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Update: Nitrogen Sports website back online

08.21.2015

Update 4:30PM ET: Nitrogen Sports is back online. The Nitrogen Sports (SBR rating B) website is presently off-line. SBR has asked management for comment on when the site will come back online.

08.20.2015

The ongoing feud among bitcoin developers as reported by CNBC over the future of the currency has sent the market into frenzy. This past weekend, two developers "forked" the software, allowing interested users to split away from the core program. This article recaps sports bettors' concerns over the viability of using bitcoin.

08.20.2015

A ZenitBet Sportsbook (unrated) player has filed a complaint. The player has claimed that he has been waiting for more than 30 days, and has not been paid from the online sportsbook. The complaint is very similar to one reported by SBR last month, where ZenitBet decided to close the player's account permanently after slow-paying him.

08.20.2015

A TonyBet Sportsbook (SBR rating D) player has filed a complaint with SBR. The player deposited €50 recently and received a matching welcome bonus. He wagered one time for his deposit plus bonus on a soccer game, his selection was the draw with the odds of 3.5 (+250). Following the wager, he was limited to €1 per bet.

08.20.2015

VIPSports.eu Sportsbook (SBR rating D-) has agreed to settle the $1,000 wagering complaint involving an NHL prop wager. A player wagered $350 on Justin Williams winning the Conn Smythe award (the NHL Playoffs' MVP award) two years ago. Originally, his ticket paid $2,000. The sportsbook first altered the payout based on a risk amount of $30.

08.19.2015

1XBet Sportsbook has been added to the sportsbook rating guide at the mark of D-. The sportsbook has confiscated another €1,400 from a player that was accused of not being the true owner of his account. The player has complied with every step of the 1XBet KYC process, but to no avail. This is one of many outstanding complaints.

08.19.2015

A BetAdonis Sportsbook player has filed a complaint. The player stated that BetAdonis confiscated €255 from his account for a reason he cannot figure out. The player sent all documents requested including his ID, utility bill, and a screen capture of his Neteller account showing all transactions. The complaint is outstanding.

08.18.2015

Scam sportsbook Oddsmaker (SBR rating F) is running several promotions ahead of football season designed to entice unsuspecting players to make a deposit. The online sportsbook has fleeced more than $250,000 in winnings from legitimate players to date, but continues to operate and market their website as if they are the best in the business.

08.18.2015

A Nitrogen Sports (SBR rating B) player has submitted negative feedback concerning what he describes as "habitually wrong post times". The player has claimed that the errors have cost him time and money, with the latest example being a soccer match. He has provided an example of another Nitrogen Sports player with a similar issue betting tennis.

08.18.2015

5Dimes Sportsbook can no longer accept wagers or registrations from UK based IPs. This is a business decision due to international compliance that has also caused other online sportsbooks to exit this market. If you have any questions on how to proceed with your 5Dimes Group account, please e-mail 5Dimes at info@5dimes.eu.

08.17.2015

Sportsbook Review readers have asked why bitcoin sportsbooks offer practically no worthwhile signup cash or free play bonuses like traditional online sportsbooks. There is a simple reason, which is listed inside of this article, as well as a recent sportsbook bonus offer that is specifically tied to bitcoin deposits.

08.17.2015

Sportsbook Review occasionally receives complaints from players who have time disputes on both tennis betting and racebook betting. Both sports have some things in common: Starting times can be erratic, and wagering timestamps are scrutinized very carefully. This article tells you how to avoid issues betting either sport.

08.17.2015

With just two and a half weeks before the start of the new college football season, SBR has compiled more than two dozen ways to bet college prop bets and futures at the best online sportsbooks. This article lists the current best lines listed in the NCAAF directory for some of the most popular college betting markets.

08.17.2015

A Sportsbook Review reader has asked if he should take a 50% free play bonus with an 8X rollover, or a 20% cash bonus with a 10X rollover. This is a commonly submitted question from players who are curious how to measure the different value offered with a cash or free play bonus. Read this article to find out the answer.

08.17.2015

Online sportsbook GTBets (SBR rating B) is now offering wagering markets on Australian Rules Football, Rugby, and Cricket. Changes were made to the sportsbook platform Friday of last week. Management has advised SBR that a major software update is in the works and should be published before the end of the year.

08.16.2015

The sportsbook rating guide allows players to search for all sportsbooks with a 50% or higher bonus. Players can choose the bonus amount they would like to see per bonus type (cash or free play) and include other data to help with selecting an online sportsbook that matches their needs.

08.16.2015

In a month that has seen two new online sportsbooks add bitcoin to their cashier, the value of BTC has dropped to $257 despite closing in on $300 just three weeks ago. This type of seesaw movement has kept risk-averse players on the fence from fully embracing bitcoin as a replacement to more expensive cashier opions.

08.16.2015

Sportsbook Review takes a look at the US Presidential betting market odds swings in the last seven days. SBR recently released a market watch report the weekend following the first GOP debate. Several candidates odds have shifted since that time, with online sportsbooks taking significant wagering volume on the candidates.

08.16.2015

Online sportsbook BetClic has been upgraded from D+ to C-. The online sportsbook is licensed by the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) and for their UK business is licensed under the BetClic Everest (Gibraltar) Limited with a remote gambling license under the controversial new UK Gambling Law.

08.16.2015

Players who were stiffed by online sportsbook EzStreetSports.com (SBR rating F) continue to ask for updates. Sportsbook Review reported on the 10th of July that the sportsbook went off-line for good. The sportsbook is one of many on the scam sports betting website list; players should stick with safe and trusted sportsbooks this football season.

08.15.2015

Seven online sportsbooks are presently listed in the best sportsbooks directory. These sportsbooks have their odds displayed in the NFL prop betting and futures list which shows all of the most competitive industry odds ahead of week one of the NFL and College Football seasons. This article explains why the sportsbooks are considered best.

08.15.2015

Over 500 SBR members are currently enrolled in this year's free $30,000 NFL and NCAAF Betting contest handicapping contest known as the "Beat The Prick" betting contest. The contest has run for 11 years on the SBR network. An extra $5,000 in prizes are up for grabs this year. The contest pays out 50 more places and is open to the public.

08.15.2015

Three sportsbook bonus offers were revised in the sportsbook bonuses directory. SBR lists over 50 sports betting websites who are rated C or higher in the sportsbook bonuses directory, though players are advised to stick with sportsbooks rated B+ or above for the absolute best experience with an online bookmaker.