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Predict the Score: Monday Night Football contest

11.30.2014

Sportsbook Review is running a free Predict the Score contest on the Monday Night Football game between the Miami Dolphins and New York Jets. Users who will be making plays on the game are invited to participate. The exact final score total for each game must be correctly predicted for the $15 pizza gift card prize to be won. The card will be delivered electronically to the lucky winner and will be from either Papa Johns, Pizza Hut, or Dominos. | Enter a score

Choosing the right online sportsbook using the SBR info portal

11.29.2014

Sportsbook Review has ratings on over 200 active betting sites and detailed history on more than 1,000 total betting companies who have closed their doors in the last 15 years. The sportsbook rating guide, developed in 2002, has continually been refined allowing bettors to efficiently shop for sportsbooks as they would when comparing any large purchase. A betting account is no different than a Scottrade or brokerage account; the right combination of research and intelligent investment in a company as well as your bets can make all the difference between a flourishing bankroll or marked losses. Sportsbooks in the D- to F range for example are a lot like investing with penny stocks; you aren't likely to win a whole lot in the long run dealing with companies that have documented slow-pay to no-play issues, whereas the higher you go up the rating scale, the better you will perform in the long run. The better the online sportsbook chosen from the ratings guide, the more perks such as sportsbook bonuses will help build your bankroll, even as sports picks can be more different to hit in major sports due to market efficiency, and how often NBA and NFL totals land right on the number.

Things don't always go as planned in life or investing with online sportsbooks. If you ever find yourself in a jam with a betting site or have a dispute on any item ranging from customer service, bonuses, payout speed, or wagering disputes, SBR is here to help and wants to hear from you. Submit a sportsbook complaint with SBR and an analyst will help you free of charge, 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. New issues may take up to three business days to be fully investigated and to see progress; not all sportsbooks maintain an open line of communication with SBR, in these cases SBR can direct players to the relevant gaming licensing authorities to lodge their complaints with.

Parlay Calculator for Sports Bettors & Best Parlay Odds page

11.29.2014

Below is a parlay odds calculator developed by SBR staff. Players can configure the tool according to a certain number of games, odds lines and even compare how these payoffs measure against what are known as true parlay odds. Then, players can use the parlay charts data provided by SBR as a guide to compare which sportsbooks offer the best payouts given the number of teams offered in each sports parlay.

Visit the best parlay odds directory for a full list of betting sites.

NFL Betting Consensus numbers for Week 13

11.29.2014

The NFL Betting Consensus grid shows the money wagered and total number of wagers placed from a sample of online betting sites from the SBR Odds directory. One of the features offered in the consensus grid is that the number of service plays from professional handicappers are input for each NFL game. Due to legal reasons, these services have asked for their names not to be included in this feed. Players can use the NFL consensus data to help make more informed NFL picks.

11.28.2014

The question is being asked by a female sports bettor who is at the center of a €1,497 winnings confiscation dispute with Betin Sportsbook (unrated). Sportsbook Review reported on November 1 that following the player being limited to €2 per play and continuing to soldier on through the bonus rollover, Betin closed the account citing a violation of their T&C's. | Betin complaint

11.28.2014

The question is being asked by a female sports bettor who is at the center of a €1,497 winnings confiscation dispute with Betin Sportsbook (unrated). Sportsbook Review reported on November 1 that following the player being limited to €2 per play and continuing to soldier on through the bonus rollover, Betin closed the account citing a violation of their T&C's. | Betin complaint

11.28.2014

The question is being asked by a female sports bettor who is at the center of a €1,497 winnings confiscation dispute with Betin Sportsbook (unrated). Sportsbook Review reported on November 1 that following the player being limited to €2 per play and continuing to soldier on through the bonus rollover, Betin closed the account citing a violation of their T&C's. | Betin complaint

11.28.2014

The question is being asked by a female sports bettor who is at the center of a €1,497 winnings confiscation dispute with Betin Sportsbook (unrated). Sportsbook Review reported on November 1 that following the player being limited to €2 per play and continuing to soldier on through the bonus rollover, Betin closed the account citing a violation of their T&C's. | Betin complaint

11.28.2014

A SmartLiveGaming (SBR rating D+) player has submitted a complaint with SBR. This is the second complaint on file and involves the confiscation of £60 in winnings. The player has given a detailed account of the events that led up to his winnings being confiscated, and maintains that he has done nothing wrong. | SmartLiveGaming complaint

