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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 ED's unit in Ahmedabad had busted a betting racket and arrested some bookies along with 13 other people from a farmhouse on the outskirts of Vadodara in Gujarat in March, sources informed.
Thakur also took a swipe at Srinivasan with reference to his son-in-law Gurunath Meiyappan, who is accused in the IPL match fixing scandal through the letter: "I would request at least now share with me or other colleagues in BCCI the list of suspected bookies in India so that we may keep away from them.
He added: "No jockey in the history of racing has cost the bookies such a sum.
The police are still investigating the case and the role of other bookies from different parts of the country.
A spokesman said 150 people worked in betting shops in Greatrex's constituency, with 40,000 employed in bookies across the UK.
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But it was the decision to auction off pitches, even more than ignoring the complex seniority built up over many years on the hill, that yesterday prompted bookies to respond vociferously.
This bookies was in Brass Street, and from memory if you turned into Brass Street from Summer Lane, there was an entry on the right.
The favourites for the Championship title next season are relegated West Ham, who the bookies believe will be resurrected by new boss Sam Allardyce.
Bookies had been bracing themselves for a massive multi-million-pound pay-out as tens of thousands of punters bet on the Raydale Park side at the start of the season.
Labour candidate Lesley Griffiths was re-installed at 4/5 favourite by bookies Jack Brown after a surge yesterday.