Hollywoodbets Sports Blog: R100 000 Hollywoodbets Back On Track Punters' Challenge - Vodacom Durban July 2020

R100 000 Hollywoodbets Back On Track Punters' Challenge - Vodacom Durban July 2020

R100 000 Hollywoodbets Back On Track Punters' Challenge - Vodacom Durban July 2020

R100,000 is guaranteed to be won in the Hollywoodbets Punters' Challenge for this year's Vodacom Durban July. This free-to-enter competition requires entrants to pick one horse for each of the 10 races at Hollywoodbets Greyville on Saturday 25th July. R1 Million is up for grabs for anyone who can pick all 10 winners. 


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Hollywoodbets Back on Track Punters' Challenge

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Terms and conditions: 

The Challenge will run 25 July 2020, Vodacom Durban July Day.

This Challenge is open to all punters, registered as an account holder with Hollywoodbets and/or TabGold.

A single entry is free for registered players. Players who are registered at both organisations shall be eligible for two entries.

Users who don’t have an account with either Hollywoodbets or Tabgold will be redirected to the respective registration page of the entity they choose, and, on successful registration, their new login credentials will be used for the Punter Challenge competition.

Players must enter the challenge at any time up to 5-minutes before the first race.

Players will have the option to enter with their given name (as per the details on their betting account) or to create an alias to disguise their identity.

This challenge applies only to racing at Hollywoodbets Greyville on 25 July 2020.

Total prize money to the value of R100 000 will be on offer for punters on the day.


Prize R
Winner
50,000
2nd   
20,000
3rd
10,000
4th
5000
5th
2000
6th - 10th
1000
11th - 20th
500
21st - 50th
100
Total
100,000
Full card of winners
R1 000 000
Full card, less one, of winners and a placed (2nd-4th) selection
R50 000


In addition, there shall be a bonus prize of R1 000 000 awarded to any player who tips every winner on the card at Hollywoodbets Greyville on 25 July 2020.  A consolation prize shall be offered if no bonus prize is won.  This prize of R50 000 will be paid to the highest points scoring player/s who selected nine winners and selected the second to fourth placed finisher in the other race.  Dead-heat rules will apply for both the bonus and consolation prizes.  All 10 races must run for these prizes to be awarded.

Prize money will be paid into the winners’ Hollywoodbets or Gold Circle TabGold accounts only.  There are no conditions applicable to this payment and funds may be withdrawn or used for betting at the discretion of the player.  Dead-heat rules apply to all place positions.

Every point counts!  Points are allocated according to the official finishing position of each horse in the race.  The number of points on offer is dependent on the numbers of horses participating (official runners) in the race.

Points are awarded in accordance with the horses’ finishing positions i.e. in a 10-horse field, the winner will be awarded 10 points, 2nd 9 points and so on with the last horse being awarded 1 point.  Similarly, in a 16-horse field, the winner will be awarded 16 points and the last horse just a single point.

In addition, points will be awarded according to the price of the winner only.  The winning selection will get a bonus of the Hollywoodbets starting price.  If the winner of a 12-horse race starts at 12.5/1 (13.5) then the punters selecting the horse will be awarded 25.5 points (being 12 plus an additional 13.5 points for the starting price).

Further, additional points will be awarded according to players who select the winners of black-type races.  These are Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3 and Listed races.  There are 7 scheduled black type races on the day. The winning selection will get a bonus of double the Hollywoodbets starting price.  If the winner of a 12-horse race starts at 10/1 (11) then the punters selecting the horse will be awarded 34 points (being 12 plus an additional 11 points for the starting price, plus 11 points for the black-type race).

A horse/jockey combination must be declared a runner in the race to be awarded any points.
Where a dead-heat is declared for any finishing position, then dead-heat rules will apply and the contestants will each receive half of the aggregated points on offer.  So, for example, a dead-heat for 3rd and 4th in the 10-horse race will see the affected horses each being awarded 7.5 points ((8+7)/2).
Cumulative points awarded will be updated after each race.

Failure to make selections for a race meeting will result in zero points.

Any selection of a scratching will be assigned the official tote favourite for the race.  In the event there are dual tote favourites in a race, the highest placed finisher (of the tote favourites) will be assigned to the scratching.

A horse disqualified after having run a race will be deemed to have run last and will earn one point, with each horse that finished behind it being promoted.

Change of venue – if the venue changes (before 11 am on race day) then punters will have the option to retain their original selection or create new selections on a new selection grid.  Where no new selections are made, the original selections will remain as valid selections.

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If the race meeting is rescheduled from its original date to another day it shall be re-opened for selections prior to the rescheduled date.  The original selections shall be retained should they not be revised.

Entries will only be accepted up until 5-minutes before the carded time of the first race.  The meeting will be closed at that time and no selections will be accepted after that time for any reason whatsoever.

It is the responsibility of each entrant to pick, process and save their selections.  Team members at Hollywoodbets, Gold Circle and/or the independent developers of the punters’ challenge system cannot process entries on behalf of any other person for any reason whatsoever.  It is each person’s responsibility to ensure their selections are recorded before the closing time of the challenge.

Once selections are saved, they are final and cannot be changed. (except as above in paragraphs 11 and 12).

The challenge is intended for recreational purposes only. Should any participant be suspected of abusing the spirit of the challenge, Hollywoodbets reserves the right to withdraw any prize money awarded.

Hollywoodbets and Gold Circle and their authorised agents reserve the right to vary, suspend, postpone or terminate the competition or any aspect thereof, for any reasons whatsoever, at any time whatsoever and without notice. In such event, participants hereby waive any rights or expectations, which they may have against Hollywoodbets or Gold Circle or their authorised agents and acknowledge that they will not have any recourse or claim of any nature against Hollywoodbets or Gold Circle or their authorised agents.

Queries can be addressed to punterchallenge@hollywoodbets.net or backontrack@hollywoodbets.net

Companies in the Hollywood Sportsbook Group and the Gold Circle Group are licensed betting operators. Hollywoodbets and Gold Circle supports responsible gambling. No persons under the age of 18 years are permitted to gamble. Winners know when to stop. National Gambling toll-free counselling line 0800 006 008.

Every entrant participating in the competition shall be deemed to have acknowledged and accepted these terms and conditions and rules by virtue of their participation

This competition is OPEN to any persons who are directors, members, partners, employees, agents or consultants of Hollywoodbets or Gold Circle or any other person who directly or indirectly controls or is controlled by Hollywoodbets or Gold Circle or marketing service providers, or spouses, life partners, business partners or immediate family members of all of the above.  However, any person associated with Hollywoodbets and Gold Circle as indicated above will donate their winnings to the National Horse Care Unit and/or the Coastal Horse Care unit.

The official tipsters in the Winning Form Group publications, Gold Circle and TabGold publications will also form part of this Challenge.  Should any of these tipsters win any prize, then that money shall be donated to the Horse Care Unit of their choice.

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