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Recent Activity: All reviews updated as of Nov 18, 2014.

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Recent Activity: BetUS upgraded from D+ to C-, MarathonBet downgraded from B to B-, 1Vice upgraded from D+ to C-, Betcity SBR initiates rating coverage at D, Dimeline Upgraded from D- to D, SmartLiveGaming SBR initiates rating coverage at D+, Bet2Be SBR initiates rating coverage at D.


News on scam sports betting operations, events and business deals within the offshore sports gambling industry.

Updated Bitcoin sportsbook report

Bitcoin value hovering around $352 mark Saturday

5 hours ago

Bitcoin is settling around the $352 range toward the end of the business day for Saturday, November 22. The anonymous digital currency still has challenges to overcome before it becomes a more main attraction for online sports bettors, though more and more sportsbooks are now adding support for the currency. | SBR report

Netbet Sportsbook complaint

Netbet player says that his account is locked

6 hours ago

A Netbet Sportsbook (SBR rating C-) has reported that his account is locked. The player has a balance of €320, and claims to have done nothing wrong. The player opened his account with a €100 deposit approximately one month ago, and has asked what to do next. The player read the recent Netbet Sportsbook complaint published by SBR. | Netbet complaint

BetCas Sportsbook complaint #2 pending

6 hours ago

A BetCas Sportsbook player has filed a complaint with SBR against the betting site. The player has stated that his BetCas account was suspended without word. He had previously deposited and withdrawn successfully. Sportsbook Review reported on November 16 that a BetCas player had a €1223 balance up in the air; that complaint is also pending. BetCas (unrated) players with feedback are urged to write to

5Dimes Sportsbook report

Pacquiao vs. Algieri Prop Betting Guide: 5Dimes runs table

12 hours ago

5Dimes Sportsbook (SBR rating A+) is spreading 101 boxing prop betting markets on tonight's Manny Pacquiao vs. Chris Algieri event. The fight takes place from Macao, China, at the Venetian Resort and Casino. Sportsbook Review lists the most popular prop betting lines for the fight and analyzes the late line movement ahead of the event. | Pacquiao vs. Algieri betting report

US District Judge Shipp issues permanent injunction in NJ case


US District Judge Michael Shipp has surprised no one by issuing a permanent injunction in the New Jersey sports betting case. Sportsbook Review reported earlier that the decision was due today, 24 hours after the judge heard oral arguments from attorneys for the major professional sports leagues and the NCAA. The state had hoped to begin legal sports betting at Monmouth Park racetrack on October 26. considers settling cold case dispute


SBR reported last week that (SBR rating D-) offered a partial settlement to the player who had $2,000 in winnings confiscated after hitting a NHL Futures wager on Justin Williams winning the Conn Smythe trophy during the 2013-14 NHL Playoffs. Sportsbook Review has again spoken with the owner of BTG Global, the parent company which powers and multiple other skins, and has established that the line accuracy is not in dispute. has been unwilling to pay the full value of the ticket due to the player allegedly being profiled upon his acount sign-up and set to a max of $30 for exotic wagers - a limit that was not enforced by the software. Management is considering paying the full value of the ticket but has yet to confirm their decision with SBR.

Sportsbook Bonuses directory updated


The sportsbook bonuses page has been updated. Betting sites are ordered by the true bonus value per play. Readers with questions on how to use the bonus guide should write to

NJ Sports betting case update

New Jersey Sports Betting Case: Judge's Decision due today


Update: US District Judge Shipp issues permanent injunction, blocks NJ from offering sports betting.

US District Court Judge Michael Shipp is due to release his ruling on the New Jersey sports betting case today. Sportsbook Review reported this week that Judge Shipp heard arguments from New Jersey attorneys and attorneys for the major professional sports leagues and NCAA Thursday, concerning NJ's intent to allow state casinos and racetracks to accept sports wagers. | NJ report

Marathonbet Sportsbook complaint

Marathonbet player has account closed after winning in-play bet


A Marathonbet Sportsbook (SBR rating B-) player has filed a complaint with SBR. The player also blogged his feedback on the SBR Sportsbook & Industry section, detailing that his account is presently locked after a €1360 wager on a football match between FSV Frankfurt and RB Leipzig. The player's wager was on the under 2.5 goals. | Marathonbet complaint

Top Sportsbooks Poll: 10 Days Left


Ten days remain in the November 2014 edition of the top online sportsbooks poll. Sportsbook Review invites all readers to cast their vote for their top three favorite betting sites; votes are being collected at the SBR posting forum. Previous poll winner 5Dimes (SBR rating A+) is presently in first place with over 900 points. The poll runs through November.

More Sportsbook News

Sportsbook rating changes

New Ratings Upgrades Downgrades

11/17/2014 09:47 PM CST
BetUS upgraded from D+ to C-
11/16/2014 07:08 AM CST
MarathonBet downgraded from B to B-
11/07/2014 09:48 PM CST
1Vice upgraded from D+ to C-
11/05/2014 10:58 AM CST
Betcity SBR initiates rating coverage at D
11/04/2014 05:25 PM CST
Dimeline Upgraded from D- to D
10/30/2014 04:34 PM CST
SmartLiveGaming SBR initiates rating coverage at D+
10/14/2014 07:28 PM CST
Bet2Be SBR initiates rating coverage at D
10/11/2014 09:40 AM CST
Sportsbettingonline downgraded from C- to D+

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