Which sports betting rules are applicable to all sports?

Sports Betting Rules Applicable to All Sports

1. All sporting events must take place on the date and at the site scheduled - unless otherwise specified. Time changes within a day do not affect wagers. If an event is postponed, rescheduled and/or relocated before it starts, that event will automatically be graded "No Action" and your money will be refunded to your Bodog account.

2. For betting purposes, the winner of an event or game will be determined on the date of the event's conclusion, and according to house wagering rules and regulations.

3. Bodog does not recognize suspended games, protests or overturned decisions for wagering purposes.

 

Bodog General Rules

Please note that you will not be offered compensation of any nature for bets that are not accepted by Bodog Poker, Casino and Sportsbook's transaction server, no matter the reason. Conversely, bets are valid when they are accepted by the transaction server, even if you aren't assigned a reference number. If you have any doubts regarding the validity of your bet, check your Bodog Poker, Casino and Sportsbook account statement and/or contact Customer Service immediately. You can access your cash statement by clicking here or by clicking on the Transactions button under the 'Activity' tab on your Dashboard. You can contact Customer Service by phone at 1-877-263-6422 (Toll Free) or by email at service@bodog.eu. Important: Always check your Bodog cash statement after placing your bets.

1. All rules, regulations, and payoffs hitherto for are prone to revision by Bodog Poker, Casino and Sportsbook without prior written notice to Bodog members.

2. The management of Bodog Poker, Casino and Sportsbook reserves the right to refuse or limit any bet and to restrict betting on any event at any time without advance notice. 

3. Bodog Poker, Casino and Sportsbook accepts eCash only as payment for bets. Before betting, you must open a Bodog Poker, Casino and Sportsbook eCash account. You are responsible for keeping yourself informed of your account balance and account history.

4. All winnings will be credited to your Bodog Poker, Casino and Sportsbook account, and all losses will be deducted from the same account.

  • Bets without valid proof of payment will not be accepted, nor will bets made when you have insufficient funds in your account to cover the minimum bet requirement. 
  • Credit is not given for bets. All bets must be covered when made.

5. Any and all bets placed in an attempt in any way to defraud Bodog Poker, Casino and Sportsbook and/or made by or contracted by any bookmaker, gambling syndicate, and/or any person, parties, organization, friends or  relatives either individually or in partnership or in conjunction with any other person, parties, organization, friends, relatives, firms or corporations in any manner whatsoever who carry on or become engaged in or concerned with or interested in or advise, lend money to, guarantee the debts or obligations of any business of the kind or similar to the kind of business of Bodog Poker, Casino and Sportsbook shall be voided and the balances in said player accounts related to these bets that were paid by Bodog Poker, Casino and Sportsbook shall be refunded automatically to Bodog Poker, Casino and Sportsbook.

  • Anyone deemed to be betting in a syndicate-like fashion so as to receive either eCash winnings or activity bonuses will have all winnings and bonus activity payouts from said activity withheld and will not receive a payout of any kind in direct relation to the aforementioned. Bodog Poker, Casino and Sportsbook also reserves the right to keep the principle of any bet placed in an attempt to defraud the house of any bonus monies, whether a player does this on his/her own or in collusion with other players or other sportsbooks.
  • Reverse Activity is not permitted. Reverse Activity is described as betting both sides of a single event for the purpose of falsely achieving a stated minimum amount of betting activity in order to qualify for bonuses. 
  • Anyone under the age of 18 is prohibited from collecting or placing bets.

6. Las Vegas rules, regulations, payoffs and bet types apply where not covered herein. All Bodog Poker, Casino and Sportsbook transactions are legally processed under approval of the government of Antigua. All transactions and bets shall be considered originating from and governed by the laws of Antigua. As Bodog Poker, Casino and Sportsbook is a foreign company, it does not report players' account activities, winnings or losses to any government agencies. Therefore, it is your responsibility, if applicable, to report your winnings.

7. You can't cancel, change, or modify your bet in any way once it has been received and accepted by Bodog Poker, Casino and Sportsbook. As you are solely responsible for your account transactions, review all bet details for any mistakes, errors or omissions before placing a bet. 

8. Bets will be accepted up to the starting time of the sporting event.

9.  A bet shall be deemed invalid when:

  • It is submitted later than the deadline. 
  • It is completed erroneously or incorrectly. 
  • It is a bet on an obvious line error. 
  • It isn't accepted by the transaction server for some reason.

10. 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 there are 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).

