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07.14.2016

A 1XBet Sportsbook (SBR rating D-) player has submitted a sportsbook complaint. The player holds a current balance of €6,797 with the sports betting site. He has become concerned about the status of his balance because the online sportsbook has not responded to any of his latest emails seeking information on when he would be paid.

07.13.2016

Sportsbook Review invites eSports bettors to share their feedback on what matters to them when choosing an eSports sportsbook. Players should include all feedback, whether bonus/incentive driven, variety of tournaments with odds, or wagering limits (the max taken on one sports bet). A list of eSports sportsbooks can be found using the betting sites rating guide.

07.13.2016

Online sports gamblers looking to wager on UFC Fight Night: Lineker vs. McDonald can find a complete list of UFC betting odds using SBR. Players are one click away from a complete line history view from more than 35 online sports betting websites. The odds grid updates dynamically without requiring a page refresh.

07.13.2016

An InstantActionSports (SBR rating D-) player has filed a payout complaint. The player requested payment of $500 via Skrill at the end of May 2016. He has inquired several times with the online sports betting website via their live chat customer service on when his withdrawal will be processed but has received only canned responses.

07.12.2016

A BetAtHome Sportsbook (SBR rating C) player has filed a complaint. The player signed up for Euro 2016 and deposited €400 and received a 50% bonus of €200. He made soccer bets as normal and completed his rollover requirement. He asked for a €5,164 payout request before having his account closed by the sportsbook.

07.12.2016

Update: A manager with the online sportsbook has claimed the payout was sent in June, however the player claims not to have received his funds.

A SportsbettingOnline (SBR rating D) player has filed a payout complaint. After clearing a considerable 18X rollover requirement (the player had to risk 18X his deposit and bonus), he submitted a $500 payout request. The player's payment has yet to be completed and after a month and a week of waiting, he has filed a complaint.

07.12.2016

Online sportsbooks have set the National League as slight favorites in tonight's MLB All Star Game. Johnny Cueto of the San Francisco Giants will be starting off the Nationals against Chris Sale of the Chicago White Sox. The National League are currently listed as -108 favorites to win outright, meaning a $108 bet returns $100.

07.12.2016

An SBR Forum member has asked other readers for their feedback on bitcoin betting site Cloudbet's grading of games. Cloudbet is a C+ rated betting site. The gaming site is a bitcoin exclusive sportsbook which was added to the online sportsbooks rating guide exactly one year ago, July 12 of 2015.

07.12.2016

A soccer bettor has filed a complaint against Grosvenor Casino (unrated), a UK online casino and sportsbook. The player placed two bets he believed should have been graded as winners by the bookie on Portugal vs. France, a game which was won by Portugal in added extra time for the Euro 2016 championship.

07.11.2016

The NFL and College Football seasons are fast approaching. One of the most popular methods of wagering on American football is by way of "teaser". Put simply, a teaser adjusts the pointspread in your favor by a fixed number of points for two or more combinations. A teaser increases the likelihood a selected team covers the spread.

07.11.2016

Online sportsbook 1XBet (SBR rating D-) has commented on a player's complaint that his winning sports bets were voided. The player claimed to have made nine wagers which were all winners resulting in the profit of €600. Sportsbook Review initially reported on the player's complaint on the 23rd of June.

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07.11.2016

Shop an updated list of NFL betting futures using Sportsbook Review. Players have immediate access to real-time updating odds widgets for the Super Bowl, Conference Odds, Division Odds, and a regular season win totals chart. Only top online sportsbooks have their odds shown in the NFL futures betting directory.

07.10.2016

An SBR Forum Sportsbooks & Industry discussion thread is focusing on Costa Rica based betting site CRSportsBet. The D rated sportsbook was added to the online sportsbooks rating guide in October of 2015 and has only operated since May of 2015. Readers share their feedback on CRSportsBet's payout policies and more.

07.10.2016

The SBR Poker Players Championship is approaching the closing stretch of play with just over one month left. There is still time to participate and advance to the SBR Poker Championship: simply download SBR Poker to get started.  Events run Monday through Friday at the hours of 3PM, 7PM, 9PM, and 11PM ET.

07.10.2016

Bettors can easily shop for betting sites considered best for MLB betting using Sportsbook Review. Sportsbooks considered best for wagering MLB offer what's known as an MLB dimeline which is basically discount lines --- a key to savings over the course of a long 162-game season and very important for player bankrolls.

07.10.2016

Sportsbook Review has created a comprehensive guide aimed at educating first timers on everything they need to know to begin wagering on sports. Online sports betting has enjoyed a bit of a resurgence in the media thanks to the onslaught of fantasy sports advertisements, and New Jersey's fight for land based betting.

07.09.2016

A NordicBet Sportsbook player has filed a payout complaint. The player has claimed that he is owed a balance of €400. NordicBet recently blocked the player's account after he provided the necessary documents to satisfy the Know Your Customer (KYC) process. After receiving the documents, NordicBet called the player.

07.09.2016

There are a variety of UFC 200 prop bets for tonight's historic PPV event. With Jon Jones now out of the picture, sportsbooks have spread a variety of proposition wagers on the remaining card. Shop for all of the best UFC odds using Sportsbook Review to make sure that you are getting the best of it.

07.08.2016

Sportsbook Review news host Natalie Rydstrom provides the latest news and player focused information in today's SBR News broadcast. The headline topic of today's show is the recent addition of sports betting website Realbet.eu to the sportsbook rating guide at the initial mark of D-. The betting operations are run out of Manila and marketing in Canada.

07.08.2016

Update 7/12: BetSolo has claimed that the player was not supposed to have signed up for their website due to his residing in England. However, the player registration was successful and he proceeded to win €7,000. BetSolo refunded his deposit.

The Kahnawake Gaming Commission (KGC) has revoked the license of sports betting site BetSolo. The license was officially stripped on June 29 according to a notice posted on the gaming commission website.

07.08.2016

Approximately 25 hours until the bitcoin halving takes place, bitcoin is trading at $650. Online sports bettors have expressed keen interest in all things bitcoin given how the digital currency enables them to easily deposit and withdraw from sports betting sites. The bitcoin halving will essentially reward bitcoin miners 12.5 BTC instead of 25 BTC for mining new blocks.

07.07.2016

A manager with 1XBet Sportsbook (SBR rating D-) has provided an update on a complaint where a player claimed that €2,000 was confiscated from his sports betting account. The player has allegedly violated 1XBet's terms and conditions with respect to operating multiple accounts. 1XBet voided all accepted bets.

07.07.2016

Realbet Sportsbook has been added to the online sportsbooks rating guide at the mark of D-. The betting site has a sub-license in Curacao. There are a total of four outstanding payout complaints submitted by players who have waited in excess of the already considerable 15-20 business day time-frame.

07.07.2016

Jon Jones has failed a drug test and just like that the UFC 200 headline event this Saturday has been scratched. The new main event is now Brock Lesnar vs. Mark Hunt. Hunt is an average -170 betting favorite against Lesnar. View all UFC 200 prop bets using the Sportsbook Review betting directory.

07.06.2016

An Otobet Sportsbook (SBR rating D) player has filed a payout complaint. The player has claimed to hold a balance of €4,700 with the online sportsbook. He has submitted all necessary documents requested of him to satisfy the Know Your Customer (KYC) process at the online sports betting website.