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11.05.2016

It is not too late for college football gamblers to get some extra bang for their buck in November. The sportsbook bonuses grid shows the current sign up bonus offer from a number of sports betting sites. The bonuses displayed include traditional cash bonuses, free plays, and free bet offerings from online sportsbooks.

11.05.2016

Online sportsbooks have installed Manny Pacquiao as a prohibitive -800 favorite in tonight's tilt with Jessie Vargas. An $800 wager is necessary to win $100 in profit on Pacman. However, the fact that Pacquiao is 37 years old coupled with Vargas' defensive ability and +475 odds, 64.5% of sports bettors are rolling the dice on Vargas to pull the upset.

11.04.2016

Sportsbook Review's news host Natalie Rydstrom advises players on the ways to shop for the best political betting odds using the SBR network. Sports gamblers who want to wager for fun can use their daily log-in betpoints at SBR Forum to enjoy a no juice special which offers Hillary Clinton at -200 and Donald Trump at +200.

11.04.2016

An Otobet Sportsbook player has claimed that he had €2,500 in winnings confiscated. The player provided his personally identifying documents to satisfy the betting site's Know Your Customer (KYC) process. At this point, the online sportsbook closed the player's account without word and confiscated the remaining balance.

11.03.2016

An SBR Forum discussion thread has been created for players to log sportsbook payout speed. Betting sites that are unable to honor player withdrawals in a prompt manner should be avoided. The industry's best online sportsbooks are capable of paying players the same day depending on the cashier option. Bitcoin is one of the most popular sportsbook payout methods.

11.03.2016

Update 11/4 12:15PM ET: WillHill has released a new tweet in response to a player saying the following: "Service is still touch & go at the moment, but we're positive that we will be up & running soon."

British bookmaker William Hill is currently off-line as the sportsbook is being hit with a distributed denial of service attack (DDoS). William Hill publicly acknowledged the situation on their Twitter feed. DDoS attacks are often performed on sportsbooks by attackers hoping to score a ransom payday in exchange for stopping the attacks.

11.03.2016

Week nine of the $50,000 NFL and College Football sports betting contest is open for picks. Professional handicapper The Prick has had three straight winning weeks and looks to build onto his positive units score in week nine. Meanwhile, more than 1,600 SBR Forum members continue competing for 150,000 in weekly points plus their year-end standing.

11.03.2016

The Atlanta Falcons are -4.5 point road favorites tonight against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. An overwhelming 65% of online sports bettors are wagering on the Falcons to cover the spread in tonight's Thursday Night Football installment. This article summarizes the betting odds and consensus breakdown across the most popular wagering markets.

11.02.2016

A Realbet Sportsbook (SBR rating D-) player has been owed $2,000 since February. The player has been given generic responses from the online sportsbook and has not been advised of a date that his withdrawal is expected to be paid. Realbet Sportsbook is part of the betting sites blacklist and should be avoided.

11.02.2016

According to a report by ESPN's David Purdum, a recent national survey found that Americans are divided on the issue of legal sports betting in every US state. The poll surveyed just 1,000 individuals and found 48% supported changing federal law, though it's clear that likely zero of the 400,000 SBR Forum members voted in this poll, nor any of the New Jerseyans who overwhelmingly voted for legal sports betting.

11.02.2016

Online sportsbooks have set the Chicago Cubs as slight favorites in game 7 of the World Series. The Cubs are around -115 betting favorites on average to win the deciding game in the World Series. Over 60% of sports bettors have tickets holding the Cubs to win according to the consensus data available from SBR Odds.

11.01.2016

The US election is just a week away and online sportsbooks have significantly adjusted their betting odds. Donald Trump is ranging from +195 to +260 as of this publication, which underscores the importance of shopping for the best odds. Sportsbook Review has compiled the election odds on both Trump and Clinton becoming the next President.

11.01.2016

Update 11/2: Redbet has addressed the complaint and shared that the player's amount will remain closed. The player's next step for legal recourse is to file a complaint with the Malta Gaming Authority.

Redbet was initiated with a rating of C by Sportsbook Review on October 14. The betting site holds a license from both the Malta Gaming Authority and the UK Gambling Commission. Sister sportsbook Whitebet is also part of Redbet. Players have submitted mixed feedback so far usually focused on the Know Your Customer (KYC) process.

11.01.2016

Sports bettors should bookmark the NBA Futures betting directory to find the most competitive odds for wagering on NBA outright markets. The Golden State Warriors are floating around -116 to win the NBA Championship. By line shopping for the best available NBA betting odds, players can help their bankrolls flourish.

10.31.2016

Betting exchange Matchbook (SBR rating B+) has announced that as of November 1st changes will be made to their commission structure. There will be 0.75% commission charged on posted offers (a decrease from the current 1%) and 1.50% on accepted offers (an increase from 1%). Matchbook hopes that the change will encourage more market creation.

10.31.2016

Sportsbook Review's Natalie Rydstrom takes viewers through a guided tour of the Pinnacle (SBR rating+) sportsbook software. Pinnacle has significantly improved their bet placing process with the introduction of a new view that shows a fixed bet slip as players navigate through various sports markets.

10.31.2016

Sports bettors can find bitcoin accepting sportsbooks using SBR. There is a dedicated bitcoin sportsbook comparison page showing the rating of each company, how many years the website has been online, deposit and bonus details, the maximum payout offered through bitcoin, as well as if player balances are stored in bitcoin or fiat.

10.30.2016

One of the most common sportsbook complaints that players file involve bonuses. In most cases, there is a disagreement over the house and the redeeming user on whether or not the player was eligible to receive the bonus. It gets complicated when the sportsbook decides a player should not have been eligible after the fact.

10.30.2016

Gamblers looking to place a wager for NFL week 8 would do well to consider one of the companies on the best sportsbooks list. It takes many years for a betting site to be considered among the industry's best. Sportsbooks that have established consistently efficient payment track records with players over the years are rated A+.

10.29.2016

Sports gamblers looking to browse for the best NFL odds for week 8 are encouraged to use SBR Odds. Track real-time scoring updates and line movements at a variety of sports betting sites. In addition to being an odds monitoring tool, SBR Odds also offers consensus betting data for public consumption. This article summarizes the Packers vs. Falcons betting data.

10.29.2016

A special line has been posted in the SBR Points Sportsbook on the US election. A no juice line of Hillary Clinton -315 and Donald Trump +315 is presently available for wagering. SBR Forum members receive points for logging in daily and participating in free contests and poker tournaments. Points can be used to redeem items from the SBR Store.

10.28.2016

Update 10/29 10:40AM ET: Bitcoin is now trading at $706.

SBR Forum members are discussing bitcoin having its best week since June 2016.  SBR reported just five days ago that bitcoin was trading at $650; it is now knocking on the doors of $690. The digital cryptocurrency enables players to make transactions with betting sites without having to leave the home or incur costly fees all to place an online sports bet.

10.28.2016

FBI Director James Comey has announced that the investigation into Hillary Clinton's usage of a private email server while Secretary of State has been reopened. Clinton is currently a sizable favorite over Donald Trump with betting odds ranging from -480 to -575. It is likely that this breaking news may cause a market reaction just 11 days out from the presidential election.

10.28.2016

Sportsbook Review wishes readers and their families a happy Halloween weekend. SBR News video host Natalie Rydstrom brings the latest updates while decked out in festive attire. To make a special request for show topics or to submit a question to Natalie, SBR asks users to write in via email to mail@sportsbookreview.com.