There really is no such thing as a sportsbook watchdog anymore however similar to that are large sports betting information portals that accept sportsbook advertising, however only from GOOD reputable online sportsbooks.
A watchdog site could best be defined by reporting the good, the bad and the ugly about regarding online sportsbooks. Many sites are biased though because their accepting paid advertising from the books, so in essence your not hearing the whole story in most cases as the websites often times are watching out for their pocket book moreso than your best interest.
However, a site that advertises crappy or scam sportsbooks will quickly lose its credibility and will have a poor following so the site owner is more than likely pressured into making the right decision and only advertising the good books as if his integrity is questioned he's not going to get traffic and no traffic means no ad dollars. Most watchdog portal owners also happen to be those that seem to genuinely care (in most cases) about the industry and want to see good things happen and not bad, because over the long term bad can and will affect consumer confidence and that webmaster may find it hard to get people to sign up at his advertisers which hurts his bottom line.
We here at Predictem.com advertise only the best books. Our integrity simply isn't for sale. We actually turn down more offers than we accept. No dollar is worth being a sellout and having our readers get screwed. Many sites share these feelings as well.
Some other good sites that we'd consider to be watchdog sites include:Predictem.com
All of the above listed sites have shown a sincere interest over the years in keeping their readers out of bad sportsbooks.
If you ever have any questions relating to online sports books or any sports betting related questions in general, always feel free to drop us a line at: predictem (at) hotmail.com and one of our friendly staff will return your email within 24 hours.
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