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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.

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.

04.08.2013
Sportsbook Review.com has updated its 2013 Masters Betting Odds grid. The comparison chart lists by the price of each golfer to win this year's Masters Event at Augusta National. Tiger Woods is the consensus favourite, priced 3 to 1 or better at the industry's top online sportsbooks. SBR will update these golf masters betting odds until tee time Thursday.

04.07.2013

On April 2nd, SBR reported that Betfair (SBR rating A-) acquired Blue Square Bet online (SBR rating B+) for £5 million. Blue Square players were redirected to their new accounts at Betfair. More than 120,000 new customers were acquired in the deal, as well as brand assets. Betfair has since made one of their first brand related decisions.

04.07.2013

On April 2nd, SBR reported that Betfair (SBR rating A-) acquired Blue Square Bet online (SBR rating B+) for £5 million. Blue Square players were redirected to their new accounts at Betfair. More than 120,000 new customers were acquired in the deal, as well as brand assets. Betfair has since made one of their first brand related decisions.

04.07.2013

On April 2nd, SBR reported that Betfair (SBR rating A-) acquired Blue Square Bet online (SBR rating B+) for £5 million. Blue Square players were redirected to their new accounts at Betfair. More than 120,000 new customers were acquired in the deal, as well as brand assets. Betfair has since made one of their first brand related decisions.

04.07.2013

On April 2nd, SBR reported that Betfair (SBR rating A-) acquired Blue Square Bet online (SBR rating B+) for £5 million. Blue Square players were redirected to their new accounts at Betfair. More than 120,000 new customers were acquired in the deal, as well as brand assets. Betfair has since made one of their first brand related decisions.

04.06.2013

InstantActionSports (SBR rating C) has agreed to credit all players with unpaid balances who funded their 24SportsWeb (SBR rating F) accounts via eWallet. IAS formerly provided hosting and software to 24SportsWeb, before the sportsbook went off-line in January 2013. In addition to stiffing their few players, 24SportsWeb also had $40,000 in upaid hosting fees at the time of their collapse.

04.06.2013

InstantActionSports (SBR rating C) has agreed to credit all players with unpaid balances who funded their 24SportsWeb (SBR rating F) accounts via eWallet. IAS formerly provided hosting and software to 24SportsWeb, before the sportsbook went off-line in January 2013. In addition to stiffing their few players, 24SportsWeb also had $40,000 in upaid hosting fees at the time of their collapse.

04.06.2013

InstantActionSports (SBR rating C) has agreed to credit all players with unpaid balances who funded their 24SportsWeb (SBR rating F) accounts via eWallet. IAS formerly provided hosting and software to 24SportsWeb, before the sportsbook went off-line in January 2013. In addition to stiffing their few players, 24SportsWeb also had $40,000 in upaid hosting fees at the time of their collapse.

04.06.2013

InstantActionSports (SBR rating C) has agreed to credit all players with unpaid balances who funded their 24SportsWeb (SBR rating F) accounts via eWallet. IAS formerly provided hosting and software to 24SportsWeb, before the sportsbook went off-line in January 2013. In addition to stiffing their few players, 24SportsWeb also had $40,000 in upaid hosting fees at the time of their collapse.

Online sportsbook and iGaming news show: April 5th

04.05.2013
Sportsbook Review.com provides an iGaming News video update for Friday, April 5th, 2013. Covered in today's iGaming news program is social media giant Zynga launching their first ever gaming websites. ZyngaPlusPoker and ZyngaPlusCasino allows UK residents over 18 to play slots, all the traditional casino favorites, and online poker.

04.03.2013

Sportsbetting.com (SBR rating B) players have submitted positive feedback. The formerly D-rated sportsbook was acquired by the BetOnline Group (SBR rating B+) in June of 2012. BetOnline saw value in the historically troubled brand and went to work on salvaging its customer base, repairing the fragmented relationship it had with many of its players.

04.03.2013

Sportsbetting.com (SBR rating B) players have submitted positive feedback. The formerly D-rated sportsbook was acquired by the BetOnline Group (SBR rating B+) in June of 2012. BetOnline saw value in the historically troubled brand and went to work on salvaging its customer base, repairing the fragmented relationship it had with many of its players.

04.03.2013

Sportsbetting.com (SBR rating B) players have submitted positive feedback. The formerly D-rated sportsbook was acquired by the BetOnline Group (SBR rating B+) in June of 2012. BetOnline saw value in the historically troubled brand and went to work on salvaging its customer base, repairing the fragmented relationship it had with many of its players.

04.03.2013

Sportsbetting.com (SBR rating B) players have submitted positive feedback. The formerly D-rated sportsbook was acquired by the BetOnline Group (SBR rating B+) in June of 2012. BetOnline saw value in the historically troubled brand and went to work on salvaging its customer base, repairing the fragmented relationship it had with many of its players.