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08.14.2016

Sportsbook Review asks Topbet (SBR rating C-) players with payment feedback to write to mail@sportsbookreview.com. SBR reported on two outstanding payout complaints against Topbet on August 8. The players are owed $2,500 [two withdrawals] and $1,100 respectively. Topbet has yet to add bitcoin to their cashier as scheduled.

08.14.2016

This article lists an American Football Betting digest across the Sportsbook Review network. Bettors are invited to use the free resources at their disposal for this upcoming pigskin season. As always, SBR encourages players to do their homework and stick with offers from well-rated bookies that have shown that they have done right by players with on time payouts.

08.13.2016

An EFBet Sportsbook (SBR rating C) player has submitted a wagering complaint. A player wagered €260 on a Netherlands soccer fixture between ADO Den Haag and the Go Ahead Eagles. His stake was on the draw at the odds of 4.05 (converts to +305). The player chose EFBet for making this soccer wager because their price was marginally better than the market.

08.13.2016

Online sportsbook Dobet (SBR rating D-) is off-line. The homepage of the betting site displays a message indicating that the homepage has been seized due to government regulation. A disclaimer is displayed that new players are not being accepted and that 'deposits are not allowed in your country'.

08.12.2016

Over 500 Sportsbook Review Forum members are already enrolled in this year's Beat The Prick (BTP) NFL and College Football handicapping contest. The signature contest of SBR Forum has a whopping $50,000 prize-pool which will be distributed to the top 100 contestants. This is the 12th consecutive year that the BTP contest has run on the SBR network.

08.12.2016

Sportsbook Review's Natalie Rydstrom reports on the latest news that former NBA top dog David Stern will be speaking on behalf of the motion to legalize sports betting across the United States. Stern's speech is scheduled for September 29 at the upcoming Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada. American Gaming Association CEO Geoff Freeman will also be speaking.

08.11.2016

Bovada Poker has been acquired by Ignition Casino. Poker players will have to transfer their poker account to the Ignition Casino platform by September 30. Bovada users will continue to have access with their existing accounts to the Bovada sportsbook, casino, and racebook. Bovada management has advised SBR that all players have been notified via email.

08.11.2016

On July 2, Sportsbook Review reported that an Otobet player had been waiting since June 20 to receive payment of €3,820. A manager with the sportsbook later advised SBR that the player would be paid within a few days.  However, as of the second week of August, the player has yet to receive payment and no more information has been given from Otobet.

08.11.2016

The NFL preseason officially kicks off with six games tonight. While NFLX limits are typically just a fraction of NFL regular season limits, SBR Forum handicappers are already discussing early NFL preseason value and player news. Keep reading to learn where to find NFL betting resources on the SBR network.

08.11.2016

While the focus of the betting sites rating guide is companies that offer sportsbooks, SBR also lists sportsbooks which offer players the ability to play in the casino or poker room. In an ever competitive industry, bookmakers need to be agile and offer players a wide array of options to enjoy in-between sports bets.

08.11.2016

Former NBA head honcho David Stern is scheduled to give a speech pledging his support for legalizing sports betting across the United States. Stern is one of multiple featured speakers for the Global Gaming Expo, which takes place at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas on September 29.

08.10.2016

A VitalBet Sportsbook player has claimed that his bonus winnings have been confiscated. The player lost approximately $400 when it was determined that he allegedly violated VitalBet's terms and conditions pertaining to bonus abuse. The player has denied wrongdoing and has stated that VitalBet has failed to qualify their statements.

08.10.2016

A Cloudbet Sportsbook (SBR rating C+) player has submitted a complaint about a misgraded tennis wager. The player had a two-team parlay on the Boston Red Sox moneyline and Reily Opelka's moneyline. The Red Sox won against the New York Yankees by a score of 5-3, and Opelka won the first set of his tennis match prior to his opponent retiring during the second set.

08.09.2016

New Jersey has once again had their plan to bring legal sports betting to Atlantic City casinos denied. The US Third Circuit Court of Appeals ruled against the Garden State Tuesday and sided with the four major US professional sports leagues and the NCAA in preventing the state from licensing sportsbooks.

08.09.2016

Sportsbook Review asks 1XBet Sportsbook (SBR rating D-) players with feedback to write to mail@sportsbookreview.com. Players can share their feedback on payout speed, the bonus program, and dealings with the 1XBet support staff. 1XBet has been the subject of a number of recent submitted complaints though most hinge on account verification.

08.09.2016

An online sports bettor recently filed a complaint. The player claimed that his account was suspended with his sportsbook and that his winnings were confiscated with only his initial deposit refunded. The basis for the decision he says was that he did not undergo a video conference with the sportsbook.

08.08.2016

An SBR Forum reader has started a discussion thread asking how online sportsbook ratings are set. The question was framed inside of the newbie forum at SBR where first-timers to the board can ask about all things Sportsbook Review. This article answers the question that the reader asked and expands on the subject of sportsbook ratings.

08.08.2016

Two new Topbet Sportsbook payout complaints have been submitted. The first player is waiting for two $2,500 payouts dating back to June 18 and 24 respectively. Player two has been owed $1,100 for over five weeks. Sportsbook Review has asked Topbet management for an update on both payout complaints.

08.08.2016

An Otobet Sportsbook (SBR rating D) player has filed a payout complaint. The player has an outstanding €3,000 payout request from the sportsbook and has a further €3,404.690 balance with the sportsbook. He submitted the payout request over a month ago and has only been told his withdrawal is in process.

08.08.2016

A Betboro Sportsbook player has filed a sportsbook complaint. The player has claimed that his account is under investigation for "duplication" of another account. He has said that he has only signed up one sports betting account and has not violated any of the Betboro terms and conditions. SBR is looking into the player's complaint and has contacted the sportsbook.

08.07.2016

SBR Forum community members recently had their voices heard with the top online sportsbooks poll. Members casted their votes for up to three sportsbooks each that were considered overall best. A certain amount of points were assigned for each selection. The top five results are displayed on each SBR Forum page.

08.07.2016

SBR receives countless complaints from players that would have been resolved with a simple screen capture. Whether it is a discrepancy over an in-play wager, an account deposit by a certain time that did not receive a bonus, or problems stemming from the sportsbook software itself and possible data loss, by recording account activity with screen captures players can clear up most disagreements.

08.07.2016

On June 27, Sportsbook Review reported that a SportsbettingOnline.ag (SBR rating D+) player had been waiting over a month for a $370 withdrawal. The player has since confirmed receiving payment in the amount of $400 and has closed his payout complaint against the online sportsbook. Users with feedback should write to mail@sportsbookreview.com.

08.07.2016

The resiliency of bitcoin was on full display for sports gamblers in the past week. Despite a momentary drop below $500 following news of a $65 million hacking at Hong Kong based Bitfinex, bitcoin weathered the storm and was trading at pre-hacking value late Saturday. Bitcoin enables players to more easily deposit with betting sites.

08.06.2016

The sportsbook bonuses directory has been refreshed with additional offers and promo codes for the NFL preseason. Simply click the Info button on the page to see additional bonus data from each online sportsbook. Sportsbooks that maintain SBR ratings of C are higher have their new account bonus specials displayed.