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BetGun Sportsbook Report

11.28.2016

A BetGun Sportsbook (SBR rating D+) player has filed a payment complaint. The player has claimed that he requested payment of €255 on November 14 and has yet to be paid. After sending the required documents needed to verify his account and not hearing back, the player pressed the issue further and was accused of sharing his PC with another player.

11.28.2016

Sportsbook Review Picks analyst Jordan Sharp weighs in on tonight's betting value from a props perspective for Monday Night Football. A slight majority of bettors are on the Philadelphia Eagles to cover the spread at home, with SBR Odds currently reflecting 53% of bets on Carson Wentz and company.

SBR Forum Contest

11.28.2016

SBR Forum is running a predict the score contest for tonight's Monday Night Football game between the Green Bay Packers and Philadelphia Eagles. The Packers are on the road as a +4 point underdog. The game is scheduled to kick off at 8:30PM ET. The lucky SBR Forum member who correctly predicts the final score will win a $15 pizza eGift card.

11.28.2016

It was an excellent early Sunday afternoon for players who went with favorites. Sportsbooks took a considerable beating on the early games in particular with favorites going 7-1 or better based on when players entered their wagering tickets for the weekend. Philadelphia is favored by 4 against Green Bay on Monday Night Football.

Sportsbook Bonuses Report

11.27.2016

Sometimes new players can become confused at the range of offers and account incentives offered at online sportsbooks. This article lists the three key differences between the most common type of online sportsbook bonuses, including the type of new account perks which SBR has compiled on the sportsbook bonuses directory.

11.27.2016

Sports gamblers looking to get an edge on their bookmaker may be interested to review the NFL week 12 betting consensus data available at SBR Odds. Users can shop for the split of NFL betting action on all week 12 games. Instances where the line moves against the majority of action is referred to as reverse line movement or RLM.

NCAA Bowl Contest

11.26.2016

SBR Forum has announced this year's 2016 NCAA Bowl Contest. SBR Pro members are invited to participate in the exclusive contest for a chance to win part of the $10,500 in cash prizes. There are 100,000 betpoints as consolatory prizes for individuals who finish from 4th to 6th place, and $500 for last place.

11.26.2016

College football gamblers are three weeks away from wagering on the 2016 NCAA Bowl schedule and start of the college football playoffs. There are plenty of key games receiving a significant amount of betting action this afternoon. Use the resources available at the Sportsbook Review network to make your weekend a winning one.

Otobet Sportsbook Report

11.25.2016

An Otobet Sportsbook (SBR rating D-) player has filed a payout complaint. He asked for a withdrawal of €680 on October 24 and has yet to receive the funds. The player noted that his request has remained pending inside Otobet's website and that the betting site has neglected to respond to his email inquiries.

SBR Store Black Friday

11.25.2016

SBR Forum has announced an SBR Store Black Friday special. SBR Pro members who order an Amazon Echo will receive an Echo Dot accessory for free ($40 value), and users who order four $15 pizza gift cards will receive a fifth card valued at $15 for free. All it takes to turn SBR Pro is a $100 charitable donation to verify your account.

11.24.2016

A Betsafe Sportsbook (SBR rating C-) player has filed a wagering complaint. The player placed a sports bet on the WTA Challenger tennis match between Danielle Collins and Tatjana Maria. The wager was on Collins +1.5. Collins won the first set of the match. Her opponent retired in the second set, and Betsafe graded the bet as no action.

Sportsbook Bonuses

11.24.2016

SBR Forum users are discussing the best Thanksgiving promos and overall new account bonuses at betting sites. While not every online sportsbook has a specific incentive geared toward Turkey Day, there are still many competitive offers available for first timers looking to place a bet with a new gaming site.

NFL Turkey Day Betting

11.24.2016

NFL Thursday's week 12 action features three games in honor of Thanksgiving in the United States. The day's first game features Minnesota vs. Detroit at 12:30PM. Detroit is a -1 point favorite. Dallas is -6.5 vs. Washington at 4:30PM, and the final game of the evening has the Steelers favored by -8.5 on the road vs. the Colts.

