Betting Terms - D

Dead Heat

The result of a race or competition in which two or more entrants finish equal. If your selection dead-heats you receive the full odds but your stake will be divided by the number of winners before your return is calculated.


The return for a single winning unit on a Tote bet.


An multi involving two selections.


A result where the scores are level at the end of play (also known as a 'tie' or 'push' in the United States).

Draw No Bet

A market offered on a match where stakes are refunded if it ends in a draw.


Odds that are drifting in the market are getting bigger. Prices that are getting bigger or longer suggest the market believes the likelihood of that result is worse than the odds on offer.


Backing more than one selection to return the same amount of profit.