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Heritage Sports adds new payment option

03.23.2014

Heritage Sportsbook (SBR rating A) has added a new payment option for Canadian customers. Instant Banking allows users to easily link their bank account with their Heritage Sportsbook account to easily make deposits and withdrawals. Users can also choose to be paid via cheque so that they may cash their funds at a separate bank account than the one used for depositing. This is significant as Skrill cut off their service for gambling transactions to all Canadian residents as of 2 January 2014. Online sportsbooks including Heritage have since worked hard at restoring some level of transaction ease for the Canucks.

NCAA Brackets Contest underway

03.22.2014

SBR Forum's annual bracket contest gives away a whopping 100,000 points plus $600 toward SBR Bash travel. Nearly five hundred SBR Forum users submitted a bracket this year. SBR Forum poster 'Oregon Winner' currently tops the chart with 102 points through the first starting rounds. SBR users 'DrStale', 'darko3131', 'DDT', and 'runner5k' comprise the top 5. | Standings

03.21.2014

Sportsbook Review provides an SBR iGaming News video update for Friday, March 31, 214. Topics covered in today's broadcast include the recent advisories published concerning two blacklisted online sportsbooks that have scammed players: Dimeline Sports (SBR rating D-), and BetRevolution Sportsbook (SBR rating D-).

Mobibet Sportsbook added to SBR blacklist

03.20.2014

Mobibet Sportsbook has refused to pay 11 of the players who filed SBR complaints. The players are guilty of nothing more than profiting off Mobibet's signup bonus. Mobibet claims software supplier EveryMatrix agreed that confiscating valid winnings from players who appeared to use a system to clear bonus rollovers is the norm. SBR to initiate Mobibet on the SBR blacklist.

03.18.2014

Sportsbook Review is collecting every wager on the 2014 Men's NCAA Tournament. The NCAA Tournament Bet Directory includes future bets, proposition wagers, information on live, in-play wagering and more. This article focuses on the betting sites listed in the 2014 NCAA Tournament Directory and provides lists of the best places to wager based on your particular criteria.

5Dimes Sportsbook launches new live betting platform

03.18.2014

5Dimes Sportsbook (SBR rating A+) has launched an all new interface for live in-play betting. Accessible under the Sportsbook menu as "Live Betting Extra" - the page lists the games currently in-play as well as the score of each match and a bet ticker. In the menu on the left are a list of upcoming events scheduled to take place over the next 24 hours. Users can also make quick bets while navigating between in-play betting markets. The platform gives the ability to set odds from American, decimal, fractional, and Hong Kong. Languages supported include English, Spanish, French, and Mandarin. The page also remembers your choice so that the next time you access the live betting system your preferences already take effect.

03.17.2014

March Mayhem is upon us. Gamblers everywhere rejoice what is a most celebrated time: NCAA Tournament betting. From brackets contest galore, eye-popping prizes, and multitude of betting markets. Sportsbook Review.com has assembled a grid of the current NCAA Tournament betting opportunities broken down by sportsbook.

03.16.2014

Dimeline Sports (SBR rating D-) and their family of online sportsbooks are not paying players. One Dimeline Sports player has been owed $2,400 since February 2012. Dimeline admitted that players who file complaints against the sportsbook or blog their feedback at posting forums are of no priority to be paid. Dimeline remains on the SBR blacklist.

03.14.2014

Mobibet Sportsbook (unrated) players have filed 22 complaints. The players each report that their winnings were confiscated and that they were accused of irregular betting patterns. After a week of back and forth with Mobibet via email, SBR had a 90 minute phone conference with one of the main Mobibet executives regarding the influx of complaints.

03.13.2014

Selection Sunday is just four days away. SBR has published a grid of the 2014 NCAA Tournament Betting Futures broken down by sportsbook. Players should consider which sportsbook offers the best overall price to improve their position on a prospective wager. The 2014 NCAA Men's basketball championship will take place Monday, April 7, 2014.

03.12.2014

Bitcoin sportsbook Bitbook.biz has announced that it is closing. SBR last reported on February 27 that Bitbook.biz was suffering from continued DDoS attacks. Bitbook.biz released a statement on their webpage today informing users of the closure and that bets are no longer being accepted. Bitbook claims it will be paying all users.

