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Sportsbook Review reported on June 17 that a GR88 (SBR rating D) player received was set to receive the remaining half of his balance to close out his online sportsbook complaint. The player has confirmed receiving the rest of his 1,977 GBP payout. GR88 player feedback is wanted. Players can write in to email@example.com to document their experiences with the online sports betting site.
Online gambling has taken its lumps over the years with some politicians steadfastly opposed to its proliferation. The tide has slowly began turning following the passage of the UIGEA in 2006 - which made it illegal for gambling businesses to knowingly process transactions for "illegal" sports betting. With legal online casino betting and poker now in states like New Jersey, will the federal government change its tune?
The Wimbledon draw was released Friday and online sportsbooks have made minor adjustments to the outright odds for each player. Sportsbook Review has updated the Wimbledon betting props page with new markets on offer from sports betting websites. The directory also contains dynamic grids which update without requiring a page refresh. This article summarizes the top player's outright odds.
Sportsbook Review has updated the women's World Cup betting props page. Sportsbooks are now taking bets on six teams to possibly win the FIFA World Cup; the current money line odds on Team USA are an average of +200. Using the World Cup directory, the best available market price is the +230 payout by online betting site 5Dimes.
EasyStreet Sports (also known as "EZStreet") players have reported that they are no longer being paid. The last known EZStreet payouts came during the football season of last year, when a player reported receiving two $700 payouts through Person-to-Person. EZStreet is no longer providing customer service to players via telephone or answering e-mail.
Sportsbook Review reported recently that online sports betting website BetCas blamed a player for complaining on sports forums and used that as an excuse for not paying him on-time. It appears that BetCas may have simply been toying with the player as he received payment of £6,000 this week to settle his outstanding complaint. BetCas for their part has still refused to communicate with SBR.
Kingdom Casino (SBR rating D+) has accused a player of fraud at sister sports betting and casino website Palladium. SBR previously reported that the player had an issue redeeming a $1,895 cheque from the online sportsbook and was concerned that he might not be paid. SBR discussed the player's complaint with the owner of Kingdom Casino's software host and parent company, BTG Global NV.
Sportsbook Review reported earlier in the week that a BetMotion player filed a general complaint providing negative feedback on his withdrawal from the online betting site. The player was initially quoted a three day time-frame for his payout to be paid, but he soon realized that this was not the case as he had to jump through hoops he felt, and to date has not been paid.
The UFC 189 Prop Bet Directory has been updated. Online sportsbooks kept Jose Aldo on the board amid injury talk; an additional 50 prop betting markets are expected to be released as the fight approaches closer to its July 11th date.
Online sportsbook Heritage Sports has released a slate of NBA Draft Prop Bets. These prop bets have been included in the NBA Draft Prop Bet directory compiled by Sportsbook Review. The 2015 NBA Draft takes place tonight at 7PM ET from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. This article lists the different NBA prop betting markets on offer.
Sportsbook Review has released today's MLB betting digest featuring notable wagering percentages from some of today's eleven baseball match ups. The MLB betting digest also includes predictions from MLB handicappers whose picks are available in the Sportsbook Review MLB picks section of the SBR network.
A Sportsbook Review posting forum member has pointed out that the e-gaming license held by 1Bet2Bet appears to have been suspended. 1Bet2Bet, which is a sports betting website managed under trading name Cyberdata N.V. and which holds license 8048/JAZ2011-007, is presently showing as suspended on the Curacao gaming license website.
A manager with Sportsbook.ag (also known as "Sportsbook.com") has addressed SBR's report that documented 151 slow-pay complaints against the sports betting site. In total, these players are waiting to be paid a total of $221,786 and have been waiting in excess of the 3-5 week time-frame quoted by Sportsbook.com customer service.
