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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gambling

In other forms, gambling can be conducted with materials which have a value, but are not real money. For example, players of marbles games might wager marbles , and likewise games of Pogs or Magic: The Gathering can be played with the collectible game pieces (respectively, small discs and trading cards) as stakes, ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sports_betting

Moneyline bets do not have a spread or handicap, and require the chosen team to win the game outright. The favoured team pays lower odds than does the underdog, thus, it acts mainly as an enticement to take the underdog for a better payout. Sometimes a bettor may couple this type of bet on the favored team to increase ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parimutuel_betting

Parimutuel betting is a betting system in which all bets of a particular type are placed together in a pool; taxes and the "house-take" or "vigorish" are removed, and payoff odds are calculated by sharing the pool among all winning bets. In some countries it is known as the Tote after the ...

www.myracebet.com/support/wagertypes

Types of Wagers and Calculating the Cost of Your Wagers.

www.winningponies.com/help/wager-types.html

Return to Help Index. There are many different wager types offered by horse racing tracks. Below we will define the most common wager types offered. Straight Bets. Win: The simplest bet you can make on a horse race. A Win bet is an attempt to predict the horse that will win the race. If the horse wins, you will collect on your ...

www.kentuckyderby.com/wager/betting-101/types-of-bets

Types of Bets at the Kentucky Derby. The 2018 Kentucky Derby is the 144th renewal of The Greatest Two Minutes in Sports. Live odds, betting, horse bios, travel info, tickets, news, and updates from Churchill Downs Race Track.

www.dummies.com/games/casino-games/types-of-horse-racing-wagers-and-your-chances-of-winning

By Richard Eng. Part of Betting on Horse Racing For Dummies Cheat Sheet. When it comes to betting on horse races, before you even place a bet on a horse you need to decide what type of bet to place. As the bets you can make range from a simple bet on a single horse in one race to choosing the winning horses for six ...

www.gamblingsites.com/sports-betting/introduction/bets-wagers

There are also several that we regularly hear from those who already have plenty of betting experience. Some questions we even hear from both beginners and seasoned bettors. One of the most common of those is “what are the best types of wagers to place?” This is not an easy question for us to answer. It's impossible in  ...

www.thoughtco.com/betting-types-and-terms-1880416

Oct 29, 2017 ... Strictly speaking, placing a straight bet means that you're wagering on the horse to win — period. If it finishes second by a nose, you've lost. But a looser definition says a straight bet is when you wager that a horse will finish first, second or third. That said, several terms relate to different kinds of straight bets ...