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04.21.2017

Update 4/25: The player has updated SBR Forum that he has received payment in full.

MyBookie.ag (SBR rating C) has advised SBR that they are ready to process payment via bitcoin to complete a player's withdrawal request that could not be fulfilled through a traditional banking option. The player shared his frustration on the process on SBR Forum regarding his initial payout request. SBR asked the player to update the board once he receives payment.

04.21.2017

Three more NBA playoff Game 3s on Friday night as those series all switch cities. Teddy Covers and Pauly Howard will take a close look at Celtics-Bulls,  Rockets-Thunder, and Clippers-Jazz on Friday’s Sports BIT show, along with bad beats, the NFL schedule release and other interesting betting-related tidbits around the sports world.

04.20.2017

The NFL schedule has been released for the 2017-18 season and SBR Forum posters wasted no time starting a thread to discuss the news. The season opens Thursday, September 7 with the defending champion New England Patriots at home against the Kansas City Chiefs. Join the discussion at SBR Forum.

04.20.2017

On Thursday’s SportsBIT show, Teddy Covers & Pauly Howard look at the three Game 3s in the NBA on Thursday night, with each series shifting to the home of the lower-seeded team. Just one of the three series is tied at one. The guys also take a look at some bad beats across the sports world and more.

MrRingo Payout Complaint Filed: €1,800

04.19.2017

A MrRingo Sportsbook player has filed a payout complaint. The player has claimed that he made a withdrawal of €1,800 that he has yet to receive his funds after a week of being in the dark and has pointed out that the website advertises withdrawal fulfillment in 1-2 business days. SBR has asked MrRingo for comment.

04.19.2017

A discussion is underway at SBR Forum regarding using bitcoin for sports betting transaction. More than 50 sportsbooks have added bitcoin as a way to deposit and withdrawal as player demand has intensified for the option; bitcoin enables players to bypass costly and expensive fees and the need to leave their house to make a deposit. BTC is currently valued at $1,210 per coin.

04.19.2017

Never before has a professional sport had its draft on the betting board in Nevada until now. The Nevada Gaming Control Board (NGCB) has given the go-ahead to NFL odds makers and sportsbooks to let the betting begin on this upcoming of the NFL draft. Will NFL Interfere with legalized draft betting in Nevada?

04.18.2017

Last week while unveiling the team’s new uniforms, Detroit Lions president Rod Wood accidently let it leak that the 2017 NFL schedule would be released this Thursday night. Some parts of the schedule are already known, however. An SBR Picks sports writer breaks down some quick hitting nuggets of info bettors may want to consider.

04.18.2017

Americans wagered an estimated $10.4 billion on March Madness last month and only a tiny fraction of it was in Las Vegas, per the American Gaming Association. The NBA playoffs are now upon us and billions more are expected to change hands as the Golden State Warriors, San Antonio Spurs and Cleveland Cavaliers bid for glory.

04.18.2017

The Boston Celtics, Toronto Raptors, and Los Angeles Clippers were all solid favorites in Game 1 of their respective first-round playoff series over the weekend and all were outright upset at home. So it’s must-win time for each back home Tuesday night.

04.17.2017

BetOnline (SBR rating A+) is the first industry sportsbook to offer players the ability to deposit and withdraw using litecoin (LTC). The digital cryptocurrency has surged in value in recent weeks as it has gained support to be added to segregated witness, which is referred to colloquially as segwit among crypto enthusiasts.

04.17.2017

Online sports bettors can browse a list of bookmaker bonuses using Sportsbook Review. Bonuses are broken down by free play, cash, and free bet offers. Only online sportsbooks in good standing with players have their odds featured. Players with feedback can submit their experiences to mail@sportsbookreview.com.

04.17.2017

Sportsbooks have set Memphis as 11 point underdogs against the San Antonio Spurs. An SBR Picks sportswriter weighs the NBA betting odds to see if online sports bettors have enough betting value to back the badly beaten crew from Memphis in the game 2 clash.

04.17.2017

Just two games on the NBA playoff schedule on Monday night and both are Game 2s: Indiana at Cleveland and Memphis at San Antonio as the Cavaliers and Spurs look to hold serve at home as prohibitive betting favorites. 54% of sports bettors are leaning on the Cavaliers per the consensus at SBR Odds, and 52% on the Grizzlies.

04.16.2017

Is your sportsbook paying on-time or taking longer than the rest of the pack? SBR Forum members share whenever they receive a payout from a sports betting site, how long the withdrawal took from the time it was requested to received, along with the fee incurred for each request. See where your sportsbook ranks in the SBR Industry Forum.

04.16.2017

Televised events tend to draw in more public betting action, and this influx of public bets is most evident for March Madness and the NBA Playoffs. With sportsbooks taking more than twice the amount of regular bets for the playoffs, compared to the regular season, NBA lines quickly become the most hit target on the odds boards in April.

04.16.2017

The Seattle Seahawks are -200 favorites to keep Richard Sherman in a Seahawks uniform though the outspoken cornerback would be a prized possession for a number of teams with weak secondaries. Sherman in a New Orleans Saints uniform would reward a bettor ten times his investment with the odds of +1000. See all odds and capping analysis on the prop market at SBR Picks.

04.16.2017

Team USA is currently in first place in the SBR Forum World Poker Cup. Member 'blankoblanco' has accumulated over 5,500 points for the Americans over 18 unique cashes. Team Canada is hot on the trail however with 'sinmiedo' in second place with 5,200 points. Team World is in third place, and the Confederates bring up the rear in 4th.

04.15.2017

Professional sports bettor David Oancea was indicted last week on charges of using phony social security numbers to open up player accounts at Las Vegas Sportsbooks. Oancea, who calls himself "Vegas Dave", enjoyed a bit of press after a $100,000 futures ticket returned $2.5m on the Kansas City Royals winning the World Series in 2015.

04.15.2017

Even though the Cavaliers fell out of the top spot in the East and struggled down the stretch, they are overwhelming favorites both in the series and in Game 1 Saturday against the Pacers, but should online sports bettors tail such a struggling team? Read more handicapper analysis at SBR Picks.

04.14.2017

Sportsbook Review's Natalie Van Rydstrom has shared this week's SBR News Report on SBR Forum. The video details what sports bettors should consider regarding documenting any and all travel plans with sportsbooks in the event that they will be accessing their accounts from a location different than what's on file.

04.14.2017

There won’t be any titles on the line when Canelo Alvarez takes on Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. next month in Las Vegas. This is about something much more important: Cinco de Mayo. The WBC even created a special commemorative belt that will be handed out each year to the winner of the holiday weekend’s most important fight.