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11.14.2014

The top sportsbooks poll for November 2014 has been running for two full weeks. Online sportsbooks 5Dimes, Heritage, and Pinnacle round out the top three. 5Dimes has received 825 points in the poll, whilst Heritage commands 570 points, and Pinnacle trails behind with 420 points. Anything can happen in the next two weeks, so be sure to cast your vote! | View Poll Standings

11.13.2014

Sportsbook Review reported on November 3rd that a Betway (SBR rating C+) player submitted a cold case dispute stemming from a 2012 confiscation of €1300. The winnings were confiscated in accordance with the controversial and since discontinued 30% rule that led to Betway downgrades and multiple newswire warnings from SBR. | Betway cold case update

11.13.2014

Sportsbook Review reported on November 3rd that a Betway (SBR rating C+) player submitted a cold case dispute stemming from a 2012 confiscation of €1300. The winnings were confiscated in accordance with the controversial and since discontinued 30% rule that led to Betway downgrades and multiple newswire warnings from SBR. | Betway cold case update

11.13.2014

Sportsbook Review reported on November 3rd that a Betway (SBR rating C+) player submitted a cold case dispute stemming from a 2012 confiscation of €1300. The winnings were confiscated in accordance with the controversial and since discontinued 30% rule that led to Betway downgrades and multiple newswire warnings from SBR. | Betway cold case update

11.13.2014

Sportsbook Review reported on November 3rd that a Betway (SBR rating C+) player submitted a cold case dispute stemming from a 2012 confiscation of €1300. The winnings were confiscated in accordance with the controversial and since discontinued 30% rule that led to Betway downgrades and multiple newswire warnings from SBR. | Betway cold case update

11.13.2014

Sportsbook Review reported that BetCity (SBR rating D) closed a player's account and seized €730 in winnings three weeks ago. The player was able to place just two wagers before his account access was revoked and balance erased. He had deposited €50 and placed two accumulator wagers, winning one and increasing his total balance to €780. | Betcity complaint

11.13.2014

Sportsbook Review reported that BetCity (SBR rating D) closed a player's account and seized €730 in winnings three weeks ago. The player was able to place just two wagers before his account access was revoked and balance erased. He had deposited €50 and placed two accumulator wagers, winning one and increasing his total balance to €780. | Betcity complaint

11.13.2014

Sportsbook Review reported that BetCity (SBR rating D) closed a player's account and seized €730 in winnings three weeks ago. The player was able to place just two wagers before his account access was revoked and balance erased. He had deposited €50 and placed two accumulator wagers, winning one and increasing his total balance to €780. | Betcity complaint

11.13.2014

Sportsbook Review reported that BetCity (SBR rating D) closed a player's account and seized €730 in winnings three weeks ago. The player was able to place just two wagers before his account access was revoked and balance erased. He had deposited €50 and placed two accumulator wagers, winning one and increasing his total balance to €780. | Betcity complaint

11.13.2014

A Gamebookers (SBR rating B-) player has submitted a complaint. The player registered for Gamebookers on November 3. His first deposit was for $250. Soon after making his deposit and doubling his balance, the player received a notification that his account was closed as Gamebookers no longer accepts registrations from Russia. | Gamebookers complaint

11.13.2014

A Gamebookers (SBR rating B-) player has submitted a complaint. The player registered for Gamebookers on November 3. His first deposit was for $250. Soon after making his deposit and doubling his balance, the player received a notification that his account was closed as Gamebookers no longer accepts registrations from Russia. | Gamebookers complaint

11.13.2014

A Gamebookers (SBR rating B-) player has submitted a complaint. The player registered for Gamebookers on November 3. His first deposit was for $250. Soon after making his deposit and doubling his balance, the player received a notification that his account was closed as Gamebookers no longer accepts registrations from Russia. | Gamebookers complaint

11.13.2014

A Gamebookers (SBR rating B-) player has submitted a complaint. The player registered for Gamebookers on November 3. His first deposit was for $250. Soon after making his deposit and doubling his balance, the player received a notification that his account was closed as Gamebookers no longer accepts registrations from Russia. | Gamebookers complaint

11.13.2014

A MyBookie.ag (SBR rating D+) player has filed an SBR complaint. The player received a partial payout through Person to Person and was scheduled to receive the remainder of his balance as a refund to the credit card he used to make his deposit. MyBookie.ag confirmed with SBR that the refund sent to the player, though the quoted time-frame has since passed. | Mybookie.ag complaint

11.13.2014

A MyBookie.ag (SBR rating D+) player has filed an SBR complaint. The player received a partial payout through Person to Person and was scheduled to receive the remainder of his balance as a refund to the credit card he used to make his deposit. MyBookie.ag confirmed with SBR that the refund sent to the player, though the quoted time-frame has since passed. | Mybookie.ag complaint

11.13.2014

A MyBookie.ag (SBR rating D+) player has filed an SBR complaint. The player received a partial payout through Person to Person and was scheduled to receive the remainder of his balance as a refund to the credit card he used to make his deposit. MyBookie.ag confirmed with SBR that the refund sent to the player, though the quoted time-frame has since passed. | Mybookie.ag complaint

11.13.2014

A MyBookie.ag (SBR rating D+) player has filed an SBR complaint. The player received a partial payout through Person to Person and was scheduled to receive the remainder of his balance as a refund to the credit card he used to make his deposit. MyBookie.ag confirmed with SBR that the refund sent to the player, though the quoted time-frame has since passed. | Mybookie.ag complaint

New Bet2Be Sportsbook payout complaint: $30,000 owed to players

11.12.2014

A Bet2Be Sportsbook (SBR rating D) player has filed a payout complaint. The player requested to be paid £825 three weeks ago. Sportsbook Review reported three weeks ago that the Isle of Man Gambling Commission was looking into over two dozen reports of slow payouts submitted by Bet2Be players. The total amount owed by Bet2Be is approximately $30,000. Bet2Be support will not discuss the reason for the payment delays with SBR; though a few players recently reported receiving payment. Players with feedback or complaints are encouraged to write to help@sportsbookreview.com.

11.11.2014

A Marathonbet Sportsbook (SBR rating B) player has claimed that he has been locked out of a betting account containing over 35,000 Russian Rubles (approximately $754). The player deposited 30,000 RUB on September 23 via Qiwi wallet. He won his first few bets before Marathonbet locked his account the same day. | Marathonbet complaint

11.11.2014

A Marathonbet Sportsbook (SBR rating B) player has claimed that he has been locked out of a betting account containing over 35,000 Russian Rubles (approximately $754). The player deposited 30,000 RUB on September 23 via Qiwi wallet. He won his first few bets before Marathonbet locked his account the same day. | Marathonbet complaint

11.11.2014

A Marathonbet Sportsbook (SBR rating B) player has claimed that he has been locked out of a betting account containing over 35,000 Russian Rubles (approximately $754). The player deposited 30,000 RUB on September 23 via Qiwi wallet. He won his first few bets before Marathonbet locked his account the same day. | Marathonbet complaint