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08.26.2015

Russian bookmaker ZenitBet has slipped further down the sportsbook blacklist. ZenitBet debuted in the sportsbook rating guide this Saturday at D, and has fallen to D- after fifteen total payout complaints have surfaced from players that have been owed for longer than 30 business days. The players are owed relatively small amounts each, and in total €20,000.

08.25.2015

One online sportsbook doubled their free play signup bonus for new accounts to 100%. Many changes are expected over the next week as online sportsbooks compete with one another by modifying their bonus programs for short-term, targeted incentives for the beginning of the NFL and College Football seasons.

08.25.2015

One online sportsbook doubled their free play signup bonus for new accounts to 100%. Many changes are expected over the next week as online sportsbooks compete with one another by modifying their bonus programs for short-term, targeted incentives for the beginning of the NFL and College Football seasons.

08.25.2015

One online sportsbook doubled their free play signup bonus for new accounts to 100%. Many changes are expected over the next week as online sportsbooks compete with one another by modifying their bonus programs for short-term, targeted incentives for the beginning of the NFL and College Football seasons.

08.25.2015

One online sportsbook doubled their free play signup bonus for new accounts to 100%. Many changes are expected over the next week as online sportsbooks compete with one another by modifying their bonus programs for short-term, targeted incentives for the beginning of the NFL and College Football seasons.

08.25.2015

A BetTrojan Sportsbook (SBR rating C-) player has filed a complaint over the fees incurred withdrawing his $6,000 balance. The player claimed that customer service advised him of "economical ways" of withdrawing his winnings when he  originally deposited. The player was forced to pay $300 in fees to withdraw $700 a week through person-to-person.

08.25.2015

A BetTrojan Sportsbook (SBR rating C-) player has filed a complaint over the fees incurred withdrawing his $6,000 balance. The player claimed that customer service advised him of "economical ways" of withdrawing his winnings when he  originally deposited. The player was forced to pay $300 in fees to withdraw $700 a week through person-to-person.

08.25.2015

A BetTrojan Sportsbook (SBR rating C-) player has filed a complaint over the fees incurred withdrawing his $6,000 balance. The player claimed that customer service advised him of "economical ways" of withdrawing his winnings when he  originally deposited. The player was forced to pay $300 in fees to withdraw $700 a week through person-to-person.

08.25.2015

A BetTrojan Sportsbook (SBR rating C-) player has filed a complaint over the fees incurred withdrawing his $6,000 balance. The player claimed that customer service advised him of "economical ways" of withdrawing his winnings when he  originally deposited. The player was forced to pay $300 in fees to withdraw $700 a week through person-to-person.

08.25.2015

Online sportsbook WagerWeb has been upgraded from B to B+. The sports betting site recently changed platforms and upgraded their wagering cart variety and call center. The online sportsbook is one of 31 betting sites that accept bitcoin for player deposits and withdrawals. WagerWeb players with feedback can write to help@sportsbookreview.com.

08.24.2015

Bitcoin has now fallen below $200 for the first time (editor's note: back up to $224 today 8/25) in several months. Sports bettors have discussed the frequent movement of the crypto-currency at length at the SBR Posting Forum as there has been seesaw like movement of BTC. What if any impact does this have on using bitcoin to fund sportsbook accounts?

08.24.2015

Bitcoin has now fallen below $200 for the first time (editor's note: back up to $224 today 8/25) in several months. Sports bettors have discussed the frequent movement of the crypto-currency at length at the SBR Posting Forum as there has been seesaw like movement of BTC. What if any impact does this have on using bitcoin to fund sportsbook accounts?

08.24.2015

Bitcoin has now fallen below $200 for the first time (editor's note: back up to $224 today 8/25) in several months. Sports bettors have discussed the frequent movement of the crypto-currency at length at the SBR Posting Forum as there has been seesaw like movement of BTC. What if any impact does this have on using bitcoin to fund sportsbook accounts?

08.24.2015

Bitcoin has now fallen below $200 for the first time (editor's note: back up to $224 today 8/25) in several months. Sports bettors have discussed the frequent movement of the crypto-currency at length at the SBR Posting Forum as there has been seesaw like movement of BTC. What if any impact does this have on using bitcoin to fund sportsbook accounts?

08.24.2015

An SBR reader took to the posting forum earlier today shaking the trees over what he felt was an unjust fee added on top of his deposit. As it turned out in his case, the added fee was charged in error and was reimbursed by his sportsbook. The player touched on an interesting subject though which highlights the importance of checking statements.

08.24.2015

An SBR reader took to the posting forum earlier today shaking the trees over what he felt was an unjust fee added on top of his deposit. As it turned out in his case, the added fee was charged in error and was reimbursed by his sportsbook. The player touched on an interesting subject though which highlights the importance of checking statements.

08.24.2015

An SBR reader took to the posting forum earlier today shaking the trees over what he felt was an unjust fee added on top of his deposit. As it turned out in his case, the added fee was charged in error and was reimbursed by his sportsbook. The player touched on an interesting subject though which highlights the importance of checking statements.

08.24.2015

An SBR reader took to the posting forum earlier today shaking the trees over what he felt was an unjust fee added on top of his deposit. As it turned out in his case, the added fee was charged in error and was reimbursed by his sportsbook. The player touched on an interesting subject though which highlights the importance of checking statements.

08.24.2015

A Coral Sportsbook (SBR rating B+) punter has filed a complaint with SBR. The player opened an account ten days ago and placed a total of two winning bets, profiting €400 after these wagers. After winning the bets, he was asked to send over a copy of his ID and utility bill to satisfy the sportsbook KYC requirement.

08.24.2015

A Coral Sportsbook (SBR rating B+) punter has filed a complaint with SBR. The player opened an account ten days ago and placed a total of two winning bets, profiting €400 after these wagers. After winning the bets, he was asked to send over a copy of his ID and utility bill to satisfy the sportsbook KYC requirement.

08.24.2015

A Coral Sportsbook (SBR rating B+) punter has filed a complaint with SBR. The player opened an account ten days ago and placed a total of two winning bets, profiting €400 after these wagers. After winning the bets, he was asked to send over a copy of his ID and utility bill to satisfy the sportsbook KYC requirement.

08.24.2015

A Coral Sportsbook (SBR rating B+) punter has filed a complaint with SBR. The player opened an account ten days ago and placed a total of two winning bets, profiting €400 after these wagers. After winning the bets, he was asked to send over a copy of his ID and utility bill to satisfy the sportsbook KYC requirement.

08.23.2015

Online sportsbook Centrebet has had their rating adjusted from D+ to C-.  Centrebet was downgraded four years ago for their controversial handling of an in-play wagering dispute, but has since accumulated some positive user feedback, and its rating risk level has been reassessed. While players may not be at risk of outright scammed, management may take positions opposite to the industry standard.

08.23.2015

Online sportsbooks have made major adjustments in the market for the next President of the United States. The odds of one candidate improved by 30% as a consensus movement across these sports betting websites. A sportsbook comparison of the previous week's worth of odds is attached inside this article.

08.23.2015

The redesigned sportsbook rating guide allows players to more easily compare sportsbooks across all devices. 215 sportsbooks rated from A+ to F are listed in the rating guide. Players are cautioned to consider the standing of each company, and not simply consider the percentage value of each signup bonus, as bigger is not always better.