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:

  • 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 (must be national or international competition conducted by national or international control bodies)
  • esports, on 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 with recognised national and 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, including beach - elite events only
  • squash
  • surf board riding
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • table tennis
  • tennis
  • ten pin bowling
  • ultimate fighting championship (UFC)
  • volleyball, including beach - 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:

  • Australian of the Year
  • awards for film, television and entertainment industries in Australia and other countries
  • elections
  • interest rates based on official Reserve Bank rates
  • literary and arts awards
  • lotto, including Australian and international lotteries
  • Nobel Peace Prize - all categories
  • oil markets - prices sourced from Bloomberg
  • rainfall - state monthly, based on official Bureau of Meteorology readings
  • reality TV 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 national
  • unemployment rate - ABS seasonally adjusted.

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Last updated: 13 October 2017