HOUSE RULES

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Last Update: June 3, 2024 (06/04/2024)

GENERAL SPORTS RULES POLICY

Settlement of our listed Outcomes are governed by the following conditions, except where the rules relating to a particular sport or Outcome provide otherwise. Where there is a conflict between the following conditions and a particular individual sports rule, the individual sports rule shall prevail.

 

1. Sports Betting House Rules

 

1.1. These Sporttrade Betting Rules (“House Rules”), together and with Sporttrade’s Terms and Conditions, (“Terms and Conditions”) are applicable to all wagering/betting activity on the Sporttrade iOS or Android Mobile Apps, or on the Sporttrade Web application. By accessing Sporttrade (as defined in the Terms of Conditions), you acknowledge reading, understanding, and accepting these House Rules, including Section 1 (Sports Betting House Rules) and Section 2 (Sports Specific Rules). These House Rules are subject to change at any time in Sporttrade’s sole discretion, subject to any required regulatory approvals, and shall be immediately in effect and binding on you. Sporttrade’s final determination as to the interpretation and application of the House Rules and the Events, Outcomes, prices, Outcome settlements, and commissions is binding on you.

 

1.2 Only eligible individuals 21 years of age or older, not excluded, and located in the licensed jurisdictions, including the State of Iowa, may place a bet.

 

1.3 Individuals may not act as an agent or proxy to place bets on behalf of another.

 

2. Bets

 

2.1. Sporttrade accepts bets on its posted terms unless otherwise posted or noted on printed media.

 

2.2. Sporttrade reserves the right to suspend or close betting on any Outcome at any time (notwithstanding any parts of the House Rules) and may backout bets in a Outcome or void an Outcome, subject to restrictions on voiding wagers as may be set by the applicable regulatory authorities of the Iowa Racing & Gaming Commission (“IRGC”).

 

2.3. Sporttrade reserves the right to reject any bet at any time.

 

2.4.  The maximum size of any one bet than can be submitted by a Member is a risk of $200,000.00.

 

2.5. Bets placed by customers on Outcomes which are In-Play may be subject to a delay at Sporttrade’s discretion.

 

2.6. Sporttrade allows the user to display prices in multiple formats; traditional American odds and "Sporttrade Odds".  Sporttrade odds are displayed as a dollar value from $0 to $100 in which the price is equivalent to the implied probability of the event occurring.   So if a team in an outcome has a 52% implied chance of winning a contest, the price if someone wants to bet on them would be $52 or -108 respectively.  As the probability of them winning increases their price goes up accordingly, and if they win the contest, the outcome settles at a price of $100, and conversely if they lose the contest the outcome settles at a price of $0. An Outcome resulting in a “push” (meaning the Outcome has neither occurred nor not occurred) will be declared “no action” and refunded unless the Outcome under which the Outcome is listed also includes a “Draw”, “Tie” or equivalent Outcome, in which case the “Draw”, “Tie” or equivalent Outcome will settle at $100 and the other Outcomes in the Outcome will settle at $0.

 

2.7. Outcomes listed on Events that have either not started or have not met the minimum length for an Event to be official, will result in the Outcome being voided. When an Outcome is voided, the customer’s position risk will be refunded, her commissions incurred will be refunded, and her closed profit/loss on the Outcome will be reversed. For the avoidance of doubt, when an Outcome is voided, any customer who has placed at least one bet on the Outcome will have her available funds reset as if she had never placed any bets on the Outcome.  

 

2.8. Prohibitions exist that restrict the acceptance of wagers; No person shall make any unauthorized wager or conduct any sports betting activity on its premises or through any online or electronic means unless in accordance with the act, the Rules and Regulations promulgated by IRGC, or the laws and regulations governing other betting activities which are licensed or approved by an agency of the State of Iowa.

 

2.9. Sporttrade reserves the right to restrict, suspend, limit, or otherwise revise the availability of a promotion on a customer by customer basis.

 

2.10  During the bet placement process, if the price at which the customer is placing her bet changes by virtue of the Outcome price changing, the customer will be clearly notified on the user interface.

 

2.11. You accept responsibility for managing the selection and placement of your bets

 

 

3. Funding and Payouts

 

3.1. Funding

 

3.1.1. To place bets on Outcomes you need to deposit funds in your Account. Funds deposited via a payment processor may take a few days to clear before they are available for betting, during which time the funds are held in the account of the relevant payment processor on your behalf.

 

3.1.2. Subject to applicable regulatory restrictions, you may make deposits to your Account using the following methods: All funding methods are subject to Sporttrade Anti-money laundering (AML) policy and procedures and will be subject to all federal currency transaction reporting thresholds. Sporttrade may, at any time, place a hold on deposited funds in the Event Sporttrade suspects the deposit to be tied to any illegal activity.

 

3.1.2.1. ACH (electronic checking or direct deposit)

 

3.1.2.2. PayPal

 

3.1.2.3. Direct payment via bank wire transfer

 

3.1.3. Some rewards granted by Sporttrade to you, including without limitation as part of a promotion or rewards program, may be used to place bets on Outcomes. These rewards include but are not limited to; free bets, bonuses, and other credits.

 

3.1.4. In order to place a bet on an Outcome, Sporttrade allows you to direct your Eligible Balance to make it (as defined in the Terms of Use) available to you for wagering in the State of Iowa, in which you have an Account. Regulations may restrict the availability of certain portions of the funds in your Account for wagering. Funds, as used in this section, shall mean cash and cash equivalent, free wagers, bonuses, and other credits available to be used for wagering purposes.

 

3.1.5. For more information on deposits and funding of your Account, please refer to the Terms of Use Agreement.

 

 

3.2. Payouts

 

3.2.1. Payouts on wagers are made according to the terms, conditions, rules, policies, or other agreements of or with Sporttrade. All final decisions on payouts are made by Sporttrade.

Payouts can come in three forms; 1) A Member can receive a payout when de-risking on an Outcome or Market

2) A Member can receive a payout when her open Position settles for any amount greater than $0 when the Outcome settles

3) A Member can receive a payout when Sporttrade releases some or all of her previously-restricted funds, which can happen in two ways;

a) The Member can de-risk on an Outcome or Market for a loss where the Member previously had an Unsettled Profit of over the available profits threshold of $1,000. In this instance, the Member will receive a payout equal to the delta of previous restricted funds amount minus the new restricted funds amount.

b) An Outcome where the Member previously had an Unsettled Profit of over the available profits threshold of $1,000 settles.  In this instance, the Member will receive a payout equal to the  previous restricted funds amount.

 

Members are encouraged to visit their “Activity Ledger”, which can be found under “Account”, which will contain a chronological list of all payouts to the Member from Sporttrade.

 

3.2.2. Final calculations rounded to the nearest cent.

 

4. Promotional and Boosted Enhanced Price Wagers

 

4.1. All enhanced price wagers will be settled in accordance with these House Rules, unless otherwise expressly set forth in the rules governing the enhanced price wager.

 

4.2. Sporttrade reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to backout any bet.

 

5. In-Play Betting

 

5.1. In-play betting allows for the placing of bets and reception of executions during an ongoing Event. Sporttrade may partially or fully suspend betting on an Outcome that is in-play at any time and impose a delay on any or all bets, including, but not limited to, timing, placement, or acceptance delays. Sporttrade reserves the right to backout any part of any or all bets on in-play Events that are not completed, subject to approval from IRGC.

 

5.2. You acknowledge and understand that there may be timing issues with respect to the broadcast of sports Events, including differences in timing between the live Event and the broadcast of such live Event, and the timing and availability of the in-play Outcome may affect the offering, placement, and acceptance of wagers on in-play Outcomes, including, but not limited to, extended time for accepting and processing an in-play wager. If an in-play Outcome does not suspend or close at the applicable scheduled closure time or if no scheduled Outcomes close, then as determined by Sporttrade, bets made after the applicable intended closure time can be canceled/backed out at Sporttrade’s discretion. Any bet made after the Outcome has been deemed to occur, or not occur or otherwise already determined will be backed out.

 

5.3. You acknowledge, understand and agree that (i) you may not be able to see or otherwise receive current or recent information or data with respect to Outcomes, which may be a result of, among other things, Internet and network connectivity, the capabilities of hardware and devices, delays in coverage, information or data, human, software and/or system errors, bugs or defects, conflicts or failures of any software or system to operate in accordance with the rules of the relevant Outcome, bet, product or service or communication, timing or display errors; and (ii) Sporttrade shall not be liable for any inability to have current or recent information or data, regardless of the reason for such inability.

 

5.4 In an effort to protect customers from placing bets in Outcomes with wide and/or illiquid pricing, Sporttrade may at times, at its discretion, disallow a Member from placing bets. You acknowledge that the user experience of placing a bet may be interrupted by a “Volatile Outcome” message, or equivalent, and that during any period at which Sporttrade, at its discretion, deems an Outcome to be in a “Volatile Outcome” state, you may not place bets.