A 1XBet Sportsbook player has filed a complaint. The player opened his account with 1XBet recently, depositing €100 and receiving an 80% cash bonus. He won his first four wagers and accumulated a profit of €130. He attempted to make a withdrawal, but was told that he needed to fulfill an additional €1,200 in rollover. But that's not all; this article explains the turn the situation took for the worse.
Seven online sportsbooks have released a total of twelve NBA Draft betting markets. These NBA Draft prop bets include the over and under draft position for player, head to head draft position wagers, and the me market many sports bettors find most exciting - odds on which player will be drafted with the number one overall pick in the 2015-16 NBA draft. This article summarizes the top betting market.
A BetCas Sportsbook player has forwarded some disturbing correspondence from the presently off-line sportsbook. The player, among nine others who haven't been paid following the site suspending service, is waiting for a £6,000 payout. BetCas tried shaming the player into believing that he would have been paid had he not spoken out against the sportsbook for their failure to pay.
British bookmaker WilliamHill (SBR rating A) has released a slate of UFC 189 Prop Bets. Sportsbook Review has added these UFC 189 prop betting markets to the list which compares all the ways players can wager Jose Aldo vs. Conor McGregor, an upcoming Pay-Per-View event in the UFC. Sportsbook Review will also add prop bets for other main card bouts to the comparison page.
A BetMotion Sportsbook (SBR rating C+) player has filed a sportsbook complaint. The player has told SBR that he put in his first withdrawal request with the sports betting website last week. He was given a three day time-frame to be paid via EcoPay, but did not receive the payout in the requested time-frame so the player consulted with the sportsbook by live chat.
Sportsbook Review has released today's Major League Baseball (MLB) betting digest. The rundown includes the day's free MLB picks found on the SBR network by handicappers and an overview of baseball wagering percentages powered by odds monitoring website SBR Odds. SBR will update as picks are added to the digest.
The women's USA team are +220 to win the FIFA Women's World Cup following their 2-0 win yesterday, eliminating Colombia and advancing to the Quarter Finals. Germany is available at +190, priced 30 cents shorter as they are most likely to win the cup according to the line set by online sportsbooks. Players can view all Women's World Cup Bets in the SBR directory.
Sportsbook Review.com has yet to hear from VIPSports.eu (SBR rating D-) management on if they intend to honor the remaining $1,000 owed to a player who profited with an NHL prop bet wager during the 2014 playoffs. The handling of the highly contentious dispute has kept the sports betting website on the scam sportsbook blacklist.
MB24 Sportsbook players are still writing SBR to say that they have not been paid. MB24's sportsbook management released an e-mail advisory to webmasters with a statement informing them that the betting site would have to close but that all players and advertisers would receive payment, however it appears that more than a handful of players have not been paid.
Comparing new account bonuses can be tedious; with so many sportsbooks and different offers to consider, some of which restrict users by country, who has time to navigate dozens of sports betting sites to find the most competitive incentives? Sportsbook Review has simplified this process through the best sportsbook bonuses directory, which is explained in this article.
Sportsbook Review has updated the tennis betting futures directory with Wimbledon outright odds and proposition bets. The outright odds featured on the tennis directory update in real-time without requiring a page refresh; this saves sports bettors time from comparing the outright odds offered manually and gives an inside track to finding the best value.
Sportsbook Review has published a Tour de France betting list. The major cycling event is scheduled to begin on the 4th of July in Utrecht, Netherlands, and is the 18th cycling event part of the 2015 UCI World Tour. Sportsbooks are beginning to update their array of Tour de France betting markets, prompting SBR to add the event to its growing list of futures and prop bet comparison directories.
Sportsbook Review forum members have sounded off on regarding SBR's report against Sportsbook.com (ag) and their massive $221,786 backlog of payouts to frustrated players. While some forum contributors have been sympathetic to hear of the 153 players affected and their plight, others have pointed out that the writing should have been on the wall.
The MLB Betting Digest has been updated with Sunday's predictions from Sportsbook Review Picks handicappers and notable wagering statistics powered by SBR Odds from the Father's Day slate of MLB games.
