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Ladbrokes refunds lost bets after mistaken dog race
The online bookmaker Ladbrokes had to refund a large number of lost bets to its players last weekend. This concerned all bets placed on a dog race during the event at The Gardens (Australia). The start of the race did not go smoothly, as the pens were not opened immediately. This had a negative effect on the course of the race.
Failed dog race
In late May, the third dog race of the day was run at The Gardens. However, the dogs left the pens too late, which meant that the bait could not do its job. The dogs had completely lost their sense of direction and some even missed a turn. By the way, all this is broadcast on the website live cricket stream.
The Greyhound Welfare & Integrity Commission nevertheless decided to declare the race valid. This was not well received, so an investigation was started. Shortly after, the decision was made to declare the race invalid. The bookmaker Ladbrokes decided to do the same and refund the players' bets.
Dog races at Bet365
Dog races are popular worldwide, but not in the Netherlands. Consequently, there are few if any dog races offered in our country. There is one exception, because the greyhound races do pass in the games offered by the legal online bookmaker Bet365. Wagers can be placed on the dog races both live and virtual. The live races feature a live stream. Since the dog races are organized all over the world, the sports betting are passed daily in the assortment.
The online bookmaker Ladbrokes does not yet have a license in the Netherlands. Its parent company Entain has indicated that it has submitted an application to the Kansspelautoriteit (Ksa). The application is only for the brands PartyCasino, PartyPoker and the well-known bookmaker platform Bwin.