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10.20.2015

The SBR Sportsbook forum often razzes players who post disputes with low-rated sportsbooks, such as the bettors waiting months to receive payment from Sportsbook.ag (SBR rating D-), by asking why bother getting involved with a crappy outfit in the first place? Believe it or not, players have their reasons, as this article lists.

10.20.2015

The Romanian National Office for Gambling has warned players of steep fines for playing with unlicensed online betting sites. In an article released today by a local Romanian newspaper, a plan was publicized to fine players between $1,250 and $2,500 depending the offense for betting with bookmakers on the Romanian black list.

10.20.2015

There has been a steady stream of negative headlines marring the daily fantasy sports betting and eSports arenas as of late. Between insider trading scandals, match fixing, state legislatures and Attorney General inquiries, October has not been a kind month for some niche betting industries. One niche industry however has emerged relatively unscathed.

10.20.2015

Ladbrokes (SBR rating A) is the first online sportsbook to release an entertainment prop bet on the performance of "Star Wars" becoming the highest grossing movie in history. Ladbrokes is offering +150 that Star Wars will surpass "Avatar" for the title. The sportsbook has told SBR that the entertainment market is an area they are focused on growing.

10.19.2015

There have been nine arrests in South Korea for alleged match fixing of StarCraft 2 matches. Two prominent South Korean pro gamers were among nine arrested, as well as the head coach of Team PRIME Park Wae-Sik, also known as "Gerrard". Aside from the legal consequences, the players face lifetime banishment from the sport.

10.19.2015

For new players especially, there is a massive amount of value to be discovered for wagering on American football. But before you get to the point where you can count up the hundreds won and pad your bankroll, you have to know where to look to find betting value. Sportsbook Review lists the ways to wager on the Giants vs. Eagles.

10.19.2015

Sportsbook Review forum host SBR Ivy has announced tonight's free Predict The Score contest for the New York Giants and Philadelphia Eagles on Monday Night Football. The winner gets a $15 pizza e-Gift card of his or her choice deliverable by email within a business day. Players can also still join for weekly prizes in the BTP Betting Contest.

10.18.2015

Earlier today, a player solicited the feedback of the SBR Sportsbook & Industry Forum concerning the grading of an NHL in-play wager. The game was the Calgary Flame vs. Edmonton Oilers. The player wagered on the outcome of the second period and chose "draw". He claimed the game was tied 1-1 at the time of his wager.

10.18.2015

Sportsbook Review has released this week's NFL Week 6 Betting Digest. This article lists all week 6 NFL betting resources available on the Sportsbook Review.com network, including where to find the best NFL Week six betting odds, picks, video content, proposition bets from online sportsbooks, and much more.

10.18.2015

Sportsbook Review has compiled the Sunday Night Football prop bets market as offered by online sportsbooks for tonight's Indianapolis Colts vs. New England Patriots game. Only top online sportsbooks have their NFL prop betting markets featured. Prop betting markets are universally held as being easier to beat than full game markets.

10.17.2015

Sportsbook Review's Natalie Rydstrom interviewed New Jersey State Senator and outspoken proponent of sports betting in the state Raymond Lesniak on Wednesday. Natalie picked Lesniak's brain on the recent reversal of fortune in the Third Circuit Court of Appeals, his thoughts on legalized sports betting, and fantasy sports gambling.

10.17.2015

The State of Illinois is allegedly free rolling lottery winners. Inside Edition was first to report that that an outrageous $288 million in lottery winnings has yet to be paid. Illinois is presently not issuing lotto checks for winners who have cashed over $600, yet continues to advertise and run the state lotto.

10.16.2015

Michigan Democrat and State Representative Robert Kosowski is the sponsor of bill House Bill 4669, which would allow casinos to take bets on sporting events. Michigan’s roads are unsafe and unfit for purpose and lawmakers are running out of fundraising options to fix them. Sportsbook Review's Natalie reports on the situation.

10.16.2015

A new ZenitBet Sportsbook (SBR rating D-) payout complaint has been reported by an unhappy player. The player, like many others, has been owed for going on two months and has not received word on when he will be paid from the online sportsbook. The player is owed 75,000 Rubles, which translates to $1,222.

10.16.2015

Online sportsbook Bet365 (SBR rating A+) has host their license to operate in the Romanian market. News first broke at a Romanian newspaper yesterday afternoon that players have been given 30 days to withdraw their funds before Romanian internet service providers (ISPs) completely block access to the sports betting site.

10.15.2015

Perhaps the Silver State is not a fan of the incessant daily fantasy sports betting commercials that blanket American football commercial breaks like Tobacco ads during the Don Draper days. The Las Vegas Review Journal was first to report that regulators in Nevada have banned daily fantasy sports websites this afternoon.

10.15.2015

Online sportsbook Bovada (SBR rating A) is the first betting site to release an NFL prop bet on if Sean Payton will be the head coach of the New Orleans Saints for week one of next season. The proposition bet has been added alongside other season-long NFL futures and prop bets offered by the industry's top online sportsbooks.

10.15.2015

Occasionally Sportsbook Review receives complaints from sports bettors who are accused of the practice known as "line manipulation". There are many wild ideas floating out there about what line manipulation actually refers to, if it's the act of arbing, steam chasing, bonus whoring and betting both sides: this report breaks down what line manipulation is really all about.

10.15.2015

Sportsbook Review previously reported on two YouWin Sportsbook (SBR rating C+) payout complaints. Both of the players were based in Italy and are no longer able to play with the online sportsbook following policy changes. Other recently banned countries include the United Kingdom and Greece. The players have now been paid.

10.14.2015

New Jersey lives to fight another day for legal sports betting in federal court following the US Court of Appeals vacating a previous ruling against the state earlier today. Sportsbook Review.com interviewed NJ State Senator Raymond Lesniak concerning the news, the fantasy sports betting scandal, and more.

10.14.2015

Online sportsbooks have made some Presidential odds adjustments following last night's first Democratic debate. Most of the line movement was made on front-runner Hillary Clinton, with popular online sportsbook Bookmaker (SBR rating A+) adjusting Clinton by 30 cents from +115 to -115 odds.

10.14.2015

A Redbet Sportsbook player has filed a grading dispute. The wager was on a tennis match on October 6 in the ATP Challenger Tour between Taylor Fritz and Connor Smith. The player wagered €120 several hours before the match began on the money line market. The player pointed out that the market opened at 1.87 on Fritz, and 1.76 at Redbet.