The Dutching Calculator can be used to make risk-free profit from matched bets where you don’t want to use your betting exchange to place a lay bet, but rather different bookmakers.
The Dutching Calculator is very similar to the Dutch Matcher calculator in terms of its functions.
The two main occasions when you will use the separate Dutching Calculator are:
1if the bookmaker that you are looking to place a bet with is not included in the Dutch Matcher; or
2if you are placing a live (in-play) bet, as live events are not included in the Dutch Matcher.
In the screenshot further down, you can see what the calculator looks like with all the details filled in.
In this example, we have used a three-way Dutch, which will enable you to place risk-free bets on the 1X2 market using three different bookmakers.
If you wanted to use just two different bookmakers, for example for Under/Over or tennis bets, you would choose 2 selections.
You can also use the Free Bet mode for both two and three selections.
Light Blue Section
Stake: enter your back stake with your first bookmaker here. This will be shown again in the dark blue section underneath under Selection 1.
Bet Type: you can choose between ‘Normal Bet’ and ‘Free Bet’ here.
Selections: you can choose between 2 and 3 selections here, as described above.
Dark Blue Section
Selection: the numbers of your selections, i.e. outcomes, of the match you have chosen. Depending on what you chose in the light blue section above, there will be two or three lines here.
Odds: enter the individual odds for your selections with the two or three bookmakers you have chosen.
Commission: if the respective bookmakers charge the German betting tax, enter 5% here.
Stake: the recommended stakes for Bookmakers 2 and 3will be worked out for you by the calculator, and the first stake is the one you entered at the top in the light blue section.
Return: the return is made up of your stake and your winnings and will be the same for both/all three selections.
Profit: your overall profit, which is again the same whichever selection wins.
Total Stake: if your bet is a free bet, just your second and third stakes are added together, as you are not using your own money for the free bet with Bookmaker 1.
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