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book may ker

  • n  a maker of books; someone who edits or publishes or binds books
  • n  a gambler who accepts and pays off bets (especially on horse races)

  • He cites the case of New Zealand captain Stephen Fleming, who was targeted by an Indian bookmaker in London in 1999: "Fleming is an exceptionally intelligent, capable man, but it .
  • D: And that means you have to go to Vegas with it or a bookmaker in New York City.
  • He quoted one of his 1941 columns: "Secret of the unlimited cash of Virginia Hill, mystery girl who tossed bales of dough around Miami Beach this winter, is a Chicago bookmaker.
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  • Epi Taione in New Zealand Herald
    We are going to enjoy this game. If anything the pressure is on South Africa,Taione said. "If you were a bookmaker you would probably put all your money on South Africa to win, but when we came here our realistic target was to beat United...
  • Wellington Mara in New York Times
    Mara said firmly: "I'll tell you what you can expect from an Irishman named Wellington whose father was a bookmaker. You can expect that anything he says or writes may be repeated aloud in your own home in front of your children. You can believe...
  • Borislav Mikhailov in Gaming Intelligence Group (registration)
    For me there is nothing more natural than that, the Bulgarian licensed bookmaker to be a partner of the Bulgarian Football Union and Bulgarian national teams,said Borislav Mihaylov, President of the Bulgarian Football Union. "Everybody...

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