Terms and Conditions

A. General rules

  • Softec Gaming SA - Costa Rica is the company which operates and manages sabongking.com. Registration on the site, any use of the services offered, and all bets accepted by sabongking.com are subjects to these terms and conditions.
  • Sabongking.com reserves the right to amend these terms and conditions at any time without prior notification. All editions will show version number and validity update time. It is the responsibility of the customer to regularly review all of them to see whether any changes or updates have been made.
  • All references to "the customer" shall refer to the user of www.sabongking.com.
  • sabongking.com does not warrant the constant availability and functionality of all or any products. sabongking.com may not be held liable and will be held harmless by the customer for any damages, losses, costs, loss of profits or any other disadvantage a customer may incur in connection with any disconnection from or the non-availability of any of the products offered by sabongking.com for whatever reason.
  • All live stream videos viewed in this web site are property of Sabongking.com and Global Cockfights Live Corporation and are intended only for PRIVATE viewing. Any public display or show, group betting, without any written consent from Sabongking.com is illegal.
  • In concluding a bet or participating in the match, the customer acknowledges the validity and applicability of the latest version of these Terms and Conditions as amended validly in each case and, in placing his bet or participating in the match.

B. Betting rules

  • All bets are assumed final by the customer.
  • The minimum stake is 200 points
  • All winning are subject to 10% house commission or ‘plasada’
  • Upon placing a bet, the customer confirms that he does not have any knowledge of the result of the respective match.
  • It’s within sabongking.com´s sole discretion to decline individual bets or to limit the stakes. Furthermore sabongking.com reserves the right to exclude users from the participation in betting without giving reasons.
  • sabongking.com's records shall prevail with regard to the content of all bets. The account statement may only be amended in order to rectify an obvious mistake or an obvious written or calculation error.
  • sabongking.com reserves the right to change the odds before concluding the bet in its sole discretion. The odds will not change once a bet has been concluded, i.e. the odds will remain fixed.
  • Sabongking.com has the sole discretion to OPEN and/or CLOSE the betting period.
  • Exceptionally sabongking.com can also cancel a bet, if the bet has been won caused by a technical error of the user, or wrong announcement of winner by the television program host, and sabongking.com can verify the error/s via technical notes.
  • In the event that no fight match take place, all bet tickets are VOID and all bet amounts return to the customer’s credit.
  • If the betting period is CLOSED and no opponent’s matching bet is found, the corresponding bet shall be marked ‘UNMATCHED’ and bets are returned to the customer’s credit.
  • If match does not take place on the scheduled sequence or period, for whatever reason, or if the match is terminated without an official result and not restarted, the stakes will be refunded or credited to the customer’s balance.
  • In the event of a "DRAW" match, bet is returned to the customer and no house commission deducted.
  • The user is allowed to delete his bet, as long as the betting period is OPEN and his bet is not yet matched to an opponent.
  • In the event that the entry name in a particular match did not fight, a match may still be considered with a JOKER as an entry name.
  • In the event of an entry withdrawal or disqualification from a fight, the match will be declared VOID and all bets (matched and unmatched) are returned to the customer’s credit.
  • In the event that the match has to be moved or jump to a different fight sequence, all bet tickets are VOID / DELETED and staked will be returned to the customer.
  • The result at the end of a match is irrevocable.

C. Live betting and live video

  • Live bets are offered exclusively before a fight match on a dedicated live bets platform of sabongking.com. The odds are fixed and payout is automatically computed to reflect the customer’s credit after WIN or LOSE.
  • For live betting, in the event that sabongking.com experiences technical difficulties, with the exception that the match has not yet started, sabongking.com may declare the match VOID / CANCELLED and all open/matched bets will be void and refunded to customer’s account.
  • sabongking.com asserts that there can be a delay of displayed score and time of a few seconds, although details about the precise length of the delay cannot be provided. Also Live Video which is advertised as "live" can be delayed. sabongking.com refuses to incur any liability for any loss that is caused by those delays.
  • Customers are not allowed to copy, save, modify or distribute the sabongking.com Live Video content or support third parties in doing so.
  • In case there is an interruption longer than 60 minutes in a live bet, all bets with exception of bets on "match result" are calculated with the odd 1.0.
  • The live tv scoreboard is for information purposes only. sabongking.com cannot be held responsible for any errors or incorrect information on the live scoreboard and it is up to the customer to ensure they check the correct status of the game before placing a bet.

