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05.20.2016

An SBR reader started a discussion thread on the quality of the poker room at Nitrogen Sports (SBR rating B). Nitrogen is the first ever bitcoin exclusive sportsbook to have been added to the SBR sportsbook rating guide. SBR readers have submitted mostly positive feedback on the Costa Rica based online sportsbook.

05.20.2016

An SBR reader started a discussion thread on the quality of the poker room at Nitrogen Sports (SBR rating B). Nitrogen is the first ever bitcoin exclusive sportsbook to have been added to the SBR sportsbook rating guide. SBR readers have submitted mostly positive feedback on the Costa Rica based online sportsbook.

05.20.2016

An SBR reader started a discussion thread on the quality of the poker room at Nitrogen Sports (SBR rating B). Nitrogen is the first ever bitcoin exclusive sportsbook to have been added to the SBR sportsbook rating guide. SBR readers have submitted mostly positive feedback on the Costa Rica based online sportsbook.

05.20.2016

An SBR reader started a discussion thread on the quality of the poker room at Nitrogen Sports (SBR rating B). Nitrogen is the first ever bitcoin exclusive sportsbook to have been added to the SBR sportsbook rating guide. SBR readers have submitted mostly positive feedback on the Costa Rica based online sportsbook.

05.20.2016

A new bitcoin related payout complaint has been submitted against BetOwi (SBR rating D+). A player has reported that the first of his three bitcoin requests was made in March 2016 and has not been paid. Payouts two and three were requested in April and are 30 days past due from the date published on BetOwi's website.

05.20.2016

A new bitcoin related payout complaint has been submitted against BetOwi (SBR rating D+). A player has reported that the first of his three bitcoin requests was made in March 2016 and has not been paid. Payouts two and three were requested in April and are 30 days past due from the date published on BetOwi's website.

05.20.2016

A new bitcoin related payout complaint has been submitted against BetOwi (SBR rating D+). A player has reported that the first of his three bitcoin requests was made in March 2016 and has not been paid. Payouts two and three were requested in April and are 30 days past due from the date published on BetOwi's website.

05.20.2016

A new bitcoin related payout complaint has been submitted against BetOwi (SBR rating D+). A player has reported that the first of his three bitcoin requests was made in March 2016 and has not been paid. Payouts two and three were requested in April and are 30 days past due from the date published on BetOwi's website.

05.19.2016

A trending topic at SBR Forum poses the question — why don't international facing online betting sites offer bitcoin? Bitcoin sportsbooks have exploded in popularity in 2015 with more than 30 betting sites adding bitcoin to their cashiers for player deposits and withdrawals. However, most of these sportsbooks focus on the North American market.

05.19.2016

CG Technology, formerly Cantor Gaming, is back in the crosshairs of the Nevada Gaming Control Board once again and faces the potential loss of their gaming license. The sportsbook operator has been accused of shortchanging sports gamblers a whopping $700,000 on winning round robin parlay bets.

05.19.2016

Update 5/19 3:30PM ET: Sportsbook.com has acknowledged the complaint and stated that they are getting in touch with the player.

A Sportsbook.com (SBR rating D-) player has claimed that he has not received a payout requested after the Super Bowl. The player shared that he submitted the documents requested of him to establish his identity but never received payment from the online sportsbook, which has struggled historically with paying players in reasonable amounts of time.

05.19.2016

Update 5/19 3:30PM ET: Sportsbook.com has acknowledged the complaint and stated that they are getting in touch with the player.

A Sportsbook.com (SBR rating D-) player has claimed that he has not received a payout requested after the Super Bowl. The player shared that he submitted the documents requested of him to establish his identity but never received payment from the online sportsbook, which has struggled historically with paying players in reasonable amounts of time.

05.19.2016

Update 5/19 3:30PM ET: Sportsbook.com has acknowledged the complaint and stated that they are getting in touch with the player.