Bitcoin (BTC) is presently trading at $246.73. The anonymous crypto-currency has been more consistent over the last two months which has helped instill confidence in sports bettors that the digital currency might be worth considering when placing wagers with online sportsbooks. As it stands, a small handful of reputable sports betting sites have BTC as part of their cashiers.
Sixteen teams remain in the FIFA women's World Cup tournament. Sportsbook Review has updated the women's World Cup betting directory showing the updated sportsbook odds on each of the remaining clubs to win the World Cup. As of this time, Germany and USA are the two top teams according to the oddsmakers.
LSbet Sportsbook (SBR rating C-) management has responded to the player complaint reported by SBR yesterday involving a player who stated that his €557 balance was unfairly confiscated. LSbet has shared some evidence with SBR which suggests this player previosuly registered with the sportsbook to also redeem a bonus prior to this account creation.
Sportsbook Review has received 153 complaints from Sportsbook.ag (SBR rating D-) players who are owed a total of $221,786. The payouts date back from February 1st of this year, and all players have waited in excess of the various lengthy time-frames advertised by the sportsbook. Since SBR's previous video report by Natalie Rydstrom, 113 new Sportsbook.com complaints were filed.
Updated with Sunday's betting action: Sportsbook Review has listed free MLB picks from the SBR handicappers in this article. Also published are the current best betting lines for each pick from top online sportsbooks, and some notable betting statistics regarding the consensus of the public for wagering today's slate of games.
When browsing online sportsbooks and deciding where to place your next bet or create your next account, as a player what matters to you most? With so many different categories to choose from, Sportsbook Review is interested in hearing from players on their process of elimination or selection when evaluating the pros and cons of new sports betting websites.
Sportsbook Review has received a betting complaint from a player of BaltBet (unrated). This is the first complaint officially recorded against the Curacao e-licensed sports betting website. A player has claimed that his account has been suspended with approximately $2,150 for going on a year. He has claimed to provided all of his ID documents.
SBR poster nin33ch updated an old thread on popular sports betting payment eWallet Skrill. The member asked if other members have had problems with Skrill's loyalty points. The player has claimed he does not see his loyalty points increasing with each transaction he makes and that Skrill's VIP department has been unreachable. Players with feedback on Skrill can write to SBR.
An LSbet Sportsbook player has filed a complaint against the sports betting website. The player originally deposited €240 on April 29. He was given a one-time rollover or play-through requirement before he could withdraw his fund, as he accepted a welcome bonus from the betting site. After clearing his rollover requirement, he increased his balance to €557.
MyBookie Sportsbook has had their rating upgraded from D+ to C-. The sports betting website accepted its first wager August 1 of 2014 and was subsequently introduced to the sportsbook rating guide last September. One payout complaint was submitted by a player in November which was discussed by MyBookie management and resolved.
Sportsbook Review has created a politics betting markets directory. As of this time, the political prop bets center around the November 2016 US Presidential Election, which currently have the Democratic party favored at -160. Online sportsbooks are also accepting wagers on who will be named the nominee for the Democrat and Republican parties.
Sportsbook Review reported on June 10 that a GR88 (SBR rating D) player received half of his balance (approximately £1,977) after initially fearing he was not being paid by the sports betting website. SBR contacted GR88 concerning the player's complaint and was told that the player's activity was being investigated following verification of his ID documents.
The New York Yankees opened as -170 betting favorites against the Miami Marlins. The line has shifted by approximately 30 cents over the last 20 hours, with online sportsbooks spreading a moneyline price at an average -200. Sports bettors can view the market price for the run-line, total, outright and first five innings by comparing the lines in the Yankees vs. Marlins event odds page.
BetUS Sportsbook (SBR rating C) has addressed the bonus complaint reported by Sportsbook Review earlier this week. In that complaint, a player stated that $450 in free plays were forfeited. The player was paid his winnings balance, but complained about having to forgo the free play winnings. He was not 100% sure if his wagering requirement was completed.