D. The Customer

  • The customer declares that he is at the minimum age to be allowed to participate into gambling based on the national law system respectively and has no prior knowledge of the outcome of the respective fight matches. In case no legal requirement exists in the respective jurisdiction, the minimum age shall be 18.
  • The customer declares that the source of all points used by you on www.sabongking.com is not illegal and that he shall not use the account for any unlawful or fraudulent activity, including but not limited to money laundering under the laws of any jurisdiction that applies to the customer or to any member of the sabongking.com staff. In case the customer is suspected to be involved in any kind of money laundering or any activity related to money laundering sabongking.com reserves the right to report such activity to proper authorities.
  • In the event an underaged customer is identified the account will be immediately locked. In case an underaged customer manages for any reason to deposit funds, any funds deposited or any money won by any such underaged person shall be forfeited.
  • Residents of the USA, Turkey and France are not allowed to open an account. Internet gambling may be wholly or partly restricted in some jurisdictions. It is the customer’s responsibility to know if betting or gambling is legal in his country of residence. sabongking.com reserves the right to decline registrations from countries in which betting or gambling is considered illegal and accepts no responsibility for internet betting or gambling from residents in jurisdictions where it is illegal.
  • By registering and placing a bet or participating in games where stakes are wagered, the customer confirms that he is not in the federal state of North Rhine Westphalia.
  • The conclusion of a bet is confirmed by sabongking.com with the message: "Your bet has been accepted and matched to an opponent!".
  • sabongking.com reserves the right to close an account in its sole discretion. In such cases, any points will either be remitted to the customer or transferred to the Authority depending on the circumstances.
  • The customer has the right to set a deposit limit or to exclude himself from either certain products or all product offers on www.sabongking.com for any preferred period of time by sending an e-mail to support@sabongking.com. A notice of the player increasing or revoking a limit or decreasing the exclusion has effect only after seven days after sabongking.com has received such notice.

E. Account

  • In order to use the services offered at sabongking.com the customer must have a valid member account with sufficient sabongking virtual points. Depending on his credit on this account, the customer can immediately place bets on sabongking.com.
  • Customers are only allowed to open one account. Opening of multiple accounts is not permitted. Should we have reasonable suspicions that any of our customers has opened multiple accounts with us we reserve the right in our absolute discretion to freeze that customer’s account or to close the account immediately and the customer shall forfeit all his winnings. Customers should also note that their original deposits will not be refunded.
  • Only natural persons may open an account with sabongking.com. We do not accept legal persons.
  • Upon clicking on the "REGISTER" button on our registration page the customer will be presented with our registration form which includes the mandatory insertion of personal details and account details including the first and last name, a valid email address, phone number, username and password. The customer is also requested to confirm that he is over 18 years of age and that he has read and accepted our General Terms and Conditions Policy. Once all mandatory fields have been completed and the Register button clicked, you will receive an email at your registered email address and you will be required to verify your email address by clicking on the appropriate link. Upon clicking on the Verify Email Link, your account will be activated and you may now login to your sabongking.com account.
  • It is obligatory for customers when registering with us to:
    • Register in their own name and surname giving accurate, correct and complete;
    • Register with correct, complete, accurate and up to date place of residence;
    • Register with a valid e-mail address;
    • Register with a correct fixed line home/mobile phone number.
  • Customers have the right to correct and/or erase wrong or inappropriate data at any time.
  • Customers have the right to close their account without giving any reason. In order to do so, the customer has to inform sabongking.com via e-mail. As soon as sabongking.com has received such e-mail the customers account will be closed accordingly.
  • Customers shall remain responsible for protecting the secrecy of their accounts and shall not allow third parties access to or use of their account. The Customer accepts full responsibility for the consequences of allowing such activities. It is also prohibited to deal or transfer funds amongst customer accounts.
  • In the event of obvious errors in drawing up customer account balances, sabongking.com has the right to make the necessary amendments.
  • Claims regarding account statements and the balances in these statements may only be made within 45 days of the betting event. Failure to claim shall be deemed an acceptance of the notified account balance.
  • We strictly prohibit the use of robotic, mechanical, or electronic, or other devices to automatically make decisions in any game, whether such use is attempted or affected by one of our customer or by guest or by any third parties.

