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06.15.2015

On Friday of last week SBR reported of a bonus complaint against Intertops Sportsbook (SBR rating B+). A player had claimed that he was denied a €500 back-end bonus free bet which was based on sufficient wagering throughout the German Bundesliga soccer campaign. Intertops management has addressed the complaint with SBR and provided new facts.

06.15.2015

The 2015-16 NFL Regular Season is two months and 27 days away and now is the time many sports bettors prefer to lay some early action on team performance futures bets for the upcoming season. Super Bowl 50 may seem ages away, but with the regular season closing in the below prices are the first chance to get some early value on numbers that will change vastly once the games begin.

06.15.2015

There are still two months left in the Sportsbook Review World Poker Cup event. Free for established members to play, the event is a competition that is split into four regions: USA, Confederate USA, Canada, and World. SBR Poker is free to download and runs on all Windows PC's and on Mac devices running Boot Camp or Windows emulator software.

06.14.2015

Sportsbook Review reported on a 21-year-old college student's tale of running up a balance with Kingdom Casino (SBR rating D+) recently and his fear that he might not be paid. The player told SBR how he accumulated a balance of $2,795 before the online sports betting and casino website accused him of being a non-recreational player. Kingdom Casino has since provided comment to SBR.

06.14.2015

A BetUS Sportsbook (SBR rating C) player has submitted negative feedback regarding how the sports betting website handled his account. The player has claimed that his account was promptly closed after he had successfully turned over a bonus promotion. As a result, the player has claimed that he was forced to forfeit $450 in free plays.

06.14.2015

Game 5 of the NBA Finals takes place tonight at 8pm ET. The Golden State Warriors are 9 point favorites against the Cleveland Cavaliers. A full variety of NBA prop bets are on offer, and many expert handicappers have weighed in with their predictions at Sportsbook Review picks. This article summarizes the many ways to bet and who the sports betting pros are on.

06.14.2015

UFC 188 took place Saturday night from Mexico City and it was an evening of some surprises. Online sportsbooks cleaned up on the main event as Cain Velasquez went down in flames as a heavy -425 betting favorite. Sports bettors who rolled the dice on some UFC 188 prop bets as posted at Sportsbook Review potentially made out very handsomely, as this article shows.

06.14.2015

A Betfair (SBR rating A-) trader has written to Sportsbook Review with a wagering complaint. The player registered at betting exchange Betfair on June 4 to wager on Louisiana track, race 1. Three minutes prior to post time, he states that Betfair removed a runner from the card (horse number 6) without any explanation. The horse ran and should not have been scratched, says the player.

06.13.2015

A BetMotion Sportsbook (SBR rating C+) player has filed a payout complaint with SBR. The player has stated that his account holds €320 which he originally requested to be paid May 24. He was asked to provide personally identifying documents which he claims to have supplied in the past; so he obliged the latest request but has told SBR that he has yet to be paid.

06.13.2015

The UFC 188 main event is a little under 7 hours away. Sportsbook Review has posted a comprehensive UFC 188 Prop Bet list which shows the entire main card and the corresponding sportsbook prop wagering market for fights tonight inside of the Octagon. This article summarizes the best available price for the most popular ways of betting tonight's main event from Mexico City.

06.13.2015

A Kingdom Casino player launched a complaint with Sportsbook Review earlier this morning. The player is allegedly a 21-year-old college student who ran up a balance at the betting site - which is part of the BTG Global family of betting sites - who was reportedly accused of being a "non-recreational player". This label is typically placed on players believed to be too sharp or professional for the book's liking.

06.13.2015

A 1XBet Sportsbook player has filed a complaint against the sports betting website with SBR. The player has stated that he registered for the sportsbook one week ago and had no trouble depositing or making a withdrawal. Following his request of a second payout, things turned sour and his payout was rejected. He was then asked to speak with staff via a Skype video conference.
 

