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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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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.
The ACTTAB totalisator and sports bookmaking licences are highly attractive.
A keyboard and monitor bet settler was also found during the search, an item commonplace in licensed bookmaking premises used for settling complex betting transactions.
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.
According to website Cricinfo, an Australian player was approached by a man suspected to be linked to illegal bookmaking at the team's hotel, following their defeat by England in the second Test at Lord's last month.
Albertelli awaits sentencing July 23 for racketeering, operating illegal sports bookmaking and video poker businesses, use of the telephone and Internet for bookmaking, money laundering, attempted arson, use of fire to commit extortion, extortion and multiple counts of using extortionate means to collect debts.
What's of equal concern is the attitude of the bookmaking industry towards protecting their staff.
But at the start of the race meeting the Tote - official bookmaking partners at the Liverpool track - told rivals bookmakers BetFred their plan for pictures with Rummy was being blocked as Aintree had granted them sole rights.
Ireland's top bookmaking firm has paid out more than 10,000 euros to people who bet Al Gore would be arrested.