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05.03.2017

Futures Book odds for both the 2017 French Open and Wimbledon Men’s and Women’s Singles Championships have been up for some time both Offshore and in Las Vegas and it seems the Women’s marketplace still offers the best potential longshot bets with the Men’s half of the brackets always seeming to be won by the same four or five usual suspects. 

05.03.2017


The Cleveland Cavaliers and Houston Rockets look to go up 2-0 in their respective NBA conference semifinal series on Wednesday night. Teddy Covers & Pauly Howard break their games down as well as an in-depth look at the just-released NFL win totals for the 2017 season. Plus bad beats and more on Wednesday’s Sports BIT show.

05.02.2017

A MrRingo Sportsbook (SBR rating C) player has filed a complaint. The player has claimed that he asked for a withdrawal of €800 on March 31, which prompted MrRingo to freeze his account pending the results of an investigation. The online sports betting site then confiscated the €800 plus an additional €592 in winnings. The player denies wrongdoing. SBR is following up.

05.02.2017

Do you need help picking a Kentucky Derby winner? You’re not alone. The 2017 field is a crapshoot underneath the two or three top choices. A sportswriter at SBR Picks covers the potential betting value.

05.01.2017

Online sports bettors at SBR Forum have put on their thinking caps and are tackling the topic of how to best quantify the value of a half run on an MLB total. For example; what significance should it make for the odds given if a total is available at 8 runs instead of 8.5 runs? Get the answer at the Handicapper Think Tank section.

05.01.2017

The May 2017 monthly payout report thread has been created at SBR Forum. Users are encoruaged to share their feedback whenever they receive payment from a sports betting website. Players can also include whether or not they were charged a fee for each withdrawal and share the total fee relative to their payout.

05.01.2017

Two NBA conference semifinal series get underway on Monday night as Toronto visits Cleveland and Houston is in San Antonio. On Monday’s Sports BIT Show, Teddy Covers & Pauly Howard break those games down as well as a look back at the weekend’s NFL Draft, a historic day at the plate for the Nationals’ Anthony Rendon and more.

04.30.2017

A Topbet Sportsbook (SBR rating D-) player has claimed that it has been 21 days since his request for $2,500 and he has yet to receive any updates on the status of his withdrawal. The sports betting website had its rating lowered to D- amid a number of similar slow-pay complaints stretching back to the Super Bowl.

04.30.2017

A BetAtHome (SBR rating C-) player has claimed that he is owed €4,110. The player is adamant that he has only ever operated one account with the sports betting site, but he has been accused of violating their terms and conditions. BetAtHome has declined to discuss such cases so the player has been instructed to pursue the matter with the Malta Gaming Authority.

04.30.2017

Bitcoin is currently trading at $1,327 per coin after a wild month where the cryptocurrency shattered its all-time high at two exchanges. Sports bettors who keep part of their bankroll in bitcoin have done well whether they are holding onto bitcoin or even litecoin. Find all bitcoin accepting sports betting sites using Sportsbook Review.

04.30.2017

The Los Angeles Clippers are favored by -3.5 points in game 7 of round one of the NBA Playoffs against the Utah Jazz. The game tips off at 3:30PM ET. View all betting odds for the deciding match across the full game, quarters, and halves markets using SBR Odds, as well as head-to-head betting trends and statistics.

04.29.2017

A Flamantis player has claimed that he lost €330 in winnings after the sports betting site updated its software. Players who access Flamantis are greeted by a popup that instructs them to change their password with the reset password function per their migration to new software.

04.29.2017

LiveSports.ag has had their Curacao e-Gaming license suspended. SBR was informed by a representative for Gaming-Curacao.com that in light of recent complaints the operational license for LiveSports.ag has been revoked. Gaming Curacao indicated a full inquiry was being launched into the status of customer payouts and balances.

04.29.2017

LiveSports.ag has had their Curacao e-Gaming license suspended. SBR was informed by a representative for Gaming-Curacao.com that in light of recent complaints the operational license for LiveSports.ag has been revoked. Gaming Curacao indicated a full inquiry was being launched into the status of customer payouts and balances.

04.29.2017

LiveSports.ag has had their Curacao e-Gaming license suspended. SBR was informed by a representative for Gaming-Curacao.com that in light of recent complaints the operational license for LiveSports.ag has been revoked. Gaming Curacao indicated a full inquiry was being launched into the status of customer payouts and balances.

04.29.2017

LiveSports.ag has had their Curacao e-Gaming license suspended. SBR was informed by a representative for Gaming-Curacao.com that in light of recent complaints the operational license for LiveSports.ag has been revoked. Gaming Curacao indicated a full inquiry was being launched into the status of customer payouts and balances.

04.28.2017

An LSbet Sportsbook (SBR rating D+) player has filed a complaint. The player deposited €240 for a 50% bonus of €120. After running up his balance to over €1,500, he was asked to go through the Know Your Customer (KYC) process with the online sports betting site. He sent selfies to the book as requested but failed a Skype call quiz according to LSbet.

04.28.2017

An LSbet Sportsbook (SBR rating D+) player has filed a complaint. The player deposited €240 for a 50% bonus of €120. After running up his balance to over €1,500, he was asked to go through the Know Your Customer (KYC) process with the online sports betting site. He sent selfies to the book as requested but failed a Skype call quiz according to LSbet.

04.28.2017

An LSbet Sportsbook (SBR rating D+) player has filed a complaint. The player deposited €240 for a 50% bonus of €120. After running up his balance to over €1,500, he was asked to go through the Know Your Customer (KYC) process with the online sports betting site. He sent selfies to the book as requested but failed a Skype call quiz according to LSbet.

04.28.2017

An LSbet Sportsbook (SBR rating D+) player has filed a complaint. The player deposited €240 for a 50% bonus of €120. After running up his balance to over €1,500, he was asked to go through the Know Your Customer (KYC) process with the online sports betting site. He sent selfies to the book as requested but failed a Skype call quiz according to LSbet.

04.28.2017

Sportsbook Review's Natalie Van Rydstrom covers a common wagering complaint from players — their wagers were either outright voided or changed to a price aligned with the rest of the market. Is this practice by online sportsbooks fair? What should players do when they come across odds that seem overly generous?

04.28.2017

If the favorites win in the three NBA playoff Games 6s on Friday night, two will advance to the conference semifinals while the third would force a Game 7 on Sunday. On Friday’s Sports BIT show, Teddy Covers and Pauly Howard break that trio of games down as well as a first-round recap of the NFL Draft and perhaps what’s still to come.

04.27.2017

Bitcoin hit a high of $1,330 Wednesday at most exchanges, while Bitfinex and Poloniex continue marking up the digital currency $100 ahead of market due to USDT availability. For most sports gamblers that keep part of their bankrolls allocated in bitcoin, just about everyone has made money as the digital currency has come close to its all-time high once again.