sporting life

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Noun1.sporting life - active interest in gambling on sports events
gambling, gaming, play - the act of playing for stakes in the hope of winning (including the payment of a price for a chance to win a prize); "his gambling cost him a fortune"; "there was heavy play at the blackjack table"
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"He's Barchi, of the Sporting Life Gang, and the fellow that came with him is Skilling.
I had heard of the Sporting Life Gang before, a crowd of hoodlums and criminals that terrorized the lower quarters of Oakland, and two-thirds of which were usually to be found in state's prison for crimes that ranged from perjury and ballot-box stuffing to murder.
I didn't tell you what happened Tuesday night at the Sporting Life Club.
Prior to that he worked for the Sporting Life newspaper and in recent years he had appeared on At The Races.
He began working full-time for The Sporting Life in 1962 and was responsible for overseeing the first Bookmakers' Trade Fair the same year.
This was contrary to a recent Sporting Life report that Kerr desired to be rid of the day-to-day responsibilities of club presidency.
In this session, Baku hosted the European Championships in Trampoline, which became one of the most striking events in the sporting life.
For all that he has yet to add Premier League goals to his impressive CV, Gayle is being backed as a decent each-way bet to win the Golden Boot by punters' bible the Sporting Life.
But for football followers, this is sure to be an informative insight into his sporting life, from signing for Chelsea for a then-record PS24 million, to winning the Champions League, and all while he attempts to bring peace to his war-torn home country, Ivory Coast.
Proposals were made to increase the hiring cost, prompting Coun Peter Hughes Griffiths to claim: "the whole sporting life of Carmarthenshire people will be killed off." Council leader Kevin Madge said he will now seek support for a review.
Sports station KABZ-FM, 103.7 (The Buzz) in Little Rock has formed a content-sharing alliance with Sporting Life Arkansas, a website and print publication that covers sports across the state.
One big fan of Angus' Sporting Life column, he was to learn, was the Queen.