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What is a Yankee Bet?

The yankee is a 4 selection wager consisting of 11 bets: 6 doubles, 4 trebles and a four-fold accumulator.

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The yankee is rumored to be named after an American soldier that placed a small bet in the UK and due to the multiple roll-over mechanics at work won back hundreds of thousands.

This is a full cover bet where each selection appears in 3 doubles, 3 trebles and the four-fold accumulator. To understand how winnings change with outcome, stake size and odds most people prefer to use the yankee calculator, both before placing a bet and after the outcomes are known.

Two or more winning choices guarantees a return from this wager.

Yankee Composition

The yankee is composed of the following parts:

PartSelections (1-4)Number of Bets
Double12, 13, 14, 23, 24, 346
Treble123, 124, 134, 2344
Four-Fold12341
Total:11

Last Update: 15th January 2016

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Yankee bet calculator - This calculator works out how much your wager returns by taking the odds of the 4 selections, performing the calculations behind the scenes and then showing the result in the summary section. Everything happen instantly so there is no waiting around.

What is a super yankee? - With an extra selection you can upgrade your bet to a super yankee. This article details the component parts and will help you gain an understanding of what it entails. 26 bets in total, your earning potential is increased significantly, along with your risk and initial outlay.

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