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wager

1. an agreement or pledge to pay an amount of money as a result of the outcome of an unsettled matter
2. an amount staked on the outcome of such a matter or event
3. wager of battle (in medieval Britain) a pledge to do battle for a cause, esp to decide guilt or innocence by single combat
4. wager of law English legal history a form of trial in which the accused offered to make oath of his innocence, supported by the oaths of 11 of his neighbours declaring their belief in his statements
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Then all the foresters were filled with rage, and he who had spoken the first and had lost the wager was more angry than all.
Nay," cried he, "the wager is none of thine, and get thee gone, straightway, or, by all the saints of heaven, I'll baste thy sides until thou wilt ne'er be able to walk again.
Odds are removed from wagering while the offensive team is in the huddle, and bettors can wager as little as $1.
Viewers in certain areas can wager interactively on the races via telephone, the Internet, TVG Mobile or Interactive Television by establishing a wagering account online at www.
LAS VEGAS -- Progressive Gaming International Corporation (NASDAQ: PGIC) (the "Company") a leading provider of diversified products and services used in the gaming industry worldwide announced today that the Palms Hotel and Casino, host of the current live wager field trial for Rapid Bet Live Wireless, has begun accepting live wagers on mobile betting devices.
Advantage(SM) members earn points with each wager, which can be redeemed for travel, merchandise and other prizes.
Currently we are allowing the Brazilian bettors to wager on 10 tracks per day, with the average of 10 races per track, equating to approximately 100 races per day, 5 days per week.
The system can accept wagers from several interactive mediums including the Internet, handheld wireless devices, interactive television, and standalone kiosks.
The ruling negated TVG's contention that Youbet had to accept money-losing wagers in order to pay TVG its full license fee.