Betting Rules

American Football

Fixed Odds
Match Betting
A bet on which team will win the match.
In the event of a match being abandoned or postponed all bets on the match are void unless played within 48 hours of the scheduled start time.
Matches are settled on the final score including any overtime.

Handicap
A bet on which team will win the match taking into account the quoted handicap. One team will have a minus handicap which must be subtracted from the team’s final score and the other a plus handicap which will be added to the team’s final score. Considering this the team with the higher score will win on handicap. A handicap may or may not include a tie. Where the tie is quoted if the final scores after the handicaps are applied ends on the exact handicap then the tie is the winner. Where the tie is not quoted the handicap will include a 1/2 a point so there can’t be a tie.

Spread Betting
Supremacy
A spread on which side will win the match and the margin of victory.
This market will be settled on the final score including any overtime.
Stop Loss: 40 points
Note: This market can have a negative result and is a supremacy market where the favourite is listed first (buy) and the underdog (sell) second.

Total Points
A spread on what the combined score of both teams will be.
This market will be settled on the final scores including any overtime.
Stop Loss: 40 points


Athletics

Fixed Odds
Match-ups
A bet on which player/team will do better then the other.
Both competitors must compete for bets to stand.   

Outright Betting, Group, Heat, Round betting
A bet on which player/team will win the tournament, heat, round etc. Place betting may be offered.
All bets stand except for those placed on participants not competing in first round heats/qualification. Participants awarded gold, silver and bronze medals at the medal ceremony will be deemed 1st, 2nd and 3rd respectively for betting purposes. We reserve the right to apply a deduction in the event of a withdrawn participant prior to the start of an event.


Australian Rules

Fixed Odds
Match Betting
A bet on which team will win the match.
All match markets will be settled on regulation time unless otherwise stated.
If a match ends in a tie/draw bets will be refunded unless the tie/draw is offered

Handicap
A bet on which team will win the match taking into account the quoted handicap. One team will have a minus handicap which must be subtracted from the team’s final score and the other a plus handicap which will be added to the team’s final score. Considering this the team with the higher score will win on handicap. A handicap may or may not include a tie. Where the tie is quoted if the final scores after the handicaps are applied ends on the exact handicap then the tie is the winner. Where the tie is not quoted the handicap will include a 1/2 a point so there can’t be a tie.


Baseball

Fixed Odds
Match Betting
A bet on which team will win the match.
Matches are settled on the final score including any extra innings.
All games must start on the scheduled date (local time) for bets to stand. If a game has been postponed or cancelled before its due start time then all bets are void.   
It is the client's responsibility to ensure they are aware of any relevant pitcher changes. Should either of the nominated pitchers (the pitchers who throw the first pitch of the game for their teams) withdraw before throwing a pitch, all single bets will be void and refunded to the client.  All multiple bets will have the leg refunded applicable. (Calculated without the leg).


Basketball

Fixed Odds
Match Betting
A bet on which team will win the match
Matches are settled on the final score including any overtime.

Handicap Betting
A bet on which team will win the match taking into account the quoted handicap. One team will have a minus handicap which must be subtracted from the team’s final score and the other a plus handicap which will be added to the other team’s final score. Considering this the team with the higher score will win on handicap. A handicap may or may not include a tie. Where the tie is quoted if the final scores after the handicaps are applied ends on the exact handicap then the tie is the winner. Where the tie is not quoted the handicap will include a 1/2 a point so there can’t be a tie.


Boxing

Fixed Odds
A bet on who will win the fight
In the event of a draw all bets will be void and stakes returned, this includes a fight which ends in a Majority Draw. Bets will be settled on the official result announced in the ring. Subsequent appeals/amendments do not affect settlement (unless the amendment was made due to human error when announcing the result).   
Contests that are abandoned, postponed or a contestant is replaced all bets will be void and stakes returned.   
In the event of a fight being declared a No Contest all bets will be void and stakes returned, with the exception of markets where the outcome has already been determined.   


