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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.

12.19.2016

After one day of bowl action, SBR Forum members Spacefrog and sportsfun's team entry lead the pack in the $10,500 NCAA Bowls Contest. The duo have a perfect card after one day with six units and a total possible point score of 34, though it is anybody's ball game in what is typically a contest that comes down to the wire.

12.18.2016

With hundreds of betting sites to choose from, it can be a taxing process to review each and every sportsbook to decide which company is right for you. Using Sportsbook Review, the process is simplified and streamlined. But before getting to all of the resources that allow bettors to filter by specific feature to find the right fit, SBR recommends players consider the court of public opinion.

12.18.2016

The NFL consensus data cited in this articleis powered by the NFL Betting Odds page at Sportsbook Review. For individual game-by-game statistics, betting trends, and injury data, visit the match-up pages on the SBR Odds grid. SBR cautions players to remember to stick with well-rated sports betting sites.

12.17.2016

Sports bettors can compare features on more than 200 active online sportsbooks using the betting sites rating guide. Established in 2004, the sportsbook rating guide is now fully responsive (mobile-friendly), adjusting to the size of any smartphone or mobile device. Gone are the days of dealing with busy signals or lowering your voice to place a bet while in the restroom so the in-laws don't overhear.

12.17.2016

Gamblers are treated to no big surprise seeing the Alabama Crimson Tide as the odds on favorite to win the 2017 College Football playoff. Alabama is offered at an average of -247, so a bettor would have to risk $247 to win $100 on the Tide winning it all. By line-shopping for the best price, players can get the best of it this bowl season.

12.17.2016

Sports bettors are like kids in candy stores today as the first slate of college football bowls kick off at 2PM ET with UTSA taking on New Mexico. Oddsmakers have set New Mexico as the betting favorite at -7.5 points. The wagering consensus data cited in this article is powered by the college football betting odds grid at Sportsbook Review.

12.16.2016

SBR Forum members are currently discussing Marathonbet Sportsbook. Marathonbet, rated B+ in the online sportsbooks rating guide, is known for welcoming sharp action on high limit football markets and for their mobile betting software. There are currently no unresolved complaints against Marathonbet.

12.16.2016

Sportsbook Review asks users with feedback on bitcoin betting exchange Fairlay to write to mail@sportsbookreview.com. Fairlay is a prediction market peer-to-peer exchange which charges no commission on sports markets, while news and entertainment related betting markets incur a 2% commission surcharge.

12.16.2016

Jetwin Sportsbook is currently off-line. Players are unable to create new accounts or log-in to access their existing accounts. Jetwin is a bitcoin exclusive sports betting website and casino which came online SBR added to the sportsbook rating guide in July of 2015 at the mark of C+. Users in need of assistance are asked to submit a sportsbook complaint.

12.15.2016

A Nitrogen Sports (SBR rating B+) player surveyed forum posters on if they have ever experienced delays while waiting for a large bitcoin withdrawal. The player shared that his betting account underwent a security check from Nitrogen Sports as he requested his withdrawal to a new hardware wallet payment address.