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tipster

n. someone who gives special information; an informer. We got this from a tipster who has usually proven reliable in the past.
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However, I will never forget my first encounter with a racecourse tipster.
Only six tipsters are in profit and all have a realistic chance of claiming the title with just three rolls of the dice left.
The tipster, who worked to land potential new business, alleged that an executive of Microsoft's China subsidiary instructed the tipster to offer kickbacks to Chinese officials in return for signing off on software contracts, sources said
The tipster continued: "I lost an absolute fortune last year backing favourites, following form, trainers, jockeys and lineage.
We really cannot discuss details of the investigations except to say that a caller provided an anonymous tip about a narcotics delivery of someone involved in the condensate theft, and the anonymous tipster on the murder-for-hire plot reported calling after seeing an 888-OIL-TIPS bumper sticker," said Ed Krevit, chief deputy of Midland County Sheriff's office and member of the Energy Security Council's (ESC) law enforcement liaison committee.
He was a well known tipster around the racecourses in the 1940s and 1950s.
The accident occurred in the 1800 block of Saint James Court, according to a tipster who went to the home with a cameraman.
TOP comic Johnny Vegas is turning tipster for this year's Cheltenham Festival, with a mission to break the bookies' bank.
DUBLIN, Ireland, September 14 /PRNewswire/ -- BETDAQ, the global online betting exchange, has launched its own resource centre for tips and tipster information service called Tip Check, in association with Besttipping.
The former BBC Radio Wales racing tipster and well-respected veterinary surgeon was taken to the Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport, but he died on Monday afternoon after falling unconscious.
However, once police corroborated the informant's accurate prediction of the woman's future movements, it became reasonable for police to think that the tipster had inside knowledge about the suspect and bolstered his assertion about the cocaine possession.
All of Ilium Software's mobile applications - including eWallet, FreeWallet, ListPro, DockWare, Keep Track, Recordian, GameBag One, Tipster and PowerTap - are immediately available for the newest Windows Mobile operating system software.
The search began after a tipster came forward in August to say that he believed he'd witnessed a body being buried at the home.
The PM tried to turn racing tipster yesterday in an interview on BBC Radio 4's Today programme.
MARGARET CAITHNESS is the new Betrescue tipster champion.