 

6. Proposition Wagers

 

6.1. Proposition Wagers Subject to Iowa’s prohibited bets policy; see Section 17.

 

6.1.1. If a governing body of a league rules that a team/individual must forfeit a game/Event due to any circumstances, in advance of the game/Event being started and/or completed on the field of play; all Outcomes directly tied to that Event will be voided.

 

6.1.2. If a governing body of a league rules that a team/individual must forfeit a game/Event due to any circumstances, in advance of the game/Event being started and/or completed on the field of play; all Season long Team and player statistical props and Outcomes related to that game/Event shall be eligible for settlement. For example: The win and loss of the forfeited game will count, the player and team statistical total(s) Outcomes will be eligible for settlement.

 

6.2. Proposition Outcomes in respect of a team or a player's performance in a single game or Event, or for a specified time period within a single game or Event, will be voided if the game or Event is not completed within the timeframe and on the basis set out in the Sport Specific Rules for such game or Event, or if the specified time period is not completed, as applicable, unless otherwise specified, or unless the Outcome has been deemed to have been determined. For example, if “Bryce Harper Over 0.5 Home Runs” is a listed Outcome in the “Philadelphia Phillies at St. Louis Cardinals” Event, and Bryce Harper hits a home run in the 3rd inning, and the game is rained out in the 4th inning, the “Bryce Harper Over 0.5 Home Runs” Outcome will have already been determined to have occurred, and will have Settled at $100.  

 

6.3 Proposition Outcomes in respect of a player in this Section 8.1 will be voided if the applicable player does not participate in the applicable game or Event. Subject to any Sport Specific Rules, a player is deemed to have participated in a game or Event if said player sees game action during the game or the specified time period applicable to the proposition Outcome, as applicable.

 

6.4 Proposition Outcomes in respect to a team or a player's performance over a specified number of games or Events, or over an entire season will be voided if the original schedule of games or Events is not completed, unless otherwise specified, regardless of the status of the wagered Outcome

 

6.5 Proposition Outcomes in respect a team or a player's performance over a series of games or Events (e.g., a best-of-7 series) will be declared “no action” and refunded if the nature of the series is changed (e.g., a series that is originally scheduled to be best-of-7 is changed to best-of-5 or best-of-3), regardless of the status of the wagered Outcome, unless the Outcome has been determined to occur, or not occur prior.

 

6.6 Subject to Sections 8.3. and 8.4, proposition Outcomes in this Section will be eligible for settlement regardless of the failure of any player and/or team to compete for any reason, including but not limited to coaching discretion, injury, illness, change in contractual status, bet, load management, failure to qualify, suspension, sanction, incarceration, or disciplinary action(s) levied against a player or team.

 

7. Futures Outcomes

 

7.1. Futures Outcomes, including but not limited to Team to Qualify for Playoffs, Divisional Winner, Conference Winner, League Championship Winner will be settled based on the applicable league’s or the sport’s governing body’s determination of such result, as applicable. If no winner is declared by the league or the sport’s governing body, then the Outcomes will be voided, unless the Outcome has been determined to occur, or not occur prior. Notwithstanding the foregoing, any subsequent vacancy of a title will not be recognized, and Outcomes will not be resettled.

 

7.2. For futures Outcomes where participants are declared a tie, the Dead Heat rules apply.

 

7.3. Subject to any Sport Specific Rules set out below, futures Outcomes will be eligible for settlement regardless of any change in schedule or season length, game or Event cancellation, game or Event relocation, team relocation, and/or the failure of any player and/or team to compete for any reason, including but not limited to coaching discretion, injury, illness, change in contractual status, bet, load management, failure to qualify, suspension, sanction, incarceration, or disciplinary action(s) levied against a player or team.

 

7.4. Certain teams or participants may not be offered as a listed Outcome due to regulatory requirements. If such a team or participant is the winner of the game or Event, then all listed Outcomes on the game or Event will settle at $0.

 

8. Results and Settlement

 

8.1. An Outcome will be settled on the date of the Event's or the Outcome's conclusion and in the time zone in which the Event takes place.

 

8.2. Except as set forth elsewhere in these House Rules, Outcomes may be settled based on the results provided by the applicable sport’s governing body, third party media or data providers and/or public information at the time of the conclusion of the Event or Outcome.

 

8.3. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Sporttrade may result and settle an Outcome prior to the completion of said Event or Outcome, including, but not limited to, by settling some, but not all, Outcomes in a Market. An example would be a “To Win” Market in a golf Event. Outcomes listed on players who have missed the cut may be settled at $0 before the end of the Event.

 

8.4. Sporttrade reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to void any Outcome  if the Outcome result cannot be determined to Sporttrade satisfaction.

 

     8.5. Sporttrade reserves the right to determine and/or amend the settlement of any Outcome within 48 hours of settlement, as necessary to address scenarios such as conflicting results from sources of Event data or errors caused by incorrect Event or Outcome data, unless otherwise specified in the house rules.

 

 

8.6. You expressly acknowledge and agree that the determination of Sporttrade with respect to any results and settlement of an Outcome are final, determinative and binding and Sporttrade may revise account balances to reflect changes based on the determined results and settlement.

 

8.7. If there is an outage to the app or it is temporarily down, open positions will remain open until settlement.

 

9. Change of Venue

 

9.1. Subject to the Sport Specific Rules, a change in venue shall be addressed as follows:

 

9.1.1. For Outcomes listed for a team sport: if the scheduled venue is changed after an Outcome is listed, but before the Outcome is “In-Play”, the Outcome will be voided.

9.1.2. For Outcomes listed for a team sport: if the scheduled venue is changed after an Outcome is “In-Play”, the Outcome will NOT be voided, and will be eligible for settlement.

9.1.3. For Outcomes listed on things not including a team sport: if the scheduled venue is changed after an Outcome is listed, the Outcome will NOT be voided, and will be eligible for settlement.

 

10. Dead Heats

 

10.1. Dead heat rules apply when there are three or more Outcomes in a Market that result in a tie.

 

10.1.1. If a dead heat exists to win an outright Outcome, the Outcome settlement price will be calculated by dividing (A) $100, the maximum settlement price of an Outcome, by (B) the total number of Outcomes in the Market which have been determined to be “dead heat finishers”.

 

10.1.2. If a dead heat exists in a “To Finish in the Top ‘X’” Market, the Outcome settlement price if the sum of the number of dead heat finishers and the finishers who placed ahead of such dead heat finishers (if any) exceeds ‘X’ will be calculated by multiplying (A) $100, the maximum settlement price of an Outcome, with the (B); the quotient of (i) the available spots for dead heat finishers in the Top ‘X’ (i.e. ‘X’ minus the number of finishers who placed ahead of such dead heat finishers (if any)) divided by (ii) the number of dead heat finishers.

10.1.2.1. By way of example, suppose a customer had a position of +5 Shares on the “Tiger Woods to Finish in the Top 5” Outcome. Suppose further that Tiger Woods and 3 other golfers tie for fourth place. The “Tiger Woods to Finish in the Top 5” Outcome would payout at $100 multiplied by (2 divided by 4) = $50 per share. The customer’s payout would be $250, (not including any commission).  

 

11. Pricing, Odds, Sports Data and Other Information

 

11.1. All Events, Markets, Outcomes, prices, sports data, commissions, and payouts are displayed within the System, including the App.

 

11.2. Any sport Event data, including, but not limited to, Event results, scores or other statistical data is provided “as is” with no representation or warranty.

 

11.3. Sporttrade reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to refuse, counter or otherwise reject any bet and to delete, void, limit or otherwise change any Market, Outcome, price, commission, or payout prior to bet placement.

 

11.4. Gaming system products and services, including user interfaces, display information and data related to Events, Markets, Outcomes, prices, commissions, sports data, and payouts prior to and at the time when you place a bet, and any information or data may change at any time prior to and up to the time you attempt to place a bet. You are responsible for understanding all Events, Markets, Outcomes, prices, sports data, commissions, and payouts, and the information and data related to each of the foregoing, prior to and at the time you are placing a bet and agree that Sporttrade’s final determination as to the interpretation and application of these House Rules and the Events, Markets, Outcomes, prices, sports data, commissions and payouts, and the information and data related to each of the foregoing, is binding on you.

 

11.5. Sporttrade makes reasonable efforts to provide for the accuracy of information and data provided with respect to Events, Markets, Outcomes, prices, sports data, commissions, and payouts. Sporttrade may source information and data from third parties, which is provided to you “as is” with no representation or warranty, and Sporttrade and its licensors, vendors and suppliers expressly disclaim any and all warranties (whether express or implied) as to the timeliness, accuracy or completeness of such information and data and accepts no responsibility or liability for any errors or omissions or any loss, direct or indirect, suffered by you as a result of your use or reliance on it. Your reliance and use of this information or data is entirely at your own risk.

