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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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John Fox, president of the Scottish Bookmakers Association, said: "The Scottish Bookmakers Association is delighted to be sponsoring the free race night.
net has entered into an agreement with betting and gaming company Coral Bookmakers that will see Virgin.
Bernard Albanese, CEO of ISWI, said, "We are very pleased to have launched this unique new service with Ladbrokes, the world's largest bookmaker and a major force in the gaming industry.
It seems the vast majority believe racing in Northern Ireland is run solely for the purpose of the SP bookmakers and therefore they are wholly responsible for funding the sport.
The platform allows SKY Italia's customers to securely place bets on a range of sports through two of Italy's leading bookmakers, Snai and Italbet, from the convenience of their television sets.
The proportion of total stakes the bookmaker could expect to return would be 95 per cent multiplied by 95 per cent, which is 90 per cent.
By building a site targeted at customers in Europe and the Southern Hemisphere, Centrebet will be benefiting from our proven experience in deploying solutions specifically for high volume, established bookmakers.
However, in this case, Mr Justice Hogan has vindicated the common-sense viewpoint, argued by the Irish National Bookmakers Association, that bookmaker seniority should have been maintained at a venue where the new facilities occupied the same physical location as the old turf course.
For some time now, betting exchanges have revolutionized the market of sports betting in the UK and have successfully competed for a large market share against traditional bookmakers.
Mulvaney Bookmakers bet without the favourite as usual on the two races, where Hegarty fielded just [euro]350 and [euro]325.
Orbis pioneering OpenBet(TM) software platform, deployed by the world's leading bookmakers, is a complete gambling solution, with customers able to bet on all channels and all products from a single account, controlled via a single back-office.
Johnson was integral to the lengthy negotiations that secured deals between racecourse bookmakers and the Racecourse Association after it had seemed their pitches had become worthless.