Horse racing
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Equestrian sport brings together all the horse racing, trotting or pacing. Horse racing is not to be confused with the equestrian sports (Olympic in part) whose best-known disciplines are jumping, dressage and eventing. Some equestrian disciplines nevertheless relate to running, … Read More

Pick 6
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A pick 6 is a type of wager offered by horse racing tracks. It requires bettors to select the winners of six consecutive races. Because of the great difficulty in picking six straight winners, plus the number of betting interests … Read More

Exacta
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An Exacta is a type of bet placed in horse racing which requires the bettor to select the 1st and 2nd place finishers of the race in the correct order.This is more difficult than selecting only the winner of the … Read More

Trifecta
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In horse racing terminology, a trifecta is a parimutuel bet in which the bettor must predict which horses will finish first, second, and third in exact order. The word comes from the related betting term, “perfecta.” The term has been … Read More

Tote board
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A tote board is a large, numeric or alphanumeric display used to convey information, typically at a race track (to display the odds or payoffs for each horse) or at a telethon (to display the total amount donated to the … Read More

Handicapping
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Handicapping, in sport and games, is the practice of assigning advantage through scoring compensation or other advantage given to different contestants to equalize the chances of winning. The word also applies to the various methods by which the advantage is … Read More

Horse racing
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A horse race at Del Mar. Horse racing is an equestrian sport which has been practiced over the centuries; the chariot races of Roman times are an early example, as is the contest of the steeds of the god Odin … Read More

Sportsbook
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A sportsbook (sometimes abbreviated as book) or a race and sports book is a place where a gambler can wager on various sports competitions, including football, basketball, baseball, hockey, soccer, horse racing and boxing. The method of betting varies with … Read More

Parimutuel betting
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(from the French language: pari mutuel, mutual betting) is a betting system in which all bets of a particular type are placed together in a pool; taxes and a house take are removed, and payoff odds are calculated by sharing … Read More

Christina Ricci loves gambling
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“I’ve learned to love gambling,” she told People.com, “I was in Australia for a few months and gambling is like a national pastime there, so I learned to love betting on horses, and now I even put in a few … Read More