 

11.6. You expressly acknowledge, understand, and agree that Sporttrade reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to correct any inaccuracy or error it determines exists with respect to such information and data. Sporttrade disclaims all representations and warranties that any information and data provided are accurate, error-free, or without delay, and further disclaims all liability for any and all inaccuracies, errors, and/or delays in any information and data on Sporttrade.

11.7 A Member may be restricted in activity if they reach the Sporttrade Platform limit of $5,000,000 in gross aggregate risk across all markets related to a single sporting event. For example, if they exceed the limit, open bets may be canceled or bets may be backed out.

 

12. Refunds and Backouts

 

12.1. Any refund or backout of a wager will be made by Sporttrade in its sole discretion and approval, subject to compliance with regulatory requirements.

 

12.2. Except as otherwise provided, prohibited, or required by or as otherwise set forth in applicable law, rules, and regulations (whether applicable to you or Sporttrade) or the terms, conditions, rules, policies, or other agreements of or with Sporttrade, bets placed by you are subject to acceptance by Sporttrade. Even if a bet is accepted and executed by Sporttrade, you acknowledge and agree and consent to Sporttrade refunding and backing out bets, including, but not limited to, such consent as may arise under or be previously granted under or required by applicable law, rules and regulations or as otherwise set forth in the terms, conditions, rules, policies, or other agreements of or with Sporttrade.

 

12.3. You expressly consent to Sporttrade refunding or backing out any bets that are prohibited by applicable law, rules, and regulations (whether applicable to you or Sporttrade), including, but not limited to, bets on prohibited Outcomes, bets on Outcomes where the result is known (regardless of any system errors that may arise permitting such a bet) and bets in violation of the terms, conditions, rules, policies, or other agreements of or with Sporttrade.

 

12.4. Bets on Outcomes where the Outcome is known are impermissible. You acknowledge and agree that you will not place any bets if the Outcome is known and that any such bet or resulting bet may be backed out by Sporttrade in its sole discretion.

 

12.5. Subject to applicable laws, rules and regulations of the Iowa Racing & Gaming Commission, Sporttrade reserves the right to backout and refund wagers on Outcomes where a change in circumstance makes settling such Outcome an impossibility.

 

13. Obvious Errors

 

13.1. While Sporttrade makes reasonable efforts to avoid obvious errors (also referred to as palpable errors), Sporttrade reserves the right to settle an Outcome at the correct price or backout the wagers and refund any withheld balance, as set out below.

 

13.2. A non-exhaustive list of “obvious errors” is as follows:

 

13.2.1. The price of a bet is greater than $99.99 or less than $0.01;

 

13.2.4. Errors which result from software and/or system bugs or defects;

 

13.2.5. Where Sporttrade continues to accept bets on an Outcome that should be halted due to potential suspicious activity, or the Outcome could be deemed to have been determined;

 

13.2.6. Where an error is made as to the amount of winnings/returns that are paid to the customer, including as a result of a manual or computer input error;

 

13.2.7. Where Outcomes are listed and/or settled for an Event that does not exist.

 

13.3. Sporttrade reserves the right to correct any obvious error with respect to a bet executed, and to settle such underlying Outcome at the correct price and/or terms applicable to such Outcome (absent the obvious error) at the time the bet was made, subject to applicable regulatory requirements.

 

13.4. If obvious errors occur, you acknowledge, understand, and agree that Sporttrade reserves the right to take corrective action to resolve any such obvious errors, including, but not limited to, canceling, voiding, or refunding of any bets or winnings and crediting or debiting of your account to resolve the errors, subject to compliance with applicable regulatory requirements. You agree to cooperate with Sporttrade in resolving any such errors and returning any funds or winnings to Sporttrade that may have been paid to you as a result of such errors, including, but not limited to, Sporttrade reclaiming such funds or winnings from your Account and acknowledge that at all times, Sporttrade reserves the right to correct or otherwise resolve any such obvious errors in its discretion, subject to compliance with applicable regulatory requirements.

 

13.5. It is your responsibility to immediately notify Sporttrade and to cooperate with Sporttrade in resolution of any error or potential error related to your wagering or account activity.

 

13.6. If you have used or withdrawn any funds that have been credited or awarded to your account as a result of an error, including the use of such funds for the placement of bets, you agree that Sporttrade may back out wagers and/or withhold any winnings from such bets and that you will hold any funds credited to your account from such bets in trust for Sporttrade and return such funds to Sporttrade upon demand for payment by Sporttrade.

 

13.7. By using the products or services provided by Sporttrade, you acknowledge, understand, and agree that Sporttrade reserves the right to cancel, remove or otherwise change any of the services at any time.

 

14. Exiting Positions

 

14.1. Sporttrade may offer customers the opportunity to place bets to close their position on any listed Outcome on the Platform.

14.2. If a customer exits an existing position on a listed Outcome, previously withheld funds may be released back to the customer depending on the customer’s risk on the underlying Market the Outcome is listed in. All bets and resulting changes in a customer’s available funds are visible on the Sporttrade app under Account → Activity Ledger.

 

14.3. All bets, regardless of whether they are “risk on” or “risk off” on a listed Outcome for a customer, are subject to all rules, regulations, limitations, and restrictions applicable to wagering, and must be executed within the State of Iowa.

 

14.4. A customer may not be able to immediately exit a position if there isn’t a current price bid or offered on that listed Outcome.

 

14.5 Sporttrade may, at its discretion, allow customer access to some, or all of her realized profits from betting on an Outcome which has not yet settled. The amount of profits derived from betting in and out of positions on unsettled Outcomes not available for betting will be referred to as “restricted profits”. Customers will have full visibility into any funds which are being withheld as “restricted profits” on their Activity Ledger under their Account and in the breakdown of their Portfolio Balance.

 

14.6. In the event of an Event cancellation, rescheduling, or rain-out, Sporttrade reserves the right to void any affected Outcomes. When Sporttrade voids an Outcome, all bets made on the Outcome will be canceled, all commissions will be returned to customers, and any profits made available for use by the customer will be returned.

 

14.7. Sporttrade reserves the right to temporarily restrict all betting on Accounts that abusing Sporttrade's Service.

 

 

15. Prohibited Outcomes

 

15.1. Sports betting on a high school sports Event, a video game that is not sanctioned by a sport’s governing body or equivalent as an electronic competition, or Outcomes listed on propositions on collegiate sports Events.

 

15.2. No bet shall be accepted from a patron under the age of twenty-one years, that does not originate in the State of Iowa, and that does not conform to the laws or Regulations of the State of Iowa.

 

16. Prohibited Participants

 

16.1. As provided in the Terms of Use and as permitted by the jurisdiction, certain individuals may not be permitted to establish an Account, and/or place bets or collect winnings on certain Outcomes.

 

16.2 Sporttrade may restrict or prohibit individuals who are defined as Excluded Person(s) and/or Prohibited Participant(s) in the Terms of Use.

 

16.3 No members of an athletic organization may place bets on the games or Events of the organization in which they are associated with. This includes but is not limited to athletes, coaches, trainers, medical personnel, managers, team affiliates, any employee, contractors, or owners of any professional or collegiate teams

 

16.3.1 Prohibited sports betting participant- Prohibited sports betting participant means any person who is prohibited pursuant to Rule 13.2(7).  This includes prohibiting wagering by coaches, athletic trainers, officials, players, or other individuals who participate in an authorized sporting event in which wagers may be accepted. This also includes prohibiting wagering by persons who are employed in a position with direct involvement with coaches, players, athletic trainers, officials, athletes or participants in an authorized sporting event in which wagers may be accepted.

 

17. Disputes

17.1. If you have any concerns or complaints, please contact Sporttrade customer support team using the following methods;

  1. On twitter at @SporttradeHelp

  2. On the app using the live chat feature

  3. Over email via support@getsporttrade

 

17.2. If you feel you have exhausted all reasonable means to resolve your complaint with Sporttrade, you may contact the Iowa Racing & Gaming Commission through their Contact form (https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScHOosnZqC91gg2Ed141Hw2HJzRhF-6xXnc0KiDvrQTqS2mrg/viewform).

 

INDIVIDUAL SPORT RULES

American Football

General Rules

●  At least ten minutes of official time must elapse in the fourth quarter for listed Outcomes to be eligible for settlement.

●  Overtime counts towards the settlement criteria for all listed Outcomes unless stated otherwise.

●  Any Outcomes listed in abandoned or postponed games will be voided unless played within the same scheduling week; which is from Thursday to Wednesday for NFL and Monday to Tuesday for NCAA Football, local stadium time, except for Outcomes that have been unconditionally determined. In the event of a change of venue, all listed Outcomes will be voided, except in cases where the underlying game has already begun. All listed Outcomes on a game that is officially deemed a forfeit will be voided except for those which have been unconditionally determined.

