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How can I sell Bitcoin Cash?

You can exchange your Bitcoin Cash (BCH) for local currency either online or in person. To exchange BCH, you have three options: Debit Cards There are existing debit card programs which support the use of BCH. Click here to view our CryptoCurrencyHelp page for a list of recommendations.   Trading with an online exchange For a list of exchanges, click here.   Directly trading with another person To sell Bitcoin Cash in person, all you have to do is scan a QR code on another person’s phone in exchange for cash in hand and the transaction is complete. Would you like to know more? Chat with us by clicking the speech bubble at the top of the page, or send us an email by clicking the envelope icon next to it. We’re available 24/7.   Related Topics: How can I get Bitcoin Cash? What are your recommended Bictoin Cash wallets & exchanges?  How can I sell Bitcoin?

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Are there any transaction fees for Bitcoin Cash?

Bovada does not charge any fees when Bitcoin Cash payments are processed; however, there will be a fee of a few cents charged by the network and this can be adjusted for priority processing. For lower network fees and faster confirmation times, we recommend using Bitcoin Cash to deposit and withdraw on Bovada.   Related Topics: How do I make a Bictoin Cash deposit? Can I cancel my Bitcoin Cash withdrawal after requesting it?  

How can I get Bitcoin Cash?

The first step is getting a digital wallet that can hold Bitcoin Cash (BCH). Different kinds of wallets have different security measures to protect you: A software wallet stored on the hard drive of your computer. An online, web-based wallet. A vault service that stores your bitcoin offline.   We recommend Bitcoin.com. It works on all platforms and devices, is user friendly, and supports both Bitcoin (BTC) and Bitcoin Cash. Once you’ve chosen your wallet, acquiring BCH is easy. A few of the most common options are listed below: Wallet Exchanges Exchanges are the most common way of buying BCH. With an exchange, you can buy BCH using common methods such as Credit Card, Bank Wire and more. ATMs As with your traditional ATM, simply insert your cash. You then have the choice of scanning your mobile wallet QR code OR receiving a paper receipt with the necessary codes to get BCH into your wallet. Click here to find the Bitcoin ATM nearest you! Face-to-face or over the counter trade Directly trading conventional currency for digital cash with another person such as Localbitcoincash.org.   Would you like to know more? Chat with us by clicking the speech bubble at the top of the page, or send us an email by clicking the envelope icon next to it. We’re available 24/7.   Related Topics: How can I get Bitcoin? Is Bitcoin Cash Secure? What are the recommended Bitcoin Cash wallets and exchanges?  

How do I make a Bitcoin Cash Deposit?

To make a Bitcoin Cash (BCH) deposit into your Bovada account, follow the easy steps below:   1.    Log into your account, click on your balance at the top of the page, then click ‘Deposit’. You can also click your name to open your Dashboard and then click ‘Make a Deposit’. 2.    Choose Bitcoin Cash from the drop-down menu. 3.    Select or enter your deposit amount, agree to the disclaimer by checking the circle, then click ‘Deposit’. 4.    If you’re on a desktop computer, copy then paste the full wallet address into your wallet. If you’re using a Mobile device, scan the QR code with your wallet app. 5.    Click 'I’ve Completed My Deposit' and that’s all there is to it! The deposit amount will then reflect in your balance momentarily.   *IMPORTANT: Double check your Bitcoin Cash wallet address as it must be entered correctly for the transaction to be successful. Don’t send Bitcoin (BTC) to a BCH address.   Related Topics: How do I request a Bicoin Cash withdrawal? What are the Bitcoin Cash deposit limits on Bovada?  

How do I request a Bitcoin Cash withdrawal?

To request a Bitcoin Cash (BCH) withdrawal on Bovada, please follow these three easy steps: 1.    Log into your account, click on your balance at the top of the page, then click ‘Withdraw’. You can also click your name to open your Dashboard, and then click ‘Request Withdrawal’. 2.    Choose Bitcoin Cash as your method from the drop-down menu. 3.    Enter your personal wallet address, your Mother’s maiden name and the amount you wish to withdraw. Agree to the disclaimer by checking the circle, then click ‘Request Withdrawal’.    *Please remember to not send bitcoin cash to a bitcoin (BTC) address. Your pending withdrawal is then marked as ‘Requested’. It can take up to 48 hours for your withdrawal to be approved. We’ll notify you via email and your account messages (the inbox icon at the top of the page) once approved. From there, your funds will hit your wallet in approximately 15 minutes, sometimes even less than that! ·         Always withdraw to your personal bitcoin wallet. Never transact directly to or from an exchange. ·         Only 1 Bitcoin Cash withdrawal can be requested every 3 days. ·         Only one withdrawal can be requested at a time. ·         Double check your personal Bitcoin Cash address to avoid any delays. ·         Always generate a new wallet address for each withdrawal request ·         Per our Terms of Service, you may be required to submit documentation prior to a payment being processed for verification purposes. ·         Bovada reserves the right to charge a handling fee for withdrawals less than $20. ·         Should you deposit money into your Bovada account and then withdraw before using the funds, there may be a fee charged to cover the actual costs of processing the transactions.   Related Topics: How do I request a Bitcoin withdrawal? How can I sell Bitcoin Cash?  

How does Bitcoin Cash Work?

The Bitcoin Cash network is powered by blockchain technology, a distributed digital ledger which keeps track of every transaction ever made on the network. Every transaction on the blockchain is fully transparent, timestamped and pseudo-anonymous. Afterwards, every completed transaction is available for future viewing on the blockchain. Would you like to know more? Visit cryptocurrencyhelp.com or chat with us by clicking the speech bubble at the top of the page. You can also send us an email by clicking the envelope icon next to it. We’re available 24/7.   Related Topics: How does Bitcoin Work? Is Bitcoin Cash Secure?  

Is Bitcoin Cash Secure?

Bitcoin Cash (BCH) has built a reputation as being a private, reliable means of payment backed by an impeccable safety record. Miners have invested millions of dollars in infrastructure that helps make the network one of the most financially secured networks in the world. All BCH transactions are done using two keys – a public key that is visible to everyone (representing your BCH address) and a private key only known to you (which symbolizes your signature and authorizes transactions). A transaction can only be successful by combining these two unique keys. These keys are encoded with advanced cryptography, making the data in the network impossible to hack or be changed without authentication.   Related Topics: Is Bitcoin Secure?    

What is Bitcoin Cash?

Bitcoin Cash (BCH) is a peer-to-peer digital currency that can be sent to friends and merchants like electronic cash, but with faster transaction times and lower fees than Bitcoin (BTC). Bitcoin Cash has a separate network from Bitcoin, which ensures that your transaction times and network fees will always stay reasonably low. Would you like to know more? Chat with us by clicking the speech bubble at the top of the page, or send us an email by clicking the envelope icon next to it. We’re available 24/7.   Related Topics: What is Bitcoin? Is Bitcoin Cash secure?  

When will my Bitcoin Cash funds be available to play with?

Bitcoin Cash is usually available within minutes of making the transaction. The protocol is reliable, fast and secure.     Related Topics: Are there any transaction fees? Can I cancel my Bitcoin Cash withdrawal?  

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Tennis Betting Rules

1. All Wagers on head-to-head matches have action until the completion of the match, regardless of delays due to rain, darkness or any other reason.   2.  All Wagers will be graded "No Action" if either player retires before the match is completed, except in situations where the outcome of the wager has already been determined. For example, a wager on a specific set that completed before a player retired would not be affected.   3.  When a spread is offered on the main line, this market is the set betting handicap.   4.  When a total is offered on the main line, this market is for the total sets played.   5.  Tennis Futures (Majors): All wagers have action, compete or not.   6.  Tennis Outrights: Markets are offered on a non runner, no action basis.   7.  Total Games/Games Handicap: If a player is awarded the match due to a withdrawal prior to the full number of sets being completed, all handicap and total games bets on that match will be graded "No Action", unless the result is already determined at the time of the withdrawal.   8.  For wagers on total games, a tie-break or match tie-break counts as 1 game.   Related Topics: How do I see all the betting options available? What are the sports betting basics I need to know? What are totals (over/under)? Which sports betting rules are applicable to all sports?

Basketball Betting Rules

1. Games do not have to go full regulation play for wagers to have action. Games are official for wagering purposes according to the following: Professional basketball games after 43 minutes of play. College basketball games after 35 minutes of play. 2. The first half in basketball games must be completed entirely for first half (1H) wagers to have action. 3. Wagers placed on the 4th quarter (4Q) do not include overtime.     European/International Basketball 1. Games are displayed in the European Format: ‘Away’ @ 'Home'. 2. Bets will be established according to the official result as declared by the European basketball governing body at the end of the game, including any period(s) of overtime played. 3. Overtime counts for all markets except those that are quarter specific. All other in-play markets include overtime. 4. If a match is not played on the scheduled date, all bets will be void.     Related Topics: Are there betting limits? Help me place my bet! What are the sports betting basics I need to know? Which sports betting rules are applicable to all sports?

Football Betting Rules

1. Games do not have to go full regulation play for wagers to have action. Games are official for wagering purposes according to the following: Professional and college football games after 55 minutes of play. The first half in football games must be completed entirely for first half (1H) wagers to have action. 2. All wagers placed on the full game and the second half (2H) include overtime. 3. Wagers placed on the 4th quarter (4Q) don’t include overtime. 4. “Will either team score 3 unanswered times in the game?” Refers to a team scoring 3 consecutive times during the game, without the other team scoring in between. This only includes Touchdown, Field Goal or Safety. Any extra point after a touchdown or 2 point conversions are not included.   Football Props 1. The proposition “Will either team score 3 unanswered times in the game?” refers to a team scoring 3 consecutive times during the game, without the other team scoring in between. This only includes Touchdown, Field Goal or Safety. Any extra point after a touchdown or 2 point conversions are not included.     Related Topics: Are there betting limits? Do you provide information that could help me place my bet? What are the sports betting basics I need to know? Which sports betting rules are applicable to all sports?

