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07.26.2017

Doxxbet Sportsbook (SBR rating C+) has announced their upcoming closure. The betting site will cease operation as of August 1, 2017. Players will still be able to access their sportsbook accounts to withdraw their funds. Players are advised to not wait until August 1 and withdraw balances now.

07.26.2017

SBR Forum members are currently discussing the upcoming changes to the bitcoin network as of 1 August 2017. Sportsbook Review has requested comment from bitcoin accepting sportsbooks on how they intend to handle the upcoming UASF or user activated soft fork.

07.26.2017

On the Wednesday, July 25 Sports BIT show, Teddy Covers & Pauly Howard look at two interesting matchups on the diamond: Astros at Phillies and Twins at Dodgers, both interleague matchups. Also, a Deep Dive on the 2017 Denver Broncos and their betting odds. Can they get back to the playoffs after missing in 2016?

07.25.2017

A 1XBet Sportsbook (SBR rating D-) player has filed a wagering complaint. The player bet on a tennis match involving two players, Souza vs. Girardo, but later discovered the sportsbook listed the wrong player. The match actually involved a player with the surname Sousa, who is another player entirely.

07.24.2017

A Topbet Sportsbook player has submitted a bitcoin payout complaint. The player asked for a $2,500 withdrawal through bitcoin on July 18. He received an email the next day that the payout request was approved. In the past, he points out Topbet advertised all bitcoin withdrawals as being completed within 48 hours.

07.22.2017

Digital currency bitcoin's meteoric rise has continued through the dog days of summer. While bitcoin briefly dropped to the $1,800 level as discussion heated up on a user activated hard fork, bitcoin recovered and is now trending in the upper $2,000's, possibly breaking the $3,000 barrier in the days to come.

07.22.2017

A BetAtHome Sportsbook player has filed a complaint. The player has claimed that both his deposit and winnings have been locked and are unable to be withdrawn. He has been wagering with the sports betting site for approximately six months. He started with a €200 deposit and increased his balance fourfold.

07.22.2017

On the Monday, July 24 Sports BIT show, Teddy Covers & Pauly Howard discuss the injury to Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw, what happened Sunday at the British Open, won by Jordan Spieth, and Kyrie Irving's surprising trade demand to the Cavaliers. Plus, look at two games on the diamond: Rockies-Cardinals and Red Sox-Mariners.

07.21.2017

Floyd Mayweather is a -700 betting favorite against Conor McGregor on their boxing vs. UFC super-fight on August 26. Sportsbooks have already opened a substantial proposition wagering market with dozens of ways for sports bettors to place a bet on a wide range of outcomes. Shop for all boxing prop bets using Sportsbook Review.

07.21.2017

On the Friday, July 21 Sports BIT show, Teddy Covers & Pauly Howard look at some updated props for the Mayweather-McGregor fight, Hugh Freeze's ouster at Ole Miss as well as Friday's series openers between the Cardinals-Cubs and Rangers-Rays. NFL previews continue with a look at Eli Manning's New York Giants.

07.20.2017

The first inaugural International Football Betting Conference will take place from the Sheraton Hotel in San Jose, Costa Rica on August 4 and 5, 2017. There are still tickets up for grabs for SBR Forum community members. The event will have a stable of well-known sports betting personalities speaking. | Register for Invite

07.19.2017

On the Wednesday, July 19 Sports BIT show, Teddy Covers & Pauly Howard preview the 2017 British Open at Royal Birkdale in England. They also break down the Blue Jays-Red Sox game from Fenway, plus what MVP candidate Carlos Correa's injury means to the Houston Astros.

07.18.2017

A Topbet Sportsbook (SBR rating F) player has reported being owed two payouts for a total of $4,900. The first request was dated May 28, and the most recent June 4. He has been advised of third-party processing problems and was not made aware of any option to switch to receiving his payouts via bitcoin. | Read more about Topbet

07.18.2017

On the Tuesday, July 18 Sports BIT show, Teddy Covers & Pauly Howard break down two big games on the diamond in Brewers-Pirates and Dodgers-White Sox. Plus, a Deep Dive on the betting prospects of the 2017 Tennessee Titans and bad beats from around the sports world.

07.17.2017

All charges have been dropped by US federal prosectors against Calvin Ayre and the Bodog gaming business. Back in February of 2012, the US Attorney representing the District of Maryland indicted the Bodog brand, Calvin Ayre, and three others with illegal gambling and money laundering conspiracy.

07.17.2017

On the Monday, July 17 Sports BIT show, Teddy Covers & Pauly Howard break down two games on the diamond: Blue Jays at Red Sox and Cubs at Braves. Also, a Deep Dive on the betting prospects of the 2017 Jacksonville Jaguars. Plus, bad beats from around the sports world this past weekend.

07.16.2017

A second Unibet Sportsbook complaint has been submitted. Much like the case reported last week, a Unibet player claims that after making a small profit on an accepted bonus that his account was closed and balance forfeited. He was advised that the decision was final and not made aware of his options for recourse.

07.15.2017

Revered sports gambler Billy Walters has lost his appeal for a new trial. Walters was convicted of insider trading in a case put together by the US Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York. He was arrested in May of 2016 for his investments into Dean Foods from the period of 2008 to 2014.

07.14.2017

Update 5PM ET: Nitrogen Sports maintenance period is over. Wagering is currently unavailable at Nitrogen Sports. The online sportsbook has a message displayed atop its website that it is currently performing unscheduled maintenance. An SBR Forum poster reported this morning that the bitcoin exclusive betting site had incorrect starting times of all games.

07.14.2017

A 1XBet Sportsbook player has filed a complaint. The player reported that a total of €2,000 was removed from his account. The player was accused of placing bets for a third party; a charge he adamantly denies. The player has provided all documents requested to the online sportsbook but remains in limbo. | 1XBet News

07.13.2017

A recent topic at SBR Forum asks the question: Which online sportsbooks do not limit winners? While players may find that their limits are lowered upon occasion, typically sports betting sites will not cut a player's limits solely for winning. Sportsbooks most often cut limits when a player exclusively bets obscure markets or beats the linesmen to a move frequently.

07.13.2017

A Unibet Sportsbook player has filed a complaint. The player claims to have profited €3,400 on in-play betting wagers. He put in for his first withdrawal request in the amount of €900. He provided the necessary documents to comply with the Know Your Customer (KYC) process but has not been paid.

07.12.2017

A MrRingo (SBR rating C) player has filed a payout complaint. The player has claimed that he fulfilled all relevant bonus play-through requirements but has yet to receive a payment of £1,400. He submitted the payout request six weeks ago. Customer service has reportedly advised the player that his withdrawal is on the way.

07.12.2017

Sportsbook Review video host Drew Martin discusses the importance of optimizing your bankroll growth opportunities in today's Marketology video episode. The episode is dedicated to the advantages offered through sportsbook bonuses and potential to increase your +EV (expected value) as an online sports bettor.