●  All settlements are based on results and statistics provided by the relevant league’s governing body: www.nfl.com for NFL or www.ncaa.com/stats/football for NCAA Football.

●  In the Event of a tie, all “To Win” listed Outcomes will be voided.

●  All Outright Outcomes include playoffs where applicable, with the exception being where “regular Time only” is clearly stated in the Outcome description.

Point Spread (Handicap) and Total Points Outcomes

●  In Point Spread (Handicap) & Total Points Outcomes, where the listed Outcome is based on a whole number i.e., Over 47 Points or Team A -3 over Team B, the Outcomes will be voided and customers will have any withheld balance returned and any existing available profits. reversed if the score lands on that number.

●  Overtime counts for the purpose of determining whether a listed Outcome has occurred.

Player Prop Outcomes

●  Outcomes for player propositions will only be valid if the player participates in at least one play, unless stated otherwise. If a player is listed as "inactive" for a game on NFL.com or ncaa.com, all Outcomes will be void. In case of a canceled game, only Outcomes that have already been determined will be considered valid.

●  Touchdown Scorer: The Outcome that will settle at $100 is the Outcome based on the player who possesses the ball in the endzone. For example - on a pass TD play, the Outcome of the receiver in the endzone is settled at $100 not the QB Outcome.

●  Player Performance or Player Stat Outcomes:  Where an Outcome is based on the performance of a player or group of players in an NFL match, or in Outcomes that are based on aggregate yards featuring passing/rushing/receiving yardage, touchdowns, turnovers, receptions, rush attempts or other events, the player or all players in the Outcome must enter the field of play for Outcomes to be eligible for settlement unless otherwise stated.

●  Player Sacks: 0.5 sacks are recognized for player sacks. Over/Under Sack outcomes resulting in a push will be voided.

●  Head to Head Outcomes: Head to Head outcomes will be based on player statistics (e.g., Passing yards, Receiving yards, Rushing yards). The player with the higher of the noted statistics will be deemed the winner. Ties will be voided. All players in the Outcome must enter the field of play for Outcomes to be eligible for settlement unless otherwise stated.

Futures/Other Props

●  Regular Season Award Markets: The nominated player must participate on the field, court, course of play, or the like in at least one game during the regular season for Outcomes to be settled. In the event that a player does not participate on the field of play, and is not elected award winner, the Outcome on that player will settle at $0. Any ties, should they occur, would be settled in the dead head format.

●  Regular Season Wins: The teams listed on the Outcome must finish all scheduled regular season games (using the schedule from the first week of the regular season) for the Outcome to be valid, unless the Outcome has been unconditionally determined and the remaining games during the season would not affect the Outcome. If the location of a game is changed, the Outcome will still be valid. Forfeited games that are considered official results will be included in the Outcome of season-long markets. In case of a tie, it will be considered a loss for the settlement of this market.

○  Example 1: One regular season game is canceled for a team that has 10 regular season wins. With a win total of 9.5 regular season wins, this Outcome is unconditionally determined and the Over 9.5 regular season wins will settle at $100 while the Under 9.5 regular season wins will settle at $0.

○  Example 2: One regular season game is canceled for a team that has 3 regular season wins. With a win total of 6.5 regular season wins, this Outcome is unconditionally determined and the Over 6.5 regular season wins will settle at $0 while the Under 6.5 regular season wins will settle at $100.

○  Example 3: One regular season game is canceled for a team that has 8 regular season wins. With a win total of 8.5 regular season wins, this Outcome is not unconditionally determined. Therefore, both the Over 8.5 regular season wins and the Under 8.5 regular season wins will be void.

●  Super Bowl, National Championship, Conference/Division Winner, etc: Bets will be considered valid if the official league or governing body declares a winner for the specified season and market, regardless of any changes to the season length, team location, team name, playoff format, or other factors, unless stated otherwise in these rules.

●  To make/miss the Playoffs: Bets will be settled regardless of the number of regular season games played, provided that the league officially recognizes the team as having qualified for the playoffs.

●  Super Bowl MVP: If a player does not participate in a single play, whether due to injury, disciplinary measures, or any other cause, all bets will be void.

●  The “Yes” Outcome will settle to $100 if the game or games covered in the market end with a final, official score including overtime that, according to the NFL, that has never occurred in the history of the NFL, prior to the game or games in the market. For the avoidance of doubt, Sporttrade will use “https://nflscorigami.com/” to determine if a final, official score to an NFL game indeed triggers a Scoragami.

●  “First scoring team leads entire game?": Stipulates that if the first team to score remains in the lead for the duration of the game, the "yes" outcome would be successful and pay out. However, if there is a tied score at any point during the game, the "yes" outcome will not be successful and will settle at $0.

●  “Player to lead rushing yards": States that in the event of a tie for the most rushing yards between players, the outcome of the prop will be nullified and considered void.

●  Result of Drive Markets: All outcomes of Result of Drive markets begin with the first offensive snap. If a drive ends due to the game clock running out at the end of the half or the game, outcomes will be voided. The Result of Drive outcomes are defined as follows:

○  Offensive Touchdown - The scoring play must begin with an offensive snap and end with an offensive player scoring a touchdown.

○  Field Goal Attempt - Field Goal Attempt is settled as the winner if the kicker kicks the ball. Blocked, missed, or returned  field goals will all be settled as a field goal attempt. Botched and fake field goals in which the kicker does not make contact with the ball are NOT considered a field goal attempt.

○  Punt - Punt will be settled as the winner if the punter kicks the ball before it strikes the ground. All punts returned for a touchdown, muffed punts by the receiving team, and blocked punts will be settled as a Punt. A fake punt attempt or any other play in which the kicker does not kick the ball will NOT be considered a Punt.

○  Turnover or Other - A turnover is classified as the defense gaining possession of the ball. The following will all be included as a Turnover for settlement purposes and settled as the winner:

■  Interception or Fumble Lost

●  The defense recovering and then fumbling back to the offense during the same play will be settled as a Turnover

■  Safety

■  Defensive Touchdown

■  Turnover on Downs 

●  Botched and fake field goals that end the drive are considered Turnover on Downs

●  Fake field goals and fake punts that do not continue the current drive will be considered a Turnover on Downs

●  First Team to Score: A score is considered any scoring play that gives points to the scoring team (e.g., Touchdown, Field Goal Made, Safety). In the scenario where the game concludes with a score of 0-0, all bets will be made void.

●  Score in Both Halves: A score is considered any scoring play that gives points to the scoring team (e.g., Touchdown, Field Goal Made, Safety). The 2nd half includes overtime.

●  Both Teams to Score in all Four Quarters: A score is considered any scoring play that gives points to the scoring team (e.g., Touchdown, Field Goal Made, Safety). The 4th quarter does not include overtime.

●  Two Point Attempt and Successful Two Point Attempt Conversions: At least one Touchdown must be scored for bets to be valid. If no Touchdowns are scored, bets will be voided.

●  Score in the last 2 minutes of first or second half: A score is considered any scoring play that gives points to the scoring team (e.g., Touchdown, Field Goal Made, Safety). The 2nd half does not include overtime for this market.

●  Successful Fourth Down Conversions and Fourth Down Conversion Attempts: Fourth Down conversions completed by acceptance of a penalty will not count as a successful conversion but will count towards Fourth Down conversion attempts.

●  Total Made Field Goals: This refers to the combined total of field goals scored in the game, including those made during overtime. It can represent the aggregate number of field goals scored by both teams or the total scored by each team individually. Extra Point Kicks do not count.

●  Will Go to Overtime: This constitutes if a game is tied at the end of regulation.

●  QB Kneel last play of game: This constitutes the player taking the snap to take a negative yardage rush by placing a knee to the ground on the play. The game must then end prior to any other snap taking place.

●  Will Have a Safety: A safety in football is when the offense is tackled or commits a foul in their own end zone, scoring two points for the defense.

●  Total Points Odd or Even: This refers to the combined final score of both teams.

●  Players to Attempt a Pass: The number of players who attempt a pass in a game, which could include a backup quarterback, offensive lineman, wide receiver, running back, or any other player. Results will be graded based on the governing body statistics. Lateral attempts do not count towards pass attempts.

●  Total Turnovers: The total count of turnovers made by a single team or by both teams together, which only include interceptions and fumble recoveries; a turnover on downs is not included.

NFL Draft

●  The official draft list on nfl.com is used for settlement purposes.

●  Over/Under draft position Outcomes: The Under means the player is chosen with a pick that is less than the designated number and over would be after that designated number, for example a Outcome of ‘Player A over/under draft position 3.5’, if Player A is picked with the second pick of the Draft than “under” Outcomes would settle at $100 and “over” Outcomes would settle at $0. For “over/under draft position” Outcomes, undrafted players are assigned the draft position that comes after the last drafted player.

●  All draft markets will be halted 24 hours prior to the start of the event and will not be made available for subsequent rounds or days in which the event may be held.

