At most US facing online sportsbooks you'll find a lot of the markets such as method of victory come out just before the event, so if you're not seeing what you're looking for check back then.
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So it's been awhile since I've registered at 5Dimes and only now am getting around to attempting to deposit. Was looking at the debit deposit option and it sounded like too much hassle what with sending photocopies of your ID and such. Anyway, I pull up live chat support on the site the other day to ask about information regarding money orders and the chat support guy tells me to send him my user ID and password. I'm thinking it's no big deal, but I even type back to him that I'm a little uneasy letting him know my password and he reply's that it's necessary. Once again I don't think I have to be too worried about on-site support doing anything weird so I give him my password and he tells me they will send my an e-mail with information for money-orders. Never got the e-mail since as of this post and it's been days.
As I said earlier ITT, I'm brand new to on-line sports betting and just wanted someones confirmation weather or not I should be concerned. Am I over-reacting or is this a little shady?
Entirely standard. Is the same way at many books to the point when I start a live chat I say: Hi my account # is XXXX and password XXXXX (of course this at the books I know will ask for it).
It is poor practice but 5Dimes, BetOnline, Bookmaker, DSI etc. will all ask for this. With others when calling on phone, example TheGreek, is the same. First thing they always ask is user name and password.
I'd be lying if I said there have never been security breaches due to this at other books. I'm not aware of any of those at 5Dimes, though is certainly possible. A good idea, if worried about it, you can change your password immediately after finishing with support.
Regarding not getting an email this is sometimes standard. Support reps get overwhelmed and forget things and multiple follow up is sometimes required. Same issue when trying to transfer a friend, I think only around 80% of the time it actually gets done and you will need to contact them back on it the others.
SBO's large limits are on soccer for Asian handicap. Even smaller leagues can be $8K+ max, but on 1X2 might be $400. For top leagues $12K+ on Asian handicap, but like $4K on 1X2. Multiple max is allowed when odds move or limits reset but is not always consistent, it will show you what is allowed on ticket.
Yeah only soccer is good. Even NFL I think is like $1500 max but higher on night tames. College hoops can be like $100. They are a soccer bookie - the main one for Asian handicap.
Mine is in Euros but ok those check out. Thank you so much btw.
It is the smaller leagues like Northern Ireland League Cup and Scotland Division 2 where it is 542eu and 271eu respectively for Asian. I am just going to assume that is normal and will always have small caps on it.
It would seem ****** has higher limits on all of them, man I have been fighting this because of Moneybookers, oh well. Time to close down 5dimes and ship it to ****** little by little.
Thanks again PropPlayer, you must know how helpful you are but thank you a ton!!!
Bovada questions... Do they have any inter-book transfer options? Do they limit only after a certain amount has been won, or are more advanced criteria used? I vaguely remember them having slow pay issues -- are these a thing of the past? How would you rate the overall risk vs. 5d or bookmaker? Thanks.
Unless has recently changed, which I doubt though is possible, Bovada does not offer transfers, neither book2book or player2player and never has.
Wiper, where are you seeing Bovada slow pays? I haven't seen recent complaints.
5Dimes no idea on check to US. I need to contact them during hours though, I requested a NETELLER which almost always comes AM next business day (like clockwork forever) but requested it on an overnight, 2 full business days have passed, and it hasn't been processed. Going to contact to see if it got lost or something, not too worried about it, just odd as always has been hours not days.