Winter Sports Rules

Winter Sports Rules

  1. Winter Sports are as follows: Alpine Skiing, Biathlon, Bobsleigh, Cross-Country Skiing, Freestyle Skiing, Luge, Nordic Combined, Skating, Skeleton, Ski Jumping,
  2. For multi-stage events, for example Cross-Country Skiing – Tour de Ski, Ski Jumping – 4 Hills; settlement will be based on the official final ranking published by the governing body, irrespective of whether or not all scheduled events are held, providing one stage is completed in full. Where Overall markets are revised in between stages, bets placed after the final completed stage will be void.
  3. All bets are settled on the official results/rankings of the International Ski Federation (FIS), the International Skating Union (ISU), the International Biathlon Union (IBU), the Official Olympic Committee or any official body deemed to have such authority for competitions and take into account any enquiries/jury-decisions made within 24 hours, of the respective event start time. Beyond this time frame, subsequent enquiries, disqualifications and/or appeals will not affect bets.
  4. If the conditions of a specific event are changed from those originally listed by the official governing body, then bets will be void, unless settlement of the bet(s) is already determined. This includes: -Altered official distance (excluding Alpine Skiing). (Note: for Cross-Country and Biathlon bets will be void if the official (listed) distance is changed, but will stand if the actual course distance is changed).
  5. Fewer rounds or order of events, with the exception of Ski Jumping events, where results will stand for markets providing one round is completed in full (including if the event/round is subject to a re-start, but excluding Winning Margin – see below rule). Specifically for In-Play Ski Jumping, if an event is abandoned during the 2nd round, meaning that 1st round results become the official event result; then any bets placed after the completion of the 1st round will be void.
  6. If a specific event (determined as: after a final competitor list is known) is suspended or postponed bets remain valid provided that the event is completed on the same run/same venue within 36 hours (with the exception of Winter Olympic and World Championship events). If the event takes place on a different run/venue bet will be made void and stakes returned.
  7. Participants must pass starting line/gate for bets to stand otherwise bets will be void and stakes returned. In the case of a competitor withdrawing/being disqualified prior to the specific event a Rule 4 (Deductions) may be applied to bets. Bets on any participant who takes part in qualifying for a specified event but then fails to qualify for the main Round(s) will be classed as losers.
  8. For settlement purposes the result is at the time of the podium presentation. Subsequent disqualifications and/or appeals will not affect bets.
  9. Specifically for Nordic Combined betting, if the results of the provisional competition round are used for the start of the cross-country race, all event bets are void.
  10. Round/Jump 1 Markets In-Play – If an event is abandoned prior to the completion of Round 1 then bets will be void, unless settlement of the bet(s) is already determined.
  11. If an event re-starts during the 1st Round/Jump, all bets placed on markets offered In-Play prior to the re-start will be void, unless settlement of the bet(s) is already determined.
  12. For multi-stage events, for example Cross-Country Skiing – Tour de Ski, Ski Jumping – 4 Hills; for overall match-ups one of the listed participants in a match must complete the event for bets to stand. Where overall match-ups are revised and offered in between stages, bets will be void, if after bet placement one or both of the listed participants take no further part in the competition.

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