House Rules

William Hill Race & Sports Book

William Hill Race and Sports Book House Wagering Rules and Regulations are provided for your information.

1.    GENERAL
1.1.    MANAGEMENT
1.2.    TICKET ACCURACY
1.3.    DEFINITION OF “ACTION”
1.4.    DEFINITION OF “OFFICIAL”
1.5.    WAGERING ON “TOTALS”
1.6.    OVERTIME PERIODS
1.7.    DETERMINING THE WINNER
1.8.    WAGERING TIES
1.9.    DISPUTES
2.    BASEBALL RULES
3.    BOXING & MMA RULES
4.    HOCKEY
5.     SOCCER
6.    AUTO RACING RULES
7.    GOLF RULES
8.    TENNIS RULES
9.    PARLAY ROUNDING RULES
10.    OFF THE BOARD PAYOFFS
11.  PARI-MUTUEL RACE RULES
12.   NON PARI-MUTUEL RACE RULES AND LIMITS
13.  TWIN QUINELLA RULES
14.  PARLAY CARD RULES

1.    GENERAL

1.1    MANAGEMENT
a. Management reserves the right to add, delete, or change the Sportsbook House Rules and/or payoff odds at any time, subject to regulatory approval of the Nevada Gaming Control Board.
b. Management reserves the right to refuse any wager or delete or limit any selection(s) prior to the acceptance of the wagers.
c. Management determines the minimum and maximum wagers on all events.
d. The use of two-way electronics communication devices while you are at the counter placing a wager is prohibited.
e. Nevada law prohibits persons under the age of 21 from wagering, collecting winning wagers or loitering in or about the Race and Sports Book area.
f. All wagers will be deemed to have been accepted from the individual placing the wager only, and not on behalf of any other person or entity.
g. Accepting telephone or electronic wagers from outside the state of Nevada is strictly prohibited.
h. Payoffs over $10,000 may be delayed until the next regular banking day.
i. Wagers may be accepted at other than the posted odds, please check your ticket prior to leaving the window.
j. Wagering rules and conditions are subject to change; please refer to odds sheets for details. If there is a conflict between the odds sheets and these House Rules, the rule on the wagering sheet will prevail.

1.2    TICKET ACCURACY
a. Please check your ticket for accuracy as all tickets go as written after you leave the wagering counter. Once a wager is accepted by both parties, tickets will not be altered or voided except at the discretion of Management and with the approval of both parties.
b. No winning wager will be paid without the original customer copy of the betting ticket, except for lost, stolen or unreadable tickets which will be honored as stated below.
c. Management is not responsible for lost, stolen, altered or unreadable tickets. For all honored lost or stolen tickets, once the rightful owner of a winning ticket has been determined, payment will be made as soon as possible. For all lost, stolen or unreadable tickets where the rightful owner cannot be determined immediately, the waiting period for honored claims will be 120 days.
d. Winning tickets are void after 120 days from conclusion of the event.
e. Winning tickets may be mailed in for redemption to the address below. See the reverse side of the wagering ticket for mail-in collection instructions and address. If a self-addressed envelope is not included, a processing fee may be charged.

William Hill
P.O. Box 95098
Las Vegas, NV 89193

f. The time on the tickets is Pacific Time.

1.3    DEFINITION OF “ACTION”
a. FOOTBALL games (Professional or Collegiate) must be played at the venue and within 5 days before or after the date scheduled (unless otherwise specified) or the wager is considered “no action” and will be refunded.
b. BASKETBALL, HOCKEY, SOCCER and BASEBALL games must be played on the date specified, unless otherwise stated.
i. If a game is postponed and/or rescheduled to a later date, said game will automatically constitute “no action” for wagering purposes, unless otherwise stipulated on the ticket or the sports sheets or the odds displays.
ii. If a game or event is moved from its original location, all wagers are “action.”
c. FIGHT matches must take place within one (1) week of specified date to be considered “action” unless otherwise stipulated on the ticket or the sports sheets or the odds displays.
d. SOCCER 3-way wagering propositions: sides must win, lose or tie (each is a separate betting interest).
e. AUTO races are action when the first car crosses the start line after the green flag is dropped.
f. TENNIS matches must be played within 7 days before or after the date scheduled or the wager is considered “no action” and will be refunded.
g. FUTURE WAGERS are “action” as long as a winner is officially declared, regardless of team relocation, name change, league affiliation, playoff format, season length, etc. unless otherwise stipulated.
h. Both sides must start in any two-way match-up propositions, unless stipulated otherwise on printed odds sheets.
i. Except as noted above, all other events must be held within one (1) week of the scheduled date to be considered “action” unless otherwise stipulated on the ticket or the sports sheets or the odds displays.

