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Round Robin Terms

Example of possible sub-parlays when selecting 5 options


2/5 (Two of Five)

A total stake of $100 on 2 combinations with 5 teams/options turns into a total of 10 sub-parlays for $10 each:

  • AB
  • AC
  • AD
  • AE
  • BC
  • BD
  • BE
  • CD
  • CE
  • DE

If all selections are correct, all ten sub-parlays are paid out. If one selection is incorrect, the six remaining sub-parlays are paid out. If two selections are incorrect, the remaining three sub-parlays are paid out. If three selections are incorrect, one remaining sub-parlay is paid out. If four selections are incorrect, the entire round robin is incorrect.


3/5 (Three of Five)

A total stake of $100 on 3 combinations with 5 teams/options turns into a total of 10 sub-parlays for $10 each:

  • ABC
  • ABD
  • ABE
  • ACD
  • ACE
  • ADE
  • BCD
  • BCE
  • BDE
  • CDE

If all selections are correct, all ten sub-parlays are paid out. If one selection is incorrect, the four remaining sub-parlays are paid out. If two selections are incorrect, one remaining sub-parlay is paid out. If three selections are incorrect, the entire round robin is incorrect.


4/5 (Four of Five

A total stake of $100 on 4 combinations with 5 teams/options turns into a total of 5 sub-parlays for $20 each:

  • ABCD
  • ABCE
  • ABDE
  • ACDE
  • BCDE

If all selections are correct, all five sub-parlays are paid out. If one selection is incorrect, one remaining sub-parlay is paid out. If two selections are incorrect, the entire round robin is incorrect.


Combination & Sub-Parlay Round Robin Tables

    Three Picks Combinations
    Type of Bet Number of Sub-Parlays 2 3 4
    2/3 3 3 - -
    Four Picks Combinations
    Type of Bet Number of Sub-Parlays 2 3 4
    2/4 6 6 - -
    3/4 4 - 4 -
    Five Picks Combinations
    Type of Bet Number of Sub-Parlays 2 3 4
    2/5 10 10 - -
    3/5 10 - 10 -
    4/5 5 - - 5
    Six Picks Combinations
    Type of Bet Number of Sub-Parlays 2 3 4
    2/6 15 15 - -
    3/6 20 - 20 -
    4/6 15 - - 15
    Seven Picks Combinations
    Type of Bet Number of Sub-Parlays 2 3 4
    2/7 21 21 - -
    3/7 35 - 35 -
    4/7 35 - - 35
    Eight Picks Combinations
    Type of Bet Number of Sub-Parlays 2 3 4
    2/8 28 28 - -
    3/8 56 - 56 -
    4/8 70 - - 70