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CHAT: Czech betting odds

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  • Melvyn
    Goodness, what are the chances of that happening? Do let me know if you have any hunches about the 3.30 at Ascot. BR M.
    Message 1 of 4 , Apr 29 7:54 AM
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      Goodness, what are the chances of that happening? Do let me know if you have any hunches about the 3.30 at Ascot.

      BR

      M.

      --- In Czechlist@yahoogroups.com, "Coilin" <coilinoc@...> wrote:
      >
      > Strange how I made this query on the same day this was happening (completely unrelated):
      >
      > http://www.guardian.co.uk/sport/2010/apr/28/ascot-betting-rfc-decimal-odds
      >
      > --- In Czechlist@yahoogroups.com, "Coilin" <coilinoc@> wrote:
      > >
      > > Hi
      > > It looks like I am answering my own question here:
      > >
      > > http://www.online-betting-guide.co.uk/school/betting_odds_explained.php
      > >
      > > I presume the Czech betting odds are the European odds referred to here? (And that the bettor's stake is included in the odds?)
      > >
      > > MTIA
      > >
      > > Coilin
      > >
      > > --- In Czechlist@yahoogroups.com, "Coilin" <coilinoc@> wrote:
      > > >
      > > > Hi there,
      > > >
      > > > I have a text to translate from a betting office, but all the odds are written in the Czech style :-o
      > > >
      > > > Is there any way of converting them to the English/Irish style of betting?
      > > >
      > > > Am I right in assuming that 7.5 simply means 15/2 and, if that is the case, what does one do with odds like 2.44? Does the latter simply mean 2.44 to 1? And, if so, do you get your original bet back in addition to your winnings? Or do you just get 1.44 times extra?
      > > >
      > > > I would dearly love some explanation of the Czech betting system, because I can guarantee you that if I simply leave the odds as they are most English speakers will be mystified. (FWIW, I have often felt like having a flutter on some football result combinations, but have never done so, because I couldn't work out the odds...:-O)
      > > >
      > > > MTIA
      > > >
      > > > Coilin
      > > >
      > >
      >
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