bettor bettor  /ˈbɛ tər/


  • (n) someone who bets



  1. I've always been a punter bettor, all my adult life, and very, very interested in sport.
  2. But these mostly attract the small bettor, who is often not worth a bookmaker's time.
  3. At worst, it gives the bettor a financial stake in trying harder to win some games, those on which he has money riding, than others.


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    A bettor playing Gulfstream Park’s races last month cashed a ticket that was almost unprecedented in U.S. parimutuel wagering. He collected $221,677 for a winning combination that cost 10 cents. The wager, dubbed the Rainbow Six, represents an ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Daily Racing Form

  2. Belmont Stakes 2013 Field: Horses with Best Odds in Triple Crown's Last Leg

    The Belmont Stakes’ field continues to be poked, prodded and analyzed before the starting gunshot. As a result, the odds keep shifting. For an advantageous bettor, that leaves an opening to get some juicy values on prime horses riding for the Triple Crown’s final jewel. This year’s race looks as wide open as ever, with five horses slated with at least a 12 percent shot to claim the carnations ...
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report


  1. "I think he should be able to have an opportunity to make his case," McCain said. "The information we have is very disturbing." "5 to 1 odds are great value for the political bettor. These odds I don't see lasting especially if we...
    on Mar 20, 2007 By: John McCain Source:

  2. Asked whether the large point spread would motivate his players, Ravens coach Brian Billick said: "Motivate to make a bet? Or to play the game? I'm not a bettor. I don't know how all that works. Is it a Ouija board or some monkey pointing at a board...
    on Dec 2, 2007 By: Brian Billick Source: Baltimore Sun

  3. "That's what entices the bettor and makes it easier for the student athlete to go out and gamble," Franzese agreed. "Somebody tells a kid, 'Here, put five grand in your pocket and lose by seven instead of 10, and who'll know?' If, some way,...
    on Mar 30, 2007 By: Michael Franzese Source: Newsday

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