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Synonyms for bookie

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


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Officials said the ED team comprising 15 members detained a few suspected bookies and seized 250 mobile phones from them during the raids in Shastri Nagar ( north Delhi), Karol Bagh ( central Delhi) and Palam Vihar in Gurgaon.
The ICC letter which is addressed to Jagmohan Dalmiya, the president of the BCCI, says that Thakur has been socialising with a suspected bookie Karan Gilhotra a few days after being elected secretary.
One of the project leaders from Webelinx said: “When we started creating Bookie, we wanted to make betting available to everyone.
David added: "At one bookies in Dublin they wouldn't take the bet of EUR500 because they didn't know who the guy was, so we rang the bookie we knew for advice.
I'd left my cash at home and the fan knew one of the bookies and went off to ask him if we could get some credit.
BOOKIES have been pleading for mercy after their biggest weekend losses since Frankie Dettori (right) rode his seven-timer at Ascot in 1996.
THE Delhi Police have arrested Chandresh Jain alias Jupiter, one of the key bookies involved in the IPL spot- fixing case, from Jaipur on Sunday.
Kolkata, May 23 ( ANI ): Kolkata Police arrest ten bookies on Thursday from Kolkata, according to media reports.
First, which should come first - a deal with the bookies over quantum, or an agreement between racecourses and horsemen as to how they should divide the income?
I am not saying you should not bet with a bookie, but you should never bet at SP, especially under the above circumstances.
The court also allowed the agency's plea to send the three bookies and two others, including bookie Deepak Kumar and ex- Ranji player Babu Rao Yadav, to 14 days of judicial custody.
For many of them this is compounded by the fact they can only legally bet with one bookie, a government licensed organisation that bets to extortionate percentages.
The only ones who have absconded are the ones who have indulged in spot fixing or match fixing and even that is difficult to prove, " said Amrit Makhija ( name changed), a Mumbai bookie.
Every wan of his horses comes in and he is due pounds 10,000 fae the bookie.
You could put in a bid of two thousand pounds and get the number one pitch, while the bookie next to you might have only bid two or three hundred pounds.