wager on

wager on someone or something

to bet on someone or something. I wouldn't want to wager on the outcome. I'll wager on Bill, the fastest runner in town.
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wager something on someone or something

to bet a certain amount of money on someone or something. I'll wager twenty bucks on you. I would never wager anything on that horse!
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wager on

v.
1. To place a wager of some amount on some event: I wagered $10 on the first race of the evening.
2. To place a wager of some amount on some participant in an event: I wagered $10 on the Detroit Tigers.
3. To place a wager or bet on some event: I wagered on the last race of the evening but lost.
4. To place a wager or bet on some participant in an event: I wagered on the Chicago Bears and doubled my money.
5. To expect or feel sure that something will happen: You can wager on Chris being late to the meeting.
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We respect our relationships with horsemen and racing fans at CDI tracks and sincerely regret that they may not be able to easily access CDI races on television, wager on CDI races on TVG's wagering platforms, or share in purse revenue generated from TVG's advance deposit wagering and source market fees following the expirations of our current agreements with CDI," Nathanson said.
The new dashboard eliminates the multiple page approach to wagers and puts virtually everything a customer needs to wager on one easy-to-navigate wager pad.
com's website offers members the ability to watch and, in most states, wager on the widest variety of horse racing content available worldwide.
Phoenix Interests anticipates that the launch of BETTY will lead to fans and those who wager on horse racing being able to watch live races, access handicapping data and replays, and of course place wagers from thousands of new locations.
Our own Preakness race day wager totals prove that Youbet offers an increasingly popular way to participate in racing and to wager on races if you can't get to a track near your home," he said.
Members have the ability to watch and, in most states, the ability to wager on vast majority of all major domestic horse racing content via Youbet.
com provides network members the ability to watch and, in most states, the ability to wager on a wide selection of coast-to-coast thoroughbred and harness horse races via its exclusive closed-loop network.
Viewers of the video service are able to wager on the races through Telebet/Dial-a-Bet(TM), a licensed telephone wagering service operated by Penn National Gaming.
com currently provides members the ability to watch and wager on a wide selection of coast-to-coast thoroughbred and harness horse racing, via its exclusive private closed-loop network.
Subscribers, who have been signed and approved by the OJC as authorized wagering account holders, will soon be able to wager on OJC live racing once the Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency (CPMA) gives regulatory approval.