even money bet

(or Evens)
A 1:1 bet. A $10 wager wins $10.

Equestrian sports dictionary . 2013.

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  • even money — /ivən ˈmʌni/ (say eevuhn munee) noun 1. an equal sum bet by each backer. 2. paying out as winnings (of a bet) the same amount as staked …   Australian English dictionary

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