1.1. These Terms and Conditions shall govern your access to and use of the site www.expekt.com whether accessed through the online webpage or through mobile phones, smartphones, or tablets (referred to herein as the “Site”). Please read these Terms and Conditions carefully before you start to use any section of the Site.
1.2. Mangas Gaming Malta Limited is a company registered in Malta with company registration number C 46185 and having its registered office at Level 3, Tagliaferro Business Centre, High Street c/w Gaiety Lane, Sliema, SLM 1551, Malta ("Expekt", “we”, “us”, “our”). It forms part of the Betclic Everest Group.
1.3. In relation to our sportsbook, poker, flash and download casino and games products:
1.3.1 Expekt is licensed and regulated to provide its services under the B2C - Gaming Service Licence no. MGA/B2C/281/2014 issued on the 1st of August 2018 by the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA), Building SCM 02-03, Level 4, SmartCity Malta, Ricasoli SCM1001, Malta. This licence authorises us to provide online betting and gaming services through the Site (“the Services”):
I. Type 1 Gaming Services in conjunction with the following Approved Service Providers:
i. MGA/B2B/187/2010 Evolution Gaming Malta Limited
ii. MGA/B2B/225/2012 Play'n Go Malta Limited
iii. MGA/B2B/112/2004 NYX Digital Gaming (Malta) Limited
iv. MGA/B2B/137/2007 PT Hosting Malta Limited
v. MGA/B2B/139/2007 Microgaming Europe Limited
vi. MGA/B2B/109/2004 NetEnt Malta Limited
vii. MGA/B2B/248/2013 Thunderkick Malta Limited
viii. MGA/B2B/246/2013 Relax Gaming Limited
ix. MGA/B2B/230/2012 Yggdrasil Gaming Limited
II. Type 2 Gaming Services
III. Type 3 Gaming Services in conjunction with the following Approved Service Providers:
i. MGA/B2B/137/2007 PT Hosting Malta Limited
ii. MGA/B2B/399/2017 Zetotesystem Limited
1.3.2. Our Colossus product is provided by Colossusbets Limited (UK). Our Colossus products are licensed and regulated by the U.K. Gambling Commission under the licence number 000-039188-R-319326-007.
1.3.3. Our IGT Casino products are provided by IGT (Gibraltar) Limited. IGT holds a remote Gaming Licence by the Government of Gibraltar and is regulated by the Gibraltar Gambling Commissioner.
1.3.4. Our ISB Casino products are provided by ISB TECHNOLOGY S.a.r.l. ISB TECHNOLOGY S.a.r.l. is licenced by the Romanian National Gambling Office (ONJN).
1.3.5. Our Genii Casino games are provided by Genii Limited who are licenced by the UK Gambling Commission with licence number 39331.
1.3.6 Our WMS Casino games are provided by Scientific Games (Gibraltar) Limited who are licenced by the UK Gambling Commission with licence number 000-039247-R-319359-002.
1.3.7 Our Red Tiger Casino games are provided by Red Tiger Gaming who are licenced by the UK Gambling Commission with licence number 000-043114-R-321951-007.
1.4. Any reference to "you" and "yours" refers to you, the user of the Site.
1.5. By clicking the "I agree" button on the registration page, you agree that you have read, understood and are bound by these Terms and Conditions. These Terms and Conditions are made up of:
i. these Terms and Conditions;
ii. the Privacy & Cookies Policy;
iii. any terms and conditions and or rules with regards to promotions, bonuses and special offers which may apply from time to time;
iv. our betting and game rules (including, where applicable, the Poker Official House Rules, the Terms and Conditions of specific promotions which may exist on the Site from time to time and which can be found on the webpage dedicated to the specific promotion in the relevant section of the Site) (the “Game Rules”)
1.6. If you do not agree with these Terms and Conditions, in all or in part, or do not wish to be bound by them, you should exit the Site immediately and where applicable, remove any software that has been downloaded from the Site onto your computer without delay. Your continued use of the Site will constitute acceptance of these Terms and Conditions.
2.1. We reserve the right to make changes to the Terms and Conditions at any time. We will ensure that any significant changes to the Terms and Conditions will be notified to you in advance by an appropriate method (for example, by email or via a notice on the Website) and you will be asked to re-confirm your acceptance of the Terms and Conditions before the changes come into effect. You will not be allowed to play unless you accept the new Terms and Conditions, but you shall be allowed to withdraw your deposit.
3.1. In these Terms and Conditions, unless the context otherwise requires:
3.2. references to these Terms and Conditions include references to these Terms and Conditions as varied, supplemented and/or replaced in any manner from time to time;
3.4. references to clauses or sub-divisions are references to clauses and sub-divisions of these Terms and Conditions
3.5. clause headings are for reference only and do not affect the interpretation of these Terms and Conditions.
3.6. references to “wagers” include if applicable a reference to “bets” and “stakes”;
3.7. references to servers or 'our servers', where applicable, includes a reference to Expekt servers and to third party servers which are used in order to provide you with our Services on or through the Site;
4.1. In order to make one or more wagers on the Site, you must open an account with us (“Account”). You can apply for an Account to be opened by completing the online application form at www.expekt.com/register. It is only by completing the full online application form at the aforementioned link that you are considered to be an Account holder and can play for real money on the Site.
4.2. By applying for an Account you represent and warrant to us that:
4.2.1. you are at least eighteen (18) years old or the age of legal consent for engaging with the Services under the laws of the jurisdiction in which you are located while using the Site, whichever is the higher. You understand that use of our Services is not suitable for minors and that you will not assist a minor to apply for or use an Account;
4.2.2. you will comply at all times with these Terms and Conditions. Players are prohibited from selling, transferring, and acquiring accounts to or from other players;
4.2.3. you will not abuse in any way or manner any online betting or gaming or any bonus offer or other promotion scheme offered by us;
4.2.4. all information provided to us by you, either upon application for an Account, subsequently or in connection with your Account (including, but not limited to, name, surname, date of birth, place of residence, email address and telephone number) is complete, accurate, current and not misleading and that you will inform us immediately if there is any change to such information;
4.2.5. you have accepted to receive information about bonus offers and other information from Expekt or from any member of the Betclic Everest Group (as defined in Clause 4.3) will be receiving information from Betclic Everest Group and its subsidiaries. Should you not wish to be informed of bonus and other offers you are entitled to unsubscribe by following the link and the steps outlined on our Privacy & Cookies Policy;
4.2.6. you understand that there is a risk of losing money by gambling or playing games on the Site and that you are fully responsible for any losses incurred;
4.2.7. you do not already have an Account with us, had your Account suspended or closed by us in accordance with the Terms and Conditions or are currently self-excluded;
4.2.8. you should not have unreasonable expectations about the winnings you can make through gambling on the Site. You acknowledge and understand that a small proportion of customers may suffer from a gambling addiction and often require professional assistance in order to deal with and overcome their addiction. We have partnered with Adictel (www.adictel.com) and will refer individuals who we consider would benefit from professional advice and assistance to this organisation or to a similar reputable organisation that we recommend. Please refer to our Responsible Gaming page, available via a link at the bottom of each page on the Site, to familiarise yourself with the responsible gaming measures offered by Expekt and for a list of local organisations which may be able to assist you;
4.2.9. that the source of all monies used by you on the Site is not illegal and that you shall not use the Site for any unlawful or fraudulent activity, including but not limited to money laundering under the laws of any jurisdiction that applies to you. You additionally declare that you will not place bets on the Site on events in which you are involved in any capacity directly or indirectly or about which you have obtained any information through unethical or illegal means whatsoever;
4.2.10. you acknowledge and understand that criminal and/or civil proceedings may be brought against you and any other person(s) in connection with your involvement in any of the above mentioned activities, and we reserve the right to pass on, at our sole discretion, any information to the appropriate authorities for further investigation in the event that any of the above activity is suspected or otherwise linked to your account, and without providing you with notice of our intent for so doing. You note that we will report to the relevant authorities upon the slightest indication of any transactions and/or activities indicating potential money laundering. You hereby agree to waive any and all rights you may have, at law or otherwise, of whatever nature and in whatever jurisdiction to the fullest extent possible, in connection with such disclosure. In addition, we reserve the right to hold any funds we suspect to be in connection with unlawful or fraudulent activity and we shall be under no obligation to provide you with a reason for so doing.
4.3. You may not apply for an Account or use any of our Services if you or a member of your household are or have in the last two years been our employee or an employee of any company within the Betclic Everest Group. For the purposes of this clause 4.3, “employee” includes third party contractors such as licensors, software suppliers, developers or partners and all those persons in any way affiliated with any member of the Betclic Everest Group. A “member of the Betclic Everest Group” refers to each and every entity in which Betclic Everest Group SAS France holds a majority holding.
4.4. You may not apply for or open an Account if you are not acting as principal and are acting on behalf of someone else or for someone else’s benefit.
4.5 We reserve the right to close an Account and to retain the balance on that Account where we have reasonable suspicion that the Account is being used or controlled by a person other than the person named as the registered account holder and/or where we have reasonable suspicion that the Account is being used in a fraudulent manner or otherwise in connection with one or more marketing affiliates of the Betclic Everest Group.
4.6. Save as specifically stated in 4.7 below, funds deposited in one Account cannot be transferred to another Account. Poker chips cannot be transferred between Accounts.
4.7. You may only hold one Account with us at any single point in time. We reserve the right to close any multiple Accounts opened in the same name or in any way referable to the same person. At Expekt’s sole discretion and in the event that we consider that multiple Accounts have been opened in genuine error, we may agree to credit one Account which you have opened with us with any balance remaining on your additional Account(s). Should we have reasonable grounds to believe that fraud has been committed or attempted, we reserve the right to cancel any related transaction, any bonus or any other promotion without prejudice to any other action. In these Terms and Conditions, a reference to ‘fraud’ shall be deemed to include ‘bonus abuse’. Bonus abuse includes, but is not limited to, opening more than one Account in order to claim an additional bonus or benefit. Only one account may be opened per IP address and/or computer device.
4.8. You shall not permit any third party to use your Account, and you are fully liable for any losses incurred by a third party on your Account. You shall inform us immediately if you suspect that a third party has obtained access to your Account, and you shall assist us fully in our investigations into the matter.
4.9. You understand that funds deposited into your Account do not earn any interest and you must not consider Expekt as any form of financial or banking institution.
4.10. You understand and accept that Expekt strictly prohibits the use of robotic, automated, mechanical, electronic or other devices to make automated decisions in any game or in respect of any bet on the Site, whether such use is attempted or affected by you or by any third parties. Should Expekt have reasonable suspicion that any such device is being used on the Site, Expekt reserves the right to void any bet or stake that it suspects has been made using such a device and/or exclude any customer from any promotion or competition in which it suspects such a device has been used and/or suspend the Account in question pending investigation into the matter and/or terminate the Account at its sole discretion. Expekt considers the use of such devices to be tantamount to fraud and reserves its right in such a case not to refund any balance on the Account at the time of termination and to cancel any pending bets or games.
4.11. You understand and accept that you are prohibited from utilising any resource which is designed to provide a player with an unfair advantage. Such prohibited resources may include, but are not limited to, third-party software applications and databases as well as websites, web-based databases, subscription services and the assistance of any other person regardless of whether or not that person is also the holder of a Expekt account. An 'unfair advantage' is defined as the use of game play techniques, such as card counting, or obtaining and/or compilation of any information, about events or persons that is not yet available to the general public, such as knowing that a star player is injured. This is considered as advantage game play, sensitive or insider information and can be used to gain an unfair advantage. Expekt may terminate the account and withhold the balance on the account of any player found to be benefiting from an unfair advantage.
4.12. Expekt reserves the right to terminate an account, ban a player and retain all funds where that player is reasonably suspected of engaging in, or helping others to engage in, cheating, and fraudulent activities, examples of which are the use of stolen or falsified credit cards or account numbers, chip dumping, forgery, collusion, and submission of data or documents which are forged, stolen or otherwise misappropriated.
4.13 Expekt reserves the right to terminate an account, ban a player, retain all funds and consider all pending bets as lost, where that player is reasonably suspected of engaging or attempting in engaging in bribery activities.
4.14. You understand and accept that we do not warrant in any way or manner that your use of the Site is legal in any jurisdiction and that it is your responsibility to ensure the legality of your actions. We cannot provide you with any legal advice as to the legality of internet gambling in your jurisdiction, nor can we accept any liability whatsoever for any punishment imposed upon you by any relevant authority as a consequence of the illegal use of the Site. We request that you take your own steps to ascertain the legality or otherwise in the jurisdiction in which you are situated prior to attempting to access and play on our Site.
4.15. You must not apply for or open an Account if you are located in a jurisdiction in which applying for or opening an Account and/or using our Services is unlawful or contrary to any applicable regulation (“Prohibited Jurisdiction”). It is your responsibility to ensure that this is not the case. We reserve the right to immediately suspend your Account if we discover that your Account has been opened, or is being used, from a Prohibited Jurisdiction. “Prohibited Jurisdictions” include France, Poland, Italy, Portugal, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, the United States of America and other jurisdictions in which we do not operate.
4.16 An Expekt account may only be held by an individual. For the avoidance of doubt, company accounts are not permitted.
4.17. Mangas Gaming Malta Limited reserves the right, at all times, to transfer and/or license, without prior notice, right, liability and/or operation of an Expekt.com account to another legal entity, subject to Expekt guaranteeing the fulfillment of the transferred liability.
5.1. When you apply for an Account, and at any time while you hold an Account with us, you accept that we may:
5.1.1. ask you for proof of your identity, age and origin of funds and, even if your Account has been opened, to block it at our discretion at any time if we are not satisfied with the information with which you have supplied us or in the event that there is delay in supplying the requested information;
5.1.2. request a photograph of you holding your colour identification document(s) where we have doubts as to the veracity of the account holder’s identity;
5.1.3. void and return any stakes placed and to prohibit your play until your identity, age and/or origin of funds is verified to our satisfaction.
5.1.4 terminate your account with immediate effect and to retain all funds on the account in the event that there is reasonable suspicion of fraudulent activity including, but not limited to, provision of fraudulent personal details, forged, altered or stolen identity or financial documents or registration of multiple accounts.
5.2. Expekt will only accept colour copies of identification documents.
5.3. Documentation should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org or through our Website (login required) at the Documents page via the “My Account” section. We recommend that all players send us their official personal identification documents upon registration of their account.
5.4. We reserve the right, at our own discretion, to conduct checks against registered details of applicants and players to ensure the accuracy of information provided and we shall be entitled to demand further evidence as to an applicant’s age, capacity to legally contract with us, country of residence or any other information at any time in the future.
6.1. The personal information that we reserve the right to require for registration is: first name; surname; gender; date of birth; place of residence; email address; phone number; language, currency, passport or ID card number and secret question. You will also be required to provide login details of your choice, namely a username, password and an answer to the secret question which will be kept by us. It is your responsibility to ensure that all the details provided by you on the registration form are accurate and kept up to date as we are required under applicable legislation to cross-check the details entered by you with identity and payment documents for the purposes of verifying your identity.
You can access and edit some of your personal information at any time in the 'My Account' section of the Site or by contacting Customer Service. You may also delete the details of a debit or credit card at any time, and/or register a new card. Failure to inform us of such changes may result in transactions being declined by your bank, building society or credit card Company, and we shall not accept any liability or responsibility for transactions that are declined as a result of your failure to provide us with correct personal details. It is also your responsibility to protect your debit and/or credit card for loss or theft, and you should contact Customer Service immediately should your card be lost or stolen. Please note that no changes may be made to your first name, last name and date of birth as originally entered upon registration, unless you provide us with evidence to our satisfaction that these, and any other personal details, have been legally changed according to the laws of the jurisdiction in which you reside. Further, proof of new address is required in order to change the address which you originally provided upon registration. In addition, no changes may be made to your user name as originally entered upon registration.
