# What does free bet SR mean?

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## What is free bet SR?

How to calculate a free bet stake returned (SR) matched bet. The bookmaker may offer you a free bet which includes returning the free bet with your winnings. Like before you can calculate the lay bet to extract an equal profit. As an example let’s say the original qualifying bet gave you a £20 stake returned free bet.

## Are all free bets SNR?

SR is commonly used by the bookies in Continental Europe & Caribbean regions, while SNR often in the form of Free Bet is very popular in the UK & Ireland. In matched betting, you may expect to cash out at least 85% and 70% of SR and SNR value respectively.

## Do you get the stake back on a free bet?

You can think of a free bet as an opportunity to place a bet without risk, and get paid out the net winnings on the bet if it wins. The difference between a free bet and a regular bet is that you don’t contribute the stake yourself, so the stake won’t be refunded to you along with your winnings if the bet wins.

## Can Free bets be withdrawn?

No, your Sportsbook free bets cannot be withdrawn, but winnings as a result of placing Sportsbook free bets will be credited to your main wallet and are free to use at your disposal. Your original ‘free bet’ stake will not be returned to you.

## How do you calculate a matched bet?

To find a close match manually for your qualifying bets, simply compare the odds on the bookmaker to the odds for the same bet on the betting exchange. This can seem daunting given that there are so many betting markets but start with the markets below which usually have the closest matches.

## How is lay bet profit calculated?

Free bet – stake returned (SR) formulas

1. a) Profit if free bet wins: Profit = free bet value * back odds – lay stake * (lay odds – 1)
2. b) Profit if lay bet wins: Profit = (1 – commission) * lay stake.
3. c) To work out the ideal lay stake for even profit, no matter what the result: …
4. d) Final profit for the free bet (SR) stage:

## How does bet matching work?

Basically, matched betting involves placing multiple bets to trigger these offers. One back bet is placed (e.g. for Team A to win) and then one lay bet is placed at a betting exchange, but for the opposite result (e.g. Team A not to win). Regardless of the outcome of the event, the value of the free bet is unlocked.

## What does stake returned mean?

This is a bet where the original stake is included in the returns and you get your winnings and your stake back. For example, a £10 bet at odds of 4.0 would return £40 – the £30 win and the original stake.

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## What is my Betfair commission?

Commission is only charged on the net winnings of bets. Losing bets aren’t subject to any charges. Betfair commission is calculated using a market base rate of 5%. Commission = Net Winnings x 5% x (1 – Discount Rate).

## What happens if you win on a free bet?

If your bet wins, your profit will be transferred into your main wallet. The original free bet stake is not returned to you. If your total bet stake is larger than the value of your available free bet, the remaining bet value will be made up of your real cash balance where possible.

## What is the easiest bet to win?

Top 5 Easiest Football Bets To Win

• Goal-Goal/Both Teams To Score (Btts) Highlights. …
• Double Chance Bet. A double chance bet is more like the safer alternative to picking a straight win. …
• Over/Under Goals. Highlights. …
• Minutes To Score. …
• Half Time Bets (Win To Lose Outcomes, Over/Under Goals)