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01.10.2017

BetOnline Sportsbook (SBR rating A+) has eliminated its 2% fee for bitcoin withdrawals. Bitcoin transactions are now fully free for deposits and withdrawals with BetOnline. BetOnline took into account user feedback regarding the fees and also removed a deposit fee after the start of football season.

01.10.2017

Sportsbook Review congratulates the winners in the NCAA Bowl handicapping contest at SBR Forum. $10,000 was split across the top 3 winners, with $500 reserved for last place. Places 4 through 7 split 125,000 betpoints which can be used to make redemptions from the SBR loyalty points store.

01.09.2017

Topbet Sportsbook (SBR rating D+) is investigating a payout complaint. The betting site has told SBR that they are looking into a player's unresolved issue where he has been attempting since November 8 to be put on a payment schedule for his $25,000 balance. The player is willing to take payouts using bitcoin.

01.09.2017

Online sportsbook Wagerwin (SBR rating F) has been set to off-line. The betting site was last purchased by Wager506 (also off-line) in July of 2016. SBR reported December 10 of 2015 that a player received $500 toward a payment plan. It is unclear if the user was ever paid in full, or if the sportsbook owed others at the time of closure.

01.09.2017

Favorites swept the board during the NFL Wild Card round going 4-0 against the spread (ATS) as well as straight up. A majority of sports bettors backed the NY Giants against the Green Bay Packers from reading the picks posted in the NFL Betting Forum, though the Packers closed as -4.5 point favorites and about -210 on the money line against the NY Giants.

01.08.2017

Craigb bested the field of 99 players who qualified in Saturday's SBR Poker Sharps Championship. Craigb won the deep stack event, which took place after three and a half months of daily qualifiers, and won $5,000 for his efforts. 150,000 betpoints were divided among the contestants who finished from 2nd to 15th.

01.08.2017

Online sportsbooks have set the Pittsburgh Steelers as 11.5 point favorites against the day's first game against the Miami Dolphins. Bookmakers have set the Green Bay Packers as 5.5 point favorites against the New York Giants. Track live scores and play-by-play stats on both games using the NFL betting odds grid.

01.08.2017

One half of the NFL Wild Card round is over with, and players had a great Saturday in their battle whilst bookies only silver lining was the under in the evening's second game with the Detroit Lions and Seattle Seahawks. Both favorites, the Houston Texans and Seattle Seahawks, comfortably covered each point spread.

01.08.2017

Bitcoin is currently trading at about $14,700 per coin. It's not too late to get started with a bitcoin accepting online betting site. Sportsbook Review has a list of sports betting websites that accept deposits and withdrawals in the digital currency, as well as a discussion board with a tutorial for first-time users. | Get Started Today

01.07.2017

An InstantActionSports (SBR rating D-) player has filed a sportsbook payout complaint. He is owed a total of $5,000 from the sports betting site and last received a total of $500 in late October. Since this time, the player claims he has been advised of processors delays and problems and was recently hung up on when inquiring on his payment status.

01.06.2017

Sportsbook Review's Natalie Rydstrom reports on two recent software updates at two popular sports betting sites to start the new year. Online sportsbook Bet365 (SBR rating A+) added the option for users to edit or add to their unsettled accumulator (parlay) and straight bets, and Heritage Sports added a player prop bet builder.

01.06.2017

Update 9:50AM: Nitrogen is back online and has completed its maintenance.

Nitrogen Sports (SBR rating B+) is presently down for maintenance. The bitcoin exclusive sportsbook updated Twitter ten minutes ago advising users of the downtime. The Nitrogen Sports homepage also displays a note regarding the maintenance. Nitrogen Sportsbook has not given an ETA but has said that they will be back up shortly.

01.05.2017

The NFL playoffs officially kick off Saturday afternoon with the Oakland Raiders going on the road as 4 point underdogs against the Houston Texans. The evening's second game has the Detroit Lions as an 8 point betting underdog against the Seattle Seawhawks. Shop for the best real-time lines using the NFL odds page.

01.05.2017

Bitcoin has finally cooled off a bit after cracking $1,140 for the first time in over two years. The day's range has seen the digital currency bounce between $885.41 and $1,136.72 per Bitstamp movements. As of this publication bitcoin is trading at $988. What does this rapid price fluctuation mean for online sports bettors?

01.04.2017

Bet365 Sportsbook (SBR rating A+) has introduced a new feature called Edit Bet which allows bettors to add, swap, or remove selections from unsettled accumulator (parlay) bets, and to swap or add selections to unsettled straight bets. Edit Bet is offered on mobile and tablet sized devices to allow for easy bet management on the go.

01.04.2017

One game remains to determine the final standing of the $10,500 NCAA Bowl Contest. SBR Forum members garvardntl and brooks85 have a team entry which currently leads all contestants with 24 points. In the event that the pair hit their four star prediction on the Alabama vs. Clemson championship, they will lock up the $5,000 first place prize.

01.04.2017

A Topbet Sportsbook player has filed a sportsbook complaint. The player has claimed that he requested a payout of $1,200 on November 29 via cheque and has yet to receive his withdrawal. The player is unwilling to switch to another method such as bitcoin to allow for a quicker payout experience.

01.03.2017

It is essential that prior to making any picks on the NFL Wild Card round that players do their homework and know which online sportsbooks should be avoided. Once you're all set with a quality sportsbook, check out this video by SBR's Odds Couple, Peter Loshak and Mike Brenner, which tackles the subject of NFL Wild Card betting value with Doug Upstone.

01.02.2017

An Otobet Sportsbook (SBR rating F) player has added his name to the no-pays list. The player requested a payout of €300 on December 18. He has received no responses from Otobet concerning his payout request since asking for his funds, and has contacted the betting site numerous times. Otobet no longer responds to SBR inquiries.

01.02.2017

Users have submitted positive feedback on using bitcoin with Jazz Sports, as well as sister sportsbooks ABC Islands and Looselines. SBR has added Jazz to the bitcoin sportsbooks list, along with information pertaining to how Jazz handles bitcoin withdrawals and currency conversion for bitcoin deposits.

01.02.2017

Digital currency bitcoin is off to an explosive start in 2017 cracking $1,020 early Monday morning. Gamblers who had to return to the office Monday morning were likely notified through smartphone applications that monitor the price of the digital coin. Many such players opt to store a percentage of their bankroll in bitcoin.

01.01.2017

Alabama opened as 6.5 point favorites against Clemson in the college football championship. The game kicks off Monday, January 9 at 8:00PM ET. Clemson has received a majority of the public money thus far following their 31-0 drubbing of Ohio State as a 2.5 point underdog. Track all line movements prior to kickoff using SBR Odds.