Sportsbook Articles

» I already have an account with PokerStars. Do I need to open another new account to place bets on sports?

No you don’t! The same account you use for Poker, can be used for Casino and Sportsbook, as well as you don’t need to...


» I placed a bet by accident – can I cancel or change it?

Unless accepted in error, once accepted, a bet will remain valid and cannot be cancelled or changed ...


» Where can I see the result of bets I have placed?

This can be found in your betting history. Visit the PokerStars Cashier...


» I think my bet has been settled incorrectly. What can I do?

If you have checked your bets and the results, and are certain that incorrect settlement has occurred, contact the PokerStars Support Team...


» What kind of bets can I place on PokerStars?

We offer the majority of regular bet types. For a comprehensive explanation of all bet types...


» Where can I find the betting rules?

Rules for individual sports offered on PokerStars, as well as more general rules...


» What is the Cash Out option and how does it work?

The cash out option allows you to take a return on your bet before the market for your chosen selection(s) closes. This can be either for a profit on your original stake or for a loss...


» What is dead heat and how does this affect my winnings?

A dead heat is essentially when there is no clear winner and a tie occurs between two, three, or more competitors ...


» Why is there sometimes a delay between results and my TV broadcast?

Live TV and/or other broadcasts are usually delayed (even if by a few seconds/milliseconds), so it is possible that other sources may have more up-to-date information...


» What is an each way (EW) bet?

An each way bet gives you the option to bet on your selection winning or being placed. Placed can mean coming 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, or more dependent on the place terms of the event and also the relevant fraction of the odds...


» Do I earn StarsCoin for my sports bets?

There is currently no loyalty program for sports betting. We may do so in the future and we will keep...


» I haven’t played on PokerStars for some time and want to place a sports bet but have forgotten my login details. What can I do?

Don’t worry, just follow a few simple steps. If you already have an account with us, but can’t remember your password, there is a ‘Forgotten Password?’ ...


» Are there any free bet special offers?

Sure! You can see all of the available promotions by visiting the 'Special Offers' tab, in our Sports section...


» Do I need to fund my sports betting account separately to my poker account?

No. You can use your available funds across games, products and services we offer...


» Who do I contact if I have further sports betting related questions or concerns?

If you need help with any issues or questions related to sports betting that have not been addressed in this section...


» What is In-Play betting and is this available on all events?

Interested in adding more fun to the match? How about betting on your favorite team as you watch the action unfold!...


» Can I log in on more than one device at once?

Yes, it is possible to be logged in on the desktop downloadable client as well as through the web browser application...


» What is the maximum bet I can place?

Each selection is subject to a default Maximum Bet which will vary greatly. For example: the maximum bet will be far higher on Premier league football matches than on lower league games...


» What are the maximum payouts?

Please see General Sports Rules...


» What is the minimum amount I can bet?

The minimum stake/bet you can make is currently ($/£/€)0.10...


» What happens if I have a non-runner? Do I get my money back?

This depends on whether the event was offered ‘Non-Runner No Bet’ or ‘All-In Run Or Not’. In a ‘Non-Runner No Bet’ event, if you have placed a single bet and your selection does not take part...


» Can I choose how the odds are displayed on the betting page?

We intend your Sportsbook experience to be as personalized as possible, therefore you can choose to display your odds in your preferred option: ...


» Will you have any special offers for the major events?

Summary: We may offer special offers and this will be advertised on the Sports Special Offers page...


» I am new to your site and don’t have an account, but I want to use your sports betting service only. What do I do?

If you are new to our site and want to try our product, we offer two options so you can open your account....


» What is a multiple and how do I place a multiple bet?

A multiple bet is a bet on two or more individual events, including:...


» What is a single and how do I place a single bet?

A single is a bet on one selection in an event. Your selection must be successful to get a return...


» How do I place a bet In-Play?

Placing a bet In-Play is very similar to placing any other bet...


» Can I place bets over the phone?

No, at this moment we don’t accept/place bets over the phone...


» How do I place my bets?

You can place bets using the PokerStars client, and on the PokerStars website. You can also play on ...


» Can I place a bet at the same time as playing a different game on PokerStars?

Yes! It’s simple and easy for you to switch between the PokerStars products. You can reach this from the main PokerStars lobby...


» How do I play on my mobile?

If you want to play on your mobile it couldn’t be easier, just download the PokerStars app for your chosen device....


» How do I know how much I can win on my bet?

Once you have made your selections to bet on and you enter a stake, you will be able to see how much you can win through the 'Total Potential Returns'...


» Racing Events: Betting Rules, Settlements & Deductions

Having trouble with some of the common rules and terminology used in racing events? Seek no more! Here you can a find a brief explanation of some of the more pesky rules and terms...


» If you don’t have the event I want on your site – can I request odds?

Yes you can contact our Customer Support team via support@pokerstars.com or through...


» What is a Rule 4 and how does this affect my bet?

Rule 4 is an abbreviation of Tattersall’s Rule 4(c). The Rule 4 deduction is a betting industry-wide standard. It is applied when there is a change to the number of participants in an event...


» If I restrict my Sportsbook, are Casino and Poker restricted as well?

As with any of our products, you have different restricting options in regards with Sporstbook...


» How long does it take to settle my bet?

Our aim is to settle bets quickly so you have your winnings back on your account balance. The time is dependent on when we have the official result confirmation by the event’s governing body...


» Which sports are available to bet on?

We are offering a significant range of sports for betting purposes...


» What does SP mean?

SP is an abbreviation of Starting Price and is based on the odds offered on-course/race track when the race begins...


» How do I know if my bet has been placed? Where do I see all my bets?

A bet is not valid until it is confirmed and shows in your bet history. In cases of uncertainty about the validity of a bet, you must check the open (pending) bets, or contact Customer Support either through...


» One of my bets has been voided. What does this mean?

Where a bet has been voided on your account this will mean you have been refunded your stake...


» Is PokerStars sports betting available in my country?

The easiest way to verify if sports betting is available in your country is by checking the top of your PokerStars Lobby...