Cricket

Fixed Odds
Match Betting
A bet on who will win the match.
One day, Twenty/20 Matches
In matches affected by adverse weather bets will be governed by the official competition rules with the following exception: if a match is decided on either a bowl out or the toss of a coin then all bets will be void.   
If a match is cancelled then all bets will be void if it is not replayed within 48 hours of its advertised start time.   
In the event of a tie all match winner bets will be void and stakes refunded.

Test Matches
If a Test Match is tied all draw bets are losers and a dead heat between the two sides is declared. If a match is abandoned due to outside interference then bets will be made void.

To win the Toss
This is a bet where you can select which team will win the toss.

Next Man Out
A bet on which batsman will be the next one out. Bets on this market are void if both batsmen are not out.  Bets will be void if a batman retires hurt.

First Innings Lead
This is a bet where you can select which team will have scored the most runs in the 1st innings of a test match.  In the event of a tie, the dead heat rule applies.

Total Runs
This is a bet on the amount of runs scored in an innings.  It will be quoted as over/under amount of runs.  I.e. Above 250.5 - 9/10, Below 250.5 - 9/10. If there is any reduction in the scheduled overs to be bowled, all bets will be void, unless of course if the side is bowled out within the scheduled overs.

Top Team Batsman
This is a bet on which batsman will score the most runs in an innings.  In a Test Match, this pertains to the first Innings only. The minimum prescribed overs that constitute a completed Innings, must be bowled for bets to stand. Dead Heat Rules apply. Bets placed on any player not in the starting 11 are void. Bets on players who are selected but do not bat will be settled as losers.

Highest Opening Partnership
This is a bet on which of the two competing sides will have the highest runs total at the fall of the first wicket in their respective innings.  In a Test Match, this pertains to the first innings only.  In the event of a tie, the dead heat rule applies.

Most Sixes
This is a bet where you can select which team will score the most sixes in a match.  You can select either of the two teams or the "draw/tie" result. The minimum prescribed overs that constitute a completed innings, must be bowled for bets to stand.

Highest First 15/Highest First 6
This is a bet where you can select which team will score the highest 1st 15/highest 1st 6 overs runs.  In the event of a tie, the dead heat rule applies. The full fifteen or six (whichever is applicable to the match) overs must be bowled for bets to stand.  Should the applicable overs not be bowled, all bets will be refunded.

Spread Betting
Supremacy
Stop Loss: 150 points
A spread on which side will win the match and the margin of victory.
If the team that bats first wins the game, they are awarded 1 point for each run they win by.
If the team that bats second wins the game, they are awarded 10 points per wicket won by.
In the event of this match ending in a tie the result will be settled at 0.
If the second innings of a limited overs match is reduced in anyway, for whatever reason, all supremacy bets, whether open or closed, will be void.
For Test matches the same rules apply as per limited overs supremacy.  Should the test end in a draw or a tie then the market result is zero.
Note: This market can have a negative result and is a supremacy market where the favourite is listed first and the underdog second.

As an example SA bat first against England and scores 300 runs.  The supremacy is set at SA/England 20 – 30.   If you believe SA will win the match by more than 30 runs, i.e. prevent England from reaching 270, then you will bet high on the supremacy at 30 and win 1 point for every run SA win by or loose 10 points for every wicket England win including the initial 30 points.  If you believe England will lose by less than 20  runs or will win the match then you will bet low on the supremacy at 20 and win 10 points for every wicket England win by plus the initial 20 runs quoted or loose 1 point for every run above 20 that England loose by. The result for the supremacy will be multiplied by the amount of money staked and paid out accordingly.

Total Runs
This is a spread on the total number of runs in an innings. In limited overs, bets are void if less than 90% of the scheduled overs are bowled.  In a Test Match, an “incomplete 1st innings” is defined as any 1st innings in which a team has lost less than 8 wickets or fewer than 80 overs are bowled.  A batsman who has retired hurt and does not return to the crease is considered out for the purpose of this rule.  An “incomplete 2nd innings” is defined as any 2nd innings in which a team is not bowled out and fewer than 20 overs are bowled.  In any Test Match innings, all open or closed bets will be void on the Innings Run Market if the innings is incomplete, according to the definition above.
An innings in which a team is bowled out is obviously complete, however many overs have been bowled.

