American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. One that bets or places a bet.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Another form of better.
- n. A person who makes a bet, such as a wager on the outcome of a game of chance or a sporting event.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. One who bets; a better.
- n. someone who bets
- From bet + -or (Wiktionary)
“Steve Fezzik, a professional sports bettor in Las Vegas and two-time champion of the Las Vegas Hilton's sports handicapping contest, said he bets on about 50 college football games the day the lines go up at the Nugget, and generally does very well.”
“The nonchalant and lazy bettor will almost always lose their money in the long run.”
“He's probably the most successful soccer bettor in the world," says Keith Sobey, who oversees a London sports-betting academy.”
“An unnamed bettor placed two wagers at the MGM sports book in Las Vegas back in September, and thanks to the Cardinals' World Series Win, now holds winning tickets totaling $375,000.”
“He worried that Paulson would want especially ugly mortgages for the CDOs, like a bettor asking a football owner to bench a star quarterback to improve the odds of his wager against the team.”
“Right now, with an asking price of $60.90, a bettor would risk $60.90 to win $100 if a Democrat wins the 2012 presidential election and lose it all if a Republican were to prevail.”
“Phil writes: caveat bettor: sure, that's a $400 million signal if I moved the price completely to its intrinsic value.”
“Posted June 26, 2007 5: 53 PM caveat bettor writes:”
“Posted June 28, 2007 6: 01 AM caveat bettor writes:”
“Posted June 27, 2007 10: 36 AM caveat bettor writes:”
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