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Online Sports Betting Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sports Betting?
Sports betting is placing a wager on a sporting event.

Are There any Membership Fees?
You never have to pay a membership fee when you sign up.

What Sports Can I Bet On?
You can bet on all major sports such as football, basketball, baseball, soccer, hockey, boxing, tennis, golf and horse racing.

How Do I Collect My Winnings?
Request a payout and your money will be sent immediately.

How old do I have to be to open an account?
You must be at least 18 years of age to place a bet.

Is there a minimum amount required to open an account?
There is no online minimum.

Is my personal information secure?
We use the most advanced technology available to keep your accounts safe and secure. All transactions are completely confidential. We never sell or trade your personal information.

Do I have to pay taxes on my winnings?
We do not provide any details regarding your account to any third party.

How do I deposit funds to my account?
We offer a variety of methods of deposit.

Online Sports Betting Terms

Arbitrage – A bet that locks in a guaranteed profit, whatever the outcome.

Bet – To risk something on the outcome of an event.

Blanket Finish C When two or more horses finish a race very closely.

Buy Points – In sports betting, a player pays an additional price to receive half a point or more in his favor on a point spread game.

Exposure? – The amount of money the house actually stands to lose on a game or a race.

Favorite – In sports betting this it the team expected to win an event.

Furlong C Races are measured in furlongs. A furlong is equal to one-eighth of a mile.

Green Horse C A horse that has not raced or that has only raced a few times.

Half time bet? – In sports betting this is a bet placed only on the second half of the game.

Home Field Advantage – Edge the home team is expected to have as a result of familiarity with the playing area, favorable demographics and effect of travel on the visiting team.

Horse C A male horse that is over 4 years of age.

Limit –Maximum bet accepted by the house before the price will be changed.

Mare C A female horse that is over 4 years of age.

Money line – This is where odds are expressed in terms of money. With money odds, whenever there is a minus (-) you lay that amount to win a hundred dollars, where there is a plus (+) you get that amount for every hundred dollars wagered.

Odds –The likelihood of the outcome occurring, stated in numbers form.

Parlay – A bet with two or more teams where all the teams must win for the bettor to be successful.

Point spread –In sports betting this is the predicted scoring differential between two opponents as quoted by a sports book.

Post Position C A horses position in the starting gate.

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