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SBR launches World Poker Cup 2013

04.14.2013

SBR Forum has launched its new four month long poker series, "The World Poker Cup 2013". The poker series gives away more than 1.2 million points plus an iPad for team MVP. Points may be used to make real-world redemptions from the SBR Store, including electronics, apparel, gift cards, free vouchers, and even a Segway.

04.13.2013

Five Sportsbook.com (SBR rating D-) players have filed payout complaints with SBR. The users have each waited in excess of the eight week time-table listed by Sportsbook.com. The players are owed a combined $2,493. Each user has claimed that Sportsbook.com support have failed to provide helpful updates on when they can expect to be paid.

04.13.2013

Five Sportsbook.com (SBR rating D-) players have filed payout complaints with SBR. The users have each waited in excess of the eight week time-table listed by Sportsbook.com. The players are owed a combined $2,493. Each user has claimed that Sportsbook.com support have failed to provide helpful updates on when they can expect to be paid.

04.13.2013

Five Sportsbook.com (SBR rating D-) players have filed payout complaints with SBR. The users have each waited in excess of the eight week time-table listed by Sportsbook.com. The players are owed a combined $2,493. Each user has claimed that Sportsbook.com support have failed to provide helpful updates on when they can expect to be paid.

04.13.2013

Five Sportsbook.com (SBR rating D-) players have filed payout complaints with SBR. The users have each waited in excess of the eight week time-table listed by Sportsbook.com. The players are owed a combined $2,493. Each user has claimed that Sportsbook.com support have failed to provide helpful updates on when they can expect to be paid.

04.12.2013
Great discussion between professional NBA bettor and poker player Haralabos (Bob) Voulgaris, Cantor Gaming Director of race & sports data Matthew Holt, and gambling writer Chad Millman. The discussion is moderated by Jeff Ma. Early highlights include Voulgaris razzing Cantor Director Matthew Holt while discussing market inefficiencies.

04.11.2013

Floyd “Money” Mayweather is a big favorite in his May 4th showdown with Robert "The Ghost" Guerrero. Mayweather has been installed as an 8/1 favorite at most online sportsbooks as well as in Las Vegas. This article lists everything you need to know from a handicapping perspective and lists the best available boxing betting odds by sportsbook.

04.11.2013

Floyd “Money” Mayweather is a big favorite in his May 4th showdown with Robert "The Ghost" Guerrero. Mayweather has been installed as an 8/1 favorite at most online sportsbooks as well as in Las Vegas. This article lists everything you need to know from a handicapping perspective and lists the best available boxing betting odds by sportsbook.

04.11.2013

Floyd “Money” Mayweather is a big favorite in his May 4th showdown with Robert "The Ghost" Guerrero. Mayweather has been installed as an 8/1 favorite at most online sportsbooks as well as in Las Vegas. This article lists everything you need to know from a handicapping perspective and lists the best available boxing betting odds by sportsbook.

04.11.2013

Floyd “Money” Mayweather is a big favorite in his May 4th showdown with Robert "The Ghost" Guerrero. Mayweather has been installed as an 8/1 favorite at most online sportsbooks as well as in Las Vegas. This article lists everything you need to know from a handicapping perspective and lists the best available boxing betting odds by sportsbook.

04.10.2013

Earlier this week SBR reported that InstantActionSports (SBR rating C-), former host of stiff sportsbook 24SportsWeb (SBR rating F), credited $8,800 to a former player of the defunct site. IAS has credited a second player with $5,000. After discussion with SBR, IAS agreed to pay all players who funded their 24SportsWeb account with Skrill.

04.10.2013

Earlier this week SBR reported that InstantActionSports (SBR rating C-), former host of stiff sportsbook 24SportsWeb (SBR rating F), credited $8,800 to a former player of the defunct site. IAS has credited a second player with $5,000. After discussion with SBR, IAS agreed to pay all players who funded their 24SportsWeb account with Skrill.

04.10.2013

Earlier this week SBR reported that InstantActionSports (SBR rating C-), former host of stiff sportsbook 24SportsWeb (SBR rating F), credited $8,800 to a former player of the defunct site. IAS has credited a second player with $5,000. After discussion with SBR, IAS agreed to pay all players who funded their 24SportsWeb account with Skrill.

04.10.2013

Earlier this week SBR reported that InstantActionSports (SBR rating C-), former host of stiff sportsbook 24SportsWeb (SBR rating F), credited $8,800 to a former player of the defunct site. IAS has credited a second player with $5,000. After discussion with SBR, IAS agreed to pay all players who funded their 24SportsWeb account with Skrill.

04.10.2013

SBR Forum congratulations the winners of the 2013 Triathlon Contest. The free contest consisted of three gaming disciplines: Basketball handicapping, poker playing, and blackjack skill. SBR Forum member "chili_powder" walked away $4,000 richer, while "goldengreek" took down $1,500 as runner-up. SBR announced its five-month long World Poker Cup series earlier today.

04.10.2013

The US Justice Department announced Wednesday that 34 individuals and 23 businesses associated with Legends Sports have been indicted. Charges include racketeering, conspiring to commit money laundering, money laundering, and operating an illegal gambling business. The 95-page indictment seeks a default judgment of at least $1 billion.

04.10.2013

TitanBet (SBR rating C+) has agreed to discuss player complaints with SBR. In the last two years SBR has reported multiple wagering disputes submitted by TitanBet users. These players had legitimate wagers cancelled after the market moved against the sportsbook. The industry standard of "book the bet, pay the bet" applied as it could not be shown that these bets were erroneous lines.

04.09.2013

WSEX (SBR rating F) is not offering betting lines on any market and its live help application is off-line. The WSEX phones are operational however an automated message indicates the hold time is 125 minutes. An SBR analyst is presently attempting to connect with WSEX support. SBR will update this report as more information becomes available.

04.09.2013

Tiger Woods is the betting favorite for the 2013 Masters at Augusta National. Tiger's tee time is scheduled for 10:45AM ET on Thursday. He has tasted victory fourteen times in major championships and heads into Augusta National brimming with confidence. This article lists the most competitive betting odds from the industry's top online sportsbooks.

04.08.2013

BetRevolution Sportsbook (SBR rating D-) released a public statement an hour ago justifying their decision to confiscate $26,908 from two players accused of syndicate betting. The players, friends who maintained balances of $22,908 and $4,000, wagered $500 or less on all plays.

04.08.2013

BetRevolution Sportsbook (SBR rating D-) released a public statement an hour ago justifying their decision to confiscate $26,908 from two players accused of syndicate betting. The players, friends who maintained balances of $22,908 and $4,000, wagered $500 or less on all plays.

04.08.2013

BetRevolution Sportsbook (SBR rating D-) released a public statement an hour ago justifying their decision to confiscate $26,908 from two players accused of syndicate betting. The players, friends who maintained balances of $22,908 and $4,000, wagered $500 or less on all plays.

04.08.2013

BetRevolution Sportsbook (SBR rating D-) released a public statement an hour ago justifying their decision to confiscate $26,908 from two players accused of syndicate betting. The players, friends who maintained balances of $22,908 and $4,000, wagered $500 or less on all plays.

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.