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03.13.2015

Sportsbook Review analyst Natalie Rydstrom has released a video news report concerning yesterday's SBR exclusive that reported on the connection between GoBetGo (off-line) and Ball2Win (SBR rating F) sportsbook. Since the publication of the report, SBR has went back and forth with Ball2Win concerning the repayment of GoBetGo users. Ball2Win and GoBetGo shared payment processing, the same betting license, and operations. GoBetGo went off-line without paying any of their players to begin the year, posting a note on their homepage that channeled memories of WSEX and their "sinister" mea culpa. The video report on Ball2Win is embedded below:

03.13.2015

A BetPhoenix Sportsbook player has filed a complaint with SBR against the betting site. He has claimed that he requested and was sent a $2,000 cheque payout. However, the post courier lost the cheque in the mail. The player says he was denied when he requested a stop payment be placed on the payout in question. Sportsbook Review is investigating.

03.12.2015

A GR88 Sportsbook (SBR rating D) player has filed a complaint with SBR against the betting site. He has claimed that his balance was €4,596 when GR88 confiscated his winnings and closed his account. Like other complaints before him, he has said that the hammer fell after his documents had been approved and he made a withdrawal request. | New GR88 Sportsbook Complaint

03.12.2015

A GR88 Sportsbook (SBR rating D) player has filed a complaint with SBR against the betting site. He has claimed that his balance was €4,596 when GR88 confiscated his winnings and closed his account. Like other complaints before him, he has said that the hammer fell after his documents had been approved and he made a withdrawal request. | New GR88 Sportsbook Complaint

03.12.2015

A GR88 Sportsbook (SBR rating D) player has filed a complaint with SBR against the betting site. He has claimed that his balance was €4,596 when GR88 confiscated his winnings and closed his account. Like other complaints before him, he has said that the hammer fell after his documents had been approved and he made a withdrawal request. | New GR88 Sportsbook Complaint

03.12.2015

A GR88 Sportsbook (SBR rating D) player has filed a complaint with SBR against the betting site. He has claimed that his balance was €4,596 when GR88 confiscated his winnings and closed his account. Like other complaints before him, he has said that the hammer fell after his documents had been approved and he made a withdrawal request. | New GR88 Sportsbook Complaint

03.12.2015

Ball2Win Sportsbook has been added to the SBR Blacklist with a rating of F. The betting site is licensed under the same company as now defunct scam sportsbook GoBetGo (SBR rating F), which recently closed without paying any of their players. This report outlines the connection between the two sites and the extreme risk to players funds. | Scam Alert

03.12.2015

Ball2Win Sportsbook has been added to the SBR Blacklist with a rating of F. The betting site is licensed under the same company as now defunct scam sportsbook GoBetGo (SBR rating F), which recently closed without paying any of their players. This report outlines the connection between the two sites and the extreme risk to players funds. | Scam Alert

03.12.2015

Ball2Win Sportsbook has been added to the SBR Blacklist with a rating of F. The betting site is licensed under the same company as now defunct scam sportsbook GoBetGo (SBR rating F), which recently closed without paying any of their players. This report outlines the connection between the two sites and the extreme risk to players funds. | Scam Alert

03.12.2015

Ball2Win Sportsbook has been added to the SBR Blacklist with a rating of F. The betting site is licensed under the same company as now defunct scam sportsbook GoBetGo (SBR rating F), which recently closed without paying any of their players. This report outlines the connection between the two sites and the extreme risk to players funds. | Scam Alert

03.12.2015

In such a competitive online sportsbook industry, the first thing a new betting site will do to distinguish itself from rival companies is offer a bigger signup bonus. However, bigger is not always better as many industry veterans will tell you. There are many factors to consider when comparing bonuses. Sound like a lot of work? SBR has already done it for you. | Best Bonuses Page Explained

03.12.2015

In such a competitive online sportsbook industry, the first thing a new betting site will do to distinguish itself from rival companies is offer a bigger signup bonus. However, bigger is not always better as many industry veterans will tell you. There are many factors to consider when comparing bonuses. Sound like a lot of work? SBR has already done it for you. | Best Bonuses Page Explained

