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09.23.2015

Sportsbook Review occasionally receives complaints from players who are frustrated that their online sportsbooks will not close their accounts. Some players point out that they have gambling addictions and that the temptation of having their online sportsbook accounts remain open can be too much to overcome; what is the industry standard for such requests? Keep reading to find out in this Sportsbook Review.com exclusive report.

09.23.2015

Players looking to save $50 for their bankroll at online sportsbooks can compete in a free Predict The Score contest for the NFL Thursday Night Football game tomorrow between the Washington Redskins and New York Giants. The contest is open to established SBR members who have a forum account and gives away any $50 gift on Amazon. See the forum thread linked above for more details. Also still open for registration is the $30,000 Beat The Prick handicapping contest which awards $7,500 to first place - players must join before NFL week 4 to be cash eligible.

09.23.2015

If there's one thing online sportsbook ZenitBet cannot do - it is pay on time, this according to more than two dozen players who have filed slow-pay complaints against the Russia based betting site. ZenitBet is behind on more than $45,000 to players. A new complaint was received this morning from a player in the same boat.

09.23.2015

Online sportsbooks Intertops, WagerWeb, and GTBets have been added to the best football teaser odds directory. The mobile-friendly page compares the best sportsbook teaser odds at top industry sports betting sites. Only sportsbooks who are in good standing with players have their football teaser odds featured.

09.22.2015

A new punter dispute has been submitted against online sportsbook Tipico — a C rated betting site in the online betting sites rating guide. The player registered his account with Tipico on the 3rd of September 2015 and proceeded to load his account up with a €100 Skrill deposit. He has since fulfilled the bonus terms and conditions.

09.22.2015

An 18Bet Sportsbook manager has addressed the complaint reported this Saturday concerning a disputed €339 balance. A player claimed that his account was blocked after he put in a withdrawal request. He maintained that his documents were fully in order, but that he was accused of having another player share his IP address.

09.22.2015

A TonyBet Sportsbook player has filed a complaint with SBR. The player stated that he deposited €400 and received a 50% bonus up to $200. The player had placed 15 bets since and has €2,350 left in play-through requirement to complete. TonyBet has limited the player to €1 maximum bets; the player has claimed he cannot reasonably complete this rollover.

09.22.2015

Online sportsbook BetAtHome has been upgraded from C- to C. The online sportsbook is licensed by the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA). While there have been some unresolved complaints, the online sportsbook has no black and white no-pay complaints on file, and deferred to the judgment of the MGA in the recent poker chip-dumping complaint.

09.21.2015

A player having a problem with online sportsbook BaltBet (unrated) has filed a complaint. The player has claimed that his account access was suspended and that he holds a $950 balance with the online sportsbook. His transactions to BaltBet were made using WebMoney. He has provided the ID requested.

09.21.2015

More than a dozen prop bets for the week 2 NFL Monday Night Football Game between the Indianapolis Colts and New York Jets are posted in the NFL Prop Bet Directory. The sportsbook odds from nine top online sportsbooks are listed in the directory; all of the betting sites are in good standing with players.

09.21.2015

A Tipico Sportsbook (SBR rating C) complaint has been filed. The player opened his betting account with Tipico more than five years ago, and has claimed to have played without incident for a long time. He had previously passed the Know Your Customer (KYC) process with Tipico, but has since had a €1,121 balance confiscated.

09.21.2015

Online sportsbook IronBet has been added to the sportsbook rating guide at B. IronBet is licensed by the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) and uses Playtech software. The online sports betting site is Canada friendly.

09.20.2015

35 online sportsbooks presently offer bitcoin for deposits and withdrawals. A single bitcoin is presently trading for $230. Bitcoin has been stable in recent weeks; the lowest dip closing at $209 at the end of the day August 24, but since averaging $231 through today. Sportsbook Review recently created a bitcoin discussion forum for sports bettors.

09.20.2015

Time and time again SBR receives complaints from players who decided to take a gamble on sportsbooks rated lower in the rating guide. Most veteran industry players are willing to deal with the added risk of lower rated sportsbooks because they already have accounts at all prominent sportsbooks and are looking for new deposit bonuses.

09.20.2015

There is still time left to join the free $30,000 NFL and College Football betting contest. The "Beat The Prick" contest is in its eleventh season at the SBR network. The contest awards $7,500 to first place and is themed around users out-handicapping professional handicapper "The Prick", a lovable and heavy-set Southern couch potato.

09.20.2015

The Week 2 NFL Betting Consensus is available at SBR Odds. Players can see a percentage of public wagers and wagered amount from a sample of online sportsbooks that are featured on the SBR Odds platform. A total of 30 online sportsbooks can be configured based on user preference at SBR Odds; lines update in real-time.

09.19.2015

Slow-pay complaint number 29 has been launched against D- rated Russian sportsbook ZenitBet. The player requested to be paid $1,440 on March 22. He has been given no update on when his withdrawal will be processed.  ZenitBet is part of the worst sportsbook blacklist. SBR is considering lowering ZenitBet to the rating of F.

09.19.2015

An 18Bet Sportsbook player has filed a complaint. The player has claimed that his account was blocked recently after he attempted a withdrawal for €339. He has said that his documents are fully in order, but 18Bet has claimed that another player accepted a signup bonus using the same IP address as the player, a charge he denies.

09.19.2015

BetWay Sportsbook (SBR rating B-) has addressed the player complaint involving a past account. A player claimed that his funds were in limbo due to having an account that he forgot about in the past. The online sportsbook has claimed however that the player actually has used four accounts recently and has redeemed multiple sportsbook bonuses.

09.18.2015

The Sportsbook Review college football betting odds grids allows players to shop for the best week 3 betting odds and access line history for 30 online sportsbooks. Bettors can customize the order of sportsbooks to their liking by creating a free SBR username. This article summarizes the biggest college football Saturday underdogs.

09.18.2015

Sportsbook Review reported that a BetMotion player deposited $50 and completed $1,500 in rollover before asking for a payout on September 9. The player had to submit a series of documents and had his payout voided twice by the sportsbook, but he has since been paid. This sportsbook complaint is now resolved.

09.18.2015

Week 2 of the NFL Season is officially underway with sports gamblers covering on the over 42 total points of the Denver Broncos vs. Kansas City Chiefs game last night. This article runs through the top week 2 NFL betting resources that can be found throughout the Sportsbook Review network.

09.18.2015

Sportsbook Review news host Natalie Rydstrom provides an SBR Industry news video update for Friday, September 18. An update is given on the status of the more than one dozen 1XBet Sportsbook (SBR rating D-) payout complaints, and a recent complaint launched against online sportsbook LSBet.