How do I place a bet on the tote?
Just head to the homepage and click on the race time that you’d like to bet on. Once you’ve clicked on the race, you’ll be taken to the card where you’ll be able to view all of the runners and riders. Click on the Tote Win icon next to the horse you want to bet on to add to your bet slip.
Can you bet on the tote online?
All online bets are covered by Tote Guarantee which means you will always receive SP or better. You can stream live UK and Irish racing without placing a bet. Bets can be placed on all UK and Irish racing alongside selected international racing.
Can you take a price on the tote?
Bookmakers set their own prices, so the odds they offer reflect their view on the chances of each runner. The Tote Place pool is a transparent and accurate reflection of all the bets made by that method. This means you can’t take a price on a Tote Place bet, which is always paid out at the Tote Place dividend.
How do tote bets work?
Tote betting is when all bets placed on an event or race is placed into a pool. The odds of a individual runner is calculated by the dividing the total pool (all wagers on all runners) minus any amount the house takes, divided by the amount wagered on that runner.
How much do you win on a place bet?
Place payoffs typically pay between $3.00 and $10.00, but can pay more with longshots and less with overwhelming favorites. Since the money you win in a place bet is generated by all of the money bet on the losing horses, the more horses in the race the greater your chances for a larger place payoff.
Can I bet place only?
A place only bet is one of the simpler bets you can go for when having a wager on horse racing or greyhound racing. The term is usually used to describe a scenario in which the horse or greyhound is bet upon to finish in the top two or three, rather than whether or not it will win the race outright.
Is Tote or fixed better?
Since the payouts in totes bets are an approximation that gets better as the race draws nearer, it’s often worth waiting before placing your bet. In contrast, if you really want to back the favourite, perhaps fixed odds are the best way to go (so you avoid your winnings being diluted as more people make the same bet).
What is a Tote win bet?
The Tote Win bet is one in which you back a horse to win a race using the Tote, the UK’s historic pool betting operator. The minimum stake is 50p.
How are Tote winnings calculated?
The number of winning lines you have is calculated by multiplying the amount of successful lines in each leg together to get your total. To work out how much you have won, multiply your stake per line by the amount of winning lines you have.
How does the tote make money?
The Tote essentially works in a similar way to the lottery. Punters pick their horses and put their money into a cumulative pool – everyone with a winning ticket shares a percentage of the pot. If fewer people backed your horse, you will get a greater share if it wins.
What is Tote price?
Simply put, the Tote is all the bets placed into a pool for a race. The odds of a runner are calculated by the dividing the total pool (all wagers on all runners) and dividing by the amount wagered on that runner.