Tipster Competition Rules
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Bettingexpert is all about playing fair. Participation in the Competition is subject to compliance with these Official Rules. Respect the rules, respect other tipsters and play fair. Tipsters who do not follow these Official Rules may be disqualified from the Contest and may receive additional punishments deemed appropriate by the bettingexpert staff.
1. General Rules
1.1. All content and comments posted on bettingexpert are expected to contain polite language. Please respect your fellow tipsters and refrain from using abusive, racist, sexist, homophobic language or any other forms of discrimination. We also ask tipsters to avoid using any intentionally provocative content e.g. extreme political views. bettingexpert is for everyone regardless of who they are, where they come from or what they believe in.
1.2. One tipster account per person.
1.3. Tipsters must have a positive profit at the end of the month to be eligible for any prizes.
1.4. When you earn a prize for the first time, we will require some of your personal details in order to send you your money. You will receive a request by email from a member of staff. Your personal details need to be sent NO LATER THAN 9th of the month at 23:59 Pacific Time. The reason for this is that we are paying out prizes 5 business days following this time. If you don’t send what is asked of you in time, you cannot be paid.If you have earned a prize and have already submitted your payment details, your prize will be processed automatically.
2. Technical Rules
2.1. Tipsters are required to post a minimum of eight tips every month in order to qualify for competition prizes. Only tips posted for events settled within the competition month will count towards the minimum tips needed to qualify for a monthly competition prize. To qualify for the yearly competition, tipsters must post a minimum eight tips across the 12 months of the competition period. The minimum number of tips needed to qualify for sport specific weekly competitions (NFL and NBA competitions) is likewise eight tips for events settled within the same competition week.
2.2. All tips posted on bettingexpert must be exclusive to bettingexpert.
2.3. Analyses accompanying tips must be unique and demonstrate enough value and insight to support that particular tip.
2.4. Analyses must be exclusive to one tip only. Repeating or copying any part of an analysis from other tips or from other sites is not permitted, even if these websites are owned by the tipster.
2.5. Copying other people’s work and posting it on bettingexpert under your own name, intentionally exploiting bugs or trying, in any other way, to gain an unfair advantage over other tipsters is absolutely not acceptable. Tips are checked and those caught cheating or bending the rules will be strongly punished. Conversely, honesty and respect for the integrity of bettingexpert is praised and often rewarded.
2.6. Tip analysis should contain a minimum of 50 words.
2.7. Any tip analysis must be relevant to that specific match. Any analysis which does not support its tip will result in it being voided.
2.8. Analyses should contain well articulated language. The use of software to translate whole paragraphs or sections is not allowed. Please use the appropriate bettingexpert language site if you are unable to write coherently and to an acceptable level in English.
2.9. The maximum stake of 10 units should be reserved for tips in which the tipster can demonstrate a higher degree of confidence in its value. That said, there is no maximum/minimum number of times such a stake can be used.
2.10. The maximum combined stake allowed on any event is 10 units. There is an exception for Horse Racing, Motor Sports and Golf. Please see section 3. for further details.
2.11. The permitted units staked depends on the odds of a given tip. The table below explains which stakes are allowed across particular odds ranges:
|Odds < 2.5||max. stake of 10 units|
|2.5 ≤ Odds < 2.75||max. stake of 9 units|
|2.75 ≤ Odds < 3||max. stake of 8 units|
|3 ≤ Odds < 4||max. stake of 7 units|
|4 ≤ Odds < 5||max. stake of 6 units|
|5 ≤ Odds < 6||max. stake of 5 unit|
|6 ≤ Odds < 8||max. stake of 4 units|
|8 ≤ Odds < 10||max. stake of 3 units|
|10 ≤ Odds < 20||max. stake of 2 units|
|20 ≤ Odds < 50||max. stake of 1 units|
|50 ≤ Odds < 100||max. stake of 0.5 units|
|100 ≤ Odds||max. stake of 0.25 units|
The minimum stake for bets with odds of less than 50 is 1. For tips on very high odds, tipsters are restricted to 0.5 between 50 and 100 and 0.25 for odds higher than 100.
2.12. Once a tip is posted and its respective bookmaker is chosen, this cannot be modified.
2.13. In the event of disputes over tips, the tip description is final. Always make sure your tip description correctly explains your tip.
