Canadian Betting Explained

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What is a Canadian Bet?

A wager on 5 selections consisting of 26 bets: 10 doubles, 10 trebles, 5 four-fold's and a five-fold accumulator.

Snooker Game

The canadian, also known as a super yankee, is a bet where all runners have equal weight on determining the return from the wager. Very similar to the Lucky 31, the only difference being the 5 missing single bets that would have otherwise been placed on each selection.

Given the complexity of the bet, it can be difficult to predict what effect a losing runner might have on returns. However, you can experiment with different outcomes using the canadian bet calculator.

Should any two selections win, a return is made from this bet.

Canadian Composition

The Canadian is composed of the following parts:

PartSelection Permutations (1-5)Number of Bets
Double12, 13, 14, 15, 23, 24, 25, 34, 35, 4510
Treble123, 124, 125, 134, 135, 145, 234, 235, 245, 34510
Four-Fold1234, 1235, 1245, 1345, 23455
Five-Fold123451
Total:26

Last Update: 6th August 2019

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Also See

What is a treble bet? - Calculate returns for this three selection rollover bet. Suitable for horse race betting and all other sports, it handles a wide variety of options, including rule 4, EW, dead heats and not runners. All selections must win; otherwise, nothing is returned, and the original stake is lost.

What is an accumulator bet? - Follow the link for a football betting example that demonstrates how winnings are calculated with this wager. A detailed explanation of how this type works and advantages it confers to the punter. Requires 4 or more selections, all of which must win to generate a return (excluding each way).

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