# You asked: How does a Yankee bet work?

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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.

## How does a Yankee bet payout?

Each-way Yankees give you a payout for each horse that places as well as every horse that wins. … This means a £1 each-way bet (costing £2) on a 5/1 horse pays out at evens if your horse makes the places, meaning your return would be your £1 profit, plus the returned £1 stake for the winning place 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.

## How do you calculate a Yankee bet?

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 much does a 1 Yankee bet cost?

Two or more selections must be successful to have a return. A £1 Yankee costs £11. A £1 each-way Yankee costs £22. So, as you saw previously, a Yankee bet means that it is possible to see a return on your money, even if not all selections are winners.

## What is a Lucky 31 bet?

A Lucky 31 consists of 31 bets of equal value on selections in five separate events: five singles, ten doubles, ten trebles, five four-folds and one five-fold accumulator.

## Is Lucky 15 a good bet?

Lucky 15 bets are great because your interest will be piqued throughout your betting period. With a four-fold accumulator, if one of the teams you have backed is 2-0 down after ten minutes then you’re likely to screw your coupon up in disgust.

## Can you do a Yankee bet on football?

You can place a Yankee bet on any sport, as long as you back four selections across four different events. However, much like accumulator bets, the most popular sports for a Yankee are football, horse racing, and greyhound racing.

## Is a lucky 15 better than an accumulator?

A traditional accumulator is lost when just one selection doesn’t win. If you’re more confident the majority of your selections will win, then a Lucky 15 will increase your chances of a positive return on your stake. Plus with the four single bets, an advantage is that it is a higher stake, higher reward bet.

## What’s the difference between a Yankee and a lucky 15?

Lucky 15: A Lucky 15 is similar to a yankee but also has singles. It consists of fifteen bets on four selections in different events i.e. 4 singles, 6 doubles, 4 trebles and 1 fourfold accumulator. One or more selection must be successful to have a return. … Bonus applies to win part of each-way bets only.)

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## What is a Super Yankee bet?

A Super Yankee or Canadian consists of twenty-six bets on five selections i.e. 10 Doubles, 10 Trebles, 5 Fourfold Accumulators and 1 Fivefold Accumulator. Two or more selections must be successful to have a return Remember a €1/£1 super Yankee costs €26/£26.