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Gin
27 Jun 22 14:02
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Starts tomorrow - It only feels like a couple of weeks since the Worlds finished!ShockedShocked

Have just noticed that it's back to best of 4 matches - what's that all about?
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Report Latalomne June 28, 2022 9:03 AM BST
As has been the case for the last couple of seasons, mate, there's two CLs a year.  The season-opener is this 128-man ranking event 5hite with the draw, and then the one around Xmas/NY is the invitation one without the draw.

I *might* have a look at the markets for the first few matches (it is on FreeSports), but I have other commitments this evening and tomorrow anyway....
Report Gin June 28, 2022 10:30 AM BST
I didn't realise (or forgot) that they alternated. It shows how much notice I take of these CL competitions!Blush
Report Latalomne June 28, 2022 3:12 PM BST
The one and only meaningful involvement I've had, BF went and voided because they fact up turning the market in-play.... (even though the tab was green in Gruss)

VERY thin on the ground (not unexpected)
Report Gin June 29, 2022 10:01 AM BST
Yeah, I had a quick look yesterday and it was tumbleweed so gave it a miss.
Report Gutless Wonder July 10, 2023 2:49 PM BST
Seems to be the same this year with nobody interested. Not having live vid through here doesn't help but the draw involvement is rather off putting. Thought it might inprove after the first few weeks  - if anything it's got worse.
Report Angela Rebecchi June 13, 2024 12:42 PM BST
2024 and we have a pre match £50k backer solely on both Maguire matches today, both matched.

Game 1 vs Ryan Davies Mags been matched:

1.54            £106.72
1.55            £47,604.74
1.56            £1,670.41

About to go 3-0 down. No other bets pre match on any of the other matches. Basically zero liquidity in play too

Takes on Dean Young later and been matched at:

1.4            £907.95
1.49            £13.81
1.5            £49,682.17
Report Latalomne June 14, 2024 12:12 PM BST
Milkman v Boiko

1.5    £18.04        £7.92
1.92            £12.00
1.95            £0.72
2.2            £50,872.77
2.22            £0.83

Can only assume it's someone moving money about between accounts? (poss for PC avoidance?)  Surely you wouldn't get £50k matched on this cannon fodder even if the price was massively out?  It is the very definition of a quiet market.
Report gjohn101 June 14, 2024 1:26 PM BST
My first instinct too, huge lay put up in near empty market and all almost immediately taken (i think!) suggests a bit of money shifting. Seems a likely way to get an account closed down though, I'd imagine there must be more discreet ways of moving your funds around, 1.01s and such like?
Report Latalomne June 14, 2024 3:16 PM BST
You would certainly think BF would have automated systems looking out for such behaviour.
Report Latalomne June 14, 2024 3:18 PM BST
And if it's not, they've done about £75k in two days  Laugh
Report gjohn101 June 14, 2024 3:48 PM BST
I would think so mate, especially if as you suggested, the motive is to evade pc which definitely seems likely. In the highly unlikely event it somehow escaped their radar, the folk emailing them about it yesterday, as mentioned on several twitter threads, should definitely have woken them up Grin
Report Latalomne June 14, 2024 4:24 PM BST
Milkman v Higgo now, too
Report Latalomne June 14, 2024 6:46 PM BST
Another loser
Report gjohn101 June 14, 2024 8:29 PM BST
Ah, it's all clear now. Geezers conducting a big experiment - start with £55k and see how many times you can swap it back and forth before it's all gone on commission!
Report Angela Rebecchi June 18, 2024 7:23 PM BST
2    £40.50        £23,299.75
2.5    £1,250.00       
2.52            £26,274.87

Umut Dikme

Definitely someone moving money between accounts as money never up there (and would be for ages in these markets even if way out as Lats said). Surprised they've been allowed to get away with it.
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