you can then enter the stake (cash amount) you want to put on your bet on the betting slip if you're happy with your choice, click the button on the bet slip to place the bet. Since you are placing your first bet and will usually be attempting to qualify for a free bet offer, it is a good idea to read the free bet conditions and requirements before placing your bet.
The easiest way to place a bet these days is to use a betting site or online bookmaker. Ever since the first sites started online at the end of the 20th century, Internet sports betting has become incredibly popular. There are now hundreds of bookmakers on the web used by millions of people around the world.
Say the Duke Blue Devils are -5 (-110) … that means if you want to bet on Duke as a 5-point favorite, you need to risk $110 to win $100. The juice can also be a positive number, such as Penn State -7 (+110). That means if you bet $100 on Penn State as a 7-point favorite and it covers, you win $110.
Trifecta – A bet in which the first three finishers must be selected in exact order. Trifecta box – A trifecta wager in which all possible combinations using a given number of horses are bet upon. Pick (6 or other number) – A type of multi-race bet in which the winners of all the included races must be selected. Pick 3, Pick 4, Pick 5, Pick 6 are commonly used by tracks in the United States.
This means that, whatever sports betting sites you sign up to, it’s very likely that you’ll need to deposit funds before you can place your first wager. Just head over to the banking options, click “deposit” and then follow the onscreen instructions. Place Your Bet
Tell them what you’re betting on: give them the game ID, bet type, amount you’re betting and then hand them the cash. For example, if you want to bet $50 on the Patriots as a 6.5-point favorite, tell the cashier: “50 dollars on 137 spread” (or whatever the correct game ID is for the Patriots).
Sports Betting Explained (basically a Sports Betting How To) in our Sports Betting 101 series for the new sports bettor direct from the WagerTalk TV Studios...
Betting while under the influence of drink or drugs is the easiest way to lose your money. You’ll become over-confident and place wagers you ordinarily would have avoided. Only bet when you’re sober and thinking clearly. Stay Disciplined It’s common for a bettor to get the “urge” to place a bet when they know they really shouldn’t.