1.1.1 All Mega Fan Games pool entries are placed with the game Collector and then remitted into pools operated by the Betting Limited, 3 Brook Street, Bishops Waltham, SO32 1AX, United Kingdom (‘Mega Fan’ is a brand name of Betting Limited)
1.1.2 All Betting Limited pool entries are subject to Betting Limited’s betting rules as amended from time to time.
1.1.3 All Betting Limited pool bets are ‘pool’ or ‘pari-mutuel’ type bets whereby the winning return is calculated by reference to the money staked in the pool and the eventual number of winning bets.
1.1.4 There are no maximum limits to the amount of money that can be staked or won on a Betting Limited pool bet. (The size of the pool provides a natural limit to the available winnings).
1.1.5 All British football matches will be subject to the Football Association. Overseas football matches will be subject to the equivalent regulatory body of the relevant country. Decisions of the relevant authority as to the running and outcome of events will apply to all Betting Limited bets.
1.1.6 The timing of the declaration of dividends shall entirely be at the discretion of Betting Limited.
1.1.7 Betting Limited reserves the right to rectify errors in accepted bets regardless as to the cause.
1.1.8 Subject to the preceding rules and once the official result has been announced, the declared dividend will stand regardless of any subsequent alteration to the official result.
1.1.9 Betting Limited is prohibited by law from accepting pool entries from persons under 16 years of age. Betting Limited will refuse to accept pool entries where it has reason to believe that the person placing them is doing so on behalf of persons under the age of 16. Any pool entries found to have been placed by or on behalf of a person under the age of 16 will be void.
1.1.10 In the event of a failure, for whatever reason, which prevents the declaration of a dividend, the stakes of the Betting Limited(s) Pool concerned may be refunded.
1.1.11 Bets accepted from overseas or third party pools are additionally subject to the betting rules relevant to those pools.
1.1.12 A customer may edit their team online up until the start of a match in which the edited player participates.
1.1.13 Bets ‘stand’ on players which do not participate in a game once the game has started.
1.1.14 Where a selected player in a customer’s team does not play in the match, a player of nearest equivalent value in the same playing position will be substituted into the customer’s team. If the customer’s team is below the budget ceiling it will be the nearest higher value player who still fits within budget, otherwise it will be the nearest lower value player.
1.1.15 In a pool that covers several games, if a player does not play in an event because their team has been knocked out in a previous round of the pool, the team selection stands, and that player accrues no more points.
1.1.16 All Betting Limited pool entries on a single game are void if a game does not take place on the day scheduled, unless otherwise advertised. The rules for multiple leg pool entries are as stated in the relevant section of the rules.
1.2 Placing pool entries
1.2.1 Minimum permitted stakes and stake units apply. See the point of sale for details. Terms for other outlets may vary.
1.2.2 All pool entries must be confirmed in the system together with full stakes paid not later than the start of the pool event (‘the start of the first match’).
1.2.3 Full stakes for the correct amount must be paid when bets are placed. Official tickets will be given as receipts and these should be checked carefully as errors cannot be rectified after the start of game concerned. Winning pool entries will only be paid in accordance with official tickets/receipts.
1.2.4 Customers must check their tickets/bet receipts as errors will not be rectified after ‘the start of the first match’.
1.2.5 Customers must check any change given from pool entries as claims for errors will not be considered once the customer has left the point of transaction.
1.3 Payments of winnings
1.3.1 Payment of winnings is subject to the Betting Limited’s general rules covering pool betting, which can be viewed at www.betting.co.uk/rules
1.3.2 Payment of winnings from pool entries placed via third parties is subject to the payment rules of the third party.
1.3.3 Customers must check payments as claims for errors will not be considered once the customer has left the point of transaction.
1.3.4 When there is an abandoned match, or hiatus resulting in an altered match result, payment will not be made until the official result is confirmed by the relevant authority. Otherwise payment is made at Betting Limited’s discretion on winning tickets when the dividend is declared.
1.3.5 In the event of an amended result, claims for additional payments on tickets previously surrendered must be made to the address below.
1.3.6 Betting Limited reserves the right to pay the whole or part of any winnings by cheque or bank transfer from the address below.
1.3.7 Payments may be claimed by posting the tickets to Customer Services, Betting Limited, 3 Brook Street, Bishops Waltham, Hants, SO32 1AX. Postal payments will normally be paid by cheque but customers may opt to have winnings paid direct to a UK bank account, or into a Betting Limited account, if full details are supplied.
1.3.8 Payments may be collected up to 6 months after purchase, after which time their validity lapses. Unclaimed payments from Great Britain will be remitted to a charity supporting sports and / or a charity supporting people with problem gambling habits.
Every effort will be made by our staff and management to resolve any dispute which may arise, under the terms and conditions of these rules.
Should a customer be dissatisfied with the decision and ruling offered by staff and management, or should a matter arise which is not covered by these rules, customers should write to Betting Limited at 3 Brook Street, Bishops Waltham, Hants, SO32 1AX explaining the details of their dispute.
In the event of the matter not then being resolved the customer may submit the dispute to the Independent Betting Adjudication Service (IBAS), PO Box 62639, London, EC3P 3AS, telephone 020 7347 5883, or a mutually acceptable recognized body, for an independent ruling. Provided the facts are presented by all parties concerned the adjudicator’s decision in these cases will be binding on both parties.