Soccer Betting Rules

1. 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. The exceptions to this rule are in relation to friendly matches, where all match markets will be settled based on the actual result when the game finishes (excluding any extra-time), irrespective of whether the full 90 minutes is played, and beach soccer where markets are specifically settled on 36 minutes play only.   2. Postponed and Abandoned Matches: A match postponed or un-played will be treated as a non-runner for settling purposes unless it is played within 48 hours of the initial kick off. Should any match be played prior to the date or kick-off time denoted, then any such match may be included provided the wager is placed no later than the revised kick-off time. Any match abandoned before the completion of 90 minutes play will be graded "No Action" except for those wagers where the outcome of which has already been determined at the time of abandonment. The market must be fully determined for wagers to stand.   3. Venue Change: If a match venue is changed (other than to the away team's ground), then wagers already placed will stand provided the home team is still designated as such. If the home and away team for a listed match are reversed (e.g. the match is played at the original away team's ground) then wagers placed based on the original listing will be graded "No Action".   4. Total Shirt Numbers: A prediction on the aggregate shirt numbers of all the goal-scorers in the match. If any goal is an own goal, the shirt number of the scorer of the own goal will count. It will count towards the side which is credited with the goal.   5. First/Last/Anytime Goalscorer: First Goalscorer: any player who does not play or who enters the game after the first goal has been scored will be graded "No Action". Last/Anytime Goalscorer: any player who does not play any part will be graded "No Action". If a match is abandoned after a goal is scored, all bets on the First Goal and No Goal will stand, but all bets on Last Goal will be refunded. If a match is abandoned without any goal, all bets on the First, Last and No Goal will be graded "No Action". Own goals do not count.   6. Scorecasts: Player to score 1st and the correct score. Any player who does not play or who enters the game after the first goal has been scored will be graded "No Action". Other selections on request. Own goals do not count.   7. Timecast: Player to score 1st and the correct time. Any player who does not play or who enters the game after the first goal has been scored will be graded "No Action". Other selections on request. Own goals do not count. Zero score by the teams will be settled as ‘Loss’.   8. Double Chance: Wagers on two of three possible outcomes from three options available (e.g., home win or draw, away win or draw, or home win or away win).   9. Time of First Goal: Goal times settled as of www.flashscore.com.   10. Team to Record a Shutout Win: To predict if the team will win the match and not concede any goals.   11. Total Corners Line: The number of corners result is decided by the total number of corners of home/away teams in a designated match. Retaken corners are counted as one. Corners awarded but untaken do not count.   12. Total Bookings Line: The cards shown to non-player (e.g. substitute/ reserve, manager or coach) do not count towards the total. Booking points are calculated as: 1 yellow card = 1 point and 1 red card = 2 points. The maximum points count per player is 3 points.   13. First Yellow Card: If the booking is a straight red card, it will be regarded as a red card but not a yellow card. In the event of two or more players receiving a booking for the same incident, then the player who is shown the first yellow card by the referee will be deemed the outcome.   14. Man Of The Match: Unless otherwise specified, this will be settled according to the result declared by the official source displayed on www.UEFA.com.   15. Team to Win Both Halves: To win this wager, the nominated team must score more goals than the opposing team in both halves of the match.   16. You may not combine Spreads, Moneylines and/or Totals from the same soccer game in a parlay or multiple bet, even if the lines are from different segments of the game. Any wager that constitutes being a correlated wager by us will be voided and a refund issued regardless of the wager outcome.   Related Topics: How do I see all the betting options available? What are the sports betting basics I need to know? What is a parlay? Which sports betting rules are applicable to all sports?

E-sports Betting Rules

1. Settlement will be based on the official result as declared by the relevant governing body of the specified competition, broadcast or game API.   2. A match postponed or un-played will be treated as a non-runner for settlement purposes unless it is played within 24 hours of the originally scheduled start time.   3. If a player/team is misspelled or plays under a smurf account(s), all wagers will stand unless it obviously wrong or clear that it was not the player/team playing that match.   4. If a match is played before the scheduled start date/time, then all wagers placed after the actual starting time will be graded "No Action". All wagers placed before the actual starting time will stand.   5. In the event of a match or map starting but not being completed, then all wagers will be graded "No Action", unless a player is disqualified after the start of the match, in which case the player/team progressing to the next round or being awarded the victory by the governing body of the specified competition, broadcast or game API will be deemed the winner for settlement purposes.   6. If a match or map is replayed due to a disconnection, all wagers on the specified market will be graded "No Action", unless the outcome is already determined. The replayed match or map will be treated as a separate entity.   7. If a player/team is given a walkover on at least one map before the match starts, all wagers will be graded "No Action".   8. If a map is replayed due to a non-player related technical problem, pre-game wagers will stand on the replayed map in accordance with the official result. All in-play wagers on the affected map will be graded "No Action" unless the outcome is already determined.   9. Handicap Betting/Total Map Betting/Correct Score Betting/'Race to’ Maps: Wagers will be graded as "No Action" if the statutory number of maps are changed, or differ from those offered for betting purposes. In the event of a fixture starting but not being completed, wagers will be graded "No Action" unless the outcome is already determined.   10. In the event of a draw, in a 2-way market (e.g. moneyline/map winner) where there is no draw option, all wagers will be graded "No Action".   11. CS:GO - Where overtime can be played, this will be included in the settlement of markets, unless the draw participant is quoted for a specific market, in which case settlement will be based on regulation time only.   12. In a best of 2 games series, a 0.5 Spread is usually offered and the team selected must cover the Spread for the wager to be a winner. In a best of 3 games series and best of 5 games series, a 1.5 Point Spread is usually offered and the team selected must cover the Spread for the wager to be a winner.     Related Topics: How do I see all the betting options available? What are the sports betting basics I need to know? What are totals (over/under)? Which sports betting rules are applicable to all sports?

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Hockey Betting Rules

Hockey games don't have to go full regulation play for wagers to have action. Games are official for wagering purposes after 55 minutes of play. In addition to wagers on the whole game, all third period wagers include results from overtime. For games that require a shootout, only one goal will be awarded to the winning team when determining the final score regardless of how many goals are scored during the shootout round. Odd/Even Total Goals: Zero score by the teams will be settled as ‘Even’.   European/International Hockey 1. Wagers will be settled according to the official result as declared by the European Ice Hockey governing body at end of the game. 2. All wagers include overtime/shootouts unless otherwise stated. In the event of a game being decided by a penalty shootout, one goal will be added to the winning team's score and the game total for settlement purposes. 3. 3-Way markets are settled on the score at the end of regulation time. 4. There must be 5 minutes or less of scheduled game time for wagers to have action, unless the specific market outcome is already determined. 5. If a match is not played on the schedule date, all bets will be made void. 6. If a match venue is changed, bets already placed will stand, provided the home team is still designated as such.   Propositions: For the proposition "Will “player x” Record a point in the final “X Games” of the Regular Season?”  All wagers have action unless otherwise stated.  In case the player does not play a game the winning selection will be “NO”     Related Topics: How do I see all the betting options available? What are the sports betting basics I need to know? What is a parlay? Which sports betting rules are applicable to all sports?

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Enabling Flash Player for Live Dealer   If you’re having difficulties streaming the Live Dealer video feed, you may need to ensure that Flash Player is enabled. For best results on Live Dealer, use Google Chrome.   1. Once you’re at the Live Dealer table, click “Secure” in the upper left corner, next to the URL.   [[{"fid":"11905","view_mode":"default","fields":{"format":"default","field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]":false,"field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]":false},"type":"media","field_deltas":{"1":{"format":"default","field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]":false,"field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]":false}},"attributes":{"class":"media-element file-default","data-delta":"1"}}]]     2. In the drop down menu, click “Site Settings.”   [[{"fid":"11907","view_mode":"default","fields":{"format":"default","field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]":false,"field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]":false},"type":"media","field_deltas":{"2":{"format":"default","field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]":false,"field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]":false}},"attributes":{"class":"media-element file-default","data-delta":"2"}}]]   3. This will bring you to a new Google Chrome window. Find “Flash” on the list, click the drop down menu, and change it to “Allow.” [[{"fid":"11909","view_mode":"default","fields":{"format":"default","field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]":false,"field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]":false},"type":"media","field_deltas":{"3":{"format":"default","field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]":false,"field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]":false}},"attributes":{"class":"media-element file-default","data-delta":"3"}}]]   4. Return to the Live Dealer table and click “Reload” at the top to apply the updated settings. After a few seconds, the video feed should appear. [[{"fid":"11910","view_mode":"default","fields":{"format":"default","field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]":false,"field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]":false},"type":"media","field_deltas":{"4":{"format":"default","field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]":false,"field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]":false}},"attributes":{"class":"media-element file-default","data-delta":"4"}}]]

Can I share personal contact information on live chat? Can I ask for the contact information of others, including the Live Dealer?

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What if other players are using inappropriate chat?

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Can the Live Dealer see me?

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Can I chat with other players at the table?

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Can I chat with the Live Dealer at the table?

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What is the Insurance bet?

Insurance is a side bet that the dealer has Blackjack and is treated independently of the...

What is the “Rummy” side bet?

It is a side bet that pays if your initial two cards + the Dealer’s up card are...

What is the “Pairs” side bet?

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What is back betting?

Back betting enables you to wager behind another player allowing you to bet and...

What if there is a human misdeal or technical issue during a game?

In the event of human misdeals or a technical problem of any kind, a Pitboss is immediately called to the table to address the players. After the problem is explained and resolved, the game will continue. If the problem still cannot be fixed, all hands will be voided and the original bets will be returned to players.

How do I turn ON/OFF the sound on the live game?

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What if I lose connectivity in the middle of a game?