Quarter and Half Outcomes

●  For listed Outcomes based on the specific quarters or halves, the entire period of play must be played unless the result is already determined, except second half Outcomes which do include overtime if played, unless stated otherwise.

●  The fourth quarter does not include overtime.

Baseball

General Rules

●  All settlements of Outcomes are based on the results and statistics provided by the MLB.

●  Should a game not start on the day of the officially listed start time, as stated by the MLB, due to a rain delay or other similar Events, all Outcomes will be voided. The day of the event will be considered the day according to the time zone in which the game was scheduled to be played.

●  Unless otherwise stated additional innings, where applicable, count for settlement purposes.

●  Sporttrade reserves the right to halt betting on any MLB Outcome at any time during or before any MLB game, including before and during rain delays.

●  If a regular season game is suspended and does not reach its conclusion by 4:00 AM local time two calendar days after the day that the game commenced, then all unsettled Outcomes  will be voided. The only exceptions are MLB Play-In and Playoff games, for which bets will stand until the game is finished.

●  For all MLB games, Outcomes will not be void in the event that one or both teams changes their listed pitcher for the game.

●  If a game has started but is not official (Under 4.5 innings home team tied or down), all Outcomes may remain un-halted until the game is either resumed or scheduled to continue the next day. In the event that the game is scheduled to continue the next day, Sporttrade will halt betting in all Outcomes.

Winner Outcome

●  In the Event of a shortened game, results for game winner Outcomes are official after 5 innings of play, or 4.5 innings should the home team be leading coming to bat in the bottom of the 5th (the 4.5 Innings Rule.) Should a game be called, the Outcome that shall be settled at $100 is determined by the score after the last full inning completed (unless the home team score to tie, or take the lead in the bottom half of the inning, in which the Outcome that shall be settled at $100 is determined by the score at the time the game is suspended)

Run Line and Total Runs Outcomes

●  Unless otherwise stated, and except for Outcomes which have been unconditionally determined,  require a minimum of 9 innings play for bets to stand (8.5 innings should the home team be ahead); the 8.5 Innings Rule.

○  Should the home team manage to tie the score in the 9th inning, and subsequently, the game is delayed or suspended, not reaching its conclusion before 4:00 AM local time two calendar days after the game's start, then all bets will be recognized as void, unless unconditionally determined.

●  For the purposes of clarity, if 8 runs have been scored by the 3rd inning, and the game is rained out in the 4th inning, the “Over 7.5 Runs” Outcome will have been settled at $100 because that Outcome will have been unconditionally determined.

 

Player Prop Outcomes

 

Batter Props

●  Unless otherwise stated, and except for Play Prop Outcomes which have been unconditionally determined, Batter Prop Outcomes require a minimum of 9 innings of play (8.5 innings if the home team is ahead) as per the 8.5 Innings Rule. However, if a batter has been substituted, bets will still be eligible for settlement in the event of a shortened game.

●  Batting Player Props (Hits, Home Runs, Runs, RBIs, Combos, etc.): Outcomes will be voided if the specified player does not start and record a plate appearance.

●  Player Total Bases: All outcomes will be voided if the specified player does not start and record a plate appearance. Player Total Bases are recorded through hits only and do not include walks, reaching base due to hit by pitch, reaching base due to an error, or reaching base due to a fielder's choices.

●  Total Bases: this is determined by summing the value of all their hits: 1 for a single, 2 for a double, 3 for a triple, and 4 for a home run.

Pitcher Props

●  Unless otherwise stated, and except for Play Prop Outcomes which have been unconditionally determined, Pitcher Prop Outcomes require a minimum of 9 innings of play (8.5 innings if the home team is ahead) as per the 8.5 Innings Rule. However, if a pitcher has completed his outing and has been substituted, bets will still be eligible for settlement in the event of a shortened game.

●  Pitcher Strikeouts / Outs / Hits Allowed / Walks / Earned Runs: All outcomes will be voided if the specified starting pitcher does not start and throw at least one pitch. .

Futures/Other Props

●  World Series Winner, AL/NL Pennant Winner, Division Champions, etc: Bets will be considered valid if the official league or governing body declares a winner for the specified season and market, regardless of any changes to the season length, team location, team name, playoff format, or other factors, unless stated otherwise in these rules.

●  To make/miss the Playoffs: Bets will be settled regardless of the number of regular season games played, provided that the league officially recognizes the team as having qualified for the playoffs.

●  Series Correct Score Outcomes: Customers are wagering on the exact series result. Should the series be shortened from its original length, then all Outcomes would be voided but for those which have been unconditionally determined.

●  World Series MVP Outcomes: If a player does not engage in a single at-bat, regardless of whether it is due to injury, disciplinary actions, or any other reason, all bets will be deemed void.

●  Regular Season Award Markets: The nominated player must participate on the field, court, course of play, or the like in at least one game during the regular season for Outcomes to be settled. In the event that a player does not participate on the field of play, and is not elected award winner, the Outcome on that player will settle at $0. Any ties, should they occur, would be settled in the dead head format.

●  Regular Season Win Totals (Baseball): The teams listed on the Outcome must finish all scheduled regular season games (using the schedule from the first day of the regular season) for the Outcome to be valid, unless the Outcome has been unconditionally determined and the remaining games during the season would not affect the Outcome. If the location of a game is changed, the Outcome will still be valid. Forfeited games that are considered official results will be included in the Outcome of season-long markets. In case of a tie, it will be considered a loss for the settlement of this market.

○  Example 1: One regular season game is canceled for a team that has 80 regular season wins. With a win total of 78.5 regular season wins, this Outcome is unconditionally determined and the Over 78.5 regular season wins will settle at $100 while the Under 78.5 regular season wins will settle at $0.

○  Example 2: One regular season game is canceled for a team that has 65 regular season wins. With a win total of 68.5 regular season wins, this Outcome is unconditionally determined and the Over 68.5 regular season wins will settle at $0 while the Under 68.5 regular season wins will settle at $100.

○  Example 3: One regular season game is canceled for a team that has 86 regular season wins. With a win total of 86.5 regular season wins, this Outcome is not unconditionally determined. Therefore, both the Over 86.5 regular season wins and the Under 86.5 regular season wins will be void.

  • Xth Inning Markets: For innings 1-8, wagers are eligible for settlement only after the entirety of the inning has been completed.

    • All wagers will stand if the top of the 9th inning is completed and the home team does not bat.

    • Wagers on innings that are not completed due to the game being shortened will be voided.

    • In the event of a tie, wagers will be voided if there is no tie option included.

●  First 3 Innings: All bets will be voided if the specified number of innings is not completed, unless outcomes are unconditionally determined. Winner outcomes that end in a tie will be voided.

●  First 5 Innings: All bets will be voided if the specified number of innings is not completed, unless outcomes are unconditionally determined; however, outcomes may be settled if the game is suspended in the bottom of the fifth inning with the home team ahead. Winner outcomes that end in a tie will be voided.

●  First 7 Innings: All bets will be voided if the specified number of innings is not completed, unless outcomes are unconditionally determined; however, outcomes may be settled if the game is suspended in the bottom of the seventh inning with the home team ahead. Winner outcomes that end in a tie will be voided.

Basketball

General Rules

●  Regulation time up to five minutes remaining must elapse for all game Outcomes to be eligible for settlement. For contests that do not meet this elapsed time requirement or are canceled for any reason, all Outcomes will be void unless unconditionally determined.

●  The game must start on the scheduled date (local stadium time) for bets to have action.

●  If a contest has started, is subsequently delayed, and then resumed within 48 hours of the start time, all Outcomes will stand and be eligible for settlement. In the event that the game is scheduled to continue the next day, Sporttrade will halt betting in all Outcomes. If the contest does not resume within 48 hours, all outcomes will be voided unless unconditionally determined.

●  If the scheduled venue is changed, all Outcomes on a contest will be voided.

●  Overtime counts for all Outcomes unless otherwise stated.

●  Official results for basketball games will be sourced from the respective governing body websites: NBA games from www.nba.com, WNBA games from www.wnba.com, and NCAA Men's Basketball games from www.ncaa.com. In the event of a clear error in statistics or results, an alternative source may be utilized for settling outcomes.

Player Prop Outcomes

●  All stats-based Outcomes (player points, assists, rebounds, etc) are settled on score at full time inclusive of overtime

●  Outcomes for player propositions will only be valid if the player enters the game, unless stated otherwise. If a player is listed as "inactive" for a game on NBA.com, all Outcomes will be void. In case of a canceled game, only Outcomes that have already been determined will be considered valid.

○  Player Performance or Player Stat Outcomes:  Where an Outcome is based on the performance of a player or group of players in an NBA match, or in Outcomes that are based on aggregate points, rebounds, assists, turnovers, or other events, the player or all players in the Outcome must enter the game for Outcomes to be eligible for settlement unless otherwise stated.

