This strategy is very similar to the Martingale strategy, which implies a constant increase in the rate by half in relation to the previous one, and so on until the rate wins. One of the differences between the plus 60 percent strategy from Martingale is that the maximum number of bets is limited here, namely, if five raise bets in a row are lost, then the bankroll will be lost. There are also other differences, which will be shown below.
The essence of the strategy plus 60 percent
The strategy plus 60 percent got this name due to the fact that if a bettor makes three bets a day (about 90 per month) during a month, and on average every third bet is winning, then the bank will increase approximately by 60 percent.
A special feature is that bets with this strategy are made on events with a coefficient equal to 1.7-1.8 (in rare cases, it is allowed to bet on a coefficient of 2 or higher), since with this coefficient the probability of winning is on average higher than 50 percent. Thus, the chance of losing five bets in a row, based on the theory of probability, is approaching a minimum.
But immediately you need to pay attention to the fact that the probability of losing still exists and if the proceeding is unsuccessful, the entire bankroll is lost, and the winnings, although regular, are usually not large. Therefore, most experienced bettors rarely resort to the plus 60 percent strategy.
How to apply the plus 60 percent strategy
To apply the strategy in practice, the entire bank must be decomposed into interest. So, the first bet should be equal to 1 percent of the bank, the second – 4, the third – 9, the fourth – 24, the fifth – 62. After determining the bet amounts, you should consistently place bets on sports events until the bet wins. After winning, for example, the fourth bet, you need to return to the original value.
An example of a strategy game
For clarity, let’s take a look at a specific example. For example, the bank is 400 conventional units (hereinafter – conventional units).
Then 1 percent of this amount is equal to $ 4. (the size of the first rate), 4 percent – $ 16, 9 percent – $ 36, 24 percent – $ 96, and 62 percent – $ 248. Let’s say the first two bets are lost, the third bet won, and the odds for this event were two. Thus, the winning amount is $ 16. (36 * 2 = 72; 72-36-16-4 = 16).
If the first bet wins right away, then you need to go back to the size of the first bet, since, based on the theory of probability, the risk increases that several next bets may turn out to be losing, and there simply may not be enough money to cover the next failures.
This strategy is difficult to use from a psychological point of view. So, if the four previous bets turned out to be unsuccessful, then in this case you need to bet 62 percent of your entire pot and the chances of losing the entire pot become approximately 50 to 50.
Should you trust the +60 percent strategy?
There are opposing betters’ opinions on the strategy plus 60 percent. Some believe that it is easy to make money on it, while others, on the contrary, are skeptical about it and note the risk of losing the entire bank. Everyone decides for himself the advisability of using one or another strategy, but in any case, there is a risk of losing in sports betting, therefore, you need to approach the plus 60 percent strategy with caution, carefully select matches and events, and never bet all your savings.