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Yankee bets increase your maximum payouts by staking on four selections across four different events and getting eleven winning combos from them. Use our handy Yankee bet calculator, and learn how to place Yankee bets with our guide!
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How to use Yankee Calculator
Now that you know about Yankee bets, the next thing you need to learn to start placing this bet option is how our Yankee calculator works. We understand the importance of time and precision when betting on sports online. So, we made sure our calculator was designed in a simple and easily understandable manner. You will be able to learn and use it quickly. Our Yankee bet calculator simplified the process of determining your Yankee bet returns. Here is a step-by-step guide on how to use our simple and free Yankee bet calculator.
Select your options
The first step is to choose the options you want. You can also select your preferred odds format- decimal, fractional or American.
Enter Bet Details
Our free Yankee calculator comes with relevant spaces where you can input each of your four selections. You can also select the outcome- winner, draw, lost or forfeit.
Input the Odd
Enter the odds of your selection notes, and don't forget to check if there are any rule 4 applications that need adding.
Enter your Stake
Choose whether you want a stake per bet or combined bet calculation. Input the money you are willing to stake for the Yankee bet. The calculator will automatically calculate your profit and return for the bet.
Yankee Bet on Outrights
Outright in sports betting simply means staking on the outcome of a sports tournament instead of a single match or game. A Yankee outright bet can give you a substantial payout since outright bets usually carry bigger odds than other selections. Although it's possible to place outright bets after a tournament or league hasd.
Football Yankee Outright Bet
One of the most popular sports for Yankee outright bets is football. In this type of Yankee betting, your four selections would be on four football tournaments instead of single matches. For instance, following our bet examples above, the Yankee bet can change to:
- Manchester United to win Premier League
- Real Madrid to win Spanish La Liga
- Bayern Munich to win German Bundesliga
- PSG to win Ligue 1
All other Yankee bet rules apply. Bear in mind that your original stake gets multiplied by 11 on Yankee bets since 11 bets are made in total. So, if you bet £3 on these Yankee selections, your total stake would be £33 (£3 x 11)
Horse Racing Yankee Outright Bet
Horse Racing is another sporting event perfect for Yankee outright bets. Before the beginning of an event, you can place bets on the particular horse that will win.
You can stake each-way Yankee consisting of one Win and one Place bet. With an each-way bet, you are betting on your selections to win the race or finish in the top three places. This means that even if none of the selections lands, you will still get a nice payout if they finish in their' place positions'.
However, each-way Yankee bets double the number of your bets to 22, thereby doubling the initial cost of your Yankee stake.
For instance, if you stake £1 on an each-way Yankee bet, it will get multiplied by 22, and your stake price will be £22.
Permed Yankee Bet
While you can only have four selections on a standard Yankee, a permed Yankee bet allow you to bet on five selections or more. If you pick 5 games, the Yankee bet will cover every possible combination of four different selections. You will also have five individual Yankees (1234, 1235, 1245, 1345, 2345) and a total of 55 unit bets.
Make six selections on your permed Yankee bet, and you will have 15 separate Yankees and 165 unit bets in total. Although, in theory, you can have more than seven Yankees, this doesn't play out well in practice because of the complexity in calculating the number of bet details involved. While a permed Yankee can give you a substantial total return, it's a massive risk. That's why we don't recommend making such bets if you don't have a solid bankroll.
Frequently Asked Questions
How does a Yankee bet pay out?
You can get a payout on the 1 four-fold acca, 6 doubles and 4 trebles depending on your number of selections that win. However, at least two of your selections must land to qualify for a payout.
What are the benefits of staking a Yankee?
The main advantage of staking a Yankee bet is that its odds and payout are usually more than the ones offered by a single bet. Also, in a Yankee bet, you don't need all your selected games to win as long as you guess two events right.
What are the benefits of the Yankee bet calculator?
Using our free Yankee calculator will help remove the stress and time you would have spent calculating your Yankee bet.
Can I place an each-way Yankee?
Yes, you can. All you need to do is click the E/W checkbox next to the 'potential returns' on your bet slip. Don't forget that an each-way Yankee doubles your original stake.
What sports can I stake Yankee bets on?
While horse racing and football are the most popular sports for Yankee betting, basically any kind of sports that has at least four league events (hockey, basketball, tennis etc.) or participants (Formula 1, bicycle racing, rally) can be adapted for the Yankee betting format.
How is a Yankee bet different from Lucky 15?
Although they are very similar, a Yankee bet does not offer four single bets, differentiating it from Lucky 15.
Can my Yankee bet be affected by a non-runner?
If one of the teams or participants in your Yankee bet drops out, the bet still stands. Its value will not be paid, but it will not fail your bets. For example, if a triple contained two correct bets and one non-runner, it will pay out the value of a double bet.