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bookmaker

a person who as an occupation accepts bets, esp on horseraces, and pays out to winning betters
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The players, whose identities have not been disclosed, were approached by a bookie through social media websites, according to the board official, who added that the targeted players immediately reported the matter to the PCB.
According to evidence available with the ACU's investigators, the bookies attempted to approach at least three players via WhatsApp and FaceTime.
Khalid Latif and Sharjeel Khan were banned for failing to report the advances made by bookies.
These bookies were attempting to contact players via social media websites.
Dubai -- Pakistan captain Sarfaraz Ahmed was approached by a bookie who made a spot-fixing offer to him during the ongoing ODI series against Sri Lanka in UAE, sources disclosed on Saturday.
Graduates are looking for ways to pay off their student debt, and with the low unemployment rate across the globe, it's natural that graduates would consider becoming online bookies to earn residual income.
But the one big difference between the banks and the bookies is when our bet goes bad we lose our cash, when the bank loses they win because we cover their losses.
But now when there is less craze to watch IPL, the two- minutes gap between live match and telecast time on TV are turning out to be profitable for the bookies to bid for higher rates.
They're good for bookies but dangerously addictive for users.
Bookies reacted by slashing their odds to 7-4 - with some firms going as big as 10,000-1 at the start of the season.
They have arguably the hardest run-in of games but bookies have them least likely of the bottom eight to be relegated.
The Bookies have set up their dens in main markets including Raja Bazaar, Narankari bazaar, Kohati bazaar and Kashmiri bazaar and gambling is continuing with impunity therein on cricket matches.