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03.05.2017

UFC 209 is in the books. Tyron Woodley retained his welterweight championship against Stephen Thompson with a majority decision win in front of the T-Mobile Arena crowd in Las Vegas, Nevada. Woodley was a slight underdog to karate savant Thompson at approximately +125 according to the closing odds.

03.05.2017

Not all online sportsbooks are created equal. That fact is apparent by the multitude of player complaints that surface against some brands involving slow-pay complaints, poor customer service, confiscation of winnings; the list goes on. For this reason, SBR Forum holds an annual poll to determine the industry's best sportsbooks.

03.05.2017

In the fifth of an eight-part series exploring against the spread seeding trends for the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament, SBR Picks sportswriter Jay Pryce examinates the number five and twelve seeds from the standpoint of their their past betting trends with March Madness right around the corner.

03.04.2017

Against the spread (ATS) betting analysis on marquee games for today's college basketball slate is provided by an SBR Picks sportswriter. Track all NCAAB game odds and line movements on the day's games using the Sportsbook Review betting odds grid. By creating a free SBR Forum account users can build a custom odds grid with select sportsbooks.

03.04.2017

UFC 209 was dealt a blow when it was announced that the always entertaining and controversial fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov was forced to pull out of the pay-per-view event due to medical issues. However, there are still plenty of wagering options on the board in both full game and prop betting markets at online sportsbooks.

03.04.2017

A third college basketball contest has been launched at SBR Forum. The NCAAB Handicapping Contest is sponsored by A+ rated online sportsbook Pinnacle and gives away 15,000 betpoints to the top 10 contestants. Betpoints can be redeemed from the SBR Store. A valid Pinnacle account is required to participate. Entry is 100% free.

03.03.2017

Sportsbook Review's Natalie Van Rydstrom reports on the upcoming SXSW conference being held on March 11, 2017 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Jacinto City, Texas. Representatives from the American Gaming Association will be present alongside some of the country’s top gaming law experts.

03.03.2017

Kentucky is the latest state to tackle the murky waters of Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) and bill H 414, introduced to pave the way for DFS in the Bluegrass state, was defeated in the House just two weeks after being drafted. State Representative Adam Koenig authored bill H 414 to legalize Daily Fantasy Sports in his home state of Kentucky.

03.03.2017

For the first time in history, bitcoin's value has surpassed that of one ounce of gold. Bitcoin is currently trading at $1,270 whilst one ounce of gold is around $1,229. Sports bettors who are keeping a percentage of their bankrolls in bitcoin have profited an extra $270 for every $1,000 in bitcoin held based on the upward movement since the Super Bowl.

03.03.2017

A Vitalbet Sportsbook player has filed a payment complaint. The player claims that he recently won €1,000 and asked for a payout through Skrill. His account had already been verified for Know Your Customer (KYC). He claims not to have received any recent correspondence from the online sportsbook detailing when he will be paid.

03.03.2017

A Vitalbet Sportsbook player has filed a payment complaint. The player claims that he recently won €1,000 and asked for a payout through Skrill. His account had already been verified for Know Your Customer (KYC). He claims not to have received any recent correspondence from the online sportsbook detailing when he will be paid.

03.03.2017

A Vitalbet Sportsbook player has filed a payment complaint. The player claims that he recently won €1,000 and asked for a payout through Skrill. His account had already been verified for Know Your Customer (KYC). He claims not to have received any recent correspondence from the online sportsbook detailing when he will be paid.

03.03.2017

A Vitalbet Sportsbook player has filed a payment complaint. The player claims that he recently won €1,000 and asked for a payout through Skrill. His account had already been verified for Know Your Customer (KYC). He claims not to have received any recent correspondence from the online sportsbook detailing when he will be paid.

03.02.2017

The 2017 South by Southwest Convention is set to kickoff next week, and this year’s itinerary brings together some of the most active advocates for the advancement of a legalized sports betting system in the United States. Representatives from the American Gaming Association will be joined by some of the country’s top gaming law experts to discuss the topic.

03.02.2017

A Betrally Sportsbook player has submitted an account complaint. The player has claimed that he asked for a withdrawal of €1,903 on February 20. After four days he inquired on the status of his funds, but was given no information. His initial deposit to his Betrally account was made using eWallet Skrill.

03.02.2017

A Betrally Sportsbook player has submitted an account complaint. The player has claimed that he asked for a withdrawal of €1,903 on February 20. After four days he inquired on the status of his funds, but was given no information. His initial deposit to his Betrally account was made using eWallet Skrill.

03.02.2017

A Betrally Sportsbook player has submitted an account complaint. The player has claimed that he asked for a withdrawal of €1,903 on February 20. After four days he inquired on the status of his funds, but was given no information. His initial deposit to his Betrally account was made using eWallet Skrill.

03.02.2017

A Betrally Sportsbook player has submitted an account complaint. The player has claimed that he asked for a withdrawal of €1,903 on February 20. After four days he inquired on the status of his funds, but was given no information. His initial deposit to his Betrally account was made using eWallet Skrill.

03.02.2017

SBR Forum has announced a second college hoops contest to run throughout the NCAA Tournament. The contest gives away 10,000 free play points and features the SBR Odds Couple, Peter Loshak and Mike Brenner. The contest is open to all SBR Forum members and asks users to pick from NCAAB sides, totals, and money lines.

03.02.2017

Topbet Sportsbook (SBR rating D) has acknowledged the payment delays reported by players. SBR has lowered Topbet from a rating of D+ to D. Multiple players were told that bitcoin was no longer a payment option, however Topbet clarified that bitcoin was not discontinued and stated that this was a customer service error.

03.02.2017

Topbet Sportsbook (SBR rating D) has acknowledged the payment delays reported by players. SBR has lowered Topbet from a rating of D+ to D. Multiple players were told that bitcoin was no longer a payment option, however Topbet clarified that bitcoin was not discontinued and stated that this was a customer service error.

03.02.2017

Topbet Sportsbook (SBR rating D) has acknowledged the payment delays reported by players. SBR has lowered Topbet from a rating of D+ to D. Multiple players were told that bitcoin was no longer a payment option, however Topbet clarified that bitcoin was not discontinued and stated that this was a customer service error.

03.02.2017

Topbet Sportsbook (SBR rating D) has acknowledged the payment delays reported by players. SBR has lowered Topbet from a rating of D+ to D. Multiple players were told that bitcoin was no longer a payment option, however Topbet clarified that bitcoin was not discontinued and stated that this was a customer service error.

03.01.2017

Georges St-Pierre is returning to the Octagon to fight Michael Bisping on Friday, June 30. In a shocker, it was announced that the fight would be contested at middleweight. St-Pierre opened as a slight -125 betting favorite at online sportsbooks following news of the fight. St-Pierre returns to the Octagon for the first time since November 2013.

03.01.2017

The March 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 fulfilling their withdrawal requests. Use the tracker thread to confirm when you have received payment from an online sportsbook, and how long it took.