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Phil Mickelson said Thursday that he probably will not return to a PGA Tour event being held in Detroit because of a local newspaper article this week that linked him to a bookie reputed to have ties with the mafia.

His father and namesake, “Cowboy” Hayes, had been the biggest bookie in town.

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I sold my Rosemary filly to-day on the course to Bentman the bookie, and he paid me in notes.

There, faintly legible on the back in pencil, was the hieroglyph that the bookie had scrawled on it.

Almost the last thing that you expect in a starting-price bookie is a strong penchant for poetry.

This man had introduced them to each other carelessly, and hurried away to "square things up with his bookie."

The bookie looked just once at me, and I'll never forget how his eyebrows went together.

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On this page you'll find 28 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to bookie, such as: bettor, bookmaker, backer, cardsharp, crapshooter, and dicer.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.