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07.28.2013

Update 7:54PM ET:  5Dimes Sportsbook is back online. SBR reported earlier that 5Dimes Sportsbook (SBR rating A+) and related websites were offline due to a  power outage. Players were not able to place wagers via the telephone during this time. Management has told SBR that a backup generator failed, causing the temporary inconvenience.

07.27.2013
Social gaming company Zynga is out of the hunt for a US gaming license. Zynga will attempt to focus on what it has done well up to now, design engaging games with the social element tied in, catching fire on smart phone devices and across social networking sites. New CEO Don Mattrick is tasked with turning the company around in the wake of dismal second quarter earnings.

07.27.2013
Social gaming company Zynga is out of the hunt for a US gaming license. Zynga will attempt to focus on what it has done well up to now, design engaging games with the social element tied in, catching fire on smart phone devices and across social networking sites. New CEO Don Mattrick is tasked with turning the company around in the wake of dismal second quarter earnings.

07.27.2013
Social gaming company Zynga is out of the hunt for a US gaming license. Zynga will attempt to focus on what it has done well up to now, design engaging games with the social element tied in, catching fire on smart phone devices and across social networking sites. New CEO Don Mattrick is tasked with turning the company around in the wake of dismal second quarter earnings.

07.27.2013
Social gaming company Zynga is out of the hunt for a US gaming license. Zynga will attempt to focus on what it has done well up to now, design engaging games with the social element tied in, catching fire on smart phone devices and across social networking sites. New CEO Don Mattrick is tasked with turning the company around in the wake of dismal second quarter earnings.

07.26.2013

Global e-commerce provider Ukash has finalised a deal that will allow customers to withdraw cash from more than 3,000 ATM machines throughout the United Kingdom. The solution will be fully integrated inside the actual ATM machine, which will allow for cardless withdrawals, a potentially huge benefit for online gamblers.

07.25.2013

SBR reported on July 23 that GoalWin Sportsbook (unrated) was delaying all payouts. A player reported that GoalWin failed to process his withdrawal dated June 15. SBR followed up on the complaint and was told that payouts were delayed due to technical issues within the GoalWin cashier. The player has since been paid.

07.25.2013

SBR reported on July 23 that GoalWin Sportsbook (unrated) was delaying all payouts. A player reported that GoalWin failed to process his withdrawal dated June 15. SBR followed up on the complaint and was told that payouts were delayed due to technical issues within the GoalWin cashier. The player has since been paid.

07.25.2013

SBR reported on July 23 that GoalWin Sportsbook (unrated) was delaying all payouts. A player reported that GoalWin failed to process his withdrawal dated June 15. SBR followed up on the complaint and was told that payouts were delayed due to technical issues within the GoalWin cashier. The player has since been paid.

07.25.2013

SBR reported on July 23 that GoalWin Sportsbook (unrated) was delaying all payouts. A player reported that GoalWin failed to process his withdrawal dated June 15. SBR followed up on the complaint and was told that payouts were delayed due to technical issues within the GoalWin cashier. The player has since been paid.

07.24.2013

HitItBet Sportsbook (SBR rating C+) has reversed their position in the sportsbook dispute reported by SBR two days ago. A controversial rule that penalised bettors for failing to confirm their identities within 60 days led one player to ask SBR for assistance. SBR reviewed the rule and agreed with the bettor.

07.24.2013

HitItBet Sportsbook (SBR rating C+) has reversed their position in the sportsbook dispute reported by SBR two days ago. A controversial rule that penalised bettors for failing to confirm their identities within 60 days led one player to ask SBR for assistance. SBR reviewed the rule and agreed with the bettor.

07.24.2013

HitItBet Sportsbook (SBR rating C+) has reversed their position in the sportsbook dispute reported by SBR two days ago. A controversial rule that penalised bettors for failing to confirm their identities within 60 days led one player to ask SBR for assistance. SBR reviewed the rule and agreed with the bettor.

07.24.2013

HitItBet Sportsbook (SBR rating C+) has reversed their position in the sportsbook dispute reported by SBR two days ago. A controversial rule that penalised bettors for failing to confirm their identities within 60 days led one player to ask SBR for assistance. SBR reviewed the rule and agreed with the bettor.

07.23.2013

PointCasino Sportsbook (SBR rating D) is still in the process of reviewing outstanding disputes reported on by players dating back to February 2013. PointCasino expressed the desire to clear their name following negative feedback shared by players who had bonus funds stolen and to update public reports that chronicled the disputes.

07.23.2013

PointCasino Sportsbook (SBR rating D) is still in the process of reviewing outstanding disputes reported on by players dating back to February 2013. PointCasino expressed the desire to clear their name following negative feedback shared by players who had bonus funds stolen and to update public reports that chronicled the disputes.

07.23.2013

PointCasino Sportsbook (SBR rating D) is still in the process of reviewing outstanding disputes reported on by players dating back to February 2013. PointCasino expressed the desire to clear their name following negative feedback shared by players who had bonus funds stolen and to update public reports that chronicled the disputes.

07.23.2013

PointCasino Sportsbook (SBR rating D) is still in the process of reviewing outstanding disputes reported on by players dating back to February 2013. PointCasino expressed the desire to clear their name following negative feedback shared by players who had bonus funds stolen and to update public reports that chronicled the disputes.

07.23.2013

GoalWin Sportsbook (unrated) is currently delaying all payout requests. GoalWin pinned the blame on technical issues within their payment system. The sportsbook website promises quick, hassle-free payouts, but at least one player has grown frustrated by the waiting game, leading to his filing an SBR complaint.

07.23.2013

GoalWin Sportsbook (unrated) is currently delaying all payout requests. GoalWin pinned the blame on technical issues within their payment system. The sportsbook website promises quick, hassle-free payouts, but at least one player has grown frustrated by the waiting game, leading to his filing an SBR complaint.

07.23.2013

GoalWin Sportsbook (unrated) is currently delaying all payout requests. GoalWin pinned the blame on technical issues within their payment system. The sportsbook website promises quick, hassle-free payouts, but at least one player has grown frustrated by the waiting game, leading to his filing an SBR complaint.

07.23.2013

GoalWin Sportsbook (unrated) is currently delaying all payout requests. GoalWin pinned the blame on technical issues within their payment system. The sportsbook website promises quick, hassle-free payouts, but at least one player has grown frustrated by the waiting game, leading to his filing an SBR complaint.

07.22.2013

A HitItBet Sportsbook (SBR rating C+) player has submitted a sportsbook complaint. The player reports having a balance of approximately €800+ taken from him. The player claimed in his letter to SBR that he created his account with HitItBet on April 21. He was asked to provide his ID documents by the sportsbook, but failed to do so within their allotted time-frame.

07.22.2013

A HitItBet Sportsbook (SBR rating C+) player has submitted a sportsbook complaint. The player reports having a balance of approximately €800+ taken from him. The player claimed in his letter to SBR that he created his account with HitItBet on April 21. He was asked to provide his ID documents by the sportsbook, but failed to do so within their allotted time-frame.

07.22.2013

A HitItBet Sportsbook (SBR rating C+) player has submitted a sportsbook complaint. The player reports having a balance of approximately €800+ taken from him. The player claimed in his letter to SBR that he created his account with HitItBet on April 21. He was asked to provide his ID documents by the sportsbook, but failed to do so within their allotted time-frame.