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02.10.2016

A Cloudbet Sportsbook (SBR rating C+) player has submitted a negative experience. The player has claimed he is trying to cash out less than one bitcoin and that the withdrawal has been pending for more than two days. The player is understandably unhappy with this as other bitcoin accepting websites are able to if not instantly at least within a day.

02.09.2016

Super Bowl 50 set the all-time record for sportsbook handle in Nevada, according to figures released by the Nevada State Gaming Control Board. $132.5 million was staked on the Super Bowl, which beats the previous record of $119.4 million on Super Bowl XVIII between the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks.

02.09.2016

Pennsylvania has taken a meaningful step toward bringing sports betting to their state casinos. The Pennsylvania House Gaming Oversight Committee nearly unanimously approved a motion for outdated federal statute "PASPA" to be repealed. The Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992 limits sports betting to Nevada, Delaware, Oregon, and Montana.

02.09.2016

A BetSolo Sportsbook player has filed a complaint. The player signed up for the sports betting site on January 1, 2016. He deposited €100 and received a matching 100% welcome bonus. He provided his documentation at this time so that he would encounter no delays when asking for a withdrawal, and received confirmation his documents were approved.

02.08.2016

A BetRally Sportsbook player has filed a complaint. The player deposited €200 on January 6th via Neteller and received a €100 welcome bonus. He completed the wagering requirement in 20 days and made a payout request back to Neteller the same day. At this point, his payout request was put on hold pending the submission of his ID documents.

02.08.2016

An Evrybet Sportsbook player has filed a sportsbook complaint. The player has wagered with the online sports betting site for over four months and has never accepted a bonus. He deposited €1,000 and worked up a balance of €3,217. He has yet to receive a payout from the sportsbook and has become concerned that he will not be paid.

02.08.2016

Online sportsbooks and Las Vegas alike wrote most of their tickets on the Carolina Panthers against the spread and to win outright for the better part of two weeks leading up to the Super Bowl. However, a late rush of Denver money caused the point spread to close just one point over the opening line at 4.5 points.

02.07.2016

Dimeline Sports (SBR rating D) has agreed to pay the player who claimed to still be owed $126. The complaint centered around Dimeline maintaining they did not receive the player's deposit, though this was through no fault of the player. The online sportsbook has since reconsidered their position in the dispute.

02.07.2016

Online sports bettors looking to use bitcoin to fund their sportsbook accounts can find a list of bitcoin friendly betting sites using the sportsbook rating guide. Sportsbook Review recently conducted a four-part educational video series covering bitcoin for the average joe and intermediate player who has yet to read much into the hot topic of bitcoin.

02.07.2016

A WagerUp Sportsbook (SBR rating D-) player has submitted a sportsbook complaint. The player has claimed that $600 was confiscated by the online sportsbook on the grounds that he is not a recreational player. This is the second complaint received from a WagerUp player in the last two weeks. This article lists what's known so far.

02.07.2016

Online sports bettors searching for every Super Bowl 50 prop bet can find odds from all top betting sites using the Sportsbook Review directory. The sports betting sites displayed on the grid are considered the absolute best, with the largest variety of betting options, and most importantly, the fastest paying sportsbooks serving players today.

02.07.2016

Super Bowl 50 kicks off at 6:30PM Eastern and is broadcast on CBS. Over 80% of betting volume has poured in yesterday and will be received today according to various sportsbook managers, both in Las Vegas and internationally. This article cites the betting percentages from a collection of the online sportsbooks displayed on SBR Odds.

02.07.2016

Sportsbook Review is running two Super Bowl Squares pools for forum members. Each of the pools awards 15,000 betpoints in total which can be immediately redeemed from the Sportsbook Review store for electronics, merchandise, apparel, and more. SBR also has a $250 contest running via Twitter which was announced at the start of the NFL Playoffs.

02.06.2016

Sportsbook Review reported that an InstantActionSports (SBR rating D) player who originally was placed on a payout installment plan with a near $30,000 balance had not received a scheduled $5,000 interbook transfer as promised last December. SBR spoke with InstantActionSports regarding the matter and was told that the player should be paid soon.

02.06.2016

Sportsbook Review news host Natalie Rydstrom takes online sports bettors for a guided tour of popular betting site BetOnline Sportsbook. Learn how to place a sports bet, access the casino, and navigate through the ASI powered software. BetOnline is an A+ rated betting site located in Panama City, Panama.

02.06.2016

Sportsbook Review reported last week that a payout complaint was filed against betting website 'Evrybet.com'. A player shared his frustration that a payout of €137 was made now three weeks ago through Skrill. The request has yet to be processed, and the player has been given no information from the online betting site regarding this payout.

02.05.2016

In part four of the bitcoin educational series, Sportsbook Review's Peter Loshak and bitcoin expert Justin discuss the risks and rewards associated with the popular digital currency. Bitcoin was added by over 30 online sportsbooks in 2015 and is a hot topic among online sports bettors looking for cheap and easy ways to fund their sports betting accounts.

02.05.2016

The champagne has finally been cracked open by shareholders of PaddyPower and Betfair. After meeting all outlined terms announced last summer, and gaining the blessing of the Irish Commission of Competition & Consumer Protection, Paddy Power PLC is now trading at both the London and Irish Stock Exchange.

02.05.2016

Online sports bettors who wagered on Louisville to win the NCAAB men's championship in 2016 have been dealt a dirty deck. The team is expected to announce a self-imposed ban for this year's college basketball post-season due to reports that a former staffer and players engaged in sex with escorts hired by the ex-employee.

02.05.2016

There are 60 slots left in the free Super Bowl Squares pool at the Sportsbook Review network. The squares pool awards 15,000 betpoints in total. Squares pools are a favorite among online sports bettors who simply enjoy having two numbers to follow for the event while checking the progress of all of their other sports picks.

02.04.2016

There is no shortage of Super Bowl prop bets on offer for the Carolina Panthers vs. the Denver Broncos. Sportsbook Review has compiled and compared all big game prop bets from the best betting sites inside of the Super Bowl prop bets directory. Shop with confidence knowing that each website is in good standing with bettors.

02.04.2016

A sportsbook forum poster recently shared a complaint against an online betting site that he believed pulled a scam. The player shared that after running up a balance near $1,000, he was told that the maximum he would be paid was just $250. This is reason the $50 free bet he was given had a maximum five times redemption.

02.04.2016

A BoyleSports player has submitted a sportsbook complaint. The player has claimed that he deposited €14,000 with the betting site and turned a profit of approximately €2,000. He was asked to provide a series of documents necessary to comply with the Know Your Customer (KYC) policies of the sportsbook, which is where his situation took a turn for the worse.

02.04.2016

Online sports bettors can find a list of 57 betting sites offering a 20% or higher free play using the betting sites rating guide. A free play differs from a sportsbook cash as the risk amount is not returned to your available balance after a bet is won. As a result, free plays are generally considered at about the half the value of a cash bonus.

02.03.2016
In part three of the bitcoin educational series, SBR's Peter Loshak and bitcoin expert Justin discuss how online sports bettors can convert bitcoin to cash. Part one focused on the basic question of 'what is bitcoin', while part two dived in to opening an account with a bitcoin exchange to purchase bitcoin, setting up a wallet, and depositing with an online betting site.