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10.10.2013

Sportsbook Review has updated its Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao vs Brandon "Bam Bam" Rios betting comparison. The industry's best online sportsbooks are featured in the article; listed is their current moneyline offering for each pugilist. SBR will continually update the piece with the latest boxing betting odds headed to the much anticipated showdown November 23 in Macao, China. | Read more

10.09.2013

Three Globet Sportsbook (SBR rating D) players have filed payout complaints. The users are each waiting for at least €500 from as early as July 31. Globet Sportsbook has had a number of payout issues over the last six months. Players have reported payment after filing SBR complaints, but there has been no shortage of new issues.

10.08.2013
Looking to bet NFL Futures? Before you lock in a Super Bowl wager, check to make sure you are receiving the best available price. Sportsbook Review.com has assembled a grid showing the best available market price at each of the industry's top sportsbooks. The Super Bowl and conference championship odds dynamically update upon page refresh. | Read more

10.07.2013
HitItBet Sportsbook (SBR rating C+) is confiscating funds from players who are believed to have violated house rules. These funds are allegedly being donated to charity, apparently with the rubberstamping of the Alderney Gambling Control Commission. Violations include alleged bonus misuse or account misconduct.

10.06.2013

A VIPSports.eu Sportsbook (SBR rating D-) player reports being slow-paid. The player deposited $300 on June 2 and since late summer has been attempting to take out $6,500. The bettor cashed in on the US Open Golf tournament as well as the PGA Championship. VIPSports has not paid the player or responded to his requests for information.

10.05.2013

As reported by SBR earlier this year, BetRevolution Sportsbook confiscated over $26,00 from three sports bettors. BetRevolution has been unwilling to revisit the confiscation by sticking to their argument that the players were guilty of "syndicate betting". BetRevolution also is unwilling to discuss reports of slow-payment, and is on the SBR blacklist.

SBR iGaming News Video

10.04.2013

Sportsbook Review.com has released an SBR International iGaming News video for Friday, October 4, 2013. Topics include the recent launch of BetOnline Sportsbook's new mobile betting platform, as well as other outstanding sportsbook news items reported on within the SBR newswire. You may follow SBR on Twitter @SBRreview.

10.03.2013
Two GoalWin Sportsbook (unrated) players have reported being slow-paid €7000 and €643 respectively. The €7000 request was made on July 10, while the smaller request was made in mid-September. GoalWin has acknowledged the delays by apologizing and indicating the payments team is "working" on finalizing the payouts, but has offered no specific time-table on the funds being paid.

10.02.2013

BetOnline Sportsbook (SBR rating A-) tells SBR that they have launched a mobile betting interface earlier today. While the old interface was said to be capable, the new platform is friendlier for smartphones from all manufacturers as well as tablets and other mobile devices. SBR has taken screenshots of the new mobile betting platform inside of this article.

10.01.2013

A second GoalWin Sportsbook (unrated) payout complaint has been received. A player requested €2000 and was told that while his payout request was received, GoalWin could offer no time-line on when it would be fulfilled. The standard message is disguised as a personally written explanation but is in fact recycled to multiple users whenever a payout request is made.

09.30.2013
A BetAtHome Sportsbook (SBR rating C-) player has filed a complaint. The player deposited €400 through Moneybookers when creating his account and ran his balance up to more than €1,500. BetAtHome Sportsbook refunded his initial deposit but zeroed the rest of his balance. He was accused of multi-accounting — a charge he denies.

09.29.2013
This NFL Sunday marks the final week that players can join SBR's flagship BTP Handicapping Contest and accumulate enough plays to be eligible for the whopping $15,000 in cash prizes at the end of week 15. Players must submit five picks per week and fair better than professional handicapper "The Prick". This is the ninth edition of the contest.

09.28.2013

Sportsbook.com (SBR rating D-) is currently taking six to eight weeks to process payments. A player has written SBR who was seemingly unaware of the lengthy time-frame. SBR has reported recently that Sportsbook.com cleared its backlog of payouts, but has not addressed when or if payout conditions would improve for players.

