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Full cover bet

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A full cover bet is any bet which consists of all available multiple bets over a given number of selections.

Examples of full cover bets:

Examples of full cover bets with singles included:

The Lucky bets are so named because of the bookmaker's practice of offering bonuses for one or more winning selections; most common of which is 'double the odds' for one winner.[1][2][3] The offering of a percentage increase in winnings for the success of two or more selections in these Lucky bets is primarily to compensate for the compounding of the overround when two or more events with individual overrounds on their books are combined in doubles, trebles and accumulators.[4][5]

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  1. ^ Lucky 15 Bonus structure
  2. ^ Lucky 31 Bonus structure
  3. ^ Lucky 63 Bonus structure
  4. ^ Miller, David. "If Bets and Full Cover Bets". TBR. Retrieved 9 May 2014.
  5. ^ "Full Cover Bet Explained". Frixo. Retrieved 7 May 2014.