For the current 10 most breaking online sportsbook news items, visit the Sportsbook Review homepage.
 

SPORTS BETTING INDUSTRY NEWS RSS

News on scam sports betting operations, events and business deals within the offshore sports gambling industry.

04.17.2018

Online and land based sportsbook Betcris (SBR rating A+) has announced a new loyalty program. There are three tiers to the incentive program; players accumulate betpoints which are categorized through bronze, silver, and gold levels. The loyalty program awards active Betcris customers who have wagered at least once every 30 calendar days.

04.13.2018

A Noxwin Sportsbook player has filed a payout complaint. The player shared on SBR Forum that he has an account balance of more than 2,200 EUR. He requested a payout of 755 EUR on March 31 but has yet to be paid. He has only been given generic updates from the online sportsbook. SBR has requested comment.

04.09.2018

Anybet.eu (SBR rating F) was added to the blacklist last November after a dozen reports of non-payment from players waiting for five bitcoin (currently valued over $33,500). The sportsbook went off-line two weeks later and has not resurfaced. Players have been given no updates as Anybet has went dark.

04.08.2018

Bitcoin is currently trading at $7,060 per coin. The digital cryptocurrency has become popular with SBR Forum members and sports bettors across the globe for its ease of use and low fees. Bitcoin allows players to make quick and easy transactions with online sportsbooks. | How to Get Started

04.04.2018

A Topbet Sportsbook player has reported that he has seven unpaid withdrawals for $2,500 each. The requests date back to May of 2017. The player has been given no updates from the online sportsbook on when his payments will be fulfilled. Topbet is an F rated sports betting site on the worst sportsbook blacklist.

04.03.2018

Sportsbook Review congratulates the 2018 NCAA Bracket Contest and Handicapping Contest winners. A total of $10,000 was paid to the winners of both contests, plus thousands of SBR betpoints. Betpoints can be used to redeem items from the SBR Store including bitcoin, electronics, and gift cards.

04.01.2018

Are you curious to know which sports betting sites are paying the fastest? Look no further than SBR Forum: a discussion dedicated to logging sportsbook withdrawals allows bettors to exchange valuable information on which companies are paying in a quick and efficient fashion. Users are also encouraged to share payout fees.

03.31.2018

SBR Forum's 100 best poker players take the felt tonight at 5PM ET for the Spring Championship. The players qualified for entry into the event from the last three months of tournaments. $1,500 is up for grabs for first place. $500 is paid to the runner-up. A total of 46,500 betpoints will also be distributed to the top 25 finalists.

03.29.2018

The 2018 Major League Baseball (MLB) season is officially underway. Baseball sports bettors who will be wagering for the long 162-game season are advised to optimize their bankroll allocation by choosing online sportsbooks that offer MLB dimelines. What is an MLB dimeline? Keep reading to find out.

YouWager Sportsbook Notice

03.28.2018

Edit: YouWager is back online.  (SBR rating A) is currently off-line due to a hardware related outage. The downtime started at approximately 3:00PM ET. YouWager management has advised SBR that they expect to be back up in a couple of hours. SBR will update when YouWager comes back online.

03.27.2018

A 1XBet Sportsbook (SBR rating D-) player has claimed that a withdrawal request for €500 has not been completed. 1XBet reportedly canceled the withdrawal without providing a reason to the player. He previously verified his account and successfully received one withdrawal prior to this issue. SBR has requested comment.

03.26.2018

A trending discussion at SBR Forum details the profit generated this March Madness by online sports bettors who wagered exclusively on big moneyline underdogs. The full tournament to date has yielded more than 30 units from bettors who have went with this strategy throughout the NCAA men's tournament. | Join the Chat

03.25.2018

SBR Forum member funnyman is currently in first place in the $5,000 NCAA Bracket Contest. His picks have been no laughing matter as funnyman has a score of 119 points - a sizable lead of more than 14 units over runner-up TeddyB. Funnyman has Michigan State winning it all in his bracket. | View Standings

03.22.2018

Online sportsbooks are not all created equal, especially with bitcoin policies. What matters most to players is the financial stability of each company, and from there how much money can be withdrawn over what period of time. View the industry's top online sportsbooks offering bitcoin. | Compare Bitcoin Sportsbooks

03.13.2018

Sportsbook Review invites community members to the International Football Betting Conference (IFBC) weekend bash in Las Vegas. Celebrate the new football year with SBR Pros, social media followers, SBR Staff, and well-known figures from the sports betting and sports media landscape. | More Details

Pinnacle Sportsbook Exits Australian Market

03.12.2018

Online sportsbook Pinnacle (SBR rating A+) has existed the Australian market as of today, including Chirstmas Island, Cocos Islands, Heard and McDonald Islands, and Norfolk Island. Players have until April 20 to withdraw their available balances. Wagers entered after 3PM local time were cancelled. | SBR Forum Reaction

03.10.2018

JustBet Sportsbook has changed their domain name to Justbet.co. Players should update their bookmarks as the previous .cx domain is no longer operational following a complaint from an Australian politician in a jurisdictional and licensing related dispute. JustBet is online under JustBet.co as normal.

03.10.2018

BetOnline Sportsbook (SBR rating A+) has shared another update with Sportsbook Review concerning the recent web outage that has caused some players to be unable to place bets or log-in for the previous week. BetOnline has been the recipient of a denial of service attack which has also targeted more than 7,000 websites.

03.08.2018

New York has joined New Jersey in their pursuit of legal sports betting. State Senator John Bonacic introduced Senate Bill S7900 yesterday, which proposes an amendment to the existing carveout for racebook wagering and allows for legal sports betting at NY casinos and racetracks. However, the bill is contingent on federal law being overturned.

03.06.2018

BetOnline Sportsbook (SBR rating A+) experienced downtime this weekend which caused some players to be unable to access their accounts to place wagers. BetOnline management elaborated on what caused these issues in a statement shared with SBR and has asked for the message to be shared with SBR readers.