SBR’s Sports Betting Rules Monitor: MLB Baseball Betting Rules Clarified by sportsbooks

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SBR’s Sports Betting Rules Monitor: Sportsbooks react to rainout in Yankees vs. Orioles game on June 28th, 2007. For wagering purposes Baltimore was graded as a 6-4 winner despite the game being suspended in the top of the 8th due to weather with the Yankees leading 8-6. Many New York bettors requested clarification from clerks, prompting the betting sites to update and/or clarify wagering rules.
BetOnline (SBR rating B+) clarifies baseball moneyline grading
BetOnline removes irrelevant text about the game being official for grading purposes after 8.5 (if home team is winning) or 9 innings, leaving text stating moneyline baseball bets are official after 5 complete innings or 4.5 innings if the home team is winning.

BetPlatinum (SBR rating C-) removes contradicting wording to clarify that MLB games must go 4.5 (if home team is winning) or 5 innings to declare moneyline winner; removes text suggesting 9 innings of play is required for all grading.


SportsOffShore (SBR rating B), WorldWideWagering (SBR rating B), ClicknGamble (SBR rating D-) & JustforBettors (SBR rating D-) each add clarification and/or examples for grading of suspended baseball games. Latest rule changes

Topcat (SBR ratign C) rules as well as sister book, BetTrojan (SBR rating C) rules add notation that Las Vegas policies apply for situations not covered within own rules pages.

Expekt (SBR rating B) adds "debit cards" to list of transfer methods that may incur a deposit fee.

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