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Bookmaker Ratings helps resolve 30,000 euro payout delay

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Bookmaker Ratings helps resolve 30,000 euro payout delay

At Bookmaker Ratings, not only do we provide bookmaker reviews and regular betting tips, but we also liaise with both bookmakers and punters – acting as an intermediary to solve any issues that arise. One such recent case saw our team help a punter recover a sum of 30,946 euros from 1xbet. A dispute between punter and bookmaker was brought to our attention. Having won a series of bets the punter was hoping to withdraw their winnings. However, they were informed that a verification problem was preventing this. Having contacted the bookmaker several times, the punter failed to reach the desired…

Betfred Chief Executive leaves his post

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Betfred Chief Executive leaves his post

The Racing Post reports that John Haddock has left his post of Chief Executive at Betfred. Co-owner and co-founder Fred Done said: “I would like to thank John for his 30 years of loyal unblemished service and I wish him well for the future. For the time being I shall be assuming all of John’s duties.” Mr Haddock began his career in the bookmaking industry as a betting shop manager for Ladbrokes in Altrincham. In 1986 he joined Betfred, which at the time only had 25 outlets, becoming CEO of the company. He played an important role in the expansion…

Claudio Ranieri: “I don’t have a good relationship with the bookmakers”

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Claudio Ranieri: “I don’t have a good relationship with the bookmakers”

Sam Allardyce was sacked as England manager after a corruption scandal. Claudio Ranieri appeared on the list of applicants for the vacancy, the chances of which are rated by the bookmakers. The manager of English champions Leicester City, who is a specialist in response, says he does not have a good relationship with the bookmakers. AFP journalist Tom Williams wrote on his Twitter account that when Ranieri was told that he was on the bookmakers’ list of candidates to become the next England boss he said: “The bookmakers? You know I have not a good relationship with the bookmakers!” Note…

Jurgen Klopp doesn’t understand betting odds

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Jurgen Klopp doesn’t understand betting odds

When asked about betting in the Premier League, Jurgen Klopp remarked: “I don’t understand the numbers! “Where I come from you keep your money… you don’t do something like this. “It’s not too important for me but it’s better we have something like an optimistic mood around. “I think in this moment Liverpool feels good. That’s how it is, they’ve seen us playing, we had this very important game now against Hull and we did it in a really impressive way.” “It’s nice to see [the table] but the one problem is the number, it is six games now so it’s…

Betfred win battle to purchase 360 outlets from Ladbrokes & Coral

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Betfred win battle to purchase 360 outlets from Ladbrokes & Coral

As expected, Betfred will soon acquire 360 shops from Ladbrokes and Coral, say The Irish Independent. Betfred, based in Manchester, were the main contenders for the purchase of the betting shops and, back in December 2015, the founder of the company Fred Dawn explained how his company were ready to take around 500 new outlets on board. At the start of August 2016, Irish bookmaker Boylesports filed an application to acquire the 360 outlets from Ladbrokes and Gala Coral, offering them £100m (more than $132m). Betfred currently has a total of 1370 outlets in the UK and in 2011 the…

Bookmakers make Ryan Giggs favourite for Swansea job

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Bookmakers make Ryan Giggs favourite for Swansea job

Despite the fact that Francesco Guidolin is still in charge of Premier League club Swansea, bookmakers have started to take bets on the next head coach of the Swans. The main contender for the job according to Betfair is former Manchester United midfielder Ryan Giggs. Odds on the Manchester United legend leading the Swans are as low as 11/25. Second in the list of contenders to be the next head coach of the Welsh side is Wales national team coach Chris Coleman, with the odds on him being appointed standing at 11/2. In third place is another Manchester United player,…

Manchester Derby Offer – 8/1 United OR 10/1 City!

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Manchester Derby Offer – 8/1 United OR 10/1 City!

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Payout delay – 1000 EUR – OTOBET – December 9, 2016

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Payout delay – 1000 EUR – OTOBET – December 9, 2016

I have account in otobet.com from 2015. My betting account is fully verified after registration. I made to now some witdrawals successfully without any problem. At 13.11.2016 I make new witdrawal of 1000 euros to my neteller account but not recieved money yet. I not recieved answer from bookmaker about this delay. No connection and with bookmaker phones too. Please help me to resolve this problem!

Payout delay – 281.86 GBP – Ladbrokes – November 18, 2016

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Payout delay – 281.86 GBP – Ladbrokes – November 18, 2016

I placed a win bet of £147.64p at odds of 10/11 on Evgeny Tyurnev to beat Alrxander Lobkov in play. The match was 0-0 in sets at the time and with serve. Tyurnev won 2-0 in straight sets. The match was played on 02/09/16 two months ago. I have asked them for an explanation and Ladbrokes are giving me no information into the ‘investigation’ they have. No transparency whatsoever. Thank you

Account suspended – 383 EUR – bwin – November 8, 2016

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Account suspended – 383 EUR – bwin – November 8, 2016

Dear BR Team, On October 2016 I registered at Bwin.com bookmaker, deposited 50€ and got the 100% bonus of 50€. I wagered the requested amount of 300€ and asked for a withdraw. My account was fully verified (I sent them the scan of my passport) so I expected that the withdrawal won’t take long. 5 days after my withdrawal request Bwin blocked my account. I asked them why did they do so. Today I recieved this e-mail: “Dear Mr Egger, Thank you for your chat request. We would like to inform you that we have decided to permanently close your…

