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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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Ayr managing director David Brown said : "I'd like to thank our on-course bookmakers, and I'm hoping this initiative will attract some new racegoers.
net registration CD will be made available in 955 Coral Bookmakers locations across the UK.
It has not reflected the changing landscape in betting patterns and makes no reference to internet bookmakers or betting exchanges.
When a user places a bet, the information is encrypted and sent securely through a telephone line back to the bookmaker, with users receiving a confirmation receipt on their television screen.
The proportion of takings the bookmaker could expect to pay out would be 95 per cent multiplied byper cent multiplied by 95cent multiplied by 95 permultiplied by 95 per cent, which is 86 per cent.
Orbis's pioneering OpenBet software platform, deployed by the world's leading bookmakers, is a complete gambling solution, with customers able to bet on all channels and all products from a single account, all controlled via a single back-office.
Precedent, such as the name change at Cork (formerly Mallow) and the relocation of the Limerick track, was clearly on the side of the bookmakers from the outset.
The racecard at Shelbourne during the week carried a full page advertisement inviting applications from bookmakers interested in standing at the track from January 1 next year.
Orbis Technology is a pioneer in the design and development of online gambling systems providing the OpenBet(TM) single account, single solution technology to leading bookmakers and broadcasters worldwide.
Five years ago the Racecourse Association, due to provisions in the Gambling Act 2005, said it would no longer recognise bookmakers' list positions from September this year, pitches that bookmakers had spent thousands of pounds buying.
With an agreement to deploy OpenBet to support a new football and basketball betting site for SAMVO, Orbis continues to build on its leading position in the market for the provision of interactive solutions to major bookmakers.
Since contributions were changed to being based on profits as opposed to turnover racing's finances have been more at threat than ever before - mor e so when bookmakers have low-margin competitors in the betting exchanges.
BRITISH bookmakers provide vital job opportunities for young people and women, according to a report on the industry produced by the Centre for Economics and Business Research.