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Welcome to the Predictem sportsbook reviews section where we provide you with an easy to use list of all the best places on the web to bet on sports including their bonus offers and betting information.

While we'd love to be able to give you ratings on the books, it simply wouldn't be fair as many are top notch and there's not much difference between them. We can say however, that we have listed them in order of our preference.

What does our preference matter? We've been in the sports betting industry since the late nineties and are very familiar with the inner and outer workings of which online bookies are credible, reputable and worth calling "recommended." You better believe we tell it how it is because our name depends on it! With that being said, our integrity is not for sale and we actually turn down more sports book advertising deals than we accept. When your playing with a Predictem recommended sportsbook, your wagering at a place that is ROCK SOLID!

Phone Number: 1-800-305-3517.
In Business Since: 1998.
Location: San Jose, Costa Rica.
Minimum Deposit: $50.
Deposit Methods: Visa, Mastercard, 900 Pay, eCheck, Bank Wires, Click2Pay, Western Union, e-gold, check via courier and book to book transfer.
Sign-up Bonus: They offer a 20% and a 50% bonus. Which you receive depends on your deposit amount and method of deposit.
Minimum Bet: Online: $1 Phone: $50 but only $25 if it's a teaser or parlay.

Perks: They are a must have if your into baseball betting as they offer MLB dimelines up to -176! Other baseball bets of interest include being able to turn the favorite into an underdog with their alternate runlines! Like Teasers? 5 Dimes offers you not only the standard full game teasers but the ability to bet on a first half or second half teaser! This includes monster teasers as well!

They offer tons of promotions including the up to $200 free play, Big G $1000 free play for large bettors, lucky 7 lottery promotion where you can receive 77 chances to win in their pick 3 and pick 4 payouts, 50% rake back in their poker room and reduced juice offerings.

They also have what the players have called the fairest online casino on the web as well. Along with fair play comes great promotions like reversed commission pai gow Tuesday's, radical roulette Wednesday's, 100x odds craps Thursday's, 2 to 1 blackjack payouts on Friday's and more. Sports betting is simply more enjoyable here!

BOVADA - 50% BONUS UP TO $250!
Phone Number: 1-888-263-0000
In Business Since: 1995
Location: San Jose, Costa Rica
Minimum Deposit: $20
Deposit Methods: Western Union, Visa, Master Card, Click2Pay, eWalletXpress, Phone Card, Neteller (Non U.S.), Moneybookers (Non U.S.), Bank Wire
Sign-up Bonus: 10%
Minimum Bet: Online: $5 Phone: $50

Reasons to Bet There: Bovada has the most excellent customer service you'll find at any online bookie! Clerks you can actually understand! Bonuses are credited to accounts INSTANTLY! One stop shop for all your gambling needs as they have all the major sports wagering such as football, basketball, baseball and hockey as well as casino action, horse racing and online poker! Now accepting Canadian players!

Phone Number: 1-888-218-4629.
In Business Since: 1985.
Location: San Jose, Costa Rica.
Minimum Deposit: $100.
Deposit Methods: Visa, Neteller, Click2Pay, ECO, EntroPay, InstaDebit, Person to Person Money Transfer, Bankwire, Bank Draft.
Sign-up Bonus: 50% up to $300 OR 15% up to $2500 in free plays.
Minimum Bet: Online: $5 Phone: $50.

Reasons to Play There: Customer service here is top notch. Speak to reps on the phone or utilize their live chat which rarely ever has a long wait. This book offers huge limits. $5000 for online bets and $20k over the phone. They'll take larger wagers over the phone too, you just have to get authorization. Parlay and teaser payoffs are standard. They cover fees when using money transfer services if you send more than $300.

Phone Number: Customer Service: 1-855-612-2387 Wager Line: 1-855-611-2387
Customer Service Email:
In Business Since: 2014
Location: Costa Rica
Minimum Deposit: $50
Banking: Major credit cards, person-to-person transfers, cashier’s checks and bank wires.
Sign-up Bonus: 50% up to $2000! (See site for current promos, including re-up bonuses)
Minimum Bet: Online: $10 Phone: $25
Maximum Bet: Online: $1000 Phone: Unlimited

Reasons to Play There: MyBookie boasts some of the best customer service in the industry as well as no hassle/fast payouts when you request your winnings.

Phone Number: 1-888-426-3661
Customer Service Email:
In Business Since: 1991 (Online since 2001)
Location: Panama
Minimum Deposit: $50
Banking: Visa, Wire Transfer (Money Gram, WU), Bankwire, Check.
Sign-up Bonus: 25% up to $1000. Also offers a 100% sign up bonus to be used specifically for Slots.
Minimum Bet: Online: $1 Phone: $25

Reasons to Play There: Their dimelines make them a "must have" in your sports betting arsenal if you bet on baseball. Underdogs simply pay more when betting into a dimeline. As noted above, their ability to process Visa cards makes them a very attractive option as well.

