off-track betting

(OTB)
Wagering at legalized betting outlets.

Equestrian sports dictionary . 2013.

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  • Off-track betting — (or OTB; in British English, off course betting) refers to sanctioned gambling on horse racing outside a race track. Contents 1 US history 2 See also 3 References …   Wikipedia

  • off-track — «AWF TRAK, OF », adjective. 1. that is conducted away from the race track: »off track betting on horse races. 2. off the beaten track; out of the way. 3. that is not a usual function of railroading: »Southern Pacific…has never had an eye for off… …   Useful english dictionary

  • off-track — ☆ off track [ôf′trak′ ] adj. designating or of legalized betting on horse races, carried on at places away from the racetrack * * * off track (ôfʹtrăk , ŏfʹ ) adj. Of or relating to gambling on races that is conducted away from a racetrack. * * * …   Universalium

  • off-track — ☆ off track [ôf′trak′ ] adj. designating or of legalized betting on horse races, carried on at places away from the racetrack …   English World dictionary

  • off-trackbetting — off track betting n. Abbr. OTB A system of placing bets away from a racetrack. * * * …   Universalium

  • betting shop — noun a licensed bookmaker s shop that is not at the race track • Regions: ↑United Kingdom, ↑UK, ↑U.K., ↑Britain, ↑United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, ↑Great Britain • Hypernyms: ↑shop …   Useful english dictionary

  • off-course — «AWF KAWRS, OF ; KOHRS», adjective. 1. off track: »If off course betting does come, it will do racing no good (New Yorker). 2. not on the right course; deviating: »a slightly off course landing of a rocket …   Useful english dictionary

  • betting — n. off track; parimutuel betting * * * [ betɪn] parimutuel betting off track …   Combinatory dictionary

  • betting shop — Brit. a licensed bookmaking establishment that takes off track bets on horse races. [1850 55] * * * …   Universalium

  • Betting in poker — Poker positions at a 10 handed table. This article is about the common terms, rules, and procedures of betting in poker only. For the strategic impact of betting, see poker strategy. In the game of poker, the play largely centers on the act of… …   Wikipedia


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