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05.02.2013
PokerStars' planned purchase of the Atlantic Club Casino Hotel has for the moment fallen apart, though it wishes to save the deal. The Hotel's Chief Operating Officer Michael Frawley addressed the press Wednesday but did not offer specifics on what led to the deal being scrapped, just weeks after PokerStars applied to the NJ Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE).

05.02.2013
PokerStars' planned purchase of the Atlantic Club Casino Hotel has for the moment fallen apart, though it wishes to save the deal. The Hotel's Chief Operating Officer Michael Frawley addressed the press Wednesday but did not offer specifics on what led to the deal being scrapped, just weeks after PokerStars applied to the NJ Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE).

05.02.2013
PokerStars' planned purchase of the Atlantic Club Casino Hotel has for the moment fallen apart, though it wishes to save the deal. The Hotel's Chief Operating Officer Michael Frawley addressed the press Wednesday but did not offer specifics on what led to the deal being scrapped, just weeks after PokerStars applied to the NJ Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE).

05.02.2013
PokerStars' planned purchase of the Atlantic Club Casino Hotel has for the moment fallen apart, though it wishes to save the deal. The Hotel's Chief Operating Officer Michael Frawley addressed the press Wednesday but did not offer specifics on what led to the deal being scrapped, just weeks after PokerStars applied to the NJ Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE).

Unibet Sportsbook confiscation, SBR Industry News

04.30.2013
Sportsbook Review.com provides an SBR Industry News video update for Tuesday, April 30th, 2013. Covered in this show are the latest iGaming disputes submitted by punters plus items reported by SBR in the previous news cycle. The headliner of today's show is a funds confiscation by Unibet Sportsbook (SBR rating C).

04.29.2013

The 2013 NHL Playoffs kick off Tuesday April 30th. NHL bettors have a choice of betting the series odds, against the spread prices, or NHL Stanley Cup futures. This article compares the prices offered by each of the industry's best online sportsbooks, as well as previews the opening round of the 2013 NHL Playoffs.

04.29.2013

Dimeline Sportsbook (SBR rating D+) has owed a player $2,400 since February 1st. The user reported that after filing his complaint with SBR his account was closed. Dimeline management has ceased communicating with SBR regarding player issues and last stated that it would not quickly pay any player that complains publicly about their service.

04.29.2013

Dimeline Sportsbook (SBR rating D+) has owed a player $2,400 since February 1st. The user reported that after filing his complaint with SBR his account was closed. Dimeline management has ceased communicating with SBR regarding player issues and last stated that it would not quickly pay any player that complains publicly about their service.

04.29.2013

Dimeline Sportsbook (SBR rating D+) has owed a player $2,400 since February 1st. The user reported that after filing his complaint with SBR his account was closed. Dimeline management has ceased communicating with SBR regarding player issues and last stated that it would not quickly pay any player that complains publicly about their service.

04.29.2013

Dimeline Sportsbook (SBR rating D+) has owed a player $2,400 since February 1st. The user reported that after filing his complaint with SBR his account was closed. Dimeline management has ceased communicating with SBR regarding player issues and last stated that it would not quickly pay any player that complains publicly about their service.

04.28.2013

A Unibet Sportsbook (SBR rating C) player has filed a complaint alleging that his winnings were confiscated. The player has told SBR that his account was blocked with his balance at €1186. Unibet asked for ID documents which he then provided, however, after receipt of his documents Unibet refunded his initial deposit of €621. The player has not received an answer.

04.28.2013

A Unibet Sportsbook (SBR rating C) player has filed a complaint alleging that his winnings were confiscated. The player has told SBR that his account was blocked with his balance at €1186. Unibet asked for ID documents which he then provided, however, after receipt of his documents Unibet refunded his initial deposit of €621. The player has not received an answer.

04.28.2013

A Unibet Sportsbook (SBR rating C) player has filed a complaint alleging that his winnings were confiscated. The player has told SBR that his account was blocked with his balance at €1186. Unibet asked for ID documents which he then provided, however, after receipt of his documents Unibet refunded his initial deposit of €621. The player has not received an answer.