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Basketball Live Betting Rules

If a match is interrupted or postponed, all wagers will be graded "No Action".   In the event that a game does not finish in a tie, but overtime is played for qualification purposes, all markets will be settled according to the result at the end of regulation time.   For the proposition "What will the next point be? : One-Pointer: If a player on the offensive team successfully throws from the free-throw line, the proposition will be settled "1-Pointer". Two-Pointer: If a player on the offensive team is successful in his field goal attempt from inside the three-point arc, the proposition will be settled "2-Pointer". Three-Pointer: If a player on the offensive team is successful in his field goal attempt from beyond the three-point arc, the proposition will be settled "3-Pointer". If a free-throw or field goal attempt is not successful from the time the proposition is offered until the end of the game, the proposition will be graded "No Action" or "Push/Cancel".   For the proposition "Will [PLAYER] make his 2nd free throw attempt on this trip to the line?": If the player is successful in his second free-throw attempt, the proposition will be settled "Yes". If unsuccessful, the line will be settled "No". If a second free-throw shot is not attempted, the proposition will be graded "No Action" or "Push/Cancel." If an offensive lane violation is called on the second free-throw attempt, the proposition will be graded "No Action." If a defensive lane violation is called on the second free-throw attempt, and the shot is successful, the line will be settled as "Yes". If a defensive lane violation is called on the second free-throw attempt, and the shot is missed, a new attempt will be awarded and the bet will carry over.   For the proposition "Will [PLAYER] make his next field goal attempt?": If the player is successful in his next field goal attempt, the proposition will be settled as "Yes". If unsuccessful, the line will be settled as "No". If a field goal attempt is NOT attempted from the time the proposition is offered until the end of the game, the proposition will be graded "No Action" or "Push/Cancel". If the player is fouled during his field goal attempt and the attempt is successful, the proposition will be settled as "Yes". However, if the attempt is unsuccessful, the bet will carry over to the next field goal attempt. Blocked shots count as official field goal attempts. Therefore, the proposition will be settled as "No" if the player is unsuccessful in his next field goal attempt because the shot was blocked. If defensive goaltending is called on a player's shot, the proposition will be settled as "Yes." If offensive goaltending is called, the bet will carry over to the next field goal attempt.   For the proposition "Which team will reach its points milestone first?": The proposition will be settled according to whichever team reaches its respective points milestone first. If neither team reaches its respective points milestone by the end of the game, the proposition will be graded "No Action".   For the proposition "Which player will score more points in the “X” half?":  The proposition will be settled according to whichever player scores more points in the listed half. Any overtime periods count towards 2nd half wagers. If either listed player does not play in the listed half or overtime (for 2nd half wagers), the proposition will be graded “No  Action.”   For the proposition "Which player will record more rebounds in the “X” half?":   The proposition will be settled according to whichever player records more rebounds in the listed half. Any overtime periods count towards 2nd half wagers. If either listed player does not play in the listed half or overtime (for 2nd half wagers), the proposition will be graded “No Action.”   For the proposition "Which team will score the next 3-point field goal?": The proposition will be settled according to whichever team is successful in scoring the next 3-point field goal from beyond the three-point arc. If neither team is successful shooting a 3-point field goal from the time the proposition is offered until the end of the game, the proposition will be graded "No Action" or "Push/Cancel."   For the proposition "Which event will occur next?":  The proposition will be settled according to whichever option occurs first from the time the proposition is offered. The proposition will be settled as either "Home Steal" or "Visitor Steal" if the defensive player is credited with a steal in the official play-by-play results. The proposition will be settled as either "Home Block" or "Visitor Block" if the defensive player is credited with a block in the official play-by-play results. If no outcome is achieved from the time the proposition is offered until the end of the game, the proposition will be graded "No Action" or "Push/Cancel."   For the proposition “Will the total points scored in the quarter/half be odd or even?”:  The proposition will be settled according to the total points scored in the listed quarter/half. Overtime counts towards 2nd half wagers. Overtime does not count towards 4th quarter wagers.   For the proposition "What will the quarter/half total score be?": The proposition will be graded "No Action" or "Push/Cancel" if the final score is equal to the proposition offered. Overtime counts towards 2nd half wagers. Overtime does not count towards 4th quarter wagers.   For the proposition "Which team will cover the quarter/half spread?": The proposition will be graded "No Action" or "Push/Cancel" if the final score differential is equal to the Proposition offered. Overtime counts towards 2nd half wagers. Overtime does not count towards 4th quarter wagers.   For the proposition “Which team will score first after the [TIME] mark of the quarter/half?”: The proposition will be settled according to the team that scores directly after the minute mark listed in the proposition. If neither team scores after the listed minute mark, wagers will carry over until either teams scores first (overtime is included). If neither team scores after the listed minute mark and the game concludes, the proposition will be graded “No Action” or “Push/Cancel.”   For the proposition “What will the next point be after the [TIME] mark of the quarter/half?”: The proposition will be settled according to the next point scored directly after the minute mark listed in the proposition. If neither team scores after the listed minute mark, wagers will carry over until either team scores first (overtime is included). If neither team scores after the listed minute mark and the game concludes, the proposition will be graded “No Action” or “Push/Cancel.”   For the proposition “What will the margin of victory be in this game?”: Overtime counts towards wagers.   For the proposition “Which player will score the most points in the half?”: The proposition will be settled according to the player that has scored the most points for the half listed in the Proposition name. If two or more players listed in the proposition or field tie for the most points scored in the listed half, the proposition will be graded “No Action” or “Push/Cancel”. Overtime counts towards 2nd half wagers. If one of the listed players does not play in the listed half, the proposition will then be graded “No Action” or “Push/Cancel".   For the proposition “How many points will [Player] have in the half?”: The proposition will be settled according to the number of points scored by the player in the half listed in the proposition. Overtime counts towards 2nd half wagers. If the player does not play in the listed half, the proposition will be graded “No Action” or “Push/Cancel”.   For the proposition “Which pairing will outscore the other in the half?”: The proposition will be settled according to the pairing that scores the most points in the listed half. Overtime counts towards 2nd half wagers. If any of the listed players in the proposition does not play in the listed half, the proposition will be graded “No Action” or “Push/Cancel”.   All disputes pertaining to proposition outcomes for NBA games will be settled by the data contained in the full 'Play-By-Play' section of the box scores at www.nba.com. For NCAA basketball games, they will be settled by the data contained in the full 'Play-By-Play' section of the box scores at http://scores.espn.go.com/ncb/scoreboard. For NCAA games where the play-by-play box scores are not offered by ESPN, disputes will be settled by the box scores at http://www.ncaa.com/sports/basketball.   Related Topics: Finding your way around Bovada live. How do I see all the betting options available? Live NBA Draft Rules What are props?

Cricket Live Betting Rules

Tied or weather affected games will be settled on the official match result if decided by Duckworth-Lewis, Super-Over or by other cricketing means. In the event of a tied match with no such decider, Dead Heat rules apply.   Total Innings Runs: Wagers will be graded "No Action" if the intervention of rain or any other delay results in the number of overs being reduced by 5 or more (ODI) or three or more (T20) from that  scheduled when wagers were struck, unless settlement is already determined. For test matches, a minimum of 50 overs must be bowled unless All Out or team declares, otherwise it will be graded "No Action", unless settlement of wagers is already determined.   Total Team Runs after x Overs: Market will be settled on a team’s score at the end of the prescribed number of overs. In the event that these overs are not completed, the market will be graded "No Action" unless further play cannot affect the result.   Next Over Runs: Market will be settled on the number of runs scored from the given over in the match. In the event of an incomplete over, market will be graded "No Action" unless further play cannot affect the result.   Total Runs in X Innings in Delivery Y of Over Z: For settlement purposes, "illegal" deliveries count towards the total runs for that ball. For example, if ball 2 is 1 wide followed by 2 runs, then delivery 2 will be settled as 3 runs.   Next Dismissal Method: The wicket number for 'Next Dismissal' will be carried over into the next innings. For example, if Team A end their Innings with 7 wickets down, then Wicket 8 will be the 1st wicket to fall for Team B.   Next Man Out: If either batsman retires hurt or a batsman at the crease is different from those quoted, then all wagers placed on both batsmen will be graded "No Action". In the event of no further wickets falling, all wagers will also be graded "No Action".   Penalty Runs: Penalty Runs are not considered in any over or delivery market.   Runs at Fall of Next Wicket: The total runs scored by a team before the fall of the specified wicket determines the result of the market. If a team declares or reaches their target, then the total amassed will be the result of the market. Wagers will be graded "No Action" should no more play take place following the intervention of rain, or any other delay, as the ability to reach previous quotes offered will have been removed.   Batsman Runs: Over/under runs wagers will stand after the batsman has faced one ball or is given out before the first ball is faced. The score counts if the batsman is not out including if innings is declared.     Related Topics: Finding your way around Bovada live. How do I see all the betting options available? What are totals (over/under)?

NHL Draft Live Betting Rules

For the proposition "Which player will be selected with the # pick of the 1st Round?": Wagers will be settled according to the player selected for the specific pick number listed in the proposition. If the selected player isn’t one of the outcomes offered, the ‘Field’ outcome choices will be settled as the winner. The outcome will be whichever player is selected at the moment the selection is made. Trades by teams afterwards involving the selection do not count towards the outcome of this proposition.   For the proposition "What will Team X do with the # pick of the 1st Round?": Wagers will be settled according to the outcome determined at the time of the listed team’s choice of action is made. The ‘Trade Pick’ outcome will be settled as the winner if a trade has been announced before the selection of the specified pick listed in the proposition. The 'Draft Defensemen', 'Draft Forward' and 'Draft Goalie' outcomes will be determined by the player position listed at NHL.com's Prospect Profile by 'Position'.   For the proposition "How many forwards will be selected in the 1st Round?": Wagers will be settled according to the number of forwards selected in the first round by the data contained at NHL.com’s Prospect Profile by 'Position'.   For the proposition "How many defensemen will be selected in the 1st Round?": Wagers will be settled according to the number of defensemen selected in the 1st Round by the data contained at NHL.com’s Prospect Profile by 'Position'.   For the proposition "How many Goalies will be selected in the 1st Round?": Wagers will be settled according to the number of goalies selected in the 1st Round by the data contained at NHL.com’s Prospect Profile by 'Position'.   For the proposition "Which player will be selected first?": Wagers will be settled according to whichever player is selected first from the list of potential outcomes.  If neither of the outcomes offered are selected, wagers will be graded "No Action".   For the proposition "Which league will have the most players selected in the 1st Round?":  Wagers will be settled according to which league listed has the most players selected in the first round.    For the proposition "Will Player X be selected in the 1st Round?":  Wagers will be settled according to whether or not the player listed in the proposition is selected in the first round.   For the proposition "How many players will be selected from international teams in the 1st Round?": Wagers will be settled according to the total amount of players from international teams selected in the first round. International team players are determined by their team previously played for at NHL.com’s Prospect Profile.   For the proposition "How many trades will be announced during the 1st Round?": Wagers will be settled according to the total amount of trades announced in the first round. All disputes pertaining to the proposition outcomes for the NHL Draft will be settled by the data contained at NHL.com. If NHL.com isn't available, the final judgment on grading will be at the sole discretion of Bovada.   Related Topics: Finding your way around Bovada live. Live Hockey Rules What are props?

