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08.19.2013
BetWay Sportsbook (SBR rating D) has agreed to revisit all sportsbook cold cases. A controversial old "30%" rule which was since discontinued per SBR's recommendation enabled the sportsbook to confiscate player winnings if any of the bettor's wagers exceeded 30% of their bonus. One such player has written in to SBR.

08.19.2013
BetWay Sportsbook (SBR rating D) has agreed to revisit all sportsbook cold cases. A controversial old "30%" rule which was since discontinued per SBR's recommendation enabled the sportsbook to confiscate player winnings if any of the bettor's wagers exceeded 30% of their bonus. One such player has written in to SBR.

08.19.2013
BetWay Sportsbook (SBR rating D) has agreed to revisit all sportsbook cold cases. A controversial old "30%" rule which was since discontinued per SBR's recommendation enabled the sportsbook to confiscate player winnings if any of the bettor's wagers exceeded 30% of their bonus. One such player has written in to SBR.

08.19.2013
BetWay Sportsbook (SBR rating D) has agreed to revisit all sportsbook cold cases. A controversial old "30%" rule which was since discontinued per SBR's recommendation enabled the sportsbook to confiscate player winnings if any of the bettor's wagers exceeded 30% of their bonus. One such player has written in to SBR.

08.18.2013
The UK Government plans to impose a 15% tax on betting companies that cater to UK clients but base their headquarters in countries known to be tax havens. From December 2014 onward gambling operators will be subject to taxation based on where their users are located, not in fact where their operations are rooted.

08.18.2013
The UK Government plans to impose a 15% tax on betting companies that cater to UK clients but base their headquarters in countries known to be tax havens. From December 2014 onward gambling operators will be subject to taxation based on where their users are located, not in fact where their operations are rooted.

08.18.2013
The UK Government plans to impose a 15% tax on betting companies that cater to UK clients but base their headquarters in countries known to be tax havens. From December 2014 onward gambling operators will be subject to taxation based on where their users are located, not in fact where their operations are rooted.

08.18.2013
The UK Government plans to impose a 15% tax on betting companies that cater to UK clients but base their headquarters in countries known to be tax havens. From December 2014 onward gambling operators will be subject to taxation based on where their users are located, not in fact where their operations are rooted.

08.17.2013

SBRforum has launched its free annual football handicapping contest, Beat The Prick 9. This year's contest gives away a staggering $15,500 in prizes, an iPad, SBR shirts, and a healthy 75,000 points per week. The contest centers around "The Prick", a professional handicapper that makes NFL and NCAAF picks against the spread each week

08.16.2013
Floyd Mayweather vs Canelo Alvarez is less than one month away. The super-fight is expected to shatter the PPV buys record set by Mayweather vs De La Hoya in 2007, especially with the addition of Danny Garcia vs Lucas Matthysse as the co-feature bout. Sportsbook Review.com has assembled a list of the most competitive boxing betting odds on the match. | Read more

08.15.2013
British bookmaker William Hill (SBR rating A) is pulling out of China. As of August 19, all residents of China will have their accounts suspended. After this date, the players will be unable to use their accounts to access the sportsbook or any of the gaming rooms. Players will be able to request payment as normal through the "My Account" cashier.

08.15.2013
British bookmaker William Hill (SBR rating A) is pulling out of China. As of August 19, all residents of China will have their accounts suspended. After this date, the players will be unable to use their accounts to access the sportsbook or any of the gaming rooms. Players will be able to request payment as normal through the "My Account" cashier.

08.15.2013
British bookmaker William Hill (SBR rating A) is pulling out of China. As of August 19, all residents of China will have their accounts suspended. After this date, the players will be unable to use their accounts to access the sportsbook or any of the gaming rooms. Players will be able to request payment as normal through the "My Account" cashier.

08.15.2013
British bookmaker William Hill (SBR rating A) is pulling out of China. As of August 19, all residents of China will have their accounts suspended. After this date, the players will be unable to use their accounts to access the sportsbook or any of the gaming rooms. Players will be able to request payment as normal through the "My Account" cashier.

08.14.2013
A Dimeline Sportsbook (SBR rating D-) player has reported being owed $1,100 since June 8th. Dimeline has provided no firm updates on his payment status. Interestingly, the player has reported that despite making his transaction using plastic, he was not asked to submit documentation. SBR is following up on the sportsbook complaint.

08.14.2013
A Dimeline Sportsbook (SBR rating D-) player has reported being owed $1,100 since June 8th. Dimeline has provided no firm updates on his payment status. Interestingly, the player has reported that despite making his transaction using plastic, he was not asked to submit documentation. SBR is following up on the sportsbook complaint.

08.14.2013
A Dimeline Sportsbook (SBR rating D-) player has reported being owed $1,100 since June 8th. Dimeline has provided no firm updates on his payment status. Interestingly, the player has reported that despite making his transaction using plastic, he was not asked to submit documentation. SBR is following up on the sportsbook complaint.

08.14.2013
A Dimeline Sportsbook (SBR rating D-) player has reported being owed $1,100 since June 8th. Dimeline has provided no firm updates on his payment status. Interestingly, the player has reported that despite making his transaction using plastic, he was not asked to submit documentation. SBR is following up on the sportsbook complaint.

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08.13.2013
Sportsbook Review.com has released an SBR Industry News video update for August 13, 2013. Today's show focuses on a recent SBR report naming the top five sportsbooks to avoid headed into the upcoming NFL and College Football seasons. Players in need of sportsbook assistance should submit an SBR complaint. | Read more

08.12.2013
Irish gaming operator and sportsbook Paddy Power (SBR rating B+) is in the hunt for a gambling licence in New Jersey. PaddyPower is already the beneficiary of an online gaming licence in Nevada although it has yet to setup shop in Sin City. PaddyPower is one of many companies seeking to position itself to take advantage of recent NJ legislation legalising internet gambling.

08.12.2013
Irish gaming operator and sportsbook Paddy Power (SBR rating B+) is in the hunt for a gambling licence in New Jersey. PaddyPower is already the beneficiary of an online gaming licence in Nevada although it has yet to setup shop in Sin City. PaddyPower is one of many companies seeking to position itself to take advantage of recent NJ legislation legalising internet gambling.

08.12.2013
Irish gaming operator and sportsbook Paddy Power (SBR rating B+) is in the hunt for a gambling licence in New Jersey. PaddyPower is already the beneficiary of an online gaming licence in Nevada although it has yet to setup shop in Sin City. PaddyPower is one of many companies seeking to position itself to take advantage of recent NJ legislation legalising internet gambling.

08.12.2013
Irish gaming operator and sportsbook Paddy Power (SBR rating B+) is in the hunt for a gambling licence in New Jersey. PaddyPower is already the beneficiary of an online gaming licence in Nevada although it has yet to setup shop in Sin City. PaddyPower is one of many companies seeking to position itself to take advantage of recent NJ legislation legalising internet gambling.

08.11.2013
August is a month of excitement for football gamblers whose itch for betting on pigskins is just about to be satisfied. NFL preseason gives bettors and fans alike the first chance to check out how newly added players will perform, even if the games are relatively meaningless. It is also a time when online sportsbooks set their bonus promotions for the year - even the ones to avoid.

08.11.2013
August is a month of excitement for football gamblers whose itch for betting on pigskins is just about to be satisfied. NFL preseason gives bettors and fans alike the first chance to check out how newly added players will perform, even if the games are relatively meaningless. It is also a time when online sportsbooks set their bonus promotions for the year - even the ones to avoid.