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03.22.2016

Sportsbook Review urges online bettors to avoid scam website ZenitBet (SBR rating F). A total of 40 payout complaints have been submitted by ZenitBet players since the betting websites inclusion in the betting sites rating guide in August of 25. ZenitBet has been officially lowered from D- to F on the worst sportsbook blacklist.

03.22.2016

Online sportsbooks are in agreement that North Carolina, Kansas, and Virginia are the three shortest priced teams to win the NCAA basketball men's national championship. Sports betting sites are offering +360, +370, and +475 respectively as of this publication. Long shots Notre Dame and Syracuse can be backed at +4500.

03.21.2016

Sportsbook Review reported on March 9 that online sports betting site BetPlay.com closed. SBR was advised that players would all be contacted and paid in full. A player has come forward stating that he was successfully paid his closing balance from the online sports betting site.

03.21.2016

A Rivalo Sportsbook player has filed a complaint with Sportsbook Review. The player claimed that he deposited €800 with the online betting site and made a total of five wagers. Shortly thereafter Rivalo accused the bettor of violating its terms and conditions and proceeded to void all of the accepted bets the player placed.

03.21.2016

Sportsbook Review has updated the NCAA Tournament betting page with all betting markets and point spread odds for the next round of the NCAA tournament. Bettors can shop game odds and outright futures betting markets in one place: the NCAA tournament resumes play with games on Tuesday, March 22.

03.20.2016

An Ohmbet Sportsbook (SBR rating C-) complaint has been received. A player has reported that he deposited €100 and received a matching 100% sportsbook deposit bonus. The player completed his rollover requirement associated with the bonus and brought his account balance up to €1,318 before requesting payment.

03.20.2016

Sportsbook Review reported one week after Super Bowl 50 that 1Vice players reported receiving 10X rollovers on their outstanding balances. Two weeks later, players who were told that they were not welcomed to continue betting with the company reported receiving funds toward their payment plans.

03.19.2016

SBR Sportsbook Forum poster 'BarkingToad' leads the way so far in day two of the free 2016 Sportsbook Review NCAA Tournament bracket contest. The well-known poster has accumulated 87 points through 1.5 days of opening round play and is well positioned to make a deep run in the free bracket contest.

03.19.2016

A NetBet Sportsbook (SBR rating D+) player has filed a payout complaint. The player has claimed that nearly two weeks ago he requested payment of £699 via eWallet. The player has claimed that his transaction history does not show that the payout has even be processed, and the funds have not been deducted from his betting account.

03.19.2016

Online sports bettors can use the sportsbook rating guide to filter betting sites by the amount of time their operation has been in business. The longer an online sportsbook has operated without significant issues, the higher the SBR rating will be for that outfit. Players can narrow down companies by one year, two years, or four years or more.

03.18.2016

Sportsbook Review's Natalie Rydstrom delivers an SBR industry news update for Friday, March 18. Natalie discusses why digital currency bitcoin has exploded in popularity in 2015 and 2016 for online sports bettors. Namely, the digital currency allows bettors to quickly and easily fund online betting accounts.

03.18.2016

Sportsbook Review has updated the NCAA Tournament betting page with all point spread odds for day two. Bettors can browse game odds and outright futures betting markets in one place. Only NCAA basketball odds from top online sportsbooks are displayed: each of the sports betting websites are in good standing with players.

03.18.2016

Yahoo Sports has shared that 99% of brackets were busted yesterday from the perfect bracket hunt that many regard as a simple novelty. With the upsets of Purdue and Baylor, players whose brackets rewarded underdog play were some happy campers, including those in the free Sportsbook Review NCAA bracket contest.

03.17.2016

A Tipico Sportsbook (SBR rating C) player has filed a complaint. The player has claimed that after requesting a withdrawal of his €1,040 balance, his account was closed by the online sports betting site and all funds withheld, despite his receiving an email that the verification process was successfully completed on his account.

03.17.2016

Online bettors can shop for a list of the best outright betting markets associated with the NCAA tournament as well as exotic proposition bets as the tournament progresses using Sportsbook Review. A dynamically updating NCAA tournament betting page has been assembled showing the industry's top sports betting sites.

03.17.2016

Deadline to enter: 12:15PM ET. SBR gives a guided video tutorial on how to register and enter this year's free NCAA Bracket Contest. The contest is totally free and open to the general public. 100,000 betpoints are up for grabs for the top 20 in this year's March Madness contest, which can be immediately redeemed from the SBR Store.

03.17.2016

Online sports bettors looking to take part in the NCAA tournament madness and wager with sports betting sites may want to give bitcoin (BTC) a serious look. The digital currency allows sports gamblers to easily and cheaply fund sports betting accounts without having to pay costly fees, making bitcoin the closest thing to an eWallet some markets can enjoy.

03.16.2016

Update: The player was paid in full.

A BetTrojan Sportsbook (SBR rating C-) player has claimed that he has been waiting six weeks for a $500 payout. The player has shared that he has been given generic updates indicating that there have been processing problems from the online sportsbook. He has previously been paid in full from the sportsbook without incident.

03.16.2016

Sportsbook Review's Natalie Rydstrom educates online sports bettors on the importance of having a line monitoring tool such as SBR Odds to assist with their handicapping and sportsbook line-shopping, as well as gives a brief tutorial on how to access game match statistics for all opening round NCAA tournament fixtures.

03.16.2016

An online sports bettor has filed a complaint against BetGun Sportsbook (SBR rating D+). The player has claimed that he has waited a week longer than the advertised payout time for an €800 bank payout. The player has claimed that the online betting site has not provided an update on when he should expect payment.

03.15.2016

Online sports bettors are keeping close watch on the political betting markets: votes are underway in five states including Florida and Ohio for what's being called mini-Super Tuesday. Sportsbook Review's Natalie Rydstrom delivers a video news update on the political betting odds movement including Donald Trump's chances of winning.

03.15.2016

Rivalo Sportsbook (SBR rating D-) has addressed the complaint reported by a player who claimed that his winnings were not paid. The online sportsbook countered with their side of events, which includes a disagreement over what the player initially presented as facts when he filed his complaint seeking SBR's assistance.