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  • n. Plural form of bookmaker.

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Examples

  • The only likely options open to the CPS are conspiracy to defraud bookmakers, which is unlikely to result in a conviction because there is no evidence a bet was placed on the no-balls in question, and the offence of cheating under the Gambling Act, which remains untested in court.

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  • In trying to bamboozle potential customers, many services make claims about having scouts all over the country that give them inside information and promise 70 or even 80 percent winners, as if the bookmakers were the biggest suckers in the world.

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  • At the moment, with most big-name bookmakers having slunk offshore, they seem to be winning the levy argument.

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  • The tight end is expected to gain 67.5 yards according to the bookmakers, which is an absurd number considering he's reached the 68 mark just once in his last 10 games.

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  • The people to whom nowadays we give big fortunes, though they include a large number of organizers of useful industry, also number within their ranks a crowd of hangers on such as bookmakers, sharepushers, and vendors of patent pills or bad stuff to read.

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  • But, at that date, playwrights could not well be called "bookmakers," for the owners of the plays did their best to keep them from appearing as printed books.

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  • Financial 'bookmakers' are anticipating the major European markets in Britain, Germany and France to all open more than 1 per cent down.

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  • Why artificially preserve "bookmakers" who act merely as brokers between on-course punters and exchanges?

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  • Brian Turner, Executive editor of Techwatch, told El Reg that the assault is evidence that denial of service extortion attacks are a problem not just for traditional targets such as bookmakers but for mainstream web businesses.

    The Register

  • In addition, the underdogs are a perfect 8-0 against the spread so far, according to the final betting lines offered by bookmakers.

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