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Gambling is a simple bet on the outcome of a match. The aim is to bet on the winner of the match. Two possible outcomes: either the team on which a bet is made wins the match or the opponent teams win. It is also called the Match bet Result Odds, Vic.1/Vic.2, Full time result.


1 X 2 or 1 N 2

A simple bet consists of betting on the outcome of a match where there are 3 possible outcomes: the victory of 2 teams and a tie at the end of regulation time. The aim is to bet on the outcome of the match at the end of regulation time (90 minutes for a football match).


Accumulator

A Multiple bet, is when the earnings are generated from a number of good results. For example, an accumulator, 4 picks from 5 selections, generates earnings from 4 successful results (equivalent to a 4 out of 5).


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Back

Back corresponds to a bet bought on a betting exchange (The betting exchange).


Bet

The bet is to take a position on the outcome of a sporting match.
There are different types of bets:
* The simple bet is to bet on a single event.
* The combined bet is a single bet on several selections (Double bet).
* A system bet is a multiple bet composed of several simple bets or combined (or both according to the situation) on several selections.


Simple Bet

The simple bet is the most common bet. It is to bet on a single sporting event with one prognosis. If the prognosis is correct, the bet is returned in addition to a profit obtained through the symbol determined at the time of the bet. The formula for determining the profit won is the following: profit = bet x (bet-1).
If the prognosis is incorrect, the online betting site (bookmaker or sports betting site) cashes in on the bet.


Combined Bet or Multiple

The combined or multiple bet is a single bet on several sports events simultaneously. The forecasts must be fair to win a prize. It corresponds to the setting multiplied by the ratings of each selection.

A combination bet on 2 selections is called a double, 3 selections is a triple.
It is possible to combine 4, 5, 6 selections and more. Note that they all must be there to win the bet. The more the combination is multiplied the greater thee chances to win significant earnings.


System Bet

The system bet is like a multiple bet but which differs from the latter by the fact that if all the events on which the bettor has bet are not winners, earnings can be possibly won. The number of minimum winning selections to win depends on the structure of the bet chosen. The system bet is composed of a simple bet and / or combining several events simultaneously. Every single bet or wager combining a system bet is called a line.

There are different types of System bets: Trixie, Yankee, Super Yankee, Heinz, Super Heinz, Goliath.


Betting exchange (or The betting exchange)

This is a site specializes where sports betting exchanges take place on an anonymous basis with other bettors. It proposes bets and odds to other bettors. The bettor takes the role of the online betting site (bookmaker or sports betting sites). It can also bet as an online betting site (bookmaker or sports betting site) by purchasing bets created by another player (back).
See Betting exchange in the FAQ section.


Bid (or stake)

The bid is the sum of money placed on a bet.


Bonus

The Bonus is a sum of money offered by the online betting site (bookmaker or sports betting site). Designated primarily to new bettors signed onto the site, the bonuses are also granted to those who are already there. When the bettor is a beginner, they can become familiarized with less risk, to sports' betting. If you are an experienced bettor, bonuses remain a way to earn more money.


Bookmaker (On line betting site)

Also known as sports betting sites. Websites offering the opportunity to bet on sporting events. When a player wins, it is the online betting site (bookmaker or online betting site) that pays. It is equally the site, which sets the odds. You can view our selection of the best bookmakers.


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Capital

The capital is the amount of money available to the bettor on his or her account (s) player (s) on online betting sites (bookmaker or sports betting site).


Combination

Also known as the multiple bet and multiple. The combination is a bet on several events at the same time. If the bet is won, all predictions must be won. Therefore, if one of the results looses, your combination looses also. The earnings are defined according to different odds.


Combined Bet or Multiple

The combined or multiple bet is a single bet on several sports events simultaneously. The forecasts must be fair to win a prize. It corresponds to the setting multiplied by the ratings of each selection.

A combination bet on 2 selections is called a double, 3 selections is a triple.


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Double

The Double bet is a bet that offers the opportunity to bet on several events at the same time. For this bet to be a winner it must have at least two good results.
For example, for a double on 4 games, you play 6 odds (because 6 doubles are possible for 4 games). The bettor generates 1 double winner for 2 good results, 3 double winners for 3 good results. The earnings are then determined by the sum of proceeds from the different odds determined, multiplied by the bet.
Note: On 4 games selected, if the player places a 1 € bet on the Double, 6 € are debited from his account. Indeed, he bets on the number of possible doubles with the selected matches, which is in this case: 4 matches selected - 6 possible Doubles.


Draw No Bet

The bet, draw no bet, is to predict the outcome of a match, excluding no score matches.


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Earnings

Earning are the sum won where one subtracts the amount wagered.