1.4    DEFINITION OF “OFFICIAL”
a. BASEBALL (major league, minor league, and college): 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 or the game is tied at the end of 9 innings and goes into extra innings.  If a game goes into extra innings, winners and losers are “official” after the winner is decided after a full inning of play.
i. Called games must go a minimum of five innings, or four and one-half innings if the home team is ahead.
ii. The called games rule also applies to seven-inning scheduled games.
iii. If a game goes past five innings and is subsequently called, 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 called, the runs do count.)
b. BASKETBALL (college): After 35 minutes of play.
c. BASKETBALL (professional): After 43 minutes of play.
d. FIGHT (professional): When bell (buzzer, etc.) is sounded signifying the start of the opening round, the bout is considered “official” for wagering purposes, regardless of the scheduled length.
e. FOOTBALL (both college and professional): After 55 minutes of play.
f. HOCKEY (professional and college): After 55 minutes of play.
g. SOCCER: After 90 minutes of play.
h. OTHER: All other contests that involve a scheduled length of play or time limit must play to their conclusion or have five minutes or less of scheduled playing time remaining when the contest concludes in order to be considered “official” for wagering purposes unless otherwise stipulated.

1.5    WAGERING ON “TOTALS” – OVER OR UNDER
a. When wagering on “totals” on contests involving a scheduled time limit, all game wagering rules applicable to minimum length of play requirements shall also apply to “totals” wagers (i.e. contests must play to their conclusion or have five minutes or less of scheduled playing time remaining for “totals” wagers to be considered “action”).
b. When wagering on baseball “totals” or “run lines,” 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 innings (six and one half if the home team is ahead) for a scheduled seven-inning game.
i. If the game goes past regulation innings and is subsequently suspended or postponed, it is considered to have “action” and the winner and loser shall be determined by the score at the time the game is called. In the case where the home team does not bat (complete their turn at bat) in the bottom half of an extra-inning game, the score reverts back to the previous full inning of play.
ii. When wagering on baseball “totals” or “run lines,” the customer has the option to list or specify listed pitchers or specify “action” (having a wager regardless of starting pitchers).  Customer must list or specify at the time the wager is made.  If “no action,” wagers will be refunded. If wager is part of a parlay, the parlay will reduce by one selection (i.e. 4 team parlay becomes a 3 team parlay).  Wagers on “totals” or “run lines” will default to “list pitchers,” if not specified.

1.6    OVERTIME PERIODS
a. When wagering on “totals,” overtime periods are counted in the final score, unless otherwise specified.
b. On half-time wagers, overtime periods are included as part of the second half, unless otherwise specified.

1.7    DETERMINING THE WINNER
a. The winner of an event or game will be determined on the date of the event’s conclusion. Management does not recognize suspended games, protests, overturned decisions, etc.   Management, at its sole discretion, may delay payment of winning wagers if the final score is questioned or challenged.
b. The winner of an event or proposition wager that occurs while a game or match is in progress will be used to determine the winner as soon as the event is complete, regardless if the game or match is played to its conclusion.

1.8    WAGERING TIES
a. Straight wager, “no action” and the wager will be refunded.
b. 2-team teaser, “no action” regardless of the outcome of the other team.
c. Parlays and Teasers, reduces to the next lowest number of games.
d. Special 10- and 14-Point Teasers on Pro and College Football, ties lose.

1.9    DISPUTES
a. Customer Service address and phone number are:

William Hill Nevada
P.O. Box 95098
Las Vegas, NV 89193

(702) 734-2878

b. In the event of a dispute that cannot be resolved to the satisfaction of the customer, the decisions of the Nevada Gaming Control Board and/or Commission are final.

