mutuel

noun

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

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The other measure, bankrolled largely by Las Vegas Sands Corp., would allow existing pari-mutuel operators in North Florida to offer casino-style games. Dara Kam, sun-sentinel.com, 28 Jan. 2022 The other measure, bankrolled largely by Las Vegas Sands Corp., would allow existing pari-mutuel operators in North Florida to offer casino-style games. Dara Kam, orlandosentinel.com, 28 Jan. 2022 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 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1869, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of mutuel was in 1869

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Cite this Entry

“Mutuel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mutuel. Accessed 8 Feb. 2023.

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