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01.30.2018

Cloudbet Sportsbook has received mixed feedback from players on the efficiency of their live betting platform, but has been received positive feedback on their payout time-fram. The online sportsbook accepts bitcoin for player deposits and withdrawals, and was added to the SBR Rating Guide in 2015. | Submit Feedback

01.27.2018

While the Pro Bowl may not make for the most riveting TV, it is still a lined event that gamblers wager on annually in what has become tradition the last couple of seasons in the week prior to the Super Bowl. SBR Forum posters are discussing if the under is the right side given the weather forecast. | Join the Chat

01.26.2018

Realbet Sportsbook has been downgraded from D- to F. Players have reported being owed for up to one year without receiving their funds. Online sportsbooks that struggle paying players should be avoided. SBR readers can stay up to date with sportsbook payouts by reading the monthly payout log at SBR Forum.

01.23.2018

A BetMotion (SBR rating C+) player has filed a sportsbook complaint. The player has claimed that he has a balance of $3,400 in his account that he is unable to access as his account was frozen by the online sportsbook. He has reportedly provided BetMotion with his ID and a selfie holding his documents.

01.20.2018

SBR Forum members are invited to predict the final score of both the AFC and NFC Championship games for a chance to win up to 500 betpoints on each game. Betpoints can be redeemed for bitcoin, electronics, apparel, and more by SBR Pro members who have verified their accounts with a donation to charity. | Play Now

01.19.2018

A 1XBet Sportsbook (SBR rating D-) player has filed a complaint. The player had wagered with the sports betting site for a period of two years. He has claimed that €485 in wagers were voided on his Copa Libertadores wagers despite the wagers being placed at fair market odds. SBR has asked 1XBet for comment.

01.16.2018

Players who are using sportsbooks that convert bitcoin deposits transactions to USD are not negatively impacted by bitcoin downswings. At the time a bitcoin deposit is placed by sportsbooks that convert BTC to USD, a player is no longer affected by fluctuations to bitcoin pricing. SBR has a rating guide filter for these companies.

01.15.2018

One of the most common sportsbook complaints received by SBR involves live wagering. On occasion, players report that their sports bets are not accepted. Why does this happen, and how can players improve the likelihood that their sports bet are accepted instead of being declined? Keep reading to find out.

01.12.2018

SBR Forum posters are currently discussing the possible outcomes online sportsbooks are hoping for in this weekend's slate of NFL Football. The New England Patriots are prohibitive favorites against the Tennessee Titans (-13.5 on average per SBR Odds). Join the discussion at SBR Forum.

01.12.2018

In today's SBR video news report, host Natalie Van Rydstrom provides an update on the latest out of Indiana with the state's plan to pursue legal sports betting. The United States Supreme Court is currently set to decide on whether or not 25 year old federal law outlawing sports betting outside of four states is unconstitutional.

01.10.2018

Sports bettors can find a list of sportsbooks and their best bonus on Black Friday using Sportsbook Review. Bonuses are shown by category including free play and cash. The major difference is that free play bonuses do not return the stake amount, whereas cash functions more like deposited funds.

01.09.2018

Soxsfan9 pocketed $5,000 with his impressive first place finish in the 2017 NCAA Bowl Contest. LVHerbie was the runner-up and won $2,500. The third place prize went to the team entry of aussiebuckeye and brooks85 who shared $1,2500. 100,000 betpoints were also awarded, as well as $500 for the last place prize.

01.07.2018

Indiana has thrown its hat into the ring for legal sports betting. SB 405 was drafted by Senator Jon Ford and has similar language to several other states which makes sports betting possible if federal law is changed. The US Supreme Court is currently hearing arguments by New Jersey and the major sports leagues.

01.06.2018

Compare the sportsbook payout odds for each team and their chance of winning Super Bowl LII. Only sports betting sites in good standing with players are shown on the list, which updates without requiring a page refresh. The New England Patriots are priced at +200 on average at most online sportsbooks.

01.05.2018

A Topbet player has not been paid a total of $20,000 since May of 2017. The player has reported that he has eight outstanding payout requests. Topbet has provided only generic responses to the player pinning the blame on general processing delays. Topbet has yet to provide comment on the complaint.

01.04.2018

Soxsfan9 leads all 70 entrants in the $10,500 NCAA Bowl Contest. He has a four unit lead with one game remaining and can clinch the win if his four star play on the NCAA Championship game is a winner.  The contest also has a prize of 100,000 betpoints which can be redeemed from the SBR Store.

01.03.2018

A Cloudbet Sportsbook player has claimed his account has been disabled with a balance of 0.46 bitcoin. The player claims to have no knowledge of why the account suspension was made or when he will receive the payment of his funds. Sportsbook Review has requested comment from Cloudbet and will update this newswire.