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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?

Sportsbook Rating Change: Unibet to C+

06.08.2015

Online sportsbook Unibet has been upgraded to C+. The sports betting website cleared up the one outstanding issue on file and has established an open line of communication with Sportsbook Review for all future player complaints. Unibet players with feedback are encouraged to write in to mail@sportsbookreview.com.

06.08.2015

Sportsbook Review has published a women's World Cup prop bets directory. If you're interested in handicapping and wagering on the FIFA women's world cup, the page lists the most popular ways of wagering and shows the best sportsbook odds available in an easy to use manner. As of this publication, the ladies from the USA are an average +300 underdog to win the World Cup.

06.07.2015

As noted at the beginning of the NBA Finals, SBR has made a prop bet directory available giving players an easy way to compare prop bet lines and exotic wagers. With 30 minutes prior to the start of game two between the Cavaliers and Warriors, online sportsbooks have put up over 40 unique prop betting markets. | See all prop bets

06.07.2015

SBR has updated the cash and freeplay bonuses list which shows sign up bonuses from sports betting websites. Players can analyze sign up bonuses in several ways; the amount of the overall bonus value, bonus percentage, rollover requirement, or the maximum bonus available. Bigger does not always mean better with sportsbook bonuses, hence the many ways the list can be sorted.

06.06.2015

Online sportsbooks have stacked the NBA odds against the Cleveland Cavaliers following their falling into a one game hole against the Golden State Warriors and the loss of star player Kyrie Irving. The NBA Prop Bet List at SBR shows that online sportsbooks have readjusted their betting markets and made the Cavaliers an average 4.9 to 1 underdog to win the NBA Championship.

06.06.2015

Sportsbook Review has attempted three times to contact sports betting website Dobet to discuss a $100 payout complaint. A player requested the withdrawal on April 16 and has yet to be paid and has similarly been given no update from customer service. Dobet does not have a listed phone number for customer service and has no live chat service.

06.06.2015

Redbet.com Sportsbook has addressed the complaint involving a player who stated that his winnings were voided after the conclusion of a match. The player was told that his multiple wagers on the same game was a circumvention of bonus rules, causing the winnings to be overturned. SBR argued that the bets had action and the player had a chance of losing the wagers, constituting a freeroll.

06.05.2015

GR88 Sportsbook (SBR rating D) has shared their evidence with SBR in the complaint reported yesterday where a GR88 player claimed that she had wrongly been accused of fraudulent activities. The player was concerned that she would not be paid her €990 balance. Sportsbook Review followed up and spoke with GR88 management concerning the sportsbook complaint.

Sportsbook News Video Update w/ host Natalie

06.05.2015

Sportsbook Review's Natalie Rydstrom provides an SBR Industry News video recap on the recent sportsbook complaint posted against sports betting website Exbinog. Learn more about why a player filed his complaint in the first place, and if the determination is that the player or the sportsbook are in the right. | Watch Video

06.04.2015

A Dimeline Sportsbook (SBR rating D) player originally filed a payout complaint last month. The player won a total of $2,370 off a deposit of $500 which was made by credit card. He reported that he was told he had to wait 30 days before he could request a withdrawal due to his deposit method, which is a common standard. The situation then took a bizarre turn for the worse.

06.04.2015

An Exbinog Sportsbook (unrated) player has filed a complaint against the sports betting website. The player deposited €250 on May 29 after accepting a 100% cash bonus offer which carried a large play-through requirement. The player at one point increased his balance to over €3,000, before having a bad day and ending up at €1,386. After requesting his first ever withdrawal, Exbinog closed his account.

06.04.2015

A GR88 Sportsbook (SBR rating D) player has claimed that he has been accused of fraud. GR88 reportedly told the player that there is irrefutable evidence of fraudulent activities, but did not expand on how it reached this conclusion or what the player allegedly did. The player noted that his trouble started after placing eight wagers and putting in his first ever withdrawal request.

06.04.2015

A Redbet.com Sportsbook (unrated) player has submitted a wagering complaint. The player has stated that he believes €2,000 in profits were not paid. He placed a wager three times on the same match of Finnish soccer for €20. The online sportsbook claimed that the wager was correlated and voided the wager after it won, says the player.

06.03.2015

The Tampa Bay Lightning opened as -110 favorites in the opening game of the Stanley Cup Finals and have been bet up to an average of -125. SBR Odds shows that the best payoff on the Chicago Blackhawks is presently +112. Pinnacle Sports shared some interesting wagering statistics with SBR which indicate 75.2% of moneyline wagers have been on the Blackhawks.

06.03.2015

The BetHorizon Sportsbook (SBR rating C) player who posted on the Sportsbook & Industry forum has confirmed that his payout has been sent. Sportsbook Review phoned BetHorizon management to discuss the complaint and had been advised the user has since been paid through cheque. A second complaint involving $500 owed to complete a payment plan is pending.

06.03.2015

Stephen Curry is an average -175 favorite to win the 2015 NBA Finals MVP. This means a $175 wager is required to win $100 for Curray to be named the most valuable player. These odds are shorter than the payout on LeBron James who is presently being traded (by sportsbooks) at around +200, so every $100 nets $200 in profit.