Noxwin Sportsbook complaint

11.23.2016

A Noxwin Sportsbook (SBR rating C-) player has filed a complaint. The player recently deposited €50 to the sports betting site with the intention of making a few sports bets. However, Noxwin quickly restricted the player's account. He has not received a refund of his initial deposit and has asked for assistance as Noxwin has yet to provide information to him.

Cloudbet Sportsbook Report

11.22.2016

A Cloudbet Sportsbook player has submitted a wagering complaint. The player made a sports bet on over 69 in the first half for the Vanderbilt game on the 21st and as of the morning of the 22nd the wager has yet to be graded. The player has shared that he emailed support numerous times and was only told that the inquiry was forwarded to the relevant department.

Redbet Sportsbook Complaint

11.22.2016

A Redbet Sportsbook (SBR rating C) player has filed a complaint. The player shared that he signed up for the betting site and deposited €200 after receiving a bonus code via email. He proceeded to complete his play-through obligation before asking for a payout. His balance at this time was €625.

Realbet Sportsbook Report

11.21.2016

A Realbet Sportsbook (SBR rating D-) player has filed a slow-payment complaint. The player requested a $300 payment on March 16 and as of today he has yet to be paid. Realbet has provided generic updates to the player regarding their third-party payment processors but has not provided the player with a specific date that his withdrawal will be received.

11.21.2016

Favorites went 8 for 12 based on the closing line Sunday for NFL week 11. It was a solid day for most of the betting public with games going according to plan. This article recaps the big covers and few upsets that took place. The betting consensus data cited is powered by the NFL Betting Odds grid at SBR Odds.

Otobet Sportsbook Report

11.21.2016

An Otobet Sportsbook (SBR rating D-) player owed €2,252 has filed a payout complaint. The player asked to be paid six weeks ago. Like many others who have written asking SBR for assistance, Otobet has not communicated an update of any kind regarding the status of the withdrawals. More than two dozen slow-pay complaints remain outstanding.

NFL Week 11 betting stats

11.20.2016

Players can access all week 11 NFL live scores and odds using Sportsbook Review. This article summarizes the betting consensus data for every NFL week 11 matchup. The NFL betting odds data is powered by SBR Odds. For NFL week 11 betting tips and predictions, handicappers should visit SBR Picks.

11.20.2016

It was a good Saturday for underdog bettors in college football week 12. This article recaps the games in which underdog players made out the best with their online sportsbooks based on the closing lines available at SBR Odds. To verify your sportsbook graded your bets correctly players can access all final scores from the college football odds grid.

11.19.2016

There has been considerable line movement on tonight's light heavyweight championship boxing event. Sportsbooks have tightened their line to Andre Ward -190 against Sergey "Krusher" Kovalev, meaning a gambler would have to risk $190 to win $100. Browse all boxing prop bets for Kovalev vs. Ward using Sportsbook Review.

11.19.2016

Sportsbook Review's Odds Couple Peter Loshak and Mike Brenner discuss the college football betting card for week 12. This article also summarizes some of the betting action on marquee games involving the nation's top teams and how the public is wagering based on the betting consensus data from SBR Odds.

11.18.2016

Sportsbook Review's news host Natalie Rydstrom poses the question on whether or not President-elect Donald J. Trump will be pro-gambling after being sworn in to the nation's highest office on January 20. SBR Forum posters have speculated that Trump's previous resort and casino businesses are a sign to be optimistic.

Boxing Prop Bets

11.18.2016

Andre Ward is a -135 favorite against Sergey Kovalev in Saturday night's HBO Pay-Per-View event at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Sportsbook Review has compiled all available boxing prop wagers on the main event from the industry's best online sportsbooks. Players enjoy prop betting markets for the possibility to extract value with softer lines.

