In today's online betting world, many players like the convenience of betting over the phone. The human contact with an live wagering clerk, makes many players feel more secure. And players want to be able to bet when they are away from a computer.

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

The days of 300 person call centers are gone. But some of the sportsbook 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 over 200 employees and 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 caters to all types of player. YouWager is particularly 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. Bookmaker has a huge betting menu, offers racebooks rebates and pays like clockwork. Arguably the 'Kings of Costa Rica', this is a book that should be in every players portfolio.

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This sportsbook gets very high marks from players. They offer reduced juice and hundreds of betting options. 5Dimes has been around for over 14 years and has a huge operation located in Costa Rica. They will take any size player and offer solid payouts.

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