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11.08.2015

A BetMotion Sportsbook player has updated a post at the SBR Sportsbook forum to confirm that he has still yet to be paid. The player requested to be paid the sum of €1,632 on October 12. He was asked to provide a copy of his utility bill and ID, as well as a copy of himself holding said ID, and obliged the request.

11.08.2015

Sportsbook Review has compared over 20 proposition wagers for tonight's Philadelphia Eagles vs. Dallas Cowboys Sunday Night Football installment on NBC. Most of the prop bets for Eagles vs. Cowboys are on the various scoring markets. As of this publication, the Eagles are -125 to record the game's opening score.

11.08.2015

Sportsbook Review has released the NFL week 9 betting digest. The digest lists NFL focused betting resources that can help sports bettors profit with online bookmakers, including where to find the latest NFL betting tools, free picks, NFL video content to assist with handicapping, as well as week 9 NFL prop bets.

11.07.2015

Sportsbook Review reported last week that a Vbet Sportsbook (SBR rating D) player filed a payout complaint. The player originally deposited €600 on October 22 through Neteller, and worked his balance up to €927.66 before having his wagering limits lowered to just €1. Vbet has since addressed the complaint with SBR.

11.07.2015

An InstantActionSports (SBR rating D) player has filed a sportsbook complaint. The player claimed that one year ago his account was frozen pending a security audit, but later cleared. He left a balance of $1,300 in the sportsbook account and then claims to have traveled to another country for six months.

11.07.2015

College football week 10 is here and SBR Odds is ready to deliver the latest sportsbook updates and real-time scores. Featuring 35 online sportsbooks, ranging from the best sportsbooks in the industry to betting sites rated in the middle of the pack of the rating guide but requested by players, SBR Odds features play-by-play updates and more.

11.07.2015

A Sportsbook Forum poster shared positive feedback on BetDSI's bitcoin withdrawals. SBR member 'sportsbooklover', who registered for SBR Forum March of 2014, posted that from the payout request to receiving his funds in bitcoin took 7 hours. BetDSI Sportsbook added bitcoin to their cashier this January as reported by SBR.

11.06.2015

Sportsbook Review has released an Industry News Update for Friday, November 6, 2015. The news segment is presented by Sporbook Review presenter Natalie Rydstrom. Topics include a five-month long payout complaint on file against little known sports betting site Exbinog, and a bitcoin market report.

11.06.2015

Two Bovada Sportsbook (SBR rating A) players have submitted similar accounts of a possible live, in-play betting glitch. The second of the complaints was registered today where a player detailed submitting an in-play tennis wager for over 17.5 games in the Andy Murray vs. Richard Gasquet match, after his ticket was locked in his bet history adjusted to 18.5 games.

11.06.2015

Sportsbook Review analyzes how Super Bowl 50 winner odds have fluctuated headed into NFL week 9 at the industry's top online sportsbooks. SBR also looks at the movement between NFL weeks 8 and 9, and the best NFL odds currently available for the Super Bowl winner's market at the best online sportsbooks.

11.06.2015

Jetbull (SBR rating C) has discussed their recent takeover of Tripbet.com accounts with SBR. Jetbull clarified the questions posed by SBR following a report yesterday that came after a player indicated their balance was migrated over from Tripbet to Jetbull. The week prior, a Tripbet.com player was concerned they may not be paid following Tripbet's web suspension.

11.05.2015

Online sportsbook 1XBet (SBR rating D-) has accused the player SBR reported filed a €1,600 payout complaint of operating multiple accounts. The sportsbook is unwilling to process the €1,600 withdrawal and believes the evidence it has is clear enough to establish that the player is guilty of multi-accounting.

11.05.2015

An Australian senator is trying to impose a new federal tax on gambling Down Under. Online sportsbooks in Australia are already barred from offering live in-play betting, one of the most popular wagering markets offered virtually everywhere nowadays, and can't be too pleased at this latest Government interference.

11.05.2015

Update 10:43AM ET: A representative of Jetbull has claimed official comment would soon be forthcoming.

Sportsbook Review reported earlier in the week that online sportsbook Tripbet entered a fifth day of maintenance without an update. A player had written SBR seeking assistance after becoming concerned that their funds would not be paid. Tripbet, for their part, displayed a generic maintenance notice that remains in place as of this publication.

11.04.2015

A sports bettor started a discussion on BetUS at the SBR Sportsbook & Industry forum. The player shared that he deposited $1,000 in exchange for a matching free play, and is on his way to rolling over the account the requisite number of times necessary to make a withdrawal - 10X. The player opined that other forum members "complain too much" about books.

11.04.2015

Update: Cloudbet has now graded the player's winning wager. The dispute is now closed.

A Cloudbet.com (SBR rating C+) player has claimed that the bitcoin sportsbook has yet to grade a winning wager from October 24. He has allegedly contacted support but has not received a response concerning why the wager has yet to be credited as a winner. Sportsbook Review has contacted the sportsbook for an update.

11.04.2015

Sportsbook Review analyzes recent college football futures betting market movement approaching week 10 of the college football regular season. Futures lines commonly move the most as the season unfolds and action is received from bettors, especially as teams win or lose week to week. A summary of moves at top online sportsbooks are attached in this article.

11.04.2015

An Exbinog Sportsbook player claims to have been owed 8300 PLN for five months. The player allegedly had his account closed by the online sportsbook despite having completed their Know Your Customer (KYC) process successfully in the past. He filed a complaint seeking assistance resolving the matter.

11.03.2015

Sportsbook Review has created a sports bettors poll for the best NBA sportsbook. Unlike the traditional top sportsbooks poll, players should only cast their votes on the sportsbooks they feel are specifically best for betting basketball. Players can submit their votes inside of the NBA Basketball betting sub-forum or Players Talk.

11.03.2015

A 1XBet Sportsbook (SBR rating D-) player has filed a payout complaint with SBR. The player has claimed that he has successfully made withdrawals from the sports betting site in the past, but since working a balance up to €1,600 he has not been paid. The player claims to have provided his ID and all documents requested of him.

11.03.2015

Update 11/3: Bitcoin is now trading at $404 and has cracked the $400 mark for the first time since November 2015.

A thread discussing the recent Nitrogen Sports (SBR rating B) website tour conducted by Sportsbook Review contained an interesting gem of information from a sports bettor concerning bitcoin's recent surge in value. Bitcoin is presently trading at $318 as of this morning. An SBR poster shared a very interesting tidbit attached in this article.

11.03.2015

Sportsbook Review has surveyed top online sportsbooks on how their sportsbooks made out throughout the World Series, and what notable action came in from both regular players and "sharp" bettors. Online sportsbook BetDSI (SBR rating A+) has shared some insight into how their online sportsbook made out. This Q&A is attached inside this article.