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01.12.2018

In today's SBR video news report, host Natalie Van Rydstrom provides an update on the latest out of Indiana with the state's plan to pursue legal sports betting. The United States Supreme Court is currently set to decide on whether or not 25 year old federal law outlawing sports betting outside of four states is unconstitutional.

01.10.2018

Sports bettors can find a list of sportsbooks and their best bonus on Black Friday using Sportsbook Review. Bonuses are shown by category including free play and cash. The major difference is that free play bonuses do not return the stake amount, whereas cash functions more like deposited funds.

01.09.2018

Soxsfan9 pocketed $5,000 with his impressive first place finish in the 2017 NCAA Bowl Contest. LVHerbie was the runner-up and won $2,500. The third place prize went to the team entry of aussiebuckeye and brooks85 who shared $1,2500. 100,000 betpoints were also awarded, as well as $500 for the last place prize.

01.07.2018

Indiana has thrown its hat into the ring for legal sports betting. SB 405 was drafted by Senator Jon Ford and has similar language to several other states which makes sports betting possible if federal law is changed. The US Supreme Court is currently hearing arguments by New Jersey and the major sports leagues.

01.06.2018

Compare the sportsbook payout odds for each team and their chance of winning Super Bowl LII. Only sports betting sites in good standing with players are shown on the list, which updates without requiring a page refresh. The New England Patriots are priced at +200 on average at most online sportsbooks.

01.05.2018

A Topbet player has not been paid a total of $20,000 since May of 2017. The player has reported that he has eight outstanding payout requests. Topbet has provided only generic responses to the player pinning the blame on general processing delays. Topbet has yet to provide comment on the complaint.

01.04.2018

Soxsfan9 leads all 70 entrants in the $10,500 NCAA Bowl Contest. He has a four unit lead with one game remaining and can clinch the win if his four star play on the NCAA Championship game is a winner.  The contest also has a prize of 100,000 betpoints which can be redeemed from the SBR Store.

01.03.2018

A Cloudbet Sportsbook player has claimed his account has been disabled with a balance of 0.46 bitcoin. The player claims to have no knowledge of why the account suspension was made or when he will receive the payment of his funds. Sportsbook Review has requested comment from Cloudbet and will update this newswire.

01.02.2018

SBR Forum congratulates the 65 winners in the Beat the Prick and Beat the Bag contests. Paratrooper829 posted an epic 51-18-3 record in the Beat The Prick Contest after 17 weeks of NFL and College Football, pocketing $10,000 in bitcoin for his efforts. Fried Cheese won $7,500 with his 46-26-1 first place showing in Beat the Bag.

12.30.2017

The best football teaser odds directory compares football teaser payouts from top online sports betting sites. Teaser wagering is one of the most popular ways of wagering on American football. Teaser wagers increase the likelihood an individual side will cover a point spread or total by adding points in the player's favor.

12.29.2017

SBR Forum members BarkingToad and yisman are locked into a tightly contested battle in the $10,000 NCAA Bowl Contest with a week left to go. The contest pays out in bitcoin following the conclusion of the NCAA Championship game. Also up for grabs are 100,000 betpoints which can be redeemed from the SBR Store.

12.24.2017

Sports bettors that haven't yet went through the process of purchasing or selling bitcoin can find a list of steps and a video tutorial at Sportsbook Review. More than 50 online sportsbooks currently accept bitcoin for deposits and withdrawals. To find the answer for commonly asked questions, visit the bitcoin betting forum. | Get Started

12.22.2017

Are you shopping for the most bang for your buck this holiday season? Online sportsbooks are no different than any other investment - guarantee the biggest return for your deposit by choosing a sportsbook with a rewarding and fair bonus program. SBR has listed bonuses by rating in the best bonuses page.

12.20.2017

SBR Forum's Jojo interviews professional sports handicapper The Prick for his week 16 contest selections. The Prick is currently hitting 57% of his plays with a 43-32 record overall, good for 7.49 units. There are just two weeks remaining in the $40,000 NFL and College Football sports betting contest. | Discuss Week 16 Picks

12.16.2017

Sportsbook Review's Natalie Van Rydstrom delivers an SBR News video report detailing how to properly secure your online sportsbook account from unauthorized access. SBR recommends players follow the steps listed in the video to keep their sportsbook accounts secure and add to their peace of mind.

12.14.2017

Bitcoin's rollercoaster ride into the $16,000 and up territory has made sports gamblers holding part of their bankrolls in bitcoin very happy. The only downside is that with the massive price increase, the size of bitcoin fees have also skyrocketed, as 0.001 BTC is right now floating around $16.

12.13.2017

There are just three weeks left in the $40,000 NFL and College Football sports betting contest known as Beat The Prick. SBR Forum poster paratrooper829 leads 700+ contestants with his record of 47-17-3 for an amazing 78.33% against the spread. SBR Jojo interviewed The Prick on his week 15 picks. | Watch

12.12.2017

An SBR Forum poster has asked whether or not parlay wagers are considered more valuable than straight bets. A parlay is a bet on two or more outcomes where each side has to win for the bet to be successful. Payouts on winning parlays are therefor much higher than straight bets for a lower risk amount. | Join the Discussion

12.12.2017

A Fonbet Sportsbook player has claimed he has been unable to request payment from his sportsbook account for more than 3 weeks. Sportsbook Review has asked Fonbet for comment on the player's situation. Fonbet holds an SBR rating of C- in the online sportsbooks rating guide.

12.09.2017

Sports bettors can compare live odds and scores from more than 30 sportsbooks using SBR Odds. Customize the order that sportsbooks are shown by creating a free SBR Forum account. Line history can also be accessed by clicking any of the games on the grid. View ATS betting trends by clicking team names on the grid.

12.08.2017

Update: The player confirmed receiving payment in full after waiting for approximately eight months.

Online sportsbook BetDSI has been downgraded to D+. On November 27, SBR reported that a BetDSI Sportsbook player has had a balance of $23,832.17 in limbo since August 4. The player's account has been frozen for withdrawals since that time. Two new complaints have surfaced regarding unpaid balances.