Game 6 of the NBA Finals takes place tonight at 9PM ET. The Cleveland Cavaliers host the Golden State Warriors as four point underdogs. 54% of sports bettors believe the Cavaliers cover this point spread, based on the wagering data available from SBR Odds. This article takes a look at the prop betting market, event odds, and expert handicapper predictions from SBR Picks.
MB24 Sportsbook players have written in stating they have not been paid. The online sportsbook announced via e-mail that it would close as of May 31, but the website has not been taken off-line and still allows player registrations. The deposit methods tab apepars not to be functional, and most pages error out after spinning for quite a while.
Bet2Be Sportsbook has been added to the scam sportsbook blacklist with a rating of F. The sports betting website is no longer willing to discuss complaints with SBR and has a backlog of withdrawals spanning back to September 2014. There are over thirty no-pay complaints on file against this sportsbook from players who have all but given up hope on ever being paid.
Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Finals commences in one hour. The Lightning vs. Blackhawks event odds page shows the current lineset for all of the ways to wager. A manager with Pinnacle Sports (SBR rating A+) confirmed to SBR that as far as their action is concerned, 53.7% of wagers are on the Chicago Blackhawks moneyline.
Bitcoin sports betting website BetVIP has closed. The bitcoin exclusive website had been in operation since 2014 with its web server located in Malta. BetVIP displayed a message on their homepage Friday instructing players to send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line of 'withdrawal request' before June 28 to be paid.
On Friday of last week SBR reported of a bonus complaint against Intertops Sportsbook (SBR rating B+). A player had claimed that he was denied a €500 back-end bonus free bet which was based on sufficient wagering throughout the German Bundesliga soccer campaign. Intertops management has addressed the complaint with SBR and provided new facts.
The 2015-16 NFL Regular Season is two months and 27 days away and now is the time many sports bettors prefer to lay some early action on team performance futures bets for the upcoming season. Super Bowl 50 may seem ages away, but with the regular season closing in the below prices are the first chance to get some early value on numbers that will change vastly once the games begin.
There are still two months left in the Sportsbook Review World Poker Cup event. Free for established members to play, the event is a competition that is split into four regions: USA, Confederate USA, Canada, and World. SBR Poker is free to download and runs on all Windows PC's and on Mac devices running Boot Camp or Windows emulator software.
Sportsbook Review reported on a 21-year-old college student's tale of running up a balance with Kingdom Casino (SBR rating D+) recently and his fear that he might not be paid. The player told SBR how he accumulated a balance of $2,795 before the online sports betting and casino website accused him of being a non-recreational player. Kingdom Casino has since provided comment to SBR.
A BetUS Sportsbook (SBR rating C) player has submitted negative feedback regarding how the sports betting website handled his account. The player has claimed that his account was promptly closed after he had successfully turned over a bonus promotion. As a result, the player has claimed that he was forced to forfeit $450 in free plays.
Game 5 of the NBA Finals takes place tonight at 8pm ET. The Golden State Warriors are 9 point favorites against the Cleveland Cavaliers. A full variety of NBA prop bets are on offer, and many expert handicappers have weighed in with their predictions at Sportsbook Review picks. This article summarizes the many ways to bet and who the sports betting pros are on.
UFC 188 took place Saturday night from Mexico City and it was an evening of some surprises. Online sportsbooks cleaned up on the main event as Cain Velasquez went down in flames as a heavy -425 betting favorite. Sports bettors who rolled the dice on some UFC 188 prop bets as posted at Sportsbook Review potentially made out very handsomely, as this article shows.
A Betfair (SBR rating A-) trader has written to Sportsbook Review with a wagering complaint. The player registered at betting exchange Betfair on June 4 to wager on Louisiana track, race 1. Three minutes prior to post time, he states that Betfair removed a runner from the card (horse number 6) without any explanation. The horse ran and should not have been scratched, says the player.
