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12.27.2016

The Dallas Cowboys nearly covered the total points market alone in last night's drubbing of the Detroit Lions. The Cowboys won convincingly by a final score of 42-21. The Jerry Jones owned team were favored by a closing line of -6.5 points though a few online sportsbooks hung -7, though this was of no consequence.

12.26.2016

SBR Forum poster timmyboy34243 has a 2.87 unit lead in the $50,000 NFL and College Football sports betting contest Beat The Prick 12. The all-important week 17 of the contest could shake up the top 5 dramatically if any of the users ar saving their best for last and finish 5-0-0 in the closing week of competition.

12.25.2016

While the eggnog might be flowing plentifully today, one place where it is business as usual is the NFL sideline. Conversely, online sportsbooks still have a job to do, and Christmas Day sees two NFL games kicking off with the Baltimore Ravens and Pittsburgh Steelers at 4:30PM, and the Denver Broncos and Kansas City Chiefs at 8:30PM.

12.25.2016

Sportsbook Review wishes all readers, forum members, and website users a Merry Christmas. Forum members who log-in today will receive 50 betpoints for free, and 100 betpoints if they are SBR Pro members who have donated $100 to the Make a Wish donation to verify their accounts for elevated membership perks.

12.24.2016

Tis the season to be jolly and also to get a little extra in your stocking whenever possible. The same applies for making deposits to online betting sites. Sportsbooks come closest to matching their pre-football season craze with elevated offers during the heart of the NCAA bowl schedule and through Christmas week.

12.24.2016

The most lopsided action of this afternoon is on both the San Diego Chargers and Green Bay Packers. 68% of bettors are on the San Diego Chargers -4 against the Cleveland Browns, and 65% of sports bettors are on the Green Bay Packers to cover the point spread of 7 points against the Minnesota Vikings.

12.23.2016

Bitcoin hit a 23 month high this morning as the digital currency soared past $918 at Bitstamp. The upward movement generated quite the response in SBR Forum, where sports bettors mostly celebrated the news as a sign of things to come, especially after President-elect Donald Trump appointed a long-time bitcoin supporter to his cabinet.

12.22.2016

SBR Forum members are discussing the recent surge of bitcoin past the $860 mark. Christmas has come early for sports gamblers who were sitting on the digital currency in their online wallets as bitcoin appreciates in value with market upswings. One of the most popular online wallets for storing bitcoin is Blockchain.info.

12.22.2016

Week 16 of the $50,000 NFL and Sports Betting handicapping contest is underway and The Prick is not off to the best of starts. The professional handicapper's slump continues with an 0-2-0 start. Sportsbook Review's Natalie Rydstrom interviewed the handicapper this week on his thoughts on his overall standing in the betting contest.

12.22.2016

Sportsbook Review's Natalie Rydstrom reports on the $5,000 poker freeroll tournament being held at the 8th annual SBR Forum Bash in Punta Cana. The poker tournament is being sponsored by betting site YouWager.eu and takes place on Super Bowl Sunday, February 5, 2017 from the Hard Rock Hotel's poker room.

12.21.2016

Topbet Sportsbook has been upgraded from D to D+. The sports betting website has started processing payments quicker than players had previously been forced to wait now that the betting site has integrated bitcoin to their online cashier. Players who would like to cancel a pending check request should contact Topbet to ask for bitcoin instead.

12.21.2016

There are just two weeks left in the $50,000 NFL and College Football sports betting contest known as Beat The Prick. The top ten leaderboard is separated by mere hairs as there's less than a one unit difference between timmyboy32443 in first place and DaColts in second place. It is literally anyone's ball game in week 16 of the Beat The Prick handicapping conest.

12.21.2016

SBR Forum posters voted for the top five online sportsbooks in SBR's annual community poll this football season. While there was a razor tight battle between the #1 and #2 rated betting site, there were greater margins between the online sports betting sites rated from number three through number five.

12.20.2016

The eighth annual SBR Forum Bash will be held once again in Punta Cana at the Hard Rock Hotel. The event was first announced on June 27 and quickly generated all of the excitement you'd expect from SBR Pro members eager to have some fun in the sun during Super Bowl weekend with an opportunity to win some coin to boot.

12.20.2016

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas for the underdog players who wagered on the Carolina Panthers vs. the Washington Redskins for Monday Night Football. Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers easily covered the spread of 7 as they won outright as dogs getting +260 from online bookmakers.

12.19.2016

When it comes down to choosing an online sportsbook, whether for added value during college football bowl season, or during the NFL Playoffs, the most important factor is the integrity of the sportsbook and financial stability. Before any bells and whistles or neat features, players need to have the utmost confidence that the sportsbook has a long history of doing right by players financially.