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NFL Monday Night Football Contest: Win a Pizza Gift card

10.12.2014

Sportsbook Review encourages readers to take part in the "Predict the Score for Pizza" Monday Night Football contest. Users must predict the exact final score outcome of Monday night's San Francisco 49ers vs. St. Louis Rams game; with the exactly correct total for each team. The winning user will be sent their choice of a $15 pizza eGift card from Papa Johns, Dominos, or Pizza Hut.

10.11.2014

A SportsbettingOnline (SBR rating D+) player has filed a payout complaint. The player has claimed to have three $500 requests pending through processing methods SBR has agreed not to publish on the news feed as a courtesy to other operators. The funds have been debited from the player's account, and for going on two weeks he has not received an update. | SportsbettingOnline report

10.11.2014

A SportsbettingOnline (SBR rating D+) player has filed a payout complaint. The player has claimed to have three $500 requests pending through processing methods SBR has agreed not to publish on the news feed as a courtesy to other operators. The funds have been debited from the player's account, and for going on two weeks he has not received an update. | SportsbettingOnline report

10.11.2014

A SportsbettingOnline (SBR rating D+) player has filed a payout complaint. The player has claimed to have three $500 requests pending through processing methods SBR has agreed not to publish on the news feed as a courtesy to other operators. The funds have been debited from the player's account, and for going on two weeks he has not received an update. | SportsbettingOnline report

10.11.2014

A SportsbettingOnline (SBR rating D+) player has filed a payout complaint. The player has claimed to have three $500 requests pending through processing methods SBR has agreed not to publish on the news feed as a courtesy to other operators. The funds have been debited from the player's account, and for going on two weeks he has not received an update. | SportsbettingOnline report

EasyStreet Sports player has payout pending

10.11.2014

An Easystreet Sports (SBR rating D) player has filed a payout complaint. The player states that he asked to be paid by Person to Person two weeks ago and the funds have yet to be deducted from his account. The betting site advertises same-day payouts through this cashier method. The player states that he was told there are processing issues that are causing his payout, which is less than $1,000, to be delayed. Easystreet's name became tarnished in the infamous casino confiscation case where $46,000 was taken from a player's account who had profited from playing Jacks or Better in their online casino. Since then, Easystreet has shortened their name to "EZ Street", seemingly to bypass the elephant like memory of search engines. EasyStreet was downgraded to D after their handling of the casino case and has not spoken with SBR on player complaints since. Players with feedback are asked to write to mail@sportsbookreview.com.

10.10.2014

In today's sportsbook news industry video broadcast, newswoman Natalie covers the latest player complaints to surface in the SBR newswire, including a dispute against Enterbet Sportsbook - a shop that has been plagued with issues throughout its history. | Video report

10.09.2014

There are hundreds of betting sites all over the internet. Operators around the globe have a common goal — Attract new business and grow their brand. But with so many sportsbooks and casinos to choose from, how do players distinguish the legit companies from the outright scams? These five tips can make the difference between a healthy bankroll and one flushed down the drain. | Read the Tips

10.09.2014

An Enterbet Sportsbook (SBR rating D-) player has submitted a complaint. The player has claimed that the betting site has owed him $600 since June of 2014, and is now refusing payment on the grounds that there are discrepancies with his play in the casino. He has claimed that Enterbet has not provided an explanation on what the discrepancies are. | Enterbet report

10.09.2014

An Enterbet Sportsbook (SBR rating D-) player has submitted a complaint. The player has claimed that the betting site has owed him $600 since June of 2014, and is now refusing payment on the grounds that there are discrepancies with his play in the casino. He has claimed that Enterbet has not provided an explanation on what the discrepancies are. | Enterbet report

10.09.2014

An Enterbet Sportsbook (SBR rating D-) player has submitted a complaint. The player has claimed that the betting site has owed him $600 since June of 2014, and is now refusing payment on the grounds that there are discrepancies with his play in the casino. He has claimed that Enterbet has not provided an explanation on what the discrepancies are. | Enterbet report

10.09.2014

An Enterbet Sportsbook (SBR rating D-) player has submitted a complaint. The player has claimed that the betting site has owed him $600 since June of 2014, and is now refusing payment on the grounds that there are discrepancies with his play in the casino. He has claimed that Enterbet has not provided an explanation on what the discrepancies are. | Enterbet report

Betsafe Sportsbook bonus complaint: Player limited to 1 PLN

10.09.2014

A Betsafe player (SBR rating C-) has submitted a sportsbook complaint. The player states that he deposited 750 PLN (approximately $225) to his account and received a 25% bonus from the betting site. His wager limits were quickly reduced to a maximum of 1 PLN; this revised limit make it impossible for him to clear through his play-through requirement. Additionally, his rollover obligation is time based. Betsafe has yet to waive the rollover and prorate the bonus, which is the industry standard way of resolving such a complaint if restoring the player's limits is not an option. Sportsbook Review reported this week on why betting sites lower wagering limits and how this can be avoided.

