Betfair API outage 26th Jan 2010

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Postby doris_day » Tue Jan 26, 2010 2:50 pm

Just looked at my diary and see that between 17th Jan and about 11th Feb last year we had similar problems with the API....
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Postby anarchy » Tue Jan 26, 2010 2:57 pm

i opened a betdaq account today....hopefully I'm not the only one :!:
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Postby pugs » Tue Jan 26, 2010 3:05 pm

Ian, I tried 6 or 7 times to log in before the off and even closed the browser and opened a new one. Finally after the off I was able to log in to see that I had matched bet. I then attempted to reduce the largest liability but twice the bet failed to go through. I then checked my internet connection and no problem.
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Postby thunderfoot » Tue Jan 26, 2010 3:07 pm

There is a logical reason for Betfair going down ......... after weeks of running Betfair Trader to test scenarios, I paid a monthly subscription yesterday to use Betfair Assistant and run the scenarios in 'anger'.!! :wink:
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Postby MarkRussell » Tue Jan 26, 2010 3:08 pm

I believe it is working again but would recommend proceeding with caution
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Postby thunderfoot » Tue Jan 26, 2010 3:24 pm

Yippeeee ...... came back with a 10.5 winner!! :D :D :D

All is forgiven :wink:
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Postby tamrood2000 » Tue Jan 26, 2010 3:35 pm

API seems to be back now
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Postby Amateur01 » Tue Jan 26, 2010 3:50 pm

Hi Gary, cannot place bets under 2 after the problems with the api, is it only me or is it the api?

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Postby Amateur01 » Tue Jan 26, 2010 4:14 pm

Hi Gary problem solved after restart.

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Postby Village » Tue Jan 26, 2010 6:51 pm

I wonder if the introduction of Betfair's virtual horse racing and the recent API problems are just coincidence? Maybe Betfair should concentrate a bit less on such rubbish, and a little more on making sure that their core product is working properly. The arrogance and complacency they have been exhibiting lately make me feel that a tipping point is about to be reached at which people will move to Betdaq.

The days when it was touch and go whether Betfair or Flutter would come out on top are long gone, and I don't think it would do any harm at all for Betfair to start receiving some sharp reminders not to take their monopoly for granted!
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