GENERAL RULES, TICKETS and WAGERS:
1) Management reserves the right to add, change or delete the House Rules and/or payoff odds subject to regulatory approval of the Arkansas Racing Commission.
2) Any person under the age of 21 years shall not place wagers or collect winnings from any Arkansas sports book.
3) Prohibited Sportsbook participants also include:
a. any patron on the Arkansas state excluded list
b. Southland Casino Racing self-excluded patrons
c. Southland Casino Racing banned patrons
d. Southland Casino Racing Sports Book employees
4) Arkansas Racing Commission regulations prohibit wagering from outside of the physical property of Southland Casino Racing.
5) Please verify wager accuracy before accepting your bet or leaving the wagering counter. It is the customer’s responsibility to ensure that the odds, and their wager, are correct at the time of placing the bet. Wagering tickets are official and may not always match propositions on the odds display.
a. Once a wager is accepted by both parties, it will not be voided prior to the start of the event except at the discretion of management and with the approval of both parties or in the case of error as defined in section 7 below.
b. Winning sports wagering tickets expire 120 days after the date of the event.
c. Winning tickets may not be mailed in for redemption. All winning tickets must be redeemed in person on the premises of Southland Casino Racing.
d. Southland Casino Racing is not responsible for lost, stolen, altered or unreadable wagering tickets. Lost, stolen, and expired ticket claims will be handled as a dispute with the process outlined below.
e. All disputes (see above) will be addressed within ten calendar days from the date of receipt. All such disputes must be sent by mail, in a self-addressed envelope along with supporting documentation, to the address below:
Southland Casino Racing
Attn: Sportsbook Manager
1550 North Ingram Blvd.
West Memphis, AR 72301
6) Management will make every effort to ensure the odds displayed on their screen are accurate
a. Computer generated point spreads / odds shall determine winners, losers, ties and payout odds.
b. If posted propositions are not updated simultaneously with computer system changes, an announcement will be made within the Book area(s) of point spread, odds changes, followed by the updating of posted propositions.
c. For the protection of all concerned, management will retain a record of all point spreads and odds in case of technical or human error.
d. All statistical and other data displayed on the sports book screens, wall boards, scratch sheets, etc. are for the convenience of our patrons only. Maximum care is taken to ensure the accuracy of such information.
7) Southland Casino Racing reserves the right to void or amend a wager that is a result of an obvious error with a misstated line or misstated odds of a wager or where the terms offered on a wager are materially different from those available to the general market at the time the wager is placed. This applies to individual wagers or wagers that are part of a multi-event, such as a parlay.
8) Southland Casino Racing will accept cash, kiosk cash vouchers and winning sports wagering tickets as a methods of funding wagers.
9) Southland Casino Racing reserves the right to refuse any wager or part of a wager, delete or limit selections prior to the acceptance of a wager, as well as accept a wager at other than posted terms.
10) Minimum and maximum wagers on all sporting events shall be determined by Southland Casino Racing.
11) Winning tickets over $50,000 may be delayed for 24 hours to allow verification of the wager and funds.
12) Southland Casino Racing reserves the right to add, delete or change the Sportsbook House Wagering Rules (subject to Arkansas Racing Commission approval) and/or payoff odds.
ACTION/OFFICIAL RESULTS/MINIMUM PLAY
1) All “games” (team contests) must be played on the date scheduled, to be considered “Action”, unless stipulated otherwise on guest wagering information sheets or odds display. Game start or conclusion times delayed or extended beyond midnight are not recognized as date changes for wagering purposes.
2) “Events” including golf tournaments, boxing matches, mixed martial arts, tennis matches, auto races, track and field, Olympic and international tournaments or events must be held within 7 days of scheduled date to be considered “Action”, unless stipulated otherwise on guest wagering information sheets or odds display.
3) Management is not responsible for location changes. If a game or event is moved from original location, all wagers are “Action”.
