Pursuant to section 52 of the Racing Act 2003, the New Zealand Racing Board hereby gives notice of the following amendments to the Betting Rules published as a Supplement to the New Zealand Gazette, 25 August 2003, No. 113, page 2981.
Appendix 1 is amended as follows:
Channel Type Minimum Bet
Value Maximum Bet
Value Minimum Syndicate
TAB Retail Outlet $1 - $1
*PhoneBet - Totalisator $10 - $10
PhoneBet - FOB $10 - -
Touch Tone - Totalisator $2 - $2
Touch Tone - FOB $5 - -
Internet - Totalisator $1 - $1
Internet - FOB $5 - -
Skybet - Totalisator $2 $200 -
Skybet - FOB $5 $200 -
TextBet $3 $3 -
*A $2 Minimum Bet Value will still be available to Account Holders using the PhoneBet channel in the following circumstances:
(a) Account Holders that use the PhoneBet channel "Early Bird Service" available each day between the hours stipulated for that service on www.tab.co.nz, on which there is a Race Meeting, on the condition that:
(i) PhoneBets of a Minimum Bet Value of between $2 and $10 may not be cancelled outside of the Early Bird Service; and
(ii) Scratchings of selections that have had bets of a Minimum Bet Value of between $2 and $10 placed via the PhoneBet channel during the Early Bird Service will not be transferable to another selection, but will be refunded.
(b) Account Holders with a disability that are unable to use other betting channels. For the avoidance of doubt, Account Holders with a disability include:
(i) those existing Account Holders known to the Board as having a disability of such a nature that restricts the use of the other channels, as determined by the Board from time to time; and
(ii) all other Account Holders, with a disability of such a nature that restricts the use of the other channels as determined by the Board from time to time, on application to the Board.
These Rules come into force on 26 August 2013.
Full copies of the Betting Rules may be inspected on request at TAB offices, downloaded from the New Zealand Racing Board website
or may be purchased from the New Zealand Racing Board, PO Box 38899, Wellington Mail Centre, Lower Hutt 5045.
Dated at Wellington this 26th day of June 2013.
CHRIS BAYLISS, Chief Executive of the New Zealand Racing Board.