# What is a Yankee sports bet?

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First, let’s take a definition to find out exactly what is a Yankee bet: A Yankee consists of 11 bets on four selections in different events i.e. six Doubles, four Trebles and one fourfold accumulator. Two or more selections must be successful to have a return. … We can place a ‘win only’ Yankee or an eachway Yankee bet.

## Is a Yankee a good bet?

When is a Yankee the better option? A Yankee bet is likely the better option when you believe that two or more of your selections have a very good chance of winning, but where backing as a single bet would only guarantee a very low return and may not cover your initial wager.

## Why is the bet called a Yankee?

The yankee is rumored to be named after an American soldier that placed a small bet in the UK and due to the multiple roll-over mechanics at work won back hundreds of thousands. … This is a full cover bet where each selection appears in 3 doubles, 3 trebles and the four-fold accumulator.

## What happens to a Yankee bet with a non runner?

What happens to a yankee bet with a non-runner? If a Yankee includes a non-runner, all 11 bets still stand. One non-runner and one winner in a double would see you paid out to the value of the single winner.

## How are Yankee bets calculated?

A Yankee bet is where you pick 4 selections. The bet is then made up of 1 fourfold, 4 trebles with three of the selections, and 6 doubles with two of the selections. Some bookmakers will offer an All Winner Bonus if all four selections win which is applied to the total return.

## How many winners do you need in a Yankee?

In a Yankee at least two selections must be successful to get a return. The trebles and four-fold ensure that if you land more than two winners your returns can leap significantly. It’s most often used in horse racing betting.

## How much does a 50p Yankee cost?

A 50p each-way Yankee is calculated as 22 (11+11) x 0.50 which would require a total stake of £11. Each-way betting options are only available on a small number of sports including horse racing and greyhound racing.

## What is Yankee on Hollywood?

What is a Yankee? Instead of taking one bet as a multiple for example with just 4 teams (or 4 different numbers for Lucky Numbers), you can take all the combinations of those teams in combination bets. A yankee bet will give you all the combination bets for those 4 teams, and it works out to 11 bets.

## Do I get my money back for a non runner?

Place your bets without worrying about your selection not running. Future Racing betting ceases at 10am on the day of the overnight declaration stage and all bets placed after that stage will be ‘non-runner money back’, ie. your bet stake will be refunded if your horse fails to compete.

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## Do you get money back if bet is void?

A void bet is one that is essentially cancelled, made null and void as if it had never been placed in the first place, and whilst you don’t win anything, you don’t lose anything either, with your stake being returned in full to your account.

## What happens to a non runner in a Lucky 15?

If you place a Lucky 15 and 1 of your selections is a non-runner the bet will stand on any remaining selections. This means any Singles on non-runners will be returned. The Doubles that contain a non-runner will become Singles, Trebles become Doubles and the Accumulator will now be a Treble.