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01.27.2017

Sportsbook Review's Natalie Rydstrom and Peter Loshak discussed Super Bowl 51 from a betting perspective in today's SBR Video release. They discuss how sports bettors should make sure to go with a reduced juice sportsbook such as Pinnacle when making Super Bowl 51 picks and Peter shares his Super Bowl prop betting strategy.

01.27.2017

A Topbet Sportsbook (SBR rating D+) player originally reported that he has been waiting since December 23 for a $400 payout. The player had only been given generic information regarding processor delays prompting him to file a sportsbook complaint with SBR. SBR escalated the issue to Topbet management, who switched the player's withdrawal to bitcoin.

01.27.2017

Many times you hear sports gambling compared to investing in the U.S. stock market. It's basically all about informed speculation in both areas. If you are a bull market investor in the Dow Jones Industrial Average, then it could be wise to root for the Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl LI on Feb. 5 against the New England Patriots.

01.27.2017

If you’re a smart shopper, you probably have several go-to locations to get your stuff. One store may have the best produce, another the best meat. And the prices will vary, so comparison shopping is a must. Sportsbooks are no different. Each book offers you a unique betting experience, and there’s always a bargain to be had if you shop around.

01.27.2017

A Realbet Sportsbook (SBR rating D-) player has submitted a slow-pay complaint. The player has been owed $2,500 for over four months. Like many others before him, the player has not been given any specific indication on when he should be paid. Realbet recently acknowledged the slow-pay complaints outstanding to SBR.

01.26.2017

The week before the Super Bowl is typically a time when SBR Forum posters carefully consider which side or prop bet has value. The rapid fire discussions are unfolding in the NFL betting forum as users chew on the betting odds, and contemplate the significance of sportsbooks staying stuck on 3 in favor of New England. This newswire links out to the hottest topics.

01.26.2017

SportsBIT's Teddy Covers and Pauly Howard cover the dos and dont's with respect to prop betting on Super Bowl 51. While many prop betting markets make for enjoyable drinking games, there are some markets which sportsbooks are begging players to take that cannot be beaten long-term and should be avoided.

01.26.2017

A Tipico Sportsbook (SBR rating C) player has filed a sportsbook complaint. The player has claimed that his sports betting account was frozen with an available balance of €6,127. The player was apparently accused of operating more than one sportsbook account, and has adamantly denied this accusation.

01.26.2017

There has been much discussion recently on how players have crushed sportsbooks during most of the NFL playoffs and the last few weeks of the regular season. Sensational headline after headline has been released about how betting sites have gotten their clocks cleaned by bettors laying the points on the favorite, but how much of this aligns with reality and to what degree are some of these mainstream headlines puff pieces to drive player intent?

01.26.2017

Sports bettors holding their bankrolls in bitcoin enjoyed a nice little surge past $910 this morning after the digital currency dipped below $900 off and on for the previous week. While sports bettors who acquire bitcoin only as a means to deposit are unaffected by swings, many gamblers have fashioned themselves into full-fledged digital currency investors.

01.26.2017

A 1XBet Sportsbook (SBR rating D-) player has filed a sportsbook complaint. The player has claimed to have complied with each and every request made by 1XBet support to complete the verification process, but his account has been closed for over a week with a balance of approximately €1,000.

01.25.2017

A Topbet Sportsbook (SBR rating D+) player has filed a payout complaint. The player reported that he asked for a $400 payout request on December 23 and has not received his funds. He completed all required paperwork necessary to be verified under the Know Your Customer (KYC) protocl but has not been paid.

01.25.2017

An Otobet Sportsbook player has added his name to the list of sports bettors who have not been paid by the blacklisted betting site. The player reports that the online sportsbook has not honored his €270 withdrawal and that he has not been given any updates on where he stands. After reading dozens of similar complaints he decided to write in.

01.24.2017

Online sportsbooks have released the updated Super Bowl MVP betting market for the heavyweight showdown between the Atlanta Falcons and New England Patriots. It's likely no surprise that four time Super Bowl champion Tom Brady is the odds on favorite at -125 to win Super Bowl LI's Most Valuable Player award.

01.24.2017

If you bet on underdogs in the NBA on Monday night, your bankroll grew exponentially. There were nine games on the schedule, and eight teams that were at least a 5-point underdog won outright. The only favorite to win and cover was San Antonio at -8.5 winning 112-86 at terrible Brooklyn. Read how one popular betting site made out in this market watch report.

01.23.2017

The stage has been set and the contestants are no longer a mystery as the New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons will battle for the Lombardi Trophy on February 5 in Houston. The New England Patriots have been installed by sportsbooks as 3 favorites over the Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl 51.

01.23.2017

Bitcoin gaming site Jetwin has said told SBR that their sportsbook will be restored soon. Currently, their live casino is operational and Jetwin has said they are waiting to finalize their relationship with their new feed provider before restoring the sportsbook section of their website. Players previously complained that they could not log-in to access their balances.

01.23.2017

A BizonBet player has submitted a sportsbook complaint. The player has claimed that after his wagering limits were reduced, he asked for a €1,219 withdrawal via Skrill. However, BizonBet did not process the withdrawal. After one month of the payout request pending, he has only been advised the payout department is reviewing his inquiry.

01.23.2017

Sportsbooks finally had the moment that they were waiting for after being soundly beaten by players for essentially the entire NFL playoffs. A majority of sports bettors were on the Green Bay Packers to win and cover against the Atlanta Falcons, including one brave soul who rolled over his winnings starting with $300 after eight Packers victories into a $28,000+ ticket in Las Vegas.

01.22.2017

Noxwin Sportsbook (SBR rating C-) has acknowledged the sportsbook complaint reported by a player last week involving the confiscation of €1,501 in winnings. A player deposited €50 after receiving an email advertising a 100% bonus up to €50 and began wagering with the online betting site, working his balance up to €1,551 before asking for payment.

01.22.2017

Andy Murray was trading as a favorite of -4000 or 40 to 1 to advance in the round of 16 in the Australian Open. Murray was also the odds on favorite at -110 to win the Aussie Open following an equally shocking upset which saw defending champion Novak Djokovic go down in flames as an -8000 favorite against Denis Istomin.

01.22.2017

There are just three NFL games left (excluding the Pro Bowl) which means that it is the time of year when player deposits slow down as seasonal bettors withdraw their profits. Bettors interested in hoops and the upcoming MLB season typically keep accounts funded, but pigskin players request payment in large numbers following the Super Bowl.

01.21.2017

A NordicBet Sportsbook (SBR rating C+) player has filed a complaint. The player claims that his account was recently closed by the online sportsbook and his €220 balance seized. He was told that he had breached the terms and conditions of the sportsbook but given no specific details on what his violation was.

01.21.2017

The NFC championship has set a new sportsbook record as the largest total points market in NFL playoff history opened at 60.5 points in the Green Bay Packers vs. Atlanta Falcons matchup. Despite this, 62% of sports bettors remain sold on the over and are wagering that a record will be set for the biggest total cash in NFL history.