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Sportsbook Review has received a statement from 5Dimes concerning reports published yesterday in Costa Rica detailing that Tony, the founder of 5Dimes, has been missing since the evening of September 24. Local newspapers are reporting that Tony was ambushed while driving home.


When the electorate heads to polls in Florida on Nov. 6, one measure they will be deciding is Amendment 3, AKA the “Voter Approval of Casino Gambling Initiative.” The amendment would change the state constitution, preventing the Florida Legislature from passing bills related to gambling.


We’re not sure you can call it chrome wheeled, fuel injected and steppin’ out over the line as described in native son Bruce Springsteen’s iconic song, but September was a very good month in sports wagering in New Jersey. Betting activity doubled to $183.9 million compared to $95.6 million in August, according to figures released Friday.


Beginning October 16, a tribal casino will become the first in New Mexico to offer live sports wagering on professional and college sports.With sports betting going live at the Santa Ana Star Casino, New Mexico joins New Jersey, Delaware, West Virginia and Mississippi in states that have approved legal sports betting.


Week six of the $50,000 NFL and College Football sports handicapping contest known as Beat The Prick is open for picks. Professional handicapper The Prick was interviewed by SBR video personality Peter Loshak. The Prick is coming off a 4-1 week and is 17-7-1 overall after five weeks.


The NASCAR action at Dover International Speedway Sunday wasn’t only on the oval. Several hundred people lined up about at a sports betting tent at the Delaware racetrack where wagers were accepted on the Gander Outdoors 400 taking place on the “Monster Mile.”  It’s the only track to allow betting on its property.


Seven new Topbet Sportsbook (SBR rating F) payout complaints have been submitted by players. Topbet acknowledged widespread payment delays in a statement with SBR on September 20 but said that players have the option of receiving withdrawals through bitcoin, though not all players reporting receiving this memo.


Pennsylvania will be the sixth state to offer sports wagering after awarding betting licenses to two casinos on Wednesday. Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course and Greenwood Gaming and Entertainment operating Parx Casino and off-track betting parlor, South Philadelphia Turf Club, could be taking bets by November.


Integrity fees, basically a tax from the sports leagues, are at the crux of ongoing discussions with state legislatures to ensure that the leagues receive their slice of the pie from legal sports wagering. Read the latest scoop on what the leagues are saying now that Supreme Court has lifted the ban on sports betting.


Week four of the $50,000 Beat the Prick NFL and College Football sports handicapping contest is open for picks. This is the last week that users can join the contest and submit enough plays to be eligible for the $50,000 end of contest prizes, as five picks are required per week and a minimum of 70 to be cash eligible.


The few states that have allowed sports betting since a U.S. Supreme Court decision are already seeing an impact on their bottom lines. Mississippi announced last week an overall increase in August casino revenues. The Mississippi revenue department numbers show $181 million was lost in August by bettors.


A trending SBR Forum thread asks the question on when sportsbooks might limit winners. There is a common misconception that sportsbooks might limit simply for winning, when in reality the dollar amount has little to do with it. Sportsbooks apply limits if players bet bad or off-market lines routinely.


Week three of the $50,000 NFL and College Football sports handicapping contest known as Beat The Prick is open for picks. Professional handicapper The Prick was interviewed by SBR video personality Jimmy the Bag. The Prick switched it up in week three and went with five NFL picks on the point spread.


FanDuel Sportsbook has announced that it will honor the full value of all tickets which had ridiculously inflated odds during last Sunday's Oakland Raiders vs. Denver Broncos game. For 18 seconds, with Denver trailing by one point and well within field goal range at Oakland's 18-yard line, FanDuel posted odds of 750 to 1 on Denver.


Topbet has acknowledged their payout delays to SBR The F rated sports betting site has said that players could opt to cancel their check withdrawals and receive payment instead through bitcoin. Some of the players, including one who shared his frustration in SBR Forum, have been waiting over a year for payment.


William Hill US has signed a partnership with the NHL's Vegas Golden Knights, marking the first such deal of its kind with an NHL team since the federal ban on sports betting was lifted by the Supreme Court. The deal will see William Hill promoted through team media and placements at the T-Mobile Arena and on TV.


A sports bettor in Newark believes FanDuel Sportsbook should have to pay him an $82,610 ticket on the Denver Broncos defeating the Oakland Raiders last Sunday. He wagered $110 via live betting with 70 seconds remaining in the game that the Broncos would overcome their 19-17 deficit. FanDuel's position is that the 750 to 1 odds offered were a clear error.


Sports bettors can find all betting lines and scores for NFL using SBR Odds. Lines update in real-time as offered by sportsbooks saving bettors valuable time. SBR Odds includes line history on all games, consensus, a bet tracker, and the ability to favorite games that matter to you. Play-by-play and scoring updates is also available.


The 2018 Beat The Prick NFL and College Football sports handicapping contest is open for selections. The Prick went with five college football favorites again in week two, after posting an impressive 4-1 +3.85 unit performance following the same strategy in the opening week of the $50,000 contest.


New Jersey sports bettors wagered $95 million on sports in August, a figure that was twice the amount of July's handle. The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement has reported total revenue of approximately $304 million. By comparison, August of 2017 saw $244.8 million generated in traditional casino revenue.