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04.08.2013

A HitItBet Sportsbook (SBR rating C+) player filed a bonus complaint last week. The user claimed that a free €100 match bet was denied as he failed to sign-up properly. HitItBet required that users create their betting accounts through a targeted landing page. Users that registered directly were apparently denied this bonus.

04.08.2013

A HitItBet Sportsbook (SBR rating C+) player filed a bonus complaint last week. The user claimed that a free €100 match bet was denied as he failed to sign-up properly. HitItBet required that users create their betting accounts through a targeted landing page. Users that registered directly were apparently denied this bonus.

04.08.2013

A HitItBet Sportsbook (SBR rating C+) player filed a bonus complaint last week. The user claimed that a free €100 match bet was denied as he failed to sign-up properly. HitItBet required that users create their betting accounts through a targeted landing page. Users that registered directly were apparently denied this bonus.

04.08.2013

A HitItBet Sportsbook (SBR rating C+) player filed a bonus complaint last week. The user claimed that a free €100 match bet was denied as he failed to sign-up properly. HitItBet required that users create their betting accounts through a targeted landing page. Users that registered directly were apparently denied this bonus.

04.08.2013
Sportsbook Review.com has updated its 2013 Masters Betting Odds grid. The comparison chart lists by the price of each golfer to win this year's Masters Event at Augusta National. Tiger Woods is the consensus favourite, priced 3 to 1 or better at the industry's top online sportsbooks. SBR will update these golf masters betting odds until tee time Thursday.

04.07.2013

On April 2nd, SBR reported that Betfair (SBR rating A-) acquired Blue Square Bet online (SBR rating B+) for £5 million. Blue Square players were redirected to their new accounts at Betfair. More than 120,000 new customers were acquired in the deal, as well as brand assets. Betfair has since made one of their first brand related decisions.

04.07.2013

On April 2nd, SBR reported that Betfair (SBR rating A-) acquired Blue Square Bet online (SBR rating B+) for £5 million. Blue Square players were redirected to their new accounts at Betfair. More than 120,000 new customers were acquired in the deal, as well as brand assets. Betfair has since made one of their first brand related decisions.

04.07.2013

On April 2nd, SBR reported that Betfair (SBR rating A-) acquired Blue Square Bet online (SBR rating B+) for £5 million. Blue Square players were redirected to their new accounts at Betfair. More than 120,000 new customers were acquired in the deal, as well as brand assets. Betfair has since made one of their first brand related decisions.

04.07.2013

On April 2nd, SBR reported that Betfair (SBR rating A-) acquired Blue Square Bet online (SBR rating B+) for £5 million. Blue Square players were redirected to their new accounts at Betfair. More than 120,000 new customers were acquired in the deal, as well as brand assets. Betfair has since made one of their first brand related decisions.

04.06.2013

InstantActionSports (SBR rating C) has agreed to credit all players with unpaid balances who funded their 24SportsWeb (SBR rating F) accounts via eWallet. IAS formerly provided hosting and software to 24SportsWeb, before the sportsbook went off-line in January 2013. In addition to stiffing their few players, 24SportsWeb also had $40,000 in upaid hosting fees at the time of their collapse.

04.06.2013

InstantActionSports (SBR rating C) has agreed to credit all players with unpaid balances who funded their 24SportsWeb (SBR rating F) accounts via eWallet. IAS formerly provided hosting and software to 24SportsWeb, before the sportsbook went off-line in January 2013. In addition to stiffing their few players, 24SportsWeb also had $40,000 in upaid hosting fees at the time of their collapse.

04.06.2013

InstantActionSports (SBR rating C) has agreed to credit all players with unpaid balances who funded their 24SportsWeb (SBR rating F) accounts via eWallet. IAS formerly provided hosting and software to 24SportsWeb, before the sportsbook went off-line in January 2013. In addition to stiffing their few players, 24SportsWeb also had $40,000 in upaid hosting fees at the time of their collapse.

