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verb accuse, arrest, chronicle, docket, engage, enter, enumerate, file, index, inscribe, insert, list, log, make an entry, mark down, note, order, post, prefer charges, record, register, report, schedule, seize legally, tabulate, take into custody, write down
See also: document, employ, engage, enroll, file, hire, program, publication, record, register, retain, script, set down

BOOK. A general name given to every literary composition which is printed; but appropriately to a printed composition bound in a volume.
     2. The copyright, (q. v.) or exclusive right to print and publish a book, may be secured to the author and his assigns for the term of twenty- eight years; and, if the author be living, and a citizen of the United States, or resident therein, the same right shall be continued to him for the further term of fourteen years, by complying with the conditions of the act of Congress; one of which is, that he shall, within three months after publication, deliver, or cause to be delivered, a copy of the same to the clerk of the said district. Act of February 3, 1831. 4 Sharsw. cont. of Story's L. U. S. 2223.

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We were approached by a number of licensed and regulated bookmakers in the United Kingdom, and chose to partner with Betmart based on their experience, reputation, and clear and compelling business model.
On fourfolds the bookmaker would expect to pay out 81 per cent of all the money they had taken in.
Precedent, such as the name change at Cork (formerly Mallow) and the relocation of the Limerick track, was clearly on the side of the bookmakers from the outset.
In 1996, and in true pioneering style, Centrebet was the first licensed bookmaker in the Southern Hemisphere to offer online sports betting.
Widely acknowledged as the world's leading independent bookmaker, the company has enjoyed dramatic grown within the UK and internationally, and has customers in more than 160 countries.
However, managing director Tony Kelly said: "We issued our licences in good time and since then we have written to bookmakers who have yet to return licences on several occasions, posted numerous messages on the AGT [Administration of Gambling on Tracks Limited] message board, made personal phone calls and approached bookmakers on course, while keeping the Federation of Racecourse Bookmakers, which has also assisted in chasing down the remaining few licences, updated at all times.
The pending purchase of BookMaker -- ForeFront's second acquisition since it became a public company in December 1995 -- strengthens ForeFront's popular line of Internet tools, which currently includes WebWhacker(TM), WebSeeker(TM), GrabNet(TM) and RoundTable(TM) by enabling users to find, gather, share and now print customized booklets from the World Wide Web.
is now available for free downloading at BookMaker Corp.
David Roberts, Midlands managing director and representative for bookmaker and betting liaison at Arena, said: "We are pleased to have finalised this mutually beneficial longterm agreement and we are pleased to be working closely with our on-course bookmakers.
We read regularly of bookmakers reporting huge profits, and with FOBTs, online casinos and the like it is clear that even the most inefficient bookmaker is guaranteed handsome annual profits.
I AM an on-course bookmaker, a director of the Northern Bookmakers' Protection Association and a founding member of the 'gold flag' scheme, although I do not bet at Sedgefield.