What led to the Winmau binning the BDO off?

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Re: What led to the Winmau binning the BDO off?

Postby Ginge » Sun Aug 12, 2018 4:50 pm

I hope everyone at the Emirates today doesn't slag off the players on the pitch given not many of them play professional football.
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Re: What led to the Winmau binning the BDO off?

Postby oche balboa » Sun Aug 12, 2018 6:02 pm

Skewball would have said best of 3 would have been excellent if it was the PDC who done it
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Re: What led to the Winmau binning the BDO off?

Postby Ginge » Sun Aug 12, 2018 6:03 pm

They dumped the format because it is pathetic and dire.
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Re: What led to the Winmau binning the BDO off?

Postby Garry Murphy » Sun Aug 12, 2018 6:38 pm

Ginge wrote:It's ****. Gives nobody time to get into a set, something only being on telly once a year doesn't make it "exciting" by default you know.

remind us again what Holmes said....the richest 4 days comp on tv ?


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Re: What led to the Winmau binning the BDO off?

Postby Paddy McGinty » Sun Aug 12, 2018 6:52 pm

An exciting and entertaining format, get for viewing. In answer to the OP I would say all the negativity published on forums such as this......
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Re: What led to the Winmau binning the BDO off?

Postby trotter » Sun Aug 12, 2018 7:54 pm

Black Velvet wrote:Yes, let’s make everything seeded legplay!



My favourite format is the best of 5 set play....my least favourite format is best of 3 set play...the PDC used to play floor finals at best of 3 set play...it was horrible then and it's still horrible now.....I would like to see a bit more best of 5 set play though as you are never really out of the game but still takes a good effort to actually win a set...

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Re: What led to the Winmau binning the BDO off?

Postby el_ringo » Sun Aug 12, 2018 9:03 pm

I would imagine Winmau possibly realised that the hours of TV that their sponsored players was by far greater in the PDC than the BDO could offer and that i t was cheaper to give £5 each to anyone who was watching the last Masters on TV than actually sponsor any more BDO fiascos.

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Re: What led to the Winmau binning the BDO off?

Postby Black Velvet » Sun Aug 12, 2018 9:26 pm

Another swing, another miss.

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Re: What led to the Winmau binning the BDO off?

Postby Bruce Terrett » Mon Aug 13, 2018 10:31 pm

trotter wrote:the PDC used to play floor finals at best of 3 set play...it was horrible then and it's still horrible now.....

The floor tournaments (Pro Tour, if you will) used to be the best of five sets with 3 legs to a set.

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Re: What led to the Winmau binning the BDO off?

Postby TheSandman » Tue Aug 14, 2018 1:53 am

Like or hate Des, but the counties totally fekked him!

How is he supposed to get winmau/bob potter/channel 4/bt sport/ ect, back to the any negotiating table when he is gonna turn up with the former chairperson of the BDO Sue Williams as financial director.

As chairperson she alienated so many sponsors and tv channels that the BDO might be totally fekked while sue is a director.

To be fair, I just Nick Leeson is going into big brother! Maybe he could give the BDO some financial advice.


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