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

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The Illinois Racing Board can declare this a pari-mutuel bet. Robert Mccoppin,, "Betting on past horse races? Tracks seek OK to take wagers on 'historical horse racing'," 26 June 2018 Card games, casino games and slot machines are limited to tribal facilities in most of Florida, though some slot machines are allowed at certain pari-mutuel facilities in Broward and Miami-Dade counties. Elizabeth Koh, miamiherald, "Here are the 13 constitutional amendments on Florida's 2018 ballot and what they do," 14 June 2018 Whether in two weeks or several years, tracks could have the ability to establish sports betting and hope to draw customers looking to bet on, for example, NFL games alongside their pari-mutuel wagers on horses. Jake Lourim, The Courier-Journal, "Businesses see plenty to gain — and lots of competition — in sports betting," 14 May 2018 The Belmont Stakes brought with it many challenges, the biggest was a pari-mutuel clerk strike, which was important because his exercise rider, Mike Kennedy, was a member of that union. John Cherwa,, "Racing! Seattle Slew is No. 3 in Triple Crown countdown; Jon White’s final Belmont rankings," 8 June 2018 Before the establishment of Northville, pari-mutuel harness racing was limited to county fair programs. Jc Reindl, Detroit Free Press, "Northville Downs, Michigan's last horse track, to become upscale homes," 17 Apr. 2018 Right after a race is over and before the payoffs are posted can be a good time to ask a mutuel clerk a question. Danielle Lerner, The Courier-Journal, "Kentucky Derby betting: All the ways to wager and walk away with cash," 3 Apr. 2018 Until today, pari-mutuel wagering on horse racing has been the only legal form of sports wagering available throughout most of the United States at both physical locations and online. Matt Pepin,, "Here’s how sports leagues have reacted to possibility of legal sports gambling," 14 May 2018 Del Mar uses its technology to process pari-mutuel betting. Bryce Miller,, "Next step for California in sports betting debate: Cash in," 14 May 2018

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1893, in the meaning defined above

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