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06.23.2015

A BetMotion Sportsbook (SBR rating C+) player has filed a sportsbook complaint. The player has told SBR that he put in his first withdrawal request with the sports betting website last week. He was given a three day time-frame to be paid via EcoPay, but did not receive the payout in the requested time-frame so the player consulted with the sportsbook by live chat.

06.23.2015

Sportsbook Review has released today's Major League Baseball (MLB) betting digest. The rundown includes the day's free MLB picks found on the SBR network by handicappers and an overview of baseball wagering percentages powered by odds monitoring website SBR Odds. SBR will update as picks are added to the digest.

Women's World Cup Bet List Updated for Field of 9

06.23.2015

The women's USA team are +220 to win the FIFA Women's World Cup following their 2-0 win yesterday, eliminating Colombia and advancing to the Quarter Finals. Germany is available at +190, priced 30 cents shorter as they are most likely to win the cup according to the line set by online sportsbooks. Players can view all Women's World Cup Bets in the SBR directory.

06.22.2015

Sportsbook Review.com has yet to hear from VIPSports.eu (SBR rating D-) management on if they intend to honor the remaining $1,000 owed to a player who profited with an NHL prop bet wager during the 2014 playoffs. The handling of the highly contentious dispute has kept the sports betting website on the scam sportsbook blacklist.

06.22.2015

MB24 Sportsbook players are still writing SBR to say that they have not been paid. MB24's sportsbook management released an e-mail advisory to webmasters with a statement informing them that the betting site would have to close but that all players and advertisers would receive payment, however it appears that more than a handful of players have not been paid.

06.22.2015

Comparing new account bonuses can be tedious; with so many sportsbooks and different offers to consider, some of which restrict users by country, who has time to navigate dozens of sports betting sites to find the most competitive incentives? Sportsbook Review has simplified this process through the best sportsbook bonuses directory, which is explained in this article.

06.22.2015

Sportsbook Review has updated the tennis betting futures directory with Wimbledon outright odds and proposition bets. The outright odds featured on the tennis directory update in real-time without requiring a page refresh; this saves sports bettors time from comparing the outright odds offered manually and gives an inside track to finding the best value.

06.22.2015

Sportsbook Review has published a Tour de France betting list. The major cycling event is scheduled to begin on the 4th of July in Utrecht, Netherlands, and is the 18th cycling event part of the 2015 UCI World Tour. Sportsbooks are beginning to update their array of Tour de France betting markets, prompting SBR to add the event to its growing list of futures and prop bet comparison directories.

06.21.2015

Sportsbook Review forum members have sounded off on regarding SBR's report against Sportsbook.com (ag) and their massive $221,786 backlog of payouts to frustrated players. While some forum contributors have been sympathetic to hear of the 153 players affected and their plight, others have pointed out that the writing should have been on the wall.

06.20.2015

Bitcoin (BTC) is presently trading at $246.73. The anonymous crypto-currency has been more consistent over the last two months which has helped instill confidence in sports bettors that the digital currency might be worth considering when placing wagers with online sportsbooks. As it stands, a small handful of reputable sports betting sites have BTC as part of their cashiers.

06.19.2015

LSbet Sportsbook (SBR rating C-) management has responded to the player complaint reported by SBR yesterday involving a player who stated that his €557 balance was unfairly confiscated. LSbet has shared some evidence with SBR which suggests this player previosuly registered with the sportsbook to also redeem a bonus prior to this account creation.

06.19.2015

Sportsbook Review has received 153 complaints from Sportsbook.ag (SBR rating D-) players who are owed a total of $221,786. The payouts date back from February 1st of this year, and all players have waited in excess of the various lengthy time-frames advertised by the sportsbook. Since SBR's previous video report by Natalie Rydstrom, 113 new Sportsbook.com complaints were filed.

06.19.2015

Updated with Sunday's betting action: Sportsbook Review has listed free MLB picks from the SBR handicappers in this article. Also published are the current best betting lines for each pick from top online sportsbooks, and some notable betting statistics regarding the consensus of the public for wagering today's slate of games.

06.18.2015

When browsing online sportsbooks and deciding where to place your next bet or create your next account, as a player what matters to you most? With so many different categories to choose from, Sportsbook Review is interested in hearing from players on their process of elimination or selection when evaluating the pros and cons of new sports betting websites.

06.18.2015

Sportsbook Review has received a betting complaint from a player of BaltBet (unrated). This is the first complaint officially recorded against the Curacao e-licensed sports betting website. A player has claimed that his account has been suspended with approximately $2,150 for going on a year. He has claimed to provided all of his ID documents.

06.18.2015

An LSbet Sportsbook player has filed a complaint against the sports betting website. The player originally deposited €240 on April 29. He was given a one-time rollover or play-through requirement before he could withdraw his fund, as he accepted a welcome bonus from the betting site. After clearing his rollover requirement, he increased his balance to €557.

06.18.2015

MyBookie Sportsbook has had their rating upgraded from D+ to C-. The sports betting website accepted its first wager August 1 of 2014 and was subsequently introduced to the sportsbook rating guide last September. One payout complaint was submitted by a player in November which was discussed by MyBookie management and resolved.

06.17.2015

Sportsbook Review has created a politics betting markets directory. As of this time, the political prop bets center around the November 2016 US Presidential Election, which currently have the Democratic party favored at -160. Online sportsbooks are also accepting wagers on who will be named the nominee for the Democrat and Republican parties.

06.17.2015

Sportsbook Review reported on June 10 that a GR88 (SBR rating D) player received half of his balance (approximately £1,977) after initially fearing he was not being paid by the sports betting website. SBR contacted GR88 concerning the player's complaint and was told that the player's activity was being investigated following verification of his ID documents.

Yankees vs. Marlins Line Moves 30 Cents since Opener

06.17.2015

The New York Yankees opened as -170 betting favorites against the Miami Marlins. The line has shifted by approximately 30 cents over the last 20 hours, with online sportsbooks spreading a moneyline price at an average -200. Sports bettors can view the market price for the run-line, total, outright and first five innings by comparing the lines in the Yankees vs. Marlins event odds page.

06.16.2015

BetUS Sportsbook (SBR rating C) has addressed the bonus complaint reported by Sportsbook Review earlier this week. In that complaint, a player stated that $450 in free plays were forfeited. The player was paid his winnings balance, but complained about having to forgo the free play winnings. He was not 100% sure if his wagering requirement was completed.

06.16.2015

Game 6 of the NBA Finals takes place tonight at 9PM ET. The Cleveland Cavaliers host the Golden State Warriors as four point underdogs. 54% of sports bettors believe the Cavaliers cover this point spread, based on the wagering data available from SBR Odds. This article takes a look at the prop betting market, event odds, and expert handicapper predictions from SBR Picks.