World Cup Group B Chat

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  1. The GOAT 2 x BOTB winner Gold Member

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    They know that the majority of people will use the free bet on something that'll end up losing, plus the Spanish are unlikely to win the WC anyway. Either way, they'll still be making money while giving themselves good PR.
     
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    All for PR of course but wouldn't call it an empty gesture.
    Effectively giving you a chance to choose a different outcome based on this mornings events. A free roll of the dice.
    A losing free bet will not be making them any money directly.
     
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    A group of the players met with the SFF members to ask them to change the decision. But board refused.

    Both parties don't look good in this.
     
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    Take your point, but the good PR gets people talking about them, which leads to free advertising and more punters as a result of that.
     
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    Like us, just now #wonga
     
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    Fernando Hierro taking over.
     
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    Reckon Spain have really shat it up for themselves here.
     
  8. PaulM1888 Gold Member Gold Member

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    You’ve just explained the entire point of bookie marketing :56:
     
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    True most people will waste the full bet. Some won't though. If I had backed Spain with them I would now be getting the best price on Brazil,Germany, France, Argentina, Belgium and Portugal and adjusting the stakes to mean I now have 19-20 on any of those 7 teams winning.
     
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    Hence why I said it’s an empty gesture.
     
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    Unbelievably * stuff from a top nation and favourite for the tournament..

    Incredible what's unfolded today, a day before the world cup starts..
     
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    They all are!
     
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    Can see the Spanish squad actually galvanised now, they will definitely qualify ( prob in second place) and beat Uruguay in the next round.

    Worth a few bucks IMHO
     
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    Can go one of 2 ways and based on experience of World Cup implosions by other nations, it won’t be great.

    They could be doing without having their toughest game on Friday.
     
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    Iran to win and Portugal Spain to draw

    But could easily be 3 draws today, priority for any smart manager is not to lose the first match.
     
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    Morocco not lost a competitive game since the last World Cup, backing them. Ziyech goal.
     
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    Iran to win this game.
     
  18. neilly1987 Wits eh goalie dain Tom??? Gold Member

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    I think this might be a really good exciting game cause everyone will expect it to be *.
     
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    Why I backed overs..

    Think it will be exciting. Good big pitch in St Petersburg and both know they have to win this to have any chance of progression....or even just picking up points in this group..

    Few good player's in both side's. Ziyech and Azmoun particularly going forward for either..
     
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    Going 2-0.