BetMotion Sportsbook Report

11.17.2016

A BetMotion Sportsbook (SBR rating C+) player has submitted a payout complaint. The player requested a $1,500 payout on November 1 which has yet to be processed. He has received no updates from BetMotion concerning the status of the payout so he has requested the assistance of Sportsbook Review to seek an update.

Legal Sports Betting

11.17.2016

One of the biggest questions SBR Forum posters have wrestled with since Donald Trump announced his intention to run for President and his subsequently becoming President-Elect is whether or not Trump will be more gambling friendly than the Presidents before him. The outspoken billionaire businessman hasn't had the magic touch with respect to gaming ventures.

11.17.2016

Sportsbook Review's Odds Couple, Peter Loshak and Mike Brenner, give their thoughts on the NFL week 11 Thursday Night Football match which has the New Orleans Saints going on the road as small underdogs against the Carolina Panthers. This article includes the video and data powered by the NFL Odds betting grid.

NFL Betting Digest

11.16.2016

Sportsbook Review invites readers to consider the NFL betting resources for week 11 using the Sportsbook Review network to hopefully improve their handicapping and sportsbook shopping experience headed into this weekend. This article lists the most popular resources available on the SBR network based on user feedback.

11.16.2016

Week eleven of the $50,000 NFL and College Football sports betting contest is open for picks. While the money eligibility window has passed, SBR Pro members can join today and have a chance to win part of 150,000 free play points per week. All it takes to receive the benefits of Pro membership is a $100 donation to Make A Wish or Cure Angelman.org.

Jetwin Sportsbook upgrade

11.15.2016

Jetwin Sportsbook has received a rating upgrade from C+ to B-. The bitcoin betting site was introduced to the online sportsbooks rating guide July of 2015 at C+. Players have submitted positive feedback on the speed of withdrawals from the online sportsbook. Jetwin also offers a live casino and live Texas Hold Em game.

Otobet Sportsbook Report

11.15.2016

Since Saturday's report detailing that 25 Otobet Sportsbook (SBR rating D-) complaints were submitted by players, an additional three new sportsbook complaints were filed. The three complaints include a player who is attempting to withdraw his €800 deposit, a €376 slow-pay complaint, and a player who has waited five weeks for payment.

Rivalo Sportsbook Report

11.14.2016

A Rivalo Sportsbook (SBR rating D) player has filed a sportsbook complaint. He originally requested a payment of €250 from the betting site and received the funds without incident. He then worked his balance up to €460 and asked for another withdrawal. At this point, Rivalo asked the player to speak with them over the phone.

11.14.2016

SBR Forum invites users to participate in tonight's free predict the score to win a pizza gift card contest on the Cincinnati Bengals and New York Giants for Monday Night Football. Simply correctly predict the exact final score for both the Bengals and Giants to win a $15 electronic gift card through Papa John's or Pizza Hut.

NFL Betting Report

11.14.2016

The dogs barked Sunday in the NFL to the delight of sharp sports bettors who typically fade the "public consensus". High profile teams are usually wagered on most though the semi-pros will often outweigh the public opinion in terms of actual volume. Three games where the public opinion was most lopsided all went the sharp bettors' way.

Top 5 NFL Sportsbooks

11.13.2016

SBR Forum members recently turned out to cast a vote for the sports betting sites considered overall best during the NFL and College Football season. One of the most important aspects of the vote was to consider how efficiently sportsbooks are able to process withdrawals. Before getting to any special bells and whistles, players want to play with bookmakers that pay quickly.

UFC 205 betting Report

11.13.2016

UFC 205 reportedly set an all time pay-per-view and live gate record. Conor McGregor made history by being the first UFC fighter to hold two world titles in two weight divisions. The outspoken Irishman also made sports bettors who rolled the dice on him doing so quite happy as he knocked out Eddie Alvarez in the second round.

