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09.17.2015

5Dimes Sportsbook (SBR rating A+) has released a slate of Emmy Awards prop bets. These wagering markets have been added to the Emmy Awards prop betting directory. Sportsbook Review will update the newswire as additional sportsbooks release prop bets allowing bettors to compare the best value per sportsbook.

09.17.2015

A BetMotion Sportsbook (SBR rating C+) complaint has been received. A player recently deposited with the online sportsbook in exchange for a 150% cash bonus. He deposited $50 and began wagering toward his bonus rollover, completing $1,500 worth of play-through before asking to be paid $200 through Skrill.

09.17.2015

The sportsbook bonuses directory has been updated with new promo codes. Changes include online sportsbook BetOnline's (SBR rating A+) new 75% free play bonus good for first-time deposits until September 20 at midnight. BetPop Sportsbook has been added to the sportsbook bonuses list with their 25% free play bonus.

09.17.2015

1XBet Sportsbook (SBR rating D-) management is investigating the complaints reported by players. Most of the complaints involve the confiscation of player balances; most recently, a player claimed €1,200 was confiscated after he deposited €600 and profited by wagering a 15% sportsbook bonus.

09.16.2015

An LSbet Sportsbook (SBR rating D+) player has filed a complaint accusing the online sportsbook of confiscating his $115 balance. LSbet allegedly refunded only the player's initial deposit of $30. He has screen captures of his entire betting history which he offered to provide to Sportsbook Review. SBR is investigating.

09.16.2015

Five online sportsbooks have released Emmy Awards prop betting markets for this Sunday's awards show. Bovada (SBR rating A) is presently offering the largest variety of Emmy prop bets. Sportsbook Review expects prop bets from four more sportsbooks from the best sportsbooks list to be added to the Emmy Awards betting directory before Sunday.

09.16.2015

A BetWay Sportsbook player has filed a complaint. The player claimed that he recently deposited £30 and received a matching 100% sportsbook bonus. He proceeded to increase his balance to £256, before having his balance confiscated due to having an account with BetWay years ago, according to the player.

09.16.2015

Sportsbook Review reported on 8/12 that online sportsbook 1Vice added bitcoin (BTC) to their cashier. Originally players could only make deposits using bitcoin, but as of today the online sportsbook now allows players to place withdrawals using bitcoin if they have deposited through the method.

09.15.2015

Sportsbooks are often placed on the payout clock by players. However, there are some misconceptions and errors made when calculating how much time constitutes a true "slow-pay". This article takes a look at some standard time-frames and payout methods, and how quickly top online sportsbooks pay through these bank options.

09.15.2015

The gambling gods were extremely kind to sports bettors during week 1 of the NFL season. Favorites went 9 and 4 against the spread (ATS) and several bookmakers in Las Vegas inclunding one A+ rated online sportsbook have confirmed that players had one of the best opening Sundays in recent memory.

09.15.2015

A TonyBet Sportsbook (SBR rating D-) complaint has been submitted. The player asked for a withdrawal in May of 2015 and has yet to be paid. The player received a random phone call this weekend asking a series of questions and asking who different soccer players are. TonyBet graded the player as failing the phone quiz and refunded only the deposit.

09.14.2015

Update 10/30: BetDNA has followed up with SBR to confirm that they have removed the provision concerning the 24 hour maximum win.

Online sportsbook BetDNA has been added to the sportsbook rating guide at D. The online sportsbook is based in Costa Rica although it displays a note on its footer claiming to be a "wholly owned subsidiary" of a company based in the United Kingdom. SBR asks BetDNA players with feedback to write to mail@sportsbookreview.com.

09.14.2015

The player who claimed that 11.3 BTC went missing from his Betcoin.ag Sportsbook account has written SBR again. While half of the bitcoin balance was frozen after the player notified the online sportsbook of the alleged unauthorized withdrawals from his account, the player did not immediately file a complaint after he first noticed missing bitcoins.

09.13.2015

Online sportsbooks have released prop bets on tonight's NY Giants vs. Dallas Cowboys game. Only sports betting sites in good standing are listed in the NFL Futures and Prop Bets directory. One dozen unique ways of wagering the Sunday Night Football game are posted. Updated futures odds on the Super Bowl championship will dynamically be available.

09.13.2015

The NFL Consensus Betting odds page was a tool built for sports bettors to assist with their handicapping. The free tool shows the current real-time updated line on each NFL week 1 match up, plus the number of wagers, amount wagered, average bet size, and number of best bets (plugged in from the free $30,000 NFL Contest).

09.13.2015

Scam sportsbook Oddsmaker.ag and slow-pay Sportsbook.com are the two worst betting sites in the business. One has confiscated over $250,000 from winning players, and the other has confiscated over $140,000 of winning correlated parlays and has a massive outstanding slow-pay figure which grows daily.

09.13.2015

A list of 35 online sportsbooks offering bitcoin can be found using the sportsbook rating guide. Players can refine their bitcoin search further by selecting online sportsbooks that convert player balances into their native currency, as opposed to crediting the deposits through bitcoin. This protects users from day to day fluctuations and dips in value.

Online sportsbook Luxbet receives rating upgrade

09.12.2015

Rating Change: Online sportsbook Luxbet has received an upgrade to C+. Luxbet is licensed by the Isle of Man Gambling Supervision Commission. Luxbet's Euro Limited trading name is licensed by the UK Gambling Commission. Players with feedback on Luxbet are encouraged to write to mail@sportsbookreview.com.

09.12.2015

On August 20, Sportsbook Review reported that online sportsbook VIPSports.eu (SBR rating D-) agreed to pay the player from the infamous NHL prop bet winnings dispute. A player wagered $350 on Justin Williams winning the Conn Smythe award two years ago, and allegedly circumvented wagering limits imposed on his account. He has yet to be paid.

09.11.2015

Online sportsbooks have spread 42 boxing prop bets on Floyd Mayweather vs. Andre Berto. The bout takes place tomorrow night, Saturday, September 12, from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The best online sportsbooks for wagering on Mayweather vs. Berto are compared in this article.