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bookie

One who collects bets and pays those who win. A shortening of "bookmaker." Back when I had a gambling problem, I practically had my bookie on speed dial.
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bookie

n. a bookmaker for betting. My bookie wants his money on the spot.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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If senior ex-players like him are prepared to collaborate with a bookie to turn the FIFA FAF elections into a public comedy then perhaps all those good people inside the game who are crying out for sensible change in the way FIFA FAF is run, should just pack up and go home?