6.2. The username you choose must not be obscene, threatening, menacing, racist, offensive, derogatory, defamatory or in violation of any intellectual property or proprietary rights of any third party and if we consider, in our sole and absolute discretion, that the username selected by you is inappropriate we reserve the right to reject and prevent your use of such username at any time with or without notice to you.
6.3. After you have created an Account with us, you will subsequently be required to enter your username and password in order to access your Account and make use of our Services. Your username and password should not be disclosed to any third party and you are solely responsible for all actions that take place as a result of access to the Service via your username and password. In such a case, you accept full responsibility for the consequences of allowing such access and activity and, without derogating from the generality of any other indemnity contained herein, you indemnify and hold Expekt harmless in respect of any damages arising from the same. Any breach of these Terms and Conditions by anyone to whom you disclose your password will be treated as a breach by you.
6.4. In the event that you forget your password, or that your password becomes, or you suspect that it may become, known to any unauthorised user, you will immediately notify us of such event.
6.5. After five consecutive incorrect entries of a username and password combination, your Account will be temporarily suspended for security reasons and we will require you answer security questions and/or to send us an official photographic proof of identity, being a National Identity Card, Passport or Driving Licence in order for the Account to be reactivated.
6.6. We reserve the right to change your password and/or Account name at any time in our sole and absolute discretion, and we will notify you of any changes made to this/these by using the contact details with which you have provided us.
6.7. We shall assume that any transaction undertaken after a correct and matching username and password are entered is made by the rightful Account holder, and therefore valid. To the fullest extent permitted by law, we will not be liable for any loss suffered by you as a result of any unauthorised use or misuse of your personal details. To protect both you and us against identity fraud, we reserve the right to request, at any time, satisfactory colour proof of identity with a photo (copy of a valid passport/identity card/Government ID/Driving Licence) and/or a copy of any cards used and/or proof of address (recent utility bill or bank/credit card statement). Failure to supply such documentation may result in suspension of the Account.
6.8. We will employ strict security measures to protect the security of the personal information which is held by us from any unauthorised access. You are solely responsible for the security, and maintaining the secrecy of, of your username and password and for all actions that take place as a result of access to the Services via your username and password.
6.9. Your personal information is strictly confidential and will be used by us, and where necessary by one or more Betclic Everest Group companies, to set up and manage your Account, to build up customer profiles and to provide you with the opportunity to engage with the Services available on the Site. If you have “opted in” to receive bonus offers and other information from Expekt, we may also use your personal information to send you direct marketing emails, letters by post, SMS messages and promotional phone calls (this includes automated calls) regarding new products and/or offers which we think may be of interest to you whether they are offered by us or by another Betclic Everest Group company. You may receive such direct marketing emails, letters by post, SMS messages and promotional phone calls, once you have registered an Account with us even if you have not placed any wagers or deposited any funds into your Account. Please see our Privacy & Cookies Policy for information on how to unsubscribe. If you have “opted in” to receive commercial offers from select partners of the Betclic Everest Group, you will receive such offers via email unless you unsubscribe from this service in the ‘Newsletters’ section of your Account.
6.10. We reserve the right to pass on personal information to third parties, such as for example, third party payment providers, government institutions, where we are requested or required to do so in order to comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process, court order or governmental request in particular where this is required in order to detect or otherwise to prevent a crime.
7.1. Transactions can be made a number of permitted currencies and a selection is made upon registration. Transactions will be made in the currency you select when you first open your Account, unless you indicate another preference when making a payment or otherwise when receiving a payment from us. We retain the right to have transactions on our site calculated in multiple currencies. We use the ECB day rate at the given time, or the current rate (+/- 15 minutes), as indicated by xe.com on the date when we are making payments to you or when receiving payments from you. You hereby acknowledge that we cannot bear any responsibility for any currency fluctuations in making any such conversions. We reserve the right to add or remove currency options at our discretion. We further reserve the right to suspend the placing or payout of wagers and/or wins in certain currencies and to pay the balance in the currency corresponding to your account selection.
8.1. When you open an Account we require you to make a minimum deposit before you can bet or play. The minimum deposit accepted amounts to approximately 10 Euros (and any other currency equivalent), we however retain the right to change this minimum amount at any time should we deem so appropriate. The minimum deposit you can make is indicated in the cashier at the moment you decide to make a payment to us. You can make a deposit at any time online using your debit or credit card, e-wallet, pre-paid voucher or via bank transfer. Cash and/or cheques are not an accepted method of deposit. Certain payment methods may not be available to you, depending on certain factors such as jurisdiction and currency. The available methods in your jurisdiction will appear as a list when you click on "Credit".
8.2. We reserve the right to request further information and documentation regarding your age, identity and place of residence following any deposits or prior to any withdrawals, in particular prior to your first withdrawal, in order to prove your identity before we release funds to you. We also reserve the right to request such information and documentation about any person who affects a deposit on your Account. Such information and documentation (as Driving Licence, Government ID, Bank/Credit card Statement) will enable us to check that the personal data given during your registration corresponds to what appears on the document. In the event that this data is different, we reserve the right to cancel the bets along with the payment of the account balance to you, unless you can demonstrate your entitlement to the balance by some other means.
8.3. Deposits made to your Expekt account should be commensurate with game play. Therefore, if in Expekt discretion, there is suspicion of abuse (for instance, where a deposited amount has not been used for an appropriate level of game play and the user then makes a withdrawal request in relation to that deposited amount or where Expekt suspects that you are abusing exchange rate fluctuations), Expekt reserves the right in its absolute discretion to cancel the respective deposit(s) in part or in full, to retract any costs that may have resulted in conjunction therewith and to close the Expekt account indefinitely. Expekt further reserves the right to request and obtain satisfactory proof of deposit and additional copies of personal identification in such instances prior to processing any withdrawal request, the processing of such request to be entirely at Expekt’s discretion.
8.4. It is your responsibility to notify our Customer Support services immediately should funds be credited to your Account in error. Should fund be credited in error, said funds may be frozen and eventually withheld by us. We further reserve the right to void any transactions placed using them, including related winnings paid out in error. We reserve the right to set-off any subsequent winnings owed to you to satisfy this liability.
8.5. Subject to clauses 8.2, 8.3 and 8.4, funds can be withdrawn at any time, except for when you have not fully unlocked a bonus that you have received. For the rules surrounding the unlocking of bonuses, please see the relevant section of these Terms and Conditions on "Sportsbook Promotions", "Casino Promotions", the Official House Rules within the Poker universe as well as the terms and conditions applicable to specific promotions which can be found on the promotion home page on the Site.
8.6. Subject to these Terms and Conditions, including without limitation subject to clause 8.10, you can make withdrawals from your Account up to your current available balance at any time.
8.7. In accordance with our anti-fraud policies, we reserve the right to pay any requested withdrawal partly or in total via the same method of payment through which one or more deposits were made. We further reserve the right to pay any requested withdrawal directly to your bank account.
8.8. We reserve the right to apply a fee to withdrawals, this is presently levied on withdrawals of low value or on subsequent withdrawals beyond the first in any given week. If a fee is to be applied to a withdrawal the sum will be shown in the cashier before confirming the withdrawal request, the fee will be deducted automatically from your account balance if you choose to proceed with the transaction. We reserve the right to impose an administrative charge should you make any withdrawal involving a deposit that has not been staked, additional bank charges associated with payments made can be passed on to you in this case. The minimum amount you are permitted to withdraw may depend on the payment services provider which you use to withdraw the funds.
8.9. Minimum and maximum withdrawal amounts apply to withdrawals made by a Debit/Credit Card. These limits vary according to card provider and are clearly displayed when you make a withdrawal from your Expekt account. Withdrawals made by debit or credit card may only be made to the card you have registered to your Account and deposited funds with. Cash and/or cheques are not an accepted method of withdrawal.
8.10. In the event of a promotional campaign or competition, for which we credit an amount to your Account, you are entitled to the use of such amount only for the sole purpose of wagers made on the Site. You are not entitled to withdraw such amounts, unless stated otherwise in the terms and conditions of the promotional campaign or competition. We reserve the right to reclaim those amounts if you do not use them to place one or more wagers on the Site during the period specified in the promotion.
8.11. Expekt reserves the right in its sole discretion to amend its deposit and withdrawal limits and thresholds subject to compliance with applicable laws.
8.12. Please note that a list of your transaction records is located in the ‘My Account’ section of your Expekt account.
9.1. Please note that we may apply a handling fee for deposits made via debit or credit card for amounts of less than a certain value (these handling fees should not amount to more than 2% of the deposited amount, nevertheless, we retain the right to increase the charge should we deem so appropriate). If a charge is applicable to the deposit amount, it will be clearly indicated at the moment of paying in our cashier. Withdrawals from your Account can be requested at any time provided all payments made have been received.
10.1. You can play games in the Instant Casino and/or GAMES Universe for free on our Site with or without creating an Account at any time, but only if it would be legal for you to do so were you to play on our Site with an Account for real money. You can play Live Casino and Poker for free on our Site once you have created an Account.
10.2. Wagers are only valid if accepted by our servers. Until acceptance of the wager by our server all information displayed relating to a bet or to a game constitutes an invitation to play and/or bet only.
10.3. All bets struck with Expekt are considered to be placed and received in Malta. Any contract(s) between Mangas Gaming Malta Limited and the customer are deemed to have been formed in Malta.
10.4. In order to place a wager you must have sufficient funds in your Account.
10.5. Only wagers placed from your Account will be accepted and any winnings you make using our Services will be credited to your Account. Subject to these Terms and Conditions you can make deposits or withdrawals through your “My Account” page.
11.16. We reserve the right to refuse or limit any wager(s) at our sole discretion for any reason whatsoever. In circumstances where a wager is deemed to be or is declared void by us any sum deducted from your Account with respect to that wager shall be credited to your Account.
11.7. We will perform security checks on random occasions and at our sole discretion. You accept that we may demand additional information in the event of a security check and that we may suspend and/or terminate your Account, registration or withhold your payment until we receive the appropriate information that we have requested.
11.8. Any inactive Account where your balance is preserved will be reviewed regularly and we will attempt to notify you, via email, at your registered email address of any remaining funds held in your Account. Should an Account remain inactive (no gameplay, transactions, valid withdrawals or deposits) for a period of at least 7 months, it will be classified by us as ‘dormant’ and a maximum administrative fee of 5 EUR (or an equivalent amount in GBP, CZK, SEK NOK, BRL, CHF, USD or any other available currency) per month shall be deducted from your Account thereafter. You will receive email notice of at least fourteen thirty (30) days before the first deduction. The deductions may be viewed in your Account under ‘My Transactions’. The deductions shall cease should you reactivate your Account but the administrative fees already deducted will not be reimbursed. You can reactivate your account by making one or more wagers or transactions including a valid withdrawal or deposit. You are free, at any time, to withdraw any funds which you are entitled to and which are held by us on your Account.
11.9. We reserve the right to modify, suspend or withdraw use of any and/or all betting and gaming services, temporarily or indefinitely, at any time, without notification or compensation, subject to compliance with our regulatory requirements and fulfilment of any outstanding commitments under these terms and conditions.10.11. Expekt reserves the right to void any bet should it become illegal or if we are otherwise prohibited from settling the bet under any law or regulation in any jurisdiction.
11.1. You can play games in the Instant Casino and/or GAMES Universe for free on our Site with or without creating an Account at any time, but only if it would be legal for you to do so were you to play on our Site with an Account for real money. You can play Live Casino and Poker for free on our Site once you have created an Account.
12.1. Expekt Poker (our downloadable poker service) is provided to you under MGA Remote Gaming Licence number MGA/CL3/1017/2014, issued by the Malta Gaming Authority. Subject to these Terms and Conditions, the service which we provide allows you to download poker software (the “Poker Client”) onto your computer system and to access the iPoker network. Your use of our poker services and participation in one or more poker games through the Poker Client is subject to the Official House Rules located in the Poker universe on the Site and to the iPoker End User Licence Agreement which you are required to accept upon first download of the poker software.
12.2. Further details of our Poker Rules can be found in the Official House Rules in Expekt Poker on the Site. By playing on Expekt Poker, you warrant that you are familiar with the rules of any game in which you participate and acknowledge that the rules of the games are available on the Site and/or in the ’Help’ section of the poker client.
12.3. When a player transfers money into and out of Expekt Poker, there may be currency fractions (less than $0.01 in your local currency) that are owed to the player per transaction due to the exchange rate calculation rounding. The exact amount will depend on the exchange rate. Expekt Poker saves these fractional funds for the player and maintains these funds across poker sessions. Expekt Poker credits the player’s account whenever these funds reach 0.01 in the player’s local currency.
13.1. Expekt Casino (our web-based casino service) is powered by the casino software providers as listed under clause 1.3 of these Terms and Conditions (‘Our Providers’).
13.2. Our Providers reserve the right at their sole discretion to make changes to the available games in the Casino and Games universe, and to the payout rates which apply to those games at any time. The payout rate of each game can be viewed by clicking in the Help or Information section (usually marked with a question mark or an (i) within each game or in the Winnings per month page. It is your responsibility to note the payout rate applying to each game in each session prior to placing a stake or wager.
13.3. Expekt does not accept and acknowledge any liabilities whatsoever for transactions made to, from and/or with the Live Casino product, with the exception of funds which are paid to and/or from your Expekt Account when using the Live Casino product in accordance with these Terms and Conditions.
13.4. By playing in Expekt Casino, Live Casino and GAMES, you warrant that you are familiar with the rules of any game in which you participate and acknowledge that the rules of the games are available on the Site and/or in the Help section of each game. All game rules form part and parcel of these Terms and Conditions.
13.5. In the event that you lose your internet connection during a game, the game will resume from the point at which the internet connection was lost when you next log in to the game. Moreover a slow network connection might cause a dysfunction on your gaming activity which could prevent the good progress of any game or bet.
13.6. If you consider that there is an error in the pay-table or gaming software, please contact Customer Services at email@example.com.
13.7. Should we suspect that the primary purpose of one or more transfers made by you from your Account with us to our flash or Live Casino is that of profiting from currency fluctuations, we reserve the right to make adjustments to your Account in order to remove any gains which you have made from the fluctuation of the relevant currency or currencies. Expekt cannot be held responsible for any loss or financial risk sustained due to currency fluctuations during the transfer of funds between your Expekt Account and our Casinos and you are responsible for transferring your funds to your Expekt Account once you have finished playing in the Casino.
13.8. The maximum amount a player may win from a single bet on any of our casino/side games is €500,000 or currency equivalent. Progressive Jackpot games are specifically excluded from this rule.
13.9. All terms, conditions and rules regarding Colossus can be found under the ’Rules’ section of the Colossus page. It is your responsibility to read and accept those terms before you start playing Colossus.
14.1. Declaration and payment of any and all applicable taxes and fees in connection with any winnings awarded to you and any other payments to you are your sole responsibility. Winnings cannot be transferred, substituted, or redeemed for any other consideration.
14.2. On 01/07/2012 a tax of 5% on betting stakes was introduced for sports bets in accordance with § 17 of the Racing Bets and Lotteries Act. The tax will be charged to customers whose permanent place of residence is Germany and who are in Germany at the time the bet is placed. We will deduct the tax of 5% on all winnings (stake multiplied by the odds). The selected odds for single bets must be at least 1.10. Expekt reserves the right to amend the minimum odds setting at any time and without prior notice. This tax does not apply to users placing bets from outside of the Federal Republic of Germany. Expekt may use geolocation tools in order to ascertain your location and may store this information and provide it to relevant authorities.
