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02.22.2017

The NBA regular season is still on break following the All-Star weekend, which leaves bettors with the opportunity to tee off on the futures betting markets on offer from sports betting sites. Last year's champs Cleveland are spread at around +350 to repeat, while runner-up Golden State is trading at -160. Compare all championship winner odds using Sportsbook Review.

02.21.2017

A Cloudbet Sportsbook (SBR rating C+) player claimed that he wagered on an in-play tennis bet and thirty minutes later had his wager voided. The player even wagered on the opposite side of the bet as a hedge play with Cloudbet; the second wager was not cancelled, though his original bet was voided and the betting site hasn't explained why.

02.21.2017

A Cloudbet Sportsbook (SBR rating C+) player claimed that he wagered on an in-play tennis bet and thirty minutes later had his wager voided. The player even wagered on the opposite side of the bet as a hedge play with Cloudbet; the second wager was not cancelled, though his original bet was voided and the betting site hasn't explained why.

02.21.2017

A Cloudbet Sportsbook (SBR rating C+) player claimed that he wagered on an in-play tennis bet and thirty minutes later had his wager voided. The player even wagered on the opposite side of the bet as a hedge play with Cloudbet; the second wager was not cancelled, though his original bet was voided and the betting site hasn't explained why.

02.21.2017

A Cloudbet Sportsbook (SBR rating C+) player claimed that he wagered on an in-play tennis bet and thirty minutes later had his wager voided. The player even wagered on the opposite side of the bet as a hedge play with Cloudbet; the second wager was not cancelled, though his original bet was voided and the betting site hasn't explained why.

02.21.2017

Parlays allow players to stake a small amount of funds for lottery style payouts. Parlays are also popular across the pond where they are known as accumulator bets and allow soccer bettors to put down a few euros in exchange for five or six figure payoffs if lady luck is on their side. Not all sportsbooks are created equal with their parlay odds. View SBR's list of top parlay betting sites.

02.21.2017

Sutton United's backup goalie Wayne Shaw is out of a job after a pie-eating 'publicity stunt' sparked an investigation by the UK Gambling Commission and the Football Association. A UK sportsbook tweeted out odds on whether or not the heavyset goalkeep would be shown consuming a pie during the broadcast of Sutton United vs. Arsenal.

02.21.2017

The Golden State Warriors are not expected to make history this NBA season according to online bookmakers. A writer breaks down the various betting odds on tap for the Warriors total number of wins this year as well as other top teams around the league, including Lebron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers.

02.20.2017

Update 2/21: Bitcoin has continued to climb and is currently at $1,111 per coin.

Bitcoin hit a high for the month of February with Coinbase topping out at $1,095 earlier this afternoon. The current trading price is around $1,080 per coin. Following negative news out of China with respect to two of the world's biggest Chinese exchanges temporarily halting withdrawals, the price dipped into the sub-$1000 range but has recovered nicely.

02.20.2017

The Odds Couple dive into all things sports betting related on this week's slate in this morning's Monday show. The dynamic duo also share their thoughts on the best betting value on the card for sports gamblers. Track real-time line moves, play by play, and chronological line history across 35 bookmakers using SBR Odds.

02.20.2017

Two new Otobet Sportsbook (SBR rating F) players have filed no-pay complaints. The players are owed €671 and €287 respectively and have read the few dozen outstanding complaints reported by players in a similar boat. Otobet ceased communicating with the users following their requesting payment. The sportsbook is on the SBR blacklist.

02.20.2017

Two new Otobet Sportsbook (SBR rating F) players have filed no-pay complaints. The players are owed €671 and €287 respectively and have read the few dozen outstanding complaints reported by players in a similar boat. Otobet ceased communicating with the users following their requesting payment. The sportsbook is on the SBR blacklist.

02.20.2017

Two new Otobet Sportsbook (SBR rating F) players have filed no-pay complaints. The players are owed €671 and €287 respectively and have read the few dozen outstanding complaints reported by players in a similar boat. Otobet ceased communicating with the users following their requesting payment. The sportsbook is on the SBR blacklist.

02.20.2017

Two new Otobet Sportsbook (SBR rating F) players have filed no-pay complaints. The players are owed €671 and €287 respectively and have read the few dozen outstanding complaints reported by players in a similar boat. Otobet ceased communicating with the users following their requesting payment. The sportsbook is on the SBR blacklist.

02.20.2017

Online sportsbook Pinnacle (SBR rating A+) has advised SBR that due to regulatory changes they are no longer able to service players based in Ireland and Poland. Residents of either country must request to be paid whatever their closing balance is and will receive winnings for unsettled markets as normal once the events are graded.

02.20.2017

Jahil Okafor may have been the number three overall pick out of the 2015 draft, but the NBA is a what have you done for me lately league and although he was solid as a rookie, one sportsbook believes the Philadelphia 76ers may be looking to trade the 6-foot-11 giant and have opened up a wagering market to that effect. Read more at SBR Picks.

02.19.2017

A Topbet Sportsbook player has claimed that he has been attempting to withdraw over $10,000 for the last month across multiple payout requests. The player reported that on two separate occasions after requesting payment through bitcoin he was offered cash bonuses in exchange for cancelling his withdrawals.

02.19.2017

A Topbet Sportsbook player has claimed that he has been attempting to withdraw over $10,000 for the last month across multiple payout requests. The player reported that on two separate occasions after requesting payment through bitcoin he was offered cash bonuses in exchange for cancelling his withdrawals.

02.19.2017

A Topbet Sportsbook player has claimed that he has been attempting to withdraw over $10,000 for the last month across multiple payout requests. The player reported that on two separate occasions after requesting payment through bitcoin he was offered cash bonuses in exchange for cancelling his withdrawals.

02.19.2017

A Topbet Sportsbook player has claimed that he has been attempting to withdraw over $10,000 for the last month across multiple payout requests. The player reported that on two separate occasions after requesting payment through bitcoin he was offered cash bonuses in exchange for cancelling his withdrawals.

02.19.2017

An LSbet Sportsbook (SBR rating D+) player has filed a sportsbook complaint. The player deposited €120 to the sports betting site on January 23. He wagered a two-team accumulator (parlay) bet on soccer bringing his account balance up to €882. He declined taking a sportsbook bonus so that he would not be slowed down by a rollover requirement.

02.19.2017

An LSbet Sportsbook (SBR rating D+) player has filed a sportsbook complaint. The player deposited €120 to the sports betting site on January 23. He wagered a two-team accumulator (parlay) bet on soccer bringing his account balance up to €882. He declined taking a sportsbook bonus so that he would not be slowed down by a rollover requirement.

02.19.2017

An LSbet Sportsbook (SBR rating D+) player has filed a sportsbook complaint. The player deposited €120 to the sports betting site on January 23. He wagered a two-team accumulator (parlay) bet on soccer bringing his account balance up to €882. He declined taking a sportsbook bonus so that he would not be slowed down by a rollover requirement.

02.19.2017

An LSbet Sportsbook (SBR rating D+) player has filed a sportsbook complaint. The player deposited €120 to the sports betting site on January 23. He wagered a two-team accumulator (parlay) bet on soccer bringing his account balance up to €882. He declined taking a sportsbook bonus so that he would not be slowed down by a rollover requirement.