1st 15 Overs Runs, 1st 6 Overs Runs
A spread on the total amount of runs scored in the 1st 15 overs of this innings.
If the number of overs in the innings are reset to less than 15 by Duckworth-Lewis, then all bets both open and closed will be void.

Batsman Runs
A spread on the total amount of runs this batsman will score in this innings.
All bets on this market will stand, regardless of interruption or abandonment of the match, if at least one ball is bowled in the innings after the batsman in question has come to the crease.

Opening Partnership
This is a spread on the total score at the fall of the first wicket.  If an innings is curtailed due to rain or ends before the fall of the first wicket then the partnership will be the total on which the innings ends.
A batsman who retires hurt is not considered out.  All bets on this market will stand, regardless of interruption of abandonment of the match, if at least one ball is bowled in the innings.


Cycling

Fixed Odds
Individual Stage, Outright Betting. Place betting may be offered.
A bet on which participant/team will win the stage, tournament etc.
Participants must pass the starting line of the respective event/stage for bets to stand. Otherwise bets will be void and stakes returned. All bets are settled on the official classification(s) listings, published by the respective race governing bodies, at the time of the podium presentation. Subsequent disqualifications and/or appeals will not affect bets.
Outright Markets may be subject to a scratching and deductions rule.

Matchups
Match-ups will be settled upon the cyclist achieving the highest placing in the specified event/stage. In the event of one or both cyclists not passing the starting line then bets will be deemed void. If both cyclists start but fail to finish a specific event/stage then bets will be deemed void. If both cyclists start a specific event/stage and only one fails to finish then the cyclist who completes the specific event/stage will be deemed the winner.   


Darts

Fixed Odds
Outright Betting
A bet on who will win the tournament. Place betting may be offered
If a player does not start the tournament then bets on that player will be voided and stakes refunded. A scratching and deduction rule may apply.

Match Betting
A bet on which player will win the match.
Both players must start a match and the match must be completed in full.
Betting may be offered in the form of 3-Way, and 2-Way markets. For settlement purposes the 3-Way market includes the Tie option. Bets will be void in the 2-Way market if the match result is a tie.

Futsal 

Bet Settlement
All bets on Futsal matches are based on the score at the end of 40 Minutes' Play unless otherwise stated or the bet has already been settled. Extra Time and Penalty Shootouts do not count.

Abandoned Matches
All bets will be void on matches that are abandoned before the completion of 40 Minutes' Play unless otherwise stated or the bet has already been settled.

Postponed/Rearranged Matches
All bets on matches that are postponed, rearranged or moved to a different venue will be void.

Match Prices
Winning bets must predict the winner of the match.

Goal Handicap
Winning bets must predict the winner of the match after the final score has been adjusted by the handicap.

Over/Under
Winning bets must predict whether the total number of goals is over or under the quoted level.
Golf

Fixed Odds
Outright, Top Nationality Betting. Place betting may be offered
A bet on which player will win the tournament.
A bet on which player will finish top in his nationality.
If a player does not start the tournament then bets on that player will be voided and stakes refunded. A scratching and deduction rule may apply.
All outright bets are settled on the player awarded the trophy. The result of playoffs is taken into account. Dead-heat rules will apply to place bets where more then the specified number of places must be paid e.g. 5 places are offered but 3 people all tie for 5th place.
Where a tournament is reduced from the scheduled number of holes for any reason (e.g. adverse weather conditions) outright bets placed prior to the final completed round will be settled on the player awarded the trophy if 36 holes of the tournament have been completed. If less than 36 holes have been completed or outright bets were placed after the final completed round then bets will be void.   
Ante-Post bets on any player who takes part in a qualifying tournament but then fails to qualify for the main tournament will be classed as losers.

