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Angela Rebecchi
20 Feb 18 21:31
Date Joined: 15 Sep 02
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A price can become completely rancid 10 seconds after placing a bet let alone 30 seconds. Have noticed it at several bookmakers. Would have thought 5-10 second max should be the law for accepting or declining an in running bet.
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Report PeteTheBloke February 21, 2018 9:01 PM GMT
You'd be mad in the head to bet them in-running without a pre-agreed timescale.

Slow count, we used to call it when I was a betting shop manager - now it's the
bookies that do it and not the punters.
Report dave1357 February 28, 2018 9:56 AM GMT
Obviously if the gambling commission gave a f--k about anything other than money laundering and gambling addicts they would ban this practice.
Report Dav_vin03 March 4, 2018 8:18 AM GMT
name and shame

will hill is around 5 second delay
Report PeteTheBloke March 4, 2018 6:54 PM GMT
"around a 5 second delay"

It shouldn't be "around" anything - they should specify an exact number.
Report razz March 7, 2018 5:21 AM GMT
marathonbet are really slow, probably like 10 seconds
Report siwaadupa March 7, 2018 6:24 AM GMT
Agree Dave1357, Gambling Commission dont give a flying about players. They want to make money, money, money. Real players are there to feed them.
Report Dav_vin03 March 10, 2018 11:15 AM GMT
will hill now do in play horse racing on their self service machines, not sure what the delay is
Report sparrow March 12, 2018 7:50 PM GMT
People betting in running with bookmakers.......incredible.
Report jamesdean March 13, 2018 3:31 PM GMT
The bets will probably have to be agreed by the traders hence the time. They should then offer the customer 5 seconds to accept
the bet once ok'd by the trader.
Report PeteTheBloke March 14, 2018 9:41 AM GMT
...and 5 seconds for the trader to accept the punter's acceptance...
Report Capt__F March 17, 2018 12:15 AM GMT
slow count analogy the best

books wanted it a crime
Report williamhenri March 17, 2018 10:54 AM GMT
The only thread on here without with out a Denzila sermon ?????????????Surprised
Report razz March 28, 2018 4:51 PM BST

Mar 12, 2018 -- 2:50PM, sparrow wrote:

People betting in running with bookmakers.......incredible.

an edge is an edge, even at 10+ seconds

Report Angela Rebecchi April 26, 2018 8:17 PM BST
Just tried out a new bookmaker, placed a small sports bet at 2/1 and got accepted a minute later (when it was 4/1 on their site). Surely that's against the law.
Report PeteTheBloke April 28, 2018 11:09 AM BST
Report lux May 23, 2018 11:55 PM BST
Anyone remember Ladblokes in running prices on horse racing bout 8 or 9 years ago? ... an absolute bats**t crazy stevie wonder at the controls licence to print money ... while your account lasted, which wasn't very long admittedly but made a smallish fortune in a couple of weeks all the same.

Happy days!
Report razz May 29, 2018 2:35 AM BST
is it me or has betfair sportsbook increased the bet placement times in the last few weeks? pretty sure they have for mma bets.
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