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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.

09.04.2016

Nearly 1,000 SBR Forum members are already enrolled in this year's $50,000 NFL and College Football handicapping contest, Beat The Prick (BTP) 12. The contest is entirely free to join and opens this Tuesday, September 6. The $50,000 in season-ending prizes will be distributed among the top 100 contestants.

09.03.2016

A Sportsbook.com (SBR rating D-) player has filed a slow-pay complaint. The player has been owed $1,000 since June 16, and has been waiting for three weeks longer than the already lengthy six to eight week payment window for cheque withdrawals. The player has claimed he has been given only generic information that the withdrawal is being worked on.

09.03.2016

An LSbet Sportsbook (SBR rating D+) player has been accused of operating multiple accounts. The player filed a complaint with Sportsbook Review and stated that he deposited €150 with the online sports betting site and received a free bet along with his deposit. He profited with the free bet and worked his balance up to over €1,100.

09.03.2016

Online sportsbooks have received nearly 61% of bets on Alabama vs. USC in tonight's 8:00PM college football match-up. The point spread opened at 10 in favor of the Crimson Tide and has shifted up two points to 12 in line with the lopsided wagering action. SBR Odds shows consensus data for each betting option of the game.

09.02.2016

The online sportsbooks bonuses grid displays offers from sports betting sites rated anywhere from A+ to C. Betting sites routinely update most of their account signup related perks prior to the start of the college football and NFL football seasons. Sportsbook Review will update the newswire as changes are made to the offers.

09.02.2016

Three Otobet Sportsbook (SBR rating D) players have filed payout complaints seeking the assistance of Sportsbook Review. The players are owed $900, €245, and €238 respectively. Each of the players shared a similar story of having asked for a payout, submitting their ID documents, and being in limbo ever since.

09.02.2016

Three days of voting are in the books in the September 2016 Top Sportsbooks Poll at the SBR Forum community. Online sports bettors have answered the call to come and cast their votes for the top three online sports betting websites as they see them. SBR Forum runs such polls on a seasonal basis.