15.1. By accepting any prize and/or winnings from us in any one or more games you irrevocably consent to the use of your username and/or your first name plus the first initial of your surname for advertising and promotional purposes without any additional compensation. We may also contact you in order to request your permission to display further details about you for advertising and promotional purposes.
16.1. In the event that you breach any of these Terms and Conditions, we reserve the right, at any time, without prior warning, notification or compensation, and without prejudice to any subsequent legal proceedings which may be taken, to suspend or close your Account, to deny access to all or part of our Services, particularly to refuse to accept any bets or transactions, or to withdraw promotional offers pending investigation and/or the conclusion of any legal proceedings. Any positive balance existing in your Account pending investigation and/or following the conclusion of any legal proceedings may be used on account of any damages or sums owed by you to us.
16.2. We reserve the right to fully cooperate with law enforcement and other authorities, including the Government of Malta, the Malta Gaming Authority and the International Betting Integrity Association, in investigating claims of illegal activity on the Site, including where we suspect you of placing bets on events in which you have any involvement in any capacity.
17.2 In the event of termination by us:
17. 2.1 We reserve the right to close your Account with immediate effect and, on reasonable suspicion that you have committed, or have assisted someone else to commit, any fraud or breach of these Terms and Conditions or other illegal act, we reserve the right not to refund to you any balance on your Account at the time of termination.
17. 2.2. If we decide to return all or part of the balance on your Account at the time of termination, you are required to contact us upon receipt of our email informing you of our decision, confirming to us that you wish to withdraw the permitted amount, following which the funds will be returned to you. Your Account will be closed.
17.3. In the event of termination by you:
17.3.1. The funds on any Accounts that are closed with a positive balance will not be returned to you until you have sent a withdrawal request and provided us with the bank account details needed to return the balance to you. You can close your Account via the Site or you can request that we close your Account. In the case of any Accounts which are closed but which have outstanding/pending bets (such as sports bets or registrations for poker tournaments), those outstanding/pending bets will not be cancelled and it is your responsibility to contact firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange to transfer to your bank account any winnings resulting from the outcome of such bets once settled.
17.4. Upon termination of this Agreement whether by us or by you, you agree and acknowledge that:
i. your rights to use the software, whether in download or non-download form, that either is owned and/or created by us, or which is used by us under licence and made available to you on or through the Site (“Software”) - shall immediately terminate, and
ii. you will cease any and all use of the Software, and
iii. you will remove and permanently delete the Software from your computer, hard drives, networks and other storage material.
17.5. Upon termination of this Agreement whether by us or by you, then except as otherwise specifically provided and subject to any rights or obligations that have accrued prior to termination, neither we nor you shall have any further obligations to the other.
17.6. Unless and until your Account is closed by either us or you as specified above, your Account shall not be closed.
18.1. You accept to fully defend and indemnify us (including for reasonable legal expenses), our representatives, directors, agents and employees, along with any relevant Betclic Everest Group company (including for reasonable legal expenses) and their representatives, directors, agents and employees, against any claim or complaint made by a third party, caused or resulting from a breach on your part of these Terms and Conditions or any document included in it as a reference, from a breach on your part of any laws or rights of these third parties or from the use by you of the Site, or the use of the Site by another person using your personal details (username and password) whether or not with your authorisation.
19.1. We are committed to providing a safe and responsible platform for our customers to use our Services, and we are fully committed to assisting our customers who have become addicted to gambling, or who we consider may be at risk of becoming addicted in dealing with their problems and obtaining the advice and help they need.
19.2. Expekt offers a variety of tools to assist you in managing your gambling, including temporary and permanent self-exclusion, self-exclusion by universe/product and deposit limits. For more information on responsible gaming and how our tools work, please refer to our Responsible Gaming page which can be found by clicking on the Responsible Gaming link on the bottom of any page on the Site.
19.3. Should you opt for self-exclusion in the manner contemplated in clause 2. above, you will NOT be able to open your Account for the duration of the self-exclusion period. In the interests of promoting responsible gambling, at your request, we will block you from accessing your account for a minimum of six months. Any undetermined bets or wagers at the time of your self-exclusion will be settled in the normal way, according to normal timescales and, if subsequently applicable, winnings paid to you. Any Account blocks due to self-exclusion cannot be undone during the agree self-exclusion period.
19.4. In requesting self-exclusion, you agree to provide full and accurate personal details, now and in the future, so your access/use of the Website can be restricted. If you do choose to self-exclude, we will use all reasonable endeavours to ensure we comply with your self-exclusion.
19.5. Any Account that is blocked through use of our permanent self-exclusion procedure cannot be unblocked. We will use our best endeavours to ensure that, if you have requested permanent self-exclusion from our Services, you will not be able to open a new Account with us. However, in the event that you succeed in opening a new Account by using false data, or via any similar means, you agree that all liability for any losses subsequently incurred by you as a result of using our Services will fall on you and will not fall on Expekt. Should we become aware that you have used false data, or any similar means, to open an Account with us, we reserve the right to immediately close that Account. Please refer to our Responsible Gambling page for more detailed information regarding temporary and permanent self-exclusion and the other responsible gaming tools which Expekt offers.
19.6. During a period of self-exclusion, we will not send you any marketing material and we cannot accept any deposits or bets from you. We will close your Account and return any money to you, excluding any sums that might be then due to Expekt
19.7. If you bring your gambling addiction to our attention we will do our best to put you in touch with one or more agencies or individuals in the territory in which you reside that are specialists in dealing with problem gambling.
19.8. We reserve the right at our sole discretion to block or close your Account and return any balance standing in your favour to you if we consider that you have a gambling addiction and that your continued use of our Services is detrimental to your health and wellbeing. If you request us to do so, we may agree to return a balance standing in your favour to an account that is not your usual account under your control.
20.1. All copyright, trademarks, patents and other intellectual property rights in any material or content (including without limitation software, data, applications, information, text, photographs, music, sound, videos, graphics, logos, symbols, artwork and other material or moving images) contained in the Site ("Content") is either owned by us or has been licensed to us by the rights owner(s) for use as part of the Services. Any use of such items or rights without the owner’s express prior written consent is not permitted. All rights are expressly reserved.
20.2. In particular, you shall not be entitled, in respect of any Content (wholly or partly), to engage in any of the prohibited activities listed below (together the “Prohibited Activities”):
20.2.1. to sell, assign, sub-license or pass it on in any other way to any third parties or to allow third parties to access it unless and to the extent expressly permitted; or
20.2.2. to change, edit, modify, reformat or adapt it in any other way.
20.2.3. to copy, redistribute, reverse engineer or attempt to access the source code for any purpose whatsoever;
20.2.4. to use the Site in any unlawful manner or for any unlawful purpose, or in any manner inconsistent with these Terms and Conditions.
20.3. In the event of your carrying out any of the Prohibited Activities you shall be fully liable for any damages, costs and expenses arising therefrom.
20.4. We grant you a personal non-exclusive, non-transferable and non-assignable right to view and use the Content via your PC, mobile telephone or other access device for private, non-commercial purposes only and subject to your strict compliance with these Terms and Conditions.
20.5. You may copy the Content in an unchanged form for private use on your own PC, mobile phone or other access device if and to the extent that such copying is required for the proper use of our Services or the Content and such copying is permitted by the copyright owner.
20.6. You will notify us immediately if you become aware of any unauthorised use or copying of any Content or any part of the Site or any unauthorised access to the Site or other unauthorised activity, including but not limited to any Prohibited Activity in connection with the Services by any person (legal or human). You agree that you will provide us with all reasonable assistance with any investigation that we carry out pursuant to the information that you provide. You hereby grant us a perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, world-wide licence to reproduce, transfer, modify, adapt and/or publish any Content provided by you to us by email or otherwise on the Site as we see fit and without notice to you, unless you have indicated otherwise in such communication.
21.1. Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall limit or exclude Expekt’s liability for:
(a) death or personal injury caused by its negligence, or the negligence of its employees, agents or subcontractors;
(b) fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation;
(c) anything which by law Expekt is not permitted to exclude in any applicable jurisdiction.
21.2. Subject to clause 21.1, Expekt shall not be liable for:
21.2.1. any loss or damage incurred arising from your use of the Site, including where appropriate, relating to loss of business, loss of profits, business interruption, loss of business information, or any other losses (even where we have been notified by you of the possibility of such loss or damage);
21.2.2. any loss or damage arising either directly or indirectly from your use of any link to any website contained on the Site;
21.2.3. any delays or interruptions to the Services, errors in any information or services provided (such as entry and transmission of data), any loss or corruption of data or communication or lines failure, any accidental transmission of viruses or other harmful agents, unauthorised use or misuse of your Account;
21.2.4. any software error; or
21.2.5. indirect or consequential loss however caused; or
21.2.6. any event of force majeure.
21.3. Except as set out in these Terms and Conditions, all warranties, conditions and other terms implied by statute or common law are, to the fullest extent permitted by law, excluded from the Agreement.
21.4. The contents of Expekt.com World Wide Web pages are provided as is. Except as required by applicable law, no warranty of any kind, either express or implied, is made in relation to the accuracy, reliability or content of the pages. Expekt reserves the right to revise the pages or withdraw access to them at any time.
21.5. Although we shall take all reasonable measures to ensure that any software and files on the Site are free from computer viruses, we cannot and do not guarantee that the software and files are free of such problems. In the event of temporary suspension of all or any part of the Services, we will restore the Services as soon as is reasonably practicable.
21.6. We may temporarily suspend the whole or any part of the Services for any reason at our sole discretion. We may, but shall not be obliged to, give you as much notice as is reasonably practical.
22.1. Any software error or malfunction which is or which may be evidenced by Expekt to have occurred on any of its systems or those provided by any of its software providers shall void the bet, or the game, regardless of whether it is made on our sports betting, casino, games or poker platforms. You shall be entitled to the full amount of your stake in relation to such bet or game. Expekt hereby excludes all further liability for any such software malfunction.
22.2. Any user who detects a malfunction on the gaming and betting software must inform Expekt as soon as the malfunction is discovered by contacting email@example.com.
22.3. Expekt may take all necessary measures in the case of abuse of any malfunction by any user, including but not limited to, blocking the Expekt Account concerned, freezing the funds, and withholding and/or cancelling the payment of any and all winnings resulting directly or indirectly from the malfunction. If there are insufficient funds in the Account, Expekt is entitled to claim or otherwise appropriate the relevant outstanding amount relating to any winnings paid out in error which shall be a debt from you to Expekt until fully and finally repaid.
23.1. Whilst it is intended that the Site will at all times operate under our existing licenses, We reserve the right to switch the operation of the Site to another jurisdiction at any time. In this case and depending on the Expekt Group structure at the time, one or more other companies in an alternative jurisdiction may act as agent for and provide services to us in order to ensure that the Site remains available to you, subject to the provisions of these Terms and Conditions and compliance with any applicable licence conditions.
24.1. You may contact us within 6 months if you have a question relating to a transaction, payment, withdrawal, and or settlement or if you have questions or need assistance. Any claims made after this time may not be considered by us, in our sole discretion. All communications between Account holders and us may be recorded for regulatory reasons as well as for security and training purposes.
24.2. We will not tolerate any derogatory, abusive or violent behaviour by you to any of our employees. Should you behave in any such manner (to be determined solely by us), we reserve the right to suspend and/or close your Account, and/or take any other measures as deemed appropriate.
24.3. You can submit your complaint by sending us an e-mail on the following 24 hour support as follows: firstname.lastname@example.org or through live chat for instant response by following the link at the bottom of the page Help Centre.
24.3.1 Please provide as much detail as you can concerning the nature of the complaint which you would like to raise.
24.3.2 We shall then investigate the complaint, escalating as necessary, following our internal complaints procedure and inform you of the outcome in due course (which will be no later than 10 days from when we received your complaint, unless we would notify you that we need more time and extend it by a further 10 days).
24.4. If you are not satisfied with the outcome when you have reached the end of the complaints process, you can choose to take your complaint to an alternative dispute resolution (ADR) provider. We have appointed the “Commerce and Online Gaming Regulation and Assurance” (eCOGRA) as our independent third-party arbitration body. Please contact eCOGRA and learn about their dispute resolution procedure here. This dispute resolution process is offered free of charge and concerns unresolved complaints that relate to the gambling transactions. Note that eCOGRA may at any time dismiss a claim from a customer if they feel that the complaint is frivolous or vexatious.
24.4.1 You may also submit a formal complaint to the Player Support Unit Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) at email@example.com or by clicking here and/or via European Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) platform here.
25.1. Should we delay or fail to enforce our rights under these Terms and Conditions, this does not mean that we are losing or waiving the rights afforded by them where set timelines have not been set out. The same shall also apply to you.
25.2. We will not be liable to you for any breach of these Terms and Conditions which arises because of any circumstances that we cannot reasonably be expected to control.
25.3. These Terms and Conditions form the entire understanding between you and us concerning your use of the Service and supersede all previous agreements relating to the Service.
25.4. If any part of these Terms and Conditions is determined to be legally invalid or unenforceable, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the Terms and Conditions shall continue in effect.
26.1. The English language version of these Terms and Conditions and of any content on the Site will prevail over any other language version which we may issue from time to time.
27.1. This Agreement is governed by the laws of Malta, whose courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute arising therefrom. We cannot accept responsibility under the laws of any other jurisdiction.
Note that any specific terms relating to any particular bonus and/or promotion will take precedence over these terms and conditions in the event of any inconsistency or discrepancy.
28.1. You may be eligible to participate in bonus programmes, the conditions, amount and issuance of which shall be subject to our discretion, and shall be non-transferable. Any bonus offered by us (including, but not limited to, any form of Cashback Bonus, Deposit Bonus, Refer-a-Friend scheme, cashback bets and free bets) is limited to one per Account which shall mean no more than one bonus offer per user, IP address, computer device, family, residential address, telephone number, credit or debit card and/or e-payment account. For the avoidance of doubt, no person who has held an Expekt account and was eligible or has received a Welcome Cashback or Welcome Deposit Bonus at any time may receive a further Welcome Cashback or Deposit Bonus in relation to any Expekt account. Free bets cannot be used to bet on combined bets unless a first deposit has been made. Save in relation to the Welcome Cashback Bonus (which may be offered from time to time), to unlock or withdraw the bonus, the bonus amount (or other promotional action) received must have been bet six times, on one or more bets with a minimum of 2.00 odds. Each bet must be placed on an event with three or more potential outcomes. If the bonus amount is placed on more than one bet, each bet must be placed on different markets (i.e. different bet types on one fixture or one bet type on different fixtures).
28.2. Turnover requirements apply to bonuses unless stated otherwise. Bonuses cannot be withdrawn unless the associated wagering requirements have been fulfilled. Customers should refer to the clauses below as well as to the terms and conditions of any specific promotion or bonus offer program on the relevant landing page on the Site.