A BetMotion Sportsbook (SBR rating C+) player has filed a payout complaint with SBR. The player has stated that his account holds €320 which he originally requested to be paid May 24. He was asked to provide personally identifying documents which he claims to have supplied in the past; so he obliged the latest request but has told SBR that he has yet to be paid.
The UFC 188 main event is a little under 7 hours away. Sportsbook Review has posted a comprehensive UFC 188 Prop Bet list which shows the entire main card and the corresponding sportsbook prop wagering market for fights tonight inside of the Octagon. This article summarizes the best available price for the most popular ways of betting tonight's main event from Mexico City.
A Kingdom Casino player launched a complaint with Sportsbook Review earlier this morning. The player is allegedly a 21-year-old college student who ran up a balance at the betting site - which is part of the BTG Global family of sportsbooks - who was reportedly accused of being a "non-recreational player". This label is typically placed on players believed to be too sharp or professional for the book's liking.
A 1XBet Sportsbook player has filed a complaint against the sports betting website with SBR. The player has stated that he registered for the sportsbook one week ago and had no trouble depositing or making a withdrawal. Following his request of a second payout, things turned sour and his payout was rejected. He was then asked to speak with staff via a Skype video conference.
An Intertops Sportsbook player has a filed a betting complaint. The player has told SBR that the sports betting website Intertops voided his €500 free bet bonus which he would have received after completing 20% more of his play-through requirement. This type of incentive is referred to as a back-end bonus, where unlike most betting sites, it comes as a reward after play vs. before.
The Sportsbook Review UFC 188 Prop Bets list is a neat feature that can help immensely when evaluating market offerings for Saturday night's Pay-Per-View event from Mexico City. Whether you are a seasoned sports betting professional or more of a student of the game, sportsbooks have released a ton of proposition bets for the UFC which can take a lot of time comparing on your own, hence where the SBR list comes in.
BetUSA are among the Sportsbook.ag managed websites which are taking upwards of six weeks to release payouts. The online sports betting website has long maintained a higher rating than Sportsbook.ag (SBR rating D-) due to independent management and an open line of communication with SBR, though this interaction has ceased and palyers are not presently being paid. BetUSA's rating has been adjusted to C- and faces further downgrades if payouts are not restored.
Many players enjoy wagering on futures markets. The sophisticated bettors know that the markets can be beaten with sound strategy, which is why sportsbooks do not accept as large of wagers on these markets compared to a random game on NFL Sunday. The more recreational bettor enjoys futures wagers because of having action throughout the year. This article talks about the NFL Super Bowl futures page.
SBR Odds made a substantial update today releasing what are called event pages for all sports. The event page shows all full game, halves, quarters, and periods betting markets in one page, saving sports bettors time from having to navigate through dropdowns to find odds one at a time. Players can now simply consume the information on one page and quickly find the sportsbook with the best odds.
The UFC 188 Prop Betting List has been updated with fresh markets. An entire rundown will be posted on the newswire before the fight Saturday. Bettors can presently wager on a large variety of exotic prop bets including both Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum winning by submission, knockout, or outright.
Bitcoin is trading at $228 near the end of the day Wednesday, June 10. A positive for sports bettors still considering whether or not to start making deposits using BTC is that the value has been consistent overall in the last two months. This consistency will help reassure bettors that their bankrolls won't be worth significantly less if they don't bother to cash out for a week or two, and may even be worth more.
BetUS Sportsbook management has agreed to discuss player complaints with SBR. The online sports betting website ran afoul of industry standard several times over the years as can be seen from their mini-review, but has cleaned up their act in recent months and paid players in disputes raised by SBR. The player risk level is lower than it was in the past, and as such the rating has changed from C- to C.
