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03.21.2017

Online sports bettors can find a list of bitcoin exclusive and traditional online sportsbooks that accept bitcoin using Sportsbook Review. The difference between the two is that BTC-only betting sites expose users to the daily swings of bitcoin value and essentially make them speculators, whereas traditional books offer USD/EUR/other.

03.21.2017

A Topbet Sportsbook (SBR rating D) player has filed a payout complaint. The player requested $2,450 in early January. He faxed in a series of documents requested by the online sportsbook before requesting payment. After providing the requested information, his payout was reportedly processed but never received.

03.20.2017

Sportsbook Review's Odds Couple provide an update on the ongoing CBB 10K Tourney Madness handicapping contest taking place at SBR Forum. Jakepeavy21 is currently sitting pretty in first place with a record of 25-22-2 and +124.05 units. Jake nailed some big underdogs early to start the contest and has coasted comfortably since.

03.20.2017

NCAA Tournament game-by-game action may be on hold until Thursday, but online sportsbooks have taken the time to update their outright championship winner betting market. North Carolina has just barely emerged atop the list as the most likely team to win it it all with the odds of +490. Kansas is priced at +500.

03.20.2017

The biggest NCAA Tournament game this week is arguably Thursday's showdown between number two Gonzaga and number thirteen West Virginia. Gonzaga opened as a -3 point betting favorite against West Virginia. The money line market has Gonzaga around -150 to win, so a $150 bet returns $100 in profit.

03.20.2017

The sportsbook bonuses directory has been updated. The list includes cash bonuses, free play, and free bet offers (where available). Cash bonuses function exactly like deposited funds and are typically preferred by players, whereas free plays return only the net winnings amount and are considered to be worth half the value of a cash bonus.

03.20.2017

There were some upsets as usual but for the most part, the top teams advanced to the Sweet 16. . Teddy & Pauly will have bettors covered on the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament from Tuesday through Friday, but first they take a last look back at what occurred in the Round of 32 over the weekend on Monday’s SportsBIT show.

03.19.2017

A Cloudbet Sportsbook (SBR rating C+) player filed a payment complaint yesterday reporting that it had been over 18 hours since he requested payment of more than 1 bitcoin. The player was frustrated that Cloudbet advertised "instant" deposit and withdrawals and yet had not fulfilled his request in a reasonable amount of time.

03.19.2017

Three days of the 2017 NCAA Bracket Contest is in the books. SBR Forum poster msutter is holding onto a narrow lead with 72 points and a predicted champion of Arizona. Msutter's maximum possible score total is 224 points. SBR Forum poster SharpAngles is hot on his trail with a total score of 71.

03.19.2017

In case you needed confirmation it's March, Michigan State just romped by 20 points as a short-priced underdog. Head coach Tom Izzo always gets the best out of his young men in the NCAA Tournament. The Spartans, outside of the first 10 minutes, looked like a top-seed, thwarting Miami (Fla.) 78-58 as 2-point pups; next up: the Midwest's No. 1 Kansas Jayhawks.

03.19.2017

Sportsbook Review's Odds Couple, Peter Loshak and Mike Brenner, chat with professional handicapper Ross Benjamin from RBWins.com and break down the betting lines for the Sunday games in the Round of 32 in the NCAA Tournament.

03.18.2017

A Cloudbet Sportsbook player has claimed that a payout for just over one bitcoin (currently worth $1,006) has been pending for going on 18 hours. Cloudbet players with payment feedback are encouraged to write to mail@sportsbookreview.com. The bitcoin exclusive betting site holds a current SBR rating of C+.

03.18.2017

A Cloudbet Sportsbook player has claimed that a payout for just over one bitcoin (currently worth $1,006) has been pending for going on 18 hours. Cloudbet players with payment feedback are encouraged to write to mail@sportsbookreview.com. The bitcoin exclusive betting site holds a current SBR rating of C+.

03.18.2017

A Cloudbet Sportsbook player has claimed that a payout for just over one bitcoin (currently worth $1,006) has been pending for going on 18 hours. Cloudbet players with payment feedback are encouraged to write to mail@sportsbookreview.com. The bitcoin exclusive betting site holds a current SBR rating of C+.

03.18.2017

A Cloudbet Sportsbook player has claimed that a payout for just over one bitcoin (currently worth $1,006) has been pending for going on 18 hours. Cloudbet players with payment feedback are encouraged to write to mail@sportsbookreview.com. The bitcoin exclusive betting site holds a current SBR rating of C+.

03.18.2017

Whenever you're shopping for a new online sportsbook, consider the most important question of all: Will I wait a long time to be paid? While there may be a plethora of sportsbook bonuses being dangled like carrots from unheard of operators, the industry's premier sports betting sites on the recommended list have operated for many years paying players reliably.

03.18.2017

Round two of the NCAA Tournament is officially underway this weekend. SBR Picks handicappers and featured guests discuss which sides may offer betting value for players and go over their leans, against the spread (ATS) wagering trends, and share their bracketology insight as the tournament unfolds.

03.18.2017

The 24-8 Butler Bulldogs get a tough draw in the second round, as they match up with 31-4 Middle Tennessee in the round of 32. Even as a 12 seed the Blue Raiders are picking up 59% of public support as a 4-point underdog across the board at online sportsbooks. Read one handicapper's breakdown at SBR Picks.

03.18.2017

Wisconsin will take on top seed Villanova on Saturday at the Key Bank Center in Buffalo. The winner will move onto the “Sweet 16” next Thursday at Madison Square Garden in downtown Manhattan against either Virginia or Florida. Read betting insight and a projection on the outcome of the fixture at SBR Picks.

03.17.2017

Sportsbook Review's Natalie Van Rydstrom gives an update on Realbet Sportsbook (SBR rating D-) and issues a slow-pay alert on the sports betting site. Realbet is no longer willing to provide updates on their slow-pay complaints to Sportsbook Review. The D- rated sports betting site previously acknowledged that payments were backed up back in January.

03.17.2017

Sportsbook Review's Odds Couple, Peter Loshak and Mike Brenner, recap day one of the 10K NCAAB Madness Contest. SBR Forum member JAKEPEAVY21 is currently in the top spot with a record of 17-21-1 and is up 107.79 units after hitting a few big underdogs on Tuesday including Boise State at +625, CAl State Bakersfield at +355, and Richmond at +315.

03.17.2017

The first day of the NCAA Tournament was very chalky straight-up as only two higher-seeded teams won. However, underdog bettors had a good opening day as many dogs covered the against the spread number offered by online sportsbooks. Teddy & Pauly now take a look at Saturday’s Round of 32 matchups.

03.17.2017

Day one of March Madness is in the books. SBR Forum posters are competing for a total prize-pool of 100,000 betpoints in the 2017 bracket contest. First place takes home a whopping 25,000 betpoints which can be used to redeem a variety of merchandise and goodies from the SBR Loyalty Store.

03.16.2017

Is this the year of the Kentucky Wildcats? Will three number two seeds make it to Phoenix for the national semifinals? That's how sportswriter Willie Bee sees things playing out in his breakdown at SBR Picks. Kentucky is trading at approximately +1200 at most online sportsbooks to win the NCAA championship.