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Mayweather vs. Pacquiao Betting Sites Prop List Updated

04.15.2015

Sportsbook Review has updated the Mayweather vs. Pacquiao boxing prop bets directory with the latest odds on offer from sports betting web sites. As the May 2nd fight gets closer, SBR predicts that the amount of betting props will triple, and props themselves will become more unique, highlighting the importance of shopping for the best value. For sports bettors interested in the moneyline movement, this recent Mayweather vs. Pacquiao video by host Natalie has more nuggets of information.

04.15.2015

Sports betting websites often attempt to attract new business and maintain returning clients by the size of their bonus. There are a handful of sportsbooks that believe - perhaps rightly so - that year-round bettors prefer lower bookmaking margins, instead offering reduced juice (Any vig of less than -110 is considered reduced juice). Whichever benefit appeals to you, there are easy ways to filter through the offers. Sportsbook Review shows you how. | How to compare sports betting bonuses

04.14.2015

Sportsbook Review reported on April 6 that a second Sportsbook.com (SBR rating D-) slow-pay complaint was received. The player has been waiting for $2,500 since February 24. Since the publication of that report, a third player has filed a payout complaint with SBR seeking assistance recovering his funds from the online sportsbook. | Read Sportsbook.com Complaint

04.14.2015

Online sportsbooks have 13 lined MLB games on the board for this evening. This articles takes a look at the betting markets on offer through the moneyline (outright winner) market, the overall line movement, and total run odds. The wagering data cited is powered by free lines and scores monitoring website SBR Odds. | Keep Reading

USA vs Luke King: Trial Proceedings began today

04.14.2015

The United States District Court of the Western District of Oklahoma started trial proceedings for USA v. Bartice A. “Luke” King, case CR-13-063-1-F. Jury selection was scheduled for 9:30 this morning. Judge Stephen P. Friot is presiding over the trial, which is estimated to last two weeks.

The indictment against Luke King was unsealed on March 20, 2013. It states that Mr. King was responsible for setting up Legends Sports in Panama and conducted gambling business in Oklahoma and elsewhere in the US - both through internet gambling and "traditional bookmakers," among other federal charges. He was granted bail in May of 2013 after posting $2.5 million in cash.

Legends Sportsbook received a gaming license from the Panamanian Government in June of 2004. The sportsbook grew their international online business over the following nine years, in large part due to staying in good standing with all players. After the indictment was opened, Legends.com had their gambling license revoked in Panama and were forced to close their business and their primary betting website, Legends Sportsbook.

04.13.2015

Heritage Sportsbook (SBR rating A) has been added to the futures betting comparison pages on Sportsbook Review. The online sportsbook supplied a feed to SBR which shows the real-time pricing for their exotic betting markets. Players can compare the present Heritage Sports line on futures markets such as the NFL Super Bowl Winner, NBA Championship, and NHL Betting Futures pages. | Read more

Sportsbook Rating Change: Netbet downgraded to D+

04.13.2015

Netbet Sportsbook has had their rating lowered from C- to D+. Players have submitted consistently poor feedback on the betting site, particularly the time involved with verifying their accounts prior to a withdrawal and the fact that customer service has the tendency to stop responding to accounts they determine are troublemakers. Players in need of assistance can write to help@sportsbookreview.com.

One week left in WSOP Main Event Satellite Series

04.13.2015

The last day to qualify to win a seat to the WSOP Main Event Seat giveaway is Friday, April 17. Due to the top heavy nature of the poker payoffs, players who begin taking part in the daily tournaments (Monday through Friday) are still in the qualifying hunt. The grand tournament will be held Saturday, April 25 and gives away the $10,000 seat plus a $500 travel credit. | Find Out More

04.11.2015

In a special Mayweather vs. Pacquiao betting breakdown, news host Natalie Rydstrom recaps the moneyline market movement and touches on what she feels sports bettors need to know going into the May 2 super-fight. Sportsbook Review has a boxing props directory which will list every type of wager offered by online sportsbooks for Mayweather vs. Pacquiao. | Natalie's Breakdown

