The NCAA has “zero tolerance” for any gambling activities, whether by staff members of the athletics department or student-athletes. The UMBC Athletics Department has obligation to educate its staff members and student-athletes as to the potential for serious ramifications resulting from gambling-related activities. Staff members of the athletics department and student-athletes shall not participate in any gambling activity that involves intercollegiate or professional athletics, through a bookmaker, a parlay card or any other method employed by organized gambling.
Athletics Department staff and student-athletes may not become involved in the following activities:
a. Placing, accepting or soliciting a wager (on your own behalf or on the behalf of others) of any type with any individual or organization on any intercollegiate, amateur or professional team or contest. Examples of sports wagering include, but are not limited to, the use of a bookmaker or parlay card; Internet sports wagering; auctions in which bids are placed on teams, individuals or contests; and pools or fantasy leagues in which an entry fee is required and there is an opportunity to win a prize.
b. Intentionally altering the results of an athletic contest in which the student-athlete is participating in exchange for money or gifts.