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Water Polo Live Betting Rules

Wagers are settled on regulation time, unless otherwise stated.   Regulation time must be completed for these wagers to stand, unless the specific market outcome is already determined.   Related Topics: Finding your way around Bovada live. How do I see all the betting options available? Sportsbook FAQ

Volleyball Live Betting Rules

In the event a referee enforces point deductions, official results will be used for settlement purposes, with the exception of race to markets and point betting that have already been determined.   For competitions where two legged ties have a Golden Set to decide which team progresses (in the event of the tie being tied in matches won), then for settlement purposes, the Golden Set does not count.     Related Topics: Finding your way around Bovada live. How do I see all the betting options available? What are totals (over/under)?

Handball Live Betting Rules

All markets (except 'Who scores the Xth point?' and 'Which team will win race to X points?') are considered for regular time only.   If the match goes to a 7-metre shootout, the markets ‘Who scores Xth point?’ and ‘Which team will win the race to X points?’ will be graded "No Action".   Related Topics: Finding your way around Bovada live. What are totals (over/under)?

Golf Live Betting Rules

Next Hole Winner- 2 and 3 Balls: Wagers stand once all nominated players tee-off the designated hole. If a player subsequently withdraws during the hole, wagers on that player will then be settled as a “Loss”. Settlement of wagers is determined when the players leave the green.   Next Hole Player Score: A player is deemed to have played once they have teed off. In the event of a player withdrawing after having teed off on a specified hole, wagers will be settled as "Over Par". If a player withdraws before teeing off on a given hole, wagers on that hole will be graded "No Action".     Related Topics: Finding your way around Bovada live. What are props? What are totals (over/under)?

Badminton Live Betting Rules

Official point deductions will be taken into account for all undetermined markets. Markets which have already been determined will not take the deductions into account.   In-Play point betting is offered for a player to win the nominated point. In the event of the point not being played due to the game or match ending, all wagers on that point will be graded "No Action". If the nominated point is awarded as a penalty point, all wagers on that point will also be graded "No Action".   Related Topics: Finding your way around Bovada live. Sportsbook FAQ What are totals (over/under)?

Tennis Live Betting Rules

Game Betting   If a game is delayed by an interruption for any reason, all wagers will still have action until the game is complete.   If any game includes the awarding of any penalty points by the umpire, all wagers on that game will stand. If the umpire awards a penalty game, or in the event of a game not being completed through player injury, all wagers on that game will be graded "No Action", with the exception of 'Game to Deuce' if the settlement has already been determined. In the event of forfeited points/games, these will count for final settlement.   If the wrong player is indicated as the server, then any wagers taken on 'Current' or 'Next Game' and 'Current' or 'Next Game Score' will be graded "No Action" regardless of the result.   Every tie-break or Match tie-break counts as 1 game.   In some competitions, the final set is determined by a Match tie-break. If a match is decided by a Match tie-break, it is considered the 3rd set. Set Betting will be settled as 2-1 to the winner of the Match tie-break, and 3rd set winner will also be settled accordingly.     Set Betting   If a player retires from a match while a set is in progress, but before that set has been completed, that set shall be deemed to be incomplete and all wagers will be graded "No Action".   Related Topics: Finding your way around Bovada live. How do I see all the betting options available? What are totals (over/under)?

NBA Draft Live Betting Rules

For the proposition "Which player will be selected with the # pick of the 1st Round?": Wagers will be settled according to the player selected for the specific pick number listed in the proposition. If the selected player isn’t one of the outcomes offered, the ‘Field’ outcome choice will be settled as the winner. The outcome will be whichever player is selected at the moment the selection is made. Trades by teams afterwards involving the selection do not count towards the outcome of this proposition.   For the proposition "What will Team X do with the # pick of the 1st Round?": Wagers will be settled according to the outcome determined at the time of the listed team’s choice of action. The ‘Trade Pick’ outcome will be settled as the winner if a trade has been announced before the selection of the specified pick listed in the proposition The ‘Draft Guard’, ‘Draft Forward’ and ‘Draft Center’ outcomes will be determined by the player position listed at NBA.com’s Prospect Profile by ‘Position’.   For the proposition "How many guards will be selected in the 1st Round?": Wagers will be settled according to the number of guards selected in the first round by the data contained at NBA.com’s Prospect Profile by ‘Position’.   For the proposition "How many forwards will be selected in the 1st Round?": Wagers will be settled according to the number of forwards selected in the first round by the data contained at NBA.com’s Prospect Profile by ‘Position’.   For the proposition "How many centers will be selected in the 1st Round?": Wagers will be settled according to the number of centers selected in the first round by the data contained at NBA.com’s Prospect Profile by ‘Position’.   For the proposition "Which player will be selected first?": Wagers will be settled according to whichever player is selected first from the listed outcome choices. If neither of the outcomes offered are selected, wagers will be graded “No Action”.   For the proposition "Which conference will have the most players selected in the 1st Round?": Wagers will be settled according to which conference has the most players selected in the first round.   For the proposition "Will Player X be selected in the 1st Round?": Wagers will be settled according to whether or not the player listed in the proposition is selected in the first round.   For the proposition "How many International players will be selected in the 1st Round?": Wagers will be settled according to the total amount of international players selected in the first round. International players are determined by their status found at NBA.com’s Prospect Profile listing by ‘Status’. All disputes pertaining to the proposition outcomes for the NBA Draft will be settled by the data contained at www.nba.com. If NBA.com isn’t available, the final judgment on grading will be at the sole discretion of Bovada.   Related Topics: Finding your way around Bovada live. Live Basketball Rules. What are props? What are totals (over/under)?

NFL Draft Live Betting Rules

1. For the proposition "Which player will be selected with the # pick of the 1st Round?": Wagers will be settled according to the player selected for the specific pick number listed in the proposition. If the selected player isn’t one of the outcomes offered, the ‘Field’ outcome choice will be settled as the winner. The outcome will be whichever player is selected at the moment the selection is made. Trades by teams afterwards involving the selection do not count towards the outcome of this proposition.   2. For the proposition "What will Team X do with the # pick of the 1st Round?": Wagers will be settled according to the outcome determined at the time of the listed team’s choice of action is made. The ‘Trade Pick’ outcome will be settled as the winner if a trade has been announced before the selection of the specified pick listed in the proposition. The ‘Draft Offense’ and ‘Draft Defense’ outcomes will be determined by the player position listed in NFL.com’s Draft Tracker.   3. For the proposition "Which player will be selected first?": Wagers will be settled according to whichever player is selected first from the listed outcome choices. If neither of the outcomes offered are selected, wagers will be graded “No Action”.   4. For the proposition "Which conference will have the most players selected in the 1st Round?": Wagers will be settled according to which conference has the most players selected in the first round.   5. For the proposition "Will Player X be selected in the 1st Round?": Wagers will be settled according to whether or not the player listed in the proposition is selected in the first round. All disputes pertaining to the proposition outcomes for the NFL Draft will be settled by the data contained at www.nfl.com. If NFL.com isn’t available, the final judgment on grading will be at the sole discretion of Bovada.   Related Topics: Finding your way around Bovada live. Live Football Rules. What are props? What is a parlay?  

MLB Home Run Derby Live Betting Rules

For the proposition "Which player will win the Home Run Derby?": Wagers will be settled according to whichever player hits the most home runs in the final round of the competition.   For the proposition "How many home runs will Player X hit in the round #?”: Wagers will be settled according to the amount of home runs hit by Player X in the listed round. Listed players must begin their round for wagers to have action. If the listed player stops hitting mid-round or is injured and withdraws mid-round, the proposition will be settled according to the amount of home runs hit up until that point.   For the proposition "How far will the longest home run hit in the round # have traveled?": Wagers will be settled according to whichever home run travels the furthest as listed during the broadcast.   For the proposition "Which of these players will hit the longest home run in the round #?": Wagers will be settled according to whichever player hits the longest home run in the listed round in the proposition If two or more players tie for the longest home run in any particular round, wagers will be graded “No Action”.   For the proposition "The highest home run total in the round # will be in which range?": Wagers will be settled according to the range in which the highest home run total falls into.   For the proposition "Which player will hit more home runs in the round #?": Wagers will be settled according to whichever player hits the most home runs in the listed round. In the event of a tie, the proposition will be graded “No Action”. If the listed player stops hitting mid-round or is injured and withdraws mid-round, the proposition will be settled according to the amount of home runs hit up until that point.   For the proposition "How many gold ball home runs will be hit in the round #?": Wagers will be settled according to the amount of home runs that are hit with nine outs in the specified round.   For the proposition “Will Player X make it past the round #?”: Wagers will be settled according to the following; For the first round, Player X must finish in the Top 4 for home runs in order to advance. For the semi-finals, Player X must finish in the Top 2 for home runs in order to advance. Note: In the event of a tie for the final spot for either round, whichever player that wins the tie-breaker challenge advances to the next round.   For the proposition "Will there be a player in the round # that does not hit a home run?": Wagers will be settled according to whether or not any competing player DOES NOT hit a home run in the specified round listed in the proposition.   All disputes pertaining to the proposition outcomes for the MLB Home Run Derby will be settled by the data contained at www.mlb.com. If MLB.com isn’t available, the final judgment on grading will be at the sole discretion of Bovada.   Related Topics: Finding your way around Bovada live. Live Baseball Rules. What are props?