04.11.2015

The current price of one bitcoin (BTC) is $237.90. One day ago, the anonymous cryptocurrency closed at $243.26. If you're a $5 bettor and are holding a balance in a bitcoin sportsbook, this equals a wager loss even if you're playing with a reduced juice bitcoin sportsbook. For this reason, the established online sportsbooks that have recently added bitcoin to their cashiers do not presently allow player balances to be stored in BTC. | Why bitcoin is here to stay

04.10.2015

Update 4/10: GlobalBet has scheduled a phone conference with Sportsbook Review to discuss the complaint in detail. No specifics have been given over email about the veracity of the player's complaint. Sportsbook Review's Natalie Rydstrom provides a recap of a newly filed player complaint aimed at GlobalBet.eu over an allegedly outstanding $40,000 balance.

04.10.2015

An EasyStreet Sportsbook (SBR rating D-) player has filed a payout complaint with SBR. The player has emailed the betting site five times without reply. He is attempting to take a $700 payout through Person-to-Person, but has had no luck reaching a customer service representative. The complaint is similar to the one reported on April 1st by SBR. | Read Easystreet Complaint

04.09.2015

A first time depositor has written Sportsbook Review asking for assistance with a sportsbook. The player accepted a large starting bonus - 100% free play, 10% cash, as well as an event bet on NBA and a free bet on the Mayweather vs. Pacquiao boxing match. One problem: After winning his first pick and increasing his balance to over $4,500, he realized he'd have to bet a whole lot more. | Bonus Report

04.09.2015

A GoalWin Sportsbook player has filed a payout complaint against the betting site. The player has claimed the source of his trouble began in August of 2013 when he put in for his first ever payout request. Ultimately, he was not paid and stated that his GoalWin account closed was closed and his balance was confiscated for what he says is no good reason. | GoalWin Complaint

Sportsbook Rating Change: Unibet downgraded to D+

04.09.2015

Unibet Sportsbook has been lowered to the sportsbook rating of D+. The online betting site has accumulated multiple complaints over account screening and confiscations where Unibet has stated they are within their right to take funds from players accounts as they see fit per their terms and conditions. Players in need of assistance should write to help@sportsbookreview.com. | Unibet news history

04.08.2015

Five new Dashbet Sportsbook complaints have been reported by users. Online sportsbook Dashbet is presently giving only generic updates concerning these payout delays. Players have reported being owed over $50,000 from the betting site, and have been fed a whole host of excuses as to why the withdrawals are not being honored. | What is Dashbet saying?

Sportsbook Bonus Directory Updated

04.08.2015

With the NCAA Tournament now in the rear view, Sportsbook Review has updated the cash and freeplay bonuses compared in the betting promo directory. Players can sort bonuses in multiple ways: By the amount of the overall bonus value, percentage of bonus, by the play-through requirement, as well as the maximum bonus offered.

04.07.2015

A 1XBet player has filed a sportsbook complaint. The player has claimed that he signed up on March 5 and deposited $300 to the Curacao based betting site. He increased his balance to $2,134 before requesting his first ever withdrawal, but had his transaction rejected. He has provided 1XBet with copies of his passport, Neteller history, and bank statements. | 1XBet complaint

04.07.2015

LSbet Sportsbook has been downgraded to C-. The online sportsbook has accumulated several complaints from players outraged by the betting site and their far reaching account screening protocols. LSbet has made it standard operating procedure to request to see complete Skrill statements including the ID of all third parties players have made transfers with, regardless of LSbet not being involved.

