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03.03.2014

Two Winner.com (SBR rating B-) users have filed bonus complaints with SBR. Each of the players detail registering to take advantage of different bonus programs, both centering around redeeming a £25 free bet. After meeting the outlined requirements, Winner.com declined to credit either user with the free bet by citing their right to refuse bonusing any account.

03.03.2014

Two Winner.com (SBR rating B-) users have filed bonus complaints with SBR. Each of the players detail registering to take advantage of different bonus programs, both centering around redeeming a £25 free bet. After meeting the outlined requirements, Winner.com declined to credit either user with the free bet by citing their right to refuse bonusing any account.

03.03.2014

Two Winner.com (SBR rating B-) users have filed bonus complaints with SBR. Each of the players detail registering to take advantage of different bonus programs, both centering around redeeming a £25 free bet. After meeting the outlined requirements, Winner.com declined to credit either user with the free bet by citing their right to refuse bonusing any account.

03.03.2014

Two Winner.com (SBR rating B-) users have filed bonus complaints with SBR. Each of the players detail registering to take advantage of different bonus programs, both centering around redeeming a £25 free bet. After meeting the outlined requirements, Winner.com declined to credit either user with the free bet by citing their right to refuse bonusing any account.

03.02.2014

The 2014 SBR Forum NCAA Brackets Contest is now open for registration. This year's March Madness contest gives away 100,000 points as well as $600 toward SBR Bash travel voucher. Players from all countries are welcomed to participate. Visit SBR Forum for details on how you can join the action. Points prizes can be redeemed from SBR Store.

02.28.2014

If you're looking to make a wager on the NHL Stanley Cup winner, look no further than 5Dimes Sportsbook (SBR rating A+). 5Dimes offers the all around best prices on average for a return on a $100 wager. This article gives specific examples of the benefit with choosing a sportsbook with clear pricing advantages, as well as weighing the price-point against bonuses offered.

02.28.2014

If you're looking to make a wager on the NHL Stanley Cup winner, look no further than 5Dimes Sportsbook (SBR rating A+). 5Dimes offers the all around best prices on average for a return on a $100 wager. This article gives specific examples of the benefit with choosing a sportsbook with clear pricing advantages, as well as weighing the price-point against bonuses offered.

02.28.2014

If you're looking to make a wager on the NHL Stanley Cup winner, look no further than 5Dimes Sportsbook (SBR rating A+). 5Dimes offers the all around best prices on average for a return on a $100 wager. This article gives specific examples of the benefit with choosing a sportsbook with clear pricing advantages, as well as weighing the price-point against bonuses offered.

02.28.2014

If you're looking to make a wager on the NHL Stanley Cup winner, look no further than 5Dimes Sportsbook (SBR rating A+). 5Dimes offers the all around best prices on average for a return on a $100 wager. This article gives specific examples of the benefit with choosing a sportsbook with clear pricing advantages, as well as weighing the price-point against bonuses offered.

Bitcoin sportsbook news, SBR iGaming Video update

02.28.2014

In today's SBR iGaming News video update, host Natalie gives an update on yesterday's report of bitcoin sportsbook BitBook.biz being recipient of a continued distribute denial of service (DDoS) attack. BitBook.biz has since come back online after the all-day and night outage. Tune in to watch the rest of the stories and make sure to follow SBR on Twitter.

Bitcoin sportsbook BitBook.biz suffering DDoS attack

02.27.2014

Bitcoin Sportsbook BitBook.biz has been off-line for most of the day due to a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack. BitBook.biz acknowledged the attack on popular bitcoin discussion forum Bitcointalk.org. SBR users are also discussing the outage in the Players Talk section of the SBR posting Forum.

02.25.2014

Bet365 Sportsbook (SBR rating A+) is continuing to invest in their state of the art in-play betting system, offering players incredibly convenient wagering options. Think of Bet365 like a traditional sportsbook on steroids: navigating Bet365 for a gambler is much akin to having a sweet tooth in a candy shop. Bet365 is now rated A+ by SBR.

