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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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Two years ago SIS and RMG did a deal for betting shop rights that kicks in from April 1 this year.
MISS This was not the first time the legendary racehorse had visited the city, he had also visited Cardiff in 1980 when he wowed the crowds who had gathered to see him at Lovells Racing betting shop.
There is already a betting shop some 200 yards across the road from the yellow council notice.
A PILOT scheme helping gambling addicts to exclude themselves from betting shops is to be expanded.
According to Limassol police spokespman Ioannis Soteriades, the minors were inside the betting shop when it was raided by police on Wednesday.
For them the betting shop offers a lift to a low mood for a few affordable pounds.
The figures come after a report from the Campaign for Fairer Gambling last month which revealed an 8% increase in the number of betting shop licences across the region.
Police investigating a burglary at the Betfred betting shop, in Windsor Road, Penarth, several days earlier believe the safe was taken from there, between 6pm on September 6 and 9am the next morning.
The software and operational infrastructure, including the maintenance of the betting book, is to be provided in partnership with Betting Shop Services, a UK licensed bookmaker.
Lord Steinberg founded Stanley Leisure in 1958, a few years after taking over his father's illegal betting shop in Northern Ireland.
The requirements for today's betting shop managers are vast, but there is one constant - the hunger for providing excellent customer service.
SHOCK Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Norton's Coin was not the most appropriate choice to open a new South Wales betting shop.