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Eagles' regret over Centrebet email

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by ManlyBacker, Sep 16, 2011.

  1. ManlyBacker

    ManlyBacker Winging it Staff Member

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    SEA Eagles boss David Perry has described an email sent to parents of junior club members promoting a new Centrebet iPhone betting application as a “human error” that would not be repeated.


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    Ooohhh noooo - think of the precious children!
     
  2. Berkeley_Eagle

    Berkeley_Eagle Current Status: 24/7 Manly Fan 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    OH NO the telegraph is gonna have a field day
    look out if the nutjob Andrew Wilkie hears about this

    really the person who sends the emails out needs to put a filter on who gets them (if that can be done) type a msg click all and send is what happened I think simple mistake


    the offending email below
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    and this sent last night

    Dear Members,

    An offer from Centrebet was sent to our total membership database earlier in the week.

    This content was only intended for those over 18 years of age.

    As a Club we take full responsibility and apologise for this human error. We would like to make it clear that it has never been the intention of Centrebet or the Sea Eagles to promote a product to Members under the age of 18.

    We are currently implementing internal controls that will ensure such an error will not take place again.

    If you have any further concerns please don't hesitate to contact Sea Eagles Corporate Partnerships on 9970 3000.

    Yours Sincerely,

    Sea Eagles Corporate Partnerships
     
  3. Jerry1

    Jerry1 Well-Known Member

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    Storm in teacup. Watch any match these days and there is constant betting advertising.
     
  4. Cameron

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    What a load of ****. Innocent mistake FFs there were just trying to look after a sponsor it's not like we are flush with sponsors
     
  5. Berkeley_Eagle

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    Centrebet are advertising this app everywhere just listen to the radio, I've heard it 3 times this morning
     
  6. Rex

    Rex Well-Known Member

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    Where's the apology from the likes of News Ltd for them promoting this to people under 18?
     
  7. The Eagle

    The Eagle Well-Known Member

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    Ill be impressed when they finally make apps for more phones than the crappy old yuppy loved apple iPhone, amateurs
     
  8. Brookie4eva

    Brookie4eva Well-Known Member

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    I agree, haven't people heard of Android !!!
     
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    • codewana

      codewana Active Member

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      Android currently has more apps on the marketplace than Apple's appstore.

      Do you guys mess around with ROMS and different flashes?
       
    • bones

      bones Bones Knows Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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      No... What is it?
       
    • Cameron

      Cameron Cambo Premium Member

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      Android??? Wasnt that an old Atari game :)
       
    • The Eagle

      The Eagle Well-Known Member

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      You apple yuppies get all the apps, time for the androids to revolt and bluetooth viruses to every apple iPhone ever devised so they have to make apps for every other phone on the world and finally put apple out of business
       
    • Brookie4eva

      Brookie4eva Well-Known Member

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      Atari .... showing you're age Cam.

      But it's a shame no one does wood paneling any more, it would look awesome on PS3 or Wii :D :D :D
       
    • codewana

      codewana Active Member

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      Again, Android Marketplace has taken over the Appstore in terms of quantity of apps.

      http://www.the-digital-reader.com/2011/08/27/itunes-is-no-longer-the-biggest-app-store/
       
    • The Eagle

      The Eagle Well-Known Member

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      Not official apps such as pizza hut,woolies,centrebet and others most of those are unusual apps like my bowling calculator one which market had about 50 of.....
       
    • codewana

      codewana Active Member

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      I don't find it lacking too many official apps - sometimes you can download them straight from their website instead of the marketplace. Have you checked that out?[hr]
      Also, just wanted to have a look to see if I could find an example... Check these out:

      http://www.computerworld.com.au/article/399769/woolworths_launches_android_app/#closeme

      https://market.android.com/details?id=com.yum.pizzahut&hl=en
       
    • DSM5

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      Off to the ho-hum forum with this rubbish. Funny that the NRL allow 9 and Fox to advertise betting info during the game and those idiot commentators are all over it. Gallop should get a few phoney calls from mums regarding this.
       
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