Legal information & Betting rules

Betting Rules

1.Introduction

  1. Company makes every attempt to make sure that betting is secure and fair for the user.
  2. Company is not responsible for any errors regarding event and market data information.
  3. Bets are matched in queue according to their amount and the time they were placed. Bets with larger bet amount will be matched first. If the bet amount is equal, the matching order will depend on the time the bet was received by the PVP.ME exchange.
  4. Unmatched bets are active immediately without any delay before and during the Match.
  5. It is the customer's responsibility to have read and accepted PVP.ME’s Betting Rules prior to partaking in any betting activity. The customer should contact support@pvp.me if he or she has any questions or concerns.
  6. Betting rules are an addition to Terms and Conditions.
  7. Terms and Conditions have precedence over these rules. In all other cases, these rules apply.
  8. Company reserves the right to modify these rules as necessary.

2. Settlement

  1. Company will make every effort to ensure bets are settled as quickly as possible after the outcome has been determined and the market has been closed. Whenever possible, we will use the official results published by the event's hosting organization. In the case this is not possible, we will use trusted eSports websites for the relevant game.
  2. Company reserves the right to postpone settlement should the outcome be unclear or controversial.
  3. Company reserves the right to void or resettle markets in cases where information appears of cheating or rules violations, or other controversy in regard to the match..

3. Voiding Bets

  1. Company reserves the right to void any markets where the outcome cannot be reasonably determined.
  2. Company reserves the right to recover funds from the market that were distributed in error.
  3. Company reserves the right to void any bet before or after the Match has occurred, for any reason. The reason may be technical errors, match fraud or settlement error.

4. Exceptional Circumstances

  1. Company maintains several rules for exceptional circumstances that may arise before, during, or after Matches.
    • Cancellations - If the Match is cancelled, all bets are void.
    • Forfeited match - If the Match if forfeited for any reasons, all markets will be voided, except for bets on any markets that have been unconditionally determined.
    • Abandonments - If the Match does not conclude within 24 hours of the scheduled time, all bets are void.
    • Postponements - If a Match is postponed more than 48 hours from the scheduled time, all bets are void..
    • Change of opponent teams - If there is a change in opponent teams for an Match, all bets are void.
    • Substitutions in teams - If one of the players in a team is substituted, PVP.ME determines whether the substitution is game-changing or not. If we determine does have a significant effect on game outcome, all bets are void. If it is insignificant, betting for the Match proceeds as usual.

5. In-Play Betting

  1. At the start and at the end of a Match, Company will try to pause markets and cancel unmatched bets. However, it is done manually and we cannot always guarantee that a market will be paused and bets cancelled in time. Therefore, it is important for users to manage and keep track of their in-play bets at all times.
  2. If a situation happens when a market is not paused at either the start or the finish of a Match, Company reserves the right to cancel any unmatched bets and/or cancel any matched bets made after this time. The time of the start and the finish of the Match is determined by Company
  3. It is not allowed to bet after the outcome of an Market is known. Company reserves the right to cancel bets where the user has an unfair advantage by placing bets after the Market outcome is known.

6. Dota2 Specific Rules

  1. All Dota2 markets apply to the full length of the match.
  2. If a Dota2 match is not properly completed, cancelled or otherwise abandoned, markets will be voided, except for bets on any markets that have been unconditionally determined (i.e. first blood market if the match is abandoned after first blood happened).
  3. Types of Dota2 Markets Offered:
    1. Series winner - This market will be settled on which team has won the game series (i.e. won 2 matches in Best of 3 game series)
    2. Map winner - This market will be settled on which team has won the corresponding map
    3. First Blood - This market will be settled on which team made the first blood on the corresponding map
    4. First tower - This market will be settled on which team destroys the opponent’s first tower on the corresponding map. If the team has denied its tower, it will be equal to the enemy team destroying this tower.
    5. First lane - This market will be settled on which team destroyed the opponent’s both ranged and melee barracks on the same lane on the corresponding map. If the team has denied its’ barrack, it will be equal to the enemy team destroying this barrack.
    6. First 10 kills - This market will be settled on which team first achieved 10 kills score on the corresponding map.
    7. Game duration - This market will be settled on the duration of the game, excluding time when creeps have not spawned yet on the corresponding map. The time of the game will correlate to the game length on the results screen, which appears after the destruction of the ancient.

7. League of Legends Specific Rules

  1. All League of Legends markets apply to the full length of the match.
  2. If a League of Legends match is not properly completed, cancelled or otherwise abandoned, markets will be voided, except for bets on any markets that have been unconditionally determined (i.e. first blood market if the match is abandoned after first blood happened).
  3. Types of League of Legends Markets Offered:
    1. Series winner - This market will be settled on which team has won the game series (i.e. won 2 matches in Best of 3 game series)
    2. Map winner - This market will be settled on which team has won the corresponding map
    3. First Blood - This market will be settled on which team made the first blood on the corresponding map
    4. First tower - This market will be settled on which team destroyed the opponent’s first tower on the corresponding map.
    5. First inhibitor - This market will be settled on which team destroyed the opponent’s inhibitor on the same lane on the corresponding map.
    6. First 10 kills - This market will be settled on which team first achieved 10 kills score on the corresponding map.
    7. Game duration- This market will be settled on the duration of the game. The time of the game will correspond to the game length on the results screen, which appears after the destruction of the ancient.

8. Counter Strike: Global Offensive Specific Rules

  1. All CS:GO markets apply to the full length of the match.
  2. If CS:GO match is not properly completed, cancelled or otherwise abandoned, markets will be voided, except for bets on any markets that have been unconditionally determined (i.e. first round winner if the match is abandoned after the first round).
  3. Types of CS:GO Markets Offered:
    1. Series winner - This market will be settled on which team has won the game series (i.e. won 2 matches in Best of 3 game series)
    2. Map winner - This market will be settled on which team has won the corresponding map
    3. First round winner - This market will be settled on which team won the first round on the corresponding map
    4. Topfragging player - This market will be settled on which team player has the most frags on the corresponding map. In case of a draw (both teams topfragging players have the same amount of frags) the market will be settled with the odds 1.0