In today's everything-is-online world, many players still like the convenience of being able to bet over the phone. The human contact with an live wagering clerk, makes many players feel more secure. And players want to be able to place sports bets when they are away from a computer or without Internet access.

Unfortunately, many sportsbooks have done away with taking bets over the phone and are pushing players to use only the Internet to place bets. The driving factor behind this business decision is simple - it is far cheaper, easier and more accurate for a sportsbook to take wagers via the Internet.

The days of 300 person call centers are gone. But some of the top phone wagering sportsbooks out there rely on their 'old school' business and are willing and able to take bets over the phone.

The links below are our most current list of the the best sportsbooks to place wagers over the phone, and we’ve placed our complete list of sportsbook reviews online to offer you the most comprehensive set of research tools in the industry.

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With thousands of satisfied players, YouWager has been a cornerstone in the sportsbook industry since it all began in the mid-1990s. They are a large operation located in Costa Rica that has taking bets over the phone since day one and still does. YouWager is also well known for same day payouts.

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Bookmaker is the largest outfit based in Costa Rica. They have 25+ years in the business and were one of the first companies offshore. One of the few operations that still has a very large call center to take wagers over the phone.

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BetAnySports has an unbeatable variety of teasers for players looking to get an edge on the line. They offer 4.5 point teasers, 5 point all the way up to 19 point teasers! You can also pick from different teaser betting options where ties lose, push or even win!

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America's Bookie is a bit of a hidden gem in Costa Rica. They have a large call center and are one of the few sportsbooks that will take a $25 wager over the phone at any time. With a wide choice of bonus options AB works to keep their players happy, including those that like to wager over the phone.

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