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$10K College Bowl Contest Open for Picks

12.17.2014

The 2014 College Football Bowl contest is now open for picks. This year's contest gives away $10,000 in cash prizes. The format of the contest requires each contestant to pick 15 bowl games from an official lines thread in advance. A final pick must then be made on the winner of the College Football playoffs championship once that match has been determined. If you have enrolled ahead of the contest entry deadline or are a team captain, please visit SBR Forum to submit your required picks.

12.16.2014

A wagering complaint has been launched against Vbet.com. A player registered on September 26, opened his account and deposited €1000 via Skrill. He proceeded to wager on an ATP Shenzen doubles semi-final match with Groth/Guggione vs. Cabal/Farah. His wager was on over 12.5 games in the first set. | VBet.com complaint

12.16.2014

A wagering complaint has been launched against Vbet.com. A player registered on September 26, opened his account and deposited €1000 via Skrill. He proceeded to wager on an ATP Shenzen doubles semi-final match with Groth/Guggione vs. Cabal/Farah. His wager was on over 12.5 games in the first set. | VBet.com complaint

12.16.2014

A wagering complaint has been launched against Vbet.com. A player registered on September 26, opened his account and deposited €1000 via Skrill. He proceeded to wager on an ATP Shenzen doubles semi-final match with Groth/Guggione vs. Cabal/Farah. His wager was on over 12.5 games in the first set. | VBet.com complaint

12.16.2014

A wagering complaint has been launched against Vbet.com. A player registered on September 26, opened his account and deposited €1000 via Skrill. He proceeded to wager on an ATP Shenzen doubles semi-final match with Groth/Guggione vs. Cabal/Farah. His wager was on over 12.5 games in the first set. | VBet.com complaint

12.16.2014

Rivalo Sportsbook has commented to SBR on the player complaint posted yesterday. In that complaint, a player claimed that he had a balance of €1200 confiscated. He maintained that he was fully verified and had passed the Know Your Customer (KYC) process, though after a random phone screening had his account closed. | Rivalo addresses complaint

12.16.2014

Rivalo Sportsbook has commented to SBR on the player complaint posted yesterday. In that complaint, a player claimed that he had a balance of €1200 confiscated. He maintained that he was fully verified and had passed the Know Your Customer (KYC) process, though after a random phone screening had his account closed. | Rivalo addresses complaint

12.16.2014

Rivalo Sportsbook has commented to SBR on the player complaint posted yesterday. In that complaint, a player claimed that he had a balance of €1200 confiscated. He maintained that he was fully verified and had passed the Know Your Customer (KYC) process, though after a random phone screening had his account closed. | Rivalo addresses complaint

12.16.2014

Rivalo Sportsbook has commented to SBR on the player complaint posted yesterday. In that complaint, a player claimed that he had a balance of €1200 confiscated. He maintained that he was fully verified and had passed the Know Your Customer (KYC) process, though after a random phone screening had his account closed. | Rivalo addresses complaint

12.15.2014

Sportsbook Review congratulates the 2014 Beat The Prick winners who received their share of the $20,500 grand prize-pool. SBR poster "dance1959" bested the field with a 65.28% winning percentage and profit of 25.80 units after making 74 picks on NFL and College Football sides and totals for the first 15 football weeks. | Congrats to BTP winners

12.15.2014

A Rivalo Sportsbook player has had a balance of €1200 confiscated. The player has claimed that he was fully approved to use Rivalo after passing their KYC (Know Your Customer) process, but that after requesting his first payout from the betting site his account ended up being closed. The details can be found in this Rivalo sportsbook complaint report.

12.15.2014

An LSbet Sportsbook (SBR rating C) player has filed a complaint against the betting site. The player placed an in-play wager on December 11 on Senec U9 -1. He has provided the wagering ticket to SBR. He has claimed that the wager was graded incorrectly; the bet was settled as a loss when it should be a win. | LSbet complaint details

12.15.2014

An LSbet Sportsbook (SBR rating C) player has filed a complaint against the betting site. The player placed an in-play wager on December 11 on Senec U9 -1. He has provided the wagering ticket to SBR. He has claimed that the wager was graded incorrectly; the bet was settled as a loss when it should be a win. | LSbet complaint details

12.15.2014

An LSbet Sportsbook (SBR rating C) player has filed a complaint against the betting site. The player placed an in-play wager on December 11 on Senec U9 -1. He has provided the wagering ticket to SBR. He has claimed that the wager was graded incorrectly; the bet was settled as a loss when it should be a win. | LSbet complaint details

12.15.2014

An LSbet Sportsbook (SBR rating C) player has filed a complaint against the betting site. The player placed an in-play wager on December 11 on Senec U9 -1. He has provided the wagering ticket to SBR. He has claimed that the wager was graded incorrectly; the bet was settled as a loss when it should be a win. | LSbet complaint details

Sportsbook bonuses guide updated

12.14.2014

The sportsbook bonuses directory at SBR lists bonus offereings from online sportsbooks rated C or higher. The bonuses are ranked in accordance to the value per play, called the "True Bonus", and are listed along with the applicable play-through requirement or rollover for each offer. Free plays and free bets plus cash bonuses are listed on the page.

Monday Night Football: Predict the score for Pizza

12.14.2014

Sportsbook Review invites readers to participate in the Predict the Score contest on Monday Night Football's New Orleans Saints and Chicago Bears football game. The final score total for each team must be correctly guessed for the $15 pizza gift card prize to be won. The pizza card will be delivered via email to the lucky winner and will be from either Pizza Hut, Papa Johns, or Dominos. | Enter a score

12.13.2014

Globalbet Sportsbook has commented on the $7,000 payout complaint reported by SBR last week. A player had claimed that he made $7,500 worth of deposits over 30 days to the online sportsbook via credit card. He made a profit of $500, but had not been paid after requesting a $7,000 payout. Globalbet has initiated refunds on all transactions. | Globalbet Complaint update

12.13.2014

Globalbet Sportsbook has commented on the $7,000 payout complaint reported by SBR last week. A player had claimed that he made $7,500 worth of deposits over 30 days to the online sportsbook via credit card. He made a profit of $500, but had not been paid after requesting a $7,000 payout. Globalbet has initiated refunds on all transactions. | Globalbet Complaint update

12.13.2014

Globalbet Sportsbook has commented on the $7,000 payout complaint reported by SBR last week. A player had claimed that he made $7,500 worth of deposits over 30 days to the online sportsbook via credit card. He made a profit of $500, but had not been paid after requesting a $7,000 payout. Globalbet has initiated refunds on all transactions. | Globalbet Complaint update