Sportsbook Review reported on June 2 that a GR88 (SBR rating D) player was concerned that he would not receive his £4,351 balance. The player believed he had successfully verified his identity and so he did not understand why there was a delay in receiving his funds, and he took to Twitter to voice his frustration with the experience with the sports betting site.
UFC 188 takes place this Saturday, June 13 from the Mexico City Arena. There are dozens of UFC 188 prop bets on offer with at least 20 more expected before fight night, which has a headline attraction of Cain Velasquez stepping into the Octagon against Fabricio Werdum. The largest variety of proposition wagers are predictably on the main event. This article lists where to find the best betting odds.
A Rivalo Sportsbook (SBR rating D-) player has launched a complaint against the sports betting website with Sportsbook Review. The player has stated that his account held a balance of just under €3,000 at the time of the closure. He was accused of something which he absolutely denies being guilty of and is seeking assistance contesting the issue with the sportsbook.
Over 25 game three Warriors vs. Cavaliers Prop Bets are posted in the Sportsbook Review directory. Prop wagering markets are compared by highest value and best payoffs. The game tips off in one hour.
A Globalbet.eu player has written in with a complaint over the sports betting website and their ability to pay promptly. The player stated that he attempted unsuccessfully to withdraw $400-$500 every week for nearly two months. Finally, the player gave up and used his betting account as what he referred to as a "hedge fund". So, what does this mean?
Online sportsbook Unibet has been upgraded to C+. The sports betting website cleared up the one outstanding issue on file and has established an open line of communication with Sportsbook Review for all future player complaints. Unibet players with feedback are encouraged to write in to email@example.com.
Sportsbook Review has published a women's World Cup prop bets directory. If you're interested in handicapping and wagering on the FIFA women's world cup, the page lists the most popular ways of wagering and shows the best sportsbook odds available in an easy to use manner. As of this publication, the ladies from the USA are an average +300 underdog to win the World Cup.
As noted at the beginning of the NBA Finals, SBR has made a prop bet directory available giving players an easy way to compare prop bet lines and exotic wagers. With 30 minutes prior to the start of game two between the Cavaliers and Warriors, online sportsbooks have put up over 40 unique prop betting markets. | See all prop bets
SBR has updated the cash and freeplay bonuses list which shows sign up bonuses from sports betting websites. Players can analyze sign up bonuses in several ways; the amount of the overall bonus value, bonus percentage, rollover requirement, or the maximum bonus available. Bigger does not always mean better with sportsbook bonuses, hence the many ways the list can be sorted.
American Pharoah was a -115 favorite at a few of the top sports betting websites to be the first Triple Crown Winner since 1978 when Affirmed emerged victorious, and the colt has done exactly that, dominating the field and winning easily despite history being against a Triple Crown.
Online sportsbooks have stacked the NBA odds against the Cleveland Cavaliers following their falling into a one game hole against the Golden State Warriors and the loss of star player Kyrie Irving. The NBA Prop Bet List at SBR shows that online sportsbooks have readjusted their betting markets and made the Cavaliers an average 4.9 to 1 underdog to win the NBA Championship.
Sportsbook Review has attempted three times to contact sports betting website Dobet to discuss a $100 payout complaint. A player requested the withdrawal on April 16 and has yet to be paid and has similarly been given no update from customer service. Dobet does not have a listed phone number for customer service and has no live chat service.
Redbet.com Sportsbook has addressed the complaint involving a player who stated that his winnings were voided after the conclusion of a match. The player was told that his multiple wagers on the same game was a circumvention of bonus rules, causing the winnings to be overturned. SBR argued that the bets had action and the player had a chance of losing the wagers, constituting a freeroll.
GR88 Sportsbook (SBR rating D) has shared their evidence with SBR in the complaint reported yesterday where a GR88 player claimed that she had wrongly been accused of fraudulent activities. The player was concerned that she would not be paid her €990 balance. Sportsbook Review followed up and spoke with GR88 management concerning the sportsbook complaint.
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