odds-maker


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Noun1.odds-maker - someone who sets the betting odds based on calculations of the outcome of a contest (especially a horse race)
gambler - a person who wagers money on the outcome of games or sporting events
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Bookies had Abraham the marginal favourite - on last night's evidence you'd have to believe their odds-maker is Stevie Wonder.
The Cook Political Report is considered the best odds-maker on candidates in the U.S.
Finally, Dougie Lawrence, Shawlands, said: "I tried to stick on a bet with William Hill's odds-maker Graham Sharpe on Tim Henman never reaching a Wimbledon final but he wouldn't take it.
We don't expect their present difficulty to last." CRUSADERS are listed at 9-2 with the odds-maker acknowledging: "Roy Walker does fantastic things on a shoestring.
A few years ago one leading odds-maker told me he would happily go 5-6 a goal; 5-6 a miss if the goalie was Mark Bosnich.
Vegas odds-maker Jimmy Vaccaro recalls: "People were betting against Douglas as if he was crippled.
Perhaps Hills, the owners of Sunderland, could lend their trembling layers an odds-maker to give them more confidence!
Compton Eclaire gets 19lb off fully exposed top-weight Mandatum, who could be inconvenienced by a three-way battle for supremacy up front with Nessen Dorma and Odds-maker.
The Las Vegas odds-makers didn't believe experience mattered much when they sized up the John Deere Classic field earlier this week.
The centre-left Labour was rated an overwhelming favourite, both in opinion polls and with odds-makers, to topple the Liberal-National coalition government after its six years in power.
Centre-left Labor, which has governed Australia for only 38 of its 118 years as a federation, was rated an overwhelming favorite, both in opinion polls and with odds-makers, to topple the conservative Liberal-National coalition government after its six years in power, AP reported.
Anthony Van Dyck was cut to 8-1 (from 14s) by leading odds-makers behind the favourite Sir Dragonet (4-1), Too Darn Hot (9-2) and Japan (7-1).