2.    BASEBALL RULES
a. Baseball wagers are accepted in the following manner:
i. Action: Team against team regardless of the starting pitcher.
ii. One Specific Pitcher: A wager on or against one specific pitcher regardless of the other starting pitcher. The specified pitcher must start or the wager is deemed “no action”.
iii. Both Specified Pitchers: A wager that specifies both starting pitchers. Any variation constitutes “no action”.
iv. NOTE: Each team’s starting pitcher is defined, for wagering purposes, as the pitcher who throws the initial pitch.
v. 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 “specified pitcher” starts wagers will be computed at the opening price established with the new pitcher.

3.    FIGHTS: BOXING & MMA RULES
a. 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 is officially stopped prior to the bell, buzzer, etc., such round is not considered a “full round” for wagering purposes.
b. In the event of a draw, wagers on who will win are “no action” and wagers will be refunded.
c. All straight win wagers will have “action” regardless of any changes in weight class, scheduled length of the bout, or championship sanction unless otherwise stipulated. All round, K.O. or decision proposition wagers are “no action” if the scheduled length of the bout is changed. If “no action,” wagers will be refunded. If wager is part of a parlay, the parlay will reduce by one selection (i.e. 4 team parlay becomes a 3 team parlay).
d. On K.O. proposition wagers, K.O. includes knockout, technical knockout, disqualification, technical decision, or any other stoppage.
e. On decision proposition wagers, “decision” means the fight must go the entire scheduled distance.

4.    HOCKEY
For wagering purposes, in the event of a shootout, the winner is awarded one goal, which is considered in the determination of the winner and loser and counted toward the game total.

5.    SOCCER
When soccer wagers have 3-way betting – win, lose or draw – the score at the end of 90 minutes, plus injury minutes, will be used to determine winning and losing tickets; extra time and shoot-outs do not count.

6.    AUTO RACING RULES
a. All wagers are “action”; no refunds except match-up propositions.
b. In match-up propositions, all drivers involved in any match-up must start or the wager is deemed “no action” and all wagers involved in the match-up will be refunded.  The winner of match-up propositions will be based on the official finish order.
c. Wagers accepted on drivers only, not on teams or cars unless stipulated on the printed odds sheets.
d. The winner at the conclusion of race will be the winner for wagering purposes.

7.    GOLF RULES
a. All golf tournament wagers are “action”; no refunds, except for match-up proposition.
b. All golfers in a match-up must tee off to start the tournament, or that match-up is “no action.” If “no action,” wagers will be refunded. If wager is part of a parlay, the parlay will reduce by one selection (i.e. 4 team parlay becomes a 3 team parlay).
c. Golfer with the lower score wins the match-up (with equal rounds played).
d. If one golfer continues play after his opponent has missed the cut, withdrawn (WD) or been disqualified (DQ), the golfer who continues play wins his match-up.
e. If both golfers in a match-up are in a play-off the winner of the play-off wins match-up and all other play-off golfers tie each other.

8.    TENNIS RULES
a. All wagers are “action”; no refunds except match-up propositions.
b. Tennis match must go one full set for “action” or wager will be refunded.
c. In match-up propositions players must start the tennis match or the wager is deemed “no action” and all wagers involved in the match-up will be refunded.

9.    PARLAY ROUNDING RULES
a. Parlay tickets consisting of football and/or basketball wagers laying 11/10 refer to the pay table.
b. Payoffs with parlay tickets on all money line wagers are determined using standard money line calculations.
c. Combination parlays are figured by first referring to the pay table, then applying the result to the standard money line calculations.
d. Final calculations are rounded down to the nickel.
e. Final calculations are rounded down to the nickel.

10.    OFF-THE-BOARD PAYOFFS
a. Single team bets in football or basketball, bettor lays 11/10 unless otherwise listed.
b. Single team bets in baseball, bettor lays or gets current money line.
c. Parlay and Teaser pay tables will be posted in the sports book.
d. In case of tie or “no action” on a two-team teaser, wager is refunded: otherwise, tie or “no action” reduces teaser to next lowest number of teams.
e. Special college football 3-teamer all teams must win, ties lose.
f. Baseball parlay payoffs are computed by using standard money line calculations.

