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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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To function now, bookmaking and betting offices have to obtain a compulsory tax patent (20,000 som for 1 office).
Iacaboni is scheduled to be sentenced June 24 for racketeering conspiracy, operating illegal sports bookmaking and football card businesses, attempted arson, use of fire to commit extortion and extortion.
"The Treasury wins because at this level of duty we will be able to repatriate our offshore bookmaking operations, so the tax-man will share in all the profits we make on our fast-growing international business.
Hong Kong police said Monday they have arrested 15 people in connection with illegal bookmaking on the current Euro 2000 football championship, involving bets totaling HK$18 million (US$2.31 million).
He warned that without a cut in betting duty - punters are charged 9% across the counter - it was a certainty that the big bookmaking chains would move their phone betting overseas.
According to a statement released on March 29, the deal raised no competition concerns given that neither Cinven, CVC (a subsidiary of CVC Capital Partners Europe) or their investee companies are at all involved in bookmaking or any closely related market; or even any overlaps between the activities of CVC, Cinven and William Hill.
Bookmaking damage was evident even in the replacement copy the publisher kindly provided.
While I can't say I've ever looked at BuzzFeed, the revelations have created a stir in the sport and also in the bookmaking industry.
THE COUNTY COURT RULES (NORTHERN IRELAND) 1981 SR 1981/225 ORDER 48 LICENSING, BOOKMAKING OFFICE LICENCES AND REGISTRATION OF CLUBS PART VII APPLICATIONS FOR GRANT OF BOOKMAKING OFFICE LICENCES RULE 11( 2 ) - FORM 211A FORM 211A BETTING, GAMING, LOTTERIES AND AMUSEMENTS (NORTHERN IRELAND) ORDER 1985 (ARTICLES 12(1), 14(1), SCHEDULE 2, PARAS.
A FATHER and son from Preston who ran an illegal bookmaking and moneylending business have been jailed.
British bookmaker William Hill (LON:WMH) said on Tuesday it has agreed to buy US sports betting firm Brandywine Bookmaking for some USD15.7m (EUR10.6m), in a drive to establish itself as a leader in the particular US sector.
What's of equal concern is the attitude of the bookmaking industry towards protecting their staff.
Ireland's top bookmaking firm has paid out more than 10,000 euros to people who bet Al Gore would be arrested.
The poster has caused much merriment in bookmaking circles because the "punter" in question is Mike Butlin, who works for...
In its last financial year to December 28, William Hill said its bookmaking division increased profits by 9% to pounds 165.5m