Betfair 'ACCA Edge' Explained
- Apply 'ACCA Edge' to an accumulator
- Then if one leg lets your ACCA down
- You'll get your stake back in cash!
A lot of online bookmakers offer some form of ACCA insurance, but Betfair.com have gone one better with the launch of 'ACCA Edge' as theirs offers moneyback in cash if you lose.
Instead of getting refunded in bonus bets if ACCA's lose by 1 leg like PaddyPower's ACCA offer, Betfair will actually refund your stake in cold hard cash!
What is Betfair ACCA Edge?
So what exactly is ACCA Edge and how does it work? To put it simply, if you place an ACCA of 3 or more selections and one leg causes you to lose, you'll get your stake refunded.
Obviously you'll need to be a member of Betfair to use ACCA Edge. Make sure you check out the latest Betfair signup offer if you aren't an account holder.
Here's how to use Betfair ACCA Edge:
- Login to your Betfair account
- Compile an ACCA of 3 selections or more
- Eligible bets are highlighted by an 'Edge' icon
- Odds recalculate once you apply ACCA Edge
- Place the bet with ACCA Edge applied
- Get refunded in cash if one leg doesn't win!
This is one of the best ACCA promotions out of all of the bookmakers that we feature, and one that you really must look into if you're into ACCA's.
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Why ACCA Edge Is So GOod
There are a number of reasons why Betfair's ACCA Edge promotion is better than similar deals offered by rival bookmakers, like William Hill's ACCA Insurance. Here are just a few:
- Betfair issue refunds in cash, not bonus bets
- Refunds received straight away, not the next day
- Applies to Trebles and above, not 5-Fold's+
- ACCA Edge available on ALL sports markets
- There's no maximum refund amount
- No minimum odds that ACCA's must adhere to
As you can see from the above list, Betfair ACCA Edge really is one of the best forms of ACCA insurance, and something that everyone needs to take advantage of.
The fact that Betfair issue refunds in cash and not bonus bets, is reason alone!
Betfair ACCA Edge Example
You can probably tell that we're big fans of Betfair's ACCA Edge here at British Bookmakers.
To further explain why we think it's so good, we've put together the following example bet. It shows the potential returns of a 6-fold ACCA with and without ACCA Edge applied.
As you can see from the example above, you wouldn’t receive anything with a normal bet despite correctly predicting 5 out of the 6 selections.
However if you'd applied Betfair ACCA Edge to the bet, you'd at least get your stake back in cash, giving you the option to withdraw it, or place another bet.
So although your potential return is slightly reduced when using ACCA Edge, so are your chances of walking away with absolutely nothing!
Betfair ACCA Edge Terms
While this is a fantastic betting offer, there are a few things that you should be aware of before applying Betfair’s ACCA Edge to a accumulator bet:
- Only available on fixed odds betting markets
- Not available for EW, SP or permutation multiples
- ACCA Edge removed if bet's contain void selection
- Bets placed with ACCA Edge can be Cashed Out
- ACCA Edge voided if you use Cash Out
- Odds with ACCA Edge applied will be slightly lower
Full terms and conditions for this ACCA Edge betting offer can be found on Betfair.com.
Despite a few limitations, Betfair's betting offer is one of the best ACCA promotions going for the simple reason that you get cash back, instead of bonus bets.
Betfair ACCA Edge Terms & Conditions
By taking part in this promotion you accept the terms and conditions. The promotion applies only to accumulator (ACCA) bets (trebles and above). The qualifying period for this promotion is 21:00 on Sunday 11th August to 23:59 on Saturday 31st March 2018. The settlement date of your qualifying acca must be no more than 30 days from the placement date. The maximum stake for a qualifying bet is 25. The bonus percentage you are eligible for increases depending on the number of legs in the ACCA – details in the table below: Legs-Bonus 3-5%, 4- 10%, 5-15%, 6-20%, 7-30%, 8-40%, 9-45%, 10+-50%. Bonuses apply only to the profit made from your first ACCA placed during each calendar week of this promotion. For example, if you place a 25 bet on a four leg ACCA (eligible for a 10% bonus, as per table above) and your winnings are 175, you are 150 in profit (175 - 25 staked). The bonus amount you would then receive would be 15 (150 x 10%). Your first ACCA placed in a calendar week (00:00 Monday to 23:59 Sunday) during the qualifying period will qualify you for the promotion. If you stake more than the 25 max stake, you will only receive a bonus for up to 25 of your total stake. You can only qualify for this promotion once per calendar week during the qualifying period. If your first ACCA placed in a calendar week during the qualifying period does not generate a profit, you will not receive a bonus. Other ACCA bets placed during that week will not count for this promotion. Only qualifying bets placed using cash will be eligible for this promotion. Bets placed using free bets will not qualify. The maximum payout you can receive for this promotion is 2,000. If you cash out of your qualifying ACCA bet, you will no longer be eligible for the bonus. Bonuses will be paid in free bets. Please note free bets can take up to 48 hours from settlement to be credited. The free bet bonuses that are credited for this promotion are valid for 48 hours and are not available for use on the Exchange or any Gaming products. The promotion applies to all sports and markets. The promotion is available to new and existing customers. Betfair reserves the right to cancel or extend this promotion at any time. The following bets do not qualify for this promotion: Cashed Out bets (either partially or fully), bets placed using Free Bets or funds from your Bonus Wallet, bets placed on the Exchange or Odds Boost bets. If you have been sent an email excluding you from promotions you will not qualify for this promotion. You can take part if your Betfair account is registered in one of the following countries: UK and the Republic of Ireland. All customer offers are limited to one per person, family, household address, email address, telephone number, same payment account number (e.g. debit or credit card, Neteller etc) and shared computer e.g. public library or workplace. Betfair Sportsbook promotional terms apply, see website for details.
Not Signed Up To Betfair?
As with all of Betfair's betting offers, you'll need to previously have signed up as a customer at Betfair.com to take advantage of their ACCA Edge offer.
If you aren't a member yet then great, as you'll also be able to claim the signup offer that Betfair reward new account holders with.
New customer offer. Place 5 x £10 or more bets to receive £20 in free bets. Repeat up to 5 times to receive maximum £100 bonus. Min odds 1/2 (1.5). Exchange bets excluded. T&C's apply.
Not sure that Betfair's the best bookmaker for you? Check out the rating that we gave them below or compare bookmakers before you signup.
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