# What does an each way bet payout?

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## Is each-way 1st 2nd and 3rd?

It essentially gives you the chance to get a return on your money if the horse you back doesn’t win but instead finishes in 2nd, 3rd, 4th or 5th place. Each-way means you are betting on two things. The first is that the horse will win. The second is that it will finish anywhere up to 5th place.

## What does \$10 each-way mean?

A \$10 each-way bet means that the bettor is wagering \$20 in total; \$10 for the win and \$10 for the place. If the runner finishes 2nd or 3rd, the bettor will receive the place dividend. If the runner wins, they will receive both the win and place dividend.

## Is an each-way bet worth it?

In summary, obtaining an extra place for a slight reduction in place odds is very likely to be worth it in mathematical terms. Just keep an eye on whether you are giving up more in the win part of an each-way bet than you are gaining in the place part.

## How does a each-way accumulator work?

Each-way accumulator bets come as two separate bets, meaning that the stake you are placing is then doubled. For example, if we were to place a £1 bet on the above accumulator and make it each way, the stake would become £2 as it is covering the two bets.

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## How many places does each-way pay?

Any race with less than five runners will be win only, whereby no bets can be placed on a horse each-way. If there are five, six or seven runners in a race, then there are two places available, meaning there is a payout if backed each-way on horses who finish first or second, at 1/4 of the odds.

## What does each-way 4 places mean?

If the Each Way Terms are 4 places at 1/4, this is what happens: 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 1/4 of your odds.

## How does a each-way double work?

An each-way double is often used in horse racing. It involves picking two selections, each in different races, and then placing two double bets, a win double and place double. The win double needs both horses to win to be successful while the place double needs both horses to place to be successful.

## How do you place an each-way multi?

An Each Way Multi is one where your stake will be placed on both the Win and the Place. If your horse wins you will get both the win and the place dividends; if it places (runs second or third) you will only get the place odds multiplied by your stake.

## Can you lose money on an each way bet?

Multiple bets are a prime example of where you can lose money on a winning bet, while it’s also possible to lose money on an each-way bet. Dead-heat rules and Rule-4 deductions can also make a winning bet into a loser.

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## 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.