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Betting over the Phone

Call 13 23 69 (available nationally for the cost of a local call) to place a bet over the phone at the WA TAB.

How Can I Bet Over the Phone?

To place your bets over the phone simply open an account similar to a bank, ring 1300 36 36 88 and enjoy the convenience and security of betting at home, or from work, friend's house or wherever there is a telephone. TABtouch Account application kits are also available at this TAB Internet site, from all TAB outlets or by telephoning Head Office on (08) 1300 36 36 88.

When and Where Can I Place a Bet?

Phone Betting operates 7 days per week from 8am until the last event closes at night (generally around 11pm).

We offer a number of services to our clients, the Internet www.tabtouch.com.au, Call Centre Telephone betting 13 23 69, Customer Service Centre 1300 36 36 88, Sports is also available on 13 23 68.

The TAB offers betting to 'jump' on all races. Bets must be placed by the close of the race. Fixed Odds betting is available until the start of the event. Favourite Numbers closes 7.45pm each Tuesday and 11.00am on Saturday (10am during ES daylight saving).

Placing Bets

We recommend that you make a written record of your bets before you call the Phone Betting centre. This makes it easier for you to read your bets to the Customer Service Representatives (CSR), and to check them when the CSR calls them back to you.

To place your bets, you can call the 13 23 69 from anywhere in Australia for the cost of a local call. We rarely have a queue and the average wait time is ten seconds, this is not guaranteed on Melbourne Cup Day but we certainly staff enough people to get your bets through as quickly as possible.

When your call is answered, immediately give your account number and full name. Before accepting your bet details, the CSR will advise you the current balance of your account. If you agree with this figure then go ahead and place your investments in the manner shown in the section ;How to Call Your Investments;.

After you call each bet, the CSR will action the investment and ;call back; the bet. This is your opportunity to correct any error(s) which might have occurred. If you do not query the ;call back; you are deemed to have accepted the details called back as being correct and becomes a true record of transaction.

When all your investments have been recorded, the CSR will advise you the ;All Bets Total; during that particular telephone call. Before you hang up the phone, please ensure that you agree with the figure given after the call back.

Security

Your security codes are to prevent unauthorised use of your account. Do not allow other persons access to these codes or your account details. Notify the Account Sales Centre immediately should you lose or mislay your account details.

For the protection of clients, all telephone transactions are recorded. In accordance with RWWA regulations, all telephone calls on the betting lines are recorded. Disputes regarding account balances and transactions are handled by the Team Leaders in the Call Centre recorded to RWWA Head Office.

How to Call Your Investments

Meeting Locations

  • Sydney - meetings in NSW
  • Melbourne - meetings in VIC
  • Perth - meetings in Perth (Metro)
  • Country - meetings in WA Country
  • Brisbane - meetings in Qld
  • Adelaide - meetings in SA.

For any meeting that is not covered by these locations (e.g. Canberra) state the actual racecourse name.

Type of Meeting

  1. Races (Thoroughbreds)
  2. Trots (Harness)
  3. Dogs (Greyhounds)

Extra

If there are 2 race meetings on the same day in the same state, one will be designated the Extra by the TAB. To call for either meeting, state the racecourse name.

Pre-Sell

This service allows you to place your bet the day before the race is run. When calling your bet you must state that you are betting on tomorrow's meeting.

Race

Simply state the number of the race you wish to bet on.

Selections

Your selections will vary for each bet type and are explained as follows:

Dollars

The dollars determine the value of the bet.

Calling Bets

Here we explain the calls that are common to most bet types.

Win ; Place

  • Name the meeting type and race number.
  • TAB Horse/Dog number.
  • Number of dollars for place.

e.g. WIN: ;Perth Trot 1 - Horse 2 - $2 win;.

e.g. PLACE: ;Perth Dog 4 - Dogs 1, 3 ; 7 - $1 place;.

e.g. WIN ; PLACE: (Pre-sell): ;Tomorrow's Perth Race 1 - Horses 1 ; 2 - $1 win - $2 place;.

All-Up

  • Name the meeting type.
  • Race number TAB Horse/Dog number together for each leg.
  • Select your all-up formula, unless you want a standard all-up

e.g. ALL-UP WIN FOR THREE RACES: ;Perth races All-Up - Race 1 Horse 4 - Race 3 Horse 3 - Race 5 Horse 8 - $1 win;.

e.g. ALL-UP FOR TWO RACES: ;Country Dogs All-Up - Race 2 Dog 3 - Race 7 Dog 12 - $3 place;.

Trifecta

  • Name the meeting type and race number.
  • TAB Horse/Dog numbers.
  • Amount you wish to spend in dollars.

e.g. SINGLE TRIFECTA: ;Sydney Race 2 Trifecta - 7 to win - from 2 to run 2nd - from 1 to run 3rd - 1 dollar;. (This would pay 100% of the dividend).

e.g. MULTIPLE TRIFECTA: ;Melbourne Race 1 Trifecta - 2 or 7 to win - from 1, 2 or 7 to run 2nd - from the field to run 3rd for 6 dollars.;. (This would pay 25% of the dividend).

e.g. ALLWAYS TRIFECTA: ;Brisbane Race 7 Trifecta - 6, 7 ; 8 - Allways for 6 dollars;. This would pay100% of the dividend).

