bookmaking


Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.
Related to bookmaking: bookbinding

book·mak·er

 (bo͝ok′mā′kər)
n.
1. One that edits, prints, publishes, or binds books.
2. One who accepts and pays off bets, as on a horserace. Also called bookie.

book′mak′ing n.
Translations

bookmaking

[ˈbʊkmeɪkɪŋ] Napuestas fpl, correduría f de apuestas
a bookmaking firmuna casa de apuestas
Mentioned in ?
References in classic literature ?
Their modest old brown cloth binding had long been a quiet warrant of quality in the literature it covered, and now this splendid blossom of the bookmaking art, as it seemed, was fitly employed to convey the sweetness and richness of the loveliest poetry that I thought the world had yet known.
The group said rivals "abandoned bookmaking principles" at Cheltenham, offering bets at levels that did not make business sense.
AROUND 650 jobs are to be cut at the newly formed bookmaking giant Paddy Power Betfair.
ABOUT 650 jobs are to be cut at the newly-formed bookmaking giant Paddy Power Betfair.
SCULPTURAL BOOKMAKING Students of all ages can get into the act of sculptural bookmaking.
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.
MPs Torobai Zulpukarov (SDPK) and Mairambek Rasulov (Ar Namys) initiated the amendments to the certain legislative acts prohibiting bookmaking offices and betting houses as gambling facilities in which bets are made on specific outcomes that are not known in advance.
As part of the acquisition, the ACT Government will issue to Tabcorp a 50 year exclusive totalisator licence, a sports bookmaking licence for an initial term of 15 years with further rolling extensions to a total term of 50 years, and ongoing approvals to offer Keno and Trackside products for 50 years.
A FATHER and son from Preston who ran an illegal bookmaking and moneylending business have been jailed.
28 June 2012 a[euro]" British bookmaker William Hill Plc (LON:WMH) said today it had closed the previously announced acquisitions of US betting firms American Wagering Inc (OTCBB:BETM), or AWI, and Brandywine Bookmaking LLC along with the Cal Neva business of Sierra Developments Co.
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-November 15, 2011-Blurb announces new bookmaking flow for Facebook users(C)1994-2011 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.
The sport's governing body, the International Cricket Council (ICC) has received a report from the Australia team making a claim of suspicious bookmaking activity during the current series.