28.3. Expekt awards bonuses and entry to selected promotions in good faith to players who use its services for entertainment purposes and as a token of appreciation for loyal play. Free bets, bonuses and entry to promotions will be revoked, denied or withdrawn from players who abuse the spirit of this offer. We reserve the right to cancel/remove a bonus offer at any time in case of any suspected abuse of the offer and to terminate the offender’s account with immediate effect. At its sole discretion, Expekt reserves the right not to issue refunds of any deposits, balances or winnings generated on the account should Abuse be suspected. Expekt retains its right to prosecute offenders. ‘Abuse’ includes, but is not limited to, the opening of multiple accounts to claim multiple bonuses. Further, where any term of a bonus offer or promotion is breached or there is any reasonable suspicion by Expekt that a series of bets has been placed by a customer or group of customers which, due to a bonus, free bet or any other promotional offer results in guaranteed customer profits irrespective of the outcome, whether individually or as part of a group, Expekt reserves the right to reclaim the bonus and in its absolute discretion to settle bets at the correct odds, void the free bets and/or void any bet funded by the bonus or bonus winnings. We reserve the right to cancel a bonus given to you following a deposit made by you if the deposit has not been used to place a bet. We reserve the right to cancel a bonus and any winnings made by betting with all or part of the bonus amount in the event that we suspect that bonus abuse has occurred. Expekt reserves its right to request proof of your identity, age and origin of funds at any time, including prior to crediting your Account with a bonus.
28.4. For Accounts credited with bonus amounts - bets placed will be taken from any cash deposits first and, once all cash deposits have been used, from the bonus amounts in the Account. Please note that you will only be able to receive or benefit from offers that apply to your country of residence and, where stated, deposit payment method. Expekt reserves the right to vary the amount of bonuses granted and the currencies in which they are granted depending on the user’s country of residence at any time and for any reason whatsoever. Expekt reserves the right to offer a specific bonus to a specific customer or group of customers, to terminate a bonus offer without notice or compensation, to change the terms of a bonus offer and/or to exchange one type of bonus offer for another at its sole discretion and at any time.
28.5. The following clauses 28.5 and 28.6 inclusive are applicable in the event that the refer-a-friend promotion is offered on the Site, or on one or more language versions of the Site. For the avoidance of doubt, the refer-a-friend promotion is not offered to UK residents. Access to the promotion may be offered or withdrawn from residents of other countries from time to time. In the event that the promotion is made available, entry to the promotion is made via the promotion page which is clearly displayed on the Site. Where offered, the bonus is applicable to existing users who have an Account (Referrer) and who refer for registration to the Site a friend or colleague who does not, and has never had, an Account (Referee). Referrers are not permitted to refer a member of their family nor are they permitted to refer friends or colleagues from the same household or with whom they share a credit or debit card, e-payment account, IP address and/or computer device. In the event that Expekt reasonably suspects that a Referrer has used spam, large email distribution lists or any other type of email abuse in order to refer new users, Expekt will not award a bonus to the Referrer. Expekt reserves the right to impose a limit on the number of invitations which a user may send to referees per day. Where this limit is imposed, it is communicated on the Refer-A-Friend page. Expekt reserves the right to withhold the bonus from the Referrer and to discount bets made by one or more Referees where Expekt suspects that the Referrer/Referee(s) has abused the spirit of the bonus offer including, but not limited to, instances where Referees make identical or very similar deposit and betting patterns. Expekt further reserves the right to block the Referrer and any associated Referees, from being able to participate in the Refer-a-Friend Promotion, to suspend the Account of the Referrer and any associated Referees pending investigation into bonus abuse and/or fraud, and to terminate those Account(s).
28.6. In order for the Referrer and the Referee to receive a bonus, the Referee, having opened an Account, must deposit the minimum deposit amount (as stated in the specific terms and conditions of the promotion which are located on the promotion landing page on the Site) in his Account, must then wager the stated amount and must then place at least 10 separate bets on sports events with at least three possible outcomes, the odds for which must be a minimum of 2.00 (Qualifying Bets). Each of the 10 Qualifying Bets must be placed on different markets (i.e. different bet types on one fixture or one bet type on different fixtures). Within 24 hours of the Referee having placed all 10 valid bets or having wagered the required amount, whichever comes latest, a cash reward will be credited to the Referrer’s Account. Further conditions may apply to the Refer-A-Friend promotion, depending on the Referrer/Referee’s country of residence. Any such conditions can be found in the specific terms and conditions of the promotion which are located on the promotion landing page on the Site, in the language linked to the user’s account.
Welcome Cashback Bonus
28.7 This clause 28.7 is applicable in the event that the Welcome Cashback Bonus promotion is offered on the Site, or on one or more language versions of the Site. In the case where the promotion is made available to residents of certain territories, entry to the promotion is made via the registration page which is clearly displayed on the Site. Where offered, the bonus is only available to applicants for an Account who have never held an Account before. Any user who has already held, or who already holds, an Account or who is resident in a jurisdiction where this bonus is not offered will not receive a Welcome Cashback bonus. Only the first Account registered from a computer will be eligible to receive the Welcome Cashback Bonus. Only Accounts registered in the Sports universe will be eligible to receive the Welcome Cashback bonus. Any subsequent registrations made from the same computer device will not be eligible to receive the Welcome Cashback Bonus. The bonus is applicable to Qualifying Users who place their first bet and lose this bet. The amount lost on this first bet up to the maximum amount stated in the specific terms and conditions of the promotion which are located on the promotion landing page on the Site will then be refunded to the user’s Account. The Welcome Cashback bonus can be used on all sports bets on the Site with the exception of system bets and Colossus. Any user who inserts the name of his Introducer upon registration for an Account (where applicable) will be entered into the Refer-a-Friend promotion. Further conditions may apply to the Welcome Cashback bonus, depending on the user’s country of residence and deposit payment method. Any such conditions can be found in the specific terms and conditions of the promotion which are located on the promotion landing page on the Site, in the language linked to the user’s account.
Welcome Deposit Bonus
28.8. This clause 28.8 is applicable in the event that the Welcome Deposit Bonus promotion is offered on the Site, or on one of more language versions of the Site. The Welcome Deposit bonus is available to applicants for an Account who have never held an Account before, have never received a Welcome Cashback Bonus offer or a Welcome Deposit Bonus offer and who are invited to take part in the Welcome Deposit Bonus by virtue of it being specifically offered to them when they register on the Site (Qualifying Users). Any user who has already held, or who already holds, an Account will not receive a Deposit bonus. The Welcome Deposit bonus is applicable to Qualifying Users who make an initial deposit in their Account and complete any applicable wagering requirements of that deposit. Maximum deposits, bonus percentages awarded, eligible deposit payment method and, where applicable, deposit wagering requirements are stated in the specific terms and conditions of the promotion which are located on the promotion landing page on the Site. The amount deposited on the user’s Account will be matched with a bonus which is a percentage of the amount deposited, up to the maximum stated amount. In order to unlock or withdraw the bonus, the user must bet the bonus amount six times, on one or more bets with a minimum of 2.00 odds. Each bet must be placed on an event with three or more potential outcomes. If the bonus amount is placed on more than one bet, each bet must be placed on different markets (i.e. different bet types on one fixture or one bet type on different fixtures). These withdrawal conditions in relation to the entire bonus amount must be satisfied in order to withdraw the bonus amount and any winnings derived from any part of the bonus. Where the withdrawal conditions have not been satisfied, and/or where Expekt suspects that bonus abuse has occurred, and a withdrawal request is made by the user, Expekt reserves the right to cancel the bonus offer and any winnings made by betting with the bonus amount and terminate the account without effecting any refunds of balances on the account. The Deposit bonus can be used on all sports bets on the Site except on Colossus. Expekt reserves the right to vary the amount and the terms of the Welcome Deposit Bonus granted to specific customers at any time and for whatever reason. Specific terms and conditions governing any revised bonus amount or bonus structure will be made available to the customers concerned and may include a requirement that the user is resident in a specific country.
Casino/Live Casino/GAMES Promotions
28.9. The terms and conditions governing any promotions and/or bonuses we offer to you in our Casino, Live Casino, and GAMES universes form part of these Terms and Conditions. Terms and conditions in relation to promotions can be found on the specific promotion landing page and those governing any bonuses offered to you are available at: Expekt Casino Bonus
28.10. Any bonus offered by us is limited to one offer per Account which shall mean no more than one bonus per user, IP address, computer device, family, residential address, telephone number, credit or debit card and/or e-payment account. Rules governing bonuses and how to unlock them are additionally stated in the terms and conditions of individual promotions. Expekt reserves the right to vary the amount of bonuses granted and the currencies in which they are granted depending on the user’s country of residence at any time and for any reason whatsoever. Expekt reserves the right to offer a specific bonus to a specific customer or group of customers, to terminate a bonus offer and/or to exchange one type of bonus offer for another at its sole discretion and at any time.
28.11. Expekt offers progressive jackpots on certain games in good faith to players who use its services for entertainment purposes. We reserve theright to cancel or remove a player’s access to these games in the case of suspected abuse of this offer and also, should we deem so necessary, terminate the offender’s account with immediate effect. In the case of an offender’s account being closed, Expekt will not be liable to refund any losses made by a player on any games or to refund any balances on the players account. ‘Abuse’ includes but is not limited to using software and/or opening multiple game windows in order to play more rounds of a game than can naturally be done by a player with one game window opening, whilst also targeting games with ‘value’ jackpots and playing them to the exclusion of all other games. In all cases of abuse Expekt retains the right to confiscate all the winnings and any balances remaining on the accounts.
28.12. Information regarding poker Bonuses can be found in the Official House Rules in the Poker universe on the Site.
28.13.1 You are eligible to get Freebets only if you have an account on the Site.
28.13.2 The Freebet is credited on your player account. The balance regarding your potential Freebets will be shown in a different section from your cash balance. Freebets can only be used to place Sportsbook bets and can't be withdrawn. In case of a definitive account closure or definitive self-exclusion of a player's account, the Freebet balance cannot be withdrawn and will be forfeited.
28.13.3 By placing a bet with a Freebet, the player can only win the net winnings of the bet, meaning the difference between the bet's winnings and the stake of the bet placed with a Freebet. If the bet wins, the net winnings will be credited to the customer's cash balance and will be available for withdrawal. E.G: A player places a €5 bet with Freebet money on a draw on the game between Chelsea and Liverpool with odds 3.00. If the bet wins, the player will be credited (€5 x 3) - €5 = €10 on his cash balance.
28.13.4 You can place a bet using the full amount of your Freebet balance or using it only partially. However, you cannot place the same bet using both cash and Freebet money.
28.13.5 Freebet cannot be used in conjunction with Cash-Out and Multi + features and cannot be cumulated with any other promotions.
The sports betting rules set out here are subject to modification at any time at our sole discretion.
These rules are the General Rules and there are exceptions according to the specific sport. Any deviation from the General Rules is stated under the rules of the specific sport below. All rules apply to both live and pre-live bets unless otherwise stated. Where any matter is not covered by these rules or by the contents of the Site, Expekt reserves the right to make a decision on an individual basis and on the basis of equity.
1.1. Any bet placed through our Site is binding on both parties: we on the one side, and you who placed the bet on the other. Each bet is considered to be effective once you confirm your bet on our Site and as soon as the confirmed stake appears in your Account. Once the bet has been confirmed, you can no longer cancel it, nor alter its features. By wagering on any game at Expekt, the customer warrants that he/she is familiar with the rules of such sport/game and acknowledges that the betting rules of each game are set out here and below. All bets will be settled at the odds on offer when the bet was placed. Expekt reserves the right to change the odds on offer at any time as well as suspend or close betting on events before the scheduled start time.
1.2. Betting deadlines– Pre-live bets can be placed up to the time indicated on the Site, which may not correspond to the start time of the event. Expekt reserves the right to void any live or pre-live bet placed after the deadline indicated (including owing to content timing errors or revised start times) and/or in any case after the start time of the event.
1.3. Outright Betting - Outright bets are considered all in run or not and so will be settled as a loss if the selection does not take part in the event. Dead heat rules apply.
1.4. Dead Heat rules - In the event of at least two competitors being declared the winner (a “Dead Heat”), the number of paying places remaining after clear winners are settled is divided by the number of players sharing those places. The odds for your selection are then multiplied by this number.e.g. (Competition with 5 paying places). The top two players are settled while four players share third place. Since there are only three remaining paying places for these four players, the place odds for each player are multiplied by 0.75.
1.5. Head to heads and 3 way - Unless otherwise stated in the betting rules for the specific sport:If one or more participants fail to start, all bets are considered void. At least one participant must finish the event or the bet is considered void. If all participants are disqualified or otherwise excluded, bets are void. If both participants in a head to head achieve the same result and no draw odds are offered then bets will be void. In cases with 3 or more participants, where 2 participants or more achieve the same result then the dead heat rule will apply.Over/under markets – If the total amount of goals/points etc. is the exact equal to the line quoted and no winning line is quoted, the bets will be void.Handicap markets – if the scores are level after the handicap has been accounted for and no odds have been offered for a handicap draw, then bets will be void.
1.6. Cancelled and postponed events – Unless stated otherwise in the specific sports rules, any event, match or competition which is cancelled abandoned or otherwise does not last for the full statutory timeframe will be considered void. Any game which is delayed or postponed must take place or resume within 36 hours of its original start time otherwise bets will be made void. However, bets related to results which are able to be determined at the moment of event suspension (for example, the half-time result) will be settled.
1.7. Results – Official websites of the event or association will be used to determine bet settlement. Where evidence from TV pictures, screenshots or match reports indicate that the official site has made an error, we reserve the right to make settlements from alternative sources. Bet results are settled according to the official result announced at the end of the event. Any change to the score or result following settlement, including disqualifications or subsequent penalties, even if made by an official source, will not be taken into account for the purposes of the bet, with the exception of challenges made by tennis players (see specific rules on Tennis below).
1.8. Listing bets – The designated home team appears on the left hand side and the designated away team appears on the right hand side, unless otherwise stated. In the event of a match taking place at a neutral venue or where no home team is declared, the team listed first (on the left) on the Site is the designated home team for betting purposes. The team listed second (on the right) on the Site is designated away team for betting purposes. If the case occurs where the event is played at a venue which is different to that listed on our site, all bets on the event will be void unless the specific sports rules state that bets will stand in the case of a change of venue. In case of any discrepancy/discordance between name and number of a competitor, we will take the name of the competitor into consideration for the outcome of the bets.
1.9. Errors - We reserve the right to refuse to accept any bet without notification, justification or compensation. We shall in no way be held liable for typing, transmission, display, publishing, betting information or odds errors. If any pre-live bet is accepted in error, we reserve the right to void that bet where there were obvious errors concerning the entry of odds and/or results (for example: a mistaken inversion of teams, odds, results, etc.). If any in-running (live) bets are accepted in error, all such bets will be made void.
1.10. Involvement/Prior Knowledge – By placing a bet, you agree that:
1.10.1 where we have reason to believe that a bet has been placed after the outcome of an event is known (even if it is known just to the person placing the bet), we reserve the right to void the bet(s) concerned.
1.10.2 you are not placing such bet directly or indirectly on an event in which you are taking active part, in any capacity, including, but not limited to, as an event official, sports player, coach, club/team manager or employee. Where you are involved in the event, we reserve the right to void the bet(s) concerned and pass on all relevant details to the relevant authorities, including the International Betting Integrity Association;
1.10.3 in the event that an announcement and/or information in the public domain in relation to the bet or betting market is made which significantly alters odds of any bet, Expekt is permitted to void the bet concerned at its sole discretion. In relation to individual bets, this means that we will refund the stake to the customer's Account. In a combination bet, this means that the combined bet stands but the total odds will be calculated without the odds of the bet that has been declared void (i.e. the odds of the void bet will be evaluated at 1.00);
1.11. Final authority – Our records shall be the final authority in determining the validity and terms of any wagers you place and the circumstances in which they were made.
1.12. Live Betting – The live betting schedule can be amended at any time due to changes in transmission plans by broadcasters. Should a bet be placed at an incorrect price due to delayed ‘Live’ coverage of an event and where a team/player has gained a significant advantage, bets will be voided.