Futures/Other Props

●  Champion, Conference/Division Winner, etc: Bets will be considered valid if the official league or governing body declares a winner for the specified season and market, regardless of any changes to the season length, team location, team name, playoff format, or other factors, unless stated otherwise in these rules.

●  To make/miss the Playoffs: Bets will be settled regardless of the number of regular season games played, provided that the league officially recognizes the team as having qualified for the playoffs.

○  Playing in play-in games does not qualify a team for the playoffs.

●  Series Winner: The winning team in the given series will be the one that moves forward to the next phase of the contest or secures the championship title.

●  Race To: The team to achieve the specified number of points first will be deemed the winner. If the number of points is not reached by either team, then outcomes will be voided unless a “Neither” option is offered.

Quarter and Half Outcomes

●  For listed Outcomes based on the specific quarters or halves, the entire period of play must be played unless the result is already determined, except second half Outcomes which do include overtime if played, unless stated otherwise.

●  The fourth quarter does not include overtime.

All Golf

General Rules

●  All Outcomes will be settled based on the official results determined by the relevant governing body, and any changes or amendments to the results will not be taken into account (unless the governing body announces a correction within 24 hours of the initial settlement to adjust the results).

●  A player is deemed to have started once they have teed off. If the player withdraws or is disqualified after teeing off, then any Outcome listed on that player (i.e., Top 5, To Win, etc.) will settle at $0.

●  If a player does not start an Event, all Outcomes listed on that player will be voided.

●  Should a tournament be shortened or otherwise affected due to weather conditions, the trophy presentation will govern settlement for the Winner Outcome. The shortened duration will also govern settlement for all other markets within the tournament including Tournament Match-ups, Top X Finish, Make / Miss Cut, and all other 72-hole Outcomes provided at least 36 holes of the Event have been completed, unless otherwise stated. Should 36 holes not be completed then all Outcomes on that Event will be voided except Outcomes that have already been unconditionally determined.

○  If a tournament is reduced to less than the scheduled number of rounds, all bets executed after the last shot of the previous completed round will be voided.

●  If a golf tournament doesn't start or is abandoned within 10 days of its originally scheduled date, all outcomes will be made void.

●  When more than one player shares the same lowest score in a tournament and there is no play-off, Outcomes are settled by the normal dead heat method outlined in the “Settlement of Outcomes” section. In the event of a play-off the result of the play-off will determine the winner of the tournament.

Matchup Markets

●  In the event of a listed player being withdrawn/disqualified before the listed player has teed off, then all match-up outcomes involving the withdrawn/disqualified player will be voided.

●  Bets are action once all players in the match-up have teed off. If a player withdraws or is disqualified after starting play, the player who has completed the most holes is declared the winner. If both players complete the same number of holes, the one with the lower score is deemed the winner.

●  If one player misses the cut, their opponent is deemed the winner; however, if both players miss the cut, the player with the lower score wins.

●  In the event of a player being withdrawn/disqualified after making the cut, when his opponent(s) have already missed the cut, the player(s) being withdrawn/disqualified will be eligible for settlement at $100, depending on the performance of other golfers in the listed group.

●  For markets involving groupings larger than three players over an 18-hole stretch (such as 4-ball, 5-ball, and so on), Dead Heat rules are applicable.

●  72 Hole Tournament Match-ups: If a player in the match-up does not tee off, then all bets will be made void. The player with the fewest strokes over the specified duration (18 holes or Tournament) will be declared the winner. In the event that both players in the match-up tie via finishing position, bets will be made void unless a “Tie” option is offered.

○  If both golfers in a matchup are in a play-off, the winner of the play-off is deemed the winner of the matchup. All other play-off participants who do not win the play-off tie each other.

○  In tournaments employing the Stableford scoring system, the player who scores the highest number of points in the tournament is declared the winner.

●  18 Hole 2 & 3 Ball Markets: The player with the fewest strokes over 18 holes will be declared the winner. In 2-ball markets, if a tie option isn't available, positions will be void. For 3-ball markets, Dead Heat rules will apply. If all players do not tee off, all bets will be made void.

○  In tournaments employing the Stableford scoring system, the player who scores the highest number of points in the round is declared the winner.

○  End of tournament play-offs will not be taken into account for settlement of Fourth Round Match-ups.

○  If a round is abandoned or there is an alteration in the scheduled number of holes, then bets will be declared void, unless the outcome is already unconditionally determined

○  In the event of changes to pairings or groups, bets will continue to be active and will be settled accordingly

Matchplay Markets

●  Bets based on the official tournament and match results will be settled using those results. This applies when a match concludes prematurely, whether due to a mutual decision between players or because of an injury.

●  Match Winner: Outcomes on a 2-way Match Winner (this includes Singles, Fourball, and Foursome match formats) will be determined by the winner, even if extra holes are needed. If the 2-way match ends in a draw, all outcomes will be made void. For the 3-way Match result that offers a tie option, extra holes (after 18 holes) played are not considered.

Team Matchplay Events (i.e., Ryder Cup)

●  If the original structure/format of an Event changes after the tournament starts, Sporttrade reserves the right to void Outcomes affected by this change.

●  Winner: The team with the highest score will be considered the winner and settle at $100. In the case of a Tie, the “Tie” option will be considered the winner and settle at $100 regardless if either team retains the Cup or Trophy based on prior results.

●  To Lift The Trophy: Bets are determined based on the team that receives the Cup or Trophy. This encompasses the team that retains the trophy in the event of a tie. In the Presidents Cup, for the "To Lift Trophy" outcome (excluding the "Tie" option), Dead Heat rules will be applied

●  Event Exact Score: Outcomes will be settled based on the official results of the event with the higher score corresponding to the winning team.

Finishing Positions

●  Finishing position is decided by result posted by the governing body of that tournament (i.e., PGA Tour, European Tour.) Example of finishing position: if a player finishes in a tie for a position (e.g. tied 10th), dead-heat rules will apply (e.g., if there is a 3-way tie for 10th, then those 3 Outcomes will each settle at $33.33 in the “Top 10” Outcome). If a player is disqualified, retires injured or withdraws, that player will be deemed to have finished last. Bets stand once the player has teed off on the first hole.

Make The Cut/Miss The Cut

●  Miss The Cut Outcomes are settled at the end of the 2nd round (or 3rd round if the cut is specified to be after 3rd round). If the tournament is suspended before the completion of the 2nd round (or 3rd round if the cut is specified to be after 3rd round), then all “Miss the Cut” Outcomes will be voided, except for those which have already been settled. Any withdrawal or disqualification prior to the completion of the 2nd round (or 3rd round if the cut is specified to be after 3rd round) is considered missing the cut.

Player Round Score

●  Determine whether a golfer’s round score will be over or under the listed round score total for a specified round.

●  Bets will be voided if a player’s round is not fully completed.

●  Bets will stand on rounds carried over to the following day due to weather or other circumstances.

●  Play-off hole scores will not count towards Player Round Score outcomes.

Tournament Finishing Score

●  Bets are based on what the Tournament winner’s winning score is at the end of the tournament. Play-off scores will not be included for settlement purposes. All bets will be voided if the tournament is shortened for any reason.

Cut Line Score

●  Bets are based on whether the 36-hole cut score (or 54-hole cut score if the cut is specified to be after 3rd round) will be higher or lower than the specified cut number relative to par. If a player fails to complete 36 holes (or 54-holes if the cut is specified to be after 3rd round) or if there is any change to the cut format, bets will be voided.

Number of Players that finish under par

●  Bets are based on the number of players that will finish the tournament with an overall score under par. Even par does not count as under par.

●  If a tournament is reduced to less than the scheduled number of rounds, all bets will be voided unless unconditionally determined.

●  If a player withdraws or is disqualified after teeing off then they will be considered ‘Over Par’.

Top Nationality

●  The winner of the top specified nationality will be settled in the same way as the outright winner noted above; however, Dead Heat rules apply.

●  If a player is withdrawn/disqualified before teeing off, then bets on said player will be voided while bets on other players in the market will stand.

●  If a player is withdrawn/disqualified after teeing off, then bets on said player will stand and be eligible for settlement.

●  If all players in the group miss the cut, the player with the lower score wins.

●  If the winning player is not among those listed, all bets will still be upheld and the player in the listed group with the lowest score will be deemed the winner.

Top Debutant

●  The winner of the top debutante will be settled in the same way as the outright winner noted above; however, Dead Heat rules apply.

●  If a player is withdrawn/disqualified before teeing off, then bets on said player will be voided while bets on other players in the market will stand.

●  If a player is withdrawn/disqualified after teeing off, then bets on said player will stand and be eligible for settlement.

●  If all players in the group miss the cut, the player with the lower score wins. If the winning player is not among those listed, all bets will still be upheld and the player in the listed group with the lowest score will be deemed the winner.