4) All (fighting, boxing, mixed martial arts, etc.) wagers including win, go/don’t go (will/won’t go), K.O., decision, draw, etc., will have action regardless of any change in weight class, scheduled length of the bout or championship sanction, unless stipulated otherwise on guest wagering information sheets or odds display. All fighting “pick the round” proposition wagers are “No Action” (Refunded) if the scheduled length of the bout is changed from the distance displayed by the sports book, or on guest wagering information sheets or odds display.
5) All future book wagers (index/odds to win a future contingency, including league, conference, division, championship, or “other events,” etc.) are “Action” as long as a winner/champion is officially declared, regardless of season length or playoff format. All future book bets are “Action” regardless of team relocation, name change, date change or a change in league affiliation unless specified on any printed media or electronic boards.
6) All results are deemed final once the official agency (official sports body, commission, sanctioning organization, etc., recognized agency such as AP) has posted the result. Subsequent inquiries and changes to official result will not affect the bet settlement.
7) For betting purposes, the winner of an event or game will be determined on the date and approximate time of the events conclusion according to house wagering rules. Southland Casino Racing does not recognize suspended games, result changes one hour or more after the events conclusion, protests, or overturned decisions, etc.
8) Minimum play requirements for betting purposes (unless stipulated otherwise on guest wagering information sheets or odds display, games are official after):
a. Football (professional and college) - 55 minutes of play.
b. Basketball (professional) – 43 minutes of play.
c. Basketball (college) – 35 minutes of play.
d. Hockey (professional, college, amateur) – 55 minutes of play.
e. Soccer (professional and amateur) - 90 minutes of play.
f. Fighting, Mixed Martial Arts (professional and amateur) – When bell (buzzer etc.) is sounded signifying the start of the opening round the bout is considered official for betting purposes, regardless of the scheduled length. For fighting go/don’t go, KO, decision and draw propositions, see rule # 10.
g. Baseball (major league, minor league, college, amateur) – In all nine-inning scheduled games, winners and losers are official after nine innings of play, unless the home team is leading after eight and one-half innings. Postponed or Suspended games must go a minimum of five innings or four and one-half innings if the home team is ahead (also applies to seven-inning scheduled games). If a game goes past five innings and is subsequently Postponed or Suspended, the winner is determined by the score after the last full inning of play; except in a case in which the home team scores to tie or take the lead in the bottom half of the inning in which the game is Postponed or Suspended, the runs do count. For baseball “totals”, run lines, and propositions see rule #11.
h. Tennis, at least one set of the match must be completed. If less than one set is completed then all wagers will be considered “No Action”. For example, if a player retires from a game when one set has already been completed, all wagers will stand, with the player progressing to the next round deemed as the winner. Wagers on other markets (i.e. other than match betting markets) will be voided if a player or pairing retires from a game (regardless of whether the retirement occurs during or following the first set) unless, in the case of wagers on other markets, the outcome of the wager had been unequivocally determined prior to the time of the retirement (in which case, the wager shall stand and shall be settled accordingly). If a match is not completed in full then all wagers on Propositions and Live Betting will be deemed “No Action” unless the relevant wagering option has already been decided. For example, a wager on the "First Set Winner" will stand if the first set was fully completed before play was suspended.
i. All contests not listed above that involve a predetermined length of play, time limit, distance, etc. that are not reached, yet the event is called final by event officials with a winner declared, shall also be considered official for betting purposes, unless stipulated otherwise on guest wagering information sheets or odds display.
j. All other contests not listed above that involve a scheduled length of play or time limit must play to their conclusion or have five minutes or less than 10% of scheduled playing time remaining when the contest concludes to be considered official for betting purposes.
k. All halftime (1st half and 2nd half), quarter, period, set, etc. wagering propositions must be played to the conclusion of that portion of play to be considered “Action”, and are independent of the game and other propositions. Soccer 1st half or 2nd half wagers must go at least 45 minutes to be considered “Action”.
9) Rules and minimum play requirements on “proposition” bets (statistical, match-up, player performance proposition wagers, “In Play”, (In-Progress, In-Game, etc.) wagers are the same as those for “totals” on that event, unless stipulated otherwise on guest wagering information sheets or odds display.
