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10.02.2016

Online sports bettors and sports fans can find all NFL week 4 live odds and scores using the NFL betting odds grid. Lines update in real-time without requiring a page refresh. Line history from all online sportsbooks is one click away: a complete, chronological history of that sportsbook's line changes is available.

10.01.2016

An SBR Forum discussion thread has been created for the month of October 2016 to log sportsbook payouts. Members are encouraged to share exactly how long it has taken them to get paid from their sportsbook, and to share the cost of receiving the withdrawal. In an effort to avoid costly fees, most players have transitioned to using bitcoin for their transactions.

10.01.2016

The SBR Forum community poll has concluded and an updated top 5 online sportsbooks determined. Votes were accepted throughout the month of September 2016. Participating members weighed in and ranked their favorite online sportsbooks. Each of the sportsbooks chosen as best by SBR Forum members hold an SBR rating of A+.

09.30.2016

There are many online sportsbook bonuses to choose from: Free play, cash, free bets, and the list goes on. The question then becomes which online sportsbook bonus is best? There is no one size fits all answer, it comes down to particular playing preference based on the type of online bonus offered. This articles runs through the offers listed in the bonuses directory.

09.30.2016

SBR Forum members are discussing the Counter Srike Global Offensive ESL tournament which began today in New York. Optic Gaming is a +260 underdog vs. SK and team Liquid +222 vs. Navi. eSports is a niche market that has slowly gained in popularity among gamblers, though not all sportsbooks offer eSports betting markets.

09.29.2016

Sportsbook Review had a discussion with Topbet management regarding the status of outstanding player payouts. Topbet acknowledged that there is a backlog of players owed who are waiting to receive funds through methods that rely on third party processors. While no specific numbers were discussed, Topbet was optimistic that payouts would be caught up soon.

09.29.2016

An Otobet Sportsbook (SBR rating D-) player has claimed that after verifying his account successfully he requested a withdrawal in the amount of €1,913 which has not been paid. The player has been given generic updates from Otobet's support staff that according to the financial department the transfer would be made soon.

09.28.2016

Sports gamblers can filter over 200 sportsbooks by feature using the betting sites rating guide. Whether players are interested in sportsbook bonuses or specific wagering options, an Amazon like shopping experience is offered through the rating guide, which has been continually refined based on player feedback.

09.28.2016

Week four of the free $50,000 NFL and College Football sports handicapping contest is now open for picks. Sportsbook Review's Natalie Rydstrom interviews professional handicapper "The Prick" to go over his five picks for this week. It is not too late to join and have an opportunity to win part of the $50,000 in prizes.

09.28.2016

The MLB Postseason is one week away and sports gamblers looking to sprinkle some action on the games should be advised that not all MLB betting sites are created equal. Sportsbook Review has established a list of the betting sites considered best for wagering on baseball and listed them in accordance to their MLB linesets.

09.27.2016

A BetAtHome Sportsbook (SBR rating C-) player has claimed that his account was banned by the sports betting site with over $8,000 remaining in his account. The player was sent a brief email explaining that the decision was made by the security department and would not be reversed. The player's winnings were zeroed out.

09.27.2016

While opinions were divided in the SBR Posting Forum on who won last night's debate, online sportsbooks are very clear: Hillary Clinton won the debate. Clinton went into the debate on offer at around -190 and emerged -235. She was as high as -250 at one point at the in-play markets at Betfair during the course of the debate.

09.27.2016

A Topbet Sportsbook player who had been waiting for a $5,000 payment since Mid-August has reported being paid. In total, the player's withdrawal took 19 business days. He was told originally to expect his payout in 5-10 business days. Topbet management has continued to address other issues on a case-by-case basis.

09.26.2016

An EFBet Sportsbook (SBR rating C) player has claimed that the sports betting site has changed the odds on his winning bets when the market moves against the house. One winning bet was also allegedly voided by the sportsbook despite the odds being in line with the rest of the betting market.

09.26.2016

Bookmakers have released 47 proposition bets on tonight's first Presidential debate between Republican nominee Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. A large variety of prop bets are on offer including whether or not each candidate will utter specific phrases during the course of tonight's debate.

09.26.2016

SBR Forum members are invited to participate in tonight's Predict the Score for Pizza Contest for Monday Night Football. The objective is to correctly predict the exact final score for both teams — the Atlanta Falcons and the New Orleans Saints — and the first man or woman to correctly do so will be declared the winner.

09.26.2016

SBR Forum members are invited to participate in tonight's Predict the Score for Pizza Contest for Monday Night Football. The objective is to correctly predict the exact final score for both teams — the Atlanta Falcons and the New Orleans Saints — and the first man or woman to correctly do so will be declared the winner.

09.26.2016

SBR Forum members are invited to participate in tonight's Predict the Score for Pizza Contest for Monday Night Football. The objective is to correctly predict the exact final score for both teams — the Atlanta Falcons and the New Orleans Saints — and the first man or woman to correctly do so will be declared the winner.

09.26.2016

SBR Forum members are invited to participate in tonight's Predict the Score for Pizza Contest for Monday Night Football. The objective is to correctly predict the exact final score for both teams — the Atlanta Falcons and the New Orleans Saints — and the first man or woman to correctly do so will be declared the winner.

09.26.2016

It was a rough Sunday afternoon for sports bettors though players managed to return fire to sportsbooks with the public darling Dallas Cowboys covering against the Chicago Bears with room to spare in the Sunday night game. This article recaps Sunday's wagering action and how players fared vs. the betting lines.

09.25.2016

Sportsbook Review suggests players consider the test of time: How long has the sportsbook been in operation in good standing? It may sound like a daunting task to research how long exactly hundreds of companies have been in business, which is where the sportsbook rating guide comes in handy.

09.25.2016

Sportsbook Review receives many thousands of complaints each year from online sports bettors. A percentage of these complaints center on account hacking or unauthorized access that results in the loss of user funds. This article lists useful ways to make sure that as a player you are doing everything you can to protect your online sportsbook account.

09.25.2016

Online sportsbooks have caught up with the times. Bookmakers have fashioned themselves into media companies with clever marketing departments capitalizing on today's social media landscape while the cold-calling of yesteryear has mostly ceased. Sportsbooks spend piles of cash on connecting with potential players through various forms of advertising.

09.24.2016

Players can find sportsbooks by their cashier options offered using the online sportsbooks rating guide. Whether a gambler is looking for bookmakers accepting bitcoin or a more traditional banking based option, the rating guide contains data from over 200 online sportsbooks, however - not all sportsbooks are created equal.