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03.04.2016

Noxwin Sportsbook (SBR rating C-) has informed SBR that they have added casino software from Spigo and WorldMatch, two casino software providers specializing in slots, table games, and a new backgammon game. The online sports betting website has an array of over 800 casino games for bettors to choose from.

03.04.2016

Sportsbook Review's 2016 NCAA Bracket contest is now open for registration. The contest is open to the general public: contestants must simply create an SBR Forum username and proceed to enroll at the bracket entry site. The top 20 contestants will split a prize-pool of 100,000 betpoints, good for immediate redemption at the SBR Store

03.03.2016

Sportsbook Review reported earlier this week that a BetRally player reported that his account balance of 17,646 DKK or $2,568 was voided. The player received only his initial deposit of 2,000 DKK back to his eWallet account. The player believed that he had successfully completed the Know Your Customer (KYC) requirement. BetRally has addressed the case.

03.03.2016

Online sports betting site Ohmbet has been added to the sportsbook rating guide. The Malta based betting site accepted its first sports bet October 1 of last year. The sportsbook software is supplied by BetConstruct. SBR encourages players with feedback on the sports betting site to write to mail@sportsbookreview.com.

03.03.2016

A Betfair Sportsbook player has filed a complaint. The player has claimed that the online betting exchange suspended his account and confiscated his €2,000 balance. The player has saved a list of all 236 bets made with the betting exchange, and screen captures of his deposits made from his Skrill account.

03.03.2016

An Otobet.com player has filed a sportsbook complaint. The player has claimed that he deposited €175 with the online sports betting site and received a standard sportsbook bonus. He increased his balance to €2,400 after making a series of wagers, but this is where the trouble started. His account was later closed.

03.02.2016

Sportsbook Review has launched the live monthly sportsbook payout reports thread at the SBR Sportsbook discussion forum for March of 2016. The thread allows sports bettors to determine directly from other sports bettors how quickly online betting sites are paying, relative to the fees associated with each transaction.

03.02.2016

A SportsBettingOnline (SBR rating C-) player has claimed that he has three outstanding payouts for $500 each. The payout requests date back as early as February 9. The player has asked for updates on when his payments will be fulfilled, but has claimed that he has received generic updates without a firm date of payment.

03.02.2016

Online sports bettors ready for March Madness can find the best odds for conference betting and the 2016 men's NCAAB Championship wagering market using the NCAA Tournament Betting page at Sportsbook Review. Sports bettors can shop with full confidence that only top online sportsbooks have their odds displayed.

03.01.2016

SBR reported last week that an investigation was underway following claims made by a player that his MarathonBet account was closed a month ago along with his $2,300 balance. The player claimed that he believed his account was in good standing and that he had completed the KYC process. MarathonBet has since discussed the case with SBR.

03.01.2016

Online sportsbook and British land-based bookmaker WilliamHill has received a rating upgrade to A+. The betting site is listed on the London Stock Exchange and has long been regarded as a top sportsbook with one of the world's leading in-play sports betting platforms. The company was founded back in 1934.

03.01.2016

A BetRally Sportsbook player has submitted a complaint. The player registered his sports betting account with BetRally in July of 2015. After one month of successful wagering, his account balance was increased to 17,646 DKK or $2,568. At this point, the player underwent the Know Your Customer (KYC) process.

02.29.2016

A forum thread was created by an SBR Forum member discussing the rating of popular bitcoin betting site Nitrogen Sports. Member 'psfufan' questioned why Nitrogen Sports does not hold an SBR rating of A- or higher, and shared his feedback on his experience making transactions with the Costa Rica based bitcoin sportsbook.

02.29.2016

The JetWin Sportsbook (SBR rating C+) player who filed a payout complaint on February 16 has reported that he has been paid in full. SBR spoke with JetWin on the issue and learned that the quality of the ID documents initially provided by the player did not meet their risk management standards.

02.29.2016

The 88th Academy Awards is in the books. There were some big winners and losers in terms of the wagering markets on offer for betting the Oscars, including an upset with the best picture award. This article recaps the night's biggest takeaways as far as the betting markets are concerned.

02.28.2016

In today's sportsbook cold case report SBR covers the nearly one year old complaint against online betting site LSbet (SBR rating D+). A player originally deposited €240 on 29 April 2015. A one-time sportsbook bonus rollover accompanied the player's deposit. After completing the welcome bonus turnover, the player asked for a withdrawal.

02.28.2016

Online sports bettors can shop for a list of betting sites offering a 10% or higher sign up bonus using the online sportsbooks rating guide. SBR cautions players to consider the standing of each website before settling on a betting company. The rating guide has data on sites rated from A+ all the way down to F.

02.27.2016

Online sports bettors can find a list of all bitcoin accepting sportsbooks using the sportsbook rating guide. The current price of bitcoin (BTC) is sitting at $432. Sportsbook Review recently released a four part video series on bitcoin covering the basics and how to use bitcoin to fund online betting sites.

02.27.2016

A 1XBet Sportsbook player submitted a general complaint. The player has taken issue with the fact that he is unable to self-exclude from the betting website. Not all online sports betting sites offer players the ability to self-exclude from their sportsbook or casino products for a predetermined length of time. However, there is a simple step players can take to remedy this problem.

02.26.2016

Online sports bettors can now access game match up statistics on the SBR Odds event pages. This saves bettors valuable time from navigating to an additional page and allows for easy analysis of all full relevant historical stats between two teams on the same page which lists all full game, halves, and quarters betting odds.

02.26.2016

Online sports bettors have multiple ways to shop for the best sportsbook bonuses on the SBR network. Players can use one of the sportsbook rating guide filters to narrow down their search by cash or free play offers, access individual sportsbook bonuses at each sportsbook profile page, or use the sportsbook bonuses directory.

02.25.2016

Online sportsbook VietBet has received an upgrade from B+ to A. The sports betting site primarily targets the Asian market and operates under the 5Dimes Group network. The sports betting site is one of a growing number of online betting sites to allow bettors to fund their accounts and take payouts using bitcoin.

02.25.2016

A MarathonBet player has claimed that his account was closed one month ago along with a $2,300 balance. The player has claimed that he has operated his MarathonBet account for two years and that he believed his account to have been in good standing for the duration of his play with the sports betting site.