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A Topbet Sportsbook (SBR rating F) player has filed a payout complaint. The player has been waiting since May 2017 for two payouts for $718.80 and $234.82 respectively. He has not been given any firm updates on when he can expect to receive payment.


Sportsbook Review recently updated its live odds widget for third-party webmasters to be 100% responsive (mobile-friendly). Interested parties who would like to embed the free betting odds widget on their website can write to to be provided the embed code.


A Topbet Sportsbook player has claimed he has not received three payouts for a total of $7,500. The first payout request was dated March 25. The second and third requests were made in May. He has received only generic updates from Topbet since. SBR has requested comment from Topbet management.


Sportsbook Review congratulates all of the $5,000 poker tournament winners from the International Football Betting Conference 2017 (IFBC) held this past weekend at the Sheraton Casino in San Jose, Costa Rica. The tournament was sponsored by View all photos and updates from the tournament at SBR Forum.


On the Monday, Aug. 7 Sports BIT show, Teddy Covers & Pauly Howard look at two games on the diamond: Baltimore Orioles at Los Angeles Angels and St. Louis Cardinals at Kansas City Royals. Plus a Deep Dive on how to bet on the NFL's preseason and bad beats from the weekend.


Bitcoin shattered its previous all-time high and is trading in the $3,200 and up club. Many online sports bettors have transitioned to using bitcoin for their transactions with online sportsbooks. Learn how to get started using bitcoin with online sportsbooks by reading the tutorial posted on the bitcoin review page.


The International Football Betting Conference powered by Sportsbook Review is finally here. The IFBC 2017 takes place at the luxurious Sheraton Hotel & Casino in San Jose, Costa Rica. Leading sports betting and gaming industry experts will be giving betting workshops over the two day event


On the Thursday, Aug. 3 Sports BIT show, Teddy Covers & Pauly Howard break down the first exhibition matchup of the new NFL season, Cowboys-Cardinals in the Hall of Fame Game. And it's a Deep Dive college football preview Part 2 with Rob Veno. Note to readers: no show Friday.


Online sportsbook Bovada has received an upgrade from A to A+. Since its inception in December of 2011 following Bodog's exit of the North American market, Bovada has proven to be a stable, financially responsible sportsbook known for delivering an exceptional user experience and innovating through top-shelf software.


The 2017 Beat The Prick (BTP) contest has been announced at SBR Forum. This year's contest — the 13th installment of BTP — gives away $40,000 to the top 50 contestants at the conclusion of the contest, as well as 75,000 in free play points each week. Read SBR Forum for the skinny on how to participate.


On the Wednesday, Aug. 2 Sports BIT show, Teddy Covers & Pauly Howard take a Deep Dive with special guest Rob Veno for Part 1 of a college football season preview. Is the University of Miami back to elite status? Maybe. Also, a look at the Diamondbacks-Cubs matchup on the diamond and bad beats from around the sports world.


Sportsbook Review has published a list of NFL betting futures for this upcoming season. Compare the sportsbook payout odds for each team and their chance of winning Super Bowl LII, as well as the conference and division odds posted by online sportsbooks. Only sports betting sites in good standing with players are shown.


On the Tuesday, Aug. 1 Sports BIT show, Teddy Covers & Pauly Howard break down a great pitching matchup on the diamond between the Red Sox and Indians. Also, the LA Dodgers acquired Yu Darvish at the trade deadline to become an even bigger favorite to win the World Series.

Sportsbooks Categorized by Bonus for NFL/NCAAF Season


Sports gamblers can find and compare online sportsbooks by bonuses offered throughout the NFL and NCAAF season using Sportsbook Review. Bonuses are shown from online sportsbooks that maintain ratings of C+ or higher, and are listed by cash, free play, or free bet (UK).


On the Monday, July 31 Sports BIT show, Teddy Covers & Pauly Howard take a look at the jumbled AL Wild Card race and two games Monday that are relevant to that in Mariners at Rangers and Rays at Astros. Plus, a Deep Dive why the guys don't like "odds to win the Super Bowl."

International Football Betting Conference Days Away


The first inaugural International Football Betting Conference is mere days away. The IFBC takes place at the Sheraton Hotel in San Jose, Costa Rica on August 4 and 5, 2017.  The event will have a stable of well-known sports betting personalities speaking. Read more about the event or register for an invite.


SBR Forum has announced a $25,000 NFL Handicapping Contest. The contest, "Beat the Bag", is a spinoff the popular "Beat the Prick" handicapping contest and gives members the opportunity to pick five plays a week on NFL sides or totals with one 3-unit best bet. Read more about how to participate at SBR Forum.


Learn how to take advantage of bonuses like a professional bettor and optimize your expected value headed into football season. SBR analyst and video personality Drew Martin dives into the subject of using bonuses to your advantage to beat your bookmaker. Drew will be speaking at the upcoming IFBC 2017.


On the Friday, July 28 Sports BIT show, Teddy Covers & Pauly Howard break down two big series openers on the diamond: the Chicago Cubs at the Milwaukee Brewers and the Kansas City Royals at the Boston Red Sox. Plus, a Deep Dive on the now Los Angeles Chargers and their unique new home.


Sportsbook Review reached out to Nitrogen Sports (SBR rating B+) for their position on how they will handle the upcoming bitcoin soft fork on Tuesday, August 1. Many bitcoin exchanges and sportsbooks will temporarily cease processing transfers while the fork takes place.