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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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AND FURTHER TAKE NOTICE that any person who intends to object to the transfer of the bookmaking office licence must in accordance with paragraph 4 and 5 of schedule 5 of the above Order serve Notice of his Intention to object upon the Applicant herein and the Clerk of Petty Sessions for the above-named district not later than one week before the date of the Court sitting at which the application is to be made, stating brief1y the grounds of objection.
Bob Holmes, part of a Sheffieldbased bookmaking dynasty, died this week
He'll conduct a bookmaking workshop for adults Saturday, though the program is already full.
Jim Mullen, chief executive of Ladbrokes, said: "At Cheltenham we were reminded of the intense competition, with offers and pricing at levels which, in our view, abandoned bookmaking principles.
Bookmaking shops will not be affected but jobs are expected go in the legal, human resources, finance, technology and trading divisions as the company reduces duplication across its 7,000-plus workforce.
"Having closed bookmaking and betting facilities, we will bar access to gambling for the youth," lawmakers said.
After getting the licence to operate in the state of Nevada and completing the three acquisitions, William Hill will be able to establish its first ever US operation, CEO Ralph Topping said previously.Country: USASector: Leisure/ArtsTarget: American Wagering Inc (AWI), Brandywine Bookmaking LLC, Sierra's Cal Neva businessBuyer: William Hill PlcVendor: Sierra Developments CompanyDeal size in USD: 45mType: Corporate acquisitionStatus: ClosedComment: The deal size is combined.
Publishing and marketing platform Blurb announced on Tuesday a new bookmaking flow that enables Facebook users to turn their album photos into professional-quality books.
The sport's governing body, the International Cricket Council (ICC) has received a report from the Australia team making a claim of suspicious bookmaking activity during the current series.
The group, who also own the Coral bookmaking chain and employ around 19,000 people, were unavailable for comment.
Gala Coral, which also owns the Coral bookmaking chain and employs around 19,000 people across the group, was unavailable for comment.