Soccer Live Betting Rules

All bets are for 90 minutes plus stoppage time, unless stated otherwise. Extra time and penalty shoot-outs do not count.   2. Postponed and Abandoned Matches: An un-played or postponed match will be treated as a non-runner for settling purposes unless it is played within 48 hours of the initial kick off. Should any match be played prior to the date or kick-off time denoted, then any such match may be included provided the wager is placed no later than the revised kick-off time. Any match abandoned before the completion of 90 minutes play will be graded "No Action" except for those wagers where the outcome of which has already been determined at the time of abandonment. The market must be fully determined for wagers to stand.   For markets based on the times of certain events such as goals: Times are measured in minutes where the first minute of the match is "1". First half stoppage time counts as "45". Second half stoppage time counts as "90". For example, a goal scored at 38:11 in the second half has a time of "84."   Any information on a current match (e.g., elapsed time or score so far) is provided on a "best efforts" basis, but is not guaranteed to be correct. Customers acknowledge and accept that certain events, including corners and bookings, sometimes occur off camera, and that Bovada cannot be held responsible for any errors in the recording of such events. Bovada reserves the right to cancel or amend bets retroactively if odds or lines have been based on incorrect information.   All Asian handicap bets are settled on the final result compared with the handicap on which the bet was struck. Goals scored before and after the bet count equally. For example, if the score when the bet is placed is 1-0 and the handicap is quoted as the away team +1, a push will result if the home team wins by one goal.   For markets relating to bookings: A yellow card counts as 10 points. A red card counts as 25 points. A player who is sent off for a second bookable offense scores a total of 35 bookings points, the same as a player who is booked and then subsequently receives a direct red card. Markets are settled on the basis of cards given to players only. Those given to managers and coaches etc. do not count.   Corners markets are settled on the number of corners actually taken. Any corners that are awarded but not taken (e.g., because the referee blows for the end of the half) do not count for betting purposes.   For Next Team to Score (1st/2nd/3rd/4th & other) Goal in the match, own goals count for the team credited with the goal.   Related Topics: Finding your way around Bovada live. How do I see all the betting options available? What are props?

Football Live Betting Rules

For the proposition "What will the outcome of the next play be?": Any play declared 'no play' by the officials as the result of a penalty will be graded "No Action" or "Push/Cancel" and the risk amount returned to your account balance. Plays involving penalties that are enforced at the end of the play will be settled according to the official outcome of a pass or run attempt. If a punt or field goal attempt is made, the play will be graded "No Action." Interceptions and fumbles that are recovered by the defensive team will be settled as a "Turnover". If the offensive team loses the ball because of a turnover, but then regains the ball during the same play as a result of a fumble by the defending team, the play will be settled "Turnover" and both the series and the drive considered finished for betting purposes. If a turnover occurs on downs, the proposition will be settled according to the outcome of the play that was run on the 4th down. A turnover on downs will not be settled as a "Turnover". Safeties will be graded "Rush". Any pass completion that is considered an official pass completion as far as NFL statistics are concerned, and that is not fumbled and recovered by the defensive team, will be settled as a "Pass Completion". Any incomplete pass that is not intercepted, spiked or declared 'no play' will be settled as a "Pass Incomplete". Any rush attempt (including rushes for positive, negative, or no gain) and sacks and safeties (that does not result in a turnover) will be settled as a "Rush" for betting purposes. Safeties that occur due to a rush or sack in offensive team's end zone will be settled as a "Rush”. Safeties that occur due to a pass completion in the end zone will be settled as a "Pass Completion". Safeties that occur due to intentional grounding in the end zone will be settled as "Pass Incomplete". Plays by the offensive team where the quarterback kneels the ball down or spikes the football will be graded "No Action".   For the proposition "Will the [TEAM] acquire a first down on this series of downs?": Any series that results in a new first down or touchdown by the offensive team will be settled as a "First Down". If the drive ends during the series as a result of anything other than a touchdown, the proposition will be settled "No First Down".     If the offensive team punts the ball but regains the ball due to a turnover by the receiving team on the same play, the proposition is settled as "No First Down" and the series is considered finished for betting purposes and a new drive will then begin. All penalties assessed during the series of downs will count towards the bet. If offered on a play in which the offensive team kneels or spikes the football down, all wagers will be graded "No Action." This does not affect offerings on previous plays.   For the proposition "What will the [TEAM] accomplish on this drive?": If a player on the offensive team runs or passes the ball such that the ball breaks the plane of the opponent's goal line while remaining in bounds, the proposition will be settled "Touchdown". If a player on the offensive team kicks the ball through the goal post uprights and over the crossbar, the proposition will be settled as a "Field Goal". If the offensive team turns the ball over on downs, has the ball intercepted by the defensive team, loses a fumble that is recovered by the defensive team, misses a field goal attempt, or has the time remaining in the half expire, the proposition will be settled as "No Score". If the offensive team punts the ball but regains the ball due to a turnover by the receiving team on the same play, the proposition is settled "No Score" and the series is considered finished for betting purposes and a new drive will then begin. If offered on a play in which the offensive team kneels or spikes the football down, all wagers will be graded "No Action". This does not affect offerings on previous plays.   For the proposition "Where will the [TEAM] begin their drive after this kickoff?": The outcome will be settled at the spot on the field where the defensive team begins the next drive, except in the event that they return the football for a touchdown (all touchdown returns are settled "Over"). A return to the side of the over/under proposition that is closer to the kicking team's end zone will be settled as "Over" and a return to the side closer to the receiving team's end zone will be settled as "Under". If a kickoff occurs where the time elapses at the end of the 2nd or 4th Quarter without a drive beginning afterwards, the proposition will be settled according to wherever the football was returned to or downed. Any play declared "no play" by the officials will be graded "No Action" or "Push/Cancel". If the kicking team attempts an onside kick or a turnover occurs, the proposition will be settled "No Action" or "Push/Cancel".   For the proposition "Where will the [TEAM] begin their drive after this punt?": The outcome will be settled at the spot on the field where the defensive team begins the next drive, except in the event that they return the football for a touchdown (all touchdown returns are settled as "Over"). A return to the side of the over/under proposition that is closer to the kicking team's end zone will be settled as "Over", and a return to the side closer to the receiving team's end zone will be settled as "Under". If a punt occurs where the time elapses at the end of the 2nd or 4th quarter without a drive beginning afterwards, the proposition will be settled as to wherever the football was returned to or downed. Any play declared "no play" by the officials will be graded "No Action" or "Push/Cancel". If no punt is attempted or the offensive team gets a first down or touchdown, the proposition will be graded "No Action" or "Push/Cancel". If the defensive team receives the punt but loses possession as a result of a fumble, the proposition will be graded "No Action" or "Push/Cancel". If a punt is blocked and the offensive team turns the ball over on downs, the play stands and will be settled according to where the defensive team begins their drive (likely settled "Over").   For the proposition "Will this FG (Field Goal) attempt be successful?": The proposition will be graded "No Action" or "Push/Cancel" if no field goal attempt is made. For a field goal attempt to stand, a player on the offensive team must kick the football unless a penalty declares the down as "no play", which will be graded "No Action".   For the proposition "How many total yards will [Team X] gain on their drive following this punt/kickoff?" to stand, the offense of [Team X] must take possession of the ball from the special teams of [Team X] following the punt/kickoff. For betting purposed, 'Drive' will be defined as the series of plays that begins from the first play from scrimmage until the point where the offensive team either scores or turns the ball over to the other team. If the offensive team attempts an onside kick, the proposition will graded “No Action". If no punt is attempted or the offensive team gets a first down or touchdown, the proposition will be graded "No Action" or "Push/Cancel". If the offense of [Team X] takes a knee on the first play of their drive, the proposition will be graded "No Action". All yards and penalties incurred during the return do not count towards the proposition. All penalties assessed on the drive once the kickoff/punt return is complete will count towards the bet. All offensive plays will count towards the bet, whether they be for a gain or loss of yardage. If the offensive team scores a touchdown, kicks a field goal, misses a field goal, punts, safeties, turns the ball over on downs, turns the ball over on an interception/fumble or time runs out in the half, the drive will be considered complete. If the offensive team turns the ball over by way of an interception or fumble, but then recovers the ball on the same play as a result of a fumble by the defensive team, the drive will be considered over for betting purposes; the drive length will be calculated based on the spot on the field where Team X lined up before the interception/fumble.   For the proposition "How many yards will [Team X] gain on this drive?" to stand, the offense of [Team X] must break towards the line of scrimmage for the first play of the drive. For betting purposes, 'Drive' will be defined as the series of plays that begins at the time an offense takes possession of the ball until the point where they either score or turn the ball over to the other team. If the offense of [Team X] takes a knee on the first play of their drive, the proposition will be graded “No Action”. All yards and penalties incurred during the return do not count towards the proposition. All penalties assessed on the drive once the kickoff/punt return is complete will count towards the bet. All offensive plays will count towards the bet, whether they be for a gain or loss of yardage. If the offensive team scores a touchdown, kicks a field goal, misses a field goal, punts, safeties, turn's the ball over on downs, turn's the ball over on an interception/fumble or time runs out in the half, the drive will be considered complete. If the offensive team turns the ball over by way of an interception or fumble, but then recovers the ball on the same play as a result of a fumble by the defensive team, the drive will be considered over for betting purposes and the drive length will be calculated based on the spot on the field where Team X lined up before the interception/fumble.   For the proposition "Which team will receive the opening kickoff?”: The proposition will be settled according to the data contained in the official play-by-play at NFL.com. Any wagers on the proposition deemed to have come in after the coin toss will be settled “No Action.”   For the proposition "How many passing yards will [Player X] throw for in the [Half]?": The proposition will be settled according to the data contained in the official play by play at NFL.com. [Player X] must play in the listed half for the proposition to have action. All positive and negative yardage obtained by [Player X] in the given half will count towards the total yards of [Player X] for the listed proposition. Overtime counts towards all 2nd half propositions. Any play declared "No Play" by the official will not count towards the proposition. Penalty yards assessed during the half will not count towards the total yards of [Player X].   For the proposition "How many rushing yards will [Player X] rush for in the [Half]?": The proposition will be settled according to the data contained in the official play by play at NFL.com. [Player X] must play in the listed half for the proposition to have action. All positive and negative yardage obtained by [Player X] in the given half will count towards the total yards of [Player X] for the listed proposition. Overtime counts towards all 2nd half propositions. Any play declared "No Play" by the official will not count towards the proposition. Penalty yards assessed during the half will not count towards the total yards of [Player X].   For the proposition "How many receiving yards will [Player X] have in the [Half]?": The proposition will be settled according to the data contained in the official play by play at NFL.com. [Player X] must play in the listed half for the proposition to have action. All positive and negative yardage obtained by [Player X] in the given half will count towards the total yards of [Player X] for the listed proposition. Overtime counts towards all 2nd half propositions. Any play declared "No Play" by the official will not count towards the proposition. Penalty yards assessed during the half will not count towards the total yards of [Player X].       For the proposition "Live Margin of Victory”: The proposition will be settled according to the data contained in the official play by play at NFL.com.   Overtime counts for settlement towards this wager type.     All bets that are placed after the play has started will be settled "Rejected" and all money will be refunded.   If a coach successfully challenges the ruling of a play, any proposition for the upcoming play that were posted before the ruling will be graded "No Action".   All disputes pertaining to proposition outcomes on NFL games will be settled by the data contained on the "Full Play-by-Play" page for the box scores listed at www.NFL.com/scores. For NCAA games, disputes will be settled by the "Full Play-by-Play" section of the box scores at http://scores.espn.go.com/ncf/scoreboard. For NCAA games where play-by-play box scores are not offered by ESPN, disputes will be settled by the box scores at http://www.ncaasports.com/football/mens/scoreboard/. If neither is available, the final judgment on grading will be at the sole discretion of Bovada.   Related Topics: Finding your way around Bovada live. Live NFL Draft Rules. What are props?