11.13.2016

It was an exceptionally good day for underdog bettors in the world of college football with some high profile favorites going down in flames. While gamblers who took the favorite emerged victorious in the main event of UFC 205, the narrative was exactly the opposite with college football with Michigan, Auburn, and Texas A&M losing outright.

Otobet Sportsbook Report

11.12.2016

There are currently more than 25 outstanding slow-pay and confiscation complaints against Otobet Sportsbook (SBR rating D-). The sports betting site has addressed only a handful of the cases with Sportsbook Review and is not providing updates to users on tardy payments. A player wrote SBR this morning claiming a €100 payout from Oct 31 is still pending.

UFC 205

11.12.2016

The Presidential election may be over, but there is still plenty of betting value this weekend with the UFC 205 betting card. Online sportsbooks have set Conor McGregor as around a -160 betting favorite to defeat Eddie Alvarez in the main event of the Madison Square Garden hosted pay-per-view. Miesha Tate is -170 in a featured bout against Raquel Pennington.

11.11.2016

Sportsbook Review's Natalie Rydstrom reports on Irish bookmaker PaddyPower losing approximately £3.5 million on the US election. SBR initially reported on October 18 that the sportsbook sensationally graded all wagers on Hillary Clinton for POTUS as winners, leading many to wonder what would happen in the event that Donald J Trump was victorious.

1XBet Sportsbook Report

11.11.2016

A 1XBet Sportsbook (SBR rating D-) player has claimed that $1,400 has been confiscated from his account. The player registered this past summer and deposited $250 and began playing. He has said that the majority of his wagers were on in-play events. He successfully ordered a payout of $200 at this time.

BetOwi Sportsbook Feedback

11.10.2016

Sportsbook Review asks BetOwi players with payment feedback to write to mail@sportsbookreview.com. BetOwi currently holds an SBR rating of D and is a sister sportsbook to SportsbettingOnline. The betting site was first added to the online sportsbooks rating guide in February of 2013.

NFL Consensus Betting Report

11.10.2016

The NFL betting consensus data available at SBR Odds shows that 54% of sports bettors are wagering that the Cleveland Browns will cover the +7.5 point spread in tonight's Thursday Night Football contest with the Baltimore Ravens. The line opened at +8 and has shifted down a half-point in line with the majority of bets.

11.10.2016

SBR Forum invites users to participate in tonight's predict the score for pizza contest on the Thursday Night Footblal came between the Cleveland Browns and Baltimore Ravens. The lucky winner who correctly nails the final score total for both the Browns and Ravens wins a $15 pizza electronic gift card.

Trump Wins Election

11.09.2016

Donald Trump has been elected as the 45th President of the United States in a stunning upset. Trump was on offer at around +450 at online sportsbooks to start the morning and was at the trailing end of most national polls. Trump jumped out to an early electoral college lead and rattled off a string of key victories in the battleground states of Ohio, Florida, North Carolina.

Realbet Sportsbook Report

11.08.2016

A Realbet Sportsbook player owed $1,122 has filed a complaint. The player requested to be paid three months ago and has received only generic responses from the sports betting site ever since. SBR reported last week that a player has been owed $2,000 dating back to February. Realbet is on the worst sportsbook blacklist.

Bitcoin Sportsbooks

11.08.2016

An SBR Forum reader has surveyed other members on the process of requesting a payment using bitcoin at an online sportsbook. The player would like to avoid the high fees and wait time associated with other methods and prefers to use bitcoin based on the feedback given from other members on the speed of their withdrawals.

1XBet Report

11.08.2016

An SBR Forum poster has shared that his account was closed and winnings confiscated by 1XBet Sportsbook (SBR rating D-). The player claims to be a professional gambler and denies 1XBet's accusation that the bets placed on his account were on behalf of another third-party. 1XBet Sportsbook is on the worst betting site blacklist.