F. Dormant Accounts

  • The customer which does not have any sabongking virtual points for a period of 1 week shall be deemed inactive ("Dormant Account").
  • The customer with less than 200 sabongking virtual points, with or without recorded log-in, and without any follow-up purchase of virtual points for a period of one (1) month will be considered inactive ("Dormant Account"). The remaining virtual points will be forfeited on the first day of the 2nd month.
  • The customer with existing virtual points above 200, with recorded log-in but without any betting activity for a period of one event will be considered to be inactive ("Dormant Account"). A service fee of 500 points will be deducted for every event log-in.
  • We are not a pay-per-view web site.
  • Sabongking reserves the right to close any inactive Accounts whose credit has been reduced to zero (0).

G. Miscellaneous

  • By accessing www.sabongking.com the customer agrees to this General Terms and Conditions.
  • Customer’s requests and complaints are handled via email, telephone and via live support – contact details can be found on the website.
  • Customers shall be aware of certain possibilities of gaming addiction. Problem gamblers can find contact of gamblers associations in the "responsible gaming" section on the website resp. ask the customer support.
  • In the event of there being a discrepancy between the English language version of these terms and conditions and any other language version, the English language version will prevail.
  • The sabongking.com website works by using cookies for the following purposes:
    • To identify the account holder's preferred language so it is automatically selected when the account holder returns to sabongking.com.
    • To ensure bets the account holder places are associated with the account holder's betting coupon and account.
    • To ensure the account holder receives any bonuses the account holder is eligible for.
    • For analysis of sabongking.com website traffic to allow us to make suitable improvements.
  • The customer has to be aware that it is not possible to use the sabongking.com site without cookies. If additional information about the company's use of cookies is requested, please email support@sabongking.com.
  • All rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.

H. Exclusion and Limitation of Liability

  • sabongking.com does not assume any liability for transmission-, input- and/or analysis- errors. In particular, sabongking.com reserves the right to correct obvious errors such as mistakes concerning odds or derby/entries/etc. in its sole discretion. If sabongking.com does not make use of it, the match is assessed as having odds of 1.0.
  • Under no circumstances sabongking.com shall be liable for any damage caused by any incorrect, delayed, manipulated/rigged or abusive transfer of data via internet. sabongking.com will take any technologically and financially reasonable action so as to protect the customer information saved by sabongking.com, but will not be liable if third parties obtain control of, or process, user information despite such action being taken. It is agreed by common consent that no claims for damages may be asserted against sabongking.com in any such connection.
  • The data transfer for online betting or gambling requires the use of UserId and Password, which shall be kept secret. sabongking.com will not be liable for any abuse of the betting account through the customer´s account number and pincode by third parties. Furthermore, sabongking.com shall not be liable and shall be held harmless for any losses incurred by a customer due to the use of the betting account by any third party and such losses shall not be refunded by sabongking.com.
  • In case of violation of these Terms and Conditions or other provisions applicable to the use of the gaming or betting services the customer is obliged to indemnify and harmless sabongking.com for all resulting claims of third parties and all claims for the refund of losses, costs , damages or any other disadvantages arising thereof.

