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01.05.2015

An Easystreet Sports (SBR rating D) player has filed a payout complaint against the betting site with SBR. The player has received a few payouts for $600 from the sportsbook, though each request took approximately two weeks and were not processed within a day like the website advertises. Players with feedback should write to help@sportsbookreview.com. |  Easystreet complaint

01.01.2015

LSbet Sportsbook has addressed two recent player complaints where users claimed that their funds were confiscated. The players, unrelated, told similar stories of signing up, depositing, and profiting before eventually the axe fell down from the risk management department of LSbet Sportsbook and balances were seized. | LSbet complaints

12.30.2014

SBR reported yesterday that a Netbet Sportsbook (SBR rating C-) player claimed that his account was deleted. He said that shortly after making his €100 deposit that the online sportsbook erased his account without word. Sportsbook Review has since spoken with Netbet support concerning the complaint and has a new set of facts. | Netbet complaint

Oddsmaker player owed $995, no response from blacklisted site

12.30.2014

Sportsbook Review reported Monday than an Oddsmaker Sportsbook (SBR rating F) player filed a payout complaint. The player stated that upon making his first ever withdrawal from the betting site, he ran into difficulty and he believes the sportsbook will not pay him. He has confirmed that the payout request is for $995. Oddsmaker has yet to provide comment on the complaint. Oddsmaker has confiscated more than $250,000 from winning players to date. Oddsmaker players in need of assistance should submit a sportsbook dispute form.

NCAA Bowl Contest: $10,000 up for grabs, Beats by Ray in front

12.30.2014

The drama has been scintillating in the $10,000 NCAA Bowl contest taking place at the Sportsbook Review posting forum. After 10 days of collegiate play, team "Beats by Ray" sits atop the field with a score of 21 after 11 picks. Beats by Ray - comprised of forum members Ra77er and secretstash - have hit all five of their 2-star plays. | Contest standings

InstantActionSports payment plan stalled: Day 50 for one player

12.30.2014

An InstantActionSports (SBR rating D+) player has claimed that it has been 50 days since he last received a partial payout from the betting site. The player profited nearly $8,000 with BetIAS prior to the slow-pay beginning in July of 2014. SBR has reported that InstantActionSports has been unable to process player payouts through eWallet or methods other than Person to Person. Players in need of assistance should write to mail@sportsbookreview.com.

12.29.2014

A Triobet Sportsbook player has filed a complaint with SBR against the betting site. The dispute is centered around the player having his sports picks limited to $3 after accepting a cash bonus. More often than not, the enforcement of wagering limit reduction is less than ideal as players are left trying to meet an exceedingly high number of bets to fulfill the requirements. | Triobet complaint

Oddsmaker Sportsbook player writes in after reading SBR report

12.29.2014

An Oddsmaker Sportsbook (SBR rating F) player has filed a complaint with SBR. The player has claimed he has run into difficulty attempting to make a cash withdrawal from the blacklisted online sportsbook. He has stated that he has provided all necessary credit card documentation but Oddsmaker is stalling his payout and he believes he will not be paid. The player read the horror stories experienced by other Oddsmaker Sportsbook players before filing his complaint.

SBR reported last week that Oddsmaker has confiscated more than $250,000 from winning players. This sum reflects the complaints filed by SBR readers.

Oddsmaker player: "I have been trying to make a withdrawal, my first withdrawal in months. I have sent their form and proper credit card information to them 4 times and they still will not pay me, I am not surprised they want me to continue to wager and they hope I lose what I am asking for."

Sunday Night Football: Win a Gift Card

12.27.2014

Sportsbook Review is running a Predict the Score contest on Sunday Night Football's Cincinnati Bengals and Pittsburgh Steelers game. Sports bettors that will be betting plays on the NFL tilt are welcomed to play. The final score total for each team must be exactlypredicted for a $15 pizza gift card prize to be won. The card will be sent via email to the winner and will be from either Papa Johns, Pizza Hut, or Dominos. | Enter a score

12.26.2014

A Dashbet Sportsbook player has filed a complaint against the betting site with SBR. The player is owed €6,200 and has become concerned that he will not be paid after a friend has encountered similar delays receiving his funds. Sportsbook Review recently reported three Dashbet complaint updates.  View the latest Dashbet complaint.

Sportsbook Bonuses chart updated

12.24.2014

The best sportsbook bonuses grid has been updated. The bonus guide lists free bet and cash bonuses. The bonuses listed on the page are ordered by what's considered the true value - funds that are wagered with the bonus toward rollover. The lower the amount of rollover and higher the bonus, the better value for the player, which is what SBR has coined the "true bonus".

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

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).