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02.20.2013

PointCasino.com (SBR rating D) has defended their confiscation of five players accused of violating their 100% bonus terms and conditions. In two of the cases, players offered screenshots showing that at the time they accepted the bonus there were no provisions regarding bets on Asian handicaps or total goals scored. PointCasino amended their promo terms to disallow these wagers.

02.20.2013

PointCasino.com (SBR rating D) has defended their confiscation of five players accused of violating their 100% bonus terms and conditions. In two of the cases, players offered screenshots showing that at the time they accepted the bonus there were no provisions regarding bets on Asian handicaps or total goals scored. PointCasino amended their promo terms to disallow these wagers.

02.20.2013

PointCasino.com (SBR rating D) has defended their confiscation of five players accused of violating their 100% bonus terms and conditions. In two of the cases, players offered screenshots showing that at the time they accepted the bonus there were no provisions regarding bets on Asian handicaps or total goals scored. PointCasino amended their promo terms to disallow these wagers.

02.20.2013

PointCasino.com (SBR rating D) has defended their confiscation of five players accused of violating their 100% bonus terms and conditions. In two of the cases, players offered screenshots showing that at the time they accepted the bonus there were no provisions regarding bets on Asian handicaps or total goals scored. PointCasino amended their promo terms to disallow these wagers.

02.20.2013

Update 2:25PM ET: Dimeline claims the manager who offered a player $500 to "settle the account" incorrectly stated their desire to offer a partial payout. The second player was alleged to have approached the sportsbook asking for a lump sum payment, which led to a settlement offer. Dimeline Sportsbook has offered two players settlements for less than what they are owed.

02.20.2013

Update 2:25PM ET: Dimeline claims the manager who offered a player $500 to "settle the account" incorrectly stated their desire to offer a partial payout. The second player was alleged to have approached the sportsbook asking for a lump sum payment, which led to a settlement offer. Dimeline Sportsbook has offered two players settlements for less than what they are owed.

02.20.2013

Update 2:25PM ET: Dimeline claims the manager who offered a player $500 to "settle the account" incorrectly stated their desire to offer a partial payout. The second player was alleged to have approached the sportsbook asking for a lump sum payment, which led to a settlement offer. Dimeline Sportsbook has offered two players settlements for less than what they are owed.

02.20.2013

Update 2:25PM ET: Dimeline claims the manager who offered a player $500 to "settle the account" incorrectly stated their desire to offer a partial payout. The second player was alleged to have approached the sportsbook asking for a lump sum payment, which led to a settlement offer. Dimeline Sportsbook has offered two players settlements for less than what they are owed.

02.19.2013

Sportsbook Review.com provides an SBR Industry News video update for Tuesday, February 19th, 2013. Topics covered in today's show include a Unibet Sportsbook dispute reported by SBR this past week, as well as an update on the PointCasino.com (SBR rating D) bonus winnings confiscations which have been covered at length by SBR.

02.19.2013

Update: SBR has spoken with SportsbettingOnline.ag management and confirmed that BetOwi Sportsbook is a sister brand. BetOwi has been adding to the sportsbook ratings guide at C-.

BetOwi.com Sportsbook is currently under review. Initial findings are that BetOwi.com is hosted on the same web server as SportsbettingOnline.ag (SBR rating C-) and shares a similar website layout. Sportsbook Review has followed up with SportsbettingOnline management to confirm the extent of their relationship with BetOwi. SBR will update this report as more information becomes available.

02.18.2013

PointCasino.com has been added to the SBR ratings guide with a mark of D. Last week, SBR reported that two PointCasino players had their winnings confiscated after it was alleged they were in violation of promotion terms. PointCasino has refused to provide comment regarding the claims. Two new PointCasino complaint have since been filed. Read the full article for more details.

02.18.2013

PointCasino.com has been added to the SBR ratings guide with a mark of D. Last week, SBR reported that two PointCasino players had their winnings confiscated after it was alleged they were in violation of promotion terms. PointCasino has refused to provide comment regarding the claims. Two new PointCasino complaint have since been filed. Read the full article for more details.

02.18.2013

PointCasino.com has been added to the SBR ratings guide with a mark of D. Last week, SBR reported that two PointCasino players had their winnings confiscated after it was alleged they were in violation of promotion terms. PointCasino has refused to provide comment regarding the claims. Two new PointCasino complaint have since been filed. Read the full article for more details.

02.18.2013

PointCasino.com has been added to the SBR ratings guide with a mark of D. Last week, SBR reported that two PointCasino players had their winnings confiscated after it was alleged they were in violation of promotion terms. PointCasino has refused to provide comment regarding the claims. Two new PointCasino complaint have since been filed. Read the full article for more details.

02.18.2013
The Northern German State of Schleswig-Holstein has handed out four new poker and casino licenses. Operators Unibet and Merukur-Win received one of each of the Schleswig-Holstein iGaming licenses. There was some doubt as to whether more licenses would be issued amid the confusion of a German high court ruling that the territory's position on gaming is in violation of the State Gaming Treaty.

02.17.2013

There are two weeks remaining in the SBR Forum posters poll for top online sportsbook. SBR Forum invites users to cast their votes for their favorite online bookmakers. SBR Forum is awarding six points for users' first choice, four points for second, and three points for third. Votes are being accepted through February 2013. You may cast your vote here!

02.16.2013

A Unibet Sportsbook (SBR rating C) player claims his winnings have been confiscated. The player deposited €200 for a Christmas bonus promotion which offered a 25% bonus. The player increased his balance to €512 with a successful NFL wager on the Ravens vs Broncos. Unibet asked for and received ID documents. Unibet is then alleged to have closed the player's account.

02.16.2013

A Unibet Sportsbook (SBR rating C) player claims his winnings have been confiscated. The player deposited €200 for a Christmas bonus promotion which offered a 25% bonus. The player increased his balance to €512 with a successful NFL wager on the Ravens vs Broncos. Unibet asked for and received ID documents. Unibet is then alleged to have closed the player's account.

02.16.2013

A Unibet Sportsbook (SBR rating C) player claims his winnings have been confiscated. The player deposited €200 for a Christmas bonus promotion which offered a 25% bonus. The player increased his balance to €512 with a successful NFL wager on the Ravens vs Broncos. Unibet asked for and received ID documents. Unibet is then alleged to have closed the player's account.

02.16.2013

A Unibet Sportsbook (SBR rating C) player claims his winnings have been confiscated. The player deposited €200 for a Christmas bonus promotion which offered a 25% bonus. The player increased his balance to €512 with a successful NFL wager on the Ravens vs Broncos. Unibet asked for and received ID documents. Unibet is then alleged to have closed the player's account.

02.15.2013
There is no better way to spend Valentine's Day than inside Trenton federal court. Just ask the major sports leagues, US Justice Department and New Jersey attorneys. The three sides met and gave oral arguments in front of District Court Judge Michael Shipp related to the constitutionality of a federal statute preventing the state from accepting sports wagers in Atlantic City.