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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 mob, which was the primary sponsor of major sports gambling for most of the past century, is quiescent and the humble neighborhood bookie faces new competition from sports books in Las Vegas and on the internet.
SHARJAH:Some bookies who approached the cricketing stars in Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2018 through social media apps were prevented from contact, sources inside Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) revealed to media.According to reports, these bookies had ties with an international fixing syndicate, and tried to corrupt the league by reaching a few players on WhatsApp and FaceTime.
Sharjah: The Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) strict measure to prevent anyone corrupting the Pakistan Super League has resulted in an attempt by two bookies to approach the players being foiled.
Sources revealed later that the cricketer in question was skipper Sarfraz, who was shopping with his family at a mall in Dubai when he was approached by a bookie ahead of the second ODI against Sri Lanka.
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GONE are the days when bookies earned in crores of rupees during the season of Indian Premier League ( IPL) over phone.
Primary interrogation of Mulchandani has revealed that his accomplice Sheetal Shah and other bookies Jeetu Tharad, Rakesh Rajkot, Kiran Thakkar and Chirag Maninagar also accepted bets on cricket matches and passed on information to a top-level bookie in Mumbai.
The BCCI last Sunday discussed the arrests of the three cricketers and suspended Gujarat medium pacer Amit Singh who, who during his stint with Rajasthan Royals, was allegedly used by the bookies to fix deals with cricketers.
A bookie on the hill at Epsom, where a row is brewing over a plan to end decades of bookmaking tradition
More importantly for a skint kid, the bookie would always without fail give you a yellow threepenny bit or a shiny silver tanner, depending on the size of the winnings.
The PSL was hit by a major spot-fixing scandal last year when Sharjeel Khan, Khalid Latif and others were approached by bookies but failed to report those advances, leading to bans of varying lengths for several of them.
HAVE you noticed the remaining bank branches are becoming more like bookie shops?