Baseball Live Betting Rules

If a game is called because of weather or stadium malfunctions, all pending propositions will be graded "No Action".   For the proposition "What will the outcome of this plate appearance be?": The proposition will be settled according to the official plate appearance outcome declared by the Gameday play-by-play statistics at www.mlb.com. If a substitute batter or pitcher replaces the original batter or pitcher during an at-bat, the proposition will be settled as per the outcome of the at-bat. If a substitute batter replaces the original batter before the first pitch is thrown, all bets on the original batter will be graded "No Action". If a pitching change occurs before the first pitch is thrown to the listed batter, all bets will be graded "No Action". Intentional walks will be graded "No Action". An intentional walk occurs when a pitcher concedes first base to a batter on the fourth ball by deliberately throwing the pitch outside the strikezone. Sacrifice bunts will be graded "No Action". A sacrifice bunt occurs when a batter gives himself up in an attempt to advance a base runner. Catcher's interference and batter's interference will be graded "No Action". If a batter fails to make an official plate appearance because an out in which he isn't involved ends the inning or a run is scored that ends the game, the proposition will be graded "No Action". The outcome "Single" refers to a batter reaching first base on a batted ball without a fielder's choice occurring or without the aid of an error. The outcome "2B" or "3B" refers to a batter reaching second or third base without the aid of an error. The outcome "Home Run" refers to a batter reaching home plate without the aid of an error or because the ball cleared the outfield wall in flight and in fair territory. The outcome "Walk or HBP" refers to unintentional walks and hit batsmen. The outcome "Strikeout" refers to a batter being called out on strikes, swings and misses on a third strike, a batter becoming a runner because the third strike isn't caught by the catcher, or a batter bunting a foul ball after two strikes. The outcome "Groundout" refers to a batter being retired by a fielder's throw to first base or by a fielder's choice after he bats the ball on the ground. Fielder's choices and runners reaching base because of a throwing error or an error fielding a ground ball are settled "Groundout" for betting purposes. The outcome "Air Out" refers to a batter being retired by a caught fly ball (fair or foul), a lineout, an infield fly or a sacrifice fly. Infield flies and runners reaching base because of an error on a dropped fly ball, popup or line drive are settled "Air Out" for betting purposes. Sacrifice flies stand, and will be settled "Air Out" for betting purposes. A sacrifice fly occurs when, before two are out, the batter hits a line drive or fly ball handled by an outfielder or an infielder running in the outfield, which is caught; the runner scores after the catch, or, if the ball is dropped, a runner scores and the official scorekeeper determines the runner could have scored after the catch had the fly been caught. The outcome "Hit/Walk/HBP" refers to hits, unintentional walks and hit batsmen. The outcome "Out" refers to strikeouts, groundouts, air outs and fielder's choices.   For the proposition "How many runs will the batting team have in total after this half-inning?”:  If the inning ends without three outs being recorded with the home team at bat, the proposition will be settled accordingly.   For the proposition "How many hits will the batting team have in total after this half-inning?”:  If the inning ends without three outs being recorded with the home team at bat, the proposition will be settled accordingly.   For the proposition "How many strikeouts will be thrown this half-inning?": A strikeout will be credited when a batter is put out by a third strike caught by the catcher; when a batter becomes a runner because a third strike isn't caught by the catcher; when a batter bunts foul on a third strike; when a batter leaves the game and a substitute batter completes a strikeout.   For the proposition "How many pitches will be thrown this half-inning?": Pickoff attempts won't count towards the pitch total for the inning.   Moneyline wagers are official after 5 innings of play (4.5 innings if the home team is winning).   Total/runline wagers are official after 9 innings of play (8.5 innings if the home team is winning). If a game is called before 9 innings have been played, total and runline wagers will be graded "No Action".   If a baseball game goes 9 or more innings and is NOT completed (e.g., suspended, rain, or darkness), wagers on the total and runline still have action.   Wagers on suspended games do not carry over to a later date.   All disputes pertaining to proposition outcomes for MLB games will be settled by the data contained in the "Play-By-Play" section of the Scoreboard Gameday link at www.mlb.com. If unavailable, the "Full Play by Play" section of the box scores at www.cbssports.com/mlb/scoreboard will be used. If neither is available, the final judgment on settlement will be at the sole discretion of Bovada.   Related Topics: Finding your way around Bovada live. How do I see all the betting options available? Live MLB Home Run Derby Rules. What are props?

Winter Sports Betting Rules

1. All wagers are settled on the official results/rankings of the International Ski Federation (FIS), the International Skating Union (ISU), the International Biathlon Union (IBU), the Official Olympic Committee or any official body deemed to have such authority for competitions. Subsequent disqualifications and/or appeals will not affect wagers.   2. If the conditions of a specific event are changed from those originally listed by the official governing body, wagers will then be graded "No Action", unless the settlement of the wager has already been determined.   3. If a specific event is suspended or postponed, wagers remain valid provided that the event is completed on the same run/same venue within 36 hours (with the exception of Winter Olympic events). If the event takes place on a different run or in a different venue, wagers will be graded "No Action".   Related Topics: How do I see all the betting options available? What are the sports betting basics I need to know? What are totals (over/under)? Which sports betting rules are applicable to all sports?

Water Polo Betting Rules

1. All match markets will be settled on regulation time, unless otherwise stated.   2. Regulation time must be completed for wagers to stand, unless stated otherwise.   3. In the event of a match starting but not being completed, wagers will be graded "No Action", unless the specific market outcome is already determined.   Related Topics: How do I see all the betting options available? What are the sports betting basics I need to know? What are totals (over/under)? Which sports betting rules are applicable to all sports?

Futsal Betting Rules

1.  All match markets will be settled on regulation time (specific to the competition governing body), unless otherwise stated. Regulation time must be completed for wagers to stand unless the specific market outcome is already determined.   2.  If a match is interrupted and continued within 48 hours after initial kick off date, all open wagers will be settled with the final result.   Related Topics: How do I see all the betting options available? What are the sports betting basics I need to know? What are totals (over/under)? Which sports betting rules are applicable to all sports

Beach Volleyball

1. In the event of any of the named players in a match changing before the match starts, all wagers will then be graded "No Action".   2. In the event of a match starting but not being completed, all wagers will then be graded "No Action" unless the specific market outcome is already determined, or unless there is no conceivable way the set and/or match could be played to its natural conclusion without unconditionally determining the result of a specific market. For example, if a set is abandoned at 18-17, and the over/under for the set is 35.5, wagers on total points are settled as winners/losers respectively, since any natural conclusion to the set would have yielded at least 36 points.   3. Official point’s deductions will be taken into account for all undetermined markets. Markets which have already been determined will not take the deductions into account.   Related Topics: How do I see all the betting options available? What are the sports betting basics I need to know? What are totals (over/under)? Which sports betting rules are applicable to all sports?

Volleyball Betting Rules

1. All markets will be graded "No Action" if the match is not completed unless the specific market outcome is already determined.   2. In the event of referee enforced point deductions, official results will be used for settlement purposes on all markets.   3. For competitions where two legged ties have a Golden Set to decide which team progresses (in the event of the tie being tied in matches won), then for settlement purposes, the Golden Set does not count.   Related Topics: How do I see all the betting options available? What are the sports betting basics I need to know? What are totals (over/under)? Which sports betting rules are applicable to all sports?

Badminton Betting Rules

1. Where applicable, the podium presentation will determine the settlement of wagers. Subsequent disqualifications and/or appeals will not affect wagers.   2. In the event of any of the named players in a match changing before the match starts, all wagers will then be graded "No Action".   3. In the event of a match starting but not being completed, all wagers will then be graded "No Action" unless the specific market outcome is already determined, or unless there is no conceivable way the game and/or match could be played to its natural conclusion without unconditionally determining the result of a specific market.       Related Topics: How do I see all the betting options available? What are the sports betting basics I need to know? What are totals (over/under)? Which sports betting rules are applicable to all sports?

Handball Betting Rules

1. Unless stated otherwise, all wagers will be settled based on the score at the end of regulation time, excluding overtime if played.   2. All match betting markets are based on the result at the end of a scheduled 60 minutes play, unless stated otherwise.   3. If the scheduled 60 minutes is not played, all wagers will then be graded "No Action", with the exception of game props where the result has already been determined.   Related Topics: How do I see all the betting options available? What are the sports betting basics I need to know? What are totals (over/under)? Which sports betting rules are applicable to all sports?