I. Deposit Methods

  • Available Deposit methods:
    Method Duration Min. Max. Processing fees
    LBC, ML, Cebuana 1 banking day 2000 - Prevailing Rate Apply
    Wire transfer 2-7 banking days 2,000 - Prevailing Bank Transfer Fee
  • All amounts in Philippine PESO.
  • Changes of foreign currency exchange rates are not within the liability of sabongking.com.
  • Transmittal via MoneyGram must be limited to Php 5,000 per transaction only.
  • Customers shall not treat sabongking.com as a financial institution nor expect interest on their deposits.

J. Withdrawals

  • Available Withdrawal methods:
    Method Duration Min. Max. Processing fees
    Western Union 1 banking day 2,000 100,000 Prevailing Western Union Rate
    Wire transfer 2-7 banking days 2,000 - Prevailing Bank Transfer Fee
  • All amounts in Philipines PESO.
  • sabongking.com reserves the right to pay out all funds only in Philippines PESO.
  • Sabongking reserves the right to forfeit the player's funds should the cash-in source is found to be fradulent.
  • Changes of foreign currency exchange rates are not within the liability of sabongking.com.
  • Top-up or Bonus Points can not form part of the Withdrawal or Cash-Out. Player must have at least played 50% of the total number of fights.
  • At the customer’s request, winnings or a proportion of his winnings may be transferred immediately from his credit balance to an account which he has specified. Payouts exceeding Php 2,000 require the customer’s identity, age and place of residence. If no transaction has been recorded on a customer’s account for thirty month (dormant accounts), the funds on the customer's account will be paid out. It is unlawful to deposit funds obtained from ill-gotten means. Therefore all transactions are checked to prevent money laundering and suspicious transactions will be reported.
  • The funds will remain on the betting account until the withdrawal has been processed. It is the customers' responsibility that the account balance remains high enough to cover the requested withdrawal until the withdrawal has been processed. In case the balance does not cover the amount requested the withdrawal order will be cancelled by sabongking.com.
  • sabongking.com reserves the right to transfer withdrawals only to the same bank account from where the funds paid into the customer’s account originated.
  • sabongking.com reserves the right to withhold funds from withdrawals in case these funds were not used for wagering/betting.
  • sabongking.com regularly offers different kind of bonuses, competitions and promotions. The customer has been informed in detail about the respective term published on the website www.sabongking.com, which he declares to have read and accepted by participating.
  • On request, the customer shall undertake to provide a copy of an official photographic identification document (passport, driver's licence, personal ID card) and a copy of the credit cards used by the user before the withdrawal will be processed.

J. Profit Limits

  • Sabongking.com does not impose profit limit per winnings.

K. Privacy Policy

  • Customers data are strictly confidential and will be used solely by sabongking.com, subject to exceptions contained in these Terms & Conditions or under applicable law.
  • sabongking.com ensures their account holders that, at all times:
  • all personal data is processed in accordance with the rights of the account holder concerned;
  • all personal data is processed fairly and lawfully;
  • all personal data is always processed in accordance with good practice;
  • personal data is only collected for specific, explicitly stated and legitimate purposes;
  • personal data is not processed for any purpose that is incompatible with that for which the information is collected;
  • personal data that is processed is adequate and relevant in relation to the purposes of the processing;
  • no more personal data is processed than is necessary with regards to the purposes of the processing;
  • the personal data that is processed is correct and, if necessary, up to date;
  • no personal data is kept for a period longer than is necessary, with regards to the purposes for which they are process
  • and that all reasonable measures are taken to complete, correct, block or erase data to the extent that such data is incomplete or incorrect, having regard to the purposes for which they are processed.

sabongking.com discloses personal data when ordered to do so by order of the Governing Authorities and/or under provision in the Governing Law. Furthermore, the company reserves the right to disclose personal data to relevant recipients when the company has reasonable grounds to suspect irregularities that involve a sabongking.com betting account.

sabongking.com reserves the right to process personal data for CRM (Customer Relationship Management) purposes.

sabongking.com may supply personal data to third parties on an opt-in basis in case of direct marketing activities.

Version 1.1
Last update: 18-Nov-2013

All matches on sabongking.com are sanctioned and legal in the Philippines.