04.07.2015

Sportsbook Review congratulates forum poster 'goblue432' who scored 176 points in the annual free NCAA Bracket Contest. He had Duke winning it all and had three teams of the final four predicted correctly. The lucky winner pockets a whopping 25,000 betpoints for his score, which is enough to order a brand new iPad and $800 in pizza gift cards. | See the Top 20

04.06.2015

A Sportsbook.com (SBR rating D-) player has filed a complaint with SBR against the betting site. The player originally requested $2,500 on February 24. When he inquired on how long the payout would take to be received, he was advised that it would be anywhere from three to fived weeks. After that time-frame passed with no payout, the player was given an odd explanation by the sportsbook. | See what he was told

04.06.2015

Wisconsin and Duke play for the college basketball championship tonight to close out the 2015 NCAA Tournament. It is also the last opportunity for online sportsbooks to record a profit with college basketball, so a large variety of interesting betting propositions have been released involving team performance, player performance, and the score. | Wisconsin vs. Duke Props

04.06.2015

Bitcoin sportsbooks have exploded in popularity in the last year and this has been made clear by the now more than handful of established online sportsbooks to add BTC to their cashiers. While the value of a bitcoin has fluctuated more than some weighing scales in recent times, that hasn't stopped the tidal wave of interest among sports bettors looking for an easy way to fund their accounts. | Bitcoin report

04.06.2015

Two new LSbet Sportsbook (SBR rating C) players have filed complaints against the betting site by claiming that their privacy has been violated. Their accounts are suspended and the online sportsbook is unwilling to reopen them unless their entire history of Skrill transactions is provided - this history including transfers made to other betting sites as well as individuals. | Read LSbet Complaints

04.05.2015

The percentage of bets at online sportsbooks are evenly split on tonight's MLB season opener. The St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs begin at 8:05pm ET. Per the SBR Odds consensus, 49.8% of wagers at sportsbooks are on the Cardinals, while 50.2% are on the Cubs. This article takes a look at the most popular betting markets and the current sportsbook odds. | Sunday Night Betting Markets

04.05.2015

Rivalo Sportsbook has been assed with an initial rating of D-. The online sportsbook has refused to address recent player complaints that involve the confiscation of player winnings. In one of the complaints - initially reported by SBR mid-March - a player had €500 confiscated and was only told that Rivalo did not have to explain their decision. | Recent Rivalo complaints

04.04.2015

The Final Four of the Men's NCAA Tournament is slated for tip-off tonight, which means online sportsbooks are adjusting their odds as a large amount of public and sharp action are received on both match ups. This article takes a look at market movements and uses bet share data powered by Pinnacle Sports (SBR rating A+). | Read more

04.03.2015

A Sportsbook Review reader thought he was in the clear when the score ended 17-17 in a Rugby Union match. He doesn't follow rugby, or even understand the rules of the game, but was hunting for some late night action and decided to take a stab at what looked like decent odds. He sweated most of the match out with his team trailing, and rejoiced when the game ended in a tie. | What Happened

Sportsbook Rating Change: GR88 downgraded to D-

04.03.2015

Online sportsbook GR88 has had their rating changed from D to D-. The blacklisting of GR88 comes after unanswered player complaints involving confiscated balances without proof of wrongdoing. GR88 has not been willing to speak with Sportsbook Review concerning the complaints. Players in need of assistance should submit a sportsbook complaint form.

04.03.2015

Las Vegas has caught up with the online sportsbook line movement on the Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao super-fight May 2. When online bookmakers opened the betting market, Mayweather was installed as a 3 to 1 favorite or -300, meaning a $300 stake was needed for a return of $100. SBR covered the ensuing line movement when the market adjusted and saw Mayweather hit as low as -185 at Pinnacle Sports, whom SBR interviewed on the historic bout. | Betting Odds

Sportsbook Bonuses List Updated

04.02.2015

The sportsbook bonuses list has been updated. The bonus guide lists free play bets, cash bonuses, and match bets. The bonuses listed on the page are ranked by overall bonus value or true bonus value; essentially the funds you wager with the bonus toward your rollover. The lower the amount of rollover and higher the bonus, the better the expected value (EV) for the player.

