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Mayweather win paid out at Paddy Power

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  • Registered Users Posts: 9,798 ✭✭✭Mr. Incognito


    Gimmick.

    Most people bet late because they dont want their money sitting in PP accounts for weeks


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 9,586 ✭✭✭4068ac1elhodqr


    A payout pre-event, is still a payout, and no other books seem to be doing this so you certainly can't really complain.

    But brings back memories of the early payout for the 'lol' 'sure winners' of i).Clinton, ii).Remainers and a fair few years ago iii).T'Woods stung them for around about 1.5m. Tiger was leading R4, only to find 150/1 Yang Yong-eun destroy it and win the PGA.

    I bet very early (via WHill @10) for the Notorious, even before the fight was officially confirmed.
    Reckon it'll be either CmG in R4 or else FM by R7. But all the prices are now shorter now than FM's shinny head haircut.
    It could of course roll on 12R and create a nice pay-day for everyone, particularly the ad agencies.


  • Site Banned Posts: 880 ✭✭✭whiteshorts


    Most people bet late because they dont want their money sitting in PP accounts for weeks

    Problem with doing that is the price may shorten, if you wanted to back McGregor couple of weeks ago he was 4/1-9/2 area, now 3/1-7/2.
    I don't think he will get much bigger pre-fight now.


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 3,667 ✭✭✭Hector Bellend


    Is this fight really as big a no brainer as they're seem to believe.

    It would appear that Mayweather would have to win but for some reason I cant bring myself to put a large bet on


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 3,667 ✭✭✭Hector Bellend


    Problem with doing that is the price may shorten, if you wanted to back McGregor couple of weeks ago he was 4/1-9/2 area, now 3/1-7/2.
    I don't think he will get much bigger pre-fight now.

    Youre right. However, I imagine the fluctuations in the vegas sportsbooks may be more pronounced than they are here. Still if theres a big enough gamble the price is sure to be affected


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  • Registered Users Posts: 10,742 ✭✭✭✭martingriff


    I had a bet on the Fight for Maywaether to win by Points/Decision and I lost. I thought it was stopped by ref on a TKO. Is that not a decision


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    I had a bet on the Fight for Maywaether to win by Points/Decision and I lost. I thought it was stopped by ref on a TKO. Is that not a decision

    clutching..... at...... straws


  • Registered Users Posts: 10,742 ✭✭✭✭martingriff


    glasso wrote: »
    clutching..... at...... straws

    Nope just asking a question as never betted on something like this. If it is not decision then so be it. I well know better for the future. No need to be such a d£"k about it


  • Registered Users Posts: 4,239 ✭✭✭munster87


    I had a bet on the Fight for Maywaether to win by Points/Decision and I lost. I thought it was stopped by ref on a TKO. Is that not a decision

    No, you needed the fight to go the 12 rounds


  • Registered Users Posts: 10,742 ✭✭✭✭martingriff


    munster87 wrote: »
    No, you needed the fight to go the 12 rounds

    Thank you munster87. A lesson leaned for next time


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  • Closed Accounts Posts: 4,007 ✭✭✭s7ryf3925pivug


    I had a bet on the Fight for Maywaether to win by Points/Decision and I lost. I thought it was stopped by ref on a TKO. Is that not a decision
    It's considered a distinct method of winning.

    https://support.paddypower.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/53/~/boxing-rules


  • Registered Users Posts: 10,742 ✭✭✭✭martingriff




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