10) When wagering on “totals” (combined score, over/under) on contests involving a scheduled time limit, all game wagering rules applicable to minimum play requirements shall also apply to all “total” wagers, unless stipulated otherwise on guest wagering information sheets or odds display.
11) Auto Racing, Golf, Tennis:
a. All future book wagers on Auto Racing, Golf and Tennis are “Action” once player / Driver begins event unless stipulated otherwise on guest wagering information sheets or odds display.
b. All participants in event match-up or Player / Driver propositions must start the event, or that proposition is “No Action” and wager will be refunded.
c. Most holes played wins golf match-ups. If holes are equal, then low score wins.
d. If golfers listed in a match-up are involved in a 3 way (or more) playoff, either golfer involved must win the playoff to win that matchup, or proposition is “No Action” and wager will be refunded.
e. All auto race wagers are on drivers only; not on a team or car, unless stipulated otherwise on guest wagering information sheets or odds display.
f. Auto race results will be considered official for wagering purposes one hour after the events conclusion. At that time auto series recognized results and statistics will be used to determine all winners and losers. Subsequent changes will not be recognized.
g. When wagering on auto race over/under cautions, lap leader or lead change propositions, all scheduled laps must be run for “Action”, unless stipulated otherwise on guest wagering information sheets or odds display.
12) In “Fighting”, mixed martial arts, etc. “Go/Don’t Go” (will/won’t go, over/under) proposition wagers, a full round is defined as one in which the bell (buzzer, etc.) has sounded signifying the conclusion of such round. If a fighter is counted out or the bout officially stopped prior to the bell, that round is not considered a full round for wagering purposes. If a half round (one minute and thirty seconds of a three minute round, 2 minute 30 seconds of a five minute round) or other specified time is listed, the official time of the bouts conclusion, as determined by ring officials, will determine proposition winners and losers.
a. On fighting, mixed martial arts “K.O.” proposition wagers, “K.O.” includes knockout, technical knockout, disqualification, or any other stoppage.
b. On fighting, mixed martial arts “Decision” proposition wagers, “Decision” means fight must go to the judge’s scorecards to determine a winner; including technical decision.
c. On fighting, mixed martial arts “Draw” proposition wagers; “Draw” means fight must go to the judges’ scorecards and be declared a draw; including technical draw.
13) When wagering on baseball “totals” (combined score, over/under), the game must go at least the regulation nine innings (eight and one-half if the home team is ahead) for a scheduled nine inning game and seven (six and one-half if the home team is ahead) for a scheduled seven inning game. Thereafter, if a game is Postponed or Suspended the score will be determined after the last full inning; unless the home team scores to tie or take the lead in the bottom half of the subsequent inning in which case the score is determined at the time the game is Postponed. Listed or specified pitchers must start in over/under wager or there is “no action” and wager will be refunded.
a. Rules for baseball propositions, run lines, and all baseball “in-play” wagers are the same as those for baseball totals, unless stipulated otherwise on guest wagering information sheets or odds display.
b. On Baseball 5 Inning wagers, games must go 5 full innings and Both Specified (Listed) Pitchers must start for “Action”. Winners and losers determined at the conclusion of the 5th inning.
14) Baseball wagers are accepted in the following manner:
a. Action – team against team, regardless of the starting pitchers.
b. One Specified Pitcher – A wager on or against one specific pitcher, regardless of other starting pitcher. Specified pitcher must start or wager is deemed “no action” and wager will be refunded.
c. Both Specified (Listed) Pitchers – A wager that specifies both starting pitchers. Any variation constitutes “no action” and wager will be refunded.
d. Note: Each team’s starting pitcher is defined for wagering purposes as the pitcher that throws the initial pitch.
15) In the event of a pitcher(s) change prior to the start of a baseball game, money odds may be adjusted. If one scheduled pitcher starts against an unscheduled pitcher, “Action” and live one “Specified (Listed) Pitcher” wagers will be computed at the opening price established by management with the new pitcher.
16) When wagering on “totals” (over/under), overtime periods, extra innings, etc., are counted in the final score, unless stipulated otherwise on guest wagering information sheets or odds display.
