RSA Chase 2020 Offer – Genting Bet

It’s Day 2 of the Cheltenham Festival 2020 on Wednesday and you don’t want to miss this Genting Bet offer! Simply place a single bet of £10.00+ on the RSA Chase and get a £10.00 free bet if our selection loses and Champ wins the race. Translated into matched betting terms, this gives us a potential profit of £7.16 and here’s how…

Key Terms:

  • We must place a single bet of £10.00+ or £10.00 each way on the RSA Chase.
  • Our bet must be placed before 14:10 (race-off) on Wednesday 11th March 2020.
  • If our first bet loses and Champ wins, we’ll get a £10.00 free bet.

Qualifying Bet:

If you’re unsure about how to place qualifying bets, check out my Qualifying Bet Strategy page for a walk-through guide on how they should be done.

For our qualifying bet, we need to back and lay any horse other than Champ.

Having looked at the odds available, we could place our qualifying bet on Copperhead.

At the time of writing, laying our bet at Smarkets gives us the smallest qualifying loss.

If you’re not yet signed up, Smarkets are currently offering a £10.00 welcome bonus for new customers.

Banner showing the £10 welcome bonus offer from Smarkets

Banner showing the £10 welcome bonus offer from Smarkets

We can calculate our lay stake using my matched betting calculator…

Back Bet (Bookie)

%

Lay Bet (Betting Exchange)

%

Min £
Max £
Lay stake required: £
Bookie
Exchange
Cashback
Total
If back (bookie) bet wins
£
£
£
= £
If lay (exchange) bet wins
£
£
£
= £
Total profit: £

Optimal Underlay

Lay stake required: £
Exchange liability: £

If back (bookie) bet wins: £
If lay (exchange) bet wins: £

Optimal Overlay

Lay stake required: £
Exchange liability: £

If back (bookie) bet wins: £
If lay (exchange) bet wins: £

As you can see, the calculator tells us that our lay stake should be £9.35…

Genting Bet logo

Place £10.00 on Copperhead @ 5.50 = Potential profit of £45.00

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Lay £9.35 on Copperhead @ 5.90 = Potential liability of £45.81

Outcomes:

Let’s have a look at our potential profit/loss for the possible outcomes…

Outcome Bookie Exchange Extracted Profit/Loss
Copperhead wins +£45.00 -£45.81 £0.81 loss
Champ wins -£10.00 +£9.16 +£8.00 £7.16 profit
Another horse wins -£10.00 +£9.16 £0.84 loss

So, if Champ wins, we’ll make a nice profit of £7.16! Any other outcome and we’ll lose a maximum of £0.84. Risking £0.84 to make a profit of £7.16, gives us effective odds of 9.52. So, given that Champ is odds of just 4.333 (10/3) to win the race, this is a profitable offer in the long run.

If eligible, free bets will be credited within 2 hours of the race settling and will be valid for 3 days. Free bet stakes are not returned with any winnings.

If you’re unsure how to extract 80% cash from a £10.00 free bet, check out my Free Bet Strategy page for a walk-through guide on how it should be done.

* Champ won the race, resulting in a profit of £7.16 on this Genting Bet offer. *

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