One who calculates and sets betting odds on the outcome of a contest such as a horserace or election.
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a person whose job is to set betting odds
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(ˈɒdzˌmeɪ kər)

a person who calculates or predicts the outcome of a contest, as in sports, and sets betting odds.
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