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5Dimes Sportsbook leads Posters Poll with 2 hours remaining

05.14.2014

5Dimes Sportsbook (SBR rating A+) has a giant lead in this quarter's SBR Forum Top Posters Poll. It looks as if victory is in the bag as they sit atop the Posters Poll comfortably with 126 points. Pinnacle (SBR rating A+), Heritage (SBR rating A), Bookmaker (SBR rating A+), and Bet365 (SBR rating A) round out the top five. SBR will update as soon as the poll results become official, and thanks users for once again turning up and letting their voices be heard.

05.13.2014

UFC 173 is the next Pay-Per-View event in the sport of mixed martial arts. Daniel Cormier is a big favourite against Dan Henderson in the co-main event. At the time of this publication, 5Dimes Sportsbook (SBR rating A+) has installed Cormier at -1200 (a $1200 wager returns $100 in profit). Sportsbook Review has launched a UFC 173 Betting Odds & Props directory.

Ladbrokes Sportsbook adds new cashier technology

05.12.2014

Ladbrokes Sportsbook (SBR rating A) has launched what has been described as a suite new payment technologies. The technologies, offered through payment provider SafeCharge feature single click deposits, enhanced data security and PCI compliance. SBR last reported on Ladbrokes on 30 March 2014 following their redirecting of their Spanish facing business to Sportium.es.

Voting for top online sportsbook ends soon

05.11.2014

The top online sportsbook poll concludes end of day Wednesday, May 14. 5Dimes Sportsbook (SBR rating A+) currently has over a 50 point lead on Pinnacle Sportsbook (SBR rating A+) and Heritage Sports (SBR rating A) for the top spot.

05.10.2014

UFC Fight Night 40 takes place tonight from the US Bank Arena in Cincinnati, Ohio. The headline event features Matt Brown vs. Erick Silva. Sportsbook Review has published a UFC Prop Betting directory for the card which features the industry's top online sportsbooks and the best available market prices. Continue reading this article to find out more.

05.09.2014

Today's iGaming video covers Interactive gaming software provider GTech's signing of a 10-year contract to provide lotto systems and services in Belgium. The contract details that GTech will provide both mobile as well as handheld terminals, self-ticket devices and other machines. GTech will also be responsible with providing recurring services such as maintenance and operations on the Enterprise Series central system.

05.07.2014

Online sportsbook accounts are no different than your Yahoo or online banking accounts. In an age where computer exploits, Heartbleed bugs, and other cyber attacks are plentiful, take the steps listed in the following article to make sure that your bankroll is as safe as can be at all possible times.

05.06.2014

UFC Fight Night 40 takes place Saturday May 10 at the US Bank Arena in Cincinnati, Ohio. Betting odds for all 13 matches have already been published in the UFC Fight Night 40 betting directory at SBR. This article explains how to optimally use the page as a tool and ensure you lock in the best available price for your UFC wagers.

05.05.2014

See 2015 NFL Draft Prop Bets by Sportsbook

NFL 2014 may be four months away but it is never too early to start wagering on pigskins. The 2014 NFL draft takes place this Thursday May 8 and online sportsbooks have served up NFL draft props. Sportsbook Review.com takes a look at some of the most popular draft proposition markets in this article, as well as highlights the importance of line shopping.

05.04.2014

Tennis betting is a tricky discipline. Sports bettors looking to get a step ahead and capitalise on the upcoming 2014 French Open should read this article. The top 5 sportsbooks for wagering the French Open are listed. This article includes recommendations on where to wager factoring in prospective bets on the mens and womens tournament at Roland Garros.

05.02.2014

Floyd Mayweather vs. Marcos Maidana is a day and change away. The PPV boxing event broadcast from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas is attracting every one from A-list celebrities to online sportsbooks looking to entice players with betting value for the marquee event. Sportsbook Review breaks down some of the most popular boxing odds markets in this article.

