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12.17.2015

Tis the season for scam online sportsbooks to peddle Christmas bonuses and other perks to entice players into making a first-time deposit. At this point in the season, players are either locked in with their regular sportsbook, or are interested in reloading somewhere new to get a bang for their buck entering NFL playoffs and college bowls.

12.17.2015

DraftKings has been forced to delay plans to expand into the UK market while the furore over its legality in the US rumbles on. The daily fantasy sports operator was granted a UK licence back in October, when the insider trading scandal that gripped the industry was at its peak. This Sportsbook Review editorial explores the topic.

12.17.2015

1XBet Sportsbook (SBR rating D) has commented on the wagering dispute submitted by a player concerning the settlement of three women's NCAA Basketball wagers. The online sportsbook reviewed each of the wagering tickets that the player claimed were not graded properly, and claimed that the player was mistaken.

12.17.2015

Pinnacle Sports (SBR rating A+) has pulled out of Denmark. Players residing in Denmark can no longer create a Pinnacle Sports account, and existing players will have to withdraw their cash balances to complete the process of closing their accounts. The popular online betting site withdrew from the United Kingdom last September.

12.16.2015

A BetMotion Sportsbook (SBR rating C+) player has filed a payout dispute. The player deposited €200 earlier in the year and mostly broke even, finally bringing his balance up to €250 to start November. At this time, the player put in for a payout request, but has yet to be paid despite sending all of the documents requested of him.

12.16.2015

Week 15 of the Beat The Prick contest is now open for picks. Sportsbook Review video host Matt Desaro interviewed The Prick today to collect his five weekly picks, including his 2-star best bet. There are a total of two weeks left in the 2015 BTP contest before the $30,066 in cash prizes are paid out to 75 winners from the overall leaderboard.

12.16.2015

Online sportsbook Ladbrokes (SBR rating A) has relaunched its live betting service in the Australian market after the country’s Media and Communications Authority failed to ban live sports wagering. The bookmaker has seized upon a legal victory for rival William Hill in its own battle to keep accepting live bets, and Ladbrokes has now reactivated its LivePlay feature.

12.15.2015

Republican candidates hoping to be the next US President will debate again tonight from Las Vegas, Nevada. There has been some dramatic odds swings across a few of the candidates in recent months. The sportsbook odds on the once GOP frontrunner Jeb Bush have snowballed up to 20 to 1, after trading at around 6 to 1 for much of October and into November.

12.15.2015

Sportsbook Review has compiled the available UFC Fight Night prop bets for wagering on Rafael dos Anjos vs. Donald Cerrone. Six online sportsbooks have released proposition wagers for UFC Fight Night thus far, and an additional five top online sports betting sites are expected to follow suit before Saturday night, December 18.

12.15.2015

A 1XBet Sportsbook (SBR rating D) player has submitted a wagering complaint. The player wagered four times on an NCAA women's basketball game for about €115. The player has claimed that he bet on the under in two of his wagers, but that the wagering market was settled incorrectly by the online sportsbook.

12.14.2015

Update 2PM ET: Jetbull management have addressed the complaint and confirmed that the player's payout was processed as a bank transfer today, and that the expected time-frame is 3 to 5 working days for the funds to be received.

A Jetbull Sportsbook player has filed a payout complaint. The player is attempting to withdraw £140 from a deposit originally made with Mastercard. The online sportsbook wants to process his payout back to his credit card. The player has said he cannot receive funds onto his card used, and is requesting bank transfer.

12.14.2015

Sportsbook Review has released an online sportsbook consensus trends report for the NY Giants vs. Miami Dolphins. This article takes a look at some wagering statistics that are available from the NFL Betting Odds grid at SBR, which features real-time bookmaker odds from over 35 online sports betting websites.

12.14.2015

Sportsbook Review has launched a predict the score contest on tonight's Monday Night Football game between the New York Football Giants and the Miami Dolphins. The Giants go on the road as 1 point underdogs against the Dolphins. The winner receives a $15 pizza e-gift card which can be redeemed at Dominos, Papa Johns, or Pizza Hut.

12.13.2015

Sportsbook Review reported a month ago that a BetAtHome (SBR rating C) player believed his balance was in limbo. His account was suspended by the online betting site without explanation; lack of communication has been a constant source of user complaints whenever account access is revoked.

12.13.2015

Online sports bettors can easily shop for sportsbook bonus offers using the sportsbook rating guide. Over 130 betting sites offer a 20% or higher bonus for creating a new account. As always, SBR cautions readers to stick with outfits rated a minimum of B to avoid hassle come payout time, though ratings are made available down to F.

12.13.2015

Find all NFL week 14 odds using the Sportsbook Review NFL Betting Odds grid. Over 35 online sportsbooks have their odds featured on the betting odds application, which is free and updates in real-time without requiring a page refresh. The most recent sportsbook update to the odds grid was the addition of sports betting website 138.com (SBR rating B).

12.12.2015

Online sportsbook CRSportsBet (SBR rating D) has addressed the payout complaint reported by a player owed $2,000. The player claimed that a withdrawal requested November the 2nd had yet to be paid, and that different payout time-tables had come and gone. The player received only generic updates with promises that the tracking would be forthcoming.

12.12.2015

There are many differences between a bitcoin sportsbook and a traditional online betting site. At a traditional online sportsbook, players have to provide identification, a utility bill, possibly even photographs of themselves holding said documents and everything short of their high school year book, depending on if red flags have been triggered.

12.12.2015

Online sportsbooks have released a handful of UFC 194 Jose Aldo vs. Conor McGregor proposition wagers. The major UFC Pay-Per-View event takes place Saturday, December 12 from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. McGregor is listed as a -140 favorite in the bout: these odds are down 40 cents since the opener.

12.11.2015

It has been quite a day for online fantasy betting websites. To start the day, NY trial judge Justice Manuel Mendez granted a temporary injunction which would have stopped DraftKings and FanDuel from serving New Yorkers, and hours later was overruled by appellate court judge with a temporary stay - clearance to operate until at least January 4.

12.11.2015

A TonyBet Sportsbook (SBR rating D) player has filed a payout complaint. The player joined TonyBet and deposited £100 in exchange for a 50% bonus. The player met the requisite rollover amount and then asked for a payout in the amount of £755, which is where things took a turn for the worse. Following some back and forth, TonyBet refunded the player's deposit.

12.11.2015

A CRSportsBet (SBR rating D) player has reported that he is being slow-paid $2,000. The player asked for a form of a cheque payout on November 2nd and has yet to receive his funds. He reports being told multiple times on a weekly basis that he will have tracking details provided so he can monitor the withdrawal, but has yet to be paid.

12.10.2015

A Wagerwin Sportsbook (SBR rating F) player has confirmed receiving $500. The player reported to SBR earlier this week that he was still owed part of a $3,000 payment plan setup for him on August 31st when his account with the online sportsbook was closed. The player is still owed $500 from that balance and will update SBR as he receives his transfer.

12.10.2015

Media magnate Rupert Murdoch is muscling into the UK’s lucrative £3.5 billion ($5.1 billion) online gambling market with the launch of an online sportsbook called Sun Bets. Australian billionaire Murdoch, whose The Sun is the UK’s bestselling newspaper, is teaming up with leading Australian sportsbook Tabcorp to launch Sun Bets.