Even / Odd

The even/odd bet is to predict if the sum total of goals in a game will be odd or even.


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Favourites

The favourite is the team where the player has the greatest chance of winning the match. It has the lowest odds compared to the opponent. Example: Manchester 1.60 / 5.00 Liverpool: Manchester is favourite.


Financial management

Financial management is a strategy allowing the bettor to define his bets on all the different bets.


First Goal

The first goal bet is to bet on the first to score a goal or a point during the match selected by the bettor.


Free Bet

See chart comparing bonuses that allows you to maximize the bonuses from the betting websites when you register.


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Goliath

A Goliath corresponds to 247 bets on 8 selections in different events. The gamble has 28 doubles, 56 triples, 70 accumulators / 4 parts, 56 accumulators / 5 parts, 28 accumulators / 6 parts, 8 accumulators / 7 parts and an accumulator. At least 2 selections must win to generate earnings.
The earnings will be determined by the sum of proceeds from different odds determined, multiplied by your bet.

Note: On 8 games selected, if the bettor places € 1 bet on Goliath, 247 € will be debited from his account. Indeed, the player bets on the number of multiples possible with the games selected, which is in this case: 8 matches selected - 28 doubles, 56 triples, 70 accumulators 4 parts, 56 accumulators 5 parts, 28 accumulators 6 parts, 8 accumulators 7 parts and an accumulator possible.


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Half-Time

Also called result at half time, the third. The half-time bet is to bet on the result at half time or the third break depending on the sport and at the end of the game. For example, if you are betting that Real Madrid will win at half-time and at the end of regulation time, they should be leading the score at half time and be victorious at the end of regulation time.


Asian Handicap

The Asian handicap has the same characteristics as a classic handicap with the difference that you can not bet on a tie.


Classic Handicap

The classic handicap bet is to bet on a sporting event whose online betting site (bookmaker or sports betting site) gives points or goals ahead of time to the weaker team and vice versa, takes points away from the stronger team.


Heinz

A Heinz corresponds to 57 bets on 6 selections in different events. The bet has 15 doubles, 20 triples, 15 accumulators 4 parts, 6 accumulators 5 parts and an accumulator. At least 2 selections must win to generate earnings. The earnings will be determined by the sum of proceeds from different odds determined, multiplied by the bet of the bettor. Note: In 6 games selected, if the player put on 1 € Heinz, 57 € will be debited from his account. Indeed, the bettor actually bets on the number of multiples possible with selected matches, and in this case: 6 games selected - 15 doubles, 20 triples, 15 accumulators 4 parts, 6 accumulators 5 parts and an accumulator are possible.


Home team / Visiting team

The team that plays at home is the first odd ratio. The second odd ratio corresponds to the visiting team.


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Last goal

The Last Goal bet is to bet on the first team to score a goal or a point during the match selected by the bettor.


Lay

Corresponds to the sale of a bet on a Betting Exchange.


Live betting

The live betting is based on the same principle as the simple bet. The difference is that the bet is made during the match, which causes a change in the ratings over time. In addition, WinComparator can follow live the evolution of odds of the online betting sites (bookmakers or sports betting sites) while watching the match.


Lucky 15

A Lucky 15 corresponds to 15 bets on 4 selections in various sporting events. The bet has 4 singles, 6 doubles, 4 triples and 1 quadruple. When a selection wins, the earnings are reinvested, and consolation to double the probability (nul or rider). If all selections win, a bonus of 10% is added to the total earnings. All predictions must win for the bettor to be eligible for bonuses. For each bet, the consolidated earnings are obtained only on the part of the winning bet.

The earnings will be determined by the sum of proceeds from different odds determined, multiplied by your bet.

Note: On 4 games selected, if the player places a € 1 bet on the Lucky 15, € 15 will be debited from his account. Indeed, the bettor actually bets on the number of multiple possibilities with selected matches, which is in this case: 4 matches selected - 4 singles, 6 doubles, 4 triples and 1 quadruple possible.


Lucky 31

A lucky 31 is 31 bets including 5 betting choices in different events. The bets include 5 singles, 10 doubles, 10 triples, 5 quadruple and a accumulator. If only a selection wins, earnings are reinvested to double the probability.

If the 5 selections win, a bonus of 15% is added to the total earnings. To qualify for bonus, all selections must be winners (void or rider). For each bet, the earning consolation is obtained only on the part of the winning bet.

Note: Out of 5 games selected, if the player places a € 1 bet on the Lucky 31, 31 € will be debited from his account. Indeed, the bettor actually bets on the number of possible multiple matches with the selection, which is in this case: 5 games selected - 5 singles, 10 doubles, 10 triples, 5 quadruples and an accumulator possible.


