# Question: How does a Win Place Show bet payout?

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## How do you read Win Place Show payouts?

Calculating the Payouts for the Win Place Show Bets

1. From that odds ratio, you take the first number and multiply it by 2 (remember, if the odds is a whole number, place that over a 1 – for example, 7 would be 7/1)
2. You take that number and divide it by the second number of the odds ratio.

## How Much Does a Win Place Show bet payout?

Win Payout

 1 Odds \$2 Payoff 2 1/9 \$5.20 3 1/5 \$5.60 4 2/5 \$6.00 5 1/2 \$7.00

## How does a place bet payout?

How much can I win on a Place bet? Winnings on Place bets are unlimited and based on the odds when the pools close at post time. Payoffs are calculated by the total pool less the track’s commission (called takeout), then divided among all the winning tickets.

## What does win place and show mean?

Wagering Types

The basic bet types are of course win, place and show. A win bet means your horse must win, a place bet means it must finish first or second and a show bet means it must be first, second or third though of course this means a lower payout.

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## How much does a \$10 Win Place Show bet cost?

If you place a \$10 each-way bet with a place and show bet, you will end up paying \$20 (\$10 is allocated to the place bet, while another \$10 is allocated to the show bet). Your selected horse merely needs to finish second to win both bets or finish in third to win half of your bet.

## How do payouts work in horse racing?

In its simplest form, horse racing payouts are dictated by \$2 win bets. If you make a \$2 win bet on a horse that goes off at 2-to-1, you would profit \$4 and collect \$6 with your returned investment. If you make a \$2 win bet on a horse that goes off at 5-to-1, you would profit \$10 and collect \$12.

## Does a place bet pay if the horse wins?

In Horse Racing, this is the number of runners in a race. Where there are 8 or more runners in a race, a place is paid on first, second and third places. Where there are 7, 6 or 5 runners in a race, a place is paid on first and second places only. This will be shown in the race result as No Third Dividend.

## How do trifectas work?

In horse racing or greyhound racing, a Trifecta bet is when you place a bet on the three horses which you think will finish the race first and second and third, in a specific order. If they finish in the correct order you win, and you can win big!

## What is a place bet?

1 : a bet on a horse to finish no worse than second in a race. 2 : a bet that the shooter in a crap game will make his point or that a particular point will appear before a 7.

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## What are the odds on a place bet?

The place odds, on the other hand, are the portion of the winnings you would get for a successful place only bet. These are typically written as a more traditional fraction: 1/5 or 1/4 (one-fifth or one-quarter).