# Question: How do you work out a flag bet?

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Made up from 4 selections, the ‘Flag’ bet consists of 23 individual bets, and requires the bettor to find just one winner in order to gain a return from this bet type. Within this bet it combines the maximum variation of doubles, trebles and a four-fold accumulator, with single-stakes-about bets.

## What bets are in a flag?

A Flag Bet is a bet on 4 selections taking part in different events consisting of 6 Doubles, 4 Trebles, 1 Four-Fold and 6 Single Stakes About Bets in pairs totalling 23 bets. It is similar to a Yankee bet with the added 6 pairs of Single Stakes About Bets.

## How do you work out each way winnings?

Each Way Betting In Summary

When you bet each way, you have two bets; one for the horse to finish first, and a second bet for the horse to finish in the top four or five (varies according to by race). The winnings for the latter bet are calculated by applying the fraction (usually 1/4) to the original odds available.

## How are football bets calculated?

Using Betting Odds to Calculate Probability

1. 9/1 can be calculated as 1 / (9 + 1) = 0.10 – There is a 10% chance that the event will happen.
2. 4/1 can be calculated as 1 / (4 + 1) = 0.20 – There is a 20% chance that the event will happen.

## Is a Trixie a good bet?

Trixie bets are great for backing selections at short odds that won’t pay much of a return on single bets because they allow you to focus your staking power on more potentially lucrative multiple bets.

## What is a Union Jack bet?

A Union Jack bet is a novelty bet or special bet in which nine selections are laid out in the shape of the Union Jack Flag to form eight trebles, with one selection in the middle and eight selections around it. If you’re not sure what a treble is, read our what is a treble bet article before continuing.

## What is a Heinz flag bet?

What is a Heinz Flag Bet? A Heinz Flag Bet is a bet on 6 selections taking part in different events consisting of 15 Doubles, 20 Trebles, 15 Four-Folds, 6 Five-Folds, 1 Six-Fold Accumulator and 15 Single Stake About Bets in pairs totalling 87 bets. A single win from any selection ensures a return.

## 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.

## How much do you win on each-way bet?

Bet £5 each way on a horse with win odds of 5/1 (total stake £10). If it places you lose your £5 win bet, but the place part of your each-way bet pays out at a fifth of 5/1, which is evens (1/1). This means you get back the £5 stake from the place part of your bet plus £5 winnings (£10).

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