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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.

bookie

n. a bookmaker for betting. My bookie wants his money on the spot.
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The local neighborhood bookie can also price discriminate based on the idiosyncrasies of individual bettors.
One of the bookies whose name is Umar is from Bangladesh, while others are believed to be from India.
The bookie appeared to be a Pakistani, the sources said.
"Graduates are looking for ways to pay off their student debt, and with the low unemployment rate across the globe, it's natural that graduates would consider becoming online bookies to earn residual income.
Speaking to M AIL T ODAY , several bookies confessed that the fan following to watch IPL has gone down.
The arrest comes after Gujarat government issued an advisory to police chiefs of all districts to crack down on bookies and bettors.
It was Ajit Chandila, who reportedly told police that he tried to rope in two more players at the behest of bookies who had promised to offer him about C$50,000 for bowling a fixed over.
But it was the decision to auction off pitches, even more than ignoring the complex seniority built up over many years on the hill, that yesterday prompted bookies to respond vociferously.
BACK in the 40s and 50s when money was tight, there was no legal gambling as such, but every few streets around there were the bookies...
But the one big difference between the banks and the bookies is when our bet goes bad we lose our cash, when the bank loses they win because we cover their losses.
PayPerHead (http://payperhead.com), founded in 1997, is the industry's leading per head online bookie software, providing user-friendly tools and the unmatched customer service.
Officials said the ED team comprising 15 members detained a few suspected bookies and seized 250 mobile phones from them during the raids in Shastri Nagar ( north Delhi), Karol Bagh ( central Delhi) and Palam Vihar in Gurgaon.
The ICC letter which is addressed to Jagmohan Dalmiya, the president of the BCCI, says that Thakur has been socialising with a suspected bookie Karan Gilhotra a few days after being elected secretary.
Yet for 11 long minutes onWednesday morning one major bookie was offering odds as if Everton were winning against Melbourne Heat.
Delhi police further rubbed salt on Mumbai police's wounds when they picked up Sreesanth and bookie Jiju Janardhan from a Mumbai hotel.