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12.10.2018

In the future, “down the stretch they come” may apply more to sportsbook patrons flooding racetracks rather than the horses heading toward the finish line. Sports betting was a hot topic at this year’s annual Global Symposium on Racing with several panel discussions taking place.

12.10.2018

The best sportsbooks list contains the top online betting websites as voted by the SBR community. Unlike sportsbooks that are unable to weather alleged processing storms or stick to their advertised processing times, these sportsbooks have run steady businesses and are able to pay on time.

12.08.2018

Online sports bettors can compare bonuses from sportsbooks using the guide at Sportsbook Review. Bonuses are listed by category including free play and cash bonuses. The key difference is that free play bonuses do not return the stake amount, whereas cash functions more like deposited funds

12.05.2018

A draft of federal legislation that would require states to get approval from the U.S. Attorney General before they implement legal gambling has surfaced in Congress. The bill, drafted by the office of retiring Sen. Orrin Hatch, has come to light seven months after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned PASPA.

11.28.2018

MLB has officially entered into the sports gambling business, partnering with MGM Resorts International. As an official sponsor of MLB, MGM Resorts will domestically promote its brand and gaming options across MLB's digital and broadcast platforms, including MLB Network, MLB.com, and the MLB At Bat app.

11.28.2018

SBR Forum member Underdog5229 has shared his opinion on the benefits of the SBR Forum Pro membership, and how he has already profited $300 since becoming an SBR Pro. A charitable donation is required to the Make a Wish Foundation to unlock the full value of Pro membership and the SBR Store. | Read more

11.26.2018

The sportsbook rating guide includes ratings and data on more than 185 active sports betting sites. Players can filter their selections to make sure that the company they select is one that they are compatible with. To submit feedback on any sportsbook, write to mail@sportsbookreview.com.

11.23.2018

Virginia is for Gamblers? The state may have to change its iconic Virginia is for Lovers advertising campaign if one of two proposed sports betting bills passes muster in the state Legislature next year. Delegate Mark Sickles (D-Fairfax), pre-filed legislation to repeal prohibitions on a state online lottery and sports betting.

11.23.2018

J2k99 is in first place in the 2018 Beat The Prick sports handicapping contest. He has posted an impressive record of 36-18-1 (66.67%) and has profited 22.65 units after eleven weeks of competition. Each week, members select five NFL or College Football point spreads or totals, with the goal of beating the Prick.

11.21.2018

Rhode Island will become the next state in the U.S. to offer legalized sports betting to its residents. Betting could begin as soon as Thanksgiving Day at the Twin River Casino in Lincoln – just in time for college football’s rivalry week, always a huge weekend in sports. The sports betting start-up occurs after a nearly two-month delay from the original planned launch of Oct. 1.

11.19.2018

At last week’s U.S. Sports Betting Policy Summit in Washington, D.C., Ohio state Sen. Bill Coley pitched interstate sports betting compacts as one way to combat the international betting market. A bill has been approved by the Ohio state legislature with anticipation a sportsbook will open in 2019.

11.16.2018

Sports bettors can compare Super Bowl LIII winner odds using SBR Odds. In addition to updating in real-time, bettors can add bets to the new bet tracker to keep a record of their predictions over the course of the football season. Bettors will soon be able to share their plays to social media with the click of a button.

11.13.2018

Beginning Friday, bettors will be able to place their wagers at DraftKings'  first retail sportsbook location in Mississippi. DraftKings has partnered with Scarlet Pearl Casino in D’Iberville to remodel the resort’s existing PRL Bar into a multi-screen betting and social destination for sports wagering.

11.12.2018

CG Technology has offered to pay $2 million to the Nevada Gaming Commission to settle major violations, which also are threatening the company’s gaming license. This offer comes after the commission rejected the negotiated settlement of $250,000 CG Technology made with the Nevada Gaming Control Board.

11.09.2018

Week 10 of the $50,000 Beat The Prick NFL and College Football sports handicapping contest is underway. This is the final week where non-pro members have the opportunity to upgrade to SBR Pro to remain in the contest and unlock a year's worth of SBR Store access and eligibility for many more cash contests.

11.07.2018

On Tuesday, legalized sports gambling and daily fantasy sports won approval in select areas in Arkansas and Louisiana, and in Florida the power to expand the industry was stripped from the state Legislature and put in the hands of voters. Florida’s Amendment 3 won support with 70% of the vote.

11.06.2018

FanDuel is partnering with the NHL and specifically with the New Jersey Devils in a fantasy sports and sports betting agreement announced Monday. As part of the New Jersey Devils agreement, FanDuel’s first deal in the sports betting with a NHL team, the company’s logo will be put on team’s home ice at the Prudential Center.