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05.11.2015

On April 30th the jury reached a verdict in the case of Bartice “Luke” King, formerly of Legendz Sports. The original multiple count superseding indictment had been reduced to three counts: Operating an Illegal Gambling Business, Money Laundering and the most serious; RICO (Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations).

The jury sided with the government on both the Illegal Gambling and Money Laundering charges but in dramatic fashion acquitted Mr. King on the more severe RICO charge. The government’s motion to reprimand Mr. King into custody following the two guilty verdicts was denied by the court.

The court has since ruled that government lawyers have “opened the door” for the three current Legendz defendants (Rodger Vanpelt Bramley, Kelly Ward Diebner, and Leon Mark Moran, Jr.) currently standing trial.

Lawyers for these defendants will now be able to inform the jury that the alleged ring leader of the conspiracy was found not guilty of the most serious charge of which they are also on trial for. The court also noted the defense, unlike prosecutors, has not opened the door for prosecutors to tell the jury that Mr. King was convicted on two of the three charges. Other Legendz defendants who have been found guilty or pleaded guilty previously to the RICO charge are one by one filing motions for new trials or outright acquittals on the RICO charge. 

The trial for Mr. King began on April 14th as reported by SBR. The jury deliberated for two days.

05.11.2015

Blacklisted betting site MB24 (SBR rating D-) has announced that it is set to close on May 31st. The online sportsbook has claimed that all player balances will be honored. The betting site has not been without controversy during its two year operation. The brand first surfaced as Mobibet Sportsbook and racked up over two dozen player complaints.

05.11.2015

Blacklisted betting site MB24 (SBR rating D-) has announced that it is set to close on May 31st. The online sportsbook has claimed that all player balances will be honored. The betting site has not been without controversy during its two year operation. The brand first surfaced as Mobibet Sportsbook and racked up over two dozen player complaints.

05.11.2015

Blacklisted betting site MB24 (SBR rating D-) has announced that it is set to close on May 31st. The online sportsbook has claimed that all player balances will be honored. The betting site has not been without controversy during its two year operation. The brand first surfaced as Mobibet Sportsbook and racked up over two dozen player complaints.

05.11.2015

Blacklisted betting site MB24 (SBR rating D-) has announced that it is set to close on May 31st. The online sportsbook has claimed that all player balances will be honored. The betting site has not been without controversy during its two year operation. The brand first surfaced as Mobibet Sportsbook and racked up over two dozen player complaints.

05.11.2015

The 2015 French Open Betting List at Sportsbook Review has been updated. Right now players can search for the highest payoff on players in both the men's and women's tournaments. The side by side betting grids show the best market price available on each player. Whenever an odds change is recorded, the cell flashes red in real-time without requiring a page refresh.

05.11.2015

The 2015 French Open Betting List at Sportsbook Review has been updated. Right now players can search for the highest payoff on players in both the men's and women's tournaments. The side by side betting grids show the best market price available on each player. Whenever an odds change is recorded, the cell flashes red in real-time without requiring a page refresh.

05.11.2015

The 2015 French Open Betting List at Sportsbook Review has been updated. Right now players can search for the highest payoff on players in both the men's and women's tournaments. The side by side betting grids show the best market price available on each player. Whenever an odds change is recorded, the cell flashes red in real-time without requiring a page refresh.

05.11.2015

The 2015 French Open Betting List at Sportsbook Review has been updated. Right now players can search for the highest payoff on players in both the men's and women's tournaments. The side by side betting grids show the best market price available on each player. Whenever an odds change is recorded, the cell flashes red in real-time without requiring a page refresh.

05.10.2015

Live, in-play betting can be intoxicating: There are many ways to bet, and with so many new ways to watch games and check progress on smart phones and other devices, the unsophisticated sports bettor may get in over their head or have their bankroll suffer due to procedural error. Keep reading to find out the key dos and don't associated with in-play wagering.
 

05.10.2015

Week one is in the books for the Free Poker Contest taking place for SBR members. The theme of this poker contest is that players are ranked in accordance to their performance in any of the three daily poker tournaments at the SBR Poker room and is titled the SBR World Poker Cup 2015. The most recent poker contest held at SBR is sending the winner to the 2015 WSOP Main Event in Las Vegas.

57% of Bets on Rockets +7.5 according to SBR Odds

05.10.2015

The point spread betting odds have dropped from +7.5 to +6.5 in favor of the Houston Rockets, and sportsbooks have taken 57% of wagers on the Rockets to cover per SBR odds wagering data. Players lost on Cleveland vs Chicago as the 60% of bets were on the Cavaliers to cover in the earlier game today.

