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04.21.2015

A Rivalo Sportsbook (SBR rating D-) player has claimed that €1,300 was confiscated, which includes his initial deposit of €740. The player had funded his Rivalo sports betting account through Skrill in April 2015. His wagers consisted of NBA and European basketball bets. After increasing his balance to the €1,300 mark, Rivalo sent a letter explaining the decision to confiscate his balance.

04.21.2015

A Rivalo Sportsbook (SBR rating D-) player has claimed that €1,300 was confiscated, which includes his initial deposit of €740. The player had funded his Rivalo sports betting account through Skrill in April 2015. His wagers consisted of NBA and European basketball bets. After increasing his balance to the €1,300 mark, Rivalo sent a letter explaining the decision to confiscate his balance.

04.21.2015

A Rivalo Sportsbook (SBR rating D-) player has claimed that €1,300 was confiscated, which includes his initial deposit of €740. The player had funded his Rivalo sports betting account through Skrill in April 2015. His wagers consisted of NBA and European basketball bets. After increasing his balance to the €1,300 mark, Rivalo sent a letter explaining the decision to confiscate his balance.

04.21.2015

A Rivalo Sportsbook (SBR rating D-) player has claimed that €1,300 was confiscated, which includes his initial deposit of €740. The player had funded his Rivalo sports betting account through Skrill in April 2015. His wagers consisted of NBA and European basketball bets. After increasing his balance to the €1,300 mark, Rivalo sent a letter explaining the decision to confiscate his balance.

04.20.2015

A sixth payout complaint has been filed against Topbet Sportsbook (SBR rating C). Sportsbook Review reported on April 18 that five Topbet players reported delinquent withdrawal requests. The players all reported being owed funds through the same method. Topbet has stated they cannot cancel the pending withdrawals due to the likelihood of players being paid twice.

04.20.2015

A sixth payout complaint has been filed against Topbet Sportsbook (SBR rating C). Sportsbook Review reported on April 18 that five Topbet players reported delinquent withdrawal requests. The players all reported being owed funds through the same method. Topbet has stated they cannot cancel the pending withdrawals due to the likelihood of players being paid twice.

04.20.2015

A sixth payout complaint has been filed against Topbet Sportsbook (SBR rating C). Sportsbook Review reported on April 18 that five Topbet players reported delinquent withdrawal requests. The players all reported being owed funds through the same method. Topbet has stated they cannot cancel the pending withdrawals due to the likelihood of players being paid twice.

04.20.2015

A sixth payout complaint has been filed against Topbet Sportsbook (SBR rating C). Sportsbook Review reported on April 18 that five Topbet players reported delinquent withdrawal requests. The players all reported being owed funds through the same method. Topbet has stated they cannot cancel the pending withdrawals due to the likelihood of players being paid twice.

04.20.2015

A GR88 Sportsbook player has been accused of having multiple accounts. The player filed a complaint with SBR Monday afternoon stating that he recently created an account with the online sports betting website and deposited €25. He received a matching free bet bonus and was on his way to wagering, eventually making more than €250 before having his account closed.

04.20.2015

A GR88 Sportsbook player has been accused of having multiple accounts. The player filed a complaint with SBR Monday afternoon stating that he recently created an account with the online sports betting website and deposited €25. He received a matching free bet bonus and was on his way to wagering, eventually making more than €250 before having his account closed.

04.20.2015

A GR88 Sportsbook player has been accused of having multiple accounts. The player filed a complaint with SBR Monday afternoon stating that he recently created an account with the online sports betting website and deposited €25. He received a matching free bet bonus and was on his way to wagering, eventually making more than €250 before having his account closed.

04.20.2015

A GR88 Sportsbook player has been accused of having multiple accounts. The player filed a complaint with SBR Monday afternoon stating that he recently created an account with the online sports betting website and deposited €25. He received a matching free bet bonus and was on his way to wagering, eventually making more than €250 before having his account closed.

04.20.2015

NBA Playoff Betting Markets Under the Microscope: This article shows how the lines are moving the next eight NBA games, and some standout betting percentages from the SBR Odds consensus wagers tool. The sports betting website markets included are moneyline (to win outright), point spread, and total points scored.

