Declared sporting events for bookmaking

Northern Territory sports bookmakers can take bets on selected sports at the following levels:

  • district
  • territory
  • state
  • national
  • international.

You cannot take bets on games or fixtures restricted to persons under the age of 18 years.

List of declared sporting events

A licensed sports bookmaker can take bets on all of the following sports:

Declared sporting event Additional limitations
American football or gridiron  
Athletics, including triathlon events  
Australian rules football  
Backgammon  
Badminton  
Ballooning  
Bandy  
Baseball, including Pesapallo  
Basketball  
Billiards, snooker and pool  
Boxing  
Chess  
Commonwealth Games events  
Cricket  
CrossFit  
Cycling  
Darts It must be a national or international competition conducted by national or international control bodies
E Sports For the following events only:
  • Call of Duty Counter Strike
  • Defense of the Ancients (DOTA)
  • FIFA Interactive World Cup FIFA Ultimate Team Championship Series Hearthstone
  • Heroes of the Storm League of Legends Championship Overwatch
  • Rocket League Smite StarCraft
  • Street Fighter Series Vainglory
  • World of Tanks
Extreme sports Where conducted by national or international governing bodies
Futsal  
Floorball  
Gaelic football  
Gaelic hurling  
Golf  
Greyhound racing  
Handball  
Harness racing  
Hockey, including ice and field  
Horse Racing  
Iron man events  
Jockey competitions  
Jockey premierships  
Lacrosse  
Lawn bowls  
Magic Millions horse sales  
Mixed martial arts including Strikeforce  
Motor racing including motor rally events  
Netball  
Olympic Games events  
Power boats  
Rowing  
Rugby League  
Rugby Union  
Shearing  
Speedway  
Soccer football  
Soccer, includinQ beach soccer Elite events only
Squash  
Surf board riding  
Surfing  
Swimming  
Table tennis  
Tennis  
Ten pin bowling  
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC)  
Volleyball, includinQ beach volleyball Elite events only
Water polo  
Winter sports  
World poker tournaments  
World Solar Car Challenge  
Yachting  

List of other declared betting events

A licensed sports bookmaker can take bets on all of the following events:

Declared sporting eventAdditional limitations
Australian of the Year 
Awards for film, television and entertainment industries in Australia and other countries 
Elections 
Interest ratesOfficial Reserve Bank rates only
Literary and arts awards 
International lotteries 
Nobel Peace Prize, all categories 
Oil marketsPrices sourced from Bloomberg
RainfallState monthly based on official Bureau of Meteorology readings
Reality television shows, including national and international 
Royal and celebrity births, including sex of child, weight of child, date of birth and multiple births 
Royal and celebrity relationship announcements, including marriage and engagement announcements 
Stock Market indices, international and international 
Unemployment rateABS seasonally adjusted only

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Last updated: 22 June 2018