3769-3-39 Future wager pool.

(A) The future wager requires selection of the first place finisher in a speciified contest.

(B) The association shall apply in writing to the commission for approval to offer the future wager on the specified contest and shall not offer the wager until the commission approval has been granted. The written application shall include the date and time for the pool to be opened and closed, a description of the system for compiling the pool and calculating odds and payout prices, and the time interval for displaying the odds.

(C) The association, or in the case of interjurisdiction common pool wagering the host track, shall name the contestants included in each betting interest on which future wagers may be made and shall assign a program number to each betting interest.

(D) The amount wagered on the betting interest which finishes first in the specified race is deducted from the net pool, the balance remaining being the profit; the profit is divided by the amount wagered on the betting interest finishing first, such quotient being the profit per dollar wagered in the future pool on that betting interest.

(E) The net future pool shall be distributed as a single price pool to winning wagers in the following precedence, based upon the official order of finish:

(1) To those whose selection finished first; but if there are no such wagers, then;

(2) To those whose selection finished second; but if there are no such wagers, then;

(3) To those whose slection finished third; but if there are no such wagers, then;

(4) The entire pool shall be refunded on future pool wagers for that contest.

(F) If there is a dead heat for first involving:

(1) Contestants representing the same betting interest, the future pool shall be distributed as if no dead heat occurred.

(2) Contestants representing two or more betting interests, the future pool shall be distributed as a profit split.

(G) No refund shall be issued for future wager pool wagers on betting interests that do not start or finish the race. If the association becomes aware or is notified that a betting interest is ineligible or unable to start the race and the pool is still open, the association shall immediately close betting on that betting interest.

(H) The enitre future wager pool shall be refunded if:

(1) The situation described in paragraph (E)(4) of this rule occurs; or,

(2) The specified race is declared no contest by the stewards having jurisdiction over the specified race; or,

(3) The specified race does not occur; or,

(4) For whatever reason, the future wager pool can not be determined and the payout price can not be calculated.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 11/29/2013 and 09/11/2018
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3769.03
Rule Amplifies: 3769.03
Prior Effective Dates: 1/1/09