wire room

noun

Definition of wire room

: a room or establishment where bookmaking is carried on under cover of legitimate business

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History and Etymology for wire room

so called from its being provided with apparatus for the receipt of race results by wire

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“Wire room.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wire%20room. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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