English version

bookie in Gambling topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbookiebook‧ie /ˈbʊki/ noun [countable] informal  DGGa bookmaker
Examples from the Corpus
bookieTheir other great cause for concern is the access children could gain to virtual casinos and bookies.His bookie gave him two months to pay.Ira Sanchez offered a bet and the bookie took it on the nod.I couldn't believe the bookies were giving 9/1 for Leeds to win the whole thing on Sat. morning.But the bookie was already out hiring frighteners and the bet had to stand.