(NBA, WNBA & NCAA)
All games must start on the scheduled date for
bets to have action.
At least 43 minutes of play must elapse for
NBA game bets to have action. On WNBA & NCAA at least 35 minutes of play must
elapse to have action.
Any period of overtime is included in the
final result to determine winning team and total score, unless specified
The relevant quarter/1st half must be
completed for bets to have action. The 4th quarter excludes overtime.
The 2nd half must have 5 minutes or less
remaining for bets to have action. The 2nd half includes any overtime.
Game must go at least 43 minutes for the
following betting markets to have action
Game must go at least 43 minutes for the
following betting market to have action, unless a team has already scored 20
points at the time the game is suspended. Overtime is included:
Overtime counts for all bets unless
specifically stated otherwise. All prop bets are accepted single bets only,
unless stated otherwise.
Regular season wins/match-ups'- team must
complete at least 80 regular season games for bets to have action. (Ties are no
To win Division - team must complete at least
80 regular season games for bets to have action. (Ties are no action)
To win Conference- team must complete at least
80 regular season games for bets to have action. The team that progresses to the
NBA Championship will be deemed the winner of the Conference.
Many online sportsbooks and casinos offer point spread and over / under betting,
both online and over the telephone. On a point spread wager, the team wagered
must win by the point spread. On an over / under wager, the total points of the
contest by both teams, overtime included, must fall over or under the side
The posted line is the L.A. Lakers -10 at Portland Trailblazers +10 and the
over/under total is 189.
The odds are $1.10 to win $1.00 (-110) unless otherwise indicated.
For the player who wagers on the Lakers -10, they must win by more than 10
points for this to be a winning wager. For the player who wagers on Portland
+10, they must either win the game, or lose by less than 10 points for this to
be a winning wager. If the outcome falls on the number, either way, the bet is
declared a "Push", and the original stake is refunded.
For the player who wagers on the total points of this contest by both teams to
be "Over" 189, the combined final score of both teams must exceed 189. For the
player who wagers on the total points of this contest by both teams to be
"Under" 189, the combined final score of both teams must be less than 189. If
the outcome falls on the number, the bet is declared a "Push", and the original
stake is refunded.
Pointspread and Over/Under lines will be offered on all NBA contests.
All wagers on the side & total will include all overtime scoring
Many Las Vegas and web based sportsbooks offer moneyline odds wagering on
American BasketBall, both online and over the telephone. Moneyline Wagering is
simply wagering on the contest based on a given price rather than a pointspread.
The team bet on just, has to win the game.
A player could choose one of two wagers on the following matchup: L.A. Lakers
-200 at Portland Trailblazers +180. If the Lakers win, the player laid $200.00
to win $100.00. If Portland wins, the player who bet $100.00 wins $180.00.
Simply put, Proposition/Exotic Bets may generally be considered as any wager
other than a straight "side" or "over/under" wager. More specifically, these
wagers usually involve specific events and occurrences that happen throughout
any given game. We have listed some examples for you below. Props/Exotics will
be offered on more marquee games on the betting menu. These include, but are not
limited to, Sunday and Monday night NFL games, various NCAA Football games,
major Bowl games, and many Playoff and Championship Basketball games. There are
also many other miscellaneous events that Props and Exotics will be offered for.
Many Atlantic City sportsbooks and internet casinos offer Point Buys. This is a
method of allowing the bettor to improve the point spread odds of a Basketball
contest by actually "buying points" for the team he/she wants to wager, side or
total. Bettors can buy points in 1/2 point increments up to 3 points, depending
on the contest. Each 1/2 point costs the bettor an additional 10% vigorish.