place bet

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Noun1.place bet - a bet that a horse will finish a race no worse than second
wager, bet - the act of gambling; "he did it on a bet"
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I've been known to place bets while working in a cafe, tabbing over to my DerbyJackpot window when the bell is about to go off," he told us.
THE pressure on university students is set to grow as friends and family can now place bets on the final outcome of their degrees.
Punters are also letting people place bets of 66/1 on Daniel, or 50/1 for Andrew - after the baby's great uncle.
Srivastava said Goenka had said in his statement to a magistrate that he used to place bets for Kundra, and made a reference to Shilpa placing bets " once".
THE various forms by which people can place bets makes gambling a much more serious issue than it has been before, says Oisin McConville.
He added: "Customers will still be able to place bets with lower stake levels online, on our mobile app or in any one of our more than 2,000 shops nationwide.
The company offered customers an opportunity to place bets on new features that may or may not have be present on the forthcoming tablet, including its name, hardware specification and size.
Multi line slots further increase your chances of winning by enabling you to place bets on more than one line at a time, you can even win twice on one spin
The evening from 7-11pm will feature several pre-recorded races projected onto a large screen with those attending being able to place bets on the races.
Using a tactic called "short selling" they place bets on how far the pound will tumble.
Mr Calvert claims that the bookmaker allowed him to place bets when he had twice asked them to close his account and stop accepting bets from him, a process known as 'self-exclusion', as he battled with gambling addiction.
However, gross wins from the group's fixed odds betting terminals, which allow customers to place bets through "touch screen" machines, grew by 12% with average weekly proceeds up to pounds 613 for each terminal, compared to pounds 534 last year.