bet·​tor | \ ˈbe-tər How to pronounce bettor (audio) \
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Definition of bettor

: one that bets

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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 on the Web That means a bettor could wager $10 on Julianna Peña to win, but if she gets knocked out on the first punch from Amanda Nunes, the bonus will still convey. Xl Media, cleveland, 30 July 2022 The bettor doubles down with a $500 moneyline wager on Golden State. Matt Rybaltowski, Forbes, 9 June 2022 That means a bettor technically gets two chances to earn their first win. Xl Media, cleveland, 19 July 2022 Another New Jersey bettor put $2,500 on Banchero at 12/1 last, positioning for a $30,000 win. Lance Pugmire, USA TODAY, 22 June 2022 To professional sports bettor and veteran advantage game player who goes by the nom de casino Captain Jack Andrews, what happened to Steve is textbook. Will Yakowicz, Forbes, 3 June 2022 For example, a bettor could wager $250 on the Warriors to win Game 6. Xl Media, cleveland, 16 June 2022 That means a bettor could wager $500 on the Tampa Bay Lightning to beat the New York Rangers on Friday night. Xl Media, cleveland, 3 June 2022 One bettor at BetMGM is not too confident in Woods having success this week. Jay Ginsbach, Forbes, 18 May 2022 See More

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First Known Use of bettor

1616, in the meaning defined above

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5 Aug 2022

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“Bettor.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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variants: or better \ ˈbe-​tər \

Kids Definition of bettor

: someone that bets

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