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04.08.2016

Two new Otobet.com Sportsbook payout complaints have been submitted. Two players report that they requested Skrill payouts nearly two weeks ago and have yet to receive their funds. The online sports betting site advertises 48-hour turnaround time for Skrill withdrawals, though mulitple complaints have been submitted in recent weeks.

04.07.2016

Online sports betting site Bovada (SBR rating A) has officially added bitcoin to their cashier for player deposits. The popular online sportsbook had been testing bitcoin with players over the past few weeks and has confirmed that the option is now fully integrated into their cashier. The minimum deposit is $25 and maximum $5,000.

04.07.2016

Online sports betting site CRSportsBet (SBR rating D) has informed SBR that their company has acquired FastWager Sportsbook (SBR rating D). This acquisition reportedly increased the customer base of CRSportsBet by 35%. FastWager players can continue to access their balances as normal without a rollover being placed on their funds.

04.07.2016

Sportsbook Review launched a new community poll for top online sportsbooks now that the 2016 MLB season is underway. Online sports bettors know that one of the most important factors in assessing the quality of a sportsbook for MLB is reduced juice (discount lines), given the volume of potential wagers over the course of the 162 game regular season.

04.06.2016

Heritage Sports (SBR rating A+) updated its wagering software to allow for a quicker bet confirmation process. Players no longer need to re-enter their account password every time a wager is placed, instead, players simply need to review their wagering ticket is correct and click "Confirm Bet" before the ticket is created.

04.06.2016

An online sports bettor playing with Bet52 (unrated) has filed a payout complaint with Sportsbook Review. The player has claimed that a €647 payout requested on March 16 has remained pending and has yet to be processed by the online sportsbook. He has allegedly contacted support multiple times asking for an update.

04.06.2016

The Sportsbook Review Forum has launched a top online sportsbooks poll for the start of the 2016 MLB season. Online sports bettors with SBR forum accounts are encouraged to share their top three choices for their favorite three betting sites. Voters should consider the following categories: payouts, wagering variety, bonuses, customer service, and mobile ease of use.

04.05.2016

Daily fantasy sports betting sites DraftKings and FanDuel have officially suspended all NCAA contests, according to a report published by ESPN last week. NCAA basketball and football allegedly represent only 3 percent of FanDuel revenue. It is a sound decision for the daily fantasy sites considering they have been the subject of legal scrutiny following their mass advertising during this past football season.

04.05.2016

Sportsbook Review reported on March 26 that a Cloudbet Sportsbook (SBR rating C+) player had filed a wagering complaint. The online bettor complained that his three-team parlay was graded as a loss instead of paying out as a two-teamer, as he claimed his third parlay leg resulted in a push instead of a loss. Cloudbet has since addressed the complaint with SBR.

04.05.2016

Sportsbook Review congratulates the 20 NCAA bracket contest winners who walked away with a total of 100,000 betpoints, more than a $5,000 total value, plus the 388 winners who shared a piece of the $3,000 prize for submitting a better performing bracket than Peter Loshak and Mike Brenner.

04.05.2016

Sportsbook Review has received more than three dozen reports of non-payment from ZenitBet Sportsbook (SBR rating F). The Russia based online betting website is listed on the worst sportsbook blacklist and should be avoided. Established in 2007, the online sportsbook continues to accept player deposits but is unable to process player withdrawals.

04.04.2016

Sportsbook Review reported on two Otobet.com payout complaints on April 1. Two players reported that a Skrill and a Neteller payout were outstanding for longer than the 48 hour time-frame advertised on the Otobet website; one for three weeks, and one for little more than a week. The players have since been paid.

04.04.2016

A trending discussion at the bitcoin sports betting forum is underway regarding using LocalBitcoin as a way around the limits of popular bitcoin exchange Coinbase and Circle, and if the method would be more effective in conjunction with an intermediary wallet than using the anti-gambling betting exchanges.

04.04.2016

This article lists the wagering consensus stats for tonight's Villanova vs. North Carolina national championship game. For all game outright odds, visit the Villanova vs. North Carolina odds grid at Sportsbook Review, which contains key handicapping information and statistics, including trends and betting facts that may be of value to online bettors.

04.04.2016

Online sports bettors looking to finish the NCAA basketball tournament strong can shop for a sportsbook bonus from a top betting site using the sportsbook bonuses directory. The page allows bettors to shop for a new sportsbook bonus a number of ways, including by the max amount of bonus cash, rollover requirement, true bonus, and more.

04.04.2016

SBR Forum poster convick has mathematically locked up the first place prize in the NCAA Bracket Contest with 187 current points; convick has a predicted champion of Villanova. However, the rest of the top 10 is subject to change with the balance of the contest riding on tonight's NCAA men's national championship between Villanova (2) and North Carolina (1).

04.03.2016

MLB opening day is officially here with the first pitch thrown in the St. Louis Cardinals and Pittsburgh Pirates game earlier this afternoon. Online bettors shopping for the best value can find a list of match-up statistics, line history, real-time odds updates, and scores through the Sportsbook Review MLB betting odds grid.

04.02.2016

A Betsafe Sportsbook (SBR rating C-) player has filed a payout complaint. The player has reported that a £4,320 withdrawal was canceled by the online sportsbook and that the betting site has refused to honor his winnings. He was allegedly provided no information on why he is unable to redeem his winnings from Betsafe.

04.02.2016

NCAA basketball final four Saturday is here with Villanova/Oklahoma and Syracuse/North Carolina taking the court tonight. Online sports bettors should be aware that sports betting sites that have less than stellar intentions typically offer their most creative bonus perks during this day and leading up to the championship Monday.

04.01.2016

Baseball bettors know that over the course of a 162 game season every small edge matters. Wagering with the best of it — an MLB dimeline or better — is essential for bankroll health over the seven months of baseball betting including the post-season. Sportsbook Review has listed the betting sites with the most advantageous lines for baseball bettors.

04.01.2016

Multiple online sportsbooks are currently delayed on a batch of Pay2Card withdrawals, a payout method that allows online sportsbooks to load payouts directly on to player credit cards. The payout method generally takes a few days, though across the industry, betting sites with no relation have experienced delays affecting a small percentage of customers.

04.01.2016

SBR Forum has launched the monthly sportsbook payout reports thread for April 2016 at the SBR Sportsbook discussion forum. The discussion thread allows sports bettors to gauge from other sports bettors how efficiently and quickly online sports  betting sites are paying, relative to the fees incurred by the gamblers.

04.01.2016

Update by SBR 4/4: Otobet has stated that both players have been paid.

Two online sports bettors have submitted complaints against sports betting website Otobet.com (presently unrated). Player one requested a €900 withdrawal through Skrill three weeks ago and has yet to be paid. Player two requested a €3,957 payout through Skrill on March 22 via Neteller. Otobet.com advertises 48 hours for eWallet withdrawals.

03.31.2016

Sportsbook Review invites players to review each NCAA basketball final four match-up through the dedicated odds grids at SBR Odds. An update was made earlier this year showing all betting statistics related to each game at the bottom of the odds grid, allowing online sports bettors to kill two birds with one stone.