19. Baseball rules
19.1.1 Bets will be settled as their outcomes become determined. Later decisions to void markets will not affect earlier settled markets if the outcomes of which are unaffected.
19.1.2 Matches must begin within 36 hours of the initially scheduled start time, or be voided. If a match begins but is later abandoned or postponed an official result must be declared within 36 hours for outstanding bets that have not yet been unconditionally determined to be valid.
19.1.3 Extra innings will be included unless stated otherwise.
19.1.4 At least nine innings (or 8.5 innings if the home team is ahead) must be completed for bets on ‘Total runs’ or ‘Run line’ markets to be valid. This applies except in cases where the match was always scheduled to be played with less innings, (for example scheduled 7 innings double header matches during the 2020 MLB season) or where the outcome of the market has already been determined.
19.1.5 If a match is scheduled to be played with less than 9 innings, at least the stated number of innings (or half an innings less if the home team is ahead) must be completed for bets on 'Total runs' or 'Run line' markets to be valid unless the outcome of the market has already been determined.
19.1.6 If a game is abandoned all bets placed on winner markets will be voided:
- If the game is not replayed within 36 hours of the original start time
- Or unless five innings have been played (or 4.5 innings if the home team is ahead).
An official result must still be declared in either of the above cases in order for bets on the winner market to be settled.
19.1.7 Unless otherwise specified, such as for MLB below, all bets will stand regardless of whether a listed starting pitcher starts the first innings for their respective team or not.
19.2 MLB specific rules
19.2.1 All bets will be voided on all markets unless both named pitchers start in the first innings for their respective teams.
19.2.2 A pitcher is deemed to start once he has thrown a single pitch to the opposing team's first batter, in the first innings.
Last modified: August 10, 2020