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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.

05.15.2016

Online sports gamblers can search for sportsbook bonuses from all betting sites offering a 10% or higher incentive using the sportsbook rating guide. SBR cautions readers to consider the standing of each gaming site before choosing a sportsbook. The rating guide has data on sites rated from A+ all the way down to F.

05.15.2016

Sportsbook Review has released a 2016 Preakness Stakes betting directory. Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist is the odds on favorite at an average price of -130 to win the Preakness Stakes, which would complete the second leg of the Triple Crown headed into Belmont Stakes. Long shots Awesome Speed, Dazzling Gem, Fellowship each return 65 to 1 or better payouts.

05.14.2016

A Topbet Sportsbook (SBR rating C) player has shared at the SBR Sportsbook & Industry discussion forum that he has been waiting since February 28 to receive payment from the online sportsbook. The player filed a complaint with SBR indicating that the method of payout was a card based option.

05.14.2016

Online sports bettors looking to wager on UFC 198 can shop for a list of proposition wagers on the main event using Sportsbook Review. The pay-per-view event features Fabricio Werdum as a -165 favorite against Stipe Miocic. Only sports betting websites in good standing with players have their odds shown.

05.13.2016

Sportsbook Review's Natalie Rydstrom provides an SBR Industry News update for Friday, May 13, 2016. Topics discussed in today's online sportsbook news brdoacast include the probation sentence handed down to one of the World Sports Exchange (WSEX) co-founders Haden Ware, as well as updates on two sportsbook complaints.

05.13.2016

An LSbet Sportsbook player has submitted negative on how quickly he had his wagering size adjusted by the online sportsbook. He deposited over €200 and received a 50% bonus and began playing. One of the requirements for this bonus was that he had to put around 10 times his deposit and bonus in action before requesting payment.

05.13.2016

Six new wagering markets have been added to the Euro 2016 betting directory. Group Winner Odds A through F have been added. SBR is in the process of importing odds from additional sportsbooks. UK sportsbooks are expecting Euro 2016 to be the biggest wagering event of the soccer campaign, second only to a World Cup.

05.12.2016

Online sportsbooks have released 2016 Preakness Stakes odds. Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist is the odds on favorite at an average price of -130 to win the Preakness Stakes. This means a $130 wager returns a profit of $100. Only 12 horses have won the Triple Crown, with last year's winner American Pharoah ending a 37-year drought.

05.12.2016

A sixth complaint has been filed against Estonia based operator TonyBet (SBR rating D). A player has claimed that he successfully verified his account and made a withdrawal request of 530 Turkish Liras more than two weeks ago through bank transfer. The player has yet to receive his funds or any answer from TonyBet.

05.12.2016

Online sportsbook BetTrojan (SBR rating C-) has yet to provide comment on the sportsbook payout complaint filed earlier this week. A player has been waiting for over six weeks for a $500 payout through a cash method. The player was given what he felt was a generic excuse from the sportsbook concerning the delay.

05.11.2016

Otobet Sportsbook players have written in to SBR complaining about delayed payout time-frames by eWallet. The online sportsbook advertises on its website that eWallet withdrawal options such as Skrill have an under 48 hour turnaround time, though players have noted waiting for up to three weeks to receive payments.

05.11.2016

There is an ongoing congressional subcommittee hearing discussing daily fantasy sports today in Washington, D.C. The hearing began at 10:15AM ET and is being streamed live on Youtube. The stream is embedded in this article. There has been a massive amount of controversy surrounding the daily fantasy sports websites beginning last football season.

05.10.2016

Sportsbook Review's Natalie Rydstrom takes players for a guided video tour of Betway Sportsbook (SBR rating B). Betway was established in 2006 and includes a variety of platforms including a sportsbook, casino, bingo, and poker platform. Learn how to place a sports wager using Betway and more about the online sportsbook.

05.10.2016

Online betting sites on the worst sportsbook blacklist have confiscated winnings from bettors for unjust reasons or outright closed up shop without paying millions in player winnings Players must exercise extreme caution when choosing a new online sportsbook and consider resources like the betting sites rating guide.

05.10.2016

An SBR Forum poster started a thread expressing frustration with Carib Sports. The player shared that he has been waiting for over three months for a withdrawal from Carib through Skrill. eWallet options Neteller and Skrill are reportedly both unavailable at Carib Sports, though deposits are presently accepted through each method.

05.10.2016

Browse all online betting sites offering bitcoin using the sportsbook rating guide. One bitcoin (BTC) is presently trading for $454. Online sports bettors have shared overwhelmingly positive feedback on bitcoin both from an ease of use and fee saving aspect. SBR conducted a four part video webinar educating players on how to use bitcoin.

05.09.2016

Haden Ware, a co-founder of now defunct World Sports Exchange (WSEX), was sentenced to six months probation today in Manhattan federal court. Ware was on the lam for over 13 years as a fugitive for his involvement with WSEX. The online sportsbook unceremoniously went off-line without paying well over $1 million to players.

05.09.2016

A fifth complaint has been launched against TonyBet Sportsbook (SBR rating D). A player has claimed that he put in for a 3,520 Turkish Lira ($1,196) payout request on April 14. More than three weeks have since gone by and the player has claimed that the online sportsbook has not paid his withdrawal or provided an update.

05.09.2016

Two weeks of tournament play is in the books for the 2016 SBR Forum poker players championship. The event runs through mid-August when a championship event takes place with all forum members who qualified within the top 100 slots of daily poker play. Four tournaments run at 3PM, 7PM, 9PM, and 11PM ET at SBR Poker.

05.09.2016

A BetTrojan Sportsbook (SBR rating C-) player has filed a payout complaint. The player has claimed that he has been waiting for all of six weeks for a $500 cash withdrawal. The player noted that he was told various reasons for the delay including specific processing changes with the method in question, but has not been paid.

05.08.2016

Online sports bettors can shop for the best MLB sportsbooks by reduced juice margins using Sportsbook Review. What matters most to bettors when searching for an MLB sportsbook is the quality of the lineset offered; the most popular feature by far for MLB sports bettors is known as an MLB "dimeline".

05.08.2016

A TonyBet Sportsbook (SBR rating D) player has filed a complaint with SBR. The player claimed that he requested $760 two weeks ago and has yet to be paid. The player has reportedly contacted the Estonia based sports betting site multiple times over live chat and email inquiring on the status of his withdrawal.