# What do I get back on an each way bet?

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## Do you get your stake back on a each-way bet?

The examples below show payouts at 1/5 of the quoted odds for an each-way bet where your horse placed 2nd,3rd,4th, (5th or 6th selected bookmakers only). You will also get your place stake back.

## How does an each-way bet payout?

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 each-way winnings calculated?

The equation reads: (Bet x Odds) + (Bet x 1/4 of Odds) + 1/2 Stake + 1/2 Stake = Each Way Winnings In this equation, the bet is the amount of money you placed on the racer.

## Do you lose money on each-way?

How is an each way bet paid? If you place an each way bet and your horse wins, both the win and place parts of your bet will pay out. However, if your horse only places and doesn’t win, you’ll lose the win part of your bet, and only the place part of your bet will pay out.

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## What is an each-way accumulator?

An each-way accumulator is a two-part bet, designed to ensure punters get something back if their runners fail to win outright but manage to place. The first part of an each-way accumulator is the standard accumulator bet — placing one bet on four or more selections to win their races.

## What does each-way 1/5 mean?

Each Way Terms with a Non Runner – 3 places at 1/5 odds

This means you will be paid for your win part of your bet at the odds chosen when you placed the bet and for the place part of your bet at 1/5 of your odds.

## What is a win and each way bet?

An each-way bet consists of two bets of equal cost, a win bet on your selection to win an event and a place bet on it to finish within a certain number of places specified by the bookmaker beforehand.

## What happens if an each way bet wins?

An Each Way (EW, E/W) bet is essentially two separate bets: one for the horse to win, the other for the horse to place in any of the place positions offered in that race. This means you can receive a return on your bet if your selection wins, but also if it just places.

## How does a each way bet work in golf?

Each-way bets are two bets – one for the golfer to win, the other for them to place (usually in the top five). If they do place you will normally get paid a quarter of the odds.

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## How much does each-way pay?

Because an each-way wager comprises two bets, the total staked is twice the unit stake. For example, a £5 each-way single would cost £10, as would a £5 each-way treble comprising as it does a £5 win treble and a £5 place treble.

## What odds do you get on a each way bet?

This means you will be paid for your win part of your bet at the odds chosen when you placed the bet and for the place part of your bet at 1/5 of your odds. Please note that deductions might apply if there was a non runner in the race.

## How do I settle an each way bet?

Multiple each way bets are settled on a WIN-to-WIN and PLACE-to-PLACE basis. For instance, if all but one of your selections wins and the remaining selection only manages to be placed, the WIN element of the bet is void.