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Recent Examples on the Web In other words, the U.S., frustrated by Chinese behavior, has stooped to Chinese tactics, dictating without due process how businesses should operate—shamefully and inexplicably asking for a vig in the process. Adam Lashinsky, Fortune, "President Trump’s one-man rules for TikTok," 28 Aug. 2020 Trust me, BetMGM factored in the Heats’ O/U record when making their total and still have extra vig on the Under. Geoff Clark, USA TODAY Sportsbook Wire, "New York Knicks at Miami Heat odds, picks and best bets," 20 Dec. 2019 Odds last updated at 9 a.m. ET. Prediction Nuggets 131, Pelicans 109 The Nuggets (-182) are fairly heavy favorites on the road. Instead of laying the larger vig here, look to the line instead, which is a much better value. Joe Williams, USA TODAY Sportsbook Wire, "Nuggets-Pelicans odds: Denver looks for road cover," 31 Oct. 2019 In sports betting, the vigorish, or vig, is typically -110 for spread and total bets. Christopher Smith, al, "Why it’s impossible to win money betting on Alabama games," 17 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of vig

1968, in the meaning defined above

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11 Sep 2020

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“Vig.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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