Phone Number: 1-866-546-0406.
In Business Since: 1983 and online since 1996.
Location: St. John's, Antigua.
Minimum Deposit: $5.
Deposit Methods: Credit card, Bank Cheque, Paypal, Western Union, Bank Wire. Sorry, Intertops does not allow players from Maryland, Washington, New York, Louisiana, Missouri, New Jersey or Kentucky.
Sign-up Bonus: $20 free bet in sportsbook.
Minimum Bet: Online: $1.
Wagers Offered: NFL, NBA, NHL, MLB, NCAA and Euro Soccer.

Reasons to Play There: They get our vote for the most trusted sportsbook on the internet. Intertops has been around since the 80's (90's online) and pays lightning quick!

Phone Number: 1-800-509-4847 (10:00 AM EST until 11:00 PM EST Daily)
Customer Service Email:
In Business Since: 2011
Location: Curacao
Minimum Deposit: $25 to get a sign-up bonus
Banking: Visa (free), Person to Person Transfer (GTBets covers fees on deposits of $200 or more).
Sign-up Bonus: 100% on deposits of $100-$500
Minimum Bet: Online: $10.

More Reasons to Gamble at GTBets: They're one of the best in the industry at getting credit cards to work for deposits!

Phone Number: 1-866-813-6818
Customer Service Email:
In Business Since: 2005
Location: Costa Rica
Minimum Deposit: $25 via credit card, $100 via person to person money transfers, $500 via money order, $2500 via cashiers checks/certified checks, $2500 via bank wire.
Banking: Credit cards, person to person transfers, money orders, certified checks, wires, Paypal (where legal).
Sign-up Bonus: 50% to 300% depending on your deposit amount.
Offers Reload Bonuses? YES
Minimum Bet: Online and Phone: $5.00

Reasons to Play There: You can't always be near a computer and will need to call in a bet at times. Most online bookmakers require their clients to bet at least $50 when calling in their bets. 1Vice is the exception! You can call in bets for as little as five dollars! Offers a huge array of soccer wagering with betting options on over 40 leagues! Chat live ONLINE with customer service. Phone reps speak both English and Spanish. Request a payout here and get paid FAST!

Phone Number: 1-800-430-5896.
In Business Since: 1997.
Location: San Jose, Costa Rica.
Minimum Deposit: $50.00
Deposit Methods: Credit cards, Visa, Mastercard, Western Union, Moneygram, Direct Money Transfer, Person to Person.
Sign-up Bonus: 50%, 20% or 10% depending on what method you use to deposit.
Minimum Bet: Online: $1 Phone: $25.
Wagers Offered: straight bets, over/unders, parlays, teasers, proposition wagers and more.

Reasons to Gamble There: They have some great promotions such as the ability to get a free half point on Thursday's, they offer rebates on MLB action placed, 5% horse rebates and offer -105 reduced juice sports betting if you place your bets on Tuesday's.

Phone Number: 1-800-243-7890
Customer Service Email:
In Business Since: 1996
Location: Costa Rica
Minimum Deposit: $50
Banking: Visa, person to person, cashier's checks, money orders, debit cards, book to book transfer, account to account transfer, Neteller, Instadebit, Skrill/Moneybookers, Click2Pay.
Sign-up Bonus: 50% match play OR reduced vig. Bonuses are manually added. You must contact them to have it added within 24 hours of your deposit. (Take the reduced vig, you'll be so glad that you did!)
Minimum Bet: Online: $1.

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New Account Information

Sportsbook Ratings - With all of the choices out there, who can you trust? Who offers what bonuses? Which are the best? We rate'em right here!

Opening an Account - It's simple but there are things to take into consideration first!

Sign-up Bonus - Most online bookies will offer incentives such as free money if you sign up with them.

Deposits - Is it safe? How do you do it? We explain it all.

Withdrawals - We explain how you collect your winnings.

Sportsbook Promotions - Offers that you can take advantage of on specific days of the week. Examples of this are reduced juice specials, free half points, signup bonuses, reload bonuses, contests and more!

Sportsbook Review - A review and list of top rated bookmakers on the net to gamble with.


Free Half Point - Many online sportsbooks offer a free 1/2 point as an incentive to play with them. Get the details here.

$1 Minimum Bet Sportsbook - Yes! They do exist!

Dimeline Sportsbooks - If you bet on baseball games and your not being dealt a 10 cent line your wasting money!

Free Bets - Certain sportsbooks reward their players by awarding them with "free $10 bets" just for keeping their accounts active.

Loyalty Programs - Accrue points for your play and redeem them for free bets or prizes.


House Rules - Rules protect both you and the house. Know them before placing your first wager.

Affiliate Programs - Have a website? Make money promoting online sportsbooks.

Referrals - Make money by referring buddies.

Ask the Bookie - Have a sportsbook related question? Ask the bookie here.

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Antigua - Best books located in Antigua.

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Panama - Top sportsbooks residing in Panama.

Las Vegas Sportsbooks - We give our opinion of books in Vegas.


The Truth About Bonuses - Are they free money or not?

Reduced Vig - The best thing since sliced bread? We think so!

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