a bet made, as with another player, in addition to one's principal bet: a side bet as to which of us would draw the highest card.
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How to use side bet in a sentence
But the bones dont roll right that the side bet dont go for Johnson instead of Applegoat.The Making of Bobby Burnit | George Randolph Chester
In all probability they are now agitating for the two shillings' increase to enable them to have a little side bet.