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03.10.2017

A Realbet Sportsbook (SBR rating D-) player has filed a complaint. The player has been waiting to receive payment since January 29. He was told that he should expect to receive payment within 15-20 business days. It has been a total of 30 business days and the player has received no updates from the online sportsbook.

03.10.2017

In most cases, the cream of the crop has risen to the top in college basketball’s conference tournaments – except for No. 1 Kansas. It’s another very busy day of action Friday around the country. Teddy Covers and Pauly Howard give their takes on the SportsBIT show in previewing some of the day’s most interesting games.

03.10.2017

Earlier this week 5Dimes Sportsbook released a new do-it-yourself player prop builder. Users can build totally custom prop bets on American sports across a wide range of categories. SBR Forum posters are presently discussing the feature and sharing their feedback on creating their own prop betting options.

03.09.2017

Barcelona’s 6-5 aggregate win over PSG in the last 16 of the Champions League has been hailed as the greatest comeback in soccer history, and sportsbooks said it killed them. Sportsbook Review has the betting report along with updated odds for Champions League futures.

03.09.2017

The deadline to join this year's NCAA Bracket Contest is Thursday, March 17 at 12:15PM ET. A total of 100,000 betpoints is up for grabs with 25,000 betpoints reserved for first place. SBR Forum has all of the details on eligibility requirements and how posters can participate in the bracket contest, as well as the Odds Couple Capping Contest.

03.09.2017

Selection Sunday is just three days away, and while the majority of the country will soon fill out their brackets, many hoops fans will use the tournament as a platform to put their handicapping skills to the test for the first time. SBR houses all of the resources that you need to become a “Better Bettor” and this article serves as a guide for first-timers looking to test their sports betting abilities.

03.09.2017

Most of college basketball’s blue-blood programs finally make their conference tournament debuts on Thursday. It’s a very busy day of action from noon to past midnight.  Teddy Covers and Pauly Howard give their takes on the SportsBIT show on some of the day’s most interesting games.

03.08.2017

A Fonbet Sportsbook (SBR rating C) player has filed a complaint. The player opened his sports betting account several years ago and has deposited and withdrawn funds many times over the years. However, he stopped using Fonbet after his wagers were limited. On February 27 he redeposited €100 for an in-play match bet bonus.

03.08.2017

Tim Tebow makes his Major League debut Wednesday afternoon as the Mets face the Astros in preseason action, and online sportsbooks take notice by offering sports bettors the chance to predict his performance. 

03.08.2017

College basketball’s major conference tournaments really kick into gear around the country on Wednesday. Teddy Covers and Paul Howard give their takes on the SportsBIT show on some of the day’s most important games and also recap the betting action as it unfolded across the professional and college basketball ranks Tuesday.

03.07.2017

Sportsbook Review receives a fair number of complaints per week from players who are stuck in the Know Your Customer (KYC) penalty box. In most of the cases the players accounts have been disabled for wagering, costing them the opportunity to place winning sports bet until their verification is in order.

03.07.2017

It’s all about basketball on Tuesday’s SportsBIT show, largely focusing on the “musical chairs” that are the major conference tournaments tipping off around the country ahead of the Big Dance. Teddy Covers and Paul Howard will recap the bad beats from Monday night.

03.06.2017

SBR occasionally receives complaints from players pertaining to bonuses. More often than not, the complaints center around how the sportsbooks enforce their bonus rules. Examples include, but are not limited to, specific odds being excluded from the play-through requirement, markets such as in-play or proposition wagers not counting toward rollover.

03.06.2017

A Sportsbook.ag (SBR rating D-) player has filed a payout complaint. The player had the good fortune of winning a prize during the Super Bowl through a squares pool and requested a withdrawal of $2,000 on February 6. He has not received his funds to date. The player has made three inquiries with the online sportsbook on his payment.

03.06.2017

The 2017 Big 12 Men’s Basketball Tournament tips off at the Sprint Center in Kansas City on Wednesday. Kansas is the favorite at +120 to win the Big 12 Tournament at most online sportsbooks. The number one ranked Jayhawks (Associated Press Top 25) , won their 13th regular season title in a row with a 16-2 record (26-3 overall).

03.06.2017

As of Friday, March 3, 2017, Pinnacle (SBR rating A+) ceased accepting player registrations from Slovenia. Pinnacle cited regulatory changes as the reason for the withdrawal from the Slovenian market. Sportsbook Review reported on February 20 that Pinnacle exited the markets of Ireland and Poland.

03.06.2017

Online sportsbook Titanbet has received an upgrade to B+. The sports betting site holds a license issued by the UK Gambling Commission for UK players, and the Kahnawake Gaming Commission for their rest of world players through their .com website. Titanbet is known for its betting software ease of use and market variety.

03.06.2017

In today's deep dive segment of SportsBIT, Vegas insiders Teddy Covers and Pauly Howard cover the ACC Conference and cover which teams can possibly make the big dance and advance into the NCAA Tournament. The two also cover whether or not Coach Krzyzewski has the depth to chase four wins in Brooklyn

 

 

03.05.2017

The NHL trade deadline is now a thing of the past and it is time to see how the betting markets have responded. The Washington Capitals are still the consensus favorites to win the Stanley Cup, but what dark horses may be worth a value play if for no other reason than to potentially hedge out and guarantee a profit? Keep reading.

03.05.2017

Sports bettors can view more than 200 online sportsbooks by feature offered using the SBR Rating Guide. Players can use Amazon style filters to narrow down their search for a sports betting site on everything from the cashier (deposit/payout options), countries accepted, wagering platform information, and more.

03.05.2017

Team USA and Canada are the frontrunners so far after a couple weeks of poker tournament play in the 2017 SBR Forum World Poker Cup. SBR Forum members from all regions are encouraged to play in the Monday to Friday tournaments which take place at 3PM, 7PM, 9PM, and 11PM respectively. The winning team of this year's tournament will net 12,000 betpoints each.

03.05.2017

Team USA and Canada are the frontrunners so far after a couple weeks of poker tournament play in the 2017 SBR Forum World Poker Cup. SBR Forum members from all regions are encouraged to play in the Monday to Friday tournaments which take place at 3PM, 7PM, 9PM, and 11PM respectively. The winning team of this year's tournament will net 12,000 betpoints each.