mu·​tu·​el | \ ˈmyü-chə-wəl How to pronounce mutuel (audio) , -chəl, -chü-əl; ˈmyüch-wəl \

Definition of mutuel

Examples of mutuel in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web An elusive clean trip Sunday puts this entrant right there for all the board placings at a medium mutuel. John Cherwa, Los Angeles Times, 13 June 2021 Rather than provide 40 days of racing to maintain its casino license, Churchill successfully substituted a less expensive jai-alai fronton to meet its pari-mutuel minimum requirements. Tim Sullivan, The Courier-Journal, 13 June 2021 Second, Del Mar’s mutuel handle was up 33% over the 15-day racing season. John Cherwa, Los Angeles Times, 30 Nov. 2020 But normalcy went out the (mutuel) window with the coronavirus. Tim Sullivan, The Courier-Journal, 28 Mar. 2020 Best hand wins and the mutuel determined by the amount of money bet on the winning bet. Los Angeles Times, 4 Oct. 2019 Clearly, the man to know is Del Mar’s mutuels director, Bill Navarro. San Diego Union-Tribune, 17 July 2019 The new rules have resulted in smaller fields, which threatens the industry’s long-standing business model in which more horses means more options for bettors, which means a larger mutuel handle, which means more money to spread around. John Cherwa,, 22 June 2019

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1869, in the meaning defined above

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“Mutuel.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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