05.10.2015

Players with BetUS Sportsbook (SBR rating C-) feedback are encouraged to write in. The sports betting site has accumulated mostly complaints over bonus handling and customer service in recent years, and has no payout complaints on file. Sportsbook Review is evaluating BetUS for a possible rating upgrade. Players with unresolved issues are urged to submit a sportsbook complaint.

05.10.2015

Players with BetUS Sportsbook (SBR rating C-) feedback are encouraged to write in. The sports betting site has accumulated mostly complaints over bonus handling and customer service in recent years, and has no payout complaints on file. Sportsbook Review is evaluating BetUS for a possible rating upgrade. Players with unresolved issues are urged to submit a sportsbook complaint.

05.10.2015

Players with BetUS Sportsbook (SBR rating C-) feedback are encouraged to write in. The sports betting site has accumulated mostly complaints over bonus handling and customer service in recent years, and has no payout complaints on file. Sportsbook Review is evaluating BetUS for a possible rating upgrade. Players with unresolved issues are urged to submit a sportsbook complaint.

05.10.2015

Players with BetUS Sportsbook (SBR rating C-) feedback are encouraged to write in. The sports betting site has accumulated mostly complaints over bonus handling and customer service in recent years, and has no payout complaints on file. Sportsbook Review is evaluating BetUS for a possible rating upgrade. Players with unresolved issues are urged to submit a sportsbook complaint.

Sportsbooks move Bulls line by three points vs. Cavs

05.10.2015

Sportsbooks have moved the line by three points since the opener for this afternoon's Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Chicago Bulls NBA playoffs contest. Chicago opened as one point favorites per SBR Odds and are now being offered by betting sites as three point underdogs. The second of the two NBA playoffs games has the Clippers as a 7.5 point favorite against the Houston Rockets.

05.09.2015

BetMayor Sportsbook has told SBR that they have reversed course and decided to honor the casino winner's $51,000 balance which was initially wiped out after the player was accused of violating their terms and conditions regarding professional play. SBR blacklisted the sports betting website due to their position that they would not pay the legitimately earned balance.

05.09.2015

BetMayor Sportsbook has told SBR that they have reversed course and decided to honor the casino winner's $51,000 balance which was initially wiped out after the player was accused of violating their terms and conditions regarding professional play. SBR blacklisted the sports betting website due to their position that they would not pay the legitimately earned balance.

05.09.2015

BetMayor Sportsbook has told SBR that they have reversed course and decided to honor the casino winner's $51,000 balance which was initially wiped out after the player was accused of violating their terms and conditions regarding professional play. SBR blacklisted the sports betting website due to their position that they would not pay the legitimately earned balance.

05.09.2015

BetMayor Sportsbook has told SBR that they have reversed course and decided to honor the casino winner's $51,000 balance which was initially wiped out after the player was accused of violating their terms and conditions regarding professional play. SBR blacklisted the sports betting website due to their position that they would not pay the legitimately earned balance.

05.08.2015

Sportsbook Review reported on April 27 that BetPhoenix (SBR rating C) management was investigating a payout complaint originally posted in March. A player claimed a $2,000 payout was lost in the mail and that he was unable to have the transaction voided and a replacement payout issued. BetPhoenix clarified part of the complaint, and offered a credit to the player to resolve the issue.

05.08.2015

Sportsbook Review reported on April 27 that BetPhoenix (SBR rating C) management was investigating a payout complaint originally posted in March. A player claimed a $2,000 payout was lost in the mail and that he was unable to have the transaction voided and a replacement payout issued. BetPhoenix clarified part of the complaint, and offered a credit to the player to resolve the issue.

05.08.2015

Sportsbook Review reported on April 27 that BetPhoenix (SBR rating C) management was investigating a payout complaint originally posted in March. A player claimed a $2,000 payout was lost in the mail and that he was unable to have the transaction voided and a replacement payout issued. BetPhoenix clarified part of the complaint, and offered a credit to the player to resolve the issue.

05.08.2015

Sportsbook Review reported on April 27 that BetPhoenix (SBR rating C) management was investigating a payout complaint originally posted in March. A player claimed a $2,000 payout was lost in the mail and that he was unable to have the transaction voided and a replacement payout issued. BetPhoenix clarified part of the complaint, and offered a credit to the player to resolve the issue.