54 Hole, 72 Hole and 90 Hole Match Betting.
A bet on which player will finish better than the other/s.
If a tournament is affected by adverse weather then bets will be settled providing that there is a deemed tournament winner and a minimum of 36 holes are completed. The winner will be the player in the lead at the end of the last completed round.   
If one player misses the cut then the other player is deemed the winner. If both players miss the cut then the lowest score after the cut has been made will determine settlement.   
If a player is disqualified or withdraws after starting, either prior to the completion of two rounds or after both players have made the cut, then the other player is deemed the winner.   
If a player is disqualified during either the 3rd or 4th rounds, when the other player in the match’s bet has already missed the cut, then the disqualified player is deemed the winner.   
A price will be offered for the tie and in the event of a tie bets on either player to win will be lost.   

18 Hole - 2 and 3 Ball Round Betting.
A bet on which player will have a better score for the round.
If there is a non-runner bets will be void.
In 2-ball betting where a price is not offered for the tie then bets will be void in the event of a tie. If a price is offered for a tie, this will govern settlement. In 3-ball betting dead-heat rules apply.
Bets stand once the players have teed-off the first hole. If a round is abandoned then bets on that round are void.   
The winner will be the player with the lowest score over 18 holes. Players are paired, they may or may not be playing together.   


Ice Hockey

Fixed Odds
Match Betting.
A bet on which team will win the game.
All bets include overtime/shootouts unless otherwise stated.


Motor Racing

Fixed Odds
F1 Racing
All race bets are settled on the official classification from the Federation Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA), the sport's governing body, at the time of the podium presentation.   

Drivers Championship
Each participant is priced to be the top driver over the Formula 1 season in accordance with Drivers Championship standings, and rules as specified by the FIA. Place betting may be offered.

Constructors Championship
Each participant is priced to be the top constructor over the Formula 1 season in accordance with Constructors Championship standings, and rules as specified by the FIA. Place betting may be offered.

Match Betting
Two drivers or constructors may be paired for betting purposes and prices offered on which of them will finish in a higher position in the Drivers/Constructors Championship standings, as specified by the FIA, and in accordance with their official rules. Minimum 16 races must take place for bets to stand. Drivers may be paired for betting purposes and prices offered on which of them will finish in a higher position in the race.   

Individual GP Betting
A bet on which driver will win the grand prix. Place betting may be offered.
All drivers who start the warm-up lap are deemed as runners. The podium positions will be used to determine 1st, 2nd and 3rd for betting purposes.   

Qualification Markets
Official qualifying times as recorded by the FIA will be used for settlement. For Fastest Qualifier, times recorded in the third phase count. If for some reason the third phase does not take place we will settle on the official grid as formed by the FIA. Grid position penalties do not apply for settlement purposes. However, qualifying time penalties (as specified by the FIA) will. Drivers must start the first phase of qualifying for bets to stand. Place betting may be offered.


Motorbikes

Fixed Odds
Championship Betting
Bets will be determined by the number of points accumulated following the podium presentation of the final race of the season and will not be affected by any subsequent enquiries. Place betting may be offered.   

Individual Race Betting
A bet on which driver will win the race.
If a driver does not start the race then bets on that player will be made void and stakes refunded. A scratching and deduction rule may apply. Place betting may be offered.


Rugby League

Fixed Odds
Outright Betting
Regular season only unless otherwise stated and Place betting may be offered.

Match Betting
A bet on which team will win the match
Unless otherwise stated all Rugby bets are settled on 80 minutes play. The term 80 minutes play includes any stoppage time.

Handicap Betting
A bet on which team will win the match taking into account the quoted handicap. One team will have a minus handicap which must be subtracted from the team’s final score and the other a plus handicap which will be added to the team’s final score. Considering this the team with the higher score will win on handicap. A handicap may or may not include a tie. Where the tie is quoted if the final scores after the handicaps are applied ends on the exact handicap then the tie is the winner. Where the tie is not quoted the handicap will include a 1/2 a point so there can’t be a tie.


Rugby Union

Fixed Odds
Match Betting
Unless otherwise stated all Rugby bets are settled on 80 minutes play. The term 80 minutes play includes any stoppage time.   

Match Betting - 7's Matches
Unless otherwise stated Rugby sevens match bets are settled on the specific tournament regulation play and exclude extra-time if played.   

