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SPORTS BETTING BLOG 2009

11/30/2009
The Obama administration has delayed enforcement of the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA) for six months until June 10, 2010.

11/20/2009
SBR administrator Crazy Lou writes, "5Dimes has purchased Sportbet and IslandCasino".

11/15/2009
The usual suspects are reported to be in slow pay mode, misgrading wagers or changing rollover requirements after depositing funds. 10bet, BetUS, Las Palmas, Dimeline, BetAfterBet, BetClic, Unibet and BonBet.

10/26/2009
Multiple forum posters reporting stryyke.com is in slow pay mode.

10/12/2009
SBR reports, "Enterbet has not found an answer to its ongoing sporadic payment cycles. The small post-up shop, which is based out of San Jose, Costa Rica has not made secret of the fact that players even with modest earnings have been placed on payment plans".

9/282009
Multiple forum posters reporting betafterbet.com is in slow pay mode.

8/31/2009
Although some posters have reported receiving withdrawals from WSEX complaints continue to be reported at multiple forums. These payout problems might be due to more then just processor issues.

8/16/2009
Multiple forum posters reporting that Stan James has been severely limiting and closing accounts of winning bettors.

8/5/2009
SBR forum poster Chopsticks writes, "It seems they (BetAfterBet) have been hit hard by bonus chasers, and they are usually quick to withdraw as soon as they complete the requirements. When there are so many of them it will cause payout time to increase".

7/25/2009
EOG forum founder The Shrink writes, "I have been reading some crazy stuff on a couple of forums regarding WSEX. So here's my offer...If anyone wants to turn over their WSEX funds to me, I will pay 90 cents on the dollar effective immediately".

7/24/2009
Multiple forum posters reporting slow payouts from WSEX. Editors Note: WSEX has a long history good customer service. It is our opinion that these slow payouts are most likely due to a processor issue.

6/27/2009
EOG forum founder The Shrink writes, "Within 24 hours after EOG.com arbitrated a dispute in favor of the player against a sportsbook (Lazerwager) and got the player paid in full, along comes another case we are asking assistance with".

6/17/2009
Multiple forum posters at Betting Advice and SBR reporting slow pay and account closures at Jetbull.com.

5/11/2009
Multiple forum posters at SBR reporting slow payouts at CasiNETo.

5/5/2009
Multiple forum posters at SBR reporting slow payouts at Heroes Casino.

3/26/2009
SBR forum poster Fizz writes, "As of today, all of BetJoint's customers will now be migrated to CRIS".

3/24/2009
Multiple forum posters at Betting Advice reporting bets being canceled after event start times and poor customer service from Bet365.

3/11/2009
Betting Advice forum poster bensark writes, "pinnaclesports.com are overrated these days. They became a lame bookie along side some of the worst in Europe like 10bet.com, bet365.com, sportingbet.com and bwin.com".

3/11/2009
Multiple forum posters at SBR reporting slow payouts from BetOT sportsbook.

3/11/2009
SBR forum moderator CrazyLou writes, "They (Las Palmas sportrsbook) are backed up by about a month. They have never outright stiffed or cheated anybody so I am optimistic that everyone will be taken care of".

2/25/2009
Posters from multiple forums reporting that Gold Victory sportsbook locked their account's due to fraudulent activity. Editors Note: Players were accused of having multiple accounts and bonus abuse evidenced by tracking IP addresses. It does not appear every player intentionally violated the sportsbook's terms and conditions.

2/21/2009
SBR forum moderator bigboydan writes, "Stryyke (sportsbook) has just been brutal over the course of the past few months when it comes to payouts. I've read reports that it's been taking up to as long as 50+ days before players receive their funds. Some have speculated that they might be the next Malta book to close up shop, however it hasn't happen yet".

2/17/2009
SBR forum moderator CrazyLou writes, "They (GoTo Entertainment sportsbook's and casino's) are telling owed players they don't have the money to pay and asking that players wait until more money flows in".

2/10/2009
Posters from multiple forums reporting slow payouts and or confiscation of funds from Bwin, Unitbet and Worldbet. The above listed sportsbooks are notorious for poor customer service at many sports betting forums.

1/29/2009
SBR forum moderator bigboydan writes, "SBR receives multiple reports of bounced checks from Oddsmaker players".

1/22/2009
Major Wager forum poster rm0874 writes, "I cashed out from a book (Belmont) and the check they sent me bounced".

1/20/2009
Kentucky Court of Appeals has ruled that the commonwealth cannot seize over 140 domain names of Internet gambling firms.

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