17) On “half-time” wagers, scoring during the second half shall determine winners and losers. Overtime periods are included as part of the second half. On first half, quarter, period, inning wagers, set, etc., scoring during that designated portion of play only, shall determine winners and losers.
18) On “In-Play” (In-Progress, In-Game, etc.) wagers the final score or result shall determine winners and losers, unless stipulated otherwise on guest wagering information sheets or odds display.
19) If on the day of the events conclusion no winner is determined, minimum play requirements are not met or if “no contest” is declared, all wagers on that event will be considered “No Action” for betting purposes and wager will be refunded.
20) Soccer wagers are accepted in the following manner:
a. 90 minute – Wager is on the outcome of a soccer match, determined on the basis of the score at the end of 90 minutes of play and any time the referee adds to compensate for injuries and other stoppages.
i. Wager does not include periods of extra time or penalty shootouts.
b. To Advance – Wager on a team in a soccer match to advance to the next level or round of competition.
i. Wagers will be decided on the basis of the score at the referee’s final whistle at the match’s natural conclusion, whether the match is decided in regular time, extra time or in a penalty shootout.
c. Three Way – A wager in which there are three (3) possible outcomes in a soccer match.
d. If the wagering offer on a match includes the draw as a third option and the match ends in a draw, wagers on the draw will be paid, while wagers on both teams will be lost.
e. Three Way wagers will be decided on the basis of the score after 90 minutes of play and any time the referee adds to compensate for injuries and other stoppages.
21) Olympics & World Championships
a. General Rules:
i. All events will be settled based on the official International Olympic Committee (IOC) podium results.
ii. Wagering on the Championship Medal Counts will be settled following the final event and according to the IOC.
iii. If an event is postponed during the Olympics, wagers will stand as long as the event is completed prior to the Closing Ceremony. If the event is not completed it will result in a refund.
iv. For an event with a time limit, such as basketball, the full time of the game must be completed for a wager to be considered "action".
v. Proposition wagers must be played to the conclusion of the specified time period or will be considered "no action" and be refunded
b. Medal Winners
i. In the event any competitor is disqualified, including for false starts, wagers will be treated as "action" and no refunds.
ii. Medal Winners are considered "action", as long as a winner is officially declared and the event is completed prior to the Closing Ceremony.
iii. When multiple competitors are deemed as winners, dead heat rules will be applied.
c. Future wagers are considered "action" as long as a winner is officially declared, regardless of event/team relocation, rained out events, season length, etc., unless otherwise specified. Vacated wins and/or Championships not recognized. No refunds on future book wagers.
i. For future events where participants are declared a tie, all bets will be refunded
ii. Future wagers that are offered seven days or more in advance of the start date will have no refunds. All bets are "action".
iii. In the event that certain teams or participants are not be offered as a wager option. If the prohibited team/participant happens to be the winner of the bet, then all bets on the event will be graded as losers.
d. Olympic Match-ups
i. All events will be settled based on the official International Olympic Committee results
ii. If in a head-to-head match, both competitors/teams are eliminated in the same round, the wager is settled on who has achieved the better qualifying mark based on the IOC tie break procedures
e. The official order of finish as determined by the IOC at the conclusion of the race determines all wager results. Protest and overturned results are not recognized.
f. Olympic events not already list by individual sport in the house rules include; Archery, Artistic Gymnastics, Artistic Swimming, Canoe Slalom & Sprint, Diving, Equestrian, Fencing, Judo, Karate, Modern Pentathlon, Rhythmic Gymnastics, Rowing, Sailing, Shooting, Skateboarding, Sport Climbing, Taekwondo, Trampoline Gymnastics, Triathlon, Water Polo, Weightlifting, and Wrestling
22) 3x3 Basketball
i. Game-period is considered complete when 10 minutes and any overtimes are completed or a team has scored 21 points.
ii. Where a match starts but is not completed, bets will be void unless the specific market outcome is already determined.
iii. Overtime periods are included in the markets settlement.