04.01.2015

An Easystreet Sports (SBR rating D-) payout complaint has been filed. A player had his account closed in October of 2013 with a $15,000 balance. The player was told that his funds would be distributed via payment plan at $700 a week. He reported that originally the payouts came through as promised, before they came to a screeching halt. | Read the dispute

04.01.2015

A Betin Sportsbook player has filed a wagering complaint against the betting site. The player wagered on soccer matches which took place from December 18 to January 3. Her account was fully verified with Betin, meaning that she had completed their Know Your Customer (KYC) process. However, Betin decided not to pay out her winnings. | What Happened

03.31.2015

Online sportsbooks have remained in agreement that the Kentucky Wildcats are the odds on favorite to win the NCAA Tournament. What makes this interesting is that the public appears to disagree: Case in point, 62% of bets are on fellow 1 seed Wisconsin in Saturday's final four showdown, and the line has dropped a full point since opening at +6. | NCAA Tournament Betting Rundown

03.31.2015

BetAtHome Sportsbook (SBR rating C-) has closed all services to Portugal account holders. Player information was reportedly transferred to online sportsbook BetClic, though one player has written in to Sportsbook Review to suggest that is not the case. In addition, the news has stung one Portugal based player who believes he was hosed by the betting site intentionally. | BetAtHome player dispute

03.31.2015

Twenty seven Dashbet Sportsbook payout complaints have been received since February 9, 2015. Players are waiting to be paid over €60,000. Dashbet is seemingly no longer making an effort to pay players or provide excuses as to the payouts delay. The last known Dashbet Sportsbook payout was February 1. Dashbet previously pinned the blame on UK gambling legislation. | Read Dashbet update

03.30.2015

It seems like every year players submit different NCAA Tournament prop betting disputes. These disputes are of the same shade as the annual Super Bowl Gatorade prop betting disputes (pun intended) and can lead to significant headaches for players and ultimately suck the air out of the ball as it relates to one's bankroll and peace of mind. One such player has written in. | Read the NCAA Betting Dispute

03.30.2015

A Betcas Sportsbook player has filed a betting dispute. The player has been trying to access his account for months and has noted that the BetCas homepage displays that their platform is in the process of being upgraded. Betcas, for their part, have not explained to users when their website would be back online and there is speculation on the SBR posting forum that the sportsbook is down for the count.

03.29.2015

Sportsbook Review reported last week that an online sportsbook was dealing reduced juice for the remainder of MLB spring training. With the MLB 2015 regular season just days away, players may wish to take a look at the MLB Betting Futures Directory, which lasts season running prop bets and futures. This article takes a look at some of the most popular MLB bets. | Read MLB Betting Rundown

Unibet Sportsbook report

03.29.2015

A Unibet Sportsbook (SBR rating C) player has filed a sportsbook complaint against the betting site. The player has stated that his account with Unibet was blocked and that he no longer has access to his balance, which is over €200. The player was given a generic explanation which basically stated Unibet owed no explanation, and he says he has no idea what he has done wrong. | Unibet statement

Sportsbook Bonuses List updated

03.28.2015

Sportsbook Review has updated the sportsbook bonus directory. An online sportsbook which offers both a 75% free play and 50% cash bonus were added. Betting sites that maintain an SBR rating of C or higher are listed on the page. The directory allows players to sort by many categories, including size of bonus, rating, max bonus, play-through, and more.

03.27.2015

Sportsbook Review news host Natalie Rydstrom delivers the latest weekly SBR News report. Today's report focuses on the latest online sportsbook to add bitcoin (BTC) to their cashier. The anonymous crypto-currency has surged in popularity since its inception in 2008, and has seen historic highs followed by lows in recent times. | Watch Sportsbook News Report

03.27.2015

Heritage Sports (SBR rating A) has told SBR that they are now dealing their discount reduced juice games for the remainder of the MLB exhibition games. Most sportsbooks deal full vigorish pricing during spring training with revised limits. With Heritage's reduced juice account setting, baseball bettors are offered 8 cent lines up to -108. | Full Heritage dimeline chart

03.27.2015

There are sixteen days left in the SBR Poker series to win a seat to the 2015 World Series of Poker Main Event. The value of the tournament entry is $10,000. Sportsbook Review will also be paying up to $500 for travel and lodging expenses for the lucky winner. In 2011, SBR sent member "FuzzyDunlop" to the WSOP Main Event in a similar freeroll series.

03.26.2015

A Sportsbook.com (SBR rating D-) player has filed a payout complaint against the betting site. The player requested payment of $500 on March 5 and as of today, March 26, he has yet to receive the funds. The player has stated that customer service has been of no help to him, and he is in the dark on when he can expect to receive payment.

