For the current 10 most breaking online sportsbook news items, visit the Sportsbook Review homepage.
 

SPORTS BETTING INDUSTRY NEWS RSS

News on scam sports betting operations, events and business deals within the offshore sports gambling industry.

05.14.2017

Baseball bettors are keenly aware that not every sportsbook is created equal with respect to the value of their MLB markets. While most sportsbooks are happy enough to offer full vigorish on their linesets because of giving away incentives in other areas, others set out to attract wagering volume & keep players engaged through reduced juice.

05.14.2017

Online sports bettors who will be wagering on the NBA Conference Finals can read a few tricks of the trade and insight from a sports handicapper at SBR Picks. Players should make sure that they are getting the best of it by utilizing free resources such as SBR Odds to ensure receiving the best line available.

05.13.2017

Bartice "Luke" King, founder of former Panama based sportsbook Legendz, has been sentenced to five years of probation and five months of home confinement, ending a long drawn out case which began back in April of 2013 when 34 individuals and 23 businesses were charged in a 95-page indictment.

05.13.2017

Bartice "Luke" King, founder of former Panama based sportsbook Legendz, has been sentenced to five years of probation and five months of home confinement, ending a long drawn out case which began back in April of 2013 when 34 individuals and 23 businesses were charged in a 95-page indictment.

05.13.2017

Bartice "Luke" King, founder of former Panama based sportsbook Legendz, has been sentenced to five years of probation and five months of home confinement, ending a long drawn out case which began back in April of 2013 when 34 individuals and 23 businesses were charged in a 95-page indictment.

05.13.2017

Bartice "Luke" King, founder of former Panama based sportsbook Legendz, has been sentenced to five years of probation and five months of home confinement, ending a long drawn out case which began back in April of 2013 when 34 individuals and 23 businesses were charged in a 95-page indictment.

05.13.2017

An InstantActionSports player has claimed that he has yet to be paid a $500 withdrawal requested last September. The player reported phoning the sports betting site daily to inquire on when he will receive payment, but says that he has been placed on hold and given the runaround on when he will be paid. SBR is investigating.

05.13.2017

This weekend, the UFC will hold one of their most stacked events to date with UFC 211 taking place in Dallas, Texas. The card is absolutely loaded with a pair of title fights at the top of the card as Stipe Miocic defends his heavyweight title against Junior dos Santos and Joanna Jedrzejczyk looks to defend her strawweight title for the fifth time against Jessica Andrade.

05.12.2017

Sportsbook Review's Natalie Van Rydstrom gives an update on The Greek Sportsbook (SBR rating A+) adding bitcoin, and a general market watch update. Bitcoin is currently trading more than $500 over the price of one ounce of gold at $1,760. Discuss bitcoin with like-minded bettors and share feedback on bitcoin sportsbooks at SBR Forum.

05.12.2017

On Friday’s Sports BIT show, Teddy Covers & Pauly Howard really have it all covered. They look at Game 6 of the Celtics-Wizards series as Boston looks to close things out. The Warriors and Spurs start Game 1 of the West Finals on Sunday. Also, the Mets’ Matt Harvey is on the mound for the first time since becoming tabloid fodder. 

05.12.2017

The field has been narrowed down to the final four best teams in the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs. An SBR Picks sportswriter has broken down the remaining betting value and put together a playoff betting guide for online sports bettors. To guarantee the best prices for your wagering buck, visit SBR Odds.

05.11.2017

UFC 211 takes place this Saturday, May 13. Sportsbook Review has compiled a list of UFC prop bets offered by the industry's top online sportsbooks. The sportsbooks shown are all in good standing with players and have no unresolved payout complaints. Shop for UFC outright betting on SBR Odds.

05.11.2017

A BetMotion Sportsbook (SBR rating C+) player has filed a payout complaint. The player has claimed that he has not been paid a sum of €3,448 from the online sportsbook; the funds were requested December of 2016. He has claimed that BetMotion has not provided an update on when he will be paid these funds. SBR is investigating.