1.13. Related Contingency - Expekt does not accept multiple bets which have related contingency and reserves the right to void, at its discretion, multiple bets placed on related contingencies. A related contingency is a multiple bet where the outcome of one selection can contribute to the outcome of another selection. An example of this would be a multiple bet containing selections for Spain to be top European team in the World Cup and Spain to win the World Cup. Combinations with related contingencies will be automatically blocked and unavailable to place in multiples during regular bet placement. In instances where a bet containing related contingencies has been accepted in error Expekt will completely void the multiple placed and will return the stake to the customer. Expekt reserves the right to determine which bets have related contingency. In certain instances, Expekt will make available combinations of related contingencies for customers to place bets on – a typical example of this would be Pele to be World Cup Top Goalscorer and Brazil to win the World Cup.
1.14. Technical Errors - Expekt reserves the right to suspend betting during an event due to failed transmission or other technical related issues or if we suspect fraud. We further reserve the right to cancel bets even subsequently if any such bet was won by the customer as a result of a technical fault or error, inclusive of but not limited to an error or fault in transmission. In any such case, the stake of the bet or game shall be re-credited to the player's Account. Nevertheless, we reserve the right to hold a customer liable for any damage caused to or suffered by us as a result of such customer knowingly taking advantage of a technical or administrative error when making and/or receiving payments.
1.15. Betting as Individuals – Customers must register their bets as individuals. Repeated requests containing the same selection(s) from the same or different customers may be subsequently deemed void where Expekt reasonably suspects that the customers are acting in collusion or as a syndicate and/or where bet requests are registered within a short time of each other. Expekt further reserves the right to withhold payment while an investigation is being undertaken and to subsequently retain the funds where there is reasonable evidence of suspicious or fraudulent betting activity.
1.16. Irregularities – Any suspected irregularities in the game or sporting event may lead to Expekt withholding payment until a full investigation has taken place. Any such investigation will be carried out by Expekt in cooperation with the relevant governing body and/or independent authority. Any subsequent action taken may include the voiding of relevant bets and/or the withholding of funds. We reserve the right to pass on your personal data to third parties such as government institutions, governing bodies, authorities or any other reputable third party which deals with related offences, such offences including, but not limited to, match or price rigging.
1.17. Multiples – Should a multiple bet include a non-runner or a void selection, the bet will be settled on the remaining selections. Odds on the void selection will bet set to 1.00.
1.18. Tattersall’s Rule 4 – Tattersall's Rule 4 allows for a deduction from winnings in the event that a competitor withdraws from an event. As the withdrawal of a competitor makes it easier for the remaining competitors to win, Rule 4 deductions take into account the additional advantage that the other competitors have. Deductions from winnings are calculated as follows:
Price of competitor at time of withdrawal
Deduction from winnings
1/9 or shorter
90p in £
2/11 to 2/17
85p in £
1/4 to 1/5
80p in £
3/10 to 2/7
75p in £
2/5 to 1/3
70p in £
8/15 to 4/9
65p in £
8/13 to 4/7
60p in £
4/5 to 4/6
55p in £
20/21 to 5/6
50p in £
Evens to 6/5
45p in £
5/4 to 6/4
40p in £
13/8 to 7/4
35p in £
15/8 to 9/4
30p in £
5/2 to 3/1
25p in £
10/3 to 4/1
20p in £
9/2 to 11/2
15p in £
6/1 to 9/1
10p in £
10/1 to 14/1
5p in £
1.19. Scoreboard – Scoreboard – The scoreboard (showing scores and/or ranking) available on the Site for live events is for information purposes only and should merely be used as a guide. Expekt cannot be held responsible for any errors on the live scoreboard and it is the customer's responsibility to check the correct status of the event before placing a bet. Although we will endeavour to ensure that the information/data provided is correct and accurate, if an error is made be it a human error or an error resulting from technical problems, we do not assume any liability whatsoever resulting from that error or from reliance on anyone's part on our data. Bets will not be cancelled solely on the basis of incorrect information on the scoreboard.
1.20. Winnings will be automatically paid into your Account as soon as reasonably practicable after the event is settled and can immediately be used to place further bets.
1.21. We reserve the right to correct any potential calculation errors in your Account balance at any time, including for bets whose winnings have been awarded.
1.22. The maximum amount of winnings payable to you is limited to 200,000 Euros (or its equivalent in other accepted currencies) per customer and per bet if it concerns a single or a multiple. We will apply this rule without any obligation to notify you - at the time that you confirm your bet - that the potential payout for the bet you have just placed is higher than the maximum amount of 200,000 Euros which will be paid to you if you win your bet. Expekt reserves the right to apply a winnings limit different to that stated in this paragraph and/or to determine specific winnings limits in respect of individual players at its sole discretion.
1.23. The limit of winnings that can be accumulated by you during one week (from Monday at 00.00 to the following Sunday at 24.00 (Central European Time) is 500,000 Euros (or its equivalent in other accepted currencies). Expekt reserves the right to apply a weekly winnings limit different to that stated in this paragraph and/or to determine specific winnings limits in respect of individual players at its sole discretion. The minimum stake for any bet is €0.10, £0.10, 5 CZK, 1 SEK, 1 NOK, 0.20 BRL or US$0.10. There is no stated maximum limit for bets, however we reserve the right to limit the maximum stake for certain bets, without communicating them on the Site. If this is the case and you place a bet whose stake exceeds the limit fixed by us, the system will nonetheless accept your bet at a lower stake and inform you about it. If you have placed several identical bets (single bets or bets in one or several multiple combinations) whose winnings exceed the aforementioned limits, we shall reserve the right to reduce the stakes placed by you on the bets concerned such that your winnings remain within the defined winnings limits.
2.1. Acceptance of bets
Pre-Event and In-Play (Live) bets on football matches apply to the statutory minutes play, including injury time. If a match is abandoned before 90 minutes and injury time have been completed then all bets are considered void, unless unconditionally determined. If the statutory time for a football match differs from 90 minutes and then the statutory length must be played (e.g. 80 minutes). Exceptions to this are in the case of the matches being completed within 36 hours of kickoff where bets will stand on the final result after the resumption of the match. Exceptions also involve friendly matches where bets will be settled at the final whistle regardless of whether the full statutory 90 minutes has been played. However, if more than two halves are played in a match, all bets on that match will be void.
2.2. Official results
All bets will be settled on the result on the field of play. Decisions after the match taken by FIFA, UEFA etc will not count for betting purposes. Results are after full time, including any injury time added by the referee, but excluding extra time and penalty shootouts unless stated otherwise.
2.3. Neutral venues
A team in European competition is classed as being at home as long as the match is played in their own country. If a game is switched to another ground bets stand as long as the new ground is also in the same country and is not the opponents ground. We will use our best endeavours to identify on the Site all matches played at a neutral venue but concerning matches played at a neutral venue (whether indicated on our Site or not), bets will stand regardless of which team is listed as the home team.
2.4. Postponed matches
If a match is postponed and rescheduled to be played within 36 hours of the original date then all bets will stand. If the match is not rescheduled within 36 hours then all bets will be void. Information errors do not count as original dates.
2.5. Double Chance
Bets settled on the outcome of the match. 1X= Home team win or draw. X2 = Away team win or draw 12 = Home or Away team win (i.e. game not to be a draw)
2.6. Correct Score
Bets on correct score stand if the match is played for at least the stipulated time for a valid match. The result is after full time, excluding extra time and penalties, unless stated otherwise.
Bets are settled on the result of the match at half time and at full time.
2.8. Total Goals
Bets that are settled by the time the match is abandoned are dealt with as being active. i.e. A bet on Over 2.5 goals when a game is 2-1 and abandoned is settled as a win. A bet on Under 2.5 in the same game is settled as a loss. In the total goals odd or even market 0-0 counts as even.
2.9. First scorer
Bets stand if at least one goal has been scored in the match irrespective of if the match later is abandoned. If no goal is scored, bets on 'no scorer’ win and all other bets lose. If no goals are scored and the match is abandoned before the stipulated time for a valid match, all bets are void. Stakes are refunded on listed players that take no part or come on after the first goal has been scored. If the first goal is an ‘own goal’ (and ‘own goal’ is not quoted) all bets on first scorer (including bets on ‘any unlisted player’) are still open and will be settled on the second goal scored in the match. If there are no more goals after an ‘own goal’ then bets on ‘no goal scorer’ win.
2.10. Last Scorer
Bets are valid if the match is played for at least the stipulated time for a valid match. Stakes are refunded on listed players that take no part in the game. If there are no more goals after an ‘own goal’ then bets on penultimate scorer win. If no penultimate scorer then bets on 'no scorer' win.
2.11. Score anytime in 90 minutes/Player to score 2/3 or more
Stakes are refunded only on listed players that take no part. Therefore as long as a player appears on the pitch, for however little time, the bet is active.
2.12.First Goalscorer and Match Result
Bet on the combination of the player to score the first goal and the match result. Stakes are refunded only on listed players that do not take part. Therefore, as long as a player appears on the pitch, for however little time, the bet is active. Bet applies to the statutory 90 minutes play, including injury time and added time.
2.13. Anytime Goalscorer and Match Result
Bet on the combination of the playerto score anytime and the match result. Stakes are refunded only on listed players that do not take part. Therefore, as long as a player appears on the pitch, for however little time, the bet is active. Bet applies to the statutory 90 minutes play, including injury time and added time
2.14. Next Goalscorer
This bet is available in-play (live). Bet applies to the statutory 90 minutes play, including injury time and added time. Extra time does not count.If there is an own goal (and own goal is not quoted) then it does not count as a goal and bets roll on to the next goal. If there is no goal after bet placement (and no goal or no next goalscorer is not quoted) then bets are void on the market .
2.15. Player specials (e.g. To Score Y/N, To Score 2 or more, To Score and his team win, to receive a card)
Yes/No bets will be void if the listed player(s) does not start regardless of whether they then come on a substitute and later score/receive a card etc. In play stakes are refunded only on listed players that do not take part. Therefore, as long as a player appears on the pitch, for however little time, the bet is active. Bet applies to the statutory 90 minutes play, including injury time and added time.
2.16. Goal Minutes
For time frame specified betting (10 minute windows, for example), if the match is abandoned after the specific time period has elapsed, bets will stand. Events must take place between 00:00 and 09:59 to be classed in the first 10 minutes (e.g. a corner which is awarded in this period but only taken after 09:59 will not count).
Example: 1-10 defined as 00:00-09:59. 11-20 as 10:00-19:59 and in a similar manner for all time frames.
Aggregate goal times total in regular time. Goal times are recorded as the full minute they are scored in according to the Official source. The 1st minute of the game is from 00:01 to 01:00. The 2nd minute is from 1:01 to 2:00 etc. Any goal scored in injury time in the 1st half will be recorded as the 45th minute. Any goal scored in injury time in the 2nd half will be recorded as the 90th minute.
2.17. Shirt numbers
The aggregate number of shirt numbers of the goalscorers in a match in regular time. If any goal is an own goal, the shirt number of the scorer of the own goal will count. In the event of uncertainty about who scored a goal, settlement will be determined by the official source. Settlement will be on shirt number worn at the start of play for all players.
2.18. Halftime result
Bets on halftime results stand if the first half is finished, irrespective of if the match later is abandoned.
2.19. First yellow/red card
Bets on first yellow/red card are valid if at least one card has been awarded, irrespective of if the match later is abandoned.Cards shown to non-players (e.g. managers or substitutes who play no subsequent part in the game) do not count towards the total. Any yellow or red cards in extra time or which are shown after the final whistle do not count.
2.20. First free kick/corner
Bets on first free kick/corner are valid if at least one free kick/corner has been awarded, irrespective of if the match later is abandoned.
2.21. First substitution
Bets on first substitution are valid if at least one substitution has been made, irrespective of if the match later is abandoned.
2.22. Penalty Awarded
Yes / No - Bet on whether or not you think a penalty will be awarded during statutory play.
2.22.1 To Score a Penalty
Bet on whether the home team, the away team or either team will score a penalty during the match – penalty shoot-outs are not included.
2.23. Time of first/last goal
Goal times are recorded as the full minute they are scored in according to the Official source. If no goal has been scored and the match is abandoned before the stipulated time for a valid match, stakes are refunded. If at least one goal has been scored, bets on the correct choice win irrespective of if the match later is abandoned.
2.24. Total Bookings Points
The bookings points market works on the basis of 10 points being awarded for a yellow card and 25 for a red card. The maximum points total per player is 35 even if a player is sent off for a second bookable offence. Cards shown to non-players (e.g. managers or substitutes who play no subsequent part in the game) do not count towards the total. Any yellow or red cards in extra time or which are shown after the final whistle do not count.
All bets on team to kick-off stand if a kick-off has been made in the match, irrespective of if the match later is abandoned.
2.26. Home team to score
Bets stand if the home team has scored at least one goal in the match irrespective of if the match is later abandoned. The home team refers to the team listed first in the match, even if they may not be playing at home.
2.27. Away team to score
Bets stand if the away team has scored at least one goal in the match irrespective of if the match is later abandoned. The away team refers to the team listed second in the match.
2.28. Both teams to score
Bets stand if both teams have scored in the match irrespective of if the match is later abandoned.
2.29. Mythical Matches
Both matches must be played for at least the stipulated time for a valid match unless the result of the mythical match can be unconditionally determined. e.g. a team in an abandoned match has already scored 2 goals and a team in a completed match only scored 1 goal.
Corners awarded but not taken do not count for any corners markets. Retaken corners only count once.
2.31. Race to (x)Corners
Bet on the first team in the match to be awarded a quoted number of corners. This bet applies to the statutory 90 minutes play, including injury time and added time. In the event of abandonment before 90 minutes have been played then all bets will be void unless settlement is already determined to (x) Corners.
2.32. Next Goal Method
Bet on the method by which the first or next (as specified) goal of the match will be scored. There are 4 possible outcomes: Header, Free Kick, Penalty or Shot. Shot includes all goal options not included in the other options. If the goal is classified as an own goal or there is no goal scored, all bets taken will be void. The official tournament website will be considered when available. Unless otherwise stated bet applies to the statutory 90 minutes play, including injury time and added time.
2.33. Shots on Target, Possession, Offsides, Fouls committed special bets
Extra time will count if played. Unless otherwise stated the official sources used to result markets will be Uefa.com (press kit final match report) for UEFA matches and Fifa.com for FIFA matches. All other competitions will be resulted from ESPN.
In the case of no result being supplied by the above named websites then ESPN will be used. If ESPN cannot be used for settlement within 36 hours then bets will be void regardless of other sources.
Possession percentages will be rounded to the nearest whole number.
2.34. Football Specials Match Day goals markets.
These bets involve all matches in a specified competition and timescale. For example 'Eng. Premier League (07/09-09/09)' includes all Eng. Premier League games played 07/09 to 09/09 inclusive. Extra time does not count.
Should a match be postponed and played within the dates stated, or within 36 hours of the original start time, then bets will stand, otherwise bets will be settled under the following rules: For bet types with a specified two-way total goal line then the match will be allocated 2 goals. For total goal lines bets involving home or away teams then the team involved will be allocated 1 goal. For bets on total goals involving more than 2 outcomes then the match will be allocated 2.5 goals. If 2 or more games are postponed then all bets will be void.First Team to Score: The result (determined in minutes and seconds) will be settled according to the match time shown by the official broadcaster or, alternatively, by the official website of the competition. In the event of the first goal being scored at the exact same time then dead heat rules will apply.Highest Scoring Team/Game - In the event of a tie then team/game with the earliest goal will be the winner, determined by the match time (in minutes and seconds) shown by the official broadcaster or, alternatively, by the official website of the competition. In the event of a tie in terms of goals scored and time of the first goal then dead heat rules apply. 35. Tournament Markets These bets involve markets offered which relate to results from a tournament, for example World Cup, European Championships etc. and include markets such as total goals, red cards, top goalscorer etc.Own goals and incidents in extra time count. Goals scored in penalty shootouts do not count.Team to Progress Furthest Head-to-Head: Bet on the team that will progress furthest in the tournament. If teams are eliminated at the same stage, then bets are void.Team to Score Most Goals Head to Head: Bet on the team that will score the most goals in the tournament. If both teams score the same number of goals and Draw is not offered, then bets are void.