Cycling Betting Rules

Race Winner: In the event of a disqualification, bets will be settled on the result at the time of the podium presentation.   Stage Winner: Stakes will be refunded if the rider does not start the stage. In the event of a disqualification, bets will be settled on the result at the time of the podium presentation.   Stage/Race Match Bets: Best official finishing position (at least one rider in the match bet must complete the stage/race for wagers to stand). In the event of a disqualification, bets will be settled on the result at the time of the podium presentation.   Special categories (King of the Mountains and Points Jersey etc.): Settlement will be based on the official final standings at the time of the final podium presentation of the tour. Any subsequent disqualifications will not affect wagers.   Related Topics: How do I see all the betting options available? What are the sports betting basics I need to know? What are totals (over/under)? Which sports betting rules are applicable to all sports?

Australian Betting Rules

If any match ends in a draw/tie, including overtime if played, then stakes will be graded "No Action" unless a price is offered for the draw/tie. Wagers will be settled on the official AFL result only.   Related Topics: How do I see all the betting options available? What are the sports betting basics I need to know? What are totals (over/under)? Which sports betting rules are applicable to all sports?

Athletics Betting Rules

1. Matchups: Both competitors must compete for wagers to have action.   2. Outright Winner: All-in compete or not. 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 pay-out deduction – see Pay-out Deductions in our General Betting Rules should a participant withdraw prior to the start of an event.   Related Topics: How do I see all the betting options available? What are the sports betting basics I need to know? What are totals (over/under)? Which sports betting rules are applicable to all sports?

Darts Betting Rules

1. If a match is postponed, bets will be graded "No Action" unless the match is rescheduled and takes place within 24 hours of the original start time.   2. In the event of a match starting but being shortened or not being completed, the player progressing or being deemed the winner of the competition will be deemed the winner of the bet.   Related Topics: How do I see all the betting options available? What are the sports betting basics I need to know? What are totals (over/under)? Which sports betting rules are applicable to all sports?

Snooker Betting Rules

1. In the event a match starts but is not completed, the player progressing or being deemed the winner of the competition will be deemed the winner of the bet.   2. Correct Score, Frame Handicap and Total Frames: If the statutory number of frames in a match are not completed, changed, or different from those offered for betting purposes, wagers will be graded "No Action", unless the outcome has already been determined. In the event of a disqualification or retirement, wagers will be graded "No Action".     Related Topics: How do I see all the betting options available? What are the sports betting basics I need to know? Which sports betting rules are applicable to all sports?

Rugby Betting Rules

1. Unless otherwise stated, all rugby wagers are settled on 80 minutes play. The term “80 minutes play” includes any stoppage time.   2. Unless otherwise stated, rugby sevens and tens match wagers are settled on the specific tournament regulation play and exclude extra-time if played.   3. If a venue is changed from the one advertised, all wagers on that match will be graded "No Action".   4. In the event of a change of opponent from the one advertised, all wagers for that match will be graded "No Action".   5. Push rules apply for handicap betting/alternative betting/additional handicap betting, match and team totals/alternative totals in 2-way markets.   6. For the first try scorer wager, if the first try is a penalty try, the scorer of the second try will then be deemed the winner for settlement purposes.   7. If a match is abandoned or postponed, all wagers will be graded "No Action" apart from markets where the outcome is already determined.   Related Topics: How do I see all the betting options available? What are the sports betting basics I need to know? What is a parlay? Which sports betting rules are applicable to all sports?

Motor Sports Betting Rules

1. Unless the entire race is canceled, all bets have action (even if a competitor withdraws for any reason).   2. The official winner (Formula 1, INDY or NASCAR) at the conclusion of the race will be used for wagering purposes.   3. For head-to-head bets, both drivers must start the race for the bets to have action.   4. The 'Field' option in a given list of odds featuring drivers' names represents all other drivers not specifically listed who are competing in the race. If a driver in the field wins, the 'Field' is declared the winner for wagering purposes.   5. With the exception of NASCAR, bets can be placed on the driver only (not a specific car). For all NASCAR bets, the wager will be settled according to the car which crosses the finish line provided that the listed driver started the race.   6. Formula 1, INDY and NASCAR events must run within seven days of the originally scheduled start time for wagers to have action.   7. Individual F1 Grand Prix betting is settled on the result of the podium presentation, regardless of any subsequent disqualifications.   8. The Dead Heat rule: When you have a multi-outcome prop or event where two winners tie. If a "dead-heat" is declared on any event, half the stake is applied to the selection at the full odds and the other half is lost. If more than two "dead-heat," the stake is proportioned accordingly (not including sports where you can wager on the draw or tie option (i.e., soccer).   9. Race/Qualifying Match Bets: Best finishing position. If one of the drivers does not finish the race, the other driver is considered the winner. If neither driver finishes the race, then the driver who completed the most laps is the winner. If both drivers complete the same number of laps but do not finish the race, all bets are graded "No Action".   10. Pole position: Settlement will be based on the driver who sets the best time during the final qualifying session. Any subsequent adjustments to grid positions will not count.   11. 1st Driver/Team to retire:  If two or more drivers retire during the same lap, dead heat rules will apply.   12. Practice Outrights: Fastest time in the specified practice session.   Related Topics: How do I see all the betting options available? What are the sports betting basics I need to know? How does the Bet Slip work? Which sports betting rules are applicable to all sports?

Horses Betting Rules

Bovada Sportsbook offers fixed odds and futures wagering for the Triple Crown, Breeders' Cup and, on occasion, other Grade I thoroughbred races. If available, these wagers are listed when you select Horse Racing Futures and Props from the left navigation on the main Sportsbook page.   The following rules apply when wagering on horses in the Sportsbook:   Wagers are "to win" only and will pay out at the odds you confirm at the time you place your wager.   Place, Show, and Exotic wagering is not available in the Sportsbook; if you want to make these types of wagers, please go to the Bovada Racebook.   The maximum risk amount for all futures bets is $100.   Scratches will not be refunded.   Any wagers accepted after the official post time will be deemed void.   We occasionally offer head-to-head match-ups between horses; both horses must start for these wagers to have action. The maximum risk amount is $300.   You cannot parlay bets on horse races.   The Dead Heat rule: when you have a multi-outcome prop or event where two winners tie. If a "Dead Heat" is declared on any event, half of the stake is applied to the selection at the full odds and the other half is lost. If more than two "Dead Heat", the stake is proportioned accordingly, not including sports where you can wager on the draw or tie option (i.e., soccer).     Futures and Fixed Odds Betting Posting Schedule   We offer the latest futures and fixed odds markets every week on all graded stakes and major races.   Futures odds for big races (such as the Kentucky Derby) will be posted every week by Tuesday at 2 PM ET.   Fixed odds betting markets for each of the graded stakes races will be posted two days prior to the race by 3:30 PM ET every week.   Both the futures and fixed odds betting markets will come down Saturday morning or when the track pools open. After that, all races will be available for betting in our Racebook.   IMPORTANT: If a horse is scratched after the entries are announced, it will be graded “No Action”. All other wagers have action unless otherwise specified.   Related Topics: What are futures? What are the sports betting basics I need to know? What does it mean when a horse is scratched from a race? Which sports betting rules are applicable to all sports?

Golf Betting Rules

1. Futures wagers all have action, complete or not. Outright wagers on players that do not tee off are void and stakes are refunded.   2. Head-to-head wagers on players that do not tee off are void and stakes are refunded on BOTH players in the head-to-head. In the event of a tie, bets will be void.   3. If a tournament is shortened or otherwise affected, the official result will be used when settling bets, regardless of the number of rounds played.   4. A tournament must be completed within seven days of its start for bets to have action.   5. For PGA head-to-head bets, the player who completes the most holes will be declared the winner. If both players complete the same number of holes, the player with the best score relative to par will be declared the winner. Both players must tee off for bets to have action.   6. For 3 ball bets, the player in the group of three players who has the lowest score in the round will be declared the winner. All three players must tee off for bets to have action. If two or more players tie for the win, dead heat rules apply.   7. The 'Field' option in a given list of odds featuring players' names represents all other players not specifically listed who are competing in the event. If a player in the field wins, the field is declared the winner for wagering purposes.   8. If a player is disqualified for any reason after a round is completed, all wagers on said round will be settled as a loss for that player.   9. The Dead Heat rule: When you have a multi-outcome prop or event where two winners tie. If a "dead heat" is declared on any event, half the stake is applied to the selection at the full odds and the other half is lost. If more than two "dead heat", the stake is proportioned accordingly (not including sports where you can wager on the draw or tie option, i.e. soccer).   10. A player is deemed to have played (taken part) once they have teed off. In the event of a player withdrawing after having teed off, then stakes will be lost on outright, group, match or 18 hole betting.   11. In 2-ball betting, where odds are not offered for the tie, bets will be made void in the event of a tie. In 3-ball betting, dead-heat rules apply.   Related Topics: How do I see all the betting options available? What are the sports betting basics I need to know? Which sports betting rules are applicable to all sports?

Gaelic Sports Betting Rules

1. Match Betting: Total game score is used to settle wagers (goal = 3, point = 1).   2. Unless otherwise stated, all Gaelic Sports wagers are settled on regulation time only (including injury-time); extra-time does not count unless specified. Where a market specifically includes overtime and the game finishes level after overtime, then wagers will be graded "No Action".   3. Wagers will be settled on official GAA (Gaelic Athletics Association) result only. If a match venue is changed, wagers already placed will stand providing the home team is still designated as such. If the home and away team for a listed match are reversed, then wagers based on the original listing will be graded "No Action".   Related Topics: How do I see all the betting options available? What are the sports betting basics I need to know? What is a parlay? Which sports betting rules are applicable to all sports?      

