Masters Odds & Betting

World Cup Betting 2014

World Cup Bracket Contest

How to Enter

These are the official rules (the "Official Rules") for the 2014 BETDSI World Cup Challenge Bracket Contest (the "Contest"). The Contest is sponsored and administered solely by betdsi.eu (BETDSI). Eligibility

If you have never been a betdsi.eu customer in the past, then you must open a new account at betdsi.eu to participate in the Contest. If you have been a betdsi.eu customer in the past, you must access the Contest using your existing account. If you have forgotten your betdsi.eu account or password details, please retrieve your account details here. Please note that multiple accounts are prohibited. If you open more than one account, all of your accounts will be blocked until you contact BETDSI customer service.

THE CONTEST IS OPEN TO PERSONS WHO ARE: (A) REGISTERED USERS OF betdsi.eu; (B) AT LEAST EIGHTEEN (18) YEARS OF AGE OR AGE OF MAJORITY IN STATE OF RESIDENCE OR OLDER AT THE DATE OF ENTRY IN THE CONTEST. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: YOU ARE NOT ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS CONTEST AND NO PRIZES WILL BE AWARDED TO YOU IF YOU ARE (A) A CITIZEN OR LEGAL RESIDENT OF COSTA RICA.

How To Receive Contest Entries

1) Receive Contest Entries By Redeeming Your BetPoints:

Account Currency Gold Platinum Diamond
US Dollar $ 2,000 1,500 1,000

2) Receive Contest Entries By Purchasing Additional Entries: $10 USD each.

How to Play

The objective of the Contest to to accumulate the most points by correctly selecting which two (2) teams will advance out of each of the eight (8) groups in the World Cup, and then by selecting the winner of each of the fifteen (15) knockout stage match-ups in the World Cup including the Finals. Please note that picking the winner of the 3rd Place match (ie., the consolation game) is NOT included in the contest.

You will also be asked to predict the "Grand Salami" which is the combined total number of goals scored in the World Cup (including goals scored in the group stage and elimination stage, including extra time goals, but excluding shootouts). If no answer to the "Grand Salami" is submitted with the contest entry, it is given as a default answer of zero (0)

Once the Contest entry has been submitted, it is final. Contest entry picks cannot be changed once the Contest entry has been submitted. Games will be graded and each Contest entry's position in the scoring will be updated at the end of each round of the tournament.

Point System

Prizes are awarded based on point totals earned according to the following chart:

Round Point Value
Group Stage 1 (per correct winner pick)
Group Stage Bonus (if team is in correct slot) 1 (per correct winner pick)
Round of 16 2 (per correct winner pick)
Round of 16 Bonus (if team is in correct slot) 2 (per correct winner pick)
Quarterfinals 4 (per correct winner pick)
Quarterfinals Bonus (if team is in correct slot) 4 (per correct winner pick)
Semifinals 16 (per correct winner pick)
Final 32 (per correct winner pick)

You will be able to check your point totals by logging in to your BETDSI account. Point totals will be updated after every round. Points are non-transferable.

Total Maximum Possible Points 160
Group Stage 32 points
Round of 16 32 points
Quarterfinals 32 points
Semifinals 32 points
Final 32 points

In the event that a Tournament match does not occur (e.g., due to cancellation) no points will be awarded.

Tie-breakers: If, at the end of the contest, more than one contest entry has accumulated the same final point total in the contest, then those entries will go through the following tie-breakers:

Tie-breaker #1 - The contest entry with the closest prediction for the "Grand Salami" is considered the winner. If more than one contest entry share the same winning prediction for the "Grand Salami", then the superior contest entry is determined by the following tie-breaker:

Tie-breaker #2 - The contest entry that was submitted and recorded by the Contest server the earliest in time. Only one winner per position will be allowed.

Prizes

Winners will be notified by e-mail. It is the sole responsibility of you, the entrant in the Contest, to keep your e-mail information in your BetDSI.eu account up-to-date and accurate. If after thirty (30) calendar days the winner fails to acknowledge their prize, their winning entry and prize will be forfeited.