Bonus not given – 20 GBP – tlcbet.co.uk – October 22, 2016

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Bonus not given – 20 GBP – tlcbet.co.uk – October 22, 2016

they ask you to place 5 bets to get a free £20 ive lost £100 on the site 5x £20 bets and then live chated for the new customer offer and was told im not entitled? then given a link to some terms and conditions but given no explanation. i read though the ts and cs and have not done anything to give them any reason to refuse me

Bonus not given – 50 GBP – 12bet.uk – October 20, 2016

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Bonus not given – 50 GBP – 12bet.uk – October 20, 2016

im a new customer ive complained to ibas as it says on their site, its a disgrace how they treat new customers. they have a new customer offer where your average stake after 6 bets is given as a free bet upto £50. i did £300 worth of bets 6 x £50 and they all lost except the last which won me £112.5 back on gladbach last night. ive requested the free bet on live chat and was given no explanation as to why im ineligible, was just said im not eligible and given no reason as to why. they…

Payout delay – 30.946 EUR – 1Xbet – October 12, 2016

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Payout delay – 30.946 EUR – 1Xbet – October 12, 2016

Dear Sirs, I did open 1xbet account last year. After several deposits and withdrawals, I was not allowed to make withdrawal and was told to send a photo of my passport. It was six months ago and after that, I’ve never got any response from them. All the time, they sent me automatic e-mails “You will get the answer after the verification process is completed” . I think, I’ve received so far over 100 same e-mails. I have just one account, on my name, even don’t know anyone from Serbia who has account at 1xbet. I made several deposits, in…

Balance confiscation – 3.8 EUR – mybahis.com – July 22, 2016

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Balance confiscation – 3.8 EUR – mybahis.com – July 22, 2016

First of all i am having once again problems with one of the bookmakers who pretend that they are registered in UK. The company is mybahis.com What is my story? Before 2 days i have opened an account by them and i won 2 bets in their site. Tried to withdraw the money but they closed my account and said it’s under investigation and it’s normal procedure. Just to mention that at the begin I was told i will not have some kind of problems with them. Today i contacted them once again and they said me exactly the same:…

Payout delay – 850 EUR – Bet MIRA – July 18, 2016

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Payout delay – 850 EUR – Bet MIRA – July 18, 2016

Hy, i have a verified account on Betmira, I waited for the letter for a few weeks and I had previuos withdrawals. Now I have been waiting for a withdraw of 440€ for 14 days, while it states in their terms that a withdraw takes up to 5 days. And today I got this email from them: Our betting room Bet MIRA doesn’t welcome «arbitrage players»,we limit their opportunities as much as possible. Persons, suspected in such fraud actions, will be thoroughly checked, also for them we will set individual terms of withdrawing funds . Therefore, we ask these players…

Payout delay – 17 EUR – Tipobet1.com – July 17, 2016

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Payout delay – 17 EUR – Tipobet1.com – July 17, 2016

I just wanted to tell you about my story with Tipobet,The industry is working for Bulgarian customers already and they are using http://tipobet402.com/ as bookie for Bulgaria, Turkey and other companies.The headcompany is tipobet.com which company is registered in Germany.From 2 months i am playing in Tipobet and deposited at least 7-8k EUR total via Ecopayz.This week i began to win and finally at Friday i reached my target from 17k EUR after a win in Austrian game Wiener-Ritzing http://i.hizliresim.com/jnb9R9.jpgHere you can see also my winnings from the game which total were 17k EUR only from this game.After i had…

Payout delay – 1200 USD – Betmira – July 12, 2016

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Payout delay – 1200 USD – Betmira – July 12, 2016

Hi there, unfortunately I have to write a complaint about Betmira. I made a deposit there and won at least over 1.200$. I thought, that I can withdraw some Money after the verification process. But not with Betmira. For the verification I had to send my ID-Card, a proof of address and a selfie with my ID. But that is not enough for Betmira. They want me to send another selfie. A selfie with a letter, sent by Betmira, and a code. No Problem, I thought, I will just wait some days and send the selfie. But not with Betmira.…

Account suspended – https://1xbet.com/ – June 7, 2016

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Account suspended – https://1xbet.com/ – June 7, 2016

Hello, Two months ago I verified account. I sent my ID to security@1xbet.com, and they wrote back that I can order the withdrawal and I verified account. I had on my account about 300 euros and 100 withdrawal. Withdrawal was no problem. When I won over 1000e and commissioned the withdrawal of about 400 e, They started to make problems. They were once again all documents. I even sent my proof near face ! After sending documents, I had to fill some questionnaires on their website. After taking everything they tell me to post my documents to Moscow, This is…

Payout delay – championsbet.net – June 15, 2016

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Payout delay – championsbet.net – June 15, 2016

since 3 month championsbet had not payed my payout money euro1800 & now has blocked my account Championsbet is holding greek countries licence & pays only to greek countries only, championsbet have a valid greek licence. I believe championsbet is selectively paying greeks to preserve their greek licence I request u take action to this scam bookmaker & cancel his licence, so that he want be able to take deposit money from Greek people some day or the another this cheater will take away all the money by fooling from greek & not give payout money Request to cancel Championsbet.net…

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