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08.29.2017

Otobet Sportsbook (SBR rating F) remains down for the count. SBR reported earlier this year that the scam online sportsbook pulled the plug on its website after failing to pay dozens of players. This serves as an unfortunate reminder to players that only top rated sportsbooks are a safe bet for football season.

08.28.2017

A MyBet Sportsbook (SBR rating D) player has filed a complaint. The player has claimed that following his request for payment of €400 his account access was restricted. The player has claimed that the sports betting site has not provided a reason why. MyBet holds a rating of D in the sportsbook rating guide.

08.27.2017

Selecting an online sportsbook is no different than any other major purchase - players want a quality product and good bang for their buck. A sportsbook that doesn't bring many features to the table or value isn't as attractive as a company that innovates and enhances the user experience.

08.27.2017

The wagering public was bloodthirsty for Floyd Mayweather to experience his first ever defeat, so much so that they influenced the betting market in a way that is rarely seen. The end result was that most online sportsbooks were pulling for the favorite to prevail to avoid paying out millions in McGregor tickets.

08.26.2017

Sportsbook Review's Natalie Van Rydstrom provides an SBR news industry update on outstanding sportsbook issues. Natalie covers the recent report of a $10,000 slow-pay complaint submitted by a Topbet player who has been waiting since March for payment. Topbet is an F rated online sportsbook.

08.26.2017

The Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor super-fight is the first event of its kind. Boxing's biggest star takes on the UFC's kingpin in what would appear to be a mismatch on paper. The betting markets have a mind of their own, however, as the numbers shared by A+ rated online sportsbook Pinnacle reveal.

08.25.2017

A CRSportsBet (SBR rating D) player has filed a payout complaint. The player has claimed that he has been waiting for four months overall for payment. He was told originally he would receive one payout method, and then later that he would receive payment through an alternate method.

08.25.2017

SBR Forum members are voting on the outcome of the Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor super-fight taking place Saturday night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. More than 70% of voters believe that "Money" Mayweather extends his unbeaten record to 50-0 with a victory over the Irishman.

08.24.2017

A BetAtHome Sportsbook player has been advised to contact the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA). The player reported that his account has been suspended for a period of three months and he is unable to withdraw his balance of more than €1,200. BetAtHome holds a rating of C-.

08.23.2017

A Topbet Sportsbook (SBR rating F) player owed $10,000 has filed a payout complaint. The player requested four payments for $2,500 each. The funds were deducted from his account ranging from March 23 through May. He has yet to receive any of the payouts and has been given only generic updates from Topbet.

08.22.2017

Bookmaker.eu (SBR rating A+) rolled out an update earlier today improving its sportsbook interface. The update streamlines the bet making process and allows users to add multiple bets to their betslip while continuing to browse sportsbook markets. Straight bets can easily be converted into parlays, teasers, or if win bets.

08.22.2017

A MrRingo Sportsbook (SBR rating C) player has filed a payout complaint. On May 8 the player requested payment of NOK 1900 (equivalent to $240). He has contacted MrRingo "nearly 100 times" to inquire on the status of the withdrawal, in addition to contacting the Curacao eGaming authority.

08.21.2017

A Redbet Sportsbook (SBR rating C) player has claimed that he hasn't been paid on winning bets totaling around £1,500 for an entire month. He has said that Redbet acknowledged system issues and are working on the problem, but he hasn't been given a specific ETA on when his wagers will be graded and winnings paid.

08.20.2017

Bitcoin is currently trading at more than $3,400. The digital currency has skyrocketed in popularity in recent years with many online sports bettors fancying bitcoin as the most comparable option to eWallet in terms of ease of use for funding online sportsbooks. Shop for bitcoin accepting sportsbooks using SBR.

08.18.2017

A 1XBet Sportsbook (SBR rating D-) who claims to have built a balance of $1,560 wagering on cricket has filed a sportsbook complaint. The player has claimed that his sports betting account access was revoked by 1XBet. He tried to log-in but his account was blocked and he has not been communicated with.

08.15.2017

A Topbet Sportsbook (SBR rating F) player has filed a payout complaint. The player has been waiting since May 2017 for two payouts for $718.80 and $234.82 respectively. He has not been given any firm updates on when he can expect to receive payment.

08.09.2017

Sportsbook Review recently updated its live odds widget for third-party webmasters to be 100% responsive (mobile-friendly). Interested parties who would like to embed the free betting odds widget on their website can write to requests@sportsbookreview.com to be provided the embed code.

08.08.2017

A Topbet Sportsbook player has claimed he has not received three payouts for a total of $7,500. The first payout request was dated March 25. The second and third requests were made in May. He has received only generic updates from Topbet since. SBR has requested comment from Topbet management.