02.25.2014

Bet365 Sportsbook (SBR rating A+) is continuing to invest in their state of the art in-play betting system, offering players incredibly convenient wagering options. Think of Bet365 like a traditional sportsbook on steroids: navigating Bet365 for a gambler is much akin to having a sweet tooth in a candy shop. Bet365 is now rated A+ by SBR.

02.25.2014

Bet365 Sportsbook (SBR rating A+) is continuing to invest in their state of the art in-play betting system, offering players incredibly convenient wagering options. Think of Bet365 like a traditional sportsbook on steroids: navigating Bet365 for a gambler is much akin to having a sweet tooth in a candy shop. Bet365 is now rated A+ by SBR.

02.25.2014

Bet365 Sportsbook (SBR rating A+) is continuing to invest in their state of the art in-play betting system, offering players incredibly convenient wagering options. Think of Bet365 like a traditional sportsbook on steroids: navigating Bet365 for a gambler is much akin to having a sweet tooth in a candy shop. Bet365 is now rated A+ by SBR.

02.24.2014

BetWay Sportsbook (SBR rating C-) has resolved an old bonus dispute. As SBR reported last week, a player sought SBR assistance to recoup €100 in winnings which were confiscated during the period of time that BetWay enforced a controversial "30%" rule that drew many complaints from their customers. BetWay has credited the winnings.

02.24.2014

BetWay Sportsbook (SBR rating C-) has resolved an old bonus dispute. As SBR reported last week, a player sought SBR assistance to recoup €100 in winnings which were confiscated during the period of time that BetWay enforced a controversial "30%" rule that drew many complaints from their customers. BetWay has credited the winnings.

02.24.2014

BetWay Sportsbook (SBR rating C-) has resolved an old bonus dispute. As SBR reported last week, a player sought SBR assistance to recoup €100 in winnings which were confiscated during the period of time that BetWay enforced a controversial "30%" rule that drew many complaints from their customers. BetWay has credited the winnings.

02.24.2014

BetWay Sportsbook (SBR rating C-) has resolved an old bonus dispute. As SBR reported last week, a player sought SBR assistance to recoup €100 in winnings which were confiscated during the period of time that BetWay enforced a controversial "30%" rule that drew many complaints from their customers. BetWay has credited the winnings.

02.22.2014

Undefeated womens UFC champion "Rowdy" Ronda Rousey is set to take on Sara McMann. UFC 170 will be broadcast live on Pay-Per-View from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Online sportsbook 5Dimes (SBR rating A+) is offering the most competitive betting odds for the 135lb tilt. View the SBR UFC 170 Bet Listings.

02.22.2014

Undefeated womens UFC champion "Rowdy" Ronda Rousey is set to take on Sara McMann. UFC 170 will be broadcast live on Pay-Per-View from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Online sportsbook 5Dimes (SBR rating A+) is offering the most competitive betting odds for the 135lb tilt. View the SBR UFC 170 Bet Listings.

02.22.2014

Undefeated womens UFC champion "Rowdy" Ronda Rousey is set to take on Sara McMann. UFC 170 will be broadcast live on Pay-Per-View from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Online sportsbook 5Dimes (SBR rating A+) is offering the most competitive betting odds for the 135lb tilt. View the SBR UFC 170 Bet Listings.

02.22.2014

Undefeated womens UFC champion "Rowdy" Ronda Rousey is set to take on Sara McMann. UFC 170 will be broadcast live on Pay-Per-View from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Online sportsbook 5Dimes (SBR rating A+) is offering the most competitive betting odds for the 135lb tilt. View the SBR UFC 170 Bet Listings.

02.21.2014

Sportsbooks licensed by the UK Gambling Commission have long been shielded from much of the public distrust toward online bookmakers. These organizations billed themselves as operating in rock-solid jurisdictions, or as Canbet Sportsbook put it on their website, the "strictest and most regulated wagering environment".

02.21.2014

Globet Sportsbook (SBR rating D-) has been off-line since 18 February 2014. SBR investigators discovered that Globet Sportsbook changed their office address on file with the UK Government which posted officially as of 18 February 2014. The office address change could signal the company downsizing; Globet has been slow-paying customers for quite some time.