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# Is a Yankee a good bet?

## Is a Yankee a good bet?

Why should I place a Yankee bet? If you’re backing four separate events and you fancy each of them to win, a Yankee is a simple way of placing the multiples to ensure a bigger win if any two, three or all four of your picks are successful.

How does a Yankee bet work?

There are many more available markets available in football, but Yankee betting works exactly the same way. Simply make any selection from four different matches – whether it be win/draw/win, BTTS, anytime goalscorers or anything else – and you will receive a payout if at least two of them win.

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.

### 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.

Is Lucky 15 better than Yankee?

The smaller the odds the more you should tend towards a Yankee whilst the bigger the odds the more you should tend towards a Lucky 15. The reason for this is that the Yankee starts to be more profitable if you hit at least three winners. One or two winners and the Lucky 15 will pay more.

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.

#### How much does a 1 Yankee bet cost?

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. A £1 Yankee costs £11.

What is better lucky 15 or Yankee?

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.

## How many winners do you need on a Lucky 15?

A Lucky 15 bet involves 15 bets across four different selections. Your bets are 4 single bets, 6 doubles, 4 trebles, and 1 four-fold accumulator. Because Single bets are included, one winning selection is enough to trigger a payout.

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.

How do you win on a Yankee bet?

Because a Yankee bet contains no single bets, two of the selections must win in order for a return to be achieved on the bet. The return from just two selections would be highly unlikely to be greater than the original stake. The four bets consist of six doubles four trebles and a fourfold accumulator.

### What do you need to know about the Yankee bet?

The Yankee bet is a straightforward multiple bet that can help you get maximum returns for relatively small stakes.

Can a Yankee bet be used on ice hockey?

Yankee bets are not exclusive to horse racing. They can be used in all sports that you choose to bet on. Let’s take a look at a win only Yankee on a round of NHL ice hockey matches using the Yankee bet example shown below.

Where can I place a Yankee bet on Bet365?

Placing a Yankee bet on Bet365 can simply be done right in the bet slip. Browse around the horse race cards and pick out your selections. In the bet slip at Bet365 you will see the multiples option and from there you can just select Yankee.

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

A Yankee is a form of a permutation bet. Instead of placing individual bets from the four selections, you take all the coverage that you could possibly make from the selections. As in the case of a Yankee that is eleven multiple bets, but a full permutation (four selections) would also include the four- win singles. That is known as a Lucky 15.