This makes you an 'Investment Counselor, short-term transactions only,' and removes from you the odious nomenclature of 'bookie.'
Does the bookie ask you how much coin you have and if you can afford to lose it?
"Got you, sonny," said the bookie, and bolted with a half-hearted grin.
Such determination on so young a face the bookie thought he had never seen.
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.
The Boss hadn't a word left in him, but I wouldn't have met him in the ring about then for anything less'n a bookie's bundle.
That single afternoon would thus bring me in five hundred thousand pounds—provided the bookie did not blow his brains out.
For instance, have you ever heard of Percy Pook, the bookie?
The bookie looked just once at me, and I'll never forget how his eyebrows went together.
A person who accepts and handles bets on horse races; bookmaker (1880s+ Gambling)