 held by book.
Book's Assessment: Book sayswinnings included Royal's awarded bonus. Bonus was given as relief for player's lost funds at defunct BetPanAM. Book now feels BetPanAM may eventually pay and therefore has rights to funds. Book also feels publicly abused by player after doing "favor".
SBR Assessment: Valid complaint, Royal reaching to third parties for excuse to handle business in favor of the house. Royal changing rules as it sees fit. Bonus offered was bad business decision but player's funds were indeed risked as requirement was met. Player states management said bonus was not conditional. Royal had already previously slow paid this client due to "waiting list of regular clients".
Action Taken: Inquired on player's behalf, debated at length regarding the difference between a roll-over required bonus and a bailout.
SBR Rating: D-
Status/Outcome: Management satisfied BetPanAm is unlikely to pay and agrees to pay its player.4/23/04 bank wire pending 4/27/04 player paid in full.

Spreads

Date Filed: 4/8/2004
Site: http://www.spreads.com
Phone: 1-800-536-4864
Location: Costa Rica
Regulated: Not Registered No Registered
Account:  
Complaint: withdrawal requests ignored
Specifics: Player advised to contact multiple employees who could help get answers. Emails left initially were unanswered. Spreads ultimately told player to talk to BetCBS management. BetCBS manages Spreads.com's daily operations.
Book's Assessment: Dan (manager at CBS) stated all players would be paid once Spreads paid CBS the outstanding amount and not before.
SBR Assessment: Dangerous formula, no party claiming responsibility throughout for player negative experience.
Action Taken: Inquired on player's behalf, obtained expected pay date.
SBR Rating: D
Status/Outcome: Player paid in full.
Date Filed: 4/7/2004
Site: http://www.spreads.com
Phone: 1-800-536-4864
Location: Costa Rica
Regulated: Not Registered No Registered
Account:  
Complaint: withdrawal requests denied/slow-pay.
Specifics: Request for $2500 via Western Union denied.
Book's Assessment: Spreads.com was late to make payments via all methods. Spreads.com appears to be under control of BetCBS until payment issues arrive. Players are then lead on a chase for answers.
SBR Assessment: Dangerous formula, no party claiming responsibility throughout for player negative experience.
Action Taken: Inquired on player's behalf, obtained expected pay date.
SBR Rating: D
Status/Outcome: Player paid in full.

Money Plays Casino/Sportsbook

Date Filed: 3/14/2004
Site: http://www.moneyplayscasino.com
Phone: 1-800-431-9096
Location: Costa Rica
Regulated: Not Registered No Registered.
Account:  
Complaint: Not Pay No Pay.
Specifics: account closed, funds confiscated.
Book's Assessment: Player cheated using casino robot.
SBR Assessment: Valid Complaint.Player initially told that personal changes in accounting was reason for payment delay; Albert in customer service then cited "international banking challenges" as reason for delay. Management now claims player cheated. Player account was closed and no further explanation was given.
Action Taken: Inquired on player's behalf and requested explanation of actions. SBR giving substantial time for management to show evidence of claim.
SBR Rating: F+
Status/Outcome: 4/26/04 Pending: Promise of casino documents unfulfilled after 3 weeks. Owner, Barry, said to be only decision maker though never on site. 4/29/04 MP continues to portray player as cheater while refusing to show documentation.

Sportsbetting Trivia

Date Filed: 11/5/2003
Site: http://www.sportsbettingtrivia.com
Phone: 1-866-270-7562
Location: Costa Rica
Regulated: Not Registered No Registered.
Account:  
Complaint: neteller not processed.
Specifics: neteller withdrawals not being processed or being sent out in small installments
Book's Assessment: Owner, Barry Clark, attributes problems to "rogue employee theft". Admits 8 player experienced payment delays and paid via wrong method.
SBR Assessment: valid complaint.
Action Taken: Inquired on player's behalf, obtained expected pay date.
SBR Rating: D+
Status/Outcome: Player paid in full. Player then decides to deposit w/ SBT again, saying "I like the trivia".

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