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05.22.2016

The Golden State Warriors (GSW) are favored by 3 points against the Oklahoma City Thunder (OKC) in tonight's NBA Western Conference semifinal. The NBA series is tied at 1-1 after the Thunder upset the Warriors in game one. Online bookmakers have GSW at -360 to win the series after winning game two.

05.21.2016

An online sports bettor at SBR Forum has shared his feedback on the process of making a withdrawal through bitcoin at popular Costa Rica based Heritage Sports (SBR rating A+). Heritage Sports recently was voted #1 by SBR Forum members in the latest community poll for top online sportsbooks.

05.21.2016

A 1XBet Sportsbook (SBR rating D) player has filed a complaint. The player has claimed that he worked up his sports balance to over €1,400 with 1XBet after profiting on in-play betting on a Romanian women's soccer match. Shortly thereafter his account access was restricted by 1XBet and he later learned his account was permanently closed.

05.21.2016

Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist is the odds on favorite at an average price of -160 to win today's Preakness Stakes. A Nyquist victory today would complete the second leg of the Triple Crown headed into Belmont Stakes and give the colt a chance to make history. Shop for the best Preakness Odds using Sportsbook Review.

05.21.2016

Notice: Canadian sports bettors based in the province of British Columbia are no longer able to use British bookmaker WilliamHill (SBR rating A+). WilliamHill sent out a notice explaining that the decision was made with regulatory concerns in mind. Players in British Columbia, Canada are able to withdraw their balances at anytime.

05.20.2016

A Dobet Sportsbook (SBR rating D-) player has submitted a complaint. The player has taken issue with Dobet.com's bet settlement times: he has claimed that he wagered on Leicester winning the English Premier League to return a profit of £300 total, however the bet still reflects as pending on Dobet's website.

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.

05.19.2016

A trending topic at SBR Forum poses the question — why 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

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 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

Update 5/18: SportsbettingOnline has addressed the complaint and stated that the $1,000 payout has now been sent. SBR asked the player to confirm when received.

A SportsbettingOnline (SBR rating D+) player has claimed a $1,000 bank payout requested on March 30 has yet to be received. The player was told that he should receive his funds by April 12, but this time-frame has come and gone. He has been given no update from the online sportsbook on when his withdrawal will be honored.

05.17.2016

A Rivalo Sportsbook (SBR rating D) player has filed a complaint with SBR. The player deposited $1,000 and brought his balance up to $4,800 after completing the play-through requirement associated with his initial signup bonus. The player completed the KYC process by sending a selfie of himself holding his ID.

05.16.2016

An LSbet Sportsbook (SBR rating D+) player has submitted a complaint with Sportsbook Review. The player opened his account without taking a sportsbook bonus and deposited €25. He placed two sports wagers and managed to turn his balance into €450 before requesting to be paid from the online sportsbook.

05.16.2016

BetTrojan Sportsbook (SBR rating C-) has addressed the payout complaint reported early last week from a player who has been waiting for six weeks for a $500 payout. The online sportsbook cited a hiccup with the processor which caused the player's payout request to fall through the cracks.

05.16.2016

With four teams remaining in the NBA Championship hunt, the outright futures market has been whittled down to one offering - odds on which team will win the 2015-16 NBA Championship. This article provides the current average odds for each of the four remaning team as well as where players can find NBA betting resources on the SBR network.

05.16.2016

Online sportsbook TonyBet (SBR rating D) has provided comment to SBR on the uptick in player submitted payout complaints that have been submitted to SBR in recent weeks. The betting website did not provide an ETA on when each player would receive payment but claimed that a meeting of managers was taking place imminently.