Position Prize
1st Place USD $5,000 CASH
2nd Place USD $3,000 CASH
3rd Place USD $1,000 CASH
4th USD $500 CASH
5th USD $500 CASH
6th USD $500 CASH
7th USD $500 CASH
8th USD $500 CASH
9th USD $500 CASH
10th USD $500 CASH
11th USD $500 CASH
12th USD $500 CASH
13th USD $500 CASH
14th USD $500 CASH
15th USD $500 CASH
16th USD $250 CASH
17th USD $250 CASH
18th USD $250 CASH
19th USD $250 CASH
20th USD $250 CASH
21st USD $250 CASH
22nd USD $250 CASH
23rd USD $250 CASH
24th USD $250 CASH
25th USD $250 CASH
26th USD $150 CASH
27th USD $150 CASH
28th USD $150 CASH
29th USD $150 CASH
30th USD $150 CASH
31st USD $150 CASH
32nd USD $150 CASH
33rd USD $150 CASH
34th USD $150 CASH
35th USD $150 CASH
36th USD $100 CASH
37th USD $100 CASH
38th USD $100 CASH
39th USD $100 CASH
40th USD $100 CASH
41st USD $50 CASH
42nd USD $50 CASH
43rd USD $50 CASH
44th USD $50 CASH
45th USD $50 CASH
46th USD $50 CASH
47th USD $50 CASH
48th USD $50 CASH
49th USD $50 CASH
50th USD $50 CASH
51st - 100th Place $40 USD Freeplay
101st - 150th Place $30 USD Freeplay
151st - 250th Place $20 USD Freeplay
251st - 350th Place $15 USD Freeplay
351st - 450th Place $10 USD Freeplay
451st - 1,000th Place 25 BetPoints (USD)
1,001st - 2,500th Place 10 BetPoints (USD)
2,501st - Last Place 5 BetPoints (USD)

NOTE: All prizes awarded will be converted from USD$ to the national currency of the winner's account.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Only Active Players are eligible to receive any cash prize money. An active player ("Active Player") is defined as a BetDSI customer who has risked at least $100 USD in graded sports wagers using their BetDSI account between June 12, 2014 and the end of the World Cup on July 13, 2014. Contestants who fail to meet this requirement will only be awarded 10% of the listed prize amount only.

Substitution; Taxes; Prize Restrictions. No cash or other prize substitution, assignment or transfer of prize permitted, except at sole discretion of BetDSI. BetDSI reserves the right to substitute a prize with one of comparable value or greater value (e.g., BetDSI may opt instead to award the cash equivalent, of any prize in lieu of the prize itself). THE WINNER IS SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL TAXES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL TAXES ASSOCIATED WITH THE RECEIPT OR USE OF ANY PRIZE.

No Warranty. Contest participants acknowledge that BetDSI has not made nor are in any manner responsible for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to any prize, including but not limited to its quality.

Deadline

The deadline for registering and entering submissions for the contest is June 12, 2014 at 1 minute prior to the start of the first game of the 2014 World Cup Elimination Phase of the Tournament.

Contestants entering picks close to the posted deadline do so with this information in mind - in other words, don't wait until the very last minute to submit your Contest entries. The sole determinant of time for the purposes of the Contest will be the Contest server machine(s). Contest entries submitted after the deadline are considered invalid.

Liability

betdsi.eu is not responsible for lost, interrupted, or unavailable network servers or other connections, miscommunications, or failed phone, computer, or telephone transmissions, or technical failure, jumbled, scrambled, or misdirected transmissions, or other errors of any kind, whether mechanical, human, or electronic. Persons found tampering with or abusing any aspect of the Contest (as solely determined by the judges) will be disqualified. In the event the Contest is compromised by virus, bugs, unauthorized human intervention, or other causes beyond the control of betdsi.eu, which corrupts or impairs the administration, security, fairness, or proper play of the Contest, betdsi.eu reserves the right in its sole discretion to suspend or terminate the Contest. Once submitted, Contest entries become the sole property of BETDSI and will not be acknowledged or returned. If the Contest is terminated for any reason, prizes may be awarded in any manner determined at the sole discretion of betdsi.eu.

Legal

Potential Winners

ALL POTENTIAL WINNING CONTEST ENTRIES ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY BETDSI, WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL. BETDSI SHALL SOLELY DETERMINE ANY FORM OF VERIFICATION. AN ENTRANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE UNLESS AND UNTIL ENTRANT'S ELIGIBILITY AND THE POTENTIAL WINNING ENTRY HAS BEEN VERIFIED. BETDSI WILL NOT ACCEPT SCREEN SHOTS, AFFIDAVITS OR OTHER EVIDENCE OF WINNING IN LIEU OF ITS VALIDATION PROCESS. ANY ENTRY THAT OCCURS AFTER THE SYSTEM HAS FAILED FOR ANY REASON MAY BE DEEMED A DEFECTIVE ENTRY AND VOID.

Potential winners will be notified via email sent within five (5) business days following the end of the Contest. It is the sole responsibility of you, the entrant in the Contest, to keep your e-mail information in your betdsi.eu account up-to-date and accurate.