10.08.2014

A Sportsbook Review reader commented on a tweet released by Nitrogen Sports (SBR rating B) concerning their entry into the sportsbook ratings guide. The user commented: "Love your book, but it seems crazy to use bitcoin with its value dropping so fast". Bitcoin has dropped to as low as $325 per coin this week. | View report

InstantActionSports slow-pay complaint #3 received

10.08.2014

A new slow-pay complaint has been received from an InstantActionSports (SBR rating D+) player. The user requested a withdrawal of $1,000 approximately two months ago, and has yet to receive this payout. He has claimed that the betting sites customer service has acknowledged the delays without providing a meaningful update on when his payout would be processed. Sportsbook Review reported this week on an update involving two InstantActionSports payout complaints. In each case, InstantActionSports stated that the players could be paid smaller denominations through multiple Person to Person transactions as there were banking delays with both Skrill and direct transfer. Sportsbook Review has followed up with InstantActionSports concerning this latest slow-pay complaint.

NBA Futures Betting markets page updated

10.07.2014

The NBA Futures bets directory has been updated with recently released wagering markets, including regular season win totals, NBA MVP, and Rookie of Year bets. The page also includes grids which update in real-time for NBA bets such as outright 2014-15 champion, conference, and division winners.

Question from SBR mailbag: Diamondsb.com

10.07.2014

A Sportsbook Review reader has written in with a question concerning Diamondsb.com: The reader asked if this shop was in any way related to A+ related BetDSI Sportsbook. Diamondsb.com is a PPH skin that is on the same network as Bet2win.ag. The site is hosted in San Jose, Costa Rica, and uses Digital Gaming Solutions (DGS) software. The shop primarily serves non post-up related clients, and is not connected with other established online betting sites. Players looking to deposit funds are advised to stick with established brands.

10.06.2014

A Youwin (SBR rating C+) player has submitted a complaint with SBR against the betting site. He originally joined Youwin with the intention of playing on their poker network: Youwin is part of the Merge poker network, and is the only betting site to allow players from Costa Rica to access the poker network, he claims. He has $1,500 he has been unable to withdraw. | Youwin complaint

10.06.2014

A Youwin (SBR rating C+) player has submitted a complaint with SBR against the betting site. He originally joined Youwin with the intention of playing on their poker network: Youwin is part of the Merge poker network, and is the only betting site to allow players from Costa Rica to access the poker network, he claims. He has $1,500 he has been unable to withdraw. | Youwin complaint

10.06.2014

A Youwin (SBR rating C+) player has submitted a complaint with SBR against the betting site. He originally joined Youwin with the intention of playing on their poker network: Youwin is part of the Merge poker network, and is the only betting site to allow players from Costa Rica to access the poker network, he claims. He has $1,500 he has been unable to withdraw. | Youwin complaint

10.06.2014

A Youwin (SBR rating C+) player has submitted a complaint with SBR against the betting site. He originally joined Youwin with the intention of playing on their poker network: Youwin is part of the Merge poker network, and is the only betting site to allow players from Costa Rica to access the poker network, he claims. He has $1,500 he has been unable to withdraw. | Youwin complaint

10.06.2014

UPDATE 10/20/2014: The player has reported payment.
Betway (SBR rating C+) has commented on the dispute originally reported by SBR September 28. In that dispute, a player claimed that $833 in winnings were confiscated after the sportsbook believed he signed up from a country that was not permitted to operate an account. He maintains that he made a mistake signing up but that he was in compliance with Betway terms. | Betway complaint

10.06.2014

UPDATE 10/20/2014: The player has reported payment.
Betway (SBR rating C+) has commented on the dispute originally reported by SBR September 28. In that dispute, a player claimed that $833 in winnings were confiscated after the sportsbook believed he signed up from a country that was not permitted to operate an account. He maintains that he made a mistake signing up but that he was in compliance with Betway terms. | Betway complaint

10.06.2014

UPDATE 10/20/2014: The player has reported payment.
Betway (SBR rating C+) has commented on the dispute originally reported by SBR September 28. In that dispute, a player claimed that $833 in winnings were confiscated after the sportsbook believed he signed up from a country that was not permitted to operate an account. He maintains that he made a mistake signing up but that he was in compliance with Betway terms. | Betway complaint