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05.07.2017

Five new payout complaints have been filed against Topbet Sportsbook (SBR rating D-). The players have been waiting as far back as a week after the Super Bowl to receive payment. One of the players reported that Topbet advised him bitcoin was not currently an option to receive payment, which is in contrast to what SBR was recently told.

05.07.2017

Saul "Canelo" Alvarez pitched a shutout against his Mexican rival Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. last night against millions watching on Pay-Per-View. There was the belief among some sports bettors that the bout would be competitive as evidenced by the line movement in JCC's favor, and his support was strengthened by his notably making weight.

05.07.2017

With the NFL Draft in the rearview mirror, teams largely know what rosters they will be bringing into the 2017 regular season. An SBR Picks sportswriter dives into the early regular season win totals betting market and shares initial thoughts & nuggets of value that bettors may wish to consider when making their off-season NFL picks.

05.06.2017

Team USA and Canada are locked into a hotly contested battle to determine the top 12 poker players from each region. The 2017 SBR Forum World Poker Cup has been underway since mid-February. Mr. KLC of Team USA leads all players with 34 tournament cashes and 7,055 accumulated points.

05.06.2017

Update: Always Dreaming Wins Kentucky Derby. Which three-year-old will grab the glory and the money this first Saturday in May in the Bluegrass State? An SBR Picks sportswriter takes a comprehensive look at post positions and odds for the Kentucky Derby and the Kentucky Oaks.

05.06.2017

SBR Forum posters are discussing tonight's Pay-Per-View boxing attraction featuring Saul "Canelo" Alvarez and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. Canelo is currently a -550 favorite at most online sportsbooks after opening at -825. The Cinco de Mayo weekend fight is expected to be the most wagered on boxing event of the years, less there is a Mayweather vs. McGregor scrap.

05.05.2017

Sportsbook Review's Natalie Van Rydstrom delivers an SBR News update for Friday, May 5, 2017. Natalie covers the recent report of a $26,000 unpaid balance by a LiveSports.ag (SBR rating F) player. LiveSports.ag has claimed that the player's account figure is incorrect because he used part of his casino bonus in their sportsbook, and has claimed that he is owed $17,000.

05.05.2017

Saul "Canelo" Alvarez is a -600 favorite against Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. in their Saturday night Pay-Per-View showdown on Cinco de Mayo weekend. Sportsbook Review has posted a list of Alvarez vs. Chavez Jr proposition bets now being offered at online sportsbooks for the Saturday night tilt.

05.04.2017

Sportsbook Review has compared some of the top betting sites by their Kentucky Derby winner odds. The Kentucky Derby takes place this Saturday, May 6. Classic Empire is currently listed at +425 to win the Derby, while Always Dreaming and McCracken can be had for +450 and +600 respectively.

05.04.2017

Players with feedback on BetMotion (SBR rating C) are encouraged to write to mail@sportsbookreview.com. The sports betting site was upgraded from C to C+ in May of 2015 and holds a Curacao eGaming license. Players have submitted positive feedback about the software and wagering markets available at the sportsbook.

05.04.2017

A LiveSports.ag (SBR rating F) player has filed a complaint. The player detailed making a $1,000 deposit and receiving a 200% bonus that was accompanied with a seven times rollover, meaning that the player would have to put $7,000 in action plus his deposit before asking for a withdrawal. He eventually increased his balance to $26,000.

05.04.2017

A LiveSports.ag (SBR rating F) player has filed a complaint. The player detailed making a $1,000 deposit and receiving a 200% bonus that was accompanied with a seven times rollover, meaning that the player would have to put $7,000 in action plus his deposit before asking for a withdrawal. He eventually increased his balance to $26,000.

05.04.2017

A LiveSports.ag (SBR rating F) player has filed a complaint. The player detailed making a $1,000 deposit and receiving a 200% bonus that was accompanied with a seven times rollover, meaning that the player would have to put $7,000 in action plus his deposit before asking for a withdrawal. He eventually increased his balance to $26,000.

05.04.2017

A LiveSports.ag (SBR rating F) player has filed a complaint. The player detailed making a $1,000 deposit and receiving a 200% bonus that was accompanied with a seven times rollover, meaning that the player would have to put $7,000 in action plus his deposit before asking for a withdrawal. He eventually increased his balance to $26,000.

05.04.2017


It’s an NBA and Major League Baseball heavy Sports BIT show on Thursday, hosted by Teddy Covers & Pauly Howard. They break down Game 3 of Celtics-Wizards and Game 2 of Jazz-Warriors in the NBA playoffs. On the baseball side, it’s a look at which teams have made bettors the most money this season and which have been a terrible wager.

05.03.2017

A Topbet Sportsbook (SBR rating D-) player requested $1,350 on March 8 and has yet to be paid. The player reported that he called Topbet a total of three time sseeking updates but has not received a firm update on when he can expect to be paid. He has been a Topbet player for three years and hasn't been slow-paid until now.

05.03.2017

Futures Book odds for both the 2017 French Open and Wimbledon Men’s and Women’s Singles Championships have been up for some time both Offshore and in Las Vegas and it seems the Women’s marketplace still offers the best potential longshot bets with the Men’s half of the brackets always seeming to be won by the same four or five usual suspects. 

05.03.2017


The Cleveland Cavaliers and Houston Rockets look to go up 2-0 in their respective NBA conference semifinal series on Wednesday night. Teddy Covers & Pauly Howard break their games down as well as an in-depth look at the just-released NFL win totals for the 2017 season. Plus bad beats and more on Wednesday’s Sports BIT show.

05.02.2017

A MrRingo Sportsbook (SBR rating C) player has filed a complaint. The player has claimed that he asked for a withdrawal of €800 on March 31, which prompted MrRingo to freeze his account pending the results of an investigation. The online sports betting site then confiscated the €800 plus an additional €592 in winnings. The player denies wrongdoing. SBR is following up.

05.02.2017

Do you need help picking a Kentucky Derby winner? You’re not alone. The 2017 field is a crapshoot underneath the two or three top choices. A sportswriter at SBR Picks covers the potential betting value.

05.01.2017

Online sports bettors at SBR Forum have put on their thinking caps and are tackling the topic of how to best quantify the value of a half run on an MLB total. For example; what significance should it make for the odds given if a total is available at 8 runs instead of 8.5 runs? Get the answer at the Handicapper Think Tank section.

05.01.2017

The May 2017 monthly payout report thread has been created at SBR Forum. Users are encoruaged to share their feedback whenever they receive payment from a sports betting website. Players can also include whether or not they were charged a fee for each withdrawal and share the total fee relative to their payout.

05.01.2017

Two NBA conference semifinal series get underway on Monday night as Toronto visits Cleveland and Houston is in San Antonio. On Monday’s Sports BIT Show, Teddy Covers & Pauly Howard break those games down as well as a look back at the weekend’s NFL Draft, a historic day at the plate for the Nationals’ Anthony Rendon and more.

04.30.2017

A Topbet Sportsbook (SBR rating D-) player has claimed that it has been 21 days since his request for $2,500 and he has yet to receive any updates on the status of his withdrawal. The sports betting website had its rating lowered to D- amid a number of similar slow-pay complaints stretching back to the Super Bowl.