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How to Play Sports Action


Oddset 3-Outcome

Playing Oddset 3-Outcome is as easy as picking the outcome of the game.

  1. Pick up a current Sports Action Oddset Menu here or at your local Lottery Retailer.
  2. Choose the number of sporting events you want to bet on, from 2 to 6.
  3. Mark the outcomes of the games you want to bet on: V for Visitor Win, H for Home Win or T for Tie.
  4. Mark the amount you'd like to bet, from $2 to $100.

See Interactive Tutorial

How to Win

In order to win, all predictions must be correct. The prize value is calculated by multiplying the odds for each selected event to determine the total odds for that ticket. The total odds are then multiplied by the amount being bet to determine the prize value. The potential prize value will be printed on your ticket.

Tie Rules

Hockey
A tie in regular season hockey is the outcome at the end of play, including overtime, but excluding shootouts.

A tie in Playoff hockey is the outcome at the end of regulation time, excluding overtime and shootouts.
Football
A tie is a game decided by 3 points or less.
Baseball
A tie is a game decided by one run.
Basketball
A tie is a game decided by 5 points or less.
Soccer
A tie is the outcome at the end of regulation time, including injury time, but excluding shootouts or overtime.
Golf
A tie is a match-up decided by one stroke or less.

Oddset 2-Outcome

Playing Oddset 2-Outcome is as easy as picking who wins the game.

  1. Pick up a current Sports Action Oddset Menu here or at your local Lottery Retailer.
  2. Choose the number of sporting events you want to bet on, from 2 to 6.
  3. Mark the outcomes of the games you want to bet on: V for Visitor Win or H for Home Win.
  4. Mark the amount you'd like to bet, from $2 to $100.
  5. In the rare event of a tie, odds of 1.00 will be awarded to both the Visitor Win and Home Win.

See Interactive Tutorial

How to Win

In order to win, all predictions must be correct. The prize value is calculated by multiplying the odds for each selected event to determine the total odds for that ticket. The total odds are then multiplied by the amount being bet to determine the prize value. The potential prize value will be printed on your ticket.


Oddset Combo

Oddset Combo is an easy way to play multiple Sports Action Oddset games on one selection slip.

For example, playing “Go For 2” on your selection slip and selecting three teams would equal:

    Team A + Team B

    Team A + Team C

    Team B + Team C

“Go For All” would equal:

    Team A + Team B + Team C

That's four selection slips in one!


Point Spread

A Point Spread is used in sports betting to even the odds between two unevenly matched teams. Each team is given a point total that can either be added or subtracted to a team's final score. For example, if the Point Spread for a hockey team is -1.5, that means that 1.5 goals are subtracted from their final score. In other words, the team must win by 2 goals or more in order for them to be considered the winner.

  1. Pick up a current Sports Action Point Spread Menu here or at your local Lottery Retailer.
  2. Choose the number of sporting events you want to bet on, from 2 to 12.
  3. Based on the BCLC Point Spread, select the games you'd like to bet on by marking your predictions as “V” for a win by the vising team or “H” for a win by the home team.
  4. Mark the amount you'd like to bet, from $2 to $20.
Events Selected
from Menu
Events Correctly
Predicted
Prize
2 2 Pays 2 X Bet
3 3 Pays 4 X Bet
4 4 Pays 8 X Bet
5 5 Pays 15 X Bet
6 6 Pays 25 X Bet
7 7 Pays 45 X Bet
8 8 Pays 85 X Bet
9 9 Pays 130 X Bet
10 10 Pays 225 X Bet
10 9 Pays 7 X Bet
11 11 Pays 375 X Bet
11 10 Pays 12 X Bet
12 12 Pays 475 X Bet
12 11 Pays 15 X Bet
12 10 Pays 5 X Bet

Over / Under

The Over / Under line is BCLC's projected total score for each game. For example, if the line is 5.5, and the total number of goals scored by both teams is 5 or less, the UNDER would be correct. If 6 or more total goals are scored, the OVER would be correct.

  1. Pick up a current Sports Action Over / Under Menu here or at your local Lottery Retailer.
  2. Choose the number of sporting events you want to bet on, from 2 to 10.
  3. Based on the BCLC Over / Under lines, select the games you'd like to bet on by marking your prediction as either “O” OVER or “U” UNDER the projected line for that game.
  4. Mark the amount you'd like to bet, from $2 to $20.
Events Selected
from Menu
Events Correctly
Predicted
Prize
2 2 Pays 2 X Bet
3 3 Pays 4 X Bet
4 4 Pays 8 X Bet
5 5 Pays 15 X Bet
6 6 Pays 25 X Bet
7 7 Pays 45 X Bet
8 8 Pays 85 X Bet
9 9 Pays 130 X Bet
10 10 Pays 225 X Bet

Toto

Win with 13, 12 or 11 games correctly predicted!