03.11.2014

Nine Mobibet Sportsbook (unrated) complaints have been reported. The players are owed a combined €10,853. Each dispute involves the allegation of irregular betting patterns or violation of bonus terms and conditions. Mobibet Sportsbook has yet to comment on the disputes. SBR asks users with Mobibet Sportsbook feedback to write to help@sportsbookreview.com.

03.09.2014

The NBA Prop Bet Directory at Sportsbook Review lists each day's slate of betting markets from online bookmakers. The page is normally fully populated by 4PM ET each afternoon or earlier: Each online sportsbook has a different schedule for managing their proposition wagers. The NBA Prop Betting page is intended as a shopping comparison guide for sports bettors.

03.08.2014

Saul "Canelo" Alvarez vs. Alfredo Angulo is the next "major" boxing event upcoming. The Pay-Per-View event takes place this Saturday, March 8, 2014, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Billed by promoter Showtime as "Toe to Toe", the fight card also features rising undefeated fighter Leo Santa Cruz vs. Cristian Mijares.

Mobibet Sportsbook complaints, SBR iGaming News

03.07.2014

Sportsbook Review.com provides an SBR iGaming News video update for Friday, March 7, 2014. Topics discussed in today's program include the now over two dozen sportsbook complaints raised by Mobibet Sportsbook players. The complaints involve fund confiscations, allegations of irregular betting patterns, and bonus misuse.

03.03.2014

Two Winner.com (SBR rating B-) users have filed bonus complaints with SBR. Each of the players detail registering to take advantage of different bonus programs, both centering around redeeming a £25 free bet. After meeting the outlined requirements, Winner.com declined to credit either user with the free bet by citing their right to refuse bonusing any account.

03.02.2014

The 2014 SBR Forum NCAA Brackets Contest is now open for registration. This year's March Madness contest gives away 100,000 points as well as $600 toward SBR Bash travel voucher. Players from all countries are welcomed to participate. Visit SBR Forum for details on how you can join the action. Points prizes can be redeemed from SBR Store.

02.28.2014

If you're looking to make a wager on the NHL Stanley Cup winner, look no further than 5Dimes Sportsbook (SBR rating A+). 5Dimes offers the all around best prices on average for a return on a $100 wager. This article gives specific examples of the benefit with choosing a sportsbook with clear pricing advantages, as well as weighing the price-point against bonuses offered.

Bitcoin sportsbook news, SBR iGaming Video update

02.28.2014

In today's SBR iGaming News video update, host Natalie gives an update on yesterday's report of bitcoin sportsbook BitBook.biz being recipient of a continued distribute denial of service (DDoS) attack. BitBook.biz has since come back online after the all-day and night outage. Tune in to watch the rest of the stories and make sure to follow SBR on Twitter.

Bitcoin sportsbook BitBook.biz suffering DDoS attack

02.27.2014

Bitcoin Sportsbook BitBook.biz has been off-line for most of the day due to a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack. BitBook.biz acknowledged the attack on popular bitcoin discussion forum Bitcointalk.org. SBR users are also discussing the outage in the Players Talk section of the SBR posting Forum.

02.25.2014

Bet365 Sportsbook (SBR rating A+) is continuing to invest in their state of the art in-play betting system, offering players incredibly convenient wagering options. Think of Bet365 like a traditional sportsbook on steroids: navigating Bet365 for a gambler is much akin to having a sweet tooth in a candy shop. Bet365 is now rated A+ by SBR.

02.24.2014

BetWay Sportsbook (SBR rating C-) has resolved an old bonus dispute. As SBR reported last week, a player sought SBR assistance to recoup €100 in winnings which were confiscated during the period of time that BetWay enforced a controversial "30%" rule that drew many complaints from their customers. BetWay has credited the winnings.

02.22.2014

Undefeated womens UFC champion "Rowdy" Ronda Rousey is set to take on Sara McMann. UFC 170 will be broadcast live on Pay-Per-View from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Online sportsbook 5Dimes (SBR rating A+) is offering the most competitive betting odds for the 135lb tilt. View the SBR UFC 170 Bet Listings.