tout

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tout

1. 
a. a person who spies on racehorses so as to obtain betting information to sell
b. a person who sells information obtained by such spying
2. a person who sells tickets unofficially for a heavily booked sporting event, concert, etc., at greatly inflated prices
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And they added new security measures would prevent holders of touted tickets getting past the gates.
New legislation which closes a loophole allowing some World Cup tickets to be legally touted was due to come into effect today.