03.12.2015

In such a competitive online sportsbook industry, the first thing a new betting site will do to distinguish itself from rival companies is offer a bigger signup bonus. However, bigger is not always better as many industry veterans will tell you. There are many factors to consider when comparing bonuses. Sound like a lot of work? SBR has already done it for you. | Best Bonuses Page Explained

03.12.2015

In such a competitive online sportsbook industry, the first thing a new betting site will do to distinguish itself from rival companies is offer a bigger signup bonus. However, bigger is not always better as many industry veterans will tell you. There are many factors to consider when comparing bonuses. Sound like a lot of work? SBR has already done it for you. | Best Bonuses Page Explained

03.11.2015

The InstantActionSports (SBR rating D) player SBR reported originally requested $5,000 via interbook transfer on November 10, and who had a total balance of under $15,000 which required being placed on a payment plan to receive, has been paid in full. The player received several Person to Person (P2P) withdrawals to settle his outstanding balance. | Why it took so long

03.11.2015

The InstantActionSports (SBR rating D) player SBR reported originally requested $5,000 via interbook transfer on November 10, and who had a total balance of under $15,000 which required being placed on a payment plan to receive, has been paid in full. The player received several Person to Person (P2P) withdrawals to settle his outstanding balance. | Why it took so long

03.11.2015

The InstantActionSports (SBR rating D) player SBR reported originally requested $5,000 via interbook transfer on November 10, and who had a total balance of under $15,000 which required being placed on a payment plan to receive, has been paid in full. The player received several Person to Person (P2P) withdrawals to settle his outstanding balance. | Why it took so long

03.11.2015

The InstantActionSports (SBR rating D) player SBR reported originally requested $5,000 via interbook transfer on November 10, and who had a total balance of under $15,000 which required being placed on a payment plan to receive, has been paid in full. The player received several Person to Person (P2P) withdrawals to settle his outstanding balance. | Why it took so long

03.11.2015

A Rivalo Sportsbook player has submitted a complaint against the betting site with SBR. The player has had an account with Rivalo for one year, placing what he estimates to be one hundred wagers. He successfully withdrew €1,000 once and received the funds without incident. However, the remaining €500 he held with Rivalo was then confiscated. | Where it all went wrong

03.11.2015

A Rivalo Sportsbook player has submitted a complaint against the betting site with SBR. The player has had an account with Rivalo for one year, placing what he estimates to be one hundred wagers. He successfully withdrew €1,000 once and received the funds without incident. However, the remaining €500 he held with Rivalo was then confiscated. | Where it all went wrong

03.11.2015

A Rivalo Sportsbook player has submitted a complaint against the betting site with SBR. The player has had an account with Rivalo for one year, placing what he estimates to be one hundred wagers. He successfully withdrew €1,000 once and received the funds without incident. However, the remaining €500 he held with Rivalo was then confiscated. | Where it all went wrong

03.11.2015

A Rivalo Sportsbook player has submitted a complaint against the betting site with SBR. The player has had an account with Rivalo for one year, placing what he estimates to be one hundred wagers. He successfully withdrew €1,000 once and received the funds without incident. However, the remaining €500 he held with Rivalo was then confiscated. | Where it all went wrong

03.10.2015

A GR88 Sportsbook (SBR rating D) player has filed a complaint against the betting site. The player opened his account in December 2014 and deposited £200, receiving a matching 100% deposit bonus. Before placing a single bet, his account was locked pending the submission of his ID documents. He provided the documents and began placing bets with GR88. | What happened next

03.10.2015

A GR88 Sportsbook (SBR rating D) player has filed a complaint against the betting site. The player opened his account in December 2014 and deposited £200, receiving a matching 100% deposit bonus. Before placing a single bet, his account was locked pending the submission of his ID documents. He provided the documents and began placing bets with GR88. | What happened next

03.10.2015

A GR88 Sportsbook (SBR rating D) player has filed a complaint against the betting site. The player opened his account in December 2014 and deposited £200, receiving a matching 100% deposit bonus. Before placing a single bet, his account was locked pending the submission of his ID documents. He provided the documents and began placing bets with GR88. | What happened next