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05.31.2015

On May 13, Sportsbook Review reported that VIPSports.eu (SBR rating D-) provided new facts in an old betting dispute centered around a bonus confiscation. A player objected to the amount of funds which were prorated and submitted a set of facts later called into question by VIPSports; in this particular complaint, it appears the sportsbook may have acted fairly. But one big issue remains...

05.31.2015

MB24 Sportsbook (SBR rating D-) is set to officially suspend their operation today. Sportsbook Review originally reported on May 11 that the betting site announced it would turn out the lights on the 31st of May. Players were urged to request payment at the time. One such player has written in to claim that he has had difficulty receiving payment of €1,300 from the sports betting website.

05.31.2015

Sportsbook Review reported on April 29 that there was a Rival Sportsbook dispute involving €1,063 in disputed winnings. A player claimed that his betting limits were lowered to the sum of just €1, prompting him to request a withdrawal, and later fail a random security phone call where the player was unable to answer all of the questions due to his phone connection.

05.31.2015

The Sportsbook Review of Marathonbet has been updated with a software video tour conducted by SBR host Natalie Rydstrom. The in-depth tour takes a look at how to make a wager and access the live betting casino at Marathonbet; a betting site established in 1997 which has been on the rise according to player feedback as of late.

05.29.2015

Sportsbook Review has yet to receive confirmation that a single BetMayor (SBR rating F) player has been paid since the sports betting website was allegedly acquired by Media-Tech Inc in a deal that allegedly included the operation of four other operations. The biggest outstanding complaint pending is the casino winner who had $51,000 confiscated after profiting by playing blackjack.

05.29.2015

If you're a player who has a problem with an online sportsbook or casino, keep on reading. There are easy steps to take to document your issue and to receive free assistance from trained industry professionals who are familiar with how sportsbooks might attempt to get over on players and who have helped recover millions in disputed winnings.

05.29.2015

Sportsbook Review recently reported that 25 payout complaints have been filed by unhappy Sportsbook.com (SBR rating D-) players. SBR newswoman Natalie Rydstrom covers the slew of payout complaints launched by these users, as well as explains why the sports betting website maintains its positioning on the scam sportsbook blacklist. | Sportsbook.com Warning Video

05.29.2015

Online sportsbooks have started releasing UFC 188 betting props for the pay-per-view event taking place June 13 from Mexico City. The primary attraction of the card is the match between heavyweights Cain Velsasquez and Fabricio Werdum. As UFC prop bets are released, Sportsbook Review will compare the many ways to wager on the action inside the Octagon on the UFC 188 Prop Bets page.

05.28.2015

Players who are hunting for a new sportsbook and are considering the available cash or free play bonuses on offer need to be very careful: There are scam sportsbooks looking for any reason not to pay and who attempt to lure in new bunsiness by upping the size of their bonuses. Most often, the patterns these sportsbooks stick to can be learned and avoided with the help of research and SBR ratings.

05.27.2015

LSbet Sportsbook has provided an update to SBR on the complaint reported this Monday. The complaint detailed a player's frustration on believing that his €850 balance was unfairly in limbo; he reported on the steps he took to attempt to successfully pass the sports betting websites KYC requirements to no avail.

05.27.2015

On January 8, SBR member "pawpl" posted a thread on bookmaker Exbinog - a sports betting site licensed and regulated by the government of Montenegro. He stated that he requested a €1,600 payout on the 1st of this year, and that another €900 was pending to be withdrawn from his available balance. The player bumped the thread today to confirm that he has been paid a few times from this sportsbook.

05.27.2015

Sportsbook Review.com occasionally receives mail from players who are upset with their sports betting website of choice. Half of these complaints are filed by players who feel they are getting the runaround; the complaints involve payout speed, bonus disputes, efficacy of customer service, and disagreements of all shapes and sizes.

05.27.2015

A BetUSA Sportsbook player has filed a payout complaint. The player originally began playing with BetUSA after his previous betting site lowered his wagering limits to $50, prompting him to decide to try out a new sportsbook and he ultimately settled on BetUSA. He deposited two times for over $900. The player has a balance of over $6,000 and is concerned on the payout time-frame.

05.27.2015

An SBG Global (SBR rating D-) player has submitted positive feedback. The player has claimed to have played with the online sports betting website for a period of eight years without incident. He has claimed to have gambled for 30 years and been impressed with the betting site, so questioned why they maintain a rating of D- and are on the sportsbook blacklist.

05.26.2015

Bitcoin has continued to remain steady at around the $237 mark. Another week of consistency for proponents of the anonymous crypto-currency and those who are believers of its value to sports bettors can only be seen as a good thing; if bitcoin stays the course or increases in value to close the year, 2016 is likely to contain many more online sports betting sites offering the currency.

05.26.2015

Twenty five slow pay complaints have been raised by Sportsbook.com (SBR rating D-) players. The sports betting website has acknowledged that payouts take an average time-frame of up to five weeks - already well at the bottom of the industry average - but this payout time-frame is not being met, sparking the now 25 total complaints by unhappy players.

05.25.2015

An LSbet Sportsbook (SBR rating C-) player has filed a complaint seeking assistance from SBR. The player has stated that a balance of €850 is in limbo, and that he has complied with a series of requests from the sports betting website attempting to verify his account. His attempts have been unsuccessful, and now LSbet has a new request.

Two new sportsbooks release NFL Rookie of Year Prop Bets

05.25.2015

The sports betting odds of two new online sportsbooks have been added to the NFL Prop Bets list for the Offensive Rookie of Year wagering market. Sportsbook Review has also made side by side grids available showing the outright Super Bowl 50 winner market odds, conference, division, and regular season wins odds.

05.25.2015

The SBR World Poker Cup is entering the fourth week of competition. The free poker contest comes after a tournament which is sending one lucky user to the 2015 World Series of Poker Main Event later this summer. As of this time, user ledsep26 leads all contestants in Team World with 2,140 tournament points after six cashes. | How to Play

05.23.2015

Sportsbook Review reported earlier in March that a Youwin Sportsbook (SBR rating C+) player filed a complaint against the betting site. At the time of filing his gripe, the player alleged that his account was sanctioned and closed without a specific reason being provided, and further suggested that a total of €1,900 in unsettled bets were forfeited. New information has since been provided.

UFC 187 Prop Bets List Updated

05.23.2015

The UFC 187 Prop Bet list has been updated with the odds from three more online sportsbooks. Taking place tonight in Sin City (Las Vegas, Nevada), sportsbooks are spreading almost as many combinations of exotic prop bets as with the Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao super-fight three weeks ago. Sportsbook Review's Natalie Rydstrom reports on the directory in this SBR news video.

05.22.2015

A Triobet Sportsbook player has filed a complaint. The player has claimed to have had difficulty requesting payment from the online sports betting website. He has reportedly provided Triobet with everything they've asked for to verify his account - passport, utility bill, and finally a photograph holding the documents. Unfortunately, he has reported that he has yet to be paid.

05.22.2015

A former player of Canbet Sportsbook has written Sportsbook Review and wants answers. The player is among the many who lost their bankroll when the online sports betting website suspended service in December 2013. New complaints are filed by the week as users who are realizing that their funds were lost and so many other players are in the same boat.