2.14. When the settlements of tips are disputed, the final decision is based on how the bookmaker in question has settled the bet recommended in the tip. i.e. if the bet is voided by the bookmaker then the tip at bettingexpert is also voided.
2.15. Tips must not be posted later than thirty minutes before the event is scheduled to start.
2.16. Only one tip is allowed per market on an event.
3. Sport Specific Rules
3.1. In horse racing, motor racing (including Formula 1) and golf, tipsters are allowed to stake up to 10 units on the outright winner in addition to a further combined stake of 10 across any other markets.
3.2. All analyses for horse racing tips must state how many runners will enter the selected race.
4.1. When bettingexpert administrators correct mistakes in tips that breach the rules listed above, they will remove any tips that would have resulted in profit for the tipster. However, any incorrect tips that lead to a loss to the tipster will be allowed to stay as they would have resulted from the tipster’s own lack of compliance with the rules.
4.2. Occasional mistakes by tipsters will not result in punishment however repeated cases of the same mistake can result in punishment or disqualification if bettingexpert deems the tipster is trying to achieve an unfair advantage over other tipsters.
4.3. bettingexpert reserves the right to reward or punish tipsters where they see fit. Explanations will always be given when it operates outside the normal competition rules.
4.4. Punishments include voiding/deleting tips, disqualification from competition, warnings about conduct, temporary bans and in certain circumstances permanent blocking. The extent of a punishment is determined by the severity of the offence and if the tipster is a repeat offender. Cases are judged on individual merit and decisions made by bettingexpert are final and should be respected.
4.5. For any other issues or doubts which have no clear guidelines in the above terms and conditions will be dealt with at the discretion of the bettingexpert administration.
5.1 All payments on bettingexpert need to be well controlled. We need to make sure that we are giving prize to the right users. Therefore, if you are among the prize winners, we will ask you via email to give us some personal data by filling up this form. It’s the usual kind of personal information that we need from you:
- Address (street name, city, zip code, country)
- Tipster’s username at bettingexpert
- E-mail address
- Paypal Email account
- Identity Card (Copy of Passport, Driving License with a visible date of birth…)
5.2 There are some deadlines regarding the payment process. From the 3rd of the month, all winners will get contacted by admins. Then, you have until the 9th (23.59 CET) to submit the formular with your data. Any data given after this deadline will not be accepted and therefore the payment will not be possible. The prize will be lost. All payments are done up to 5 business days following the aforementioned date.
5.3 All payments are made via Paypal only. There is no option for a tipster to be paid in another way. To get a Paypal account simply visit https://www.paypal.com/us/home and create a free account. Creating a Paypal account is subject to Paypal’s terms and conditions available here: https://www.paypal.com/us/webapps/mpp/ua/useragreement-full
5.4 The prize money is taxable. It is the winner’s own responsibility to report the winning amount to the tax authorities in their own country. The reporting of the prize to your country’s tax authorities and the taxable amount may vary from country to country.
6. License of use
6.1 By using bettingexpert.com you grant us an irrevocable, non-exclusive, world-wide, royalty-free license (including the right to sub-license) to use, copy, modify, publish and share your betting tips and other content you provide through any media anywhere and to allow any third party to do the same. To ensure you receive full credit for your tips, your bettingexpert username and avatar will be shared along with your tips. If you wish to update them to enhance your anonymity (or boost your profile!) you can do so on your profile page.
7. Winner’s List
7.1 A copy of these Official Rules is available online here. For a list of prize winners for the Competition(s), please use the bettingexpert’s live chat option. Requests for winner information must be received no later than three (3) months after the end of the applicable Competition period.
8.1 Prize amount
8.1.1 US Monthly Competition Prize List
8.1.2 Tipster Of The Year Competition Prize List
8.1.3 NFL Weekly Tipster Competition Prize List
8.1.4 NBA Weekly Tipster Competition Prize List
8.2 All prizes won on bettingexpert are paid out using Paypal (see the point 5.3). You can choose to be paid in either Euros (EUR), Pound sterling (GBP) or US dollars (USD).
We hope all tipsters find these conditions fair and suitable. If you are still in doubt about anything, check out our FAQ which should be able to provide more information on common issues. Should you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us.