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08.30.2015

BetMania Sportsbook has been upgraded from the mark of C to C+. BetMania, along with sister website BetPhoenix, offer automatic bitcoin deposits and offer bitcoin withdrawals. Management has agreed to discuss sportsbook complaints with SBR and consider the industry standard when actioning player accounts. Player feedback is welcomed.

08.30.2015

A 1XBet Sportsbook (SBR rating D-) player has filed a complaint with SBR. For the previous month the player's account has been locked and he has been unable to place a wager or make a withdrawal from the online sportsbook. He has been given only generic updates so far with no ETA given on when he will be in the clear to request payment.

08.30.2015

A 1XBet Sportsbook (SBR rating D-) player has filed a complaint with SBR. For the previous month the player's account has been locked and he has been unable to place a wager or make a withdrawal from the online sportsbook. He has been given only generic updates so far with no ETA given on when he will be in the clear to request payment.

08.30.2015

A 1XBet Sportsbook (SBR rating D-) player has filed a complaint with SBR. For the previous month the player's account has been locked and he has been unable to place a wager or make a withdrawal from the online sportsbook. He has been given only generic updates so far with no ETA given on when he will be in the clear to request payment.

08.30.2015

A 1XBet Sportsbook (SBR rating D-) player has filed a complaint with SBR. For the previous month the player's account has been locked and he has been unable to place a wager or make a withdrawal from the online sportsbook. He has been given only generic updates so far with no ETA given on when he will be in the clear to request payment.

08.30.2015

A ZenitBet Sportsbook (SBR rating D-) player has submitted a payout complaint. The player had his account blocked and was asked to provide documents establishing his identity. He complied with the request and had his account reopened. After requesting a payout of approximately 14,000 Rubles ($213), support stopped communicating with him.

08.30.2015

A ZenitBet Sportsbook (SBR rating D-) player has submitted a payout complaint. The player had his account blocked and was asked to provide documents establishing his identity. He complied with the request and had his account reopened. After requesting a payout of approximately 14,000 Rubles ($213), support stopped communicating with him.

08.30.2015

A ZenitBet Sportsbook (SBR rating D-) player has submitted a payout complaint. The player had his account blocked and was asked to provide documents establishing his identity. He complied with the request and had his account reopened. After requesting a payout of approximately 14,000 Rubles ($213), support stopped communicating with him.

08.30.2015

A ZenitBet Sportsbook (SBR rating D-) player has submitted a payout complaint. The player had his account blocked and was asked to provide documents establishing his identity. He complied with the request and had his account reopened. After requesting a payout of approximately 14,000 Rubles ($213), support stopped communicating with him.

08.29.2015

Over 700 SBR readers are currently registered in this year's 11th annual free $30,000 NFL and College Football Betting contest known as the "Beat The Prick" handicapping contest. The contest pays out the top 75 contestants, with first place getting $7,500 in cold, hard cash. Best of all, no strings are attached, and anyone can join.

08.28.2015

The best football teaser odds page lists payouts from nine online sportsbooks. The betting sites who have their football teaser odds displayed on the page are all in good standing with players and have qualified for inclusion in the best sportsbooks list. Teaser wagering is a popular way of betting football that can give players substantial edges when used correctly.

08.28.2015

The best football teaser odds page lists payouts from nine online sportsbooks. The betting sites who have their football teaser odds displayed on the page are all in good standing with players and have qualified for inclusion in the best sportsbooks list. Teaser wagering is a popular way of betting football that can give players substantial edges when used correctly.

08.28.2015

The best football teaser odds page lists payouts from nine online sportsbooks. The betting sites who have their football teaser odds displayed on the page are all in good standing with players and have qualified for inclusion in the best sportsbooks list. Teaser wagering is a popular way of betting football that can give players substantial edges when used correctly.

08.28.2015

The best football teaser odds page lists payouts from nine online sportsbooks. The betting sites who have their football teaser odds displayed on the page are all in good standing with players and have qualified for inclusion in the best sportsbooks list. Teaser wagering is a popular way of betting football that can give players substantial edges when used correctly.

08.28.2015

Online sportsbook GTBets has responded to user demand and updated their withdrawal policy. When GTBets first announced the addition of bitcoin to their cashier, players were required to have deposited through bitcoin to get a payout the same way. SBR reader "Buffalo Nickle" posted that he wished GTBets would update this policy, so he could avoid payout fees.

08.28.2015

Online sportsbook GTBets has responded to user demand and updated their withdrawal policy. When GTBets first announced the addition of bitcoin to their cashier, players were required to have deposited through bitcoin to get a payout the same way. SBR reader "Buffalo Nickle" posted that he wished GTBets would update this policy, so he could avoid payout fees.

08.28.2015

Online sportsbook GTBets has responded to user demand and updated their withdrawal policy. When GTBets first announced the addition of bitcoin to their cashier, players were required to have deposited through bitcoin to get a payout the same way. SBR reader "Buffalo Nickle" posted that he wished GTBets would update this policy, so he could avoid payout fees.

08.28.2015

Online sportsbook GTBets has responded to user demand and updated their withdrawal policy. When GTBets first announced the addition of bitcoin to their cashier, players were required to have deposited through bitcoin to get a payout the same way. SBR reader "Buffalo Nickle" posted that he wished GTBets would update this policy, so he could avoid payout fees.

08.28.2015

SBR congratulates Team USA for winning the SBR World Poker Cup 2015. The free poker tournament took place through the SBR Poker platform for the previous four months. Each of the winning members won 8,000 betpoints each, which can be used to make redemptions for real-world merchandise and electronics from the SBR loyalty points store.

08.27.2015

Sportsbook Review reported on a €400 winnings complaint filed by a Coral player earlier this week. A player won €400 after winning two bets, and was subsequently asked to send over his ID documents to complete the Know Your Customer (KYC) process at Coral. After he complied, Coral closed his account and confiscated his winnings.

08.27.2015

Sportsbook Review reported on a €400 winnings complaint filed by a Coral player earlier this week. A player won €400 after winning two bets, and was subsequently asked to send over his ID documents to complete the Know Your Customer (KYC) process at Coral. After he complied, Coral closed his account and confiscated his winnings.