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Betfair voiding bet!?!

Wed Sep 26, 2012 7:46 pm

A friend of mine found an arb and played almost 300 euros on the Betfair side (exchange) on baseball. He had an email that his bet was voided (!) and he had to place one at much lower odds. Luckily for him his other side bet won. Has it ever happened to you? Do you know what's the reason for it? I asked him to forward the email he got and here it is...

From: info@betfair.com
To: xxxxxxxxx@hotmail.com
Subject: Voided/Lapsed Bets
Date: Tue, 25 Sep 2012 22:31:59 +0000

Dear ........
One or more of your bets, placed on the market has been voided/lapsed by Betfair. Whilst these bets were all placed in good faith, in order to be fair to all users we have had to void/lapse them.
Should you require any further information please do not hesitate to contact us by emailing info@betfair.com or calling our helpdesk on 0870 0110444 (+44 20 8834 8060 from outside the UK). You will find details of the voided bets in "My Account, Betting History".
Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience, and we hope you continue to use and enjoy the site.
Kind regards
www.betfair.com
Voided/Lapsed Bets
Runner Bet ID Placed Date Category Bid Type Status Stake (€) Liability (€) Odds Matched
Over 9.5 Runs 22358707673 26/09/2012 00:14:48 EX B Matched 79.43 2.16
Over 9.5 Runs 22358688865 26/09/2012 00:12:00 EX B Matched 2.00 2.18
Over 9.5 Runs 22358688865 26/09/2012 00:12:00 EX B Matched 0.13 2.18
Over 9.5 Runs 22358670426 26/09/2012 00:08:27 EX B Matched 8.58 2.22
Over 9.5 Runs 22358670426 26/09/2012 00:08:27 EX B Matched 33.00 2.22
Over 9.5 Runs 22358670426 26/09/2012 00:08:27 EX B Matched 57.42 2.22
Over 9.5 Runs 22358670426 26/09/2012 00:08:27 EX B Matched 51.00 2.22
Over 9.5 Runs 22358651897 26/09/2012 00:04:47 EX B Matched 92.42 2.22
Under 9.5 Runs 22358643907 26/09/2012 00:03:15 EX L Matched 3.14 1.81
Under 9.5 Runs 22358643907 26/09/2012 00:03:15 EX L Matched 76.86 1.81
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Re: Betfair voiding bet!?!

Thu Sep 27, 2012 6:27 am

I had the same email yesterday but for a different game. Mine was for a rugby union game. Northland +7.5. I rang for an explanation and was told that they had the line at Northland +7.5 and Southland+7.5 instead of -7.5.

Annoying as my bet was the correct line and it lost. They didn't send me an email untill after the game had started.

Seems like they had a glitch in there software
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Re: Betfair voiding bet!?!

Thu Sep 27, 2012 10:56 am

Was there a change in starting pitcher(s) ?
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Re: Betfair voiding bet!?!

Thu Sep 27, 2012 5:29 pm

I have no idea. (I hardly know what a pitcher is...)
But my main concern is this: Suppose that BF has made a mistake on its odds (probably reverse odds). Since there are players backing or laying hundreds of euros on THESE odds, where is the problem?
I will suggest my friend to call them and ask them.
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Re: Betfair voiding bet!?!

Fri Sep 28, 2012 1:40 am

It was most likely a pitcher change. Pitcher change -bets get cancelled!!!!!
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Re: Betfair voiding bet!?!

Fri Sep 28, 2012 6:30 am

It was more than likely the same problem as mine but you can ring them or email for clarification.

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