Gaelic Games Betting Rules

1. Unless otherwise specified, the score at the end of regulation play will be used for wagering purposes. Results from any extra time are not included.   2. Suspended games postponed to another day will be graded "No Action".   3. Moneyline wagers have three outcomes: You can pick either of the teams to win or you can pick a draw; if you don't pick a draw and the game ends in a tie, you lose the wager.   Related Topics: How do I see all the betting options available? What are the sports betting basics I need to know? What is a parlay? Which sports betting rules are applicable to all sports?

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1. Tied or weather-affected games will be settled on the official match result if decided by Duckworth-Lewis (or equivalent), Super-Over or by other cricketing means. In the event of a tied match with no such decider, dead-heat rules will apply.   2. Will There Be A 50/Century? In the event of reduced overs in either innings, market will be made void unless further play does not affect the result.   3. Top Team Batsman/Wicket Taker: Market will be settled on the player that scores most runs/takes most wickets. An official result must be determined for bets to stand, unless the winner has already been decided. If 2 or more bowlers tie for the most wickets, then the winner will be determined by who has the better economy rate. Dead-heat rules apply for top batsman. Non Runner No Action. Super-overs do not count.   4. Total 4s/6s/Run Outs: In the event of reduced overs before any play, markets will be graded "No Action". In the event of a reduction of overs after play has started, wagers will stand if further play could not affect the result. Super-overs do not count.   5. Most 4s/6s: In the event of reduced overs, bets will stand if both scheduled innings’ lengths are equal or if further play could not affect the result. Super-overs do not count.   6. First Ball Outcome: Market will be settled on the number of runs acquired from the first ball delivered of the match. Dot Ball = Zero Runs.   7. First Over Total Runs: Market will be settled on the number of runs scored from the first over of the match. In the event of an incomplete over, market will be made void unless further play could not affect the result.   8. 1st Dismissal Method: Market will be settled on the type of dismissal from the first wicket to fall in a match. Should no wicket fall, market will be made void. Caught and Bowled counts as Caught.   9. Batsman Total Runs: The result of this market is determined by the total number of runs scored by a named batsman. If a batsman retires/retires hurt and does not re-emerge, then his score before the retirement is the final result. If the batsman is not out, then his score at the end of the innings will count. In the event of reduced overs in either innings, market will be made void. Batsman must play for wagers to have action.   10. Bowler Total Wickets: The result of this market is determined by the total number of wickets scored taken by a named bowler. In the event of reduced overs in either innings, market will be made void. Bowler must play for wagers to have action.   11. Batsman/Bowler Match Bet: The batsman or bowler to score the most runs or take the most wickets, respectively. If either player does not play, then wagers will be graded "No Action". If both players score the same number of runs/wickets, then the wagers will be settled as a "Push". In the event of reduced overs in either innings, market will be made void unless the winner has already been decided.   12. Total Wides: The result of this market is determined by the total number of wides bowled by both sides in the match. All extra runs taken from the wide delivery count for settlement purposes. For example: if one Wide delivery goes for 4, then that delivery counts as 5 Wides.   Test Matches   1. 1st Innings Lead: Market will be settled on the team that leads after both first innings are completed, including any declarations, or when further play cannot affect the result. In the event that an inning is forfeited, this market will be made void.   2. Top Team Batsman/Wicket Taker: Market will be settled on the player that scores most runs/takes most wickets. Dead-heat rules apply. Unless otherwise stated, this market will apply to the 1st Innings. Non Runner No Action.   3. Highest Opening Partnership: Market will be settled provided a wicket fell in both teams’ innings or when further play could not affect the result. In the event of a tie, where a price on the tie was not offered, this market will be graded "No Action".   Tournament/Series Outright   1. Tournament/Series Top Batsman/Bowler Markets: Market will be settled on the player that heads the most runs/wickets list. Any runs or wickets gained in super-overs will not count. All wagers have action. Dead-heat rules apply.   2. Tournament/Series Outright: Market will be settled on the team that wins the tournament according to the official competition rules. Dead-heat rules may apply.   3. Series Correct Score: Wagers are void if the designated matches are not completed.   Related Topics: How do I see all the betting options available? What are the sports betting basics I need to know? What are totals (over/under)? Which sports betting rules are applicable to all sports?  

Boxing/MMA Betting Rules

1. If a fight is rescheduled and a makeup date is announced at the time of the change, all wagers have action. If a fight is cancelled and no makeup date is announced at the time of cancellation, then all wagers will be graded "No Action" (unless otherwise specified).   2.   a) If the number of scheduled rounds in a fight is changed, the following wagers will have action: the fight winner, as well as fighter wins by decision, KO, TKO, and draw options. b) "Fight totals" and "will go"/"won't go" will have action if the updated scheduled total rounds are more than the total listed on the prop. c) "Exact round of ending"," fighter to win inside distance" or "goes distance" props will all be graded "No Action" if scheduled rounds are changed or incorrectly posted.   3.   a) Results will be graded or re-graded based on the official result at ringside. b) A result may be revised or altered after the initial presentation by the ring announcer. Results are not official for betting purposes until verified by officials at the fighting venue. c) Official or unofficial sanctioning body overturns of a fight decision based on appeal, suspension, lawsuit, drug testing result or any other fighter sanction will not be recognized for betting purposes.   4.   a) A wager on a fighter "Inside Distance" wins if the selected fighter wins by KO, TKO, DQ or technical decision. b) A wager on a fighter to win by "KO" wins if the selected fighter wins by KO, TKO or DQ. c) When a "draw" occurs, wagers on both fighters "to win" are refunded. d) Other proposition wagers are graded according to their specific wording. e) Any fight that is deemed "no contest" will have all wagers refunded.   5. A wager on a fighter winning in rounds 10-12 is a loser if the fight goes the distance.   6.   a) A fighter wins by "Unanimous Decision" when all three judges score him as the winner. b) A fighter wins by "Split-Decision" when two judges score him as the winner and one judge scores the other fighter as the winner. c) A fighter wins by "Majority Decision" when two judges score him as the winner and one judge scores the fight a draw. d) A fight is a "Unanimous Draw" when all three judges score the fight as a draw. e) A fight is a "Split-Decision Draw" when one judge scores the fight a draw, one judge scores the fight for one fighter, and one judge scores the fight for the other fighter. f)  A fight is a "Majority Draw" when two judges score the fight a draw and one judge scores the fight for either of the two fighters. g) A fight is a "Technical Draw" when a fight ends before an allotted number of rounds (between three to six rounds, depending on sanctioning body rules), usually because of an accidental head-butt.   7. Once the bell sounds to begin the first round, the bout is considered official for betting purposes, regardless of the scheduled length or title.   8.   a)  Rounds in boxing are each 3 minutes long; a half-round is defined as 1 minute and 30 seconds (90 seconds). For Total Round wagers, if a half mark is stated, then the next round will define the 'half' mark. For example: for Over 3.5 rounds to be the winner, the fight must go over 1 minute 30 seconds of round 4. b) Rounds in MMA are each 5 minutes long; a half-round is defined as two minutes and thirty seconds (150 seconds). For Total Round wagers, if a half mark is stated, then the next round will define the 'half' mark. For example: for Over 3.5 rounds to be the winner, the fight must go over 2 minutes 30 seconds in round 4.  c)  The official stopping of a round before the sounding of the bell does not constitute a full round. d) A full round is considered for betting purposes only when the bell sounds, signifying the end of that round. e)  In round distance wagering, if a fighter fails to answer the bell for the start of any round, the fight officially ended in the last round fought. f)   In total wagering, if a fighter does not answer the bell to start a round where the fight has gone the exact distance listed on the total, the UNDER is the winner.   9. For betting purposes, the disqualification of a boxer during a match will be counted as a knockout by his opponent.   10.               a)  If the wagering offer on a match includes the draw as a third option and the match ends in a draw, wagers on the draw will be paid, while wagers on either fighter will be lost. b) If the wagering offer includes only the two boxers, with the draw either not offered or offered as a separate proposition, and the match ends in a draw, wagers on either fighter will be refunded. c)  If the fight ends in a 12 round draw or any draw, all proposition wagers other than the draw lose (these include, but are not limited to, props such as by Decision, by KO, by TKO, by DQ).   11. If the scheduled number of rounds is changed, all wagers on 'pick the round' props are void.   12.   a)  Point spread is determined by the difference in the combined total of all 3 judges' scorecards for each fighter. b) Bout does not have to complete the listed scheduled amount of rounds for wagers to have action. c)  If bout ends prior to the completion of listed scheduled rounds, by KO, TKO, or DQ, the winning fighter will be declared the point spread winner. d) In the event of a technical decision or technical draw, prior to the completion of scheduled rounds, scorecards will be tallied and determined as if the bout went the distance.   13.     All "No Contests" are refunded.   Related Topics: How do I see all the betting options available? What are the sports betting basics I need to know? Which sports betting rules are applicable to all sports?

Baseball Betting Rules

Baseball games do not have to be played to completion for wagers to have action. Wagers will be settled according to the following:   Moneyline wagers are official after 5 innings of play (4.5 innings if the home team is winning).   Total/runline wagers are official after 9 innings of play (8.5 innings if the home team is winning). If a game is called before 9 innings have been played, total and runline wagers are settled as "No Action". If a baseball game goes 9 or more innings and is NOT completed (e.g., suspended, rain, or darkness), wagers on the runline and total still have action and are settled according to rule 3 below.   In the case of a game that is suspended or canceled in extra innings, the score will be determined after the last full inning unless the home team scores to tie, or takes the lead in the bottom half of the inning, in which case the score is determined at the time the game is called.   In the event of a pitching change prior to the game, the runline and totals are deemed "No Action". Note: You have two options when wagering on the moneyline: Action: A straight up bet regardless of who throws the first pitch. Odds will be adjusted according to the opening price of the new pitcher. Listed: You will receive the risk amount back if the listed pitcher you have selected does not start the game. You may specify whether one or both pitchers must throw the first pitch. In the event of a pitching change prior to the game, Proposition wagers that directly involve the pitching change will be deemed “No Action”.   Wagers on suspended games do not carry over to a later date.   Related Topics: What are the sports betting basics I need to know? Which sports betting rules are applicable to all sports?

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