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09.10.2016

A BetClic Sportsbook (SBR rating C-) player has filed a sportsbook complaint. The player has claimed that his sports betting account has been suspended for a period of one month. The player provided his ID to the online sportsbook along with his utility bill and a photograph holding his ID, but he is still unable to access his funds.

09.10.2016

The 2016 Beat The Prick (BTP) 12 handicapping contest is officially open for week one picks. This year's flagship contest on the Sportsbook Review network gives away $50,000 to the top 100 NFL and College Football handicappers based on total units accumulated through the course of the 17-week handicapping contest.

09.09.2016

Sportsbook Review's Natalie Rydstrom guides readers through how to shop for a new sportsbook using the betting sites rating guide. Sports bettors can take advantage of Amazon style filters to browse for a new sportsbooks. Sportsbook Review detailed earlier in the week some of the most popular sportsbook searches according to user stats.

09.09.2016

A Topbet Sportsbook player has claimed that two payouts for $2,500 each have not been received. The requests were made dating back to July 5, 2016. The player has been in constant contact with customer service but has not received any firm updates on when the payouts are expected to be received.

09.09.2016

Update 2:16PM ET: Cloudbet management addressed the case and clarified that they were performing system upgrades which caused some wagers not to be graded on-time. The player's bet has since been graded.

A Cloudbet Sportsbook player has submitted negative feedback concerning the amount of time it has taken for an MLB sports wager to be graded as a winner. The bet was made more than 24 hours ago and has yet to be settled. Cloudbet players have frequently complained of tardy wager settlement times.

09.08.2016

Nitrogen Sports (SBR rating B+) has provided an update on the reports of delayed transactions. SBR Forum members noted yesterday that deposits and withdrawals were significantly delayed beyond the normal time-frame. Deposits took up to three hours in some cases and one player reported a payout request taking 45 minutes.

09.08.2016

Realbet Sportsbook (SBR rating D-) have addressed the payout complaint a player filed regarding an unpaid $1,350 from a payout request originally made on February 27. The player has to date only received a refund of his initial deposit and has not been given any information on when his withdrawal will be completed.

09.08.2016

An SBR Forum poster has shared that his online sportsbook has placed him on a payment plan. The player had his account closed on June 6 by the betting site and he has been forced to accept installments of his total balance; so far, the player has had to pay more than 15% in fees to receive a total of $1,600.

09.07.2016

The sportsbook bonuses grid has had changes recorded for Heritage Sports, Bovada, BetOnline, and Sportsbetting.ag this week. Users can compare each website's bonus and applicable fine-print using the directory. For additional questions and for confirmation of bonus eligibility SBR suggests that players first contact each sportsbook.

09.07.2016

Professional handicapper "The Prick" has released his five picks to start the 2016 Beat The Prick (BTP) contest at the Sportsbook Review network. The BTP contest has run for eleven previous years on SBR Forum and is the community's flagship contest, boasting a $50,000 prize-pool to the top 100 contestants.

09.07.2016

A second Realbet Sportsbook player has submitted a payout complaint. The player requested a payout of $1,715 on February 27 and submitted all of the required documents necessary to verify his account with the online sportsbook. Shortly thereafter the player received a confirmation that the request was approved.

09.06.2016

A second SmartLiveGaming player has written in to Sportsbook Review to log that he has an unpaid balance of €900. The player has been unable to receive any information from the sports betting website concerning the status of his funds since the sportsbook had their operational license revoked by the UK Gambling Commission last month.

09.06.2016

Starting this morning, select Heritage Sports (SBR rating A+) players will see an option to begin using new and improved betting software. A banner is displayed on the Heritage homepage, and the top navigation bar to try out the new wagering software, labeled 2K16 Sports. Players who would like to try out the updated software are free to request the option be turned on.

09.06.2016

A Realbet Sportsbook (SBR rating D-) player has filed a payout complaint seeking Sportsbook Review's assistance. The player requested a payout of $350 from the online sportsbook back in April of this year. He has been informed of processing delays several times since writing in to ask about when he will be paid.

09.05.2016

An Otobet Sportsbook (SBR rating D) player has claimed that his account was closed by the online sportsbook on Friday, and he has not received his €200 deposit. The Otobet letter notified the player that their security department had decided to close his account as he did not pass their verification procedure.

09.05.2016

The NFL season kicks off this Thursday night and online sportsbooks have adjusted their betting futures ahead of the season opener. The Green Bay Packers have been lowered from +990 to an average of +850, and the odds on the Pittsburgh Steelers have been adjusted to the +900 range at most online sportsbooks.

09.05.2016

One week of voting has been completed in the September 2016 top sportsbooks poll. SBR Forum members have been asked to check in and rate their top three online sportsbooks. Players are free to cast their votes on the overall best for whatever is important to them when evaluating bookmakers vs. the competition.

09.05.2016

A SmartLiveGaming player owed €7,000 has filed a complaint with Sportsbook Review. SmartLiveGaming had their license revoked by the UK Gambling Commission one month ago, and are not answering their emails or customer service phone number according to this player, who has been given no update on the status of his funds.

09.04.2016

A 1XBet Sportsbook (SBR rating D-) player has claimed that the sports betting website owes him a balance of more than €5,000. The player complied with each request that 1XBet made to verify his identity and has even sent copies of his documents by ground mail as requested, though his balance remains in limbo.

09.04.2016

It has been a winning weekend for speculators and bitcoin sportsbook gamblers that keep portions of their bankroll in hot wallets or with sportsbooks that keep deposits in bitcoin. Bitcoin was trading at $574 upon closing Friday and ended the day Saturday near $600, and as of this publication is knocking on the doors of $610.