04.06.2013

InstantActionSports (SBR rating C) has agreed to credit all players with unpaid balances who funded their 24SportsWeb (SBR rating F) accounts via eWallet. IAS formerly provided hosting and software to 24SportsWeb, before the sportsbook went off-line in January 2013. In addition to stiffing their few players, 24SportsWeb also had $40,000 in upaid hosting fees at the time of their collapse.

Online sportsbook and iGaming news show: April 5th

04.05.2013
Sportsbook Review.com provides an iGaming News video update for Friday, April 5th, 2013. Covered in today's iGaming news program is social media giant Zynga launching their first ever gaming websites. ZyngaPlusPoker and ZyngaPlusCasino allows UK residents over 18 to play slots, all the traditional casino favorites, and online poker.

04.03.2013

Sportsbetting.com (SBR rating B) players have submitted positive feedback. The formerly D-rated sportsbook was acquired by the BetOnline Group (SBR rating B+) in June of 2012. BetOnline saw value in the historically troubled brand and went to work on salvaging its customer base, repairing the fragmented relationship it had with many of its players.

04.03.2013

Sportsbetting.com (SBR rating B) players have submitted positive feedback. The formerly D-rated sportsbook was acquired by the BetOnline Group (SBR rating B+) in June of 2012. BetOnline saw value in the historically troubled brand and went to work on salvaging its customer base, repairing the fragmented relationship it had with many of its players.

04.03.2013

Sportsbetting.com (SBR rating B) players have submitted positive feedback. The formerly D-rated sportsbook was acquired by the BetOnline Group (SBR rating B+) in June of 2012. BetOnline saw value in the historically troubled brand and went to work on salvaging its customer base, repairing the fragmented relationship it had with many of its players.

04.03.2013

Sportsbetting.com (SBR rating B) players have submitted positive feedback. The formerly D-rated sportsbook was acquired by the BetOnline Group (SBR rating B+) in June of 2012. BetOnline saw value in the historically troubled brand and went to work on salvaging its customer base, repairing the fragmented relationship it had with many of its players.

04.03.2013

BetRevolution Sportsbook (SBR rating D+) has confiscated $26,908 from two players citing syndicate betting. A third player was also alleged as being part of the betting group, though this player was previously paid in full. BetRevolution and the players have authorized Sportsbook Review to share the facts of the case.

04.03.2013

BetRevolution Sportsbook (SBR rating D+) has confiscated $26,908 from two players citing syndicate betting. A third player was also alleged as being part of the betting group, though this player was previously paid in full. BetRevolution and the players have authorized Sportsbook Review to share the facts of the case.

04.03.2013

BetRevolution Sportsbook (SBR rating D+) has confiscated $26,908 from two players citing syndicate betting. A third player was also alleged as being part of the betting group, though this player was previously paid in full. BetRevolution and the players have authorized Sportsbook Review to share the facts of the case.

04.03.2013

BetRevolution Sportsbook (SBR rating D+) has confiscated $26,908 from two players citing syndicate betting. A third player was also alleged as being part of the betting group, though this player was previously paid in full. BetRevolution and the players have authorized Sportsbook Review to share the facts of the case.

04.02.2013

Social gaming company Zynga will debut their first ever online gaming, poker, and casino sites Wednesday, April 3rd. This is good news if you're over 18 years old and a UK resident, and if you're a fan of social gaming who is excited about what the future holds. The gaming sites have been branded as ZyngaPlusPoker and ZyngaPlusCasino.

04.02.2013

Social gaming company Zynga will debut their first ever online gaming, poker, and casino sites Wednesday, April 3rd. This is good news if you're over 18 years old and a UK resident, and if you're a fan of social gaming who is excited about what the future holds. The gaming sites have been branded as ZyngaPlusPoker and ZyngaPlusCasino.

04.02.2013

Social gaming company Zynga will debut their first ever online gaming, poker, and casino sites Wednesday, April 3rd. This is good news if you're over 18 years old and a UK resident, and if you're a fan of social gaming who is excited about what the future holds. The gaming sites have been branded as ZyngaPlusPoker and ZyngaPlusCasino.