11.    PARI-MUTUEL RACE RULES
a. If a scratch occurs, the rules at the host track will apply to the scratched entrants.
b. Winning pari-mutuel wagers are paid in accordance with official results at the track.  Pari-Mutuel tickets must be cashed at purchase location.   Pari-Mutuel tickets are valid for 120 days after the date of purchase or 30 days after close of the racing meet, whichever occurs first.

12.    NON PARI-MUTUEL RACE RULES AND LIMITS
a. Races must go on the track and date scheduled, unless otherwise specified or the wager is considered “no action”.
b. Odds are subject to change and winning tickets are paid based on track mutuels.
c. Tickets go as written regardless of any change in jockey.
d. Official results and track mutuels, as determined at the track on the day of the race, will be considered as final by management for wagering purposes. Any subsequently overturned decisions will be disregarded.
e. Tickets will not be altered or voided prior to post time except at the discretion of management and with the approval of both parties.

Win, Place and Show Betting
We pay full track odds on all tracks, unless otherwise specified.

Parlays
Parlay payout odds limited to 150-1.  In the event of a scratch in a parlay, a two-horse parlay becomes a straight bet.  A three-horse parlay becomes a two-horse parlay.  Entries and field horses go as one unless otherwise specified.

Daily Doubles
Daily Double payout odds limited to 150-1.  Entries and field horses go as one unless otherwise specified.  In the event of a scratched horse, the wager will be refunded.

Daily Triple
Daily Triple payout odds limited to 300-1.  One-dollar minimum bet.  Entries and field horses go as one unless otherwise specified.  In the event of a scratched horse, the post time favorite will be substituted in place of the scratched horse.

Exactas
Exact payout odds limited to 150-1.  Payoff based on track exacta pool on exacta races designated on our boards.  Must finish 1‑2 unless reversed.  In the event of a scratched horse, the wager will be refunded unless part of an entry or field, unless must go as specified.  An exacta written on a non‑exacta race will be paid off as a quinella; no refunds will be allowed.

Quinellas
Quinella payout odds limited to 150-1.  House quinella in every race where there is a win and place mutuel at track.  All quinellas are computed by William Hill Race Book. Select two horses in one race.  Horses must finish 1‑2 or 2‑1.  Horses in entries or fields go as one.  In the event of a scratch, the wager will be refunded.  If field has 5 horses or less, there is no quinella in the race.

Trifectas
Trifectas payout odds limited to 500-1.  The trifecta payoff will be based on the trifecta pool at the track. Trifecta races are designated races only.  Minimum wager is $1.00.  Entries and field horses go as one unless otherwise specified. In the event of a late scratch, the wager will be refunded for that particular combination.  Dead heats are handled as follows:

Win:  You must have both horses in the dead heat for win along with the show horse to have a winning trifecta.  In the event you had the three horses boxed, you would have the trifecta payoff twice.  The same would apply to dead heats for place and show.

Example: Dead Heat Place: The winning horse with both place horses.

Example: Dead Heat Show: Win horse, place horse, and one of the show horses.

Payoff Limits
Management reserves the right to increase or decrease payoff odds limits.  If the payoff odds limits are increased or decreased, the revised odds limits will be posted in the race book prior to accepting wagers on a race with revised payout odds limits.

13.    TWIN QUINELLA RULES
a. The Twin Quinella or Twin Q comprises two different races selected by management.  Players must pick the winning Quinella (first two finishers) in both designated races.
b. The cost per combination is $2.  Multiple combination tickets will be accepted.
c. Management will provide an initial minimum carryover pool.  A percentage of each day’s Twin Q handle will be added to the Twin pool.
d. The carryover pool is aggregate. If there are multiple winning tickets, the carryover pool will be divided equally.
e. In the event of a late scratch in either part of the Twin Q, wagers with the scratched horse will be refunded.  If a multiple combination ticket has a scratch, the combination involving the scratched horse will be refunded after the second leg of the Twin Q and live combinations will remain as “action.”
f. Fields and entries go as one.
g. Both designated Twin Q races must run with a minimum of eight separate betting interests.  If late scratches reduce a race to fewer than eight separate betting interests, the Twin Q for that day becomes void and all money wagered will be refunded.
h. The Twin Q may be offered at all participating William Hill Race and Sports Books.
i. In the event of no winning tickets, the carryover pool will move to the next designated day.

