Lottery Bets Explained
Straight BetsWith a straight lottery bet, you pick one or more sets of numbers. The amount of numbers you choose for each set depends on You decide how many you think will come up in the correct order. For instance you might place a bet on getting two balls correct, and choose the numbers 12 and 39. For you to win, 12 and 39 must be the first two numbers drawn in the lottery. A bet placed on one number is known as a single bet. Two numbers is a doubles bet. Three numbers is a treble, four numbers as a four-fold bet, and five number as a five-fold bet.
Combination BetsIn a combination lottery bet, you pick a set of numbers and bet on how many you think will come up (e.g. five out of your chosen ten numbers will be drawn). If any five of your twn numbers are drawn, you win.
Odds or Evens BetsThere are a number of different odds/evens bets that you can place on lotteries. One of the simplest is to predict whether the first ball drawn in will be an odd number or even number.
Hi or Lo BetsIn a hi/lo lottery bet, you bet on whether each ball will be a higher or lower number than a number set by the bookmaker. For instance the bookmaker might ask you to bet on whether each ball drawn will be higher or lower than 25.