Examples from the Web for bookie
Then he returned to the Paddock, passing a bookie with uplifted hand of protest.Boy Woodburn|Alfred Ollivant
Then I take my savings from the bank and pawn my clothes, and much money goes to the bookie to back Mutton Chop.
There, faintly legible on the back in pencil, was the hieroglyph that the bookie had scrawled on it.
This makes you an 'Investment Counselor, short-term transactions only,' and removes from you the odious nomenclature of 'Bookie.'The Big Fix|George Oliver Smith
This man had introduced them to each other carelessly, and hurried away to "square things up with his bookie."Bella Donna|Robert Hichens