Handicap Betting
A bet on which team will win the match taking into account the quoted handicap. One team will have a minus handicap which must be subtracted from the team’s final score and the other a plus handicap which will be added to the team’s final score. Considering this the team with the higher score will win on handicap. A handicap may or may not include a tie. Where the tie is quoted if the final scores after the handicaps are applied ends on the exact handicap then the tie is the winner. Where the tie is not quoted the handicap will include a 1/2 a point so there can’t be a tie.

Outright Betting
Regular season only unless otherwise stated. The finishing position of teams at the end of the scheduled programme of matches will determine places with no allowance for playoffs or subsequent enquiries (and potential point deductions) by the respective leagues. Place betting may be offered.

Spread Betting
All quotes are for 90 minutes of play.  Injury time is considered to be part of the 90 minutes of play.  The 1st half ends after 45 minutes and the match ends after 90 minutes.  Any goals scored during injury time are considered to be scored in the 45th or 90th minute respectively and form part of the 90 minute match.

Any extra time played to separate teams after a draw in the knockout stage of a competition do not count for any of the 90 minute quotes.  Separate quotes will be given for cases where extra time is played.

Supremacy
A spread on which side will win the match and the margin of victory.
This market will be settled on the final score.
Stop Loss: 40 points
Note: This market can have a negative result and is a supremacy market where the favourite is listed first (buy) and the underdog (sell) second.

Total Points
A spread on what the combined score of both teams will be.
This market will be settled on the final scores.
Stop Loss: 40 points

Time of 1st Try
This is a spread on the minute in which the first try in the match will be scored.  Penalty tries are included.
If 7 minutes and 49 seconds have elapsed then the try is scored in the 8th minute.  If no try is scored then the make-up is 80.  This is the maximum make-up for the bet and used in place of a stop loss/win.

Shirt Numbers
This spread is calculated by adding up all the jersey numbers of the try scorers in the match.  A penalty try counts 8 points towards this spread. If a player changes his jersey his original number will apply.  If a player starts the match with a Jersey number that is inconsistent with his position, then the correct number for that position will apply. The maximum jersey number is 23. If there are no tries the result is 0. 

Stop Loss: 40 points

Amount of Tries
This is a spread on the amount of tries scored in the match. If there are no tries the result is 0. 
Stop Loss: 6 Points


Snooker

Fixed Odds
Outright Betting
A bet on which player will win the tournament. Place betting may be offered.
If a player does not start the tournament then bets on that player will be voided and stakes refunded. A scratching and deduction rule may apply.
Ante-Post bets placed on any player who takes part in a given tournament's qualifying but fails to qualify for the main tournament. Such bets will be deemed losers for settlement purposes.
Betting may be subjected to a scratching and deduction rule.

Match Betting
A bet on which player will win the match.
Both players must start a match and the match must be completed in full.
Betting may be offered in the form of 3-Way, and 2-Way markets. For settlement purposes the 3-Way market includes the Tie option. Bets will be void in the 2-Way market if the match result is a tie.


Soccer

Fixed Odds
90 Minute Match Betting
All match markets are based on the result at the end of a scheduled 90 minutes play unless otherwise stated. This includes any added injury or stoppage time but does not include extra-time, time allocated for a penalty shootout or golden goal. Some matches play 80mins but will still appear as 90mins on our website.Therefore the matches will  be settled according to the full time result as long as a minimum of 80mins is played - including injury time and stoppage time but not extra time.
An unplayed or postponed match will be treated as a non-runner for settling purposes unless it is played within 48 hours in which case the bet will stand unless cancelled by mutual consent.
Any match abandoned before the completion of 90 minutes play will be void except for those bets the outcome of which has already been determined at the time of abandonment. The market must be fully determined for bets to stand. For example, first player to score or time of the first goal bets will stand provided a goal has been scored at the time of abandonment. 

Draw No Bet
A bet where the stakes are refunded should there be a draw.

Double Chance
A bet where you have two chances to win.
There will be 3 selections offered. The home team plus Draw, The away team plus Draw or home team plus away team. There will always be two winners but dead heat rules don’t apply as the odds included the prices of the other selections.

