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Sportsbook Review invites users to Christmas eve freeroll

12.23.2014

A 15,000 point poker freeroll is being held at SBR Poker in honor of Christmas Eve. Sportsbook Review wishes its readers and their families a happy and healthy holiday season. For details on the poker freeroll, which is scheduled to begin at 9:00PM ET, visit SBR Forum. SBR readers interested in partaking in the $5,000 poker freeroll being held in Punta Cana on Super Bowl weekend (sponsored by Bovada) can find those details here.

Unibet player has funds frozen, asks SBR for help

12.22.2014

UPDATE by SBR: The player has been asked to submit a notarized copy of his ID and has yet to do so.

The Unibet player who filed a betting dispute claiming that his account was frozen after depositing with a business card not registered in his name is still pending. Unibet players with sportsbook feedback are encouraged to write to mail@sportsbookreview.com.

A Unibet Sportsbook player has written SBR with a complaint. The player has stated that his winnings were frozen after he supplied a copy of his business card used to deposit to his account. The player believes that his card listing the name of his company contributed to the problem, as his account was frozen only after he attempted to complete the betting sites Know Your Customer (KYC) process. Sportsbook Review is investigating.

12.21.2014

A ComeOn (SBR rating C-) player has filed a betting complaint. The player stated that on August 26 his account was forfeited with a balance of near €1800. He has claimedthat ComeOn cited rule 5.1 from their terms and conditions as the reason for the account closure, with very little other information. | ComeOn complaint

Predict the Score: Monday Night Football contest

12.20.2014

Sports handicappers who feel that they have solid plays or a betting edge on Monday Night Football's Denver Broncos vs. Cincinnati Bengals game can win a free pizza gift card. Sportsbook Review is running a free predict the score contest which rewards the first reader to exactly correct predict the final score for each team with their choice of a Pizza Hut, Dominos or Papa Johns $15 e-gift. | Play in the contest

Avoid blacklisted betting site Oddsmaker

12.19.2014

Oddsmaker Sportsbook (SBR rating F) has confiscated more than $250,000 from winning players. The online sportsbook cites a part of their terms and conditions outlawing professional play to justify the confiscations. SBR reported last month that a player had only his $1,000 deposit refunded and did not receive his winnings from the online sportsbook. SBR advises players to avoid the blacklisted site.

Parlay Odds Calculator for Sports Bettors

12.19.2014

If you're a sports bettor that fancies the occasional multiple or parlay wager, a tool which may prove valuable is the SBR parlay odds calculator. The tool, developed in-house, allows players to plug in the desired line set in cents and game odds of each leg of the bet. Then, players are shown the true odds of what the parlay should return, the mathematical odds, and any premium paid over true odds. The parlay calculator is compatible with all devices. Additionally, players may be interested to compare online sportsbooks parlay odds in the directory put together by SBR.

12.18.2014

Bet2Be Sportsbook (SBR rating D) players with feedback are asked to write to help@sportsbookreview.com. Over the past two months, Sportsbook Review has reported on several cases involving the Isle of Man based bookmaker, including more than 30 slow-pay complaints, with the average payout complaint ranging from two to four weeks. | Bet2Be complaints

12.18.2014

Bet2Be Sportsbook (SBR rating D) players with feedback are asked to write to help@sportsbookreview.com. Over the past two months, Sportsbook Review has reported on several cases involving the Isle of Man based bookmaker, including more than 30 slow-pay complaints, with the average payout complaint ranging from two to four weeks. | Bet2Be complaints

12.18.2014

Bet2Be Sportsbook (SBR rating D) players with feedback are asked to write to help@sportsbookreview.com. Over the past two months, Sportsbook Review has reported on several cases involving the Isle of Man based bookmaker, including more than 30 slow-pay complaints, with the average payout complaint ranging from two to four weeks. | Bet2Be complaints

12.18.2014

Bet2Be Sportsbook (SBR rating D) players with feedback are asked to write to help@sportsbookreview.com. Over the past two months, Sportsbook Review has reported on several cases involving the Isle of Man based bookmaker, including more than 30 slow-pay complaints, with the average payout complaint ranging from two to four weeks. | Bet2Be complaints

Marathonbet Sportsbook rules out paying another player

12.17.2014

Following Sportsbook Review's report that a Marathonbet player claimed to have his funds confiscated on the grounds that he was a professional bettor, a new account complaint has been launched by a player who has said he has been unable to withdraw 1,000 EUR from his account. SBR followed up with Marathonbet to discuss the complaint, and was advised that the user failed to pass the betting site's Know Your Customer (KYC) process. Marathonbet has been willing to discuss complaints in confidence, but would not consent to their security methods being shared as it relates to determining the authenticity of player submitted documents. SBR has advised players who maintain that their documents are legitimate to launch complaints with the Alderney Gambling Control Commission (AGCC).

$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