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

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A couple of players were approached through social media apps but they did not respond to the bookie and reported the matter to us,' the PCB official said.
One of the bookies is named Umar and belongs to Bangladesh, said the board sources.
One PCB official admitted, "A couple of players were approached through social media apps but they did not respond to the bookie and reported the matter to us.
One of the bookies whose name is Umar is from Bangladesh, while others are believed to be from India.
Sources revealed later that the cricketer in question was skipper Sarfraz, who was shopping with his family at a mall in Dubai when he was approached by a bookie ahead of the second ODI against Sri Lanka.
com offers highly customizable and user-friendly dashboard settings, a dedicated consultant, a variety of payment options, resources to help both new and pro bookies grow their business, and the best 24/7 customer service in the business.
HAVE you noticed the remaining bank branches are becoming more like bookie shops?
Speaking to M AIL T ODAY , several bookies confessed that the fan following to watch IPL has gone down.
BIRMINGHAM NEW STREET, Bookies 9 Fobts 36 Losses PS1.
With fan unrest and a depleted squad many pundits spoke this past weekend about the St James' Park outfit being dragged back in but the bookies still think with their seven-point gap they will have enough.
In Liverpool, more than PS600m was gambled in bookies shops in the last year, with the highest amount being spent in the poorest constituency.
Primary interrogation of Mulchandani has revealed that his accomplice Sheetal Shah and other bookies Jeetu Tharad, Rakesh Rajkot, Kiran Thakkar and Chirag Maninagar also accepted bets on cricket matches and passed on information to a top-level bookie in Mumbai.
With his arrest, a total of 18 people -- three IPL players, four former players and 11 bookies and their assistants -- have been arrested since last Thursday in connection with the scandal that rocked the cricketing world.
Campaigners accuse the big bookies of siting the machines in poor communities.
The free viewing areas opposite the track have for years been a loosely organised Derby meeting haven for bookies, where they could bet for a small fee and positions were determined by seniority.