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01.08.2016

Online sports bettors looking to find the best NFL Wild-card weekend odds for the first round of the NFL playoffs can find all lines at SBR Odds. Players can shop for real-time odds from 35+ online sports betting sites. SBR cautions players to consider the sportsbook rating of a betting company before making a deposit.

01.08.2016

Sportsbook Review news host Natalie Rydstrom gives an SBR Industry News update for Friday, January 8. Topics discussed in today's news broadcast include the recent sports betting dispute leveled against online bookie Rivalo, who confiscated $1,370 from a winning punter on the very vague grounds that he violated their terms and conditions.

01.08.2016

A Sportsbook.com (also known as Sportsbook.ag) player posted a complaint against the blacklisted online betting site. The player took to the SBR Sportsbook & Industry forum to share that his winnings were confiscated and his account closed. The reason: he resides in the state of New Jersey. The player argues that he has been free rolled.

01.07.2016

Five online sportsbooks have released potential Super Bowl 50 match up prop bets. The sports betting sites are each considered top industry bookmakers and are not behind on player payouts. Sportsbook Review has updated the Super Bowl props betting directory with these exotic NFL odds. Dozens of markets are still yet to come.

01.07.2016

MarathonBet Sportsbook (SBR rating B+) has addressed the payout complaint filed by a player involving an €11,100 deposit. A player claimed that after providing a series of his ID documents his account access was turned off, and that he hit a roadblock dealing with MarathonBet's customer service.

01.07.2016

A TonyBet Sportsbook (SBR rating D) player has filed a complaint. The player registered with the online betting site five weeks ago to wager on the Champions League. Within a day, his account access was disabled. He asked why via email, and was told that he needed to go through the Know Your Customer (KYC) process.

01.07.2016

The field has been set in the $5,000 SBR Poker Championship which takes place this Saturday. SBR member JakePeavy21 led the way over the previous four months of qualification, winning 9,550 points and cashing in 41 different SBR Poker events. Jedi Mind Picks came in second with 8,185 points across 36 tournament cashes.

01.06.2016

A 1XBet Sportsbook player has filed a complaint. The player has accused the Russian online betting site of stalling his $8,600 payout request without cause. His account access was recently suspended by 1XBet. The player was asked to provide his ID documents, which he did, but then the bookmaker wanted to speak with him via Skype video chat.

01.06.2016

YouWin Sportsbook (SBR rating C+) has addressed the payout complaint reported earlier in the week. A player claimed that a $1,513 Skrill payout was overdue and that the sports betting website had not made clear when he could expect to receive payment. The player claims to have provided the documents requested of him necessary to receive payment.

01.06.2016

A MarathonBet Sportsbook player has submitted feedback detailing a negative experience. The player has been wagering with MarathonBet for the last three months, and has lost what he described as a large sum of money overall. He recently deposited €11,100, at which point his account was blocked by the betting site.

01.05.2016

Sportsbook Review occasionally receives wagering disputes from sports bettors who are unhappy with the bonus terms and conditions set forth by their online sportsbook. Most of the complaints center on how rollover is calculated, what rollover is, and why it is necessary in the first place. This article expands on the topic.

01.05.2016

The college football bowl season started with favorites covering the point spread in the first seven games, far from ideal for online sportsbooks and Las Vegas alike given the public's tendency to shy away from the underdog, and it looked to be a terrible start to the New Year. That is, until TCU pulled the rabbit from the hat, and shocked Oregon in triple overtime.

01.05.2016

Online sportsbook SportsBettingOnline (SBR rating C) has issued payment to the player who reported waiting 30 days for a $500 payment via bitcoin. Staff acknowledged that there has been an influx of withdrawals due to the holidays. Players who are still waiting on requests considered overdue are urged to write to help@sportsbookreview.com.

01.05.2016

Online sportsbooks have released a slate of UFC Fight Night 81 prop betting markets. UFC Fight Night 81 takes place 17 January 2016 from the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. While sportsbooks typically spread more overall prop bets for numbered pay-per-view events, bettors have commented that more value can be found on fight night cards.

01.04.2016

A CRSportsBet (SBR rating D) player has started a new discussion in the SBR Sportsbook & Industry sub-forum. The player shared that he intends to ask for a $3,000 payout soon, and would like to know if other SBR members have any feedback from their dealings with the online sports betting website.

01.04.2016

There has been dramatic swings in the 2015 NCAA Bowl Contest being held at SBR Forum. Forum member Spacefrog has finally been passed by kidkonggolf and trytrytry, but with one game to go — the college football national championship — the top prize of $5,000 is still up for grabs. This article lists the current standings.

01.04.2016

A YouWin Sportsbook (SBR rating C+) payout complaint has been received. A player put in for a $1,513 withdrawal on 18 December 2015, and has yet to be paid. The player claims that after four days he contacted the betting website to inquire on why he had not been paid, and was told that his inquiry had been routed to the service payment desk.

01.04.2016

SportsBettingOnline (SBR rating C) and BetOwi Sportsbook players have complained of inconsistent bitcoin withdrawal time-frames. Management is currently looking into a complaint where a player claims that he has waited since 2 December 2015 for a $500 bitcoin withdrawal.

01.04.2016

Online sportsbook Favbet released a statement concerning the five days of downtime that SBR reported on last week. Players took Favbet to task at the SBR posting forum during the period of downtime and shared concerns over the status of their balances, and the lack of communicated information from the online sportsbook.

01.03.2016

Sportsbook Review reported in November that online betting site Readytobet (SBR rating C+) relaunched their sportsbook with updated software. SBR asked players with feedback to write in as the sportsbook reopened for business. A player has written in sharing a positive payout experience with the online betting site.

01.03.2016

A Rivalo Sportsbook (SBR rating D-) player has reported that his $1,370 balance has been confiscated. He created his betting account with Rivalo on 20 December 2015, and deposited $100 by way of Neteller. The player claims to have made several winning bets and in the process completed the rollover associated with his sportsbook bonus incentive.

01.03.2016

A 1XBet Sportsbook (SBR rating D) player has filed a wagering complaint. The player claims that he risked £260 on three in-play tennis wagers and won all three wagers, which initially paid out at the odds of 4.25, 1.93, and 1.74. Unfortunately, the player claims that he was accused of wagering when the outcome was already known, and had his bets changed to void.

01.03.2016

A Sunday Night Football betting consensus report has been released. This article touches on the betting action recorded so far from the online sportsbooks displayed on the NFL betting odds and scores grid at Sportsbook Review, which shows real-time updates from 35+ online sports betting websites.

01.03.2016

Online sports bettors can find live NFL odds on each NFL week 17 match-up using Sportsbook Review's NFL betting odds grid. With real-time updating odds from more than 35 online betting websites, players are able to shop easily for the best payoff from a reduced juice sportsbook, or simply do some digging for injury updates and roster changes.