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08.24.2016

Bitcoin exclusive sportsbook Betcoin.ag has been upgraded from C to C+. Unlike most bitcoin gaming sites which prefer to remain in large part anonymous, management at the betting site have been available in discussing player feedback submitted to Sportsbook Review and have expressed a willingness to transparently address issues moving forward.

08.24.2016

A SuperLenny (SBR rating C) player has accused the online sportsbook of falling asleep at the wheel and docking him £690 in profit for a winning racebook play on Suggestion to win the 17:15 at Southwell. SuperLenny argued that the wager was voided due to the odds changing, though the player pointed out it was standard market movement.

08.24.2016

An Exclusivebet player has claimed that his winnings were voided. The player opened his account with the online sportsbook earlier this year and went on a hot streak. However, after attempting his very first withdrawal, the player claimed that the sportsbook responded by restricting his account access and cancelling his wagers.

08.23.2016

An SBR Forum poster has surveyed fellow sports bettors inside of the bitcoin sports betting forum on the process of cashing out through the popular digital currency. Bitcoin has taken the online sports betting by storm and prompted bookmakers to react to consumer demand to see the easy to use digital coin added to their cashiers.

08.23.2016

A BetAdonis Sportsbook player has filed a bonus complaint. The player has claimed that he was limited by BetAdonis to less than €1 wagers and that he has been unable to have his wagering limit increased so that he can complete the remaining wagering requirement on his account. The complaint is similar to one reported earlier this summer.

08.23.2016

The first NFL Sunday is just three weeks away and online sports bettors are using this window to analyze team performance during the NFL preseason. The futures price of the Green Bay Packers for instance has been adjusted by online bookmakers from +1010 down to +925 on average. Bookies use this period to update their markets based on injuries and other factors.

08.23.2016

An Otobet Sportsbook (SBR rating D-) player has reported that he is still owed €3,000 and has been waiting for well over one month. Sportsbook Review asked Otobet support for comment on the complaint but has yet to be given an update on where the player's payout status stands. SBR asks Otobet players in need of assistance to submit a complaint form.

08.22.2016

Online sportsbook BetMania has been upgraded to B-. SBR Forum readers have shared positive feedback on the sportsbook during the previous year. The betting site has a bonus model where players can receive up to 200% via the form of a freeplay, though as with all large bonuses there is a steep 18X rollover requirement.

08.22.2016

A TonyBet Sportsbook (SBR rating D-) player has filed a complaint. The player opened his betting account with TonyBet in 2013 after accepting a bonus incentive for a £50 match bet bonus. After depositing, the player had his account locked so he provided the necessary documents to establish his account.

08.22.2016

A 1XBet Sportsbook (SBR rating D-) player has filed a sportsbook complaint. The player was successfully paid approximately 900 PLN (about $236) from the online sportsbook before his account was closed. The player has claimed that a remaining balance consisting of 1,000 PLN in winnings have not been paid.

08.21.2016

A manager with ComeOn Sportsbook has acknowledged the complaint filed by a player over a confiscated €2,00 balance. ComeOn confirmed that the player provided his documents as requested, but the closing sentence of the policy indicates that ComeOn has concluded that the documents are not fit to pass their Know Your Customer (KYC) process.

08.21.2016

It was a bloody UFC 202 for professional sports bettors and for most of the resident UFC handicapping sharps on SBR's UFC betting Forum. The average betting public and the house were on the same side Saturday night rooting for "The Notorious" Conor McGregor to avenge his UFC 196 defeat to Nate Diaz.

08.21.2016

Sportsbook Review congratulates the winners from Saturday night's SBR Poker championship. Former SBR Bash poker sharp RonPaul2008 bested a field of 97 contestants in a two hour plus long poker championship capping off months of tournament play. RonPaul2008 pocketed a total of 45,000 betpoints good for redemption in the SBR Store.

08.20.2016

Online betting site BetDNA has been added to the list of sportsbooks accepting bitcoin for player deposits and withdrawals. A BetDNA manager advised SBR of the sportsbook adding support for the digital currency. SBR previously reported on a complaint reported by a user that had issues with withdrawals.

08.20.2016

A ComeOn Sportsbook player has claimed that a €2,000 balance was confiscated from his betting account. The player claims to have sent all documents requested to satisfy the terms of the Know Your Customer (KYC) process in place at the online sports betting website. However, his account was closed due to allegedly violating the terms and conditions of the sportsbook.

08.20.2016

Online sportsbooks have released a variety of UFC 202 prop bets for tonight's pay-per-view event which features a rematch of "The Notorious" Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz. Diaz submitted McGregor as a substantial underdog in the pair's first bout. Bookmakers adjusted their line to -125 in favor of the Irishman in the rematch.

08.19.2016

Sportsbook Review's Natalie Rydstrom stresses the importance of not being a victim and choosing your online sportsbook wisely. Like clockwork, dodgy sportsbook operators surface prior to the start of each American football season peddling unrealistic bonuses aimed at luring in new business from unsuspecting players.

08.19.2016

What is eSports betting? eSports betting refers to wagering on video game competitions. The question was recently asked by a curious sports bettor at SBR Forum. While a number of the responses jabbed a little at the type of players who enjoy eSports, either from a competitive or betting standpoint, eSports appears only to be gaining steam.

08.18.2016

An SBR Forum poster shared that he was recently offered a 100% cash bonus with a 10X bonus rollover. The player stated that it sounded too good to be true and asked the opinions of other members. Bettors should know that all sportsbooks increase their bonus incentives around major parts of the sports calendar.

08.18.2016

Sportsbook Review congratulates the top 100 SBR Forum poker players who have advanced to Saturday's championship event. The top 100 qualified by earning the most points in daily tournament play from May 2 to August 17. The members will now play in Saturday's championship event for a 125,000 betpoints payout.

08.17.2016

A 1XBet Sportsbook (SBR rating D-) player has submitted a complaint. The player opened his sports betting account with 1XBet in January of 2016 and made an initial deposit of €100. He verified his account in March by providing a photo of himself and his passport. He successfully made a €100 withdrawal at the time.

08.17.2016

Rivalo Sportsbook has provided an update to SBR about the player complaint involving a user who said that 600 Swiss Francs (about $623) had not been paid by the online sportsbook. Rivalo claimed that the player had in fact operated a total of three accounts to take advantage of their welcome bonus offering.

08.16.2016

A Sportsbook.ag (SBR rating D-) player has shared that he has been waiting to receive a bitcoin withdrawal for over one week from the online sportsbook. The player has noted that the customer service at the online betting site have stated that they cannot offer a specific time-frame on when the winnings will be paid through bitcoin.