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12.07.2016

Week 14 of the 2016 Beat The Prick handicapping contest is now open for picks. SBR Forum members are competing for $50,000 in season-ending prizes. The top 100 contestants according to total units won share the massive prize-pool. Contestants who haven't already joined are playing for their share of 150,000 SBR betpoints per week.

12.07.2016

Circle, one of the biggest US facing bitcoin exchanges, announced today that it would no longer operate as a traditional bitcoin exchange where users could buy and sell bitcoin. Circle will focus on its mobile app business and other usages and recommended their existing users cash out their bitcoin or transferred to a preferred partner such as Coinbase.

12.06.2016

While this weekend in college football sees the formal end of the college football regular season with Army taking on Navy as 7 point underdogs, sportsbooks have already released dozens of betting lines for upcoming bowl games starting with the Celebration Bowl between NC Central and Grambling on December 17.

12.06.2016

A TopBet Sportsbook (SBR rating D) player has claimed that he requested a payout of $1,500 on November 11. He provided all necessary documents to satisfy the terms of the online sportsbook's Know Your Customer (KYC) process. Nearly one month later, he has yet to be paid and has been advised of delayed processing.

12.06.2016

Sportsbook Review reported on November 2 that a Realbet (SBR rating D-) player claimed he was owed $2,000 since February of 2016. The player has received only generic updates from the online sports betting site ever since. Realbet Sportsbook is reportedly suffering from processor delays but has been unable to shed light on when players will receive payment.

12.05.2016

Sportsbook bonuses can be extremely satisfying. When a player can risk the funds of the house before his own deposited bankroll, often he or she will take a stab at parlay wagers (accumulators in UK), teaser bets, or any exotic form of wagering that a player might think twice about before pulling the trigger on.

12.05.2016

Sportsbooks have released odds on the college football playoffs. In a picture perfect setup, the #1 through #4 ranked teams in the nation will be competing against one another as Alabama (1), Clemson (2), Ohio State (3), and Washington (4) are all playing in the semi-final to determine who plays in the big game January 9.

12.05.2016

It was one of the best NFL weekends of the year for players as favorites went 9-13 against the spread, or 10-13 depending on where the Chicago Bears line closed at your online sportsbook of choice. All high profile public teams covered with relative ease in a day that was sure to fill some stockings prior to Christmas.

12.04.2016

BetMotion Sportsbook (SBR rating C+) addressed the payout complaint reported by a player on November 17. A player claimed that a payout request made on November 1 via eWallet was yet to be processed. BetMotion has said that the withdrawal is being analyzed by the relevant department, but shared nothing further.

12.04.2016

Compare online sportsbooks odds for NFL week 13 using SBR Odds. This article lists the current point spread wagering consensus split on all Sunday games based on the sportsbooks available on the NFL betting odds grid. Players are advised to limit their NFL sports bets to only the industry's top online sportsbooks.

12.03.2016

The field is set in the $10,500 NCAA Bowl Contest. 80 SBR Forum posters are competing for the prizes and the glory in one of the most exclusive contests on the web. There is still time to join the NCAA Bowl Contest showdown which gives away 15,000 points to the top 20 contestants. The contest opens on December 17.

12.02.2016

Sportsbook Review's Natalie Rydstrom covers the recent advisory to players to configure their sports betting accounts with two-factor authentication (2FA) whenever the feature is available. 2FA would require players to enter a unique code to confirm a withdrawal or even to sign on before placing a bet.

12.02.2016

Topbet Sportsbook (SBR rating D) have informed SBR that they have now completed the process of incorporating bitcoin to their online cashier. The minimum deposit amount is $50 and maximum $5,000 per transaction. However, as of this publication Topbet has only added bitcoin as a funding option and not as a withdrawal option.

12.02.2016

An Otobet Sportsbook (SBR rating D-) player has filed a payment complaint. The player recently won nearly €1,500 from the online sportsbook but he has yet to be paid. The player reported that the online sportsbook has not been responsive to his email inquiries concerning the status of his funds.

12.01.2016

SBR Forum has created the December 2016 live sportsbook payout experiences post. Each month SBR Forum members log how long it has taken them to receive payment from sports betting sites, including whether or not a fee was associated with each transactions. Word of mouth helps players gauge which sport betting sites are having issues processing withdrawals,

12.01.2016

An SBR Forum poster recently shared that his sports betting account had over $2,000 paid to an unauthorized individual. The player could have secured his account by using two-factor authentication (2FA) but believed his setup was good enough and didn't want to have go through an additional step to withdraw his funds.

11.30.2016

Betting sites can be compared many ways throughout the SBR network. Users can shop by bonus incentives for creating an account, wagering specific information tied to individual events or the website platform, even how many years that a sportsbook has been online. However, with respect to American football, one popular way to measure sportsbooks is by parlay payouts.

11.29.2016

Online sportsbook Pinnacle (SBR rating A+) has been named the eSports operator of the year by EGR Magazine. Pinnacle won the award at the Artillery Garden at the HAC in London. Pinnacle was up against top competition from other online sportsbooks who similarly offer a good eSports product but was considered best overall.

11.29.2016

An InstantActionSports (SBR rating D-) player has filed a payout complaint. The player asked for a payout of $3,000 on November 2 and has yet to receive his funds. At first the player was advised of technical issues that made Skrill unavailable as a payout option. At this point the player asked to be paid via bank transfer.

11.29.2016

A 1XBet Sportsbook (SBR rating D-) player has submitted an account complaint. The player originally tried to request payment for his account balance (€4,100). He sent his photo ID, passport, and screen captures from his Skrill account. Following providing this set of documents, the sportsbook asked for additional photos showing him holding documents.

11.28.2016

A BetGun Sportsbook (SBR rating D+) player has filed a payment complaint. The player has claimed that he requested payment of €255 on November 14 and has yet to be paid. After sending the required documents needed to verify his account and not hearing back, the player pressed the issue further and was accused of sharing his PC with another player.

11.28.2016

Sportsbook Review Picks analyst Jordan Sharp weighs in on tonight's betting value from a props perspective for Monday Night Football. A slight majority of bettors are on the Philadelphia Eagles to cover the spread at home, with SBR Odds currently reflecting 53% of bets on Carson Wentz and company.

11.28.2016

SBR Forum is running a predict the score contest for tonight's Monday Night Football game between the Green Bay Packers and Philadelphia Eagles. The Packers are on the road as a +4 point underdog. The game is scheduled to kick off at 8:30PM ET. The lucky SBR Forum member who correctly predicts the final score will win a $15 pizza eGift card.

11.28.2016

SBR Forum is running a predict the score contest for tonight's Monday Night Football game between the Green Bay Packers and Philadelphia Eagles. The Packers are on the road as a +4 point underdog. The game is scheduled to kick off at 8:30PM ET. The lucky SBR Forum member who correctly predicts the final score will win a $15 pizza eGift card.