How do I work out my winnings on an each way bet?
Understand that if your horse wins, you are entitled to winnings on both halves of the betting stake. The equation reads: (Bet x Odds) + (Bet x 1/4 of Odds) + 1/2 Stake + 1/2 Stake = Each Way Winnings In this equation, the bet is the amount of money you placed on the racer.
Is an each way bet worth it?
Each way matched betting is a profitable strategy to create value out of horse racing bets. Betting each way on horses gives us an advantage because bookmakers don’t set the place odds according to probability. They are simply always tied to the win odds (a 1/4 or 1/5 fraction of the win price).
Can you lose money on an each way bet?
Multiple bets are a prime example of where you can lose money on a winning bet, while it’s also possible to lose money on an each-way bet. Dead-heat rules and Rule-4 deductions can also make a winning bet into a loser.
Do bookies pay out on 4th place?
A. If you bet each way bookies will pay you out if your horse places. Depending on the type of race a place will be defined as 1st, 2nd, 3rd and sometimes 4th. The place payout is either 1/4 or 1/5 of the win price.
Do you get your stake back if you win?
At win bet of course you get back your stake plus the profit. The 1 is your stake the 0.8 is the profit if you win. But there are also bets when you get your stake back if they are lost, for example the asian handicap bets or draw no bets, therefore uses the professional bettors often these types of bets.
What is a bad each way bet?
Bookmakers are bound to the standard place terms (above) and in races, under certain circumstances, they can offer the punter an opportunity to bet on positive ‘place’ terms where the odds of a horse placing in a race are greater than the actual chance of this happening – this would be a bad each way bet.
What odds does each way pay?
If you place a bet which is EW (1/5, 3 places) and your horse finishes in the top 3, you’ll win your bet. The place portion of your bet will pay out at 1/5 of the odds that you took that horse for. Should the horse come first you’ll receive the pay out on both the Win and Place portions of your bet.
What do you do if you lose a bet?
If you lose your bet, the bookmaker keeps your stake. If you win, then the bookmaker has to pay out your winnings. It can be a lot more than your original stake.
How do you profit from extra places?
Due to the way matched betting works – by backing and laying every outcome – finishing in this extra place can be very lucrative. If your horse, or golfer, finishes in the extra place, you win both your back bet and your lay bet for a huge payout (relative to the size of your stake).