Definition of 'punter'
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He is the only horse punters have been backing. The Sun (2016)The champion jockey is confident he can send punters home happy after winning the last at Kempton. The Sun (2016)Bookmakers don't do that because it would effectively allow a punter to make money from them indefinitely. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You do not toast the bankrupt punter for his horses almost coming in. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It makes no secret of the fact it exists to part punters from their money. The Sun (2007)Three-quarters of punters gambled online rather than in a shop. The Sun (2014)This company allows punters to bet against each other rather than the bookmaker. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This novice hurdle annual is a minefield for punters and many potential champions have come a cropper. The Sun (2010)But the industry behind the blockbusters is ignoring punters flocking to see them. The Sun (2006)The bet required punters to name all six winners. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Remember to use the space to write down which punter has which horse. The Sun (2009)IT'S a nightmare for us football punters. The Sun (2015)It runs sporting websites where punters can gamble online. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The biggest complaint about the machines is that they allow punters to pour in money wildly. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Punters bet with the firm that offers the best odds. The Sun (2015)Prior knowledge of this would allow punters to lay dead cert bets. The Sun (2010)Can those punters who bet on him last week claim their winnings? Times, Sunday Times (2006)But they ended up with a huge crowd as punters flocked into the tent to escape the lashing rain. The Sun (2011)Spread-betters were looking to profit from the misery of football punters by buying the share prices of the bookmakers. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The highest stall will put many punters off but the draw is not as important when the going is soft. The Sun (2014)Much has been written about the expected death of the high street betting shop as punters flock to the internet. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The scheme came unstuck when some punters who lost money complained to the police that gambling was taking place at the course. Times, Sunday Times (2008) Horse racing punters and owners will get good news, too. The Sun (2006)Naturally that annoyed many punters and yesterday Ascot officials admitted their folly. The Sun (2012)As befits their new-found penny stock status, high street banks have become a favourite gamble for punters. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Along with dismay at the indifference shown by public, punters and bookmakers to the lowest grade of racing, there is concern over a correlation with integrity issues. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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