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07.18.2015

A Portuguese player has written SBR to detail a complaint against Betfair (SBR rating A-). The player has wagered with Betfair for over a year, dating back to when he physically resided in Portugal. As Betfair no longer accepts Portugal residents following Betfair's decision to suspend service in Portugal, the player had his account closed.

07.18.2015

A Portuguese player has written SBR to detail a complaint against Betfair (SBR rating A-). The player has wagered with Betfair for over a year, dating back to when he physically resided in Portugal. As Betfair no longer accepts Portugal residents following Betfair's decision to suspend service in Portugal, the player had his account closed.

07.18.2015

A Portuguese player has written SBR to detail a complaint against Betfair (SBR rating A-). The player has wagered with Betfair for over a year, dating back to when he physically resided in Portugal. As Betfair no longer accepts Portugal residents following Betfair's decision to suspend service in Portugal, the player had his account closed.

07.18.2015

A Portuguese player has written SBR to detail a complaint against Betfair (SBR rating A-). The player has wagered with Betfair for over a year, dating back to when he physically resided in Portugal. As Betfair no longer accepts Portugal residents following Betfair's decision to suspend service in Portugal, the player had his account closed.

07.18.2015

An Smarkets Betting Exchange (SBR rating C) player has filed a complaint against the sports betting website. The player deposited $20 to his account on May 12 and won $75. The player provided a scanned copy of his passport and documents but waited for over a month until Smarkets finally blocked his account and claimed he would not be paid.

07.18.2015

An Smarkets Betting Exchange (SBR rating C) player has filed a complaint against the sports betting website. The player deposited $20 to his account on May 12 and won $75. The player provided a scanned copy of his passport and documents but waited for over a month until Smarkets finally blocked his account and claimed he would not be paid.

07.18.2015

An Smarkets Betting Exchange (SBR rating C) player has filed a complaint against the sports betting website. The player deposited $20 to his account on May 12 and won $75. The player provided a scanned copy of his passport and documents but waited for over a month until Smarkets finally blocked his account and claimed he would not be paid.

07.18.2015

An Smarkets Betting Exchange (SBR rating C) player has filed a complaint against the sports betting website. The player deposited $20 to his account on May 12 and won $75. The player provided a scanned copy of his passport and documents but waited for over a month until Smarkets finally blocked his account and claimed he would not be paid.

UFC 190 Prop Bets list updated

07.18.2015

Four sportsbooks revised their UFC 190 betting lines for the Ronda Rousey vs. Bethe Correia Pay-Per-View (PPV) event on August 1st. Updated lines have been compiled in the UFC 190 Prop Bets directory, including both fighters to win in a variety of ways. The directory also contains real-time updating odds for the money line market.

07.17.2015

A Sportsbook Review posting forum member asks the following question: "I am moving to another country, and plan to utilize a VPN to access Netflix, ESPN, and do most all of my internet surfing. Will I have issues accessing my sportsbook accounts using this VPN?" | Find out the answer

07.17.2015

A Sportsbook Review posting forum member asks the following question: "I am moving to another country, and plan to utilize a VPN to access Netflix, ESPN, and do most all of my internet surfing. Will I have issues accessing my sportsbook accounts using this VPN?" | Find out the answer

07.17.2015

A Sportsbook Review posting forum member asks the following question: "I am moving to another country, and plan to utilize a VPN to access Netflix, ESPN, and do most all of my internet surfing. Will I have issues accessing my sportsbook accounts using this VPN?" | Find out the answer

07.17.2015

A Sportsbook Review posting forum member asks the following question: "I am moving to another country, and plan to utilize a VPN to access Netflix, ESPN, and do most all of my internet surfing. Will I have issues accessing my sportsbook accounts using this VPN?" | Find out the answer

07.17.2015

The sportsbook rating guide has added four more bitcoin exclusive betting sites. Each of the websites debut with a rating of C+ to C. The sports betting websites added are JetWin, BitcoinRush, Bitbook, and Betcoin.ag. Betcoin.ag was assessed with a lower rating than their bitcoin accepting peers due to the 11.3 BTC complaint filed by a long-time SBR member.

07.16.2015

Sportsbook Review reported on July 10 that GR88 (SBR rating D) accused a player of syndicate betting. GR88 accused this sports bettor of placing identical wagers with up to 13 other account-holders. GR88 did not specify how it reached this conclusion, or if the players shared a common IP address.

07.16.2015

Sportsbook Review reported on July 10 that GR88 (SBR rating D) accused a player of syndicate betting. GR88 accused this sports bettor of placing identical wagers with up to 13 other account-holders. GR88 did not specify how it reached this conclusion, or if the players shared a common IP address.

07.16.2015

Sportsbook Review reported on July 10 that GR88 (SBR rating D) accused a player of syndicate betting. GR88 accused this sports bettor of placing identical wagers with up to 13 other account-holders. GR88 did not specify how it reached this conclusion, or if the players shared a common IP address.

07.16.2015

Sportsbook Review reported on July 10 that GR88 (SBR rating D) accused a player of syndicate betting. GR88 accused this sports bettor of placing identical wagers with up to 13 other account-holders. GR88 did not specify how it reached this conclusion, or if the players shared a common IP address.

07.16.2015

Bet365 Sportsbook (SBR rating A+) has informed SBR that as of 17 July 2015 customers located in Portugal will have their accounts closed. Portuguese players are asked to withdraw their available balances as normal and to do so before the 31st of July. Bet365 cited changes in the regulatory regime as their reason for exiting the Portuguese market.

Update: BetcoinSports player has 6 BTC credited back to his account

07.16.2015

Sportsbook Review reported yesterday of a complaint against BetcoinSports involving a total of 11.3 bitcoin (BTC) that were allegedly redeemed from a player's account without his consent. The player first notified BetcoinSports of 6 BTC moved from his account by a third party within minutes of the transaction; after some back and forth, the player has received the 6 BTC back to his account, but as a previous 5.3 BTC was not reported as missing until a week after the transaction and had already been withdrawn, the bitcoin sportsbook is unwilling to credit the player with those coins.

Three sportsbooks add new college football prop bets

07.15.2015

Sportsbook Review has updated the college football prop bets directory with new market offerings from Heritage Sports, 5Dimes, and BetOnline Sportsbook. Players can search for the current price for each of the FBS teams to win the college football championship, and search by conference as well as exotic prop bets. The page will be updated leading up to and throughout the college football year.

07.15.2015

Sportsbook Review has been investigating a complaint from a BetcoinSports player who claimed that his account was compromised. The player claimed that he noticed 6 bitcoin (BTC) missing from his account and notified BetcoinSports immediately upon this discovery. The sportsbook indicated all was normal on their end.

07.15.2015

Sportsbook Review has been investigating a complaint from a BetcoinSports player who claimed that his account was compromised. The player claimed that he noticed 6 bitcoin (BTC) missing from his account and notified BetcoinSports immediately upon this discovery. The sportsbook indicated all was normal on their end.

07.15.2015

Sportsbook Review has been investigating a complaint from a BetcoinSports player who claimed that his account was compromised. The player claimed that he noticed 6 bitcoin (BTC) missing from his account and notified BetcoinSports immediately upon this discovery. The sportsbook indicated all was normal on their end.