William Hill Report

11.07.2016

British bookmaker William Hill is back online. The sportsbook has fielded complaints over Twitter for much of the last six days as they were hit with what was described as a sophisticated DDoS attack. Thousands of players were unable to log-in and place a sports wager online during the time-frame though the mobile app continued to work as normal.

US Election Betting Odds

11.07.2016

Hillary Clinton has steamed back up to a -585 favorite against Donald Trump in Tuesday's 2016 Presidential Election. Clinton had dropped as low as -265 at a handful of online sportsbooks following the surprise announcement by FBI Director James Comey that new emails were received on a device used by Clinton's top aide Huma Abedin.

NFL Betting Report

11.07.2016

NFL Sunday week nine saw players and sportsbooks exchange blows but mostly finish the day breaking even with favorites going 6-4-1 based on the closing line received. The Baltimore Ravens opened as -2.5 favorites but closed at +3 but nevertheless won easily and covered both spreads against the Pittsburgh Steelers.

UFC 205 Betting Report

11.07.2016

UFC 205 is just five days away. Online sportsbooks have already released a variety of proposition bets and full game markets on the headline of the event which sees Conor McGregor taking on Eddie Alvarez. McGregor is attempting to make history by winning a second belt in another division while still a beltholder at featherweight.

Bitcoin Report

11.06.2016

Sports bettors can find all online sportsbooks accepting bitcoin for deposits and withdrawals using the sportsbook rating guide. The popular digital currency is trading around the $706 mark as of this publication. Over 25 online sportsbooks added bitcoin to their cashier in the last year alone as players have celebrated the ability to make painless transactions.

NFL Week 9 Betting Report

11.06.2016

Sports bettors can find all NFL week nine odds and scores using SBR Odds. In addition to real-time betting updates on the full game, halves, and quarters markets, users can access line history from each of the online sportsbooks listed by SBR Odds, and an overview of the betting consensus data on each side.

William Hill Sportsbook

11.05.2016

British bookmaker William Hill (SBR rating A+) is still battling what it described as a sophisticated distributed denial of service attack. The sports betting site has advised users that their mobile betting app is unaffected by the downtime and continues to provide updates via its Twitter support account.

Sportsbook Bonuses

11.05.2016

It is not too late for college football gamblers to get some extra bang for their buck in November. The sportsbook bonuses grid shows the current sign up bonus offer from a number of sports betting sites. The bonuses displayed include traditional cash bonuses, free plays, and free bet offerings from online sportsbooks.

Pacquiao vs. Vargas Betting Odds

11.05.2016

Online sportsbooks have installed Manny Pacquiao as a prohibitive -800 favorite in tonight's tilt with Jessie Vargas. An $800 wager is necessary to win $100 in profit on Pacman. However, the fact that Pacquiao is 37 years old coupled with Vargas' defensive ability and +475 odds, 64.5% of sports bettors are rolling the dice on Vargas to pull the upset.

11.04.2016

Sportsbook Review's news host Natalie Rydstrom advises players on the ways to shop for the best political betting odds using the SBR network. Sports gamblers who want to wager for fun can use their daily log-in betpoints at SBR Forum to enjoy a no juice special which offers Hillary Clinton at -200 and Donald Trump at +200.

Otobet Sportsbook Report

11.04.2016

An Otobet Sportsbook player has claimed that he had €2,500 in winnings confiscated. The player provided his personally identifying documents to satisfy the betting site's Know Your Customer (KYC) process. At this point, the online sportsbook closed the player's account without word and confiscated the remaining balance.

Sportsbook Payout Reports

11.03.2016

An SBR Forum discussion thread has been created for players to log sportsbook payout speed. Betting sites that are unable to honor player withdrawals in a prompt manner should be avoided. The industry's best online sportsbooks are capable of paying players the same day depending on the cashier option. Bitcoin is one of the most popular sportsbook payout methods.

11.03.2016

Update 11/4 12:15PM ET: WillHill has released a new tweet in response to a player saying the following: "Service is still touch & go at the moment, but we're positive that we will be up & running soon."

