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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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As our high street bookmakers have a completely different business model to the exchanges this should be no surprise.
Bert Logan, who has bet at the track for 30 years, said: "We knew yesterday they had decided to put a lunch in there, but we did not know they would be closing the doors so no-one could have access to the Tatts bookmakers or the paddock bookmakers.
It has not reflected the changing landscape in betting patterns and makes no reference to internet bookmakers or betting exchanges.
We were approached by a number of licensed and regulated bookmakers in the United Kingdom, and chose to partner with Betmart based on their experience, reputation, and clear and compelling business model.
The proportion of takings the bookmaker could expect to pay out would be 95 per cent multiplied byper cent multiplied by 95cent multiplied by 95 permultiplied by 95 per cent, which is 86 per cent.
When a user places a bet, the information is encrypted and sent securely through a telephone line back to the bookmaker, with users receiving a confirmation receipt on their television screen.
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.
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.
Mulvaney Bookmakers bet without the favourite as usual on the two races, where Hegarty fielded just [euro]350 and [euro]325.
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.
Five years ago the Racecourse Association, due to provisions in the Gambling Act 2005, said it would no longer recognise bookmakers' list positions from September this year, pitches that bookmakers had spent thousands of pounds buying.
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.