●  Debutant is defined as a player playing in the specific tournament for the first time.

X Round Leader

●  The player with the leading score at the end of the specified round will be deemed the winner, Dead Heat rules apply.

●  If a player is withdrawn/disqualified before teeing off, then bets on said player will be voided. If a player is withdrawn/disqualified after teeing off, then bets will stand and be eligible for settlement.

●  If the round is not fully played for any reason then bets will be made void.

First Time Winner

●  Bets are based on if the tournament will be won by a player who has never won the specified tournament before.

Tournament Winning Margin

●  Bets are based on how many shots the winning player will win the specified tournament by. Play-off scores are not considered.

●  All bets will be voided if the tournament is shortened for any reason.

●  If 2 or more players go into a playoff, the winning selection will be ‘Playoff’.

Tournament Wire to Wire Winner

●  Bets are based on the winner of the tournament to be the tournament leader at the end of each specified round from the first round to the final round, ties included.

●  All scheduled rounds must be completed for bets to stand.

Highest Tournament Round Score

●  Bets are based on the highest individual round score scored by a player during the specified tournament.

●  Bets will be voided if the round is not fully completed.

●  36 holes must be completed for bets to stand.

Lowest Tournament Round Score

●  Bets are based on the lowest individual Round score scored by a player during the specified tournament.

●  Bets will be voided if the round is not fully completed.

●  36 holes must be completed for bets to stand.

Player Round Pars, Birdies or better, and Bogeys or Worse

●  Bets are based on the number of pars, birdies, eagles, and bogeys a specific player makes on a specific tournament round.

●  Any eagles or better will count as birdies while any double bogeys or worse will count as bogeys.

●  If a player does not complete 18 holes for any reason then all bets will be void, unless the outcome is already determined.

Player(s) vs the Field

●  The winner of Player(s) vs the Field will be settled in the same way as other matchups noted above in the “Matchup Markets” section.

●  Bets will be voided if any player listed within the "Player(s)” withdraws prior to teeing off the first round (for tournament markets) or prior to teeing off the specified round (for specified round markets). Bets will stand if any player listed within the “Player(s)” is withdrawn/disqualified after teeing off.

Hole Winner Markets

●  If a player does not tee off on the specified hole due to withdrawal/disqualification, then all bets will be voided.

●  If a player is withdrawn/disqualified after teeing off on the specified hole, then all bets will stand and the player withdrawn/disqualified will settle as the loser.

●  Should multiple players achieve the lowest score, Dead Heat rules will be applied unless a “Tie” option is offered.

Player Hole Score

●  Bets involving what score a player will make on a given hole.

●  Bets are void If there is a change in par of the hole.

●  If a player does not tee off on the specified hole due to withdrawal/disqualification, then all bets will be voided.

●  If a player is withdrawn/disqualified after teeing off on the specified hole, the "Over" outcomes will be settled as the winner.

Group Betting

●  The player with the fewest strokes from the specified group will be declared the winner when the Tournament concludes.

●  If a player in the specified group does not tee off before the tournament starts due to withdrawal/disqualification, then all bets will be voided.

●  36 holes must be completed for bets to stand.

Hole in One

●  Bets are based on if a hole in one will be scored during the specified duration (tournament or specific round). Bets on tournament Hole in Ones will stand as long as a minimum of 36 holes of the tournament are played, unless unconditionally determined.

●  Bets on round Hole in Ones will stand as long as the round is completed, unless unconditionally determined. Rounds carried over to the following day due to weather or other circumstances will stand.

●  Should a Hole in One occur, yet the tournament concludes without reaching 36 holes, the 'Yes' choice in the 'Hole in One' market will be graded as the winner.

Albatross

●  Bets are based on if an Albatross will be scored during the specified duration (tournament or specific round). Bets on tournament Albatross will stand as long as a minimum of 36 holes of the tournament are played, unless unconditionally determined.

●  Bets on round Albatross will stand as long as the round is completed, unless unconditionally determined. Rounds carried over to the following day due to weather or other circumstances will stand.

●  Should an Albatross occur, yet the tournament concludes without reaching 36 holes, the 'Yes' choice in the 'Albatross' market will be graded as the winner.

Hockey

General Rules

●  Games must go 55 minutes for Outcomes to be eligible for settlement. In the event a game is suspended prior to the 55th minute of play, Outcomes will be voided except for those which have been unconditionally determined.

●  All settlements are based on results and statistics provided by www.nhl.com.

 

●  The game must start on the scheduled date (local stadium time) for bets to have action.

●  If a contest has started, is subsequently delayed, and then resumed within 48 hours of the start time, all Outcomes will stand and be eligible for settlement. In the event that the game is scheduled to continue the next day, Sporttrade will halt betting in all Outcomes. If the contest does not resume within 48 hours, all outcomes will be voided unless unconditionally determined.

●  Overtime (including any subsequent shootout) counts towards all related listed Outcome settlements unless stated otherwise, and Outcomes that include Overtime and Shootout will be settled by adding a single goal to the team who wins the shootout. "To Win", puck line, and totals Outcomes include Overtime, unless "60 Minute" or similar language is used in the Outcome and/or Market description.

●  60-minute Outcomes are settled on 60 minutes of play. Overtime and shootout goals are not included.

Player Prop Outcomes

●  Outcomes for player propositions will only be valid if the player enters the game, unless stated otherwise. If a player is listed as "inactive" for a game on NHL.com, all Outcomes will be voided.

○  First / Anytime Goalscorer: Overtime counts for settlement of these Outcomes. Outcomes will be eligible for settlement regardless if a player enters the game or does not enter the game. Own goals do not count towards settlement.

Futures/Other Props

●  Stanley Cup Champion, Conference/Division Winner, etc: Bets will be considered valid if the official league or governing body declares a winner for the specified season and market, regardless of any changes to the season length, team location, team name, playoff format, or other factors, unless stated otherwise in these rules.

●  To make/miss the Playoffs: Bets will be settled regardless of the number of regular season games played, provided that the league officially recognizes the team as having qualified for the playoffs.

●  Series Winner: The winning team in the given series will be the one that moves forward to the next phase of the contest or secures the championship title

●  Period Outcomes: Bets will only be considered valid if the entire relevant period of play is completed, unless the result has already been unconditionally determined. Third period outcomes do not include Overtime.  If the match is suspended before the completion of the period, then the Outcomes will be voided except for those which have been unconditionally determined.

Soccer

General Rules

●  All soccer Outcomes will be settled in accordance with official league results unless otherwise specified. All Outcomes on soccer are automatically on the basis of 90 minutes' play unless otherwise stated for that particular Outcome. 90 minutes' play includes time added on by referee for stoppages. This does not include extra time, penalty shoot-out, or golden goal.

●  For matches that are scheduled for a lesser duration (e.g., 60, 70 or 80) as agreed by the laws of the competition in which they are competing or agreed by both sides prior to kick-off. In such cases, all Outcomes will be settled at the end of the agreed game length which includes time added on by the referee for stoppages whether the game length is advertised by Sporttrade or not.

●  Results, Goal Line, and Total Goals Outcomes: Outcome settlements are determined by the final score at the conclusion of regulation. This encompasses any additional injury or stoppage time, but excludes extra time, penalty shoot-outs, or golden goals.

●  To Advance Outcomes: Outcome settlements are based on the results after considering extra time, in addition to the final score at the end of regular play. This includes any added injury or stoppage time but does not account for penalty shoot-outs or golden goals. The Outcome that settles at $100 will be the team that moves forward to the next phase of the contest or secures the championship title.

●  All Outcomes on an unplayed or postponed match will be voided if the event has been moved to more than 48 hours in the future. If the venue of the match changes, Outcomes will remain eligible for settlement as long as the Home Team remains designated as the Home Team or the venue is changed to a neutral site. Outcomes will be voided if these criteria are not met for venue changes.

●  In circumstances where over 90% of the scheduled match time has been completed and the referee ends the match before the allotted time has elapsed then Sporttrade will use that result for the settlement of all Outcomes.

●  If a match is abandoned after the match has started, all Outcomes will be voided except for those which have been unconditionally determined. If a suspended match is continued from the point of Suspension and completed before the end of the next calendar day, then all Outcomes on the match will be eligible for settlement. If a suspended match is not continued from the point of suspension and completed before the end of the next calendar day, then all Outcomes will be voided except for those which have been unconditionally determined.

Player Prop Outcomes

●  Outcomes for player propositions will only be valid if the player enters the game, unless stated otherwise. If a player is listed as "inactive" for a game, all Outcomes will be voided.

●  First Goalscorer: Outcomes will be settled after the first goal. "Own goals” do not count, should the first goal of the game be an "own goal", the Outcome listed on the player who scores the first non own  goal will settle at $100. If the "own goal" is the only goal of the game, the 'no goalscorer' Outcome will settle at $100.  Once a non-"own goal" is scored, all Outcomes in the Market will settle.

