Up-And-Down Betting Explained

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What is an Up-and-Down Bet?

The Up-and-Down is a two-part bet conditional on sufficient winnings from the first part to fund the second.

Two Towers of Money

The Up-and-Down is described as an any-to-come if-cash bet, meaning that each part only proceeds if-cash is left from the previous part. Consisting of 2 bets, each with two parts as outlined below.

  • Bet 1:
    • Part 1: Bet on selection 1.
    • Part 2: Bet on selection 2 if sufficient cash is left from part 1.
  • Bet 2:
    • Part 1: Bet on selection 2.
    • Part 2: Bet on selection 1 if sufficient cash is left from part 1.

Types

There are two primary styles of Up-And-Down, differing on the amount staked on "Part 2" of each bet.

Single Stakes About (SSA)

Single stakes about refers to the size of the stake on the second part of the wager being the same as the original stake if there is enough cash available. If there is insufficient cash the remaining, whatever is left will be used as the stake for Part 2.

Double Stakes About (DSA)

When sufficient winnings are available from "Part 1", the stake on "Part 2" will be double the original stake. The full double stake will not be available if the odds of "Part 1" are evens or less. In this case whatever is left will be used for "Part 2".

Last Update: 6th August 2019

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Also See

Round robin bet calculator - An online betting tool that calculates returns for round robins. An if-cash wager that is a popular choice for horse race events.

Single stakes about calculator - Use this free odds calculator to work out returns for the if-cash SSA bet.

Double stakes about calculator - Calculate the payout of this 2 selection if-cash DSA wager by entering your odds and details.

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