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Offline BC Villain

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New Betting Partners
« on: August 11, 2022, 12:16:54 PM »
Massive own goal by the club if you ask me.

Hate the idea of clubs hopping into bed with betting companies.  Come on Villa, your better than this.

https://twitter.com/AVFCOfficial/status/1557653051145457665?t=FuaPDLIKyEE4b7af7bACLw&s=19

Offline Sexual Ealing

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Re: New Betting Partners
« Reply #1 on: August 11, 2022, 12:25:52 PM »
This isn't just a 'betting partner'. It's a 'crypto casino' whatever the fuck that means. Shady, is what it sounds like.

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Re: New Betting Partners
« Reply #2 on: August 11, 2022, 12:28:05 PM »
Duel bits? Sounds (hideously) kinky.

Offline Risso

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Re: New Betting Partners
« Reply #3 on: August 11, 2022, 12:28:28 PM »
And you can't even access their 'product' in the UK. Fuck off with this shit Villa.

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Re: New Betting Partners
« Reply #4 on: August 11, 2022, 12:33:11 PM »
“Do you wanna bet against us if you are not in the UK?”

Offline PeterWithesShin

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Re: New Betting Partners
« Reply #5 on: August 11, 2022, 12:41:28 PM »
From a quick Google

"You can play Duelbits in Canada, Brazil, Germany, and Mexico. If you're in a country that doesn't have access to the platform, such as the US, or the UK, you'll need to use a VPN to connect to a server in a country where it's available."

Can't help thinking this isn't a great look for Villa.

Offline Risso

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Re: New Betting Partners
« Reply #6 on: August 11, 2022, 12:48:54 PM »
From a quick Google

"You can play Duelbits in Canada, Brazil, Germany, and Mexico. If you're in a country that doesn't have access to the platform, such as the US, or the UK, you'll need to use a VPN to connect to a server in a country where it's available."

Can't help thinking this isn't a great look for Villa.

Christ! The CIA took over the Pokerstars website in the IOM and arrested a load of people for that sort of stuff.

Offline Sexual Ealing

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Re: New Betting Partners
« Reply #7 on: August 11, 2022, 12:50:20 PM »

Quote
Aston Villa
@AVFCOfficial
Introducing our Official European Betting Partner...

 That you can use in *checks notes* ONE European country.

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Re: New Betting Partners
« Reply #8 on: August 11, 2022, 12:54:23 PM »
Gambling shirt sponsors have never really been about the UK market (bet365 a bit different).

They have always been about Asian markets above all.

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Re: New Betting Partners
« Reply #9 on: August 11, 2022, 12:56:30 PM »
The only jurisdiction that issues licences for crypto gambling is Curacao, which doesn’t really inspire confidence.

Whilst I don’t have a problem with gambling sponsors (but I accept I am biased), I feel uncomfortable for Villa to be suggesting fans use a vpn to gamble with these people.

Offline darren woolley

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Re: New Betting Partners
« Reply #10 on: August 11, 2022, 12:58:41 PM »
I agree with you BC I don't like us using betting companies again.

Offline PeterWithesShin

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Re: New Betting Partners
« Reply #11 on: August 11, 2022, 12:59:32 PM »
I should point out that what I posted wasn't from Villa. It was from a Google search and was in the 'people also ask' section on Google and that was the answer to the question "How do you play Duelbits UK?".

Although i'm guessing a number of Villa fans will be seeing that when they Google our new partner.

Offline villainabroad

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Re: New Betting Partners
« Reply #12 on: August 11, 2022, 01:00:02 PM »
Christ almighty this is grim.

Offline Ger Regan

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Re: New Betting Partners
« Reply #13 on: August 11, 2022, 01:00:48 PM »
Fuck this, and fuck the socios link we have, too.

Offline villainabroad

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Re: New Betting Partners
« Reply #14 on: August 11, 2022, 01:05:43 PM »
Has anyone ever tried to organise a numbers protest (e.g. digital petition) against this kind of thing? Difficult because you might get some idiots signing as Micky Mouse etc. Maybe a joint message from as many fan groups as possible, if that could be agreed? I may be a little bit naive thinking it would make any difference, but it might get some press coverage... who knows.

It's the absolute pits.

 


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