FAQs - Football Betting
This article is a quick FAQ guide to Football Betting. Full betting rules can be found by searching the specific market at the top at the page.
There is also a list of helpful results sites for football at the bottom of the page, checking these before contacting us may resolve your query.
- Postponed Events
- RAB Rules
- Cash Out
- Booking Points
- Goal Interval Betting
- Bet Settlement - Timescales
- Using Free Bets
- Results Sites
If your selection has been postponed it will likely be void. For UK competitions and matches televised live in the UK, if the match is confirmed to take place within 48 hours of the original kick-off time all bets on the match will stand, unless:
- Confirmation of the rescheduled start time is not received within 3 hours of the original time
- If the match does not take place within 48 hours of the original kick-off time
- If you have a postponed event in your accumulator, the selection will be void and not be counted in the bet settlement. For example, if an event is void in a 7-fold accumulator your bet will drop down to a 6-fold accumulator without the void selection.
Further rules apply, you can view full rules on abandoned or postponed football matches by pressing this link here
If any player in the bet does not take any part in the match, the bet will be made void
All bets are for 90 minutes unless otherwise stated. Extra time and penalties will not count - except when phrases 'To Qualify', 'Lift The Trophy' & 'Win The Tie' are quoted - For all bets containing such phrases, remaining selections in the bet will be settled on the 90-minute result unless stated otherwise.
Any bets involving players to be carded; only cards awarded once the player is active in the match will count. Any cards shown after the final whistle do not count.
Any bets involving corners; only corners that are actually taken will count. If a corner is re-taken, it will only count as one corner.
Further rules apply, you can view full rules by pressing this link here https://support.skybet.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/424
Check the position of your bets in one click, check match stats and cash out. It's everything you need to keep up to date and in control of your bet, all in one place.
The availability of cash out for your bets can fluctuate due to the nature of in-play betting, the reasons why your cash out could be suspended are:
- Suspended Markets
- Nearing 90 minutes
- In-play betting
- Cash out delay
Further information on cash out can be found by following this link here
For the purpose of booking point markets, yellow cards are worth 10 points and red cards are worth 25 points. If a player receives 2 yellow cards, and is consequently shown a red card, he receives a total of 35 booking points.
Only players that are booked during active play will count towards the booking points markets (90-minute betting only). This means players on the bench or players booked after Full Time do not receive booking points towards your bet.
The intervals are expressed as the minute of the match. For instance:
- 1-15mins will constitute 00:00-14:59 on the clock
- 16-30 will be 15:00-29:59
- 31-45 will be 30:00 until HT
- 46-60 will be 45:00 until 59:59 (after the second half begins)
- 61-75 will be 60:00 until 74:59
- 76-90 will be 75:00 until FT
Goals Scored in added time at the end of a half will be deemed to have occurred in either the 31-45 or the 76-90 periods respectively for settlement purposes.
We will strive to get your bet settled immediately after the event has finished, but please bear with us at busy times and allow up to 30 minutes for your winnings to be in your account.
Free bet stakes are not included in your potential returns. For example, a £5 free bet used on a selection @ 7/1 has the potential returns of £35. In this situation if you used £5 cash, the potential returns would be £40.
To see how you use free bets on site, follow the guide available by pressing this link here