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Sports Explained: Glossary 1, 2, 3...

Sportsbook Glossary: 1,2,3, all Number

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2 and 3 Ball Golf betting that involves predicting a player from a group of 2 or 3 to shoot the lowest score. 5 Fold When preceded by a number, a fold indicates the number of selections in a multiple bet. A 7-fold would be a multiple with 7 selections, all of which must win for the wager to be successful.
Sports Explained: Glossary A

Sportsbook Glossary: Aa

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Action A wager of any kind. Accountant Term used by some betting fans for bookmaker (bookie). Across the Board Method of wagering on a horse to win, place and show…
Sports Explained: Glossary B

Sportsbook Glossary: Bb

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Back Door Cover When a team comes back to cover the spread when it seemed unlikely. Te term is also used when a team usually out of the game scores meaningless points to cover the spread. Backed Team A team on which lots of bets have been placed…
Sports Explained: Glossary C

Sportsbook Glossary: Cc

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Canadian Line A combination point spread and money line in hockey. Civil War American college football rivalry game played annually in Oregon, between the Ducks of the University of Oregon in Eugene and the Beavers of Oregon State University in Corvallis…
Sports Explained: Glossary D

Sportsbook Glossary: Dd

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Daily Double Horse Racing A betting type similar to a parlay bet. It involves two consecutive races, usually the first two races on a card and the last two races on a card. You must pick the winner of the first race and the winner of the next race. Dead Heat A dead heat refers to an outcome where two competitors are tied for the same position….
Sports Explained: Glossary E

Sportsbook Glossary: Ee

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strong>Each Way A two part bet, one part on the selection to win, the second part on the selection to place. The place part will be settled at the each way terms of the event, e.g. 1/4 of the odds. Eagle Golf Eagle means scoring two under par (-2)…
Sports Explained: Glossary F

Sportsbook Glossary: Ff

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Face-Off Ice Hockey A face-off is the method used to begin play in ice hockey and some other sports. The two teams line up in opposition to each other, and the opposing skaters attempt to gain control of the puck after it is dropped between their sticks by an official. Face-offs are generally handled by centres…
Sports Explained: Glossary G

Sportsbook Glossary: Gg

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Goal Goal refers to a method of scoring in many sports, including handball, hockey, soccer, Lacrosse). It can also refer to the physical structure or area of the playing surface where scoring occurs. In several sports, a goal is the sole method of scoring, and thus the final score is expressed in the total number of goals scored by each team…