03.26.2015

BetOnline Sportsbook (SBR rating A) has officially added bitcoin to their online cashier. The sportsbook told SBR that bitcoin soft launched over a month ago to a small group of players before being opened for public usage. All players may now deposit and withdraw up to $2,000 in bitcoin at a time with BetOnline, or approximately 8 BTC in today's pricing. | BetOnline adds bitcoin

03.26.2015

Underdog betting could potentially pay off big in the 2015 men's NCAA tournament. What was once a 300 to 1 lottery ticket can now be found for an average price of 100 to 1. The NC State Wolfpack moved from 200 to 1 underdogs to an average of 55  to 1. This article contains the biggest betting swings and the present best industry odds offered by online sportsbooks. | NCAA Tournament Underdog Betting

MLB Betting Futures Directory Updated

03.25.2015

The MLB World Series Betting futures page has been updated. Wagering markets for the World Series winner, player props, pennant winner, and more are populated in the directory. Betting sites that maintain good standing in the sportsbook ratings guide are listed. The page will be updated throughout the upcoming MLB season.

03.24.2015

A 1bet2bet Sportsbook player has filed a betting complaint. The player deposited 1,900 Shekels (approximately $485) to his account on February 22. He won his first few bets over the course of the following month, and ultimately increased his balance to 2,180 Shekels. His wagers were on international basketball, NCAAB and NBA. | Read what happened

03.24.2015

Bookmaker Sportsbook (SBR rating A+) have upgraded their wagering software. The user interface has been redesigned to be more fluid and the color scheme has been entirely redone. Players with feedback on the new design are encouraged to submit their feedback to Sportsbook Review by email or through the posting forum. | View pictures of redesigned software

03.23.2015

Update: TitanBet has credited the player with an additional €5 to allow him to satisfy the minimum cashout. The exception was made as the player's account is closed.

A TitanBet Sportsbook (SBR rating B) player has filed a complaint. The player signed up for TitanBet recently and has claimed that after a single bet his wagering limits were slashed. Rather than bet for €1 per game, the player requested to be paid his balance. He was told that he is unable to make a payout request because his balance is less than €20. His account was then closed. | Read TitanBet complaint

03.23.2015

Sportsbook Review has interviewed Pinnacle Sports (SBR rating A+) on the Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao super-fight May 2 in Las Vegas. Interview topics include Pinnacle's current and planned wagering limits on the fight, offering live betting for the fight, the prop betting markets to come, and much more. | Read the interview

03.23.2015

Sportsbook Review reported one week ago on a Tipico betting dispute. The player claimed to have made five successful wagers with Tipico before his account access was suspended. He was asked to send his ID, a photo of himself holding the ID, and a utility bill. After doing so, the decision to suspend the account was made permanent and the balance of €1,115 went unpaid. | Tipico addresses complaint

03.23.2015

Two new GR88 Sportsbook (SBR rating D) complaints have been submitted by players. The first player has claimed that €4,094 was confiscated from him because he bet on similar events as other players. He detailed that these confiscations are widespread and detailed on a Polish bonus hunting forum, where arbers and other bonus chasers hang out to exchange offers. | GR88 Complaints Roll In

Bitcoin market watch report

Bitcoin market watch: $268

03.22.2015

Popular anonymous cryptocurrency bitcoin is trading at $268. This is up $11 from where bitcoin was trading approximately one month ago. Prior to this, some investors were panicked as bitcoin dropped below $200. Some positive news surfaced recently when the latest crop of established online sportsbooks added BTC to their cashier.

UFC Betting Props Directory updated

03.21.2015

The UFC Betting Directory has been updated with all of the bouts from the March 21 card. Sports bettors looking to lock in the best bang for their buck can navigate by the best sportsbook odds by prop type. Players looking to bet with a new sportsbook should also take into the account the cash or freeplay bonus offered by betting site.

