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08.07.2015

A 1XBet Sportsbook player has filed a wagering complaint. He wagered $300 on a football match involving a team that was incorrectly listed and never actually took part in the match. The online sportsbook, which previously came under fire for requesting video conferences with players to approve their withdrawals, has refused to void the wager.

08.07.2015

Since Sportsbook Review announced 5Dimes and Bet365 posting moneyline odds on Floyd Mayweather vs. Andre Berto, six more sportsbooks have followed suit. These boxing betting odds have been added to the Mayweather vs. Berto prop bets directory. This article compares the top Mayweather vs. Berto sportsbook odds.

08.06.2015

Online sportsbook BetAtHome (SBR rating C-) has addressed the poker chip dumping complaint reported by a player earlier in the week. BetAtHome confiscated €595 from the player after accusing him of breaching their poker terms and conditions, an accusation the player has adamantly denied.

08.06.2015

PokerStars has received a sports betting license in Ireland, according to a report released earlier today. PokerStars was granted the license by the Irish Revenue Commissioners national regulatory division. PokerStars plans to release 18 sports betting markets for Irish players and will be adding horse betting in the coming months.

08.06.2015

The American football season is one month away and online sportsbooks are ramping up their sportsbook bonus promotions. Unfortunately, this includes scam sportsbooks and sportsbooks with a low SBR rating who are presently slow-paying and in some cases not paying players at all. This article lists some timeless advice for sports bettors.

08.06.2015

In just five days of registration there are already nearly 300 SBR members enrolled in this season's free $30,000 NFL and College Football contest. Dubbed the "Beat The Prick" capping contest, this is the 11th year of the marquee SBR contest where forum members compete against professional handicapper "The Prick".

08.05.2015

Betcoin.ag Sportsbook (SBR rating C-) customer service has told SBR that management will soon be in touch to discuss their position in the recent 6 BTC winnings complaint filed by an upset player. The player claimed he did no wrong but has been accused of helping a friend circumvent wagering limits.

08.05.2015

Sportsbook Review has released an English Premier League futures betting page. Presently the outright odds on each team winning the EPL championship from seven top online sportsbooks are listed. This article compares each of the seven betting sites by the quality of their odds, bonuses, and wagering limits.

08.05.2015

A manager with BetPhoenix Sportsbook (SBR rating C-) has addressed the player complaint reported on the 30th of July. A player claimed that he was still owed $2,160 from a payment plan requested last year. BetPhoenix explained the reason behind the delay and stated the player would be paid shortly.

08.05.2015

A list of sportsbooks accepting eSports has been added to the sportsbook rating guide. What was once a small niche tournament has exploded in popularity and sportsbooks have taken notice. Just like with bitcoin, online sportsbooks are catering to the demands of their players and competing with one another to satisfy the itch of the betting public.

08.04.2015

Online sportsbook 5Dimes has released moneyline betting odds on Floyd Mayweather vs. Andre Berto, a boxing match announced for Saturday, September 12th. A $3,000 wager is required to win $100 with 5Dimes' odds of -3000 on Mayweather, while a $100 wager pays $1,500 on underdog Andre Berto. This article lists the latest odds.

08.04.2015

A BetAtHome Sportsbook (SBR rating C-) player has been accused of chip dumping in the poker room. The player has claimed that he played with BetAtHome for two years without making a withdrawal as his wagers were consistently losers. As of July 2015 he managed to turn a profit, but was told that he would not be paid due to violating poker rules.

08.04.2015

Betcoin Sportsbook has had their rating adjusted from C to C-. The online sportsbook confiscated 6 bitcoin (approximately $1,700) from a player who profited betting tennis in their sportsbook.

08.03.2015

A stream of tweets have rolled in from Canbet Sportsbook players who remain hopeful that they will eventually be paid. The Twitter handle Canbet Vigilante has 434 followers and according to the tweets, many of these followers were stiffed their closing balances by the disgraced online sportsbook. Canbet players have reported being owed over $1.2 million.

08.03.2015

YouWager (SBR rating B+) management has advised SBR that they expect players to be able to place withdrawals via bitcoin within three to four weeks. The online sportsbook officially added bitcoin to their cashier for deposits on the 20th of July, joining the likes of sportsbook 5Dimes, Heritage, Bookmaker, and BetOnline as recognizable brands to support BTC.

08.03.2015

Online sportsbooks have adjusted the winner's market odds for the 2016 US Presidential election. Donald Trump has moved from +1500 to +1350 at online sportsbook 5Dimes. The rest of the market is either slow to move or does not agree with the movement of 5Dimes, as sportsbook Bovada still offers Trump at +2500. This article lists the top market movement at sportsbooks.

08.03.2015

Dashbet Sportsbook remains off-line with players funds. The scam sportsbook turned out the lights without paying $60,000 to more than two dozen players who filed sportsbook complaints with SBR. A player burned for the sum of €130 wrote SBR this weekend about his outstanding balance and expressed his frustration at the situation.

08.02.2015

Online sportsbook LSbet has been in the news for one reason after another since being assessed with a C rating in November of 2013. The sportsbook has several outstanding complaints from players who claimed that their winnings were confiscated through no fault of their own. LSbet has shared only limited circumstances around the issues.

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08.02.2015

If you're a sports bettor who wants to verify whether or not you're being dealt true parlay odds by your online sportsbook, SBR has a free parlay odds calculator which helps do just that: Listed on the best parlay odds directory, the page also displays top online sportsbooks and their payoff for parlays of all sizes. Online sportsbooks 5Dimes and BetOnline each accept up to 25 teams parlays, which is the most of any sportsbook today.

08.02.2015

Sportsbook Review has compiled the prop bets and futures from twelve sportsbooks and listed these markets in the college football futures betting directory. This market summary lists the current average price and best odds available for the highest ranked teams atop the futures market board.

08.01.2015

Sportsbook Review has announced this year's free $30,000 NFL and College Football handicapping contest known as the "Beat The Prick" contest. This is the eleventh year the contest has run. This year's contest adds $5,000 more to the prize-pool, pays an additional 50 places, and is open to the general public. Keep reading to find out how to join.

08.01.2015

A Betcoin Sportsbook (SBR rating C) player had a winning 6 BTC wager confiscated by the bitcoin exclusive website. The player was accused of circumventing the wagering limit imposed on another account. This article lists the currently known facts of the complaint and a chat the player had with the bitcoin sportsbook.

08.01.2015

Online sportsbook YouWager is the latest sports betting website to add bitcoin to their cashier. Players can deposit to their YouWager accounts for a minimum $50 in bitcoin, transactions are free. SBR has updated the rating guide filter for the list of bitcoin accepting sportsbooks. As of this time, 29 online sportsbooks are listed.