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    Fairlay Exchange is a nice betting exchange and has really good odds - the best by far - better than even 5Dimes' Reduced Juice odds. http://www.fairlay.com/?signup=2095
    It's an exchange, so the layout is different, but you'll get the hang of it. It defaults to Decimal Odds, but you can change to American odds if you like. You will save a significant amount of money over the course of your wagering due to the much better odds.


    Nitrogen Sports is also a good, reliable Bitcoin Sportsbook. https://nitrogensports.eu/r/19312
    They have very good odds (not quite as good as Fairlay), a nice site and very good customer support. Very reliable. They've been around longer than most.


    CloudBet https://www.cloudbet.com/en/?af_toke...0106205b5194d4
    They do not have the best odds and withdrawals take a bit longer, but they have a very nice looking and fast site and their Live Betting is very good and has better odds. So if you bet sports at CloudBet, you will get better odds by waiting to bet after the game has started!


    If you are totally unfamiliar with BitCoin, here is a short video.
    http://www.outgear.com/bitcoin101.html


    And it's easy to buy Bitcoin at Coinbase.
    https://www.coinbase.com/join/5359305abc5b841219000017
    They are very reliable and you just have to set up an ACH from your checking account.


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    Good list ... I will also add that Most of your Major Books also accept Bitcoin for deposits and for withdrawals
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    Quote Originally Posted by Betallsports View Post
    Good list ... I will also add that Most of your Major Books also accept Bitcoin for deposits and for withdrawals
    Yes, 5Dimes, BetOnline and many others now take Bitcoin. The only difference is, the Bitcoin Sportsbooks will keep your funds in Bitcoin while the traditional Books will immediately convert it to U.S. Dollars. Bitcoin price may go up or down while you have it in there, so that's a choice. You may find that it helps your bottom line, or it could go against you.

    Most of the traditional Sportsbooks just charge the usual pennies to deposit Bitcoin, but for some reason BetOnline hits you with a 6.5% fee to deposit Bitcoin! I told them they were crazy to do that, but they have it buried somewhere in the fine print, so many are probably being blindsided by it.

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    barnstorm, thx for the info and post ... question for you, sorry if newbie stupid one:

    if i withdrawal current funds in a book to bitfinex can i then deposit from bitfinex directly into one of the books you listed or is there some wallet or intermediary i need to go through?
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    Quote Originally Posted by rolltide View Post
    barnstorm, thx for the info and post ... question for you, sorry if newbie stupid one:

    if i withdrawal current funds in a book to bitfinex can i then deposit from bitfinex directly into one of the books you listed or is there some wallet or intermediary i need to go through?
    You can send Bitcoin directly from Bitfinex to any of the Bitcoin books.
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    Quote Originally Posted by barnstorm View Post
    You can send Bitcoin directly from Bitfinex to any of the Bitcoin books.
    thx man

    one last question (sorry bitcoin newbie)

    there are 3 wallet options for deposits from bookie to bitfinex. exchange, trading, or deposit wallet. which deposit address should i use to get the money from the bookie?

    (last question....i think)

    thx in advance
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    Quote Originally Posted by rolltide View Post
    thx man

    one last question (sorry bitcoin newbie)

    there are 3 wallet options for deposits from bookie to bitfinex. exchange, trading, or deposit wallet. which deposit address should i use to get the money from the bookie?

    (last question....i think)

    thx in advance
    Bitfinex is an Exchange so I would choose that.

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    thx for the help, barnstorm... was up and running last night
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    Quote Originally Posted by rolltide View Post
    thx for the help, barnstorm... was up and running last night
    Good. Who did you go with?

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    cloudbet. i bet 90% soccer so it was a no-brainer. i love exchanges (i miss matchbook) but they only cover big leagues in footy
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    i like cloudlet; but ya gotta check before you make your bet..>>no second chance...gl
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    Quote Originally Posted by 8ate View Post
    i like cloudlet; but ya gotta check before you make your bet..>>no second chance...gl
    true

    not a good place for guys that can't comprehend decimals
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    i've been betting a lot of the nhl playoffs at nitrogen for the past month.. honestly i love it! Free Instant deposits & withdrawls, can't beat it.. Im sure all the bitcoins books have a lot of the same features as the next, ya just gotta pick 1 and go with it!
    Its nitrogen for me
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    Quote Originally Posted by rolltide View Post
    cloudbet. i bet 90% soccer so it was a no-brainer. i love exchanges (i miss matchbook) but they only cover big leagues in footy
    do they have live in game betting?
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    Quote Originally Posted by blackchina View Post
    do they have live in game betting?
    Yes, they do. And often their Live Betting gives yo better odds than what they offer pre-game!
    CloudBet https://www.cloudbet.com/en/?af_toke...0106205b5194d4

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    Quote Originally Posted by rolltide View Post
    true

    not a good place for guys that can't comprehend decimals
    You can change from Decimal to American odds if you like. Under My Account and Account Settings.

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    Quote Originally Posted by barnstorm View Post
    You can change from Decimal to American odds if you like. Under My Account and Account Settings.

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    thx but i'm a decimal odds guy (being a soccer bettor)

    i meant watching decimals on a bet ... very easy to make a 0.5 bet ($225) a 5.0 bet ($2250) bet
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    Quote Originally Posted by blackchina View Post
    do they have live in game betting?
    yes pretty much same odds and selections as bet365 and easier software to navigate than 5dimes ultra
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    Quote Originally Posted by rolltide View Post
    thx but i'm a decimal odds guy (being a soccer bettor)

    i meant watching decimals on a bet ... very easy to make a 0.5 bet ($225) a 5.0 bet ($2250) bet
    Yikes! Yeah, I did that once with a Bitcoin sportsbook. Fortunately, I appealed to them well before the game started and they fixed it.
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    is there anyone who can explain market depth on fairlay?

    basically...sometimes there are 2 columns of bid and 2 columns of ask..... sometimes there's only 1 each...can you explain what all columns mean.. .thanks!
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    Quote Originally Posted by knickfan View Post
    is there anyone who can explain market depth on fairlay?

    basically...sometimes there are 2 columns of bid and 2 columns of ask..... sometimes there's only 1 each...can you explain what all columns mean.. .thanks!
    The innermost odds are the best odds. The outer ones are not as good but are the next to become active once the inner ones are used up.

    One thing to watch out for. Sometimes the fav shows a positive (+) number. But once you choose it, it changes to the expetted negative (-) number. I told them about it, but they said it is as intended. ???

    GL. Fairlay has some great odds. Best I can find.
    http://www.fairlay.com/?signup=2095
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    good to know...still need to look at it more but worth a try....one thing i don't like is taking so much risk on Bitcoin....
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    Nitrogen is heads and tails above everyone else
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    Quote Originally Posted by Guaro View Post
    Nitrogen is heads and tails above everyone else
    Yes, Heads and Tails and Heads and Shoulders above the rest!

    I use Nitrogen and Fairlay the most. Nitrogen has really good odds - equivalent to 5Dimes Reduced Juice odds. Fairlay has even better odds than Nitrogen. It's an exchange and so you just have to get used to the layout.

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    Good list, thanks for sharing!
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