Half Time - Full Time
A bet on what the result will be at half time and then at the full time.

Over/Under Markets
A bet on what the total goals in the match will be. Markets may be offered at 0.5, 1.5, 2.5 etc. This is a 2-way market and the total goals will either be under or over the quoted amount of goals.

Spread Betting
All quotes are for 90 minutes of play.  Injury time is considered to be part of the 90 minutes of play.  The 1st half ends after 45 minutes and the match ends after 90 minutes.  Any goals scored during injury time are considered to be scored in the 45th or 90th minute respectively and form part of the 90 minute match.

Any extra time played to separate teams after a draw in the knockout stage of a competition do not count for any of the 90 minute quotes.  Separate quotes will be given for cases where extra time is played.

Supremacy
A spread on which side will win the match and the margin of victory.
This market will be settled on the final score.
Stop Loss: 5 points
Note: This market can have a negative result and is a supremacy market where the favourite is listed first (buy) and the underdog (sell) second.

Total Goals
A spread on what the combined score of both teams will be.
This market will be settled on the final scores.
Stop Loss: 5 points

Time of 1st Goal
This is a spread on the minute in which the first goal in the match will be scored.  Penalties are included.
If seven minutes and forty nine seconds have elapsed then the goal is scored in the 8th minute.  If no goal is scored then the make-up is 90.  This is the maximum make-up for the bet and used in place of a stop loss/win.

Time of 1st Team Goal
Same as above

Shirt Numbers
This spread is calculated by adding up all the jersey numbers of the goal scorers in the match. If a player changes his jersey his original number will apply.  If a player starts the match with a Jersey number that is inconsistent with his position, then the correct number for that position will apply. The maximum jersey number is 23. If there are no goals the result is 0. 
Stop Loss: 50 points

Tennis

Fixed Odds
Outright Betting, To Reach the Final
A bet on which player will win the tournament. Place betting may be offered
If a player does not start the tournament then he is deemed a non-runner and any monies staked will be refunded. This market may be subject to a deduction due to the scratching of the player
Place betting may be offered.

Matchplay
A bet on which player will win the match.
In the event of a match starting but not being completed then all bets on the match will be void and monies staked will be refunded.

Set Betting
A bet on the sets score at the end of the match.
Bets are void if the statutory number of sets are not completed, or are changed.

To Win A Set
A bet on whether a player will win a set.
Bets are void if the match is not completed

Double Result
A bet on whether a player will win/loose the 1st set and go onto win/loose the match.
Bets are void if the match is not completed

First Set Winner
A bet on which player will win the 1st set
Bets are void if the first set is not completed

First Set Correct Score
A bet on what the 1st sets correct score will be.
Bets are void if the first set is not completed

Winning Quarter
A bet on which quarter will win the tournament.
The tournament must be completed in full for bets to stand

Winning Half
A bet on which half will win the tournament.
The tournament must be completed in full for bets to stand

Spread Betting
Game Supremacy
A spread on which player will win the match and the margin of victory in games.
For example
Roger Federer wins the match 7-5, 4-6, 6-2 the game supremacy is calculated as follows.
Total Games won by Player A - Total Games won by Player B
Federer won 17 games - Nadal won 13 so the make up for the above example will be 17 - 13 = 4
This market will be settled on the final score and if a player retires before the match is completed bets are void.
Stop Loss: 10 points
Note: This market can have a negative result and is a supremacy market where the favourite is listed first (buy) and the underdog (sell) second.

Total Games
Prediction of the combined total games in a given completed match.  If a player retires before the match is complete, all bets are void. 
Stop Loss 3 sets: 15 points
Stop Loss 5 sets: 25 points

Win Index
A prediction on the winner of this tennis match.
Points are awarded on the following basis:
Winner = 25pts;
Loser = 0pts.

For example
Roger Federer vs Rafael Nadal
Federer Win Index
Sell 16 - 18 Buy
If you thought Federer would win the match you would buy at 18 or if you thought he would loose the match you would sell at 16. The profit or loss is calculated as the difference between your price either the 16 or 18 in this example and the make up for instance if he won 25 and if he lost 0.

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