14.    PARLAY CARD RULES
a. See reverse side of parlay card for rules.

OFF THE BOARD PARLAY AND TEASER ODDS

FOOTBALL AND BASKETBALL PARLAYS

2

TEAMS

13

/ 5

3

TEAMS

6

/ 1

4

TEAMS

11

/ 1

5

TEAMS

22

/ 1

6

TEAMS

45

/ 1

7

TEAMS

90

/ 1

8

TEAMS

180

/ 1

9

TEAMS

360

/ 1

10

TEAMS

720

/ 1

TIES REDUCE TO NEXT LEVEL
BASED ON -1.10 PRICES

NO PARLAYS FROM FIRST HALF TO SAME GAME
NO PARLAYS FROM RUN LINE TO SAME GAME

ODDS EQUIVILANT TO ONE DOLLAR

-1.05 = .952 -1.60 = .625 -2.60 = .385
-1.10 = .909 -1.65 = .606 -2.70 = .370
-1.15 = .870 -1.70 = .588 -2.80 = .357
-1.20 = .833 -1.85 = .541 -2.90 = .345
-1.25 = .800 -1.90 = .526 -3.00 = .333
-1.30 = .769 -2.00 = .500 -3.25 = .308
-1.35 = .741 -2.10 = .476 -3.50 = .286
-1.40 = .714 -2.20 = .455 -3.75 = .267
-1.45 = .690 -2.30 = .435 -4.00 = .250
-1.50 = .667 -2.40 = .417 -4.50 = .222
-1.55 = .645 -2.50 = .400 -5.00 = .200

PAYOFF LIMIT 720-1 ON MONEY LINE PARLAYS
CALCULATIONS ROUNDED TO NEAREST NICKEL

ROUND ROBIN PARLAY CHART

TOTAL

NUMBER OF PARLAYS INVOLVING:

# OF TEAMS

2s

3s

4s

5s

6s

7s

8s

9s

10s

2

1

3

3

1

4

6

4

1

5

10

10

5

1

6

15

20

15

6

1

7

21

35

35

21

7

1

8

28

56

70

56

28

8

1

9

36

84

126

126

84

36

9

1

10

45

120

210

252

210

120

45

10

1

FOOTBALL TEASER PAY TABLE

POINTS

6

6 1/2

7

2

TEAMS

20

/

23

20

/

25

10

/

14

3

TEAMS

8

/

5

29

/

20

26

/

20

4

TEAMS

52

/

20

44

/

20

2

/

1

5

TEAMS

4

/

1

7

/

2

3

/

1

6

TEAMS

6

/

1

5

/

1

9

/

2

7

TEAMS

8

/

1

7

/

1

6

/

1

8

TEAMS

10

/

1

9

/

1

8

/

1

9

TEAMS

15

/

1

12

/

1

10

/

1

10

TEAMS

20

/

1

15

/

1

12

/

1

TIES REDUCE TO NEXT LEVEL
NO TEASING TOTALS

BASKETBALL TEASER PAY TABLE

POINTS

4

4 1/2

5

2 TEAMS

10

/ 11

10

/ 12

10

/ 14
3 TEAMS

9

/ 5

3

/ 2

6

/ 5
4 TEAMS

5

/ 2

22

/ 10

9

/ 5
5 TEAMS

4

/ 1

7

/ 2

3

/ 1
6 TEAMS

6

/ 1

5

/ 1

9

/ 2
7 TEAMS

8

/ 1

7

/ 1

6

/ 1
8 TEAMS

10

/ 1

9

/ 1

8

/ 1

TIES REDUCE TO NEXT LEVEL
NO TEASING TOTALS

COLLEGE FOOTBALL SPECIAL TEASER

3

TEAMS

10 POINTS

10

/ 12
3

TEAMS

14 POINTS

1

/ 2

ALL TEAMS MUST WIN – TIES LOSE