bookmaker

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bookmaker /ˈbʊkˌmeɪkɚ/ noun
plural bookmakers
bookmaker
/ˈbʊkˌmeɪkɚ/
noun
plural bookmakers
Learner's definition of BOOKMAKER
[count]
: a person who decides how likely it is that an event will occur (such as the winning of a race by a particular horse) and receives and pays off bets about it
called also (informal) bookie

— bookmaking

/ˈbʊkˌmeɪkɪŋ/ noun [noncount]
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