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$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

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

12.15.2014

A Rivalo Sportsbook player has had a balance of €1200 confiscated. The player has claimed that he was fully approved to use Rivalo after passing their KYC (Know Your Customer) process, but that after requesting his first payout from the betting site his account ended up being closed. The details can be found in this Rivalo sportsbook complaint report.

12.15.2014

An LSbet Sportsbook (SBR rating C) player has filed a complaint against the betting site. The player placed an in-play wager on December 11 on Senec U9 -1. He has provided the wagering ticket to SBR. He has claimed that the wager was graded incorrectly; the bet was settled as a loss when it should be a win. | LSbet complaint details

Sportsbook bonuses guide updated

12.14.2014

The sportsbook bonuses directory at SBR lists bonus offereings from online sportsbooks rated C or higher. The bonuses are ranked in accordance to the value per play, called the "True Bonus", and are listed along with the applicable play-through requirement or rollover for each offer. Free plays and free bets plus cash bonuses are listed on the page.

Monday Night Football: Predict the score for Pizza

12.14.2014

Sportsbook Review invites readers to participate in the Predict the Score contest on Monday Night Football's New Orleans Saints and Chicago Bears football game. The final score total for each team must be correctly guessed for the $15 pizza gift card prize to be won. The pizza card will be delivered via email to the lucky winner and will be from either Pizza Hut, Papa Johns, or Dominos. | Enter a score

12.13.2014

Globalbet Sportsbook has commented on the $7,000 payout complaint reported by SBR last week. A player had claimed that he made $7,500 worth of deposits over 30 days to the online sportsbook via credit card. He made a profit of $500, but had not been paid after requesting a $7,000 payout. Globalbet has initiated refunds on all transactions. | Globalbet Complaint update

12.13.2014

Topbet Sportsbook has been upgraded to the mark of C. Players have submitted positive feedback on Topbet's aggressive and high sportsbook bonus model and customer service efficiency. There are no open player disputes against Topbet Sportsbook. SBR reported in January 2012 that Topbet came under new management. | Topbet update

MyBookie.ag payout complaint update

12.13.2014

Sportsbook Review reported one month ago on a MyBookie.ag payout complaint. A player claimed that his deposit was refunded and he was told he was being sent his winnings through an alternate payout method as the sportsbook identified him as a problem customer. SBR learned from management that the risk department opted to cut ties with the player but that the balance accumulated would be honored. However, as part of the deposit had to be refunded through a third-party processor, a time-frame of 12 to 16 business days was enforced. The player was informed that his refund was processed and sent the remainder of his balance. Sportsbook Review considers the matter resolved. Players with feedback on MyBookie.ag - a new online sportsbook which took its first deposit August 2014 and was initiated with a D+ rating - should write to help@sportsbookreview.com.

12.12.2014

Sportsbook Review has spoken with Dashbet concerning a recent batch of payout complaints reported by users. In one of the complaints, reported by SBR on November 24, a player claimed to be owed €1000 since November 17. The player has since received his funds. A second player has also been paid. | Dashbet update

12.12.2014

Sportsbook Review reported Thursday of an AllStarBet player who had been owed €501.33 since October 20. The player passed AllStarBet's KYC procedure and was not sure what to do next. Sportsbook Review contacted AllStarBet concerning the player's complaint via their online form, but did not hear back. | AllStarBet case update

12.12.2014

A Noxwin Sportsbook (SBR rating D+) player has filed a complaint with Sportsbook Review against the betting site. The player has stated that his account was suspended and that he has an $862 balance. He was in the middle of clearing his sportsbook bonus rollover obligation prior to his access being revoked by Noxwin. | Noxwin complaint filed

12.11.2014

A GoBetGo player has reported receiving a sarcastically worded email informing him that his account was being closed and €2,500 balance confiscated. The player has maintained that he did nothing unusual, made straight bet wagers, did not bet erroneous lines or otherwise do anything to merit the funds forfeiture. | GoBetGo complaint

12.11.2014

A Netbet Sportsbook (SBR rating C) player has filed a complaint with SBR. The player deposited €100 via Neteller. He wagered his whole balance on a soccer match priced at 2.65 (returning €165 in profit) before suddenly having his account closed. His account was frozen so that the KYC process could be conducted, though two months have passed with no update. | Netbet complaint

12.10.2014

Sportsbook Review occasionally publishes updates on major cash prize contests or community events and references the SBR Store, betpoints, and other terms which may be unfamiliar to casual readers. So, what are betpoints and what do they do? This article lists everything you need to know about the virtual loyalty points enjoyed by thousands of SBR users. | SBR Betpoints explained

NFL Super Bowl Prop Betting Futures

12.10.2014

Sports bettors interested in wagering the 2014-15 NFL Super Bowl may wish to bookmark the Super Bowl Betting futures page at SBR. The page will contain all relevant NFL prop bets for the big game, and presently lists futures betting markets such as the outright winner and conference win markets. As of this publication, the Denver Broncos, New England Patriots, and Green Bay Packers are the shortest priced teams, meaning the return bettors receive on a risk amount of $1 or more is less than the other 29 teams available for wagering.

12.10.2014

An LSbet Sportsbook player has filed a complaint against the betting site with SBR. The player deposited £80 this Monday, intending to wager the Southampton vs. Manchester United soccer match. He attempted to wager his whole deposit but was limited to a maximum stake of £45. He wagered the allowed £45 and asked to be paid the other £35. | LSbet complaint