1. #1
    lonnie55
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    Funny story about Goalbet

    If you register at Goalbet, you will be informed of the following rule:

    "WARNING
    Customer's accounts that are making Sure Bet, Value Bet, trading etc. will be disabled and every profit of it will be removed. Before the withdraw every account will be charged for all the cost that had create."





    Okay, well. Nice rule. So they basically do not allow players to win in the long run. You are allowed to win by luck though. At least I'd guess so.

    Anyway, I decided to give them a try and placed a multiple bet (parlay) containing 3 matches. I was sure that a 3-match multiple bet could never be counted as a sure bet. I was wrong.

    This is what they sent me:


    Kundendienstteam - Konto - 23/10/2020 12:49
    Dear customer,The Surebet activation system has detected your account and our company does not accept professional players who play surebet. In case you been found again playing Surebet all of your bets will be canceled. Sincerely,Goalbet.com

    Konto - 24/10/2020 14:20
    Hello, how did I place a surebet? How can a combo bet be a surebet? You voided my bet without any valid reason. Please re-grade the bets. Regards, Bastian

    Kundendienstteam - Konto - 24/10/2020 14:26
    Dear customer, you have been answered by a previous message.We remain at your disposal for any further questions. Best Regards,Goalbet.com.

    Konto - 24/10/2020 14:29
    Hello, please answer my question. How did I place a surebet? How can a 3-match combo bet be a surebet? If you don't re-grade the bet, I will have to contact the authorities. Regards, Bastian

    Kundendienstteam - Konto - 24/10/2020 14:31
    Dear customer,The Surebet activation system has detected your account and our company does not accept professional players who play surebet. In case you been found again playing Surebet all of your bets will be canceled. Sincerely,Goalbet.com

    Konto - 24/10/2020 14:33
    Hello, please answer my question. How can a 3-match combo bet be a surebet? Regards, Bastian
    Then they stopped replying.

    What a great book
    Last edited by lonnie55; 10-24-20 at 05:27 PM.

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    Optional
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    I think they are trying to say they have info from another book that you are a pro, not that your combo was a sure bet.

    But yes, very lame communication.

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    Hmm, IDK. The rule is ridiculous anyway, especially when they say "etc." What is that supposed to mean?

    Even if you bet on major leagues, odds could move in your favour which means you may have unintentionally placed a value bet and Goalbet would be allowed to void this bet according to the rules.

    By this ridiculous and probably also illegal rule, the book can eliminate any risk factors.

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    Yes ridiculously wide ranging 'term'.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Optional View Post
    I think they are trying to say they have info from another book that you are a pro, not that your combo was a sure bet.
    Goalbet's official statement forwarded by the licensor:


    >>Von: "Kaidi K" Betreff: RE: RE: Complaint against GLB GmbH (GOALBET.com) - License no. HKL000210

    Dear Bastian,

    I will forward you the company explanations:

    We canceled the bets from the specific costumer due to the drop in value.In accordance to our policy and T&Cs betslips with drop in value should be cancelled.

    On 23.10 we informed him via message about the following:

    Your Bet Slip with ID "29388196 "29388207 has been canceled according to the rule No.15.

    According to the rules, that you had accepting during your registration:

    No confirmed bet can be modified, or cancelled, by the player. The company has the right to cancel accepted bets before the beginning of the game, without justification, only upon notification of the client, by an e-mail sent to the address he/ she stated in the registration form, or by contacting him/ her by telephone.
    Sincerely,
    GoalBet.com

    Ιn addition the same day we sent him a warning message based on our term no. 37:

    Dear customer,

    The Surebet activation system has detected your account and our company does not accept professional players who play surebet. In case you been found again playing Surebet all of your bets will be canceled.

    Sincerely,
    Goalbet.com


    Kaidi K
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    Public Service Division
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    xxxx.xxxxxx@emta.ee
    676 2019<<

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    Its a bullshit term, but its there in red letters, so why bother playing?

    Its basically saying "warning we are a shit book dont play".

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    Quote Originally Posted by cashin81 View Post
    why bother playing?
    -->
    Quote Originally Posted by lonnie55 View Post
    Anyway, I decided to give them a try and placed a multiple bet (parlay) containing 3 matches. I was sure that a 3-match multiple bet could never be counted as a sure bet.

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    Still makes it a "value" bet if one of the legs is of value price.

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    That is truly insane. So in order to win in this bookie, you don't just need to predict the winner of the game right. You must also hope that from bet placement time until the start of the game the odds don't drop a bit. Only if odds stay the same or increase you will have action.
    Interestingly enough the same rules do not count for the bookie. When you bet odds 1,90 and before kick-off they increase to 2.20 they have the value edge but that's fine.....thieves!

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    this is taking recreational betting to another low

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