11.28.2014

A SmartLiveGaming (SBR rating D+) player has submitted a complaint with SBR. This is the second complaint on file and involves the confiscation of £60 in winnings. The player has given a detailed account of the events that led up to his winnings being confiscated, and maintains that he has done nothing wrong. | SmartLiveGaming complaint

11.28.2014

A SmartLiveGaming (SBR rating D+) player has submitted a complaint with SBR. This is the second complaint on file and involves the confiscation of £60 in winnings. The player has given a detailed account of the events that led up to his winnings being confiscated, and maintains that he has done nothing wrong. | SmartLiveGaming complaint

11.28.2014

A SmartLiveGaming (SBR rating D+) player has submitted a complaint with SBR. This is the second complaint on file and involves the confiscation of £60 in winnings. The player has given a detailed account of the events that led up to his winnings being confiscated, and maintains that he has done nothing wrong. | SmartLiveGaming complaint

11.28.2014

Sportsbook Review is running a store special in honor of Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving where retailers and even online sportsbooks run discount based promotions. Members based in the US have access to Apple electronics including a brand new iPad Air 2, iPad Mini 3, and a discounted Playstation 4 console. | Promotion details

11.27.2014

Sportsbook Review reported on a bizarre complaint launched by a player against LSbet Sportsbook (SBR rating C) earlier this week. In summary, a player claimed that his winnings were confiscated and only his initial deposit would be refunded due to not being employed in his country of residence. The player has since issued a clarification. | LSbet Complaint

11.27.2014

Sportsbook Review reported on a bizarre complaint launched by a player against LSbet Sportsbook (SBR rating C) earlier this week. In summary, a player claimed that his winnings were confiscated and only his initial deposit would be refunded due to not being employed in his country of residence. The player has since issued a clarification. | LSbet Complaint

11.27.2014

Sportsbook Review reported on a bizarre complaint launched by a player against LSbet Sportsbook (SBR rating C) earlier this week. In summary, a player claimed that his winnings were confiscated and only his initial deposit would be refunded due to not being employed in his country of residence. The player has since issued a clarification. | LSbet Complaint

11.27.2014

Sportsbook Review reported on a bizarre complaint launched by a player against LSbet Sportsbook (SBR rating C) earlier this week. In summary, a player claimed that his winnings were confiscated and only his initial deposit would be refunded due to not being employed in his country of residence. The player has since issued a clarification. | LSbet Complaint

11.27.2014

Sportsbook Review reported on November 14 that VIPSports.eu (SBR rating D-) proposed an unfair settlement in a cold case wagering dispute originally published by SBR seven months ago. Since that time, SBR has spoken with both VIPSports.eu again and the player who filed the complaint. The player is considering a revised settlement. | VIPSports.eu complaint

11.27.2014

Sportsbook Review reported on November 14 that VIPSports.eu (SBR rating D-) proposed an unfair settlement in a cold case wagering dispute originally published by SBR seven months ago. Since that time, SBR has spoken with both VIPSports.eu again and the player who filed the complaint. The player is considering a revised settlement. | VIPSports.eu complaint

11.27.2014

Sportsbook Review reported on November 14 that VIPSports.eu (SBR rating D-) proposed an unfair settlement in a cold case wagering dispute originally published by SBR seven months ago. Since that time, SBR has spoken with both VIPSports.eu again and the player who filed the complaint. The player is considering a revised settlement. | VIPSports.eu complaint

11.27.2014

Sportsbook Review reported on November 14 that VIPSports.eu (SBR rating D-) proposed an unfair settlement in a cold case wagering dispute originally published by SBR seven months ago. Since that time, SBR has spoken with both VIPSports.eu again and the player who filed the complaint. The player is considering a revised settlement. | VIPSports.eu complaint

11.27.2014

A Unibet Sportsbook (SBR rating C-) player has filed a complaint with SBR. The player's account is presently blocked with a £200 total balance. He has explained the chain of events that led to the blocking, and has asked Sportsbook Review for assistance. The details of the player's complaint are accessible in this report's inner view. | Unibet complaint

GoBetGo player charged with violating multiple accounts policy

11.26.2014

A GobetGo (unrated) player has filed a complaint. The player has stated that €1091 in winnings were confiscated. He was accused of violating the sportsbook's terms and conditions pertaining to multiple accounts. The accusation was made following a failed phone verification, according to the player. SBR is speaking with GobetGo for more information and will report findings.