23) Winter Sports
a. This section is valid for the following sports: Alpine Skiing, Biathlon, Cross Country Skiing, Freestyle, Nordic Combined, Short Track, Ski Jumping, Snowboard & Speed Skating.
b. Results from a competition will be deemed valid if it is declared as a valid competition for the relevant category, by the governing association for that sport. This applies in case of an event being shortened, such as only consisting of one run/jump instead of two, or an event being moved to another venue.
c. In cases of abandoned/uncompleted events, all those offers the outcome of which is already determined before the interruption of play and any further continuation of play could not possibly produce a different outcome are deemed valid and will be settled accordingly.
d. All offers will be settled as void if the original/stated format of an event is completely changed, like the size of hill in Ski Jumping, style in Course Country Skiing, etc.
e. The Operator reserves the right to apply Tattersalls Rule 4 in case of a non-starter in a “Group Betting” (“Best of X”) offer.
f. Offers related to specific Winter Sports events (excluding for example bets referring to Overall classifications, Olympic, World and Continental competitions), are offered with the explicit assumption that the particular event will be the next event held in that particular sports/discipline. Should the specific event be moved for any reason whatsoever and an exactly similar event for that sports/discipline is held in the same location starting in not more than 72 hours, the bets will be valid for the next scheduled event in that sports/discipline. Thus, if for example two separate races from the same sports/discipline are scheduled for Friday and Saturday and the Friday competition is moved to Saturday or Sunday, the bets on the Friday competition will be settled in accordance with the next scheduled event, in this case Saturday’s events. In cases where just 1 event is scheduled in that sports/discipline and the starting time is moved less than 72 hours, bets will remain valid and will be settled accordingly. Should no event with the same connotations be held in the 72 hour period after the initially scheduled time, bets will be settled as void.
g. In a “Head to Head” between two or three participants, at least one of the listed participants must complete the final run/stage/jump which the bet refers to, for bets to be considered valid. Such provision is not applicable for Cross-country Sprint events which include different elimination stages as well as Ski Jumping. In such cases, settlement will be based on the official classification irrespective of whether any of the listed participants completes the final run/stage/jump.
24) Official league chairman, commission, sanctioning organization, etc., recognized statistics one hour after the events conclusion will be used to determine all statistical wagering propositions player performance proposition wagers and future book wagers.
25) Propositions - Various unique wagers may be offered from time to time. Terms for these wagers may be posted on guest wagering information sheets or odds display.
26) Southland Casino Racing assumes absolute responsibility for paying the mandatory .25% Federal Excise Wagering Tax required by law for wagering on sporting events and horse races.
(unless stipulated otherwise on guest wagering information sheets or odds display; excluding parlay/teaser cards)
On all football and basketball straight wagers, players lay 11 to win 10 unless stipulated otherwise on guest wagering information sheets or odds display. Wagering ties (with the point spread) are refunds.
Note: In the event of a wagering tie, a two-team parlay reduces to a straight wager. One tie in three-team parlay reduces the wager to a two-team parlay, etc.
Note: Maximum payout of any parlay will not exceed $250,000 and maximum payoffs for parlays are 719/1.
ALL WAGERS will be calculated as follows: (This applies to all sports and/or propositions)
Players lay or take money odds. (Money odds are always quoted in terms of $100 for reference).
Example – “STRAIGHT WAGERS”:
Example #1: Pirates –140
(Player wagers $140 to win $100 to return $240.)
Example #2: Steelers -7 –120
(Player wagers $100 to win $83.30 to return $183.30.)
Example #3: Marshall +125
(Player wagers $100 to win $125 to return $225.)
All parlay payoffs are computed by multiplying the payoff conversion (odds equivalent to one dollar) of the teams in the parlay, by amount wagered.
Ohio State -500
Browns +4 -110
Player wagers $100 on this 5-team parlay. Payoff = $100 multiplied by: 1.50 x 1.80 x 2.25 x 1.20 x 1.91 = Payout of $1,392.40 (Winnings of $1,292.40).
Note: Maximum payouts on all non-parlay card wagers are 719-1.