What does it mean to insure a bet?
In simple terms, you recoup the insured part of your bet, even if it loses. For example, when you place a bet of €20 on a 1.8 odds game and insure 50% of your stake; if the bet loses, you’re refunded €10. However, if you insure 100% of your wager, you get back €20, if the bet loses.
When should you hit or stay in blackjack?
It is best to hit when holding a hand of 10 or 12-16, and stand on anything 17 and over. An ace gives you a good chance of making 21 with a hit. When a dealer has a seven, eight or nine card it is impossible for them to make a blackjack, so your chances increase.
How does insure bet work?
A price will be offered for the horse to win the race. If the horse finishes second, the stake will be returned. A price will be offered for the horse to win the race. If the horse finishes second or third, the stake will be returned.
Should I hit or stand on 17?
1. If you have soft 17 or less, always hit (i.e., never, never stand with soft 17 or less regardless of what the dealer shows). 2. If you have soft 18 – 21, always stand, except hit a multi-card soft 18 against a dealer 9, 10, or ace.
Do you hit on 12 against a 2?
Many players don’t hit 12 because they believe the dealer has a ten in the hole and, therefore, they won’t risk busting when the dealer has a weak upcard. However, when you hold a 12, only four cards will bust you … … With a 2 upcard, the dealer has a 35% chance of busting and a 65% chance of making a 17 though 21.
Is it better to play 2 hands in Blackjack?
The answer is, yes, for several reasons. Playing two hands is an excellent way of increasing your bet spread when the count is in your favor. You can also bet 50% of what you would have bet on one hand, on each of two hands, with less risk and variance.
What does cover 3 places mean?
A cover bet 3 places means that your selection would be made void if your horse finishes 2nd or 3rd and a winner if it places 1st.
What is the best bet to make in horse racing?
Exactas provide the perfect balance between risk and reward in our opinion. We’re clearly not the only ones who think this way, as Exacta betting is extremely popular among horse racing bettors. In fact, there are many who view Exacta betting as THE best way to make money.
Do you get your money back if a horse refuses to race?
your bet stake will be refunded if your horse fails to compete. … After a race becomes Non-Runner No Bet, any Future Racing bets placed on the Win or Each-Way market will be refunded if your selection does not run.