Mystery Bet Trifecta

Tell the operator you would like a Mystery Bet Trifecta and the number of dollars. It will be allocated to the next race or alternatively you may select a race. There are 7 different Trifecta options available. The default (Option 2) is as follows.

The computer will select one runner to win and two others to run second and third in any order, for 50% of the dividend. The operator will call the bet back, and it is suggested you write the bet down.

Quinella

  • Name the meeting type and race number.
  • TAB Horse/Dog numbers.
  • Number of dollars.

e.g. SINGLE QUINELLA: ;Melbourne Race 3 Quinella - 4 ; 7 - 1 dollar;.

e.g. MULTIPLE QUINELLA: ;Country Race 4 Quinella - 2, 4 ; 7 - All ways - 1 dollar;.

e.g. LEG-IN QUINELLA: ;Melbourne Trot 2 Quinella - 2 with 4, 7 ; 9 - 1 dollar;.

Exacta

  • Name the meeting type and race number.
  • TAB Horse/Dog numbers.
  • Number of dollars.

e.g. One Way Exacta: ;Country Race 5 Forecast - 6 to win from 4 - 1 dollar;.

e.g. Exacta: ;Brisbane Race 8 Forecast - 4 ; 7 to win from 2, 4 ; 7 - 1 dollar;.

e.g. Exacta: ;Country Trot 3 Forecast - 4 ; 7 All ways - 1 dollar;.

Double

  • Name the meeting type.
  • State race number of 1st leg.
  • 1st leg TAB Horse/Dog numbers.
  • 2nd leg TAB Horse/Dog numbers.
  • Number of dollars.

e.g. SINGLE DOUBLE: ;Perth Dog 4 Double - 1st leg 2 - 2nd leg 9 - 1 dollar;.

e.g. MULTIPLE DOUBLE: ;Perth Trot 4 Double - 1st leg 2 or 3 - 2nd leg 4, 9 or substitute - 1 dollar;.

First 4

  • Name the meeting type and race number.
  • TAB Horse/Dog numbers.
  • Amount you wish to spend in dollars.

e.g. SINGLE FIRST4: ;Sydney Race 8 First4 - 2 to win - from 4 to run 2nd - from 3 to run 3rd - from 7 to run 4th - 1 dollar;. This would pay 100% of the dividend.

e.g. MULTIPLE FIRST4: ;Perth Dog 9 First4 - 4 or 6 to win - from 4, 7 or 8 to run 2nd - from 2 to run 3rd - from the field to run 4th for 20 dollars;. This would pay 80% of the dividend.

e.g. ALL WAYS FIRST4: ;Country Trot 5 First4 - 4, 6, 7 ; 8 - All ways for 12 dollars;. This would pay 50% of the dividend.

Mystery First 4

Tell the operator you would like a Mystery First 4 and the number of dollars. It will be allocated to the next First 4 race or alternatively you may select a race. There are 7 different Trifacta options available. The default (Option 2) is as follows.

e.g. MYSTERY FIRST4 - 2 dollars: ;Mystery First4- Melbourne Race 7 for 1 dollar;.

The computer will select one runner for 1st and second and 2 runners for 3rd and 4th, for 50% of the dividend. The operator will call the bet back, and it is suggested you write the bet down.

Quaddie

  • Name the meeting type.
  • State race number of 1st leg.
  • 1st leg TAB Horse/Dog numbers.
  • 2nd leg TAB Horse/Dog numbers.
  • 3rd leg TAB Horse/Dog numbers.
  • 4th leg TAB Horse/Dog numbers.
  • Amount you wish to spend in dollars.

e.g. "Perth Dog 4 Quaddie - Race 4 number 2 - Race 5 number 9 - Race 6 number 7 - Race 7 number 4 for 1 dollar. This would pay 100% of the dividend.

Mystery Bet Quaddie

Tell the operator you would like a Mystery Quaddie and the number of dollars. It will be allocated to the next Quaddie race or alternatively you may select a race.

e.g. MYSTERY QUADDIE - -Mystery Quaddie Country Trot 4 for 2 dollars

The computer will select two runners in the first leg and 1 in each of the following 4 legs for 100% of the dividend. The operator will call the bet back and it is suggested you write the bet down.

Footo

  • Name the team.
  • Name the margin.
  • Number of dollars.

e.g. ;Subiaco - 4 to 6 - 2 dollars;.
;Claremont - draw - 1 dollar;.

Favourite Numbers

Call your required numbers in ascending order.

e.g. ;Favourite Numbers - Single Entry - 1, 3, 6, 8, 11, 26 ; 29;.

e.g. ;Favourite Numbers - Systems Entry - 1, 3, 6, 8, 11, 20, 23 ; 26;.

It is possible to place Favourite Numbers bets for up to five pools in advance and for either the Midweek or the Weekend Pools. Just ask our operators.

Pot Luck - Favourite Numbers Mystery Bet

Tell the operator how many selections you want. The computer will randomly select your numbers for you.

e.g. ;Favourite Numbers Pot Luck - 7 Numbers;.

The operator will call your Pot Luck numbers back to you, and it is suggested you write them down

Handy Information

Racing Info InfoTAB - 1300 36 36 88 (cost of local call, nationally available) For up-to-date information on scratchings, results, tote, pool information and other TAB features. InfoTAB is available seven days a week, 24 hours a day.

What Happens if I Change My Address?

RWWA Head Office should be notified in writing if you change your address or any other account details, in particular, your postal and/or email address.

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