05.11.2017

Will the Western Conference Finals be set by Thursday night? The Spurs lead the Rockets 3-2 heading back to Houston for Game 6, and Teddy Covers & Pauly Howard give their take on the game. Also, a look at an intriguing MLB series this weekend featuring the Astros and Yankees. Finally, an in-depth preview on what to expect from the 2017 Rams.

05.10.2017

Online sportsbook The Greek (SBR rating A+) now accepts bitcoin for player deposits. The Greek management advised Sportsbook Review that they will be adding bitcoin withdrawals in the days to come. There are no fees for bitcoin deposits at The Greek Sportsbook; deposits are generally applied in one hour.

05.10.2017

The Pittsburgh Penguins and Washington Capitals take the ice tonight at 7:30PM ET for Game 7 of their NHL Playoffs series. The Washington Capitals are -180 favorites at home. Online sportsbooks have set the total goals market at 5.5. View all game 7 betting odds and Pittsburgh vs. Washington ATS statistics using SBR Odds.

05.10.2017

The Eastern Conference semifinal series between the Wizards and Celtics returns to Boston for Game 5 on Wednesday night. Teddy Covers & Pauly Howard break it down on Wednesday’s Sports BIT show. Also, a look at some bad beats around the sports world and a betting preview of the 2017 Arizona Cardinals.

05.09.2017

SBR Forum posters are currently discussing a request in which an online sportsbook asked a player to provide a proof of his income. While uncommon at the sportsbook level, eWallets such as Neteller and Skrill have long asked for such information to verify that they are in compliance with respect to AML laws.

05.09.2017

The top five futures betting choices for the 2017 Preakness Stakes are Kentucky Derby runners, led by winner Always Dreaming. History suggests not looking too far down the board in this race. Read more betting insight and analysis on the Preakness Stakes at SBR Picks.

05.09.2017

The Houston Rockets and San Antonio Spurs bring their all-Texas Western Conference semifinal series back to San Antonio on Tuesday night with it all tied 2-2. On Tuesday’s Sports BIT show, Teddy Covers & Pauly Howard give their thoughts on that game. Also, a look at the Tigers-Diamondbacks matchup in MLB, NFL Week 1 lines moves, bad beats around sports and more.

05.09.2017

The San Antonio Spurs are favored by 5.5 points against the Houston Rockets in game five of the 2017 NBA Playoffs. The moneyline is set at an average of San Antonio at -230, meaning a $230 wager is necessary to show a profit of $100. View all full-game odds, as well as quarters, halves, and betting statistics using SBR Odds.

05.09.2017

Sportsbook Review has listed Super Bowl LII betting futures from top online sportsbooks. Players can compare in real-time the price offered for all NFL teams. Whenever an odds change is detected at one of the sportsbooks, the odd will flash red for a period of 60 seconds. See all odds from the betting directory.

05.09.2017

Sportsbook Review advises users who have tried their best to resolve a problem with their sports betting site of choice but who are still coming up blank to submit a sportsbook complaint. SBR has helped mediate thousands of complaints since 1999 and can give players the opportunity to be represented in a fair and impartial manner.

05.08.2017

An SBR Forum poster recently inquired on which online sportsbooks are currently accepting wagers on Montenegro Division 2 soccer. Moderator "Optional" posted the list of well-rated sports betting sites that spread Montenegro Division 2 markets. Soccer punters looking to discuss handicapping with like-minded individuals should bookmark the soccer betting forum.

05.08.2017

The Golden State Warriors look to finish off a sweep of the Utah Jazz in their Western Conference semifinals series Monday night. Teddy Covers & Pauly Howard break that game down on Monday’s Sports BIT show as well as a look at the Giants-Mets matchup on the diamond. Also, a betting recap of the Kentucky Derby, bad beats around sports and more.