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Woods overwhelming favorite to take British Open

LONDON -- A British bookmaker installed Tiger Woods as the overwhelming 7-4 favorite to win...position to complete the Grand Slam. Woods was also listed by bookmaker Corals on Friday as 9-2 to win the final two events in the Grand...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/07/13/gol_348309.shtml
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Oddsmaker lists Johnny Sack as most likely to be whacked in new season of 'The Sopranos'

...any long-term plans. That's the opinion of an online bookmaker, BetWWTS.com, which issued odds Wednesday on which character...The mob series returns Sunday after a lengthy hiatus. The bookmaker issued 3-1 odds that Sack, a rival mob boss to star Tony...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/05/tel_407868.shtml
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Offshore gambling pioneer tells story

MIAMI --- He learned at the knee of his bookmaker father in New York, took street bets in his teens, and partied with Las Vegas high-rollers. He made millions as a self-proclaimed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/11/25/oth_154097.shtml
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Stone Street Press makes books by hand

NEW YORK -- Tucked inside an elfin workshop in Staten Island, miles from Manhattan's publishing elite, bookmaker Malachi McCormick quietly plies his trade. REAL quietly. There is no whir of presses at The Stone Street Press, no mad dash...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/10/ent_249756.shtml
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Whitney helped revitalize Saratoga at turn of 20th century

...momentum of the early days waxed and waned and, in 1891, the grounds were purchased by Gottfried Walbaum, a disreputable bookmaker and casino operator who allegedly commenced his crooked course in business as a brothel keeper in New York City. Initially...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2013-08-02/whitney-helped-revitalize-sa
Don't blame Love: Ryder Cup birdies and bogeys

...Sky writers: With five-plane precision "Go Europe" messages such as "Do it for Seve" and "Anyone seen Tiger?" bookmaker Paddy Power got the attention it was paying for.BOGEY: Closing interviews. The mass interrogation of the losers and the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2012-10-01/dont-blame-love-ryder-cup-bi
Lance Armstrong to speak out, but about what?

...again tear into USADA and its CEO, Travis Tygart, accuse him of wasting taxpayer dollars on a "witch-hunt." British bookmaker Ladbrokes was giving even odds Wednesday that Armstrong would tell Winfrey he is innocent and never tested positive.Or he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2013-01-09/lance-armstrong-spea
Woods unsure what to expect

...Ohio --- Add another list of numbers to show how much has changed in the world of Tiger Woods.Geoff Ogilvy ran across a bookmaker's odds for the Bridgestone Invitational when he noticed Woods at 20-to-1. This would only be startling because Woods...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2011-08-04/woods-unsure-what-expect
ATP asks for help in probe

...possible corruption of a match involving Nikolay Davydenko. The ATP was alerted to the possibility of a betting scam by online bookmaker Betfair, which voided bets on Davydenko's second-round match against Martin Vassallo Arguello on Aug. 2 in Poland...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/08/18/oth_140187.shtml
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British bookie: Tiger is favorite at Masters

...Barely an hour after the announcement Tuesday that Woods will make his return at Augusta National in April, the British bookmaker William Hill installed him the 4-1 favorite. Phil Mickelson is second at 6-1, followed by Padraig Harrington at 16-1...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2010-03-16/british-bookie-tiger-favorit
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