11. Before accepting any bet, the management of Bodog Poker, Casino and Sportsbook reserves the right to limit the maximum amount staked. Notwithstanding the foregoing, minimum and maximum bets shall be determined solely and exclusively by Bodog Poker, Casino and Sportsbook. See Bet Limits for more information on minimum and maximum bets.

12. The management of Bodog Poker, Casino and Sportsbook monitors all bets to aid in properly settling disputes. Records of all transactions are saved to a file on a backup system. Therefore, in the case of betting disputes, both the management of Bodog Poker, Casino and Sportsbook and the player agree that the transaction log database shall serve as the final authority in disputes involving Internet bets. Contests must be lodged within three days of an event outcome being determined. No claims will be honoured after this three-day period. Players are solely responsible for verifying the accuracy of all their account transactions.

13. This agreement is governed by the laws of Antigua. All transactions and bets shall be considered originating from, and governed by, the laws of Antigua. Disputes or claims that arise directly or indirectly out of this agreement will be brought before a court in Antigua. Bodog Poker, Casino and Sportsbook has the right to apply in similar appropriate courts any injunction or like remedy to restrain you from committing any breach of this agreement, and for consequential damages.

14. Any situations not covered by the rules described herein or elsewhere on the Bodog Poker, Casino and Sportsbook website will be settled by applying the rules of the Nevada Gaming Commission. However, the rules of Bodog Poker, Casino and Sportsbook are final. The management of Bodog Poker, Casino and Sportsbook reserves the right to refuse bets that differ from posted Las Vegas lines by four points or more.

15. You are liable for any unauthorised use of your account number and password. Therefore, it is in your best interest to guard them from unauthorised use. If your account number and/or password are lost or compromised, contact Bodog Poker, Casino and Sportsbook immediately. Once notified, Bodog Poker, Casino and Sportsbook will freeze your account to bar further access.

16. It must be understood that printed odds are for information purposes only and that they are subject to change. However, with the exception of obvious line errors, the odds that are quoted at the time bets and are accepted shall be deemed valid and will be used to determine winners, losers and ties. Bodog Poker, Casino, Sportsbook and Racebook shall maintain a record of all final scores and results, and statistics to protect both players and Bodog Poker, Casino and Sportsbook in the case of obvious mechanical or human error.

  • Bodog Poker, Casino and Sportsbook is not liable for printing or other errors relative to the transfer of information.
  • Bodog Poker, Casino and Sportsbook reserves the right to inform the public of obvious mistakes/errors (i.e., the incorrect posting of odds), and to make the appropriate adjustments. 
  • In the case of an obvious error on a posted line, any and all single bets will be graded "Void" and all money to cover said bets will be returned to players' accounts. Parlays involving such lines will be reduced accordingly. Bodog Poker, Casino and Sportsbook will adjust the line appropriately to remedy the situation, and the line replacing the obvious error will be deemed the true line or odds for betting purposes. This rule must be understood and accepted by players who notice the error.

17. If eCash is credited to your account in error, it is your responsibility to notify Bodog Poker, Casino, and Sportsbook of the aforesaid error without delay. Any winnings realised after the error, whether directly or indirectly subsequent to the error but before notifying Bodog Poker, Casino and Sportsbook shall be void.

 

Pay-out Deductions
We reserve the right to apply a pay-out deduction in the event of a withdrawn participant prior to the start of certain events. The table below shows the official scale of deductions that apply when a participant is withdrawn.

Odds Deduction
-900 or shorter 90c (in $)
-550 to -899 85c
-400 to -549 80c
-330 to -399 75c
-250 to -329 70c
-185 to -249 65c
-160 to -184 60c
-125 to -159 55c
-105 to -124 50c
-104 to +120 45c
+121 to +150 40c
+151 to +175 35c
+176 to +225 30c
+226 to +300 25c
+301 to +400 20c
+401 to +550 15c
+551 to +900 10c
+901 to +1400 5c

 

Are there betting rules specific to each sport?

Some rules are applicable only to specific sports. Please consult the list below for the rules applicable to each sport:
Baseball
Boxing/MMA
Cricket
Football/Basketball
Gaelic Games
Gaelic Sports
Golf
Hockey
Horses
Motor Sports
Rugby
Snooker
Soccer
Tennis
Darts
Athletics
Australian
Cycling
E-Sports
Handball
Badminton
Volleyball
Beach Volleyball
Futsal
Water Polo
Winter Sports