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Common Betting Terms Explained

What types of bet can I place with Paddy Power?

Those of us who choose to bet online may occasionally have been confused by some of the bets on offer. There are lots of different types and combinations of bets available and we will explain some of the most common ones here.

Double - A ‘double’ consists of 1 bet involving 2 selections in different events. Both must be successful to get a return.

Treble – A ‘treble’ consists of 1 bet involving 3 selections in different events. All three must be successful to get a return.

Trixie – A ‘trixie’ consists of 4 bets involving 3 selections in different events. The bet includes 3 doubles and 1 treble. A minimum of 2 of your selections must be successful to get a return.

Patent – A ‘patent’ consists of 7 bets involving 3 selections in different events. The bet includes 3 singles, 3 doubles and 1 treble. Just one successful selection guarantees a return.

Yankee – A ‘yankee’ consists of 11 bets involving 4 selections in different events. The bet includes 6 doubles, 4 trebles, and a fourfold accumulator. A minimum of 2 of your selections must be successful to get a return.

Lucky 15 – A ‘lucky 15’ consists of 15 bets involving 4 selections in different events. The bet includes 4 singles, 6 doubles, 4 trebles, and 1 fourfold. Bonuses are generally paid for just one winner or for four winners (hence the ‘lucky’).

Heinz - A ‘heinz’ consists of 57 bets involving 6 selections in different events. The bet includes 15 doubles, 20 trebles, 15 fourfolds, 6 fivefolds and an accumulator. A minimum of 2 of your selections must be successful to get a return.

Super Heinz – A ‘super heinz’ consists of 120 bets involving 7 selections in different events. The bet includes 21 doubles, 35 trebles, 35 fourfolds, 21 fivefolds, 7 sixfolds and an accumulator. A minimum of 2 of your selections must be successful to get a return.

Goliath – A ‘goliath’ consists of 247 bets involving 8 selections in different events. The bet includes 28 doubles, 56 trebles, 70 fourfolds, 56 fivefolds, 28 sixfolds, 8 sevenfolds and an accumulator. A minimum of 2 of your selections must be successful to get a return.

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