A potential winner may be disqualified and an alternate potential winner will be selected (i.e., the next highest scorer) if he/she does not comply with these rules (or is otherwise determined to be ineligible), (ii) he/she does not respond to the prize notice within five (5) days of its transmission, or (iii) the prize is undeliverable for any reason. If BETDSI notifies, or seeks to deliver a prize to or otherwise attempts to contact an alternate potential winner, and such alternate potential winner is subsequently disqualified then BETDSI shall use its reasonable business judgment to determine, in its sole discretion, the disposition of the prize (e.g., may choose another alternate potential winner in a manner consistent with these rules or donate the prize to another entity, at its sole discretion).

Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein. Winners are solely responsible for any and all expenses, relative to participation in the Contest (including acceptance of any prize) not specified herein.

Affidavit Of Eligibility/Liability Release

As a condition of receiving a prize, potential winners may be required to complete, sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Release, and, except where prohibited, a Publicity Release, within fifteen (15) days of the date stated on the prize notice.

Except where prohibited, participation in this Contest constitutes winner's consent to BETDSI's, and any of their respective agents use of winner's name, likeness, voice, opinions and biographical information for publicity, advertising, trade or promotional purposes in any media or manner, now known or hereafter devised, worldwide, without further payment, consideration, notice or approval.

Conditions Of Participation

Participation constitutes entrant's full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and to the decisions of BETDSI. The decisions of BETDSI in regards to all matters of this Contest are final and binding.

BETDSI reserves the right in its sole discretion, to modify, cancel, terminate, and/or suspend the Contest and to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, violates these Official Rules, or acts in a disruptive or unsportsmanlike manner. Without limiting the foregoing, BETDSI may lock out an entrant who, in the sole judgment of BETDSI, has been disqualified, has questionable eligibility or is otherwise ineligible to enter. CAUTION: A PERSON WHO ATTEMPTS DELIBERATELY TO UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS CONTEST OR TO ALTER OR DAMAGE THE WEBSITE MAY BE SUBJECT TO CIVIL AND/OR CRIMINAL PENALTIES AND FINES; AND BETDSI RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

Without limiting the foregoing, BETDSI may modify, cancel, terminate, and/or suspend the Contest if, in the sole opinion of BETDSI, an incident of any kind occurs to corrupt or impair the administration, security, integrity, fairness or play (as intended) of the Contest, including without limitation: (a) viruses, bugs, unauthorized human intervention, fraud or technical failure; or (b) earthquake, flood, fire, storm or other natural disaster, act of God; or (c) labor controversy or threat thereof, civil disturbance or commotion, disruption of the public markets, war or armed conflict (whether or not officially declared). In the event that the Tournament is postponed, terminated early, or cancelled for any reason (such as a strike or lockout), BETDSI reserves the right to award prizes based on scores at the time the Tournament is disrupted, or to cancel, modify or suspend the Contest at its discretion. In the event of a cancellation or termination by BETDSI the entrant who has accumulated the highest point total (and who wins any pending tiebreakers) at the time of any said action may be awarded the prizes, or the prizes will be awarded in such other manner deemed fair and appropriate by BETDSI.

Release And Indemnity

By participating in this Contest or receiving a prize, entrants (and in particular, winners) agree to release and to indemnify and hold harmless BETDSI, and each of its respective related companies, and all of its respective officers, directors, employees and agents (collectively, the "Released Parties") for any liability, injury, death, loss or damages to entrant or any person or entity, including without limitation damage to personal or real property, caused in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, by participation in this Contest (or related activities) or the acceptance, possession or use/misuse of a prize.

Limitations Of Liability

The Released Parties are not responsible for: (1) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrants, printing errors or by any of the equipment, hardware, software or programming associated or used with the Contest; (2) technical errors, defects, delays or failures of any kind, including without limitation malfunctions, interruptions or disconnections in communications lines, Internet or website access, hardware or software; (3) digital or electronic disruptions, e.g., viruses or other security breaches; (4) unauthorized human intervention, e.g., hacking; (5) technical or human error which may occur in connection with any aspect of the Contest; (6) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant's participation in the Contest, access to, copying or downloading materials from betdsi.eu or any other related website, or receipt or use of any prize.

Privacy

Personally identifiable information that is submitted by entrants as part of this Contest will be used to administer the Contest, select prize winners and fulfill prizes, and will be treated in accordance with the BETDSI privacy policy accessible on its website at betdsi.eu

ENTRY IN THIS CONTEST CONSTITUTES ACCEPTANCE OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES.