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25 December 2008 - 9:29pm

Stand alone casinos vs. sportsbook casinos

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I'm a new user here and I woundered whether anyone had any views on whether stand-alone casinos are more or less reliable than forums attached to established sportsbooks?

Personally I have found the latter easier to use and usually more generous with their bonuses.

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Mark - Sportsbettingcentre

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26 December 2008 - 11:30pm

Many of the Sportsbooks (especially the UK-centric ones like Ladbrokes, William Hill, BetFred etc) are established retail businesses that have been around for decades. So you know you're going to get a fair game with them and you won't have trouble getting paid. So from a reliability perspective I'd say they are near the top. However I'd disagree that their bonuses are more generous - for example take a look at how bad a deal the William Hill unlimited bonus is.

But on the whole, if you're looking for a good place to play, and you also enjoy sports betting (and often poker), then these "one-stop-shops" are usually a good choice. However if your only interest is in casino games then look around, consult our casino bonus ranks, and you'll see that there are a bunch of better deals out there.

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