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01.28.2016

BetSolo Sportsbook management have addressed the outstanding player complaint reported earlier this week by Sportsbook Review. A player claimed that a balance of €485 was not paid due to requesting to be paid to a Polish bank account; the player resides in Belarus, but wanted to be paid in the Polish account for tax reasons.

01.28.2016

Online sportsbook HRWager has received an upgrade from C to C+. The sports betting website has received positive feedback from players on the speed of withdrawals and website software. SBR reported that HRWager moved to the BetPhoenix platform last fall for software and hosting needs. Players with feedback are encouraged to write to mail@sportsbookreview.com.

01.28.2016

The TonyBet Sportsbook complaint reported on two weeks ago has been resolved. A TonyBet player claimed that a £900 payout request had not been received: the request was started after the player completed the Know Your Customer (KYC) process on 1 December 2015. The player has since received the withdrawal.

01.27.2016

It's no secret that the most watched sporting event of the year in the United States is also the most highly wagered on. A report released today by the American Gaming Association predicts that $4.2 billion will be wagered on Super Bowl 50 — with the figure of 97% estimated for the likely volume to occur at online betting sites.

01.27.2016

Online sportsbook Betsafe (SBR rating C-) has commented that they have reason to believe that the player who filed a complaint last week registered non-genuine account details. The player admitted failing a phone quiz by stating that she did not have a Betsafe account, but later backtracked and claimed that she could not understood the accent of the caller.

01.27.2016

Sportsbook Review has released a website tour of Bovada's software. Bovada, an A rated online betting site, recently upgraded their website platform to be entirely responsive. SBR reported on the initial reaction that sports bettors had to the sleek new software, which automatically adjusts based on the size of your resolution.

01.27.2016

A ZenitBet Sportsbook (SBR rating D-) player has added his name to the list of unpaid players. A ZenitBet player reported that he had fully completed the Know Your Customer (KYC) process, but he believes the process to have been a delay tactic, as he has yet to be paid his €450 balance. The online sportsbook has ceased communicating with the player.

01.26.2016

A BetSolo Sportsbook player has filed a complaint. The player reported winning €485 from the sports betting site. After providing a series of ID documents necessary to complete the Know Your Customer (KYC) process, the player provided a bank account he wished to receive payment into, which prompted the online sportsbook to refund his deposit.

01.26.2016

The stage is set for Super Bowl 50 with the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos. The Super Bowl kicks off Sunday, February 7 from Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California, home of the San Francisco 49ers. Carolina is listed as a -4.5 point favorite across most online sports betting sites. This article analyzes the early betting odds movement.

01.26.2016

A WagerUp Sportsbook (SBR rating D-) player has filed a complaint. The player deposited $1,000 and accepted a 100% cash bonus with a 10X rollover requirement. He worked his balance up to $3,479 before the sports betting site closed his account. He will receive only a prorated portion of his winnings, but has taken the issue with the math used by the sportsbook.

01.26.2016

A BetOwi Sportsbook (SBR rating C-) player has filed a payout complaint. The player holds a current balance of $4,575 with the Costa Rica based online betting site. He has a total of five unpaid withdrawals dating back to 2 December 2015. He claims that although the funds have been deducted from his betting account no funds have been received.

01.25.2016

Online sportsbook Betsafe (SBR rating C-) has confirmed that they are investigating the sportsbook complaint filed by a sports bettor last week. A player claimed that his £260 available balance was confiscated and his account closed after he failed to properly complete a random phone verification call.

01.25.2016

Online sportsbook GR88 has surfaced. The sports betting website, which has been off-line for over three weeks, has claimed that the player must provide a better quality copy of his ID before his payout can be processed. As for site uptime, GR88 claimed to be undergoing changes in their product offering, and gave no ETA on when this process would be finished.

01.25.2016

Online sportsbooks regrouped from a devastating divisional playoffs round with the New England Patriot's outright loss against the Denver Broncos. It was also back to earth for the new legion of teaser bettors who became intoxicated with how easy the popular exotic wagers were hitting in recent weeks, especially when all combinations hit the week before.

01.24.2016

Bitcoin exclusive online sportsbook Betcoin.ag has received a rating upgrade from C- to C. The sports betting site had its rating lowered in August of 2015 after a handful of sportsbook complaints were submitted by players. There has been only positive feedback since those issues were submitted, and no outstanding complaints of note.

01.24.2016

Week two of the SBR Forum World Poker Cup 2016 begins Monday. Considered one of the most interactive and engaging events on the SBR Poker calendar, the World Poker Cup allows each region to show their pride and compete against one another. Over 10,000 betpoints for the winning team are up for grabs in this year's event.

01.24.2016

Online sports betting site InstantActionSports (SBR rating D) has commented on the report of a stalled payout plan from a player with a balance over $25,000. The player has been waiting for a $5,000 interbook transfer which was originally requested on December 6. The player reached out to SBR for assistance as he was not getting anywhere.

01.24.2016

The spread is 3 in both the AFC and NFC Championship game. While this number falls outside the range of "Wong" teasers, which call for teasing +2.5 underdogs in a standard six-point teaser, it is likely that many online sports bettors will be giving teasers a hard look this NFL Sunday after teaser bettors destroyed betting sites last weekend.

01.23.2016

Sportsbook Review has released an AFC and NFC championship betting odds market preview. This is the last stop for bettors, save from the Pro Bowl which commands little betting and listless performances from players, before Super Bowl 50 takes over and the prop betting market explodes with a variety of wagering options.

01.23.2016

Finding a new betting site can be intimidating, let alone finding a decent sportsbook bonus to complement your first time deposit. There are many offers floating around the web, some excellent, some okay, and some outright scams where you will not pass go and certainly not collect $200. This is precisely why SBR created the betting site bonus directory.

01.23.2016

An InstantActionSports (SBR rating D) player has filed a payout complaint. The player holds a balance of $25,458 with the Costa Rica based online sports betting site. His last payout of $4,000 was received after three months, despite a 10 business day time-frame. Management has addressed the complaint with SBR in the past.

01.22.2016

A GR88 Sportsbook (SBR rating D) player with a balance of €3,000 has filed a complaint. The player holds a balance of over €5,800 with the sports betting site and believes he will not be paid. He has contacted GR88 on a dozen accounts asking for updates on a November 4th withdrawal, and received no response his last three emails.

01.22.2016

A sportsbook complaint has been submitted by a Betsafe player. Betsafe is a C- rated betting site. The player has claimed that the sports betting site confiscated his available balance and closed his account. Betsafe's reason is that during a random phone call to the phone number on file, the alleged account owner stated that he had no Betsafe account.

01.22.2016

An online sports bettor has filed a complaint against Fonbet. The player won $1,200 betting on a challenger tour doubles tennis match. The wagers were each for the margin of a 2:0 set finish between Bozoljac/Zelenay and Satral/Smirnov on 12 November 2015. Originally, Fonbet graded the tennis wagers as a win, but later changed the bets to no action.

01.21.2016

Sportsbook Review reported Monday that it was a bloody Sunday for online sportsbooks with NFL teasers. Every combination of a point spread teaser won. In response to the paddling, Vegas casino Caesar's has decided to take all teasers off the board this AFC and NFC Championship weekend, according to a tweet by Todd Fuhrman earlier today.