British bookmaker William Hill is currently off-line as the sportsbook is being hit with a distributed denial of service attack (DDoS). William Hill publicly acknowledged the situation on their Twitter feed. DDoS attacks are often performed on sportsbooks by attackers hoping to score a ransom payday in exchange for stopping the attacks.

11.03.2016

Week nine of the $50,000 NFL and College Football sports betting contest is open for picks. Professional handicapper The Prick has had three straight winning weeks and looks to build onto his positive units score in week nine. Meanwhile, more than 1,600 SBR Forum members continue competing for 150,000 in weekly points plus their year-end standing.

NFL Betting Odds

11.03.2016

The Atlanta Falcons are -4.5 point road favorites tonight against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. An overwhelming 65% of online sports bettors are wagering on the Falcons to cover the spread in tonight's Thursday Night Football installment. This article summarizes the betting odds and consensus breakdown across the most popular wagering markets.

Realbet Sportsbook

11.02.2016

A Realbet Sportsbook (SBR rating D-) player has been owed $2,000 since February. The player has been given generic responses from the online sportsbook and has not been advised of a date that his withdrawal is expected to be paid. Realbet Sportsbook is part of the betting sites blacklist and should be avoided.

11.02.2016

According to a report by ESPN's David Purdum, a recent national survey found that Americans are divided on the issue of legal sports betting in every US state. The poll surveyed just 1,000 individuals and found 48% supported changing federal law, though it's clear that likely zero of the 400,000 SBR Forum members voted in this poll, nor any of the New Jerseyans who overwhelmingly voted for legal sports betting.

11.02.2016

Online sportsbooks have set the Chicago Cubs as slight favorites in game 7 of the World Series. The Cubs are around -115 betting favorites on average to win the deciding game in the World Series. Over 60% of sports bettors have tickets holding the Cubs to win according to the consensus data available from SBR Odds.

11.01.2016

The US election is just a week away and online sportsbooks have significantly adjusted their betting odds. Donald Trump is ranging from +195 to +260 as of this publication, which underscores the importance of shopping for the best odds. Sportsbook Review has compiled the election odds on both Trump and Clinton becoming the next President.

Redbet Sportsbook Feedback Wanted

11.01.2016

Update 11/2: Redbet has addressed the complaint and shared that the player's amount will remain closed. The player's next step for legal recourse is to file a complaint with the Malta Gaming Authority.

Redbet was initiated with a rating of C by Sportsbook Review on October 14. The betting site holds a license from both the Malta Gaming Authority and the UK Gambling Commission. Sister sportsbook Whitebet is also part of Redbet. Players have submitted mixed feedback so far usually focused on the Know Your Customer (KYC) process.

NBA Futures

11.01.2016

Sports bettors should bookmark the NBA Futures betting directory to find the most competitive odds for wagering on NBA outright markets. The Golden State Warriors are floating around -116 to win the NBA Championship. By line shopping for the best available NBA betting odds, players can help their bankrolls flourish.

Matchbook report

10.31.2016

Betting exchange Matchbook (SBR rating B+) has announced that as of November 1st changes will be made to their commission structure. There will be 0.75% commission charged on posted offers (a decrease from the current 1%) and 1.50% on accepted offers (an increase from 1%). Matchbook hopes that the change will encourage more market creation.

10.31.2016

Sportsbook Review's Natalie Rydstrom takes viewers through a guided tour of the Pinnacle (SBR rating+) sportsbook software. Pinnacle has significantly improved their bet placing process with the introduction of a new view that shows a fixed bet slip as players navigate through various sports markets.

Bitcoin Sportsbooks

10.31.2016

Sports bettors can find bitcoin accepting sportsbooks using SBR. There is a dedicated bitcoin sportsbook comparison page showing the rating of each company, how many years the website has been online, deposit and bonus details, the maximum payout offered through bitcoin, as well as if player balances are stored in bitcoin or fiat.