gate money

  1. the total receipts taken for admission to a sporting event or other entertainment

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How to use gate money in a sentence

  • Certainly professional football would lose its blacker sides if there were no gate money and no betting.

  • I count on taking enough gate money to pay all expenses and more.

    Frank Merriwell's Pursuit | Burt L. Standish
  • They do not receive large "benefits" or gate money, as do professionals in other branches of sport.

  • This is costly; but again the cash comes out of the spectators' pockets, in subscriptions and gate-money.

    From a Cornish Window | Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  • A dispute about the gate money prevented the playing of the decisive game of the season.

    A Ball Player's Career | Adrian C. Anson