06.12.2015

An Intertops Sportsbook player has a filed a betting complaint. The player has told SBR that the sports betting website Intertops voided his €500 free bet bonus which he would have received after completing 20% more of his play-through requirement. This type of incentive is referred to as a back-end bonus, where unlike most betting sites, it comes as a reward after play vs. before.

06.12.2015

The Sportsbook Review UFC 188 Prop Bets list is a neat feature that can help immensely when evaluating market offerings for Saturday night's Pay-Per-View event from Mexico City. Whether you are a seasoned sports betting professional or more of a student of the game, sportsbooks have released a ton of proposition bets for the UFC which can take a lot of time comparing on your own, hence where the SBR list comes in.

Sportsbook Rating Change: BetUSA to C-

06.12.2015

BetUSA are among the Sportsbook.ag managed websites which are taking upwards of six weeks to release payouts. The online sports betting website has long maintained a higher rating than Sportsbook.ag (SBR rating D-) due to independent management and an open line of communication with SBR, though this interaction has ceased and palyers are not presently being paid. BetUSA's rating has been adjusted to C- and faces further downgrades if payouts are not restored.

06.11.2015

Many players enjoy wagering on futures markets. The sophisticated bettors know that the markets can be beaten with sound strategy, which is why sportsbooks do not accept as large of wagers on these markets compared to a random game on NFL Sunday. The more recreational bettor enjoys futures wagers because of having action throughout the year. This article talks about the NFL Super Bowl futures page.

06.11.2015

SBR Odds made a substantial update today releasing what are called event pages for all sports. The event page shows all full game, halves, quarters, and periods betting markets in one page, saving sports bettors time from having to navigate through dropdowns to find odds one at a time. Players can now simply consume the information on one page and quickly find the sportsbook with the best odds.

UFC 188 Prop Betting List updated

06.11.2015

The UFC 188 Prop Betting List has been updated with fresh markets. An entire rundown will be posted on the newswire before the fight Saturday. Bettors can presently wager on a large variety of exotic prop bets including both Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum winning by submission, knockout, or outright.

06.10.2015

Bitcoin is trading at $228 near the end of the day Wednesday, June 10. A positive for sports bettors still considering whether or not to start making deposits using BTC is that the value has been consistent overall in the last two months. This consistency will help reassure bettors that their bankrolls won't be worth significantly less if they don't bother to cash out for a week or two, and may even be worth more.

06.10.2015

BetUS Sportsbook management has agreed to discuss player complaints with SBR. The online sports betting website ran afoul of industry standard several times over the years as can be seen from their mini-review, but has cleaned up their act in recent months and paid players in disputes raised by SBR. The player risk level is lower than it was in the past, and as such the rating has changed from C- to C.

06.10.2015

Sportsbook Review reported on June 2 that a GR88 (SBR rating D) player was concerned that he would not receive his £4,351 balance. The player believed he had successfully verified his identity and so he did not understand why there was a delay in receiving his funds, and he took to Twitter to voice his frustration with the experience with the sports betting site.

06.10.2015

UFC 188 takes place this Saturday, June 13 from the Mexico City Arena. There are dozens of UFC 188 prop bets on offer with at least 20 more expected before fight night, which has a headline attraction of Cain Velasquez stepping into the Octagon against Fabricio Werdum. The largest variety of proposition wagers are predictably on the main event. This article lists where to find the best betting odds.

06.10.2015

A Rivalo Sportsbook (SBR rating D-) player has launched a complaint against the sports betting website with Sportsbook Review. The player has stated that his account held a balance of just under €3,000 at the time of the closure. He was accused of something which he absolutely denies being guilty of and is seeking assistance contesting the issue with the sportsbook.

06.09.2015

A Globalbet.eu player has written in with a complaint over the sports betting website and their ability to pay promptly. The player stated that he attempted unsuccessfully to withdraw $400-$500 every week for nearly two months. Finally, the player gave up and used his betting account as what he referred to as a "hedge fund". So, what does this mean?