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Margin

Also called winning margin, this bet is to bet on the difference between goals scored between two teams during the same match. It concerns determining who will win the match and the goal difference. Therefore, the bet focuses on two events.


Rising Method

The rising method is a strategy game whose goal is to recover at least the bet on a large number of bets and to recover at least his bet. An example of the rising method: the great martingale.

This is to bet on events whose odds are greater than 2 and doubling it in case of a loss. Thus, if the bettor loses five bets but he wins the sixth, he recovers all of his previous loses and makes a slight profit.

See different methods of bets in the FAQ section.


Multiple

Also called the combination bet. The multiple bet is to bet on several simultaneous predictions. If the bet is won all predictions must be correct. Therefore, if one of the results loses, your combination does also. The earnings are defined according to different odds.


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Odds (or odd ratio)

The odds correspond to the earnings in the event of a winning bet. The lower the odds, the higher the probability of occurrence. That is why the favourite (the one who is most likely to win) generally has the lowest odds. Inversely, there are outsiders who have higher odds.
See Odds in the FAQ section.


Odds theory (or true odds)

The theoretical odds represent the real side of a real event (probability) in the case where the online betting site (bookmaker or sports betting sites) does not take a margin.

These odds are important in calculating the Value bet.

See the Detection of Value Bets chart on Wincomparator.


Odd / Even

The odd / even bet is to predict if the sum total of goals in a game will be odd or even.


Outsider

The outsider is the team or the player who has the least chance of winning the match. This team has higher odds when compared to his opponent.


Over

The over bet is to bet on total goals in a sporting event. To bet with an "Over" bet means to forecast over a certain number of goals. For example: An over bet set at 2.5. If only two goals are scored the bet is lost if more than a minimum of three goals are scored the bet is won.


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Patent

A patent corresponds to 7 bets on 3 selections in various sporting events. The bet includes a simple bet for each selection and 3 doubles and 1 triple. One requires a winning selection to win. Your earnings will be determined by the sum of the product from different odds determined, multiplied by your bet. Note: On 3 matches selected, if you bet 1 € on a patent, 7 € will be charged to your account. In fact, you actually bet on the number of possible multiples with selected matches, which is in this case: 3 matches selected - 3 singles, 3 doubles and 1 triple possible.


Plus / Minus (Over / Under)

The Over / Under bet is to bet on total goals of a sporting event. The "Plus" bet means forecasting over a number of goals or points, the "Less" bet is therefore forecasting on less than a certain number of goals or points. Example: A Plus / Less bet fixed at 2.5 for a football match. The Plus bet is a winner if at least three goals are scored and is a loser if two goals or less are scored during the meeting. The Under bet is a winner if a maximum of two goals are scored but it is lost if three or more goals are scored.


Point / No Point

The Point / No Point bet is to predict on the fact that one of two teams in a sporting event will not score a goal or point. Note that a tie is not foreseen for this type of betting.


Probability

The probability is the percentage chance of winning the bet.


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Double Result

The Double bet is to give two predictions on the same event. That is why it is called 1x2, Double luck, luck, Mi-Temps, End of game. The double bet may also apply for the results at half time.


Rising Method

The rising method is a strategy game whose goal is to recover at least the bet on a large number of bets and to recover at least his bet. An example of the rising method: the great martingale.

This is to bet on events whose odds are greater than 2 and doubling it in case of a loss. Thus, if the bettor loses five bets but he wins the sixth, he recovers all of his previous loses and makes a slight profit.

See different methods of bets in the FAQ section.


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Simple

Or the simple bet. The simple bet is the most common form of betting. It is to bet on the result of a single sport event (victory, draw, defeat). The sports betting tips should be just to win.


Correct Score

The correct score bet is called the exact score. It is to focus on the final score of a match.


Specials

The Special bet is to predict specific events on a match. This type of betting is also known as Match Specials.


Sports Betting site

The sports betting site is also known as Bookmaker. It is a company that offers the opportunity to bet on different sports. It is the sports betting site, which sets the odds. When the bettor wins his bet, he is paid by the bookmaker, if he loses, it is the sports betting site that cashes in. WinComparator gives you the opportunity to consult its selection of online bookmakers.


Sportsbook

The Sportsbook corresponds to the range of sports on which sports betting site (bookmaker or betting site online) offers the opportunity to bet.


Spread betting

The spread betting bet is to bet on the number of aspects that will be held at a sporting event. On a betting site (bookmaker or sports betting sites), the bettor predicts that the total he thinks is right, will be just below or above a certain level represented by a range from the on line betting site ( bookmaker or sports betting sites).

See more details on the Spread betting bet in FAQ.


