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Synonyms for vigorish

an exorbitant or unlawful rate of interest

a percentage (of winnings or loot or profit) taken by an operator or gangster


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Most publishers have said they wanted full subscriber data and for Apple to take a much smaller vigorish.
still scab my legs--a kind of vigorish paid for abundant living.
The way they talk about it, you would think some tattooed goon, seconded from a Macao casino, had cornered Lady Liberty and was demanding she pay the vigorish.
By channeling funds through the SREs, local Communist Party officials can select which borrowers gain access to credit on what terms, and extract their share of the vigorish, but the effect on the financial soundness of Chinese banks is horrendous.
His chief macher, Ted Stein banjaxed the airport's vigorish schmear, leaving Hahn tatterdemalion and his campaign shambollicked.