Sharp Survivor Rules

  • All contestants must have a fully verified BetDSI account.
  • Contestants may participate in the 2018 Sharp Survivor contest by agreeing to terms and paying entry fee for one of the three contest levels ($250, $500 or $1,000). Contestants may participate in all contest levels.
  • Maximum of one (1) entry per contestant per contest level
  • Entry into the 2018 Sharp Survivor contest will begin at 6 p.m. ET on Monday, August 20, 2018, and conclude at 12 p.m. ET on Saturday, September 8, 2018.
  • Entry fees are collected by deduction of funds from contestant’s BetDSI account. Contestant must have adequate funds in account at time of entry. Contestant must have adequate funds in account at time of entry. Entry fee will be displayed as a transaction in the contestant’s cashier history.
  • Entry fees are valid all season and are non-refundable. All methods of payment as displayed on BetDSI are accepted to enter.
  • The 2018 Sharp Survivor contest will begin Monday, September 3, 2018, and conclude on Sunday, December 30, 2018.
  • Contestants must pick one (1) NFL team to win straight up (no point spreads) each week of the NFL regular season (1-17).
  • If a contestant’s pick to win is correct, contestant will advance to the following week. If a contestant’s team loses, contestant is eliminated from the contest. Ties are considered a win.
  • Contestants may only pick each NFL team once during the contest period. Once an NFL team is selected as your pick during a given week, it cannot be selected as your pick in a subsequent week. For example, if you select the Patriots in Week 1, you cannot pick the Patriots again for the rest of the season.
  • Contestants who fail to submit their selection by 1 p.m. ET Saturday will be eliminated from the contest.
  • If all surviving contestants’ picks lose in the same week, then all contestants will not advance to the following week. A tiebreaker will determine the Grand Prize winner.
  • Tiebreaker rules for Sharp Survivor contest can be found here.
  • Contest first place winner will be determined by the furthest advancement without elimination during the NFL regular season.
  • Contestants must submit weekly selection prior to 1 p.m. ET each Saturday. In the event contestants wish to select a game that starts before the 1 p.m. ET Saturday deadline, their selection must be submitted prior to the start of that game. For example, contestants are allowed to select a Thursday Night Football game but must make selection prior to kickoff Thursday night.
  • Contestants may change their selection after it has been submitted, but the pick is final at 1 p.m. ET Saturday.
  • Contestants’ weekly selection will be displayed on the BetDSI website each Saturday afternoon. Surviving contestants will be displayed on the website each Tuesday afternoon. Current survivors and selections may be available on BetDSI for informational purposes only. BetDSI shall not be responsible for any errors and/or misinformation pertaining to survivors and/or selections on its website.
  • The prize pool for the 2018 Sharp Survivor contest consists of all entry fees less three percent (3%) of total prize pool. This percentage is used for contest administrative fees and operations.
  • Grand Prize cash payout amount will be determined based on the number of contest entries.
  • The NFL regular season must consist of at least ten (10) weeks for the 2018 Sharp Survivor contest to be considered valid. If the regular season is shortened to less than ten (10) weeks, the contest will be cancelled and all entry fees will be refunded.
  • BetDSI reserves the right to cancel this contest or refuse to accept any registration or wager if we suspect any type of abuse to the contest rules. Furthermore, BetDSI may cancel the contest in the event of technical difficulties or other occurrences beyond the control of BetDSI.
  • Entry fees will not be refunded for reasons other than the cancellation of the 2018 Sharp Survivor contest.
  • For contest purposes, all games are action despite a location change. In the event of a game cancellation, that game will be locked to prevent any further selections and any contestant who picked either team before locked will earn a win. In the event of a game postponement, the game must be played by Tuesday of the following week to be applied toward contest standings or contestant will be awarded zero (0) points for that game.
  • After the final winner is posted on Monday, December 31, 2018, a three-day verification period will occur. Any disputes with the contest, results or prize allocation must be provided via email to csd@betdsi.com within this verification period. At the end of the three-day verification period, the 2018 Sharp Survivor contest results will be declared official and payout will be awarded by Friday, January 4, 2019. In the event of a dispute, the decision of BetDSI management is final.
  • BetDSI employees as well as family and household members of BetDSI employees may not participate in the 2018 Sharp Survivor contest.
  • All contestants agree to grant BetDSI unconditional use of their contest user name and likeness for promotion as advertising and announcements without compensation, consideration, notice review or consent.
  • All decisions regarding the interpretation of rules, eligibility, etc. for this promotion lie solely with BetDSI whose decisions are final.
  • All contest times are approximate. BetDSI reserves, in full, all rights in enforcing any time deadlines and BetDSI’s decision will be final.
  • All entries are subject to review and verification.
  • BetDSI reserves the right to modify or cancel this contest at any time for any reason, subject to any applicable regulatory approval provided that such modification shall not, as the date of such modification, materially alter or change any participant’s prize already awarded.
  • BetDSI may disqualify any person for any prize based upon BetDSI’s belief of the possible commission of fraud, dishonesty, violation of contest rules or other misconduct whether or not related to this contest.