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08.24.2013
Registration is open for SBR Forum's annual flagship contest; BTP 9. The 2013 edition of the contest gives away a whopping $15,500 in prizes, an iPad, SBR branded apparel, and 75,000 points per week. The contest centers around "The Prick", a professional handicapper that makes NFL and NCAAF picks against the spread with the goal of going undefeated.

08.24.2013
Registration is open for SBR Forum's annual flagship contest; BTP 9. The 2013 edition of the contest gives away a whopping $15,500 in prizes, an iPad, SBR branded apparel, and 75,000 points per week. The contest centers around "The Prick", a professional handicapper that makes NFL and NCAAF picks against the spread with the goal of going undefeated.

08.24.2013
Registration is open for SBR Forum's annual flagship contest; BTP 9. The 2013 edition of the contest gives away a whopping $15,500 in prizes, an iPad, SBR branded apparel, and 75,000 points per week. The contest centers around "The Prick", a professional handicapper that makes NFL and NCAAF picks against the spread with the goal of going undefeated.

08.24.2013
Registration is open for SBR Forum's annual flagship contest; BTP 9. The 2013 edition of the contest gives away a whopping $15,500 in prizes, an iPad, SBR branded apparel, and 75,000 points per week. The contest centers around "The Prick", a professional handicapper that makes NFL and NCAAF picks against the spread with the goal of going undefeated.

Skrill acquired by CVC Capital, SBR iGaming News video

08.23.2013
In today's SBR iGaming News video, SBR covers CVC Capital's acquisition of eWallet payment processor Skrill (Moneybookers) for €600 million.  Also discussed is the UK Government's plan to impose a 15% tax on select betting companies by December 2014. You may follow SBR on Twitter @SBRreview to ensure you do not miss the latest sportsbook industry news.

08.22.2013
The first sportsbook complaint following Bet770's rebranding as NetBet has been received. A player has claimed that an August 8th payout request has not been filled by NetBet, which promises to process payouts within the same week. NetBet alleged that the user did not provide a banking statement until August 17 and that this delayed the normal payout cycle.

08.22.2013
The first sportsbook complaint following Bet770's rebranding as NetBet has been received. A player has claimed that an August 8th payout request has not been filled by NetBet, which promises to process payouts within the same week. NetBet alleged that the user did not provide a banking statement until August 17 and that this delayed the normal payout cycle.

08.22.2013
The first sportsbook complaint following Bet770's rebranding as NetBet has been received. A player has claimed that an August 8th payout request has not been filled by NetBet, which promises to process payouts within the same week. NetBet alleged that the user did not provide a banking statement until August 17 and that this delayed the normal payout cycle.

08.22.2013
The first sportsbook complaint following Bet770's rebranding as NetBet has been received. A player has claimed that an August 8th payout request has not been filled by NetBet, which promises to process payouts within the same week. NetBet alleged that the user did not provide a banking statement until August 17 and that this delayed the normal payout cycle.

08.21.2013
A BetAtHome Sportsbook (SBR rating C-) player that reported being slow-paid last month has yet to be paid. SBR originally covered the complaint in an article dated July 11. The player requested a 2,850 BGN ($1,908) payout via eWallet in late June. His request was never processed. The player claims to have provided ID to the sportsbook.

08.21.2013
A BetAtHome Sportsbook (SBR rating C-) player that reported being slow-paid last month has yet to be paid. SBR originally covered the complaint in an article dated July 11. The player requested a 2,850 BGN ($1,908) payout via eWallet in late June. His request was never processed. The player claims to have provided ID to the sportsbook.

08.21.2013
A BetAtHome Sportsbook (SBR rating C-) player that reported being slow-paid last month has yet to be paid. SBR originally covered the complaint in an article dated July 11. The player requested a 2,850 BGN ($1,908) payout via eWallet in late June. His request was never processed. The player claims to have provided ID to the sportsbook.

08.21.2013
A BetAtHome Sportsbook (SBR rating C-) player that reported being slow-paid last month has yet to be paid. SBR originally covered the complaint in an article dated July 11. The player requested a 2,850 BGN ($1,908) payout via eWallet in late June. His request was never processed. The player claims to have provided ID to the sportsbook.

08.20.2013
Globet Sportsbook (SBR rating D+) has paid a player owed €569.25 since June 16. Globet users have complained of the sportsbook falling behind on their publicly listed eWallet time-frame of 2-3 days. Management has been slow to respond in some cases but generally communicates with SBR regarding the user delays.

08.20.2013
Globet Sportsbook (SBR rating D+) has paid a player owed €569.25 since June 16. Globet users have complained of the sportsbook falling behind on their publicly listed eWallet time-frame of 2-3 days. Management has been slow to respond in some cases but generally communicates with SBR regarding the user delays.

08.20.2013
Globet Sportsbook (SBR rating D+) has paid a player owed €569.25 since June 16. Globet users have complained of the sportsbook falling behind on their publicly listed eWallet time-frame of 2-3 days. Management has been slow to respond in some cases but generally communicates with SBR regarding the user delays.

08.20.2013
Globet Sportsbook (SBR rating D+) has paid a player owed €569.25 since June 16. Globet users have complained of the sportsbook falling behind on their publicly listed eWallet time-frame of 2-3 days. Management has been slow to respond in some cases but generally communicates with SBR regarding the user delays.

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.