3.1. Official results
Results include extra time (overtime) unless stated otherwise.
At least 55 minutes of the match must have been played for bets to be considered valid. If this is not the case, all bets are considered void, unless unconditionally determined. If a match ends in a draw after extra time, money line bets are considered void
If a match is postponed or moved to another day then bets stand providing the game takes place within the same NFL weekly schedule i.e. before the first game of the following week.
3.2. Player Specials and First Scorer
For bets to be active the player needs to be on the active roster, otherwise bets will be void.
3.3. 2nd Half markets
2nd half winner, 2nd half handicap winner and 2nd half total points all include overtime if played.
3.4. Markets, not including over-time
Half-time/full-time, 4th quarter betting.
4.1. Official results
Results become official at the time of the podium presentation. Any change after that to the standings will not count for betting purposes. Bets stand, even if postponed for longer than 36 hours, unless the event is permanently cancelled.
4.2. Head to heads and 3 way
At least one of the contestants must qualify for the finals for the bet to be valid, unless stated otherwise.If only one of the contestants reaches the finals, bets on that contestant win.If none of the contestants qualify for the finals all bets are void. If an athlete retires after the completion of one round then h2h bets placed after the last completed round will be cancelled. Bets placed before this round will stand.
4.3. Total medals
Medals earned in team events count as 1 medal.
5.1. If a match has a change of venue, bets will stand, provided the home team is still designated as the ‘home team’ and the venue has not switched to the opponent’s ground.The statutory timeframe for a match is 80 minutes.Bets are settled according to the official AFL result.
5.2. Match Winner
Any match ending in a draw will result in a push (void match) and stakes refunded unless a price is offered for the draw.
5.3. Match Result - Bets settled at the end of regular time including the draw.
5.4. Grand Final Winner -Bets will be settled as the winner of the Grand final including play-offs.
5.5. Odd/Even bets - Bet on whether the total points for said period will be odd or even. For the purposes of settlement ‘0’ counts as even.
5.6. Quarter Result - Bet on the result of the named quarter only: Home, Away or Draw. 4th quarter does not include overtime.
All rules apply to both ‘pre-live’ and ‘live’ betting.
In the event of a change in venue, all bets will stand.
6.1. Match Winner
A match is deemed to have started after the first point has been played. In the event of a match not starting, all bets will be void. A match must be fully completed for the bet to stand.
6.2. Set Winner
The entire set must be completed for bets to stand.
6.3. Outright betting
All bets stand except for those placed on participants not competing in first round heats/qualification .
7.1. Official results
Bandy matches must go at least 80 minutes to be considered valid or else all bets are considered void unless unconditionally determined. If a game is not played in 2 halves of 45 minutes then bets on totals and handicap will be void. If a match is postponed and rescheduled to be played within 36 hours of the original date then all bets will stand.
All bets include extra innings unless otherwise stated.
If a match changes from the original venue, bets will stand as long as the home team is still listed as the home team and the match is not played at the opponent’s ground.
All games must start on the scheduled date (local time) or matches will be void. Any games postponed or cancelled will be void.
For betting purposes called or suspended matches do NOT carry over to the following day, except for MLB play-off matches where a 48-hour rule be applied to enable the conclusion of the match.
Outrights - include play-offs unless otherwise stated. Divisional betting is settled on the record at the end of the regular season. At least 90% of regular season games must be played for bets to be valid. All bets stand regardless of a change to name or location.
All bets placed before a change of either pitcher will be void. It is the customer’s responsibility to be aware of any pitcher changes.
4½ innings rule - If a game is called or suspended, winners are official after at least 5 full innings of play are complete (4½ if the home team is leading). For betting purposes winners are determined after the last full inning played (unless the home team scores to tie or is leading in the bottom of the inning, and the score is determined at the time of the called game).
Postponed/cancelled game – when a game is NOT started on the original scheduled date, bet will be void.
Play-off postponed games – if game is not started on the original scheduled date bets will be void
All bets include extra-innings unless otherwise stated
If a match changes from the original venue, bets will stand as long as the home team is still listed as the home team and the match is not played at the opponents ground.
In the event of a “Mercy Rule”, bets will be settled in the official score at the time.
Double header rules – in case of doubleheader(s) it is the customers responsibility to check the start times of each game.
In cases where the match starts, but is delayed/suspended for any reason (e.g. bad weather) bets will be settled on the “5 Innings Rule”
5 inning rules – if less than 5 innings are played, and the game is continued the following day bets will stand on the final result.
5 inning rules – if more than 5 innings are played (41/2), bets will be settled as the score at the time of suspension.
In any other cases where the match/inning is not complete – bets will be void except those where the result is already determined.
9.1. Official results - Unless otherwise stated results include extra time only when the scores are equal after regular time.
9.2. Markets which do NOT including overtime - Match result (where draw odds are offered), Half-time/full-time, Highest Scoring Quarter, 4th Quarter markets.
9.3. Bets on point spreads are considered void if the teams adjusted scores result in a draw and no draw odds are offered.
9.4. Bets on over/under a given total are considered void if the final match score exactly equals the total and no draw odds are offered.
9.5. Quarter and Half markets – specified period must be completed in its entirety or bets will be void, with the exception of bets where the result is unconditionally determined.
9.6. Bets on 4th quarter markets do not include Overtime unless otherwise stated.
9.7. Race To X – when no result is established bets will be void.
9.8. Postponed matches - A match must start on the stipulated date (local time) for bets to stand. If a match is cancelled or moved, all bets are considered void.
9.9. If a game starts but is not completed then all bets will be void apart from those which have been unconditionally determined.
9.10. Player specials - As long as players play then bets are valid. Players do not need to start. Dead-Heat rules may apply.
9.11. In cases of dispute, bets settled on the official boxscore, and if no boxscore is available settlement will be at our discretion.
9.12. Outright Markets – Unless otherwise stated, bet settlement includes the play-offs. Divisional Betting is settled at the end of the regular season.
9.13. Series Betting – series must be completed in full or bets will be void.
9.14. Bets on the quarters, (1st to Score, Race to, Handicap, last to score, ODD/EVEN) are settled as per the score of that period only and NOT the cumulative score. 4th Quarter bets DO NOT include overtime.
10.1. Official results
Beach soccer matches must be completed or else all bets are considered void unless unconditionally determined.If a match is postponed and rescheduled to be played within 36 hours of the original date then all bets will stand.
11.1. If a bout is postponed and rescheduled to take place within 30 days of the original date then all bets will stand unless otherwise stated on the bet.
In the event of a change in venue, all bets will stand.
11.2. If a fighter is substituted, all bets on the fight will be made void.
11.3. If any fighter fails to make weight (thus changing the status of the fight, e.g. title fight to non-title fight), bets will be void.
11.4. Fights ending in a ‘No Contest’ or will be settled as void with the exception of bets placed on markets already determined.
11.5. The first bell signals the start of the round and subsequent rounds thereafter.
11.6. The result refers to the final ring-side verdict, regardless of any later change by a governing body or commission (unless the amendment was made due to human error when results were announced ring-side).
11.7. If a points verdict is given before the full number of scheduled rounds have been completed, bets will be settled on the round in which the fight was stopped.
11.8. Match Result (Boxing) - Refers to the official judges’ scorecard at the end of the scheduled rounds, or during the fight if a KO, TKO or Disqualification occurs. Includes quote for the draw.
11.9. Match Winner (MMA) - Refers to the official judges’ scorecard at the end of the scheduled rounds, or during the fight if a KO, TKO or Disqualification or Submission occurs. If the fight ends in a draw market will be void.
11.10. Fight Outcome (5-Way) - Draw is a scorecard draw. KO or TKO is when the fighter is deemed unable to fight during the round. This can occur with a KO, TKO or Tap-out (Submission). Decision is on scorecard points between the 3 assigned judges to the fight. The possibilities are ‘Unanimous decision’ or ‘Split decision’. If the official predetermined maximum number of rounds is changed, then the bets will be void.
11.11. Fight Outcome, 6-way (MMA) - Refers to the official ring/cage decision. KO, TKO, DQ is when the referee stops the fight for due to a KO, TKO, Doctor Stoppage, Corner Stoppage or Retirement due to injury. Submission is when the referee stops the fight due to Tap Out, Technical Submission or Verbal Submission (includes Verbal Submission due to strikes). Decision is on scorecard points between the 3 assigned judges to the fight. The possibilities are ‘Unanimous decision’ or ‘Split decision’. If the fight ends in a draw market will be void.
11.12. Round Betting / Grouped Round Betting / Go the Distance / Total Rounds - If the official predetermined maximum number of rounds is changed, then the bets will be void. For settlement purposes, where a half round is stated, then the halfway point of the round is where under/over is determined. For example, in a 3 minute round the halfway points will be at 1 minute 30 seconds. If a boxer withdraws during the period between rounds, the fight is deemed to have ended in the previous round.
11.13. Knockdown betting markets – a boxer must be knocked down and/or receive a count by the referee. Not including slips.
12.1. Test matches
In matches affected by adverse weather, bets will stand on the official result provided at least one ball has been bowled and in the event of a tie, bets will be settled on the draw.
12.2. Limited Overs matches
In matches affected by adverse weather, bets will be governed by the official competition rules. Bets stand on the official result provided at least one ball has been bowled and in the event of a tie, all bets will be void.
12.3. Series Betting
Bets void if designated number of matches are not completed, unless a sufficient number of tests are played to determine the series.
12.4. Top Series Batsman/Bowler
All in play or not.
12.5. UK County Cricket Match Betting
In the event of a draw or tie, all bets on the match result will be void. In Cup competitions, results will be settled according to the official declared winner.
12.6. Highest Opening Partnerships
Bets void if tied.
12.7. Batting Head to Heads
Both listed players must be selected in the starting 11 for bets to stand.
12.8. Top Batsman in Match
First innings only and bets stand regardless of the number of overs bowled. Bets placed on any player not in the starting 11 are void. Bets on players who are selected but do not bat will be lost. If two or more batsmen are leading runs scorer all bets shall be settled in accordance with general dead heat rules.
12.9. Total/Multi Wides, Sixes and Fours markets
One Day Cricket, Must be a minimum 25 over match for bets to stand. Twenty/20, Minimum 10 over match for bets to stand.
12.10. Player Performance
1 point per run, 20 points per wicket, 10 points per catch, 25 points per stumping. Bets on players who are not in the starting 11 are void. One Day Cricket - must be a minimum 25 over match for bets to stand. Twenty/20 – must be a minimum 10 over match for bets to stand.
13.1. All bets settled on the official classifications at the time of the podium presentation, or in the case of no podium presentation, the classification at the immediate end of the race. Any subsequent changes/disqualifications/appeals after that time will not impact the original bet settlement.
13.2. All bets stand regardless of any modifications/changes/re-starts, prior to or during the event, providing at least 25% of the original stage/race remains and the official characteristics of the impacted stage remain the same.Rule 4 deductions may apply. Dead heat Rules may apply.Outright Markets / Stage Markets / Jersey Winners - all bets count. The race must be completed in full (as decided by the organisers) or an official result must be announced by the official governing body otherwise bets will be voided. In cases where the participant/(s) on whom the bet is placed withdraws from the race or is pulled out of the race, prior to the start of the event or in the course of the event, the bet is considered to be lost and no refund is applicable. Head-to-Head betting (Outright/Stage) – bets settled on the competitor with the higher official classification in the relevant stage or competition. Both competitors must start the stage or competition. If only one competitor finishes the relevant event they will be settled as the winner. If both competitors fail to finish the competition the rider starting the most stages will be settled as the winner. If both competitors retire during the same stage bets will be void (regardless of who retired first).Other Group Betting – All riders must start the specified event, or bets will be void. Settlement will follow the same rules as above for Outright and Stage betting.Jersey Wearers at End of Stage – All riders listed must start for bets to stand.Intermediate Sprint / Mountain Climb Winners – All bets count. All competitors must start the race and pass the intermediary point for bets to stand.
14.1. Outright betting
Bets stand even if the competitor does not compete.
14.2. Match betting
If the match is abandoned before it is completed the player progressing to the next round will be deemed the winner as long as the game has started. Bets stand, even if postponed for longer than 36 hours, unless the match is permanently cancelled.
15.1. All results will be settled according to the competition’s official website.The full competition must be completed or an official result must be announced by the official governing body otherwise bets will be voided. In the event of a change in venue, all bets will stand.
15.2. Pre-Live Markets only:Outright Winner
Bet on a team or fencer to win the competition. Bets on an individual fencer / team will be voided if they do not take part in the event. Bets will stand if the fencer / team starts but doesn’t finish the competition.Podium (Place 1-3): Bet on a team or fencer to finish 1st, 2nd or 3rd in the competition. Bets on an individual fencer / team will be voided if they do not take part in the event. Bets will stand if the fencer / team starts but doesn’t finish the competition.
16.1. Official results
Extra time does not count. If a game starts but is not completed then all bets will be void apart from those which have been unconditionally determined. If a match is postponed and rescheduled to be played within 36 hours of the original date then all bets will stand.
17.1. Official results
A match must go at least full time minus 5 minutes to be considered valid. If this is not the case, all bets are considered void. Overtime and penalties are not included in the final result.If a match is postponed and rescheduled to be played within 36 hours of the original date then all bets will stand.
18.1. Official results
Futsal matches must be completed or else all bets are considered void unless unconditionally determined. Extra time and penalties are not included in the match result unless stated.If a match is postponed and rescheduled to be played within 36 hours of the original date then all bets will stand.
19.1. Outright betting
Play-offs will determine the winner of a golf event if necessary. A player is deemed to have played once he/she has teed off. In the event of a player withdrawing after having teed off, stakes will be lost.Bets on players who withdraw before the start of the tournament will be void.
19.2. Shortened tournaments
If the event is shortened, for instance due to adverse weather, bets will be settled as long as there is an official tournament result (according to the tournament rules, e.g. a minimum of 54 holes played in a PGA tournament) regardless of the number of rounds played. If the tournament is abandoned, any bets placed after the last completed round will be void.
19.3. Head to heads and 3 way
If one of the players misses the cut his opponent is deemed the winner even if the opponent is disqualified later in the competition.If both players miss the cut the lower score wins.If both players in a head to head have the same score the bets are considered void unless a draw option is offered.If all 3 players in a 3 way have the same score then the dead heat rule applies.Play-off results are not included for head to heads.If one player does not tee off then bets are void.
19.4. Making the cut
For bets to stand, the named player must play 36 holes (or 54 or 72 holes in case the cut is made at that point).A player is deemed to have made the cut if the player is eligible to play in the round after the cut is made even if the player chooses not to do so. If a player is not eligible to do so, even if the rules for the cut have been changed during the tournament, that player is deemed to have missed the cut.
19.5. Match play
Bets are settled according to official tournament and match results. This includes when a match finishes early, either by agreement of the players or through injury. When a match finishes before completion of 18 holes, markets such as for example match score will be settled as if the remaining uncompleted holes are ties. For example, a player 2 up at the 13th hole when the match finishes will be deemed to have won 2 & 1 (at the 17th hole). Uncompleted single hole bets will be void.