04.28.2013

A Unibet Sportsbook (SBR rating C) player has filed a complaint alleging that his winnings were confiscated. The player has told SBR that his account was blocked with his balance at €1186. Unibet asked for ID documents which he then provided, however, after receipt of his documents Unibet refunded his initial deposit of €621. The player has not received an answer.

04.27.2013

A Gtbets Sportsbook (SBR rating B-) player has submitted a bonus complaint. The player claims he has been limited to $20 bets with $1,882 in rollover remaining. He claims to have deposited $500 for a $250 bonus on April 18th. He is willing to accept a prorated payout or fulfill the bonus requirement with higher limits. SBR has followed up with Gtbets Sportsbook to discuss the claim.

04.27.2013

A Gtbets Sportsbook (SBR rating B-) player has submitted a bonus complaint. The player claims he has been limited to $20 bets with $1,882 in rollover remaining. He claims to have deposited $500 for a $250 bonus on April 18th. He is willing to accept a prorated payout or fulfill the bonus requirement with higher limits. SBR has followed up with Gtbets Sportsbook to discuss the claim.

04.27.2013

A Gtbets Sportsbook (SBR rating B-) player has submitted a bonus complaint. The player claims he has been limited to $20 bets with $1,882 in rollover remaining. He claims to have deposited $500 for a $250 bonus on April 18th. He is willing to accept a prorated payout or fulfill the bonus requirement with higher limits. SBR has followed up with Gtbets Sportsbook to discuss the claim.

04.27.2013

A Gtbets Sportsbook (SBR rating B-) player has submitted a bonus complaint. The player claims he has been limited to $20 bets with $1,882 in rollover remaining. He claims to have deposited $500 for a $250 bonus on April 18th. He is willing to accept a prorated payout or fulfill the bonus requirement with higher limits. SBR has followed up with Gtbets Sportsbook to discuss the claim.

Globant signs deal with Bally Technologies

04.26.2013
Sportsbook Review.com gives an SBR iGaming News video update for Friday, April 26th, 2013. Topics discussed in today's show include social media and gaming firm Zynga's first quarter financial statement, an update on a Belgium-facing online casino, and a recent deal between technology provider Globant and Bally Technologies for the production of gaming software.

04.25.2013
The 2013 NBA Playoffs are underway. Online sportsbooks are offering betting odds on the winner of each series through the 2013 NBA Championship. Sportsbook Review.com has updated its list of NBA Series Betting Prices by sportsbook and has given a betting preview with useful facts for handicapping every game. The page will be updated through the finals.

04.23.2013

Sportsbook Review.com provides an SBR Industry News video update for Tuesday, April 23d, 2013. Discussed today is a BetVictor (SBR rating B) betting dispute involving a punter who had a 4/1 winning prop bet voided as he placed it after a player's trade team was initially reported by news outlets. The player suggests he is being penalised for the BetVictor staff falling asleep at the wheel.

04.22.2013

Wagerweb Sportsbook has reversed their position on a cold case from 2009. A player profited nearly $20,000 betting correlated parlays. Wagerweb's position was that the bettor benefited from a software glitch that enabled him to lock in significantly +EV (expected value) plays.  Wagerweb management has recently agreed to resolve this issue by paying out the player and put an end to this case.  This case was the only on file against the sportsbook.

Wagerweb Sportsbook has been upgraded to C+.

04.20.2013

Good news for Belgium gamblers. WMS Industries, a provider of gaming technology which is known for their extensive work with lotteries, has announced to the world that their Williams Interactive LLC subsidiary has debuted a new online casino game for Belgium residents. The game is fully legal per Belgium laws.

04.20.2013

The credit to accounts will apparently come with a 10 time play-through requirement, requiring substantially more wagering activity than the initial 2x reported yesterday. This will likely negatively affect basketball bettors, who normally wouldn't hold a balance beyond the NBA season. It is thought that Legends was intent on taking the best opportunity for players that emerged in the same week they were forced to close their doors. It is unknown why the initial arrangement was canceled. SBR will continue to follow the situation. SBR will also provide daily updates and feedback from players now obligated to Wagerweb (SBR rating C-) once those former Legends players are using Wagerweb.com.