# How do I bet on pari mutuel?

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Every pari-mutuel wager placed on a betting market goes into a specific pool for that market. When the relevant event is finished, the total amount of wagers is added up. The house takes a small cut/commission off the top, and then divides what’s left between the bettors who made the correct selection.

## Is poker Pari Mutuel a wagering?

Comparing parimutuel wagering to poker

In poker, you’re betting against every other player at the card table. The theory is the same in horse racing. You’re betting against all the other horseplayers in the parimutuel pool. … In horse racing, the equivalent is the takeout.

## How are pari mutuel payouts calculated?

Calculating Parimutuel Payoffs

The rake for the pool operator is first deducted from the pool. With a rake of 14.25%, the calculation is: \$1028 × 0.1425 = \$146.49. This leaves \$881.51 remaining in the pool.

## What states allow pari mutuel wagering?

The 43 states that allow pari-mutuel betting include:

• Alabama.
• Wyoming.
• Arizona.
• Wisconsin.
• Arkansas.
• West Virginia.
• California.
• Washington.

## What is pari mutuel wagering individual?

(22) “Pari-mutuel” means a system of betting on races or games in which the winners divide the total amount bet, after deducting management expenses and taxes, in proportion to the sums they have wagered individually and with regard to the odds assigned to particular outcomes.

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## What does pari-mutuel mean in lottery?

“Pari-Mutuel” means the total amount of sales allocated to pay prize claimants, at the designated prize level, divided among the number of winning Mega Million plays. … “Retailer” means a person or entity authorized by the Lottery to sell lottery tickets.

## How is show payout calculated?

Your payout is calculated by subtracting the amount of winning dollars from the total pool, then dividing the remaining pool by the amount of cash bet on the winner, and finally adding back in the winning bet amount.

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## How does golf pari-mutuel work?

The parimutuel pays for low net winners in both flights. Participants must indicate the team number (as listed on the tee times) and the amount they want to bet. The parimutuel is an exact pay out of the amount collected by flight. … Team 1 has \$8.00 bet with 4 tickets on them, and team 2 has \$2.00 bet with 1 ticket.

## Why can you bet on horses but not sports?

“Horse racing is a spectator sport and people no longer have the desire to go to the race track to bet,” he says. … The more ways the state allows betting on horses, the more places there are for it to collect revenue. That’s not possible with sports or card wagering on the internet.

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## What states can you bet on horses online?

*This state has horse tracks and has legal OTB and pari-mutuel wagering, but races you can bet on are restricted to in-state events only. Note: Washington, DC, while not a state, has its own horse racing laws.

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