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a maker of books

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a gambler who accepts and pays off bets (especially on horse races)

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Unless bookmakers and racing agree a levy contribution before October 31 the matter will again be referred to the government for arbitration.
BOOKMAKERS at Ayr came close to going on strike yesterday as they were angry at the closure of the bar under the grandstand which cut off the supply of customers to on-course pitches, writes David Carr.
As a racehorse owner and licensed bookmaker, I see both sides and accept that, 20 or 30 years ago, bookmakers were guilty of robbing racing.
Leon Blanche, of Boylesports, said: "From Cheltenham via Aintree to Punchestown, it has been a great time of it for bookmakers - though there are four days to go in Naas
It seems the vast majority believe racing in Northern Ireland is run solely for the purpose of the SP bookmakers and therefore they are wholly responsible for funding the sport.
Chisholm Bookmakers, Central Place, Haltwhistle, is for sale through Northumbrian Independent Estate Agents at a guide price of pounds 100,000, tel (01434) 321581.
Paul Williams, of 4GiUK Ltd, initially teamed up with former rails bookmaker Stephen Little and Dick Reynolds Bookmakers to conceive Betmart and create the site.
Bernard Albanese, CEO of ISWI, said, "We are very pleased to have launched this unique new service with Ladbrokes, the world's largest bookmaker and a major force in the gaming industry.
The proportion of total stakes the bookmaker could expect to return would be 95 per cent multiplied by 95 per cent, which is 90 per cent.
The platform allows SKY Italia's customers to securely place bets on a range of sports through two of Italy's leading bookmakers, Snai and Italbet, from the convenience of their television sets.
WEDNESDAY'S decision by Mr Justice Gerard Hogan in Dublin's High Court to rule in favour of bookmakers marks the near-conclusion of a saga which originated in 2007 with the opening of Ireland's first all-weather track at Dundalk.
With an agreement to deploy a new sportsbook system and associated website, Orbis continues to enhance its position as the market leader in the provision of software to major interactive bookmakers.
With a big open-race card on offer across the city at Harold's Cross there was always going to be a dearth of bookmakers for the dual Dublin Friday meetings during December.
Their customers can act as traditional bettors, and they can also function as bookmakers.
Johnson was integral to the lengthy negotiations that secured deals between racecourse bookmakers and the Racecourse Association after it had seemed their pitches had become worthless.