●  Last Goalscorer: Outcomes will be settled at the conclusion of the game. Extra time, other than injury time, is not included. If the match is suspended before the completion of regular time, then the Outcome listed on the last goal scorer shall settle at $100, and all other Outcomes shall settle at $0. If the match is suspended before the completion of regular time, and no goal, or only an "own goal" has been scored, then all Outcomes will be voided.  Please note that "own goals” do not count, should the last goal of the game be an "own goal", the Outcome listed on the last player who scores the goal before the "own goal" will settle at $0. If the "own goal" is the only goal of the game, 'no goalscorer' will be settled as the winner.

●  Anytime Goalscorer: Outcomes are resulted at the end of regular time, any Outcome listed on a player that does not take part in the match will be voided. Please note that "own goals" do not count. If the match is suspended, then all Outcomes will be voided except for those which have been unconditionally determined.

●  First Team To Score: Outcomes will be settled once the result is known. Please note that "own goals" DO count towards the team that’s awarded the goal.

●  Last Team To Score: Outcomes are settled at the end of regular time. If the match is suspended before the completion of regular time, then the Outcomes will be voided if no goal has been scored. Please note that "own goals" count towards the team that’s awarded the goal.

●  Both Teams To Score/Team Not To Score/Teams To Score: Outcomes will be settled once a result has been reached. If the match is suspended after the match has started, all Outcomes will be voided except for those which have been unconditionally determined.

●  Clean Sheet/Team To Score/Total Goals: Outcomes are settled once a result has been reached.  If the match is suspended after the match has started, all Outcomes will be voided except for those which have been unconditionally determined. Please note that "own goals" count towards the team that’s awarded the goal.

Futures/Other Props

●  Tournament Winner: The winning team in the given tournament/cup will be the one that moves forward to the final phase of the contest and secures the championship title.

Tennis

General Rules

●  All tennis Outcomes will be settled in accordance with the official website for each tournament or tournaments governing body

●  In the event of a tennis match not taking place or if a player is given a walkover, Outcomes on the match are deemed void.

●  In the event of a change in the number of sets to be played, Winner Outcomes will be eligible for settlement, all other Outcomes will be voided.

●  Regardless of changes in venue, court surface, or transitioning between indoor and outdoor settings, all bets remain valid and active.

●  In the event that a game is postponed, disrupted, or rearranged due to factors such as weather disturbances, insufficient lighting, or unforeseen circumstances, all bets on the match will remain active and valid until the conclusion of the match.

Winner Outcome

●  In the case a player withdraws or is disqualified once the match has started, bets made on the Winner market will remain in effect, as long as at least one Set has been completed, otherwise these bets will be void.

Total Games Outcomes and Games Spread Outcomes

●  In case a player withdraws or is disqualified once the match has started, bets made on any Total and Spread markets will be made void unless unconditionally determined.

●  Tiebreakers and super tiebreakers in tennis are recognized as one game

○  For instance, if a set is tied at 6-6, a tiebreaker is required. If the outcome of this tiebreaker is 7-5, then the set's final score will be 7-6. In this situation, the total number of games accounted for in the set is 13.

○  In doubles matches, and sometimes in other cases, a super tiebreaker may be played instead of a traditional third set. This is usually a race to 10 points with a 2 point advantage. Similar to regular tiebreakers, this super tiebreaker also counts as a one game.

Total Sets Outcomes and Set Spread Outcomes

●  In case a player withdraws or is disqualified once the match has started, bets made on any Total and Spread markets will be made void unless unconditionally determined.

○  For instance, in a best-of-three sets tennis match featuring Novak Djokovic against Rafael Nadal, where Djokovic leads 1-0 and withdraws during the second set, bets on Djokovic +1.5 sets would be deemed winners, while wagers on Nadal -1.5 sets would lose.  This is because, with Djokovic's withdrawal, it's mathematically impossible for him to lose by more than 1.5 sets under any circumstances.

○ Similarly, if the match is tied at 1-1 in sets, in a best-of-three scenario, and either player withdraws before the match is complete, bets on over 2.5 sets would be settled as winners, and those on under 2.5 sets as losers.

Futures/Other Props

●  Tournament Winner: The winning player in the given tournament will be the one that moves forward to the final phase of the contest and secures the championship title. If a player does not play a single point in the tournament, then bets on that player will be void. If a player has started a match and is disqualified or withdraws for any reason, the player is eligible for settlement.

MMA and Boxing

General Rules

●  Bets will be settled according to the official result announced at the end of the bout. Later appeals or amendments won't influence the settlement (except if the alteration was caused by a human mistake at the time the result was announced)

●  In the event that a fight is postponed, canceled, or declared a 'No Contest', all outcomes will be deemed void, unless settlement has already been determined.

●  Should the bout fail to take place as originally scheduled and is not conducted on the same date, all corresponding bets will be void. This rule will be enforced immediately following the official date announcement by the governing body

●  In the event of a 'draw' being declared, all ‘to win’ Outcomes will be voided

●  In the event of a fighter being disqualified during a match, their opponent will be declared as the victor

MMA Market Rules

Total Rounds

●  For “Total Rounds” settlement purposes, half a round is calculated as one-half the amount of time of a full round; ie. 2:30 for a 5:00 round.

●  Should a fight be stopped during a round, any time prior to 2 minutes and 30 seconds will be considered as 'under', while anything beyond this point will be regarded as 'over’.

●  If the number of official planned rounds of a fight is changed, positions placed on total outcomes will be made void.

●  If the fight is stopped precisely at 2 minutes and 30 seconds of the round, positions placed on total outcomes will be made void.

Boxing Market Rules

Total Rounds

●  For 'Total Rounds' settlement purposes, half a round is calculated as one-half the amount of time of a full round; i.e., 1:30 for a 3:00 round, or 1:00 for a 2:00 round

●  Should a fight be stopped during a round, any time prior to the halfway point of that round will be considered as 'under', while anything after this point will be regarded as 'over

●  If the number of official planned rounds of a fight is changed, positions placed on total outcomes will be made void.

●  If the fight is stopped precisely at the halfway point of the round, positions placed on total outcomes will be made void.

Motor Racing

General Rules

●  Outcomes based on a race that does not start within a week of the scheduled start date will be void.

●  If a race is abandoned and no presentation position or official result is declared all Outcomes on that race will be voided except for Outcomes which have been unconditionally determined.

●  If the scheduled venue is changed, all Outcomes on said race will be voided.

●  The start of the race is the signal to commence the warm up lap if a driver is not on the grid or ready to start from the pit lane when the signal is given, all Outcomes based on that driver will be voided.

●  The settlement of all markets will be based on the official results provided on the website of the relevant governing body of the league at the time of the conclusion of the race.

NASCAR

●  Any modifications in the final standings resulting from appeals, penalties, or scoring inaccuracies after the race has ended will not be recognized. Instead, the settlement will occur following the conclusion of the race and post-race inspection.

F1 / IndyCar Racing / Other Motor Racing Leagues

●  The settlement of all markets will be based on the official results provided on the website of the relevant governing body of the league at the time of the podium presentation. Any inquiries or disqualifications that may occur after the podium presentation will not have an impact on the settlement.

Cricket

General Rules

●  If there is a change in the location of a match, pre-existing bets will still be valid, given that the designated home team remains the same. Conversely, if the home and away teams in a scheduled match are switched, all bets will be made void.

●  Should a match be called off, all bets will be declared void if it isn't rescheduled to commence within 48 hours of the originally advertised start time

●  In the event a match is abandoned due to outside interference and no official outcome is proclaimed, all bets will be deemed void, unless settlement has already been determined or the match is resumed on the same calendar day

Limited Overs Matches:

●  In the event of a match resulting in a tie, and a super over or bowl out is conducted, the outcome of the match will be determined based on the result of the super over or bowl out. However, if the tie is resolved by a coin toss or any other method, then all bets will be declared  void.

●  If a match is shortened for any reason, bets will be resolved according to the official winner as determined by the governing body's rules. This is applicable even when procedures such as the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern (DLS) method, or similar, are invoked to announce the official result of the match. Nonetheless, if no official result can be established, then all associated bets will be declared void.

Olympics (Summer and Winter)

General Rules

  • The official result will be based on the podium presentation, and any later changes to the result will not be considered for settlement purposes.

  • In the event of a tie, dead heat rules will apply to any futures or outright outcomes.

  • Participants/Teams must compete for wagers to stand, otherwise wagers will be made void.

  • If an Olympic event (summer or winter) is postponed or abandoned, wagers will be void unless the event is completed before the closing ceremony. In that case, wagers will stand.

Futures/Other Props

  • Most Medals/Gold Medals: Bet on which country/athlete will win the most medals or the most gold medals.

  • Total Medals/Gold Medals: Bet on the over/under medal count of a country or athlete.