Super Yankee

A Super Yankee consists of betting on 26 matches on 5 selections in different events. The bet has 10 doubles, 10 triples, 5 accumulators 4 parts and an accumulator. At least 2 selections must win to generate earnings. The earnings will be determined by the sum of the product from different odds determined, multiplied by your bet.

Note: Out of 5 games selected, if the bettor places € 1 on the Super Yankee, 26 € will be debited from his account. Indeed, he actually bets on the number of possible multiples with selected matches, which is in this case: 5 selected games - 10 doubles, 10 triples, 5 accumulators, and 4 parts and a accumulator possible.


Super Heinz

A Super Heinz corresponds to 120 bets on 7 selections in different events. The bet has 21 doubles, 35 triples, 35 accumulators 4 parts, 21 parts accumulators 5, 7 accumulators 6 parts and an accumulator. At least 2 selections must win to generate earnings. The earnings will be determined by the sum of the product from different odds determined, multiplied by the bet.

Note: On 7 matches selected, if the bettor places € 1 on the Super Heinz, 120 € will be debited from his account. Indeed, he actually bets on the number multiples possible with selected matches, which is in this case: 7 selected games - 21 doubles, 35 triples, 35 accumulators / 4 parts, accumulators 21 / 5 parts, 7 accumulators / 6 parts and an accumulator.


Surebet

The Surebet is a method which ensures its bet with a zero risk, because it is a winner every time.

See the Surebet calculator from WinComparator and its explanation in the FAQ section (surebet definition).


System Bet

The system bet is like a multiple bet but which differs from the latter by the fact that if all the events on which the bettor has bet are not winners, earnings can be possibly won. The number of minimum winning selections to win depends on the structure of the bet chosen. The system bet is composed of a simple bet and / or combining several events simultaneously. Every single bet or wager combining a system bet is called a line.

There are different types of System bets: Trixie, Yankee, Super Yankee, Heinz, Super Heinz, Goliath.


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Triple

Triples operate under the same principle that doubles do except that the selections are linked by 3. So when you make triple bets from 5 selections, you place 10 bets (10 triples possible with 5 games) and win from 3 good outcomes. The earnings will be determined by the sum of the product from different odds determined, multiplied by the bet.

Note: Out of 5 games selected, if the bettor places a € 1 bet on the triple, 10 € will be charged. Indeed, he actually bet on the number of triples possible with the games selected, which is in this case: 5 selected games - 10 triples possible.


Trixie

A Trixie correponds to 4 bets on 3 selections in different events. The bet includes 3 doubles and 1 triple with at least 2 of the 3 selections wining to generate earnings. The earnings will be determined by the sum of the proceeds from different odds determined, multiplied by his bet.

Important: On 3 matches selected, if the bettor places 1 € on the Trixie, 4 € will be debited from his account. Indeed, he actually bets on the number of multiples possible with games selected, which is in this case: 3 matches selected - 3 doubles and 1 triple possible.


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Underdog

The Underdog also called the Outsider. The Underdog is the team or the player who has the least chance of winning the match. It has higher odds compared to its opponent.


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Value Bet

The bet Value Bet, is a method of betting based on the identification of scores poorly evaluated by an online betting site (Bookmaker or sports betting sites). In this method, the bettor uses his own calculations of probability. He bets only where he has found an error in judgement by an online betting site (Bookmaker or sports betting site).

If ODDS x EVALUATION / 100> 1 then there is a Value Bet. The greater the result of this formula, the greater the value Bet.

See the automatic calculator Value Bet on WinComparator and its explanation in the FAQ section.


Virtual account

The virtual account is the account that the bettor has on an online betting site (bookmaker or sports betting site) or the account on a money transfer site.


Home team / Visiting team

The team that plays at home is the first odd ratio. The second odd ratio corresponds to the visiting team.


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When First Goal

The first goal bet is to predict how long the interval will be for the first goal to be scored.


Winner

The winner bet is to predict the winner in a long-term event. This type of bet is also called Win / Specials, long term bet, OutRight, Winner / Placed. This type of betting is to bet on the winner of an event where ratings remain fixed.


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X

It is abbreviation indicating that there is no score or null game.


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Yankee

A Yankee corresponds to 11 bets on 4 selections in different events. The bet has 6 doubles, 4 triples and a accumulator. At least 2 selections must win to generate a win result.

The earnings will be determined by the sum of product from different determined odds, multiplied by the bet.

Note: On 4 games selected, if the bettor bets € 1 on the Yankee, 11 € will be charged to his account. Indeed, he actually bets on the number of possible multiples possible in selected matches, which is in this case: 4 matches selected - 6 doubles, 4 triples and 1 accumulator possible.