20.1. Official results
If 60 minutes play is not completed for any reason then all bets will be void, except those that have been unconditionally determined.Extra time does not count. If a game is not played on the scheduled date then all bets will be void
20.2. Player specials
Players must take part in the match for bets to stand.
21.1. Official results
Bets on horses that do not officially start the race will be refunded, unless otherwise stated. Bets on other horses in the race will have a deduction applied to them if applicable. For details see the trotting rules.Official results count. Any changes to the result after the official weigh in will not count for betting purposes.
22.1. Official results
Extra time and penalties do not count unless stated otherwise.A match must go at least full time minus 5 minutes to be considered valid. If this is not the case, all bets are considered void apart from those which have been unconditionally determined.If a match is postponed and rescheduled to be played within 36 hours of the original date then all bets will stand.
Match Winner market – includes Overtime and Penalty shootouts.
22.2. Player specials
As long as players play then bets are valid. Players do not need to start.
23.1. These general Motor Sport rules apply to Formula One, Moto GP, World Superbikes, NASCAR, Rally, Speedway, Endurance Racing and Indy Car and are valid for live and pre-live markets. Bets will stand in the case of an event not taking place on the scheduled date unless the event is permanently abandoned.
23.2. Outright betting - All in run or not, and regardless of whether your selection withdraws from the event at any point. Driver/rider and constructor championship bets for all motor sports will be settled on the official classification immediately following the podium presentation of the final race of the season. Any subsequent disqualifications or points corrections will be disregarded.
24.3. Race markets - Unless stated in specific sport rules, or specific market rules, bets are action once a competitor is deemed to have taken part in the event (see specific motor sport rules).
25.4. All markets settled on the official classification at the time of the podium presentation, unless otherwise specified.
25.5. Bets on qualifying performance will be settled based on the original official result, ignoring any later adjustments or disqualifications.Mid-season driver or team changes will not affect settlement.
25.6. The start of the formation lap indicates the start of the race session.
25.7. First Retirement – Competitors must start the warm-up lap. Bets will settled based on the lap number a competitor retires on. If more than one competitor retires on the same lap dead heat rules will apply.
25.8. First Lap Leader Bets - Bets are settled on the first completed lap of the original race start. Any official restarts are disregarded, unless in the original race the first lap is not completed fully. In this case bets will be settled on the first fully completed lap. For betting purposes the winner is deemed to be the driver/rider leading the race as they cross the start/finish line after one classified race lap (warm-up lap not included). In the event of one lap not being fully completed all bets will be void.
25.9. Head to Head Betting - All named drivers must take some part in the designated session. If both drivers/riders/teams fail to complete the race, the driver/rider/team with the highest official classification will be deemed the winner. If neither driver/rider/team has classified, the driver/rider/team with the most completed laps is the winner. If neither driver/rider/team has classified, and both have completed the same number of laps, all bets will be void. Practice and Qualifying - If there is more than one session, and if the market is not otherwise specified, head-to-head markets apply for the whole session.
25.10. Group Betting – All named drivers must take some part in the designated session. If all drivers/riders in the group fail to be classified then the driver/rider completing the most laps will be deemed the winner. If all drivers/riders in the group fail to be classified and the two or more drivers/riders that have completed the most laps retire on the same lap, then dead-heat rules apply.
25.11. Winning Nationality - Nationality of winning driver as stated on the official governing body website at the time of settlement.
25.12. Winning Car Number (ODD/EVEN) - Car number assigned to the winning driver as stated by the official governing body at the time of settlement.
25.13. Who Will Gain the Most Positions During the Race? - Driver who gains the most positions from their starting grid position to their classified finishing position. Drivers must finish the race to be eligible.
25.14. Hat-Trick – Bet on a driver to win qualifying, the race and get the fastest lap.
25.15. Season Points / Season Wins / Season Head-to-Head – At least 90% of the season must be completed.
In addition to the general Motor Sport rules the following sport specific rules apply;
25.16. A driver contesting any part in any part of the event - practice, qualifying, or the race - is deemed to have taken part in the race. Otherwise bets will be void.
Safety Car - Race starts under the safety car do not count as a safety car appearing.
A classified finisher is a driver who completes 90% or more of the number of laps completed by the winner (rounded down to the nearest whole number of laps) as defined by the FIA.
For betting purposes the winner of Practice sessions 1, 2, and 3 is deemed to be the driver with the fastest time as published by the FIA ignoring any later adjustments or disqualifications.
Lap of First Retirement – When there are no retirements in a race all bets on this market will be void. For retirement related bets the FIA recorded lap number relates to fully completed laps e.g. if the first retirement occurs during lap 1, the recorded lap for settlement purposes will be 0).
25.17. Once a rider takes any part in qualifying they are deemed to have taken part in the event.
25.18. Once a driver takes any part in qualifying they are deemed to have taken part in the event.
25.19. Bets on drivers who do not start the first stage of a Rally will be void. Any driver who starts the first stage of a Rally will be settled irrelevant of subsequent withdrawals.
25.20. Bets on participants/teams which do not start the first stage or begin the race will be void. Any participant/team which starts the first stage or race will be settled irrelevant of subsequent withdrawals.
25.21. Official results - There must be a minimum of 12 heats in the meeting for bets to stand. For handicap bets all heats must be completed for bets to stand unless result is unconditionally determined. If a league match is not played on the scheduled date then all bets will be void. World Cup and Speedway GP matches will stand unless event permanently cancelled or there is a change of venue.
Riders head to heads and totals - A rider must start a minimum 3 rides for bets to stand. All exclusions count as rides. Bonus points do NOT count. For individual scores, tactical rides count as single rides (points are NOT doubled).
Speedway Grand Prix - Results in the final heat (which normally is heat 23) counts first. If only one rider reaches the final, bets on that rider win. If none of the riders reaches the final, the rider scoring the most points wins. If both riders have the same amount of points, bets are void.
26.1. All rules apply to both ‘pre-live’ and ‘live’ betting. Bets with no result will result in a push (will be voided).All outright markets include playoffs unless otherwise stated. All bets count - All in, run or not.
27.1. Official results
All bets are paid on the result after 2 periods of play. Scores in extra periods do not count unless stated otherwise.If a game is not played on the scheduled date then all bets will be void.
26.1. Official results
The official election result is used for all bet types and rounded to one decimal place if necessary. In the case of two or more participants achieving the exact same result as per above, the event is considered a tie regardless of the number of actual votes and paid out as per the head to head, 3 way or outright rules.
All rules count for ‘live’ and ‘pre-live’ betting. Any match taking place at a different venue to that previously named will stand provided the home and away teams are designated as such. When the home and away teams are officially changed or reversed bets will be void.
27.1. Match Winner
All bets settled on the winner of the match. Extra-time and penalty shoot-outs count.
28.2. Half bet types (e.g. 1st half Winner or 2nd Half Total Goals)
Relevant for the named half only and do not include extra time or penalties. Named half must be completed or bets will be void.
28.1. In the event of a change in venue, all bets will stand.
28.2. Outright Betting
Bets will stand whether the team competes or not. Official times will be used to determine the results.
28.3. Matchup/ Head to head Betting
Both competitors or teams must start the event or bets will be void.Podium position will be counted as the official result for medal winners, regardless of any subsequent ruling or change by an official governing body. In the event that there is no podium ceremony, the result will be settled according to official times.
29.1. Official results
Results do not include extra time apart from NRL. If the match is abandoned before full time, all bets are considered void.If a match is postponed and rescheduled to be played within 36 hours of the original date then all bets will stand.
Match betting includes Golden Point overtime. If no score occurs during overtime, the result will be settled as a draw.
30.1. All bets on Rugby Sevens matches apply to the statutory 14 minutes play (20 minutes in the case of a final), including injury time but not extra time or penalty shoot-outs, unless otherwise stated.
31.1. Official results
In the event of a race starting but not being completed then the team awarded the victory will be deemed the winner for settlement purposes.Bets stand, even if postponed for longer than 36 hours, unless the match is permanently cancelled.
32.1. Outright betting
Bets stand even if the competitor does not compete.
32.2. Match betting
If the match is abandoned before it is completed the player progressing to the next round will be deemed the winner as long as the game has started.Bets stand, even if postponed for longer than 36 hours, unless the match is permanently cancelled.
33.1. Official results
There must be a minimum of 12 heats in the meeting for bets to stand.For handicap bets all heats must be completed for bets to stand unless result is unconditionally determined.If a league match is not played on the scheduled date then all bets will be void. World Cup and Speedway GP matches will stand unless event permanently cancelled or there is a change of venue.
33.2. Riders head to heads and totals
A rider must start a minimum 3 rides for bets to stand.All exclusions count as rides. Bonus points do NOT count.For individual scores, tactical rides count as single rides (points are NOT doubled).
33.3. Speedway Grand Prix:
Results in the final heat (which normally is heat 23) counts first. If only one rider reaches the final, bets on that rider win.If none of the riders reaches the final, the rider scoring the most points wins.If both riders have the same amount of points, bets are void.
34.1. In the event of a change in venue, all bets will stand.
34.2. Squash markets are exempt from the 36 hour rule with regard to cancelled, postponed or abandoned games – all bets stand and are settled according to the official result.
35.1. All terms, conditions and rules regarding Cash Out can be found under the '˜Rule” section of the Cash Out page. It is your responsibility to read and accept those terms before you start using Cash Out.
26.1. All terms, conditions and rules regarding Colossus can be found under the ’Rules’ section of the Colossus page. It is your responsibility to read and accept those terms before you start playing Colossus
37.1. Head to heads and 3 way
At least one of the contestants must participate in the final for the bet to be valid, regardless of final ranking positions unless stated otherwise.If only one of the contestants reaches the finals and participates, bets on that contestant win.Bets stand, even if postponed for longer than 36 hours, unless the event is permanently cancelled.
38.1. Match betting
For a bet on a table tennis match to be valid the match must be completed and the result must be recognised by the official ruling body. Matches not recognised in the official result will be resulted as void.
Bets stand, even if postponed for longer than 36 hours, unless the match is permanently cancelled.
39.1. Match betting
For a bet on a tennis match to be valid the match must be completed. If the match is not completed then all bets will be cancelled apart from those that are unconditionally determined. If one of the players withdraws before the match the event is considered void. Bets stand until the match is played, even if postponed for longer than 36 hours, unless the match is permanently cancelled.
39.2. Correct Score (Set betting)
For correct score bets to stand, the match must be played to the finish. If one of the players withdraws before that time, bets are considered void.
39.3. Total number of games
Bets are void if a match is abandoned unless they are already unconditionally determined e.g. bets on over 27.5 games would stand if the score was 6-4 3-6 7-5 2-0 at the time of abandonment.
39.4. Change of surface/venue
In the event of a change in venue, playing surface, or movement of game from outdoor/indoor all bets will stand.
39.5. First set winner
Bets will be cancelled if the first set is not completed. If the first set is completed and a player later withdraws, bets will stand.
39.6. Set handicap
Bets will be cancelled if a player retires before the completion of the match, unless the result has been unconditionally determined e.g. underdog has already won enough sets to cover the handicap.
39.7. Game handicap
Bets will be cancelled if a player retires before the completion of the match.
39.8. Total games odd/even
Bets will be cancelled if a player retires before the completion of the match.
39.9. Other specials
Bets on aces, double faults etc will be cancelled in the event of a player retiring during a match unless the result has already been unconditionally determined.
39.9. Other specials
Bets on aces, double faults etc will be cancelled in the event of a player retiring during a match unless the result has already been unconditionally determined.
39.10. Change in match length
In the event of a change in the number of sets played (for example, if a match is changed from the best of 5 sets to the best of 3 sets) prior to the start of the match, only bets on Match Result will stand and all remaining match/set/game/point/special markets will be void.
39.11. Tie Breaks
For betting purposes a tie-break is considered as 1 game, and ‘super tie-breaks’ or ‘champions tie-breaks’ will be counted as 1 Set. Bets taken in error on any next or current game markets will be void should that part of the match be a ‘super tie-break’ or ‘champions tie break’.
39.12. Code violation
For betting purposes, the first penalty point awarded by code violation to each player will be considered as a regular point and we will settle all related score/betting markets as normal. Each subsequent penalty by each player will be considered as null and will result in the voiding of all affected markets, including where the game/set/match betting markets are affected.
40.1. Official results
The winner is determined by the official results list. In case of a dead heat, dead heat rules apply.Misprints in regards to race number, start number, start method or distance are irrelevant for betting purposes and are not cause for cancellation of placed bets.
40.2. Head to heads and 3 way
Bets are declared void if at least one of the horses withdraws before the start of the race or if all horses are disqualified or distanced (distanced applies to trotting)For a driver competition to be valid, all contestants must start at least one race.
40.3. Total prize money markets
In races with no more than eleven horses in the start list, bets are void if at least one of the horses withdraws before the start of the race.In races with at least twelve horses in the start list, bets are void if two or more horses withdraw before the start of the race.
In the event of a non-starting participant, the odds on the remaining runners are reduced in accordance with the tables below. Exceptions to this are bets placed before the final runners list is announced, where there are no deductions and bets placed on non-participants are resulted as losers.Please note that the deductions are made from the net gain.
1.30 and lower
1.06 and lower
1.31 - 1.40
1.07 - 1.14
1.41 - 1.53
1.15 - 1.25
1.54 - 1.62
1.26 - 1.52
1.63 - 1.80
1.53 - 1.85
1.81 - 1.95
1.86 - 2.40
1.96 - 2.20
2.41 - 3.15
2.21 - 2.50
3.16 - 4.00
2.51 - 2.75
4.01 - 5.00
2.76 - 3.25
5.01 and higher
3.26 - 4.00
4.01 - 5.00
5.01 - 6.50
6.51 - 10.00
10.01 - 15.00
15.01 and higher
In the event of more than one non-starting participant, the total deduction shall not exceed 75 %. The deduction will then be based on the sum of the above percentages.
41.1. Official results
If a game starts but is not completed then all bets will be void apart from those which have been unconditionally determinedIf a match is postponed and rescheduled to be played within 36 hours of the original date then all bets will stand.
42.1. Official results
Extra time does not countIf a game starts but is not completed then all bets will be void apart from those which have been unconditionally determinedIf a match is postponed and rescheduled to be played within 36 hours of the original date then all bets will stand.
These rules cover alpine skiing, cross country skiing, biathlon, Nordic combined, skating, ski jumping, snowboarding, freestyle skiing, bobsleigh, luge, skeleton and all other sports covered in the Winter Olympics that are not listed under the specific sports rules
43.1. Postponed events
In the case of an event being postponed, bets stand until the event is finished, officially cancelled or until 7 days have passed. However, in the case of World Championship and Olympics, bets will stand until the event takes place irrespective of whether it is rescheduled after 7 days have passed. Bets will only be cancelled if the event is officially permanently cancelled.
43.2. Ski Jumping
Both participants in a head-to-head must qualify for and start in the event for bets to stand. Note that once qualified, one valid jump is enough for a competitor to achieve a result in (=finish) the contest.
Bets stand even in the case of an event taking place over a different distance to originally planned. Bets will stand as long as the result is officially recognized.
43.4. Nordic Combined
Both participants must start in both sections of the event (ski jumping and cross country) and at least one must get a result (=finish the contest) for bets to stand.
44.1. For sports not covered in the specific sports rules then the General sports rules will apply. For domestic league and Cup matches the 36 hour rule will apply. In Olympics, World/European Championships and other events bets will stand unless the competition is permanently abandoned.