03.21.2015

Opening round of the NCAA tournament concluded with day 2 holding a little more to form than the madness that was day one.  While online sportsbook bettors had to sweat several close games decided late in the second half, there were no major upsets to match the UABs and Georgia States of opening day. | NCAAB Round 2 Betting Rundown

Sportsbook Review host Natalie follows up on recent licensing news

03.20.2015

Sportsbook Review news host Natalie provides a recap of the recent news that broke on the SBR newswire which saw Pinnacle Sportsbook (SBR rating A+) receive a gaming license by the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA).  The online sportsbook, known for its reduced juice pricing and large wagering limits, is also licensed in Curacao. | View original report

03.20.2015

Dashbet Sportsbook has addressed the player complaint reported on March 19. SBR followed up with Dashbet to inquire on when the player, who requested €1,500 more than one month ago, would be paid. Dashbet would not get into the specifics of why this player as well as a crop of many others are being slow-paid, but did acknowledge SBR. | See what Dashbet said

03.20.2015

Day one of the 2015 NCAA tournament was brutal for players. That being said, it is the player who carefully hunts for bonuses and allocates his bankroll strategically rather than compulsively who is most likely still in the game. A famous poker player once said, "you can only win what you ante up", and no one knows that better than sports bettors dealing with the bounce of a ball. | How to Find the Best Bonus

03.20.2015

With the opening of the 2015 NCAA Tournament underway Thursday and several upsets already in the books it’s time to move on to day two. 18 lined games are scheduled to tip off today in the men's college basketball tournaments, beginning with 15 seed New Mexico State Aggies taking on the 2 seed Kansas Jayhawks at 12:15 ET.  | Betting Rundown

03.19.2015

Pinnacle Sports (SBR rating A+) has received a gaming license by the Malta Gaming Authorita (MGA). This news comes just two weeks after SBR reported that Pinnacle Sports announced new ownership. Pinnacle has told SBR that their focus is on continued entry into additional global markets, specifically Asia. | Read Pinnacle Sports' CEO statement

03.19.2015

A BoyleSports player has filed a betting complaint against the sportsbook with SBR. The player deposited with the intention of wagering on Belgian horse racing. He loaded his account with €250 and proceeded to place three bets, bringing his overall balance up to €3,150. Within 24 hours, BoyleSports confiscated the player's winnings for a surprising rule. | Why were the funds confiscated?

03.19.2015

A Rivalo Sportsbook player has been accused organized syndicate betting. The player's €135 balance was confiscated by the online betting site along with the brief explanation of the decision. The player has pointed out that his account was fully verified with Rivalo at the time of the closure and balance confiscation, and has adamantly denies the accusation of the bookmaker. | What is syndicate betting?

03.19.2015

A new Dashbet Sportsbook (SBR rating D) payout complaint has been submitted. A player has stated that he is owed €1,500. He has pointed out that the Dashbet website lists that Neteller payouts should be processed in maximum 48 hours, but his payout request remains outstanding. His complaint is very similar to a string of Dashbet complaints that have surfaced in recent times. | Dashbet Complaint

03.19.2015

The opening frame of the 2015 NCAA Men's college basketball championship is less than 90 minutes away. The sportsbook moneyline and total odds markets are fluctuating rapidly as bettors fire down bets on games soon to commence. Sportsbook Review has a free odds monitoring and scores application called SBR Odds which allows bettors to follow the action in real-time. 17 NCAAB games are scheduled to tip off today. | How SBR Odds Can Help Your Bankroll

03.18.2015

670 SBR members have enrolled to date in this year's NCAA Bracket Contest. Registration closes at 12:15PM tomorrow. This year's contest boasts a 100,000 betpoints prize-pool to the top 20, and a $200,000 perfect bracket payout. The contest is open to the public; the sole requirement is having a free SBR username to compete. | How to join

03.18.2015

A BetSafe Sportsbook player has filed a betting dispute involving an NBA wager. The player wagered €100 on the Under 94.5 for the 1st half yesterday's New York Knicks vs. San Antonio Spurs game at the odds of 1.85 (-117). The wager was accepted. However, right before the game tipped off, BetSafe allegedly voided the bet by citing that the wrong odds were inserted. | Were the odds really wrong?