  1. Pick up a current Sports Action Toto Menu here or at your local Lottery Retailer.
  2. Choose your menu: either A (Football), B or C (Hockey), or D (Basketball and Soccer)
  3. Predict outcomes for all 13 games: V for Visitor Win, H for Home Win or T for Tie. Multiple predictions are required for two or more games.
  4. If you correctly predict the outcomes of 11, 12, or 13 games, you win or share the prize pool.

Download our Toto Player’s Guide

Tie Rules

Hockey
A tie in regular season hockey is the outcome at the end of play, including overtime, but excluding shootouts.

A tie in Playoff hockey is the outcome at the end of regulation time, excluding overtime and shootouts.
Football
A tie is a game decided by 3 points or less.
Baseball
A tie is a game decided by one run.
Basketball
A tie is a game decided by 5 points or less.
Soccer
A tie is the outcome at the end of regulation time, including injury time, but excluding shootouts or overtime.

Ticket Cost

To calculate the price of your Toto ticket, use the chart below. A “Single” means one prediction per game, a “Double” means two predictions per game, and a “Triple” means three predictions per game.

To manually calculate your ticket cost, multiply the number of predictions in Game 1 by the number of predictions in Game 2, and continue this process through to Game 13. Multiply the product of this calculation by 25¢ to determine total ticket cost.

Singles Doubles Triples Cost
11 2 0 $1.00
11 1 1 $1.50
10 3 0 $2.00
11 0 2 $2.25
10 2 1 $3.00
9 4 0 $4.00
10 1 2 $4.50
9 3 1 $6.00
10 0 3 $6.75
8 5 0 $8.00
9 2 2 $9.00
8 4 1 $12.00
9 1 3 $13.50
7 6 0 $16.00
8 3 2 $18.00
9 0 4 $20.25
7 5 1 $24.00
8 2 3 $27.00
6 7 0 $32.00
7 4 2 $36.00
8 1 4 $40.50
6 6 1 $48.00
7 3 3 $54.00
10 0 3 $6.75
8 0 5 $60.75
5 8 0 $64.00
6 5 2 $72.00
7 2 4 $81.00
5 7 1 $96.00
6 4 3 $108.00
7 1 5 $121.50
4 9 0 $128.00
5 6 2 $144.00
6 3 4 $162.00
7 0 6 $182.25
4 8 1 $192.00
5 5 3 $216.00
6 2 5 $243.00
3 10 0 $256.00
4 7 2 $288.00
5 4 4 $324.00
6 1 6 $364.50
3 9 1 $384.00
4 6 3 $432.00
5 3 5 $486.00
2 11 0 $512.00
6 0 7 $546.75
3 8 2 $576.00
4 5 4 $648.00
5 2 6 $729.00
2 10 1 $768.00
3 7 3 $864.00
4 4 5 $972.00

To manually calculate your ticket cost, multiply the number of predictions in Game 1 by the number of predictions in Game 2, and continue this process through to Game 13. Multiply the product of this calculation by 25¢ to determine total ticket cost.


Props

Props is the game that lets you bet on almost every event or situation that can happen in a game.

  • Pick up a current Sports Action Props Menu here or at your local Lottery Retailer.
  • Choose the number of sporting events you want to bet on, from 2 to 6.
  • Predict either “O” OVER or “U” UNDER the Line; or, where applicable, “Y” YES or “N” NO to the Props question. Mark each prediction using the corresponding number from the Props Menu.
  • Mark the amount you'd like to bet, from $2 to $100.

The Line is BCLC's projected outcome for each of the Sports Action Props. For example, if the line for Powerplay goals is 0.5, and the team does not score any Power Play Goals in the game, the UNDER would be correct. The OVER would be correct if that team scores one or more Powerplay Goals.

Results

Props results include extra play (or overtime) EXCEPT for the following:

  • Regular season hockey (HKY): Results include overtime but exclude shootouts
  • Playoff hockey (PHK): Results exclude overtime and shootouts
  • Baseball: Results include extra innings played

Prizes

To win, all of your predictions must be correct. The prize value is determined by multiplying the odds for each of the Props selected to determine the total odds for that ticket. The total odds are then multiplied by the amount you bet to determine the prize value. The potential prize value will be printed on your ticket.

Playing Responsibly

Know how the game works and what the odds are before playing.

The more you know about the games, the better equipped you are to make informed decisions when you play.

Learn More About the Odds at GameSense.ca

Recent Winners

Total Sports Action Prizes
Paid Last Year in BC

robert-norrier2

$61,410.53

Sports Action – Toto

Robert Norrie

Abbotsford, BC


stanley-wrong

$38,943.02

Sports Action - Toto

Stanley & Elizabeth Wong

Abbotsford, BC


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