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06.08.2016

A BetAtHome Sportsbook (SBR rating C) player has filed a complaint with Sportsbook Review. The player claimed that he deposited €2,150 originally and lost this amount. After a later deposit, the player managed winnings of around €1,300. At this point, BetAtHome Sportsbook asked him to send his ID documents.

06.08.2016

The Golden State Warriors are -1 road favorites at most online sportsbooks in tonight's NBA finals game 3 matchup. This article lists the NBA betting consensus statistics for Game 3 of the NBA Finals. By line-shopping using free resources such as the NBA Odds grid, bettors can make sure that they are getting the best of it from their bookmakers.

06.08.2016

SBR Forum has posted tonight's progressive pizza jackpot for predicting the final score of the NBA Finals game 3 between the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers. Since there have been no winners in the free predict the score contest the previous round of NBA play, the jackpot has grown from an initial $15 all the way up to $195.

06.07.2016

Online sports gamblers are discussing JazzSports' payout time-frame at SBR Forum. JazzSports holds a rating of B in the online sportsbooks rating guide, the sports betting site is based in Costa Rica and has been online for over 15 years. Sportsbook Review welcomes feedback from JazzSports players.

06.07.2016

An LSbet Sportsbook (SBR rating D+) player has filed a complaint. The player deposited €120 to the online sportsbook and increased his balance to €336 after a successful soccer wager. He was asked to provide his ID by LSbet and after complying with the request, his account was closed and he was accused of violating the T&Cs.

06.06.2016

A Carib Sports player has reported receiving payment. The player originally complained to SBR that he had requested a withdrawal dated April 27 that had not yet been fulfilled. Sportsbook Review reported on May 10 that Carib Sports' eWallet availability was a hot topic at SBR Forum as gamblers expressed frustration at the lack of cashier options.

06.06.2016

Another month has gone by and the InstantActionSports player owed $5,000 since February 25 has yet to be paid. SBR reported on May 3 that the player had still yet to receive the $5,000 payout, which was requested by way of interbook transfer. Due to the inability to process the withdrawal and a history of tardy payouts, the betting site has been downgraded to D-.

06.06.2016

Online sportsbooks have released week one college football betting odds. Shop for all week one odds using the college football odds grid at SBR Odds. Sports bettors can also browse the early futures betting odds for the 2016-17 college football national championship using SBR: only top online sportsbooks have their odds displayed.

06.06.2016

Online sports bettors can shop for the best Belmont Stakes betting odds using Sportsbook Review. The 2016 Belmont Stakes takes place this Saturday, June 11, from the Belmont Park Race Track in Elmont, New York. There is no Triple Crown up for grabs following Exaggerator's upset of Nyquist at the Preakness Stakes.

06.05.2016

A Cloudbet Sportsbook (SBR rating C+) player has submitted a wagering complaint. The player has two winning bets stuck as pending and a third bet misgraded as a push. The wagers were on MLB games on May 17. He has followed up with Cloudbet multiple times and was told that the bet result is still awaiting confirmation.

06.05.2016

SBR Forum has announced a progressive pizza jackpot for predicting the final score of tonight's NBA Finals game 2 between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors. There has been no winner in the contest spanning back to the conference semifinals round, so the progressive jackpot has increased from an initial $15 all the way up to $180.

06.04.2016

Online sportsbook Tonybet has been downgraded to D-. Several Turkish players have experienced payout delays from the online sportsbook. The betting site was previously on the worst sportsbook blacklist before addressing outstanding complaints and working their way up to a rating of D. TonyBet players in need of assistance should submit a sportsbook complaint.

06.04.2016

An online sports bettor has filed a payout complaint against betting website Lemanbet.org (unrated). The sportsbook mostly targets Russian players and has a sublicense in Curacao. The player has claimed that he is waiting on an overdue $400 payout. Lemanbet.org advertises that payouts are carried out within 72 hours.

06.04.2016

An SBR Forum Poker tournament takes place tonight at 9PM ET. The event has a 110 betpoints buy-in which awards 32% of the pot to first place. 1,250 betpoints have been added by SBR Forum, the poker tournament awards the top 15 contestants. SBR Poker is entirely free to download from SBRPoker.com.

06.03.2016

In today's SBR News sportsbook broadcast, host Natalie Rydstrom covers two recent stories in the online sportsbooks world. The first is that sports betting site Heritage Sports (SBR rating A+) recently streamlined and improved their bitcoin payout procedure, and secondly that Curacao based industry pioneer Pinnacle Sports has rebranded to Pinnacle.

06.03.2016

Pinnacle Sports has rebranded to Pinnacle. The Curacao based sportsbook released a notice to all account holders Monday announcing the rebrand, which comes after Pinnacle purchased the long coveted Pinnacle.com domain. Sports bettors across SBR Forum traditionally refer to the sportsbook as "Pinnacle".

06.03.2016

Popular betting exchange Matchbook (SBR rating B+) has added live dealer to their casino. Players can choose from a number of live blackjack and roulette tables. The live dealer software was developed by Net Entertainment. Players with feedback on the new Matchbook live dealer casino experience are encouraged to write to mail@sportsbookreview.com.

06.02.2016

Online sportsbook Heritage Sports (SBR rating A+) has streamlined the process of verifying player withdrawals through bitcoin. The betting site previously required players to either confirm the request by phone or email to be approved for a bitcoin payout. Heritage Sports now offers SMS code verifications for all bitcoin withdrawals.

06.02.2016

A Jetbull Sportsbook (SBR rating C) player has claimed that his account has been frozen despite his compliance with their Know Your Customer (KYC) requests. The player even claimed to have sent a photograph of himself holding his identification, but his account remains frozen with a balance of €462.

06.02.2016

Online sportsbooks on the betting sites blacklist are considered outright scams and severe no-pay threats. Players who are looking to experience a good time with a quality betting site that can pay withdrawals in a timely fashion should avoid the betting sites listed on the blacklist and instead look at higher rated online sportsbooks.

06.02.2016

The progressive pizza jackpot has increased to $155 with tonight's game 1 of the NBA Finals. SBR Forum has asked readers to predict the exact final score for both the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors. There has been no winner during the conference semifinals round which has caused the initial $15 prize to increase to $155.

06.02.2016

Online sports gamblers looking to wager on game one of the NBA Finals can find all betting statistics needed using SBR Odds. In addition, players who enjoy playing with a particular sportsbook or sportsbooks can access complete line history from market opening to closing time with just one click of the mouse.

06.01.2016

A TonyBet Sportsbook (SBR rating D) player has filed a complaint. The player has been owed $280 for over one month and has become concerned after reading similar payout complaints filed by Turkish based players. TonyBet has not provided a firm date when they expect to be able to honor withdrawals for residents of Turkey.

05.31.2016

A BetOwi Sportsbook (SBR rating D+) player has reported that he has been owed $500 for seven weeks. The player's payout method is cash based. The player has become concerned after reading the feedback of other BetOwi Sportsbook players who have reported being slow-paid through P2P as well as bitcoin.