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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.

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.

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.

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.

02.20.2014

StakeBTC.com is at the center of the latest Bitcoin related sports betting dispute. The Bitcoin sportsbook, which has currently went off-line amidst speculation of theft, has been accused of placing a player's entire balance 46 BTC ($25,890) on three longshot college basketball underdogs. The three games have yet to begin, but StakeBTC.com is refusing to void the wagers.

02.20.2014

StakeBTC.com is at the center of the latest Bitcoin related sports betting dispute. The Bitcoin sportsbook, which has currently went off-line amidst speculation of theft, has been accused of placing a player's entire balance 46 BTC ($25,890) on three longshot college basketball underdogs. The three games have yet to begin, but StakeBTC.com is refusing to void the wagers.

02.20.2014

StakeBTC.com is at the center of the latest Bitcoin related sports betting dispute. The Bitcoin sportsbook, which has currently went off-line amidst speculation of theft, has been accused of placing a player's entire balance 46 BTC ($25,890) on three longshot college basketball underdogs. The three games have yet to begin, but StakeBTC.com is refusing to void the wagers.

02.20.2014

StakeBTC.com is at the center of the latest Bitcoin related sports betting dispute. The Bitcoin sportsbook, which has currently went off-line amidst speculation of theft, has been accused of placing a player's entire balance 46 BTC ($25,890) on three longshot college basketball underdogs. The three games have yet to begin, but StakeBTC.com is refusing to void the wagers.

02.20.2014

A BetWay Sportsbook (SBR rating C-) player has filed a sportsbook complaint. The player has claimed that approximately €100 in winnings were confiscated from him during the enforcement of the controversial and since discontinued "30% rule". Betway management is presently following up on this sportsbook complaint. SBR will update this report.

02.20.2014

A BetWay Sportsbook (SBR rating C-) player has filed a sportsbook complaint. The player has claimed that approximately €100 in winnings were confiscated from him during the enforcement of the controversial and since discontinued "30% rule". Betway management is presently following up on this sportsbook complaint. SBR will update this report.

02.20.2014

A BetWay Sportsbook (SBR rating C-) player has filed a sportsbook complaint. The player has claimed that approximately €100 in winnings were confiscated from him during the enforcement of the controversial and since discontinued "30% rule". Betway management is presently following up on this sportsbook complaint. SBR will update this report.

02.20.2014

A BetWay Sportsbook (SBR rating C-) player has filed a sportsbook complaint. The player has claimed that approximately €100 in winnings were confiscated from him during the enforcement of the controversial and since discontinued "30% rule". Betway management is presently following up on this sportsbook complaint. SBR will update this report.

02.19.2014

The Globet Sportsbook (SBR rating D) website is currently down. A player reported to SBR this morning that he has been attempting to access his account and has been unable to. SBR confirmed the web outage and is currently in the process of attempting to contact Globet for comment on the downtime. Globet has been covered extensively by SBR after repeated slow-pay complaints.

02.17.2014

Sportsbook Review has spoken with the Director of Canbet (SBR rating D-) via telephone conference regarding unpaid player funds. Players have reported being owed over $740,000 through sportsbook complaints to SBR. The Canbet Director acknowledged this sum is a small fraction of their delinquent payout obligations and of user balances.

02.17.2014

Sportsbook Review has spoken with the Director of Canbet (SBR rating D-) via telephone conference regarding unpaid player funds. Players have reported being owed over $740,000 through sportsbook complaints to SBR. The Canbet Director acknowledged this sum is a small fraction of their delinquent payout obligations and of user balances.

02.17.2014

Sportsbook Review has spoken with the Director of Canbet (SBR rating D-) via telephone conference regarding unpaid player funds. Players have reported being owed over $740,000 through sportsbook complaints to SBR. The Canbet Director acknowledged this sum is a small fraction of their delinquent payout obligations and of user balances.