Heritage Sports website update, SBR iGaming News

09.27.2013

In today's SBR iGaming News video published Friday, September 27, topics include Heritage Sports' (SBR rating A) recent website upgrade, as well as other news updates and outstanding cases reported on via the Sportsbook Review newswire feed. Players in need of sportsbook assistance should write to SBR via help@sportsbookreview.com. | Read more

09.25.2013
A GoalWin (unrated) player has reported a payout requested on August 26 has yet to be made. The player is attempting to withdraw €152 from his account. GoalWin acknowledged the delay in an email sent to the player but made no promises as to when the request would be fulfilled. SBR is following up on the sportsbook complaint.

09.24.2013

A VIPSports.eu (SBR rating D-) player is being slow-paid. The bettor funded his account with $300 on on June 2 and increased his balance to $4,500, betting a series of golf futures wagers. VIPSports.eu has continued to delay his payout requests and has ceased all communication with SBR following their ratings downgrade. | Read more

09.23.2013

Heritage Sports (SBR rating A) has rolled out a new front end design of their website. Management tells SBR that they intend to launch a new promotion to get users familiar with their upgraded mobile betting platform. Heritage will also be improving their betting platform and bet slip technology in the coming weeks. Users with feedback are encouraged to write to SBR.

NJ Sports Betting Case update, SBR iGaming News

09.21.2013

Sportsbook Review provides a video update on the recent news report on New Jersey losing their legal battle in the US Court of Appeals to proceed with accepting wagers on the outcome of sporting events at Atlantic City casinos. New Jersey's remaining card is to attempt to bring the legal showdown to the Supreme Court. | Read more

09.20.2013
The Jon Jones vs Alexander Gustafsson betting odds grid has been updated by SBR. Jon "Bones" Jones is set to take on Alexander Gustafsson Saturday September 21 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Online sports bettors looking to lock in the best available UFC 165 odds and check out the best sportsbook prop bets offered should continue reading. | Read more

09.19.2013

On August 6, SBR reported that a Globet Sportsbook (SBR rating D+) player claimed to be owed £800 since June 21. The player initiated his payout request via popular online payment processor Skrill, formerly known as Moneybookers. Globet allegedly failed to provide the player with any information on why his payout was delayed, prompting him to file a sportsbook complaint through SBR.

09.18.2013

New Jersey's fight for sportsbooks in Atlantic City is headed into the 12th round. A panel of judges from the U.S. Court of Appeals rejected New Jersey's motion that existing federal law outlawing sports betting nationwide with the exception of four U.S. states was unconstitutional, preventing NJ from moving forward with their own state law legalizing sports betting.

09.18.2013

Fraudsters will sometimes try to convince sportsbooks that they are part of Sportsbook Review or actually a specific staff member. Motivation ranges from extra bonuses, leverage on a dispute, to fake marketing contracts. Betting sites should verify all contact with Sportsbook Review directly and beware of slightly misspelled email addresses (SportsbooksRevlew.com).

09.17.2013
The third week of the 2013 BTP NFL and NCAAF Contest is the final chance for players to join and make enough picks over the course of the remainder of the contest to be eligible for the whopping $15,000 in cash prizes. The flagship contest of SBR Forum, this is the ninth edition of the 2013 BTP Handicapping Contest.

09.16.2013

Jon "Bones" Jones is set to take on Alexander Gustafsson Saturday September 21 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Online sports bettors looking to lock in the best available UFC 165 odds and check out the best sportsbook prop bets offered for the mixed martial arts event have come to the right place.

Bookmaker Sportsbook website tech issues

09.15.2013

Update 9:10PM CST: Bookmaker is back online. The Bookmaker Sportsbook (SBR rating A+) family websites, which includes Bookmaker, BetDSI, and BetCRIS are currently off-line due to technical issues. Phone lines remain open though there is a large queue of users waiting for support. The group expects to be online during the scheduled Sunday night football game.