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12.10.2015

Sportsbook Review invites readers to take part in tonight's free Predict the Score contest for the Thursday Night Football game between the Minnesota Vikings and Arizona Cardinals. The lucky winner who correctly predicts the exact final score total for both teams walks away with a $15 pizza gift card which can be redeemed from Dominos, Papa Johns, or Pizza hut.

12.09.2015

Week 14 of the 2015 Beat The Prick contest is now open for member picks. While the deadline has passed for the $30,000 in prizes, members can still join today to compete for week 14's 150,000 in free play points by making five picks on the outcome of NFL Week 14 sides and totals, as well as the Army vs. Navy college football game.

12.09.2015

A total of 36 payout complaints are on file from ZenitBet Sportsbook (SBR rating D-) players. The oldest outstanding withdrawals date back to May of 2015. The Russia based sportsbook no longer responds to SBR concerning player complaints, and the online sportsbook has provided no update to the players owed on when they will be paid.

12.08.2015

Bitcoin (BTC) soared past $400 earlier Tuesday and is trading now at $416. Online sports bettors at the SBR Sportsbook forum recently expressed reluctance at using the digital currency for making transactions with sportsbooks due to the swings in value, but the more bitcoin's ascent continues, the more sports bettors are likely to give BTC a shot.

12.08.2015

Update 6PM ET: The $5,000 transfer was completed following publication of this report.

Sportsbook Review first reported on November 23 that a BetIAS player (also known as InstantActionSports) submitted a payout complaint concerning a stalled payment plan. The player holds a balance of $29,470 with the online sportsbook and is having a tough time getting a $5,000 interbook transfer finished.

12.08.2015

A Wagerwin (SBR rating F) player has filed a payout complaint. The player originally had $3,000 removed from his account on August 31st and had his account closed by the online sportsbook. He was placed on a payment plan to receive his balance, but has only received $2,000 so far with the last payout received on November 21st.

12.08.2015

Sportsbook Review occasionally receives wagering complaints from online sports bettors. The players either intentionally or unintentionally wagered the wrong side, entered the wrong amount, or even claim they entered a wager that the online sportsbook does not have a record of under the bet slip history. This article gives 3 tips to avoid these scenarios entirely.

12.08.2015

There are seven slots still left in the $10,500 NCAA Bowl Contest. The contest is open to all SBR members who are able to pony up a 2,500 betpoints entry fee. New members who have not yet immersed themselves in the community are invited to join the 15,000 betpoint NCAA Bowl Contest. This article lists all of the details.

12.07.2015

Skrill, formerly known as Moneybookers, now allows users to fund their accounts through Neteller. Sports bettors who are playing with sportsbooks that accept Skrill but not Neteller now have a functional workaround to make deposits through Skrill. A practical example is a player who has a funded Neteller balance but no money in Skrill.

12.07.2015

A Sportsbook Review reader recently submitted a complaint involving the handling of an NHL prop bet. The player wagered $100 on what was a clearly erroneous line: +325 odds for an NHL player not to score in the game. The odds should have been reversed at -325, such that to win $100, a risk amount of $325 would have been necessary.

12.07.2015

Bitcoin sportsbook Cloudbet (SBR rating C+) is investigating the handful of complaints submitted by SBR Sportsbook Forum posters concerning error messages received when placing bets. The players tell a similar story of receiving an error message a large majority of the time when trying to confirm wagers, and that this started a few weeks ago.

12.07.2015

A 188Bet Sportsbook player has submitted a winnings dispute. The player claimed that he registered at 188Bet recently and accepted a 28% bonus. He placed several wagers before turning his balance into $7,800. The player was accused by the online sportsbook of "irregular play", and he claimed that his winnings were confiscated.

12.07.2015

Sportsbook Review has updated the Australian Open betting tennis futures grid. Top online sportsbooks have their outright winner odds shown for both the men's and women's field of play from the respective ATP and WTA players. As of this publication, the favorite on the men's side is Novak Djokovic at -130, and Serena Williams for the ladies at +200.

12.06.2015

Update 12/7: This dispute is now resolved, BetRally re-settled the market.

A BetRally Sportsbook player has submitted a wager grading dispute. The player claims he wagered on whether or not there would be a throw recorded between 15:00 and 15:59 of the Stoke-Manchester City soccer fixture. BetRally however settled the wager as a loss, and backed up their decision to the player via email.

12.06.2015

Sportsbook Review analyzes how a few of the top online sportsbooks have responded to recent team performance swings ahead of NFL Week 13, and makes available a real-time updating Super Bowl 50 futures odds grid from some of the best online sportsbooks. Players interested in NFL week 13 lines should visit the NFL Betting Odds grid.

12.06.2015

Sportsbook Review has released a consensus betting trends report for the Sunday Night Football installment featuring the Indianapolis Colts and Pittsburgh Steelers. The statistics cited in this report are powered by the free NFL betting odds tool, which lists 35+ online sportsbooks and their real-time updating odds on all NFL Week 13 match ups.

12.05.2015

A discussion thread was created at the SBR sports bettors forum pertaining to Nitrogen Sports (SBR rating B). Nitrogen is the first ever bitcoin exclusive sportsbook to have been added to the online sportsbooks rating guide. The reader surveyed other forum members concerning what they felt the benefits were at the sportsbook.

12.05.2015

A Goalbet Sportsbook player has filed a complaint. The player has accused the online sports betting site of confiscating his winning balance. The player was limited to €1 before the confiscation. The player was told that customers who are guilty of "sure bets" will be unable to redeem their balances. SBR is investigating this complaint.

12.05.2015

Sportsbook Review has released a betting consensus and trends report for tonight's Michigan State Spartans (5) vs. Iowa Hawkeyes (4) match. The game kicks off at 8:17PM Eastern. This article surveys how the public is wagering across the most popular sports betting markets, per the data available at the SBR college football betting odds grid.

12.04.2015

Sportsbook Review news host Natalie Rydstrom delivers an SBR Industry News video update for Friday, December 4. The subject of today's show is the recent sportsbook news report that covered three bitcoin sports bettors' frustrating experience submitting wagers with online sportsbook Cloudbet (SBR rating C+).

12.04.2015

A Cloudbet Sportsbook (SBR rating C+) player created a discussion at the bitcoin sports betting forum at SBR concerning error messages received when placing bets. The player has reported that for much of the past week he has received an error message that prevents him from placing a bet: he places the rate of occurrence at 95%.

12.04.2015

As college football enters week 14, Sportsbook Review covers the odds swings on the futures odds board and determines how the field stacks up in the broad spectrum of the college football playoff hunt. At the close of week 13, only eight teams remained with a realistic shot for a playoff spot according to online sportsbook odds.

12.03.2015

Sportsbook Review occasionally receives complaints from online sports bettors who have had a change of heart after accepting a sportsbook bonus offer. The players say that they want to cancel their bonus but that their online sportsbook is not allowing them to do so, and is insisting that they finish their agreed upon rollovers. Who is right in this scenario?