Day 3 of USA vs. Luke King Underway

04.20.2015

Day three of the trial began this morning at 8:30AM in courtroom 305, case number CR-13-063-1-F, listed on the local courtroom docket as USA vs. Bartice A. "Luke" King. As reported last week, the US Judge hearing the case is Stephen P. Friot. The trial is expected to last no longer than two weeks. SBR will report when a verdict is reached in the federal sports betting case, which accuses King of setting up Legends Sports in Panama and conducting "illegal gambling business" - Legends was fully licensed in the government of Panama at the time of its closure.

04.19.2015

Sportsbook Review.com has updated the Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao Prop Bets List. Betting sites have adjusted the outright odds by an average of 15 cents, Mayweather is now trading as a 2.25 to 1 favorite, meaning $225 has to be wagered for a return of $100. The Mayweather vs. Pacquiao Prop Bets list will be updated over the next two weeks leading up to the fight on May 2.

Sportsbook Rating Change: 1Bet Sportsbook to C

04.19.2015

1Bet Sportsbook has been upgraded from C to C+. The Curacao licensed online sports betting website has not had a player complaint registered in over a year and has quietly expanded offerings to players, including improvements to their betting cart and number of markets offered. Players with feedback should write to help@sportsbookreview.com.

04.18.2015

Sportsbook Review reported on a $40,000 dispute launched against GlobalBet.eu last week. In summary, a player claimed to have deposited $8,000 last year and ran his balance up to $59,000. He was placed on a payment plan, and paid approximately $19,000 before the withdrawals came to a stop. GlobalBet has returned SBR's contact with a new update on the dispute.

04.18.2015

Sportsbook Review reported on a $40,000 dispute launched against GlobalBet.eu last week. In summary, a player claimed to have deposited $8,000 last year and ran his balance up to $59,000. He was placed on a payment plan, and paid approximately $19,000 before the withdrawals came to a stop. GlobalBet has returned SBR's contact with a new update on the dispute.

04.18.2015

Sportsbook Review reported on a $40,000 dispute launched against GlobalBet.eu last week. In summary, a player claimed to have deposited $8,000 last year and ran his balance up to $59,000. He was placed on a payment plan, and paid approximately $19,000 before the withdrawals came to a stop. GlobalBet has returned SBR's contact with a new update on the dispute.

04.18.2015

Sportsbook Review reported on a $40,000 dispute launched against GlobalBet.eu last week. In summary, a player claimed to have deposited $8,000 last year and ran his balance up to $59,000. He was placed on a payment plan, and paid approximately $19,000 before the withdrawals came to a stop. GlobalBet has returned SBR's contact with a new update on the dispute.

04.18.2015

Qualification is over for the SBR Poker Main Event Seat Giveaway. 49 posters have advanced to a final satellite to be held next Saturday afternoon where the winner receives a $10,000 2015 WSOP Main Event entry as well as a $500 travel credit. This is the second such $10,000 WSOP Main Event entry contest; in 2011, SBR sent poster FuzzyDunlop to the Main Event.

04.18.2015

Qualification is over for the SBR Poker Main Event Seat Giveaway. 49 posters have advanced to a final satellite to be held next Saturday afternoon where the winner receives a $10,000 2015 WSOP Main Event entry as well as a $500 travel credit. This is the second such $10,000 WSOP Main Event entry contest; in 2011, SBR sent poster FuzzyDunlop to the Main Event.

04.18.2015

Qualification is over for the SBR Poker Main Event Seat Giveaway. 49 posters have advanced to a final satellite to be held next Saturday afternoon where the winner receives a $10,000 2015 WSOP Main Event entry as well as a $500 travel credit. This is the second such $10,000 WSOP Main Event entry contest; in 2011, SBR sent poster FuzzyDunlop to the Main Event.

04.18.2015

Qualification is over for the SBR Poker Main Event Seat Giveaway. 49 posters have advanced to a final satellite to be held next Saturday afternoon where the winner receives a $10,000 2015 WSOP Main Event entry as well as a $500 travel credit. This is the second such $10,000 WSOP Main Event entry contest; in 2011, SBR sent poster FuzzyDunlop to the Main Event.

04.18.2015

Five Topbet Sportsbook (SBR rating C) players have written SBR to complain of delayed payout times. Sportsbook Review has spoken with Topbet concerning the delays, but the sports betting site has only been able to confirm that there are processor issues and the payouts cannot be cancelled for a quicker alternative method. | Topbet Complaints