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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.
Six bettors who guessed five of the six-digit combination won P207,140 each.
RSOU Agents then went to the area and found Vasquez with bettors in a narrow alley in front of a house.
Two of the three lucky bettors who won the whopping jackpot of Mega Lotto 6/45 were from Metro Manila, while the other one was from Iloilo City.
The survey also showed that 73 percent of surveyed Kenyans who were aware of a recent government suspension on the activity are still engaged in betting, while the profile of these Kenyan bettors was largely male, aged 25 to 34 years.Kenya's mobile-based sports betting industry has in the recent past recorded phenomenal growth aided by the ease of placing bets online or through SMS and paying via mobile money platforms such as Airtel Money and M-Pesa.
Grove said public perception of sports bettors is defined by skepticism and negative connotation.
Following the wisdom of the crowd hypothesis, as the number of informed bettors increases, there should be less biased decisions, which should result in a better ability to predict outcomes in the NFL betting market.
Austin, TX, November 21, 2018 --( SportsJaw is a new sports media company founded by Ryan Collins and Robert Guice of Austin, TX, and is the first social network designed specifically for sports bettors.
BETVICTOR have introduced a lay-to-lose guarantee on every race in Britain and Ireland after discussions with the Horseracing Bettors Forum.
Despite the high odds, lotto bettors nationwide happily part with their money knowing that they are helping the PCSO in its charity mission.
Still, their trades have been blamed for (among other things) driving away other bettors and shrinking prizes for everyone over time.