Best Online Sportsbook for MMA?

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  1. Quantum Guard

    Quantum Guard Purple Belt

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    Only threads I've found are >5 years old. I am a novice at betting. If you are experienced using an online sportsbook, who do you use and why?
     
  2. WalkenWouldOwn

    WalkenWouldOwn Steel Belt

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    I've used Sportsbook and 5dimes. 5dimes is better, although it was more difficult getting a payout the first time and their customer service was lacking in that regard where Sportsbook I found much easier.

    I prefer 5dimes because there just seems to be a lot more options, props, parlays, etc for MMA betting.
     
  3. kuromusha

    kuromusha LONZO LOOMS 2019

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    5dimes easily. The props they have allow you to make easy (but very small) money.
     
  4. LogicalInsanity

    LogicalInsanity Co-Founder of SDLS (Sexual Deviant Leftist Scum)

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    Sportsbook.com doesen't allow me to parlay my MMA bets. (which is bullshit)

    I've heard nothing but great things about 5dimes. Maybe I'll switch books.
     
  5. WalkenWouldOwn

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    This was my main motivation for switching.

    I went a little parlay crazy at first lol and it has been very up and down the last few events, but I love the option. The props are great too.

    Also, Sportsbook still does a $5 minimum bet right? 5dimes doesn't have that.
     
  6. Misfit23

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    Online sportsbook are fair game in the US?
     
  7. LogicalInsanity

    LogicalInsanity Co-Founder of SDLS (Sexual Deviant Leftist Scum)

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    Yup...sportsbook.com has a 5 dollar minimum.

    I had 2 withdrawals from Sportsbook.com...no problems (despite some of the horror stories I've read)

    what has your experience been like with 5dimes? Any issues with withdrawals?
     
  8. ZappBrannigan

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    I singed up for 5dimes and didn't even give a phone number. Didn't get to the stage where I could bet. I wanted to bet on rampage vs jones, and thankfully i didn't.

    I'm not a big gambler, so i just said F it and didn't bother to fully sign up.

    After a week or two some guy spammed my phone and left voice mails every few days for months. He kept saying I had money in an account and crap. He used some App that let him call from different numbers.

    FINALLY it stopped after like 6 months.

    I legit would stab that dude if I ever came face to face with him.
     
  9. LogicalInsanity

    LogicalInsanity Co-Founder of SDLS (Sexual Deviant Leftist Scum)

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    yeah, I had a similar experience. I signed up but couldn't deposit anything because my state had just implemented a fire wall on ban on online betting. I got a few phone calls and some ads in the mail. But I just told them online gambling is illegal now in my state and the phone calls stopped.
     
  10. Dolomite

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    /cough
     
  11. kuromusha

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    Depends on the state, I believe.
     
  12. WalkenWouldOwn

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    Yes. The only negative with 5dimes for me was my first withdrawal. Just horrible response from the customer service team... they would ask for a document, i'd send it, then get no answer.. would follow up a couple days later and they would say "Oh we need so and so too". Then they said a document that was very clear was illegible at which point I got very frustrated and they finally processed it. Usually the first ones are the only issue though from past experience with Bodog and Sportsbook. I haven't been on 5dimes long and only cashed out once but it was a pain.


    That said, others in the MMA betting threads have had great, seamless experiences cashing out on 5dimes so mine may have just been a rare occurrence.
     
  13. LogicalInsanity

    LogicalInsanity Co-Founder of SDLS (Sexual Deviant Leftist Scum)

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    The experience you describe is identical to mine regarding my first withdrawal. They dragged their feet, asked for a document, I sent it, they said it wasn't clear, I send it again...they drag their feet a litle more but I finally got my check and it didn't bounce.
     

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