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04.04.2017

Readytobet (SBR rating C+) players have reported that the site has been off-line for four days, although the homepage graphic displayed a maintenance announcement with a note that the period would take two hours. Five players have written in concerned about the status of their accounts. SBR is pursuing information related to Readytobet's status.

04.03.2017

Sportsbook Review's how to bet on sports guide covers all of the basics to get players on their way to beating their bookie. Whether you are interested in wagering on games straight-up or dabbling in some exotic wagers (parlays, teasers, and other), the resource page has everything you need to know. Send special requests to mail@sportsbookreview.com.

04.03.2017

A Realbet Sportsbook (SBR rating D-) player has filed a payout complaint. The player signed up for the sports betting site in January. He deposited easily enough and began wagering, running his balance up to $7,400. He asked for a $2,500 payout on February 5, a few days after Super Bowl LI.

04.03.2017

SBR Forum posters are discussing tonight's NCAAB men's championship event between Gonzaga and North Carolina. North Carolina is currently favored by one point; Gonzaga has received 52% of bets (down from 55% yesterday) to cover the spread the point spread. Track all lines moves using SBR Odds.

04.03.2017

It’s Gonzaga vs. North Carolina in the final men’s college basketball game of the season Monday night from outside of Phoenix. Teddy & Pauly take a hard look at the game and give their picks on Monday’s SportsBIT Show. It’s only the second matchup between top seeds in the national championship game this decade; the other was in 2015 when Duke beat Wisconsin.

04.02.2017

North Carolina opened as -1.5 to -2 point favorites against Gonzaga in Monday night's NCAA championship. However, more wagers have poured in on Gonzaga with 55% according to SBR Odds. The outright betting market has a similar split. View all betting odds for the full game and against the spread stats using SBR Odds.

04.02.2017

The April 2017 payout tracker thread has been created at SBR Forum. SBR Forum members are encouraged to share their feedback on how quickly sports betting sites are processing their withdrawals. The tracking thread can be used to confirm whenever a payment has been received from a sportsbook.

04.02.2017

It all comes down to the NCAA Championship Monday night to determine the winner of the 2017 NCAA Bracket Contest at SBR Forum. Brooks85 or Mannyfan will end up winning the contest as each would end up with 175 total points in the event of a Gonzaga or North Carolina victory. Brooks85 needs Gonzaga while Mannyfan is on North Carolina.

04.02.2017

The 2017 Major League Baseball season’s first pitch will be from St. Petersburg, Florida at 1:05 p.m. ET when the Tampa Bay Rays host the New York Yankees. An SBR Sports Picks handicapper breaks down the opening series and shares thoughts as to where fellow cappers can find the most value.

04.01.2017

Online sportsbook Pinnacle (SBR rating A+) has planned maintenance Monday April 3 which will cause their website and mobile application to be unavailable from 9:30PM to 6AM PDT (UTC -7 hours); during this time sportsbook wagering and website access will be suspended. The casino will be unavailable for two hours prior to this window.

04.01.2017

One of the most effective ways to handicap the Final Four over the last decade is to back the team entering with a higher average margin of victory on the season. One can bypass strength of schedule measures, luck probabilities, offensive and defensive efficiencies, and the like. Read more at SBR Picks.

03.31.2017

Sportsbook Review's Natalie Van Rydstrom reports on a recent complaint a racebook bettor shared where a trifecta bet was voided on account of being "past-post" or after the race had started. SBR originally shared the ways to avoid such complaints by making sure to enter your bet ahead of time and not relying on your PC clock.

03.31.2017

Teddy & Pauly get bettors set for the weekend on Friday’s SportsBIT show with a look at the marquee Final Four matchup Saturday between Oregon and North Carolina. In addition, it’s a deep dive into the start of the Major League Baseball season with Sunday night’s Cubs-Cardinals opener and some win totals pick for the year.

03.30.2017

A forum poster recently shared that he believed he placed a winning trifeca bets a number of seconds before the race went off, but his wager was voided on account of being past-post. This is a common complaint and is the same in nature as when players have wagers on in-play events cancelled for being after a sequence occurred.

03.30.2017

A forum poster recently shared that he believed he placed a winning trifeca bets a number of seconds before the race went off, but his wager was voided on account of being past-post. This is a common complaint and is the same in nature as when players have wagers on in-play events cancelled for being after a sequence occurred.

03.30.2017

A forum poster recently shared that he believed he placed a winning trifeca bets a number of seconds before the race went off, but his wager was voided on account of being past-post. This is a common complaint and is the same in nature as when players have wagers on in-play events cancelled for being after a sequence occurred.

03.30.2017

A forum poster recently shared that he believed he placed a winning trifeca bets a number of seconds before the race went off, but his wager was voided on account of being past-post. This is a common complaint and is the same in nature as when players have wagers on in-play events cancelled for being after a sequence occurred.

03.30.2017

The stage is set and two rather unlikely finalists are left standing in a tournament that saw the tops seeds get wiped out early. A sportswriter from SBR Picks breaks down the betting odds. Sportsbooks currently have TCU as -3.5 point favorites against Georgia Tech.

03.30.2017

There just a few days left in the 2016-17 NCAA basketball season. It comes to an end Thursday night at Madison Square Garden for Georgia Tech & TCU in the NIT title game. Teddy & Pauly address that as well as Saturday’s first NCAA Tournament Final Four game on Thursday’s SportsBIT show.

03.29.2017

BetBright has been added to the sportsbook rating guide at B. The sports betting site has its headquarters in Dublin, Ireland, and is licensed by the UK Gambling Commission. BetBright has received positive user feedback, though currently only accepts registrations from the United Kingdom and Ireland. SBR will update if the sportsbook opens to other jurisdictions.

03.29.2017

Online sportsbook 10Bet (SBR rating B+) has advised SBR that they are withdrawing the Poland market. As of March 31 players based in Poland will no longer be able to log-in to the 10Bet platform. Players should request payment of their balances now as after March 31 they will only be able to do so by contacting customer service.

03.29.2017

South Carolina is ready to take part in its first Final Four in program history. The Gamecocks were a whopping +30000 odds to win it all prior to the season. SBR forum users posed the following questions in the run up to the Final Four: If you are holding a South Carolina futures ticket for $100 at +30000 odds, do you hedge? If so, how?