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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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The mega-deal left the bookmaking chain with 336 shops in the UK and 252 stores in Ireland as well as a huge online betting operation.
Prior to enactment of the law prohibiting gambling in Kyrgyzstan, 57 bookmaking and 5 betting offices were registered in the country, including 52 bookmaking offices and 2 betting offices in Bishkek.
The Gambling Commission's regional compliance manager Alan Green said: "The proceeds from unlicensed bookmaking were taken from very vulnerable people who were often drawn into betting with the Alstons in order to clear or reduce debts that had been built-up through illegal money lending.
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.
Bookmaking bosses describe the threat of robbery in their premises as an "occupational hazard", and they refuse to install CCTV because they say it will put punters off.
The poster has caused much merriment in bookmaking circles because the "punter" in question is Mike Butlin, who works for.
UK video mobile network 3 and Ladbrokes, a bookmaking firm, have announced the launch of their video mobile betting service.
BONDGATE GALLERY, Narrowgate, Alnwick, an exhibition of paintings, bookmaking, photography, sculpture and glass work by a dozen artists.
Then opportunity knocks when Shane and his penny-ante friends decide to go into the bookmaking business.
Students were challenged to use the art of bookmaking to make their thoughts visible by integrating free writing and creatively constructed book forms.
Most of the major bookmaking firms will now ditch their offshore businesses and repatriate.
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.
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.
It is not surprising that the University of California Press has honored this volume as a Centennial Book, one of only 100 published between 1990 and 1995 "as an example of the Press's finest publishing and bookmaking traditions.