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- n. Plural form of totalisator.
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Bookmakers 'use of totalisators' published race results and pool dividends to offer or take "open bets" did not constitute unlawful competition, the Constitutional Court ruled on Thursday.
While bookmakers quote odds in advance, totalisators instead pool all bets and divide the money between the winners in proportion to the amount of each winning bet.
The NGB, established in terms of the 1996 Gambling Act, monitors the horseracing (bookmakers and totalisators), bingo and casino industries in South Africa.
Calling for provision to be made for slot machines to be installed at sports clubs and totalisators, he said this could help save the horse racing industry which was under severe pressure from other forms of gambling.
Bets of approximately R3,5 billion a year are placed on horse races through totalisators and bookmakers, and a substantial amount passes through illegal, untaxed "bucket shops".
In the same way, while private bookmakers are not allowed at most European races, the official “totalisators” offer to the gamblers the same outlets.
The race car driver\'s choice for measuring elapsed time and calculating average speed, this Daytona Rolex replica watch is equipped with a sweep second hand, minute and hour totalisators activated by push buttons, and a graduated bezel which acts as a tachometer.