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Why do you get credited to buy shares in multiple contract markets?

 Suppose you have 5 contract "Buy Nos" under one market. 4 out of 5 will "win". You buy 500 shares in one contract (say A1) and you get debited. Then you buy 500 shares in another contract (say A2) under the same market; however this time you get credited because linked contract pricing is based on risk calculation - you moved to a position with lower risk so you get credited. What I don't understand is why you get paid to do this (to buy A2). If you "lose" A2 and win A1 you essentially lose nothing, right? Because you got credited instead of debited, you essentially give up nothing to have a chance at "winning" A2. Someone please explain this, I must be missing something.

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