1. The following Terms and Conditions should be read in conjunction with the General Terms and Conditions.
2. The bonus amount must bet 6 times at odds 2.0 or greater on markets with 3 outcomes or more, before being available to withdraw. Any bets that do not meet this criteria can be made with bonus money but will not count towards the wagering requirements needed to release the bonus for withdrawal. System bets do not count towards the wagering requirements needed to release the bonus for withdrawal
3. You cannot activate this bonus by making a deposit via Skrill, Neteller and Paysafecard.
4. When wagering the bonus customers real money balance funds are used first followed by bonus balance funds.
5. Any winnings made from real money balance bets (or bets made from partial real-money funds) will be proportionally returned to the real money balance.
6. Any winnings from bonus balance bets (or bets made from partial bonus balance funds) will be returned to the bonus balance (up to the initial bonus amount) with any additional winnings being placed in the real balance.
7. Once the wagering requirements have been completed, funds in the bonus balance will be released and placed in the real balance and are withdrawable.
8. If a withdrawal is requested prior to meeting the wagering requirements any funds in real balance are available to be withdrawn. Any funds in the bonus balance however are not withdrawable and will be forfeited if the customer proceeds with the withdrawal. If the customer has any pending bets, those placed with real balance funds (or part thereof) will be settled as withdrawable, while any pending bets placed with bonus balance funds (or part thereof) will be forfeited upon bet settlement. If a bet is placed with part real balance and part bonus balance the ratio of real:bonus balance will be applied, real becoming withdrawable and bonus forfeited upon settlement
9. If the bonus turnover requirements haven't been met within 90 days, the remaining bonus money, and any potential winnings generated from the bonus money, will be cancelled and deducted from the betting account.
10. If the bonus expires before wagering has been completed the bonus balance will be removed and forfeited. Any winnings from pending bets that are settled after bonus expiry will go to the real balance.
11. If a bet is voided while the bonus is still active the bet stake is returned proportionally to the balance it came from and the wagering requirement increases by the stake of the bet.
12. If a bet is voided on a forfeited bonus the customer will be refunded any part of the bet that is placed with real balance funds. Any part of the bet placed with bonus balance funds will be forfeited.
13. If a bet is voided on an expired bonus the customer will be refunded the entire stake of the bet to the real balance regardless of the balance where the bet stake came from.
14. The rules in this clause which are applicable to the bonus are subject to change at Expekts’s sole discretion but amendments shall not affect the terms of the offer which has already been taken up. Instead changes will affect new offers. Changes will be made upon reasonable notice and posted online or otherwise brought to your attention so that customers are able to read and accept them prior to continuing to participate in the Bonus.
15. If there is a discrepancy between the General terms and conditions and these terms and conditions regarding the use of the bonus, this version of the terms and conditions take precedence.
1.1. Specific Terms - The terms and conditions and/or rules relating to a specific promotion, special offer or bonus.
1.2. Cash - All cash funds in a player’s Cash Wallet belonging to the player. The player has the right to withdraw his Cash at any time
1.3. LinkedCash - An amount from the Cash Wallet that is linked to a Casino Deposit Bonus promotion. LinkedCash is withdrawable but withdrawing LinkedCash will result in loss of the bonus and any bonus winnings associated with the LinkedCash.
1.4. UnLinkedCash - An amount from the Cash Wallet that is NOT linked to a any Bonus promotion. Withdrawing UnLinkedCash will not have an effect on any active Casino bonuses on the player’s account.
1.5. Bonus - All non-cash (Bonus) funds in a player’s account NOT belonging to the player. A Bonus Balance cannot be withdrawn and must be wagered.
1.6. Wagering Requirement - A play through requirement that a player must complete in order for bonus funds and bonus winnings to become withdrawable. The wagering requirement can be defined as a fixed amount or as a multiplier of another amount, eg. a qualifying deposit and/or bonus amount. Refer to the Specific Terms of the promotion, special offer or bonus.
1.7. Combined Promotion Balance - The sum of Bonus Balance and LinkedCash balances applicable to a single promotion or special offer.
1.8. Proportional Wagers - Proportional Wagers are specific to Deposit Bonus offers. Proportional Wagers means that funds are debited proportionally from both the Cash and Bonus balances simultaneously.
For Example: Given I have a opted into and received a 100% Deposit Bonus by depositing 50
And my Linked Cash Balance is 50
And my Bonus Balance is 50
When I wager 10 on a qualifying game
Then 5 will be debited from the Cash Balance(5/10=50%)
And 5 will be debited from the Bonus Balance(5/10=50%)
1.9. Proportional Wins - Proportional Wins are specific to Deposit Bonus offers. Proportional Wins means that funds are credited proportionally to both the Cash and Bonus balances simultaneously. Proportional Wins can only be generated from Proportional Wagers.
For Example: Given I am participating in a 100% Deposit Bonus
And I have wagered 10 on a qualifying game
And 5 was debited from my Cash Balance (5/10=50%)
And 5 was debited from my Bonus Balance (5/10=50%)
When I win 30
Then 15 will be credited to my Cash Balance (30x50%=15)
And 15 will be credited to my Bonus Balance (30x50%=15)
1.10. Cash Wins - Any wins attributed to play with cash funds.
1.11. Bonus Wins - Any wins attributed to play with bonus funds.
1.12. Prohibited Patterns of Play - Exploiting table games to meet wagering requirements, i.e. by consistently betting red and black at the same time on roulette or covering more than two-thirds of the board on the same spin in order to minimise risk.
Exploiting promotions by placing bets or wagers where there is no or limited risk of loss to the customer, other than where the absence of risk is a key part of the promotion.
Wagering more than €15 (or currency equivalent) per spin on slots while using bonus funds.
2.1. The use of any bonus is subject to these Casino Promotion Terms, the General Terms & Conditions of Expekt, the rules of each game played and the details stated on the promotion page/correspondence directly offering the bonus to you (“Specific Terms”).
2.2. Only players who are directly invited to claim a bonus are permitted to use that bonus. Expekt reserves the right to remove a bonus from the account of any player who enters a bonus code or otherwise claims/receives a bonus without having been directly invited by Expekt to participate in that bonus scheme.
2.3. All bonuses are valid for a given period from when they are issued (“Expiry Period”). The Expiry Period stated in the Specific Terms takes precedence. However, if no Expiry Period is stated in the Specific Terms, the Expiry Period is 7 days.
2.4. In order to receive any bonus in the Casino or Live Casino, a player must claim the bonus by either opting in (clicking on the ‘Opt In’ button or banner) or entering the bonus code, as set out in the Specific Terms.
2.5. Any bonus offered is limited to one per Account which shall mean no more than one bonus per user, IP address, computer device, family, residential address, telephone number, credit or debit card and/or e-payment account.
2.6. Expekt reserves the right to alter, annul or withdraw any and all of the terms of any bonus at any time. Amendments will be effective as soon as they are posted here. Players are strongly advised to regularly review all Terms and Conditions in order to keep up-to-date with any changes.
2.7. Any bonus offered by Expekt is intended for genuine recreational players only. Expekt awards bonuses and entry to selected promotions in good faith to players who use its services for entertainment purposes and as a token of appreciation for loyal play. Free bets, bonuses and entry to promotions will be revoked, denied or withdrawn from players who abuse the spirit of this offer. We reserve the right to cancel a bonus offer at any time in case of any suspected abuse of the offer and to restrict, suspend, investigate and/or terminate the offender’s account with immediate effect. At Expekt sole discretion, all bonuses may be revoked and subsequent gaming activity may be voided.
2.8. Any player who contravenes any of these Bonus Terms & Conditions and/or in the event that Expekt reasonably suspects that a customer has acted fraudulently by way of registering multiple accounts or by any other means obtaining an unfair or unintended advantage, we reserve the right to stop any attempted withdrawal of funds, suspend and/or close the Expekt account and retain the total balance on the Expekt account including any bonus funds and winnings. Expekt reserves the right to alter, annual or withdraw any and all of these terms and the Specific Terms at any time.
2.9. Expekt reserves the right to offer a specific bonus to a specific customer or group of customers, to exclude a specific customer or group of customers from receiving the bonus.
2.10. The details of all bonuses are clearly set out in the Specific Terms.
2.11. Both the Bonus and the Deposit (where relevant) related to any promotional will not be transferable to another Product (i.e. Sportsbook or Poker)..
2.12. A bonus will not be withdrawable until the player has met the Wagering Requirement for the bonus. Likewise, any bonus winnings generated while meeting the Wagering Requirements will be locked until the Wagering Requirements are met. All funds in the Cash balance are withdrawable at all times.
2.13. Should you wish to withdraw or transfer any cash amount linked to a given bonus (LinkedCash) to another Expekt universe (eg. Poker) before you have fulfilled the wagering requirements, you will forfeit the bonus and any associated bonus winnings linked to the cash amount being withdrawn or transferred.
2.14. Only wagers made on Real Money games will contribute towards the wagering requirement.
2.15. You cannot activate a bonus by making a deposit via Skrill, Neteller, Paysafecard.
2.16. Bonuses are ranked based on the time of opt in. In cases where a player has multiple active bonuses, wagering will be attributed to the first bonus to which the player opted in.
2.17. For a bonus and any associated bonus winnings to become withdrawable (ie. to convert a bonus and bonus winnings into cash), players are required to complete a specified wagering requirement. Unless stated otherwise in the Specific Terms of the offer, casino bonuses will be subject to a wagering requirement of forty times (40x) the bonus amount. Refer to the Specific Terms of the promotion, special offer or bonus for wagering requirements.
2.18. Bonus funds are available to use on most games, the majority of which count towards the wagering requirements. Stakes on certain games do not count in full towards the wagering requirement – instead they have a % contribution as outlined below:
Game Category Wagering Contribution All slots* 100% All Roulette 10% All Casino Hold'em* 10% Live Dream Catcher 10% All Blackjack 5% All Pontoon 5% All Baccarat 5% All Punto Banco 5% All Caribbean Stud Poker* 5% Punto Banco 5% Red Dog 5% Live Oasis Poker (Casino) 5% Live Dragon Tiger 5%
*Exceptions & Exclusions apply – see below
Game Name Wagering Contribution Big Bad Wolf 75% Booster 75% Bork The Berzerker 75% Crazy Chicken Extreme 75% Demolition Squad 75% Diamond Strike 75% Egyptian Rise 75% Golden 75% Goldilocks 75% Hot Shots 75% Hotline 75% Jack Hammer 2 75% Jack in a Pot 75% Kings of Chicago 75% Lucky 3 75% Machine Gun Unicorn 75% Medusa II 75% Nemo's Voyage 75% Ooh Aah Dracula 75% Rage to Riches 75% Secrets of Atlantis 75% Serengeti Lions Jackpot 75% Simsalabim 75% Sinbad 75% Spin Sorceress 75% Starmania 75% Super Nudge 6000 75% Toki Time 75% Treasure Island 75% Tut's Twister 75% Wasabi-San 75% White Rabbit 75% Wild Swarm 75% Wisps 75% Wolfpack Pays 75% Xing Guardian 75% Zombies 75% Texs Hold'em - €1-€40 5% Texs Hold'em 0,1-5€ 5% Texs Hold'em 50-1000€ 5% Ultimate Texas Holdem 5%
Game Name Wagering Contribution 1429 Uncharted Seas EXCLUDED Aces And Eights EXCLUDED Aces and Faces EXCLUDED All American 1H EXCLUDED All American Double Up EXCLUDED Blood Suckers EXCLUDED Bonus Deuces Wild EXCLUDED Caribbean Stud 0,1€ EXCLUDED Caribbean Stud 25€ EXCLUDED Caribbean Stud Pro EXCLUDED Caribbean Stud: €1 - €3,000 EXCLUDED Castle Builder EXCLUDED Castle Builder 2 EXCLUDED Craps EXCLUDED Deuces Wild EXCLUDED Deuces Wild 1H EXCLUDED Deuces Wild Double Up EXCLUDED Double Double bonus EXCLUDED Hercules - High & Mighty EXCLUDED Jackpot 6000 EXCLUDED Jacks Or Better EXCLUDED Jacks Or Better 1H EXCLUDED Jacks Or Better Double Up EXCLUDED Jacks or Better MH EXCLUDED Jacks or Better Poker EXCLUDED Joker Strike EXCLUDED Joker Wild 1H EXCLUDED Joker Wild Double Up EXCLUDED Jokerizer EXCLUDED Live Caribbean Stud EXCLUDED Mega Joker EXCLUDED Three Card Poker EXCLUDED Three Card Poker: €1 - €5k EXCLUDED Untamed Bengal Tiger EXCLUDED Untamed Crowned Eagle EXCLUDED Untamed Giant Panda EXCLUDED Vampires and Werewolves EXCLUDED What A Hoot EXCLUDED
2.19. For example, if you wagered €100 on Slots and €100 on Blackjack, your Slots bets will contribute 100%, meaning a €100 contribution to the wagering requirement of this bonus. However, only 5% of your Blackjack stakes will contribute – meaning 5% of €100 staked on Blackjack (€5) is contributed to the wagering requirement.
2.20. Expekt reserves the right to govern how bonuses are used before a player is allowed to cash them in. As such Prohibited Patterns of Play are restricted from contributing to the wagering requirements. Any minimal risk wagering will not be allowed to contribute towards bonus wagering requirements. Players deemed to be using minimal risk wagering tactics to redeem their bonuses or cash prizes risk having their bonuses, cash prizes and any subsequent remaining balance removed and account closed. For the avoidance of doubt the following are considered by Expekt to be Prohibited Patterns of Play:
- Exploiting table games to meet wagering requirements, i.e. by consistently betting red and black at the same time on roulette or covering more than two-thirds of the board on the same spin in order to minimise risk.
- Exploiting promotions by placing bets or wagers where there is no or limited risk of loss to the customer, other than where the absence of risk is a key part of the promotion.
- Wagering more than €15 (or currency equivalent) per spin on slots while using bonus funds.
2.21. If the Wagering Requirements for a given bonus have not been fulfilled by the time of expiry of the bonus, the bonus will expire and the bonus bonus winnings will be automatically void.
3.1. Freespins tokens can only be redeemed on a pre-defined list of slots as per the Specific Terms of the promotion and Freespins are non-transferable.
3.2. Unless stated otherwise in the Specific Terms of a Freespins promotion, winnings from a Freespins token will be issued as a casino bonus will be subject to a wagering requirement of forty times (40x). For example, if you win €10 from a Freespins token, then you will be required to wager a total of €400 (€10 times 40) on eligible games.
3.3. The Expiry Period stated in the Specific Terms takes precedence. However, if no Expiry Period is stated, Freespins are valid for 7 days from when they are issued. Unused portions will be removed from your account after 7 days. Where the offer is valid for a different time period, this will be stated in the Terms & Conditions of the specific promotion.
3.4. Winnings generated from Freespins that have an associated a wagering requirement are subject to the same Prohibited Patterns of Play as outlined in the Key Definitions.
3.5. Only wagers made on real money games will contribute towards the wagering requirement. For avoidance of doubt, any Freespins played during the wagering will not attribute to any sort of wagering requirements.
3.6. Freespins offered by Expekt are intended for genuine recreational players only. Expekt awards bonuses and entry to selected promotions in good faith to players who use its services for entertainment purposes and as a token of appreciation for loyal play. Freespins will be revoked, denied or withdrawn from players who abuse the spirit of this offer.
3.7. Expekt reserves the right to alter, annul or withdraw any and all of the terms of the Freespins at any time but amendments shall not affect the terms of the offer which has already been taken up. Instead changes will affect new Freespins offers. Changes will be made upon reasonable notice and posted online or otherwise brought to your attention so that customers are able to read and accept them prior to continuing to participate in the Welcome Bonus.
3.8. General Terms and Conditions of Expekt shall always apply.