Definition of 'bookmaker'
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In civilian life he slipped back into crime working as a street bookmaker before betting shops were legalised. Times, Sunday Times (2017)This deal would make the company Britain's biggest bookmaker by number of shops. The Sun (2016)Yet all the big bookmakers have pitched their line far higher. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Yet they are still favourites at all bookmakers. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He was a consultant to online bookmakers and gambling sites. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Is this something that bookmakers might perhaps take a view on? Times, Sunday Times (2010)It was the first bookmaker to pay out early. The Sun (2013)Bookmakers reported different degrees of pain from the accumulator. Times, Sunday Times (2012)And it is exactly what the bookmakers are betting on. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The biggest bookmakers admit they are taking more online than through the shops. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The only certainty about racing is that bookmakers make money. Times, Sunday Times (2006)But now they are turning to online bookmakers to help them predict their political fortunes. Times, Sunday Times (2012)How many bookmakers are considering paying up now? Times, Sunday Times (2010)And that leads to smaller bookmaker profits and reduced funding for racing and so on and so on. The Sun (2011)In fact, it is joined in its joyful confidence by other leading bookmakers. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Last night the same bookmaker was offering odds of 8-1. Times, Sunday Times (2010)According to legend, many bookmakers failed to take a single bet on the challenger. Times, Sunday Times (2015)No British bookmakers were taking bets as the game progressed. Times, Sunday Times (2008)All leading online bookmakers offer the Scoop6. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Spreadex, the online bookmaker, has reported record profits. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'bookmaker'
British English: bookmaker NOUN
A bookmaker is a person whose job is to take your money when you bet and to pay you money if you win.
Definition of bookmaker from the Collins English Dictionary
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