Top Online Sportsbook poll: Two weeks remain

05.01.2014

Sportsbook Review asks users to let their voices be heard and cast a vote for the top online sportsbooks. This quarter's top online sportsbook poll is running at SBR Forum. Currently, Pinnacle Sportsbook (SBR rating A+) leads the poll with the most first place votes by users. The poll runs for the next two weeks. More details can be found at SBR Forum.

GoalWin Sportsbook payout dispute pending

04.30.2014

A GoalWin Sportsbook (unrated) player has submitted a payout complaint. The player has reported to SBR that he initiated a €550 payout request from GoalWin Sportsbook on 16 April 2014. He was notified by the payout department that the transaction was scheduled for processing; although the funds were not forthcoming. At this point, the player sent a follow-up email to GoalWin Sportsbook regarding the status of the payout. GoalWin apologized for the delay but provided no additional information to the user on when he could expect to receive payment. Sportsbook Review reached out to GoalWin for comment on the matter.

04.28.2014

Sportsbook Review has learned that following new regulations, Playtech will restrict both new and existing customers from Belgium effective 29 April 2014. Belgium based users will no longer be able to register with any Playtech online sportsbook or casino product. While popular british Bookmaker William Hill no longer allowed new Belgium players as of last year, existing Belgium users must withdraw their funds.

04.27.2014

Sportsbook Review.com provides an SBR iGaming News video update. In today's show, Canbet Sportsbook and the $1 million+ owed to players is reported on; Canbet Sportsbook players continue to write in that they haven't been paid following the unexpected collapse of the long-standing online sportsbook. An update is also provided on Dimeline Sportsbook.

04.26.2014

The UFC 172 Pay-Per-View card is just hours away. If you're planning on ponying up the $50+ PPV fee and betting on the event, give yourself a running chance to make that money back by checking out Sportsbook Review's Jones vs. Teixeira sportsbook comparison page. The comprehensive page is constantly being updated with all of the latest UFC 172 betting props.

04.25.2014

The 2014-15 NFL schedule has officially been released and NFL futures odds on the Super Bowl as well as on each conference are already available on the SBR Super Bowl Prop Betting Directory with those dynamic odds updating instantly. Soon, major sportsbooks such as Pinnacle Sports, 5Dimes and Bovada will be posting NFL regular season win totals, and we are here to give you a head start with our win projections for every single NFL team!

5dimes.com back online after outage

04.25.2014
Update: 5Dimes Sportsbook is back online. 5dimes.com tells SBR that their online sportsbook will be down until early morning tomorrow, Friday. The sportsbook cites an issue keeping the website from accessing information in the database. It is being repaired at the datacenter. Players can call 866-924-3772 for wagering.

5Dimes leads Top Online Sportsbook poll

04.22.2014

The top online sportsbook poll is currently running. SBR users are asked to cast their vote for their top five online sportsbooks. The poll runs another three weeks. Currently, 5Dimes Sportsbook (SBR rating A+) is in first place in the poll. Cast your vote!

04.20.2014

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was among those who expected online gambling in the Garden State to bring in hundreds of millions in annual revenue. Since its implementation late last year, New Jersey iGaming has been off to a much more tepid start than anticipated. NJ has raked in just $27 million by the end of February 14, much less than what the State was hoping for.

SBR World Poker Cup: Represent your country!

04.19.2014

The SBR World Poker Cup begins Monday, April 21. This year's event gives away more than 1 million during the course of tournament play. Users will be divided into different groups automatically based on the region they hail from. USA, the Confederates, Canada, and World are among the regions tasked with going to poker war. More details can be found at SBR Forum.

04.18.2014

Three weeks into the 2014 MLB Season and there has already been some significant line movement on MLB betting futures odds. The latest MLB futures can be found at the Sportsbook Review MLB Betting Directory, where futures market odds including the World Series Winner update in real time. This article breaks down the current best value offered for wagering MLB teams.

04.17.2014

Sportsbook Review.com reported on January 13 that Alliance Sportsbook (SBR rating D+) closed with $80,000 in player balances pending. At the time of closure, one of the two Alliance partners wrote SBR that there were no current bidders to acquire the sportsbook and continue its business. Alliance claimed players would be paid their final balances in 45 to 60 days.