03.17.2015

A GR88 Sportsbook player has filed a complaint against the betting site with SBR. The player has claimed after winning a big bet on Manchester City in the English Premier league, his account was closed and nearly €3,400 in profits deducted from his balance. GR88 advised the player that he had breached their terms and conditions, but provided no other specifics. | Read GR88 Complaint

03.17.2015

You might be shocked to learn that Warren Buffet and SBR are not the only entities running bracket contests for March Madness. Online sportsbooks are showing that they too know how to run a contest and have been releasing in-house competitions for their players to enjoy the mayhem and maybe a place along the way, too. This report lists the different bracket contests by sportsbook. | See the Contests

03.17.2015

An LSbet Sportsbook (SBR rating C) player has filed a complaint with SBR against the betting site over a privacy concern. The player has claimed that his account is presently suspended with a €15,000 balance, including €5,000 in profit. The standstill occurred when the player refused to provide complete unedited statements of his Skrill activity. | LSbet complaint explained

03.17.2015

Betting exchange WBX (SBR rating B) has closed. Players with balances at WBX should log-in and withdraw their funds. WBX posted a notice on their homepage last night making the announcement. The statement explained WBX endeavored to compete with Betfair, but the regulatory climate and rising costs necessitated their closure. | Read statement

03.16.2015

Smarkets (SBR rating C) has provided comment on a betting complaint submitted by a user who claimed that his winnings were voided on a market which had €70,000 in matched wagers. Smarkets is a betting exchange, not a traditional online sportsbook, which relies on peer-to-peer action to account for market liquidity. | What happened

03.16.2015

SBR originally reported on a wagering dispute filed by a VIPSports.eu (SBR rating D-) player in August  2014. The dispute was covered numerous times in the following months and was only partially resolved in November. In a nutshell, a player wagered $2,000 on the previous NHL Playoffs MVP winner (recipient of Conn Smythe trophy). The wager was accepted but not paid in full. | See Why

03.16.2015

A Betin Sportsbook player has filed a dispute with SBR against the betting site. The player has stated that a balance of €524 has not been paid. The player was accused of foul play with his in-play bets. He reportedly had a pattern of placing bets exactly as an event occurred. Betin claims that seven such wagers were made where the outcome was already known. | In-play dispute explained

Download Printable NCAA Bracket by SBR

03.16.2015

Sportsbook Review invites users to download the 2015 NCAA men's printable bracket. The format is PDF. Players who wish to simply follow along the progression of the bracket from a betting perspective can bookmark the NCAA Tournament Bracket page on SBR Picks. The deadline of joining the free NCAA Bracket Contest is this Thursday at 12:15PM ET.

03.15.2015

A Dashbet Sportsbook (SBR rating D) player has filed a payout complaint against the betting site with SBR. The player has successfully been paid once for a sum of €150 from Dashbet. He maintains a total balance of €2,500, and has a delinquent payout request of €1,500 which he is unsure when he will receive. The player has been reading on the SBR newswire about Dashbet's payout issues. | Dashbet news

Live NCAA Basketball Tournament Futures Breakdown

03.15.2015

Sportsbook Review video hosts Peter Loshak and Megan Rochester are chatting live with SBR handicapper Jordan Sharp and Dake Golokov on the upcoming NCAA men's basketball championship. With Selection Sunday in the books, which teams are expected to upset the odds or perform according to the bookmakers' plans? | Watch the stream

03.15.2015

Sportsbook Review's boxing odds on Mayweather vs. Pacquiao shows the moneyline market on the move. The odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook have increased from -200 to -220 on Mayweather, despite bookmaker Pinnacle Sports holding steady (for the moment) at -199. Heritage Sports for example has the line at -215, and the best odds on Pacquiao at +185. | Betting Odds by Sportsbook

03.15.2015

A complaint was launched against Unibet Sportsbook nearly one year ago where a player reported that 200 EUR was confiscated. Unibet advised the player of a section of their terms and conditions that essentially empower the sportsbook to take whatever action it deems necessary on player accounts, including confiscating funds. | Unibet complaint

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