Definition of bettor
: one that bets
Examples of bettor in a Sentence
Thousands of bettors were at the race track last weekend.
bettors on the horse race have to place their bets at least 20 minutes before the start of the race
Recent Examples of bettor from the Web
Bettors, of course, can bet on the Pacers to win over 30.5 or under.
Fuhrman explained that a casino would happily take a large bet on Alabama against LSU in football, but a bettor trying to wager five figures on North Texas against Louisiana-Monroe might have his bet refused or limited to a few hundred dollars.
Bill’s mother developed a passion for the horses and remains a devoted $2 bettor to this day.
Unlike Macau and Singapore, which rely on foreign bettors to fill their tables (especially Chinese), Japan has a large domestic population with high per-capita income.
The league’s steadfast resistance to sports gambling stems from its fear that bettors might scandalize the NFL by bribing players or coaches to fix game scores to their benefit.
Irish War Cry is going off as the favorite with bettors at his lowest odds of the date.
One bettor solved the 20-cent Rainbow 6 at Pimlico Race Course for a jackpot payday of $185,957.24.
Horse racing: One bettor solved the 20-cent Rainbow 6 at Pimlico Race Course for a jackpot payday of $185,957.24.
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Definition of bettor for English Language Learners
: a person who makes a bet
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Definition of bettor for Students
: someone that bets
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