A Sportsbook.com (SBR rating D-) player has claimed that he has not received a payout requested after the Super Bowl. The player shared that he submitted the documents requested of him to establish his identity but never received payment from the online sportsbook, which has struggled historically with paying players in reasonable amounts of time.

05.19.2016

Update 5/19 3:30PM ET: Sportsbook.com has acknowledged the complaint and stated that they are getting in touch with the player.

A Sportsbook.com (SBR rating D-) player has claimed that he has not received a payout requested after the Super Bowl. The player shared that he submitted the documents requested of him to establish his identity but never received payment from the online sportsbook, which has struggled historically with paying players in reasonable amounts of time.

05.19.2016

Revered sports gambler Billy Walters was arrested by the FBI last night in Las Vegas. Walters is facing criminal charges of insider trading for trading activity with Deans Foods from 2008-2014. Walters was previously chairman of Dean Foods, which is an American food and beverage company specializing in dairy products. Walters success was profiled by CBS' 60 Minutes program in 2011.

05.18.2016

A Topbet Sportsbook (SBR rating C) player has filed a payout complaint. The player requested a $1,000 cheque payout on April 22 and has yet to be paid. There has been an increase in player complaints at SBR Forum as reported by Sportsbook Review in recent weeks. Topbet management has maintained an open line of communication.

05.18.2016

A Topbet Sportsbook (SBR rating C) player has filed a payout complaint. The player requested a $1,000 cheque payout on April 22 and has yet to be paid. There has been an increase in player complaints at SBR Forum as reported by Sportsbook Review in recent weeks. Topbet management has maintained an open line of communication.

05.18.2016

A Topbet Sportsbook (SBR rating C) player has filed a payout complaint. The player requested a $1,000 cheque payout on April 22 and has yet to be paid. There has been an increase in player complaints at SBR Forum as reported by Sportsbook Review in recent weeks. Topbet management has maintained an open line of communication.

05.18.2016

A Topbet Sportsbook (SBR rating C) player has filed a payout complaint. The player requested a $1,000 cheque payout on April 22 and has yet to be paid. There has been an increase in player complaints at SBR Forum as reported by Sportsbook Review in recent weeks. Topbet management has maintained an open line of communication.

05.18.2016

A 1XBet Sportsbook (SBR rating D) player has filed a complaint with SBR. The player has claimed that he accepted a sportsbook bonus from 1XBet after making his first deposit, but that his wagering limit has been slashed across the board, and has actually been taken down as low as €0 on select wagering markets.

05.18.2016

A 1XBet Sportsbook (SBR rating D) player has filed a complaint with SBR. The player has claimed that he accepted a sportsbook bonus from 1XBet after making his first deposit, but that his wagering limit has been slashed across the board, and has actually been taken down as low as €0 on select wagering markets.

05.18.2016

A 1XBet Sportsbook (SBR rating D) player has filed a complaint with SBR. The player has claimed that he accepted a sportsbook bonus from 1XBet after making his first deposit, but that his wagering limit has been slashed across the board, and has actually been taken down as low as €0 on select wagering markets.

05.18.2016

A 1XBet Sportsbook (SBR rating D) player has filed a complaint with SBR. The player has claimed that he accepted a sportsbook bonus from 1XBet after making his first deposit, but that his wagering limit has been slashed across the board, and has actually been taken down as low as €0 on select wagering markets.

05.17.2016

Rivalo Sportsbook has addressed the player complaint reported earlier in the day. A player had claimed in a complaint filed with SBR as well as a forum post that a sportsbook balance of 3,800 BRL ($1,087 USD) was voided and that only the initial deposit amount of 1,000 BRL ($286) would be refunded.

05.17.2016

Rivalo Sportsbook has addressed the player complaint reported earlier in the day. A player had claimed in a complaint filed with SBR as well as a forum post that a sportsbook balance of 3,800 BRL ($1,087 USD) was voided and that only the initial deposit amount of 1,000 BRL ($286) would be refunded.