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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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Confidence that the bookmaker is running a sound and upright business and trust that they will pay should our bet be winning one.
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.
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.
Mulvaney Bookmakers bet without the favourite as usual on the two races, where Hegarty fielded just [euro]350 and [euro]325.
NORTHERN RACING and Arena Leisure, to be renamed Arena Racing Company, has issued a final reminder to bookmakers yet to return their licences that failure to do so before September 1, or the first date at which they wish to stand, will result in them being denied access to the course until their licences are in place, writes Bill Barber.
ARENA LEISURE has become the second major racecourse group to secure long-term agreement with on-track layers after negotiating a deal with the Federation of Racecourse Bookmakers.
HAVING read with interest the ongoing debate about bookmakers' restrictions, including Bruce Millington (August 18), I would like to suggest the following.
I AM an on-course bookmaker, a director of the Northern Bookmakers' Protection Association and a founding member of the 'gold flag' scheme, although I do not bet at Sedgefield.
"It will harm the very small bookmaker most, but what's new?
We've teamed up with our pals at McLean Bookmakers to offer our readers a FREE PS5 matched bet!
THIS evening's meeting at Ayr is free entry for all racegoers, courtesy of the Scottish Bookmakers' Association.
The only bookmakers in the market town of Haltwhistle has come up for sale.