Does the bookie ask you how much coin you have and if you can afford to lose it?
Such determination on so young a face the bookie thought he had never seen.
"Got you, sonny," said the bookie, and bolted with a half-hearted grin.
Then he returned to the Paddock, passing a bookie with uplifted hand of protest.
"He's a powerful great horse, Mr. Woodburn," smiled the bookie.
For instance, have you ever heard of Percy Pook, the bookie?
That single afternoon would thus bring me in five hundred thousand pounds—provided the bookie did not blow his brains out.
The bookie looked just once at me, and I'll never forget how his eyebrows went together.
This makes you an 'Investment Counselor, short-term transactions only,' and removes from you the odious nomenclature of 'Bookie.'
Then I take my savings from the bank and pawn my clothes, and much money goes to the bookie to back Mutton Chop.