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one who makes a wager: The bettor goes to Las Vegas as often as he can. Some words with the prefix bi- have no standard usage and need to be qualified whenever they are used. For instance, if you called for a biweekly meeting, you’d have to explain whether you meant two times a week or every other week.
Not to be confused with:
better – more useful, desirable or suitable: This is a much better choice.
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also bet·ter  (bĕt′ər)
One that bets or places a bet.
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or bet•ter

(ˈbɛt ər)

a person who bets.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bettor - someone who betsbettor - someone who bets      
taker - one who takes a bet or wager
caller - the bettor in a card game who matches the bet and calls for a show of hands
gambler - a person who wagers money on the outcome of games or sporting events
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also better
One who bets:
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References in classic literature ?
de Busigny, the dragoon, the Swiss, and the fourth bettor.
When the pool grows, say because of the activities of a computer-assisted bettor, the house immediately benefits.
It should be noted that in parimutuel betting markets, odds are automatically driven by betting volume, so biases are a direct consequence of bettor actions.
Clotfelter and Cook [1989] offer several explanations of bettor behavior and use responses from surveys of players to back up their hypotheses.
The whopping P210 million jackpot of Grand Lotto 6/55 was won by a lone bettor, the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) said.
One lucky bettor from Laguna province bagged the P49-million jackpot for the Ultra Lotto 6/58 of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO).
The second bettor is more optimistic about future bets than the first.
If a bettor placed a bet $100 on Miss Arida to win the Miss Universe title today then the bettor gets a payout of $300.
(2) We wish to note these data contain a single season for the NBA and NHL, which we believe will shed insight on how bettors behave, but may still be too short a time frame to capture all of the intricacies of bettor behavior.
The Ultra Lotto 6/58 was last won in May, when an Olongapo City bettor hit a jackpot of P72.1 million.
A police officer then posed as a bettor and gave Vasquez P100 in bet money.
For decades, the faces of the American sports bettor were caricatures: a chain-smoker with a curled-up racing form, a bookie sitting in a dimly lit room, a shrieking tout wearing a gold chain and making dubious claims.