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tipster

slang Someone who sells tips regarding the outcome of sporting events, especially horse races, or the fluctuations of the stock markets. He was one of the top tipsters on Wall Street, and because he made his money based on telling other people to sell, he actually made more money when the stock market collapsed. A: "Why would you pay someone for a tip about who will win the race? They have no way of knowing that!" B: "No, you see, this is a tipster who actually works with one of the jockeys, so he's got inside information!"

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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Mitchell, who wrote as tipster Value Scope for the Mirror, had been battling cancer for more than a year and was a popular individual within the newspaper.
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The journey to uncovering the trusted tipster from Russia took him 4years of falling into the hands of scammers.
Earlier this week, a tipster said that the Sony may change the names of the highly-reported Xperia XA3 and Xperia XA3 Ultra phones to Xperia 10 and Xperia 10 Plus.
Serial tipster Ice Universe shared the 25-second teaser clip by Samsung, playing on the #10yearchallenge.
However, I will never forget my first encounter with a racecourse tipster. It was my first visit to Cheltenham in 1954 the year that Four Ten won the Gold Cup.
The tipster continued: "I lost an absolute fortune last year backing favourites, following form, trainers, jockeys and lineage.
Once a reward has been agreed upon, the tipster contacts the Crime Stoppers Coordinator to arrange for the pick up which takes place at an off-site location not staffed by police or Crime Stoppers personnel.
THE letter (Mail, July 2) asking about who remembered the tipster brought back memories for me.
Be it strange, extraordinary or useful, we'd love you to come on board as a NSWNA tipster. We are also seeking closet film buffs to share with other nurses their views on the movies they love and hate.
COMIC Johnny Vegas is turning tipster for this year's Cheltenham Festival, with a mission to break the bookies' bank.
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.
Price spent nearly pounds 750,000 on three tipsters - half a million going to two advisers in Brighton and another pounds 215,000 on an unknown third tipster.
Anonymous tips alone seldom demonstrate the tipster's basis of knowledge or veracity, unlike tips received by police from known informants whose reputation can be assessed and can be held responsible if the allegations turn out to be fabricated.