One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A slip of paper on which a bet is entered.
- ‘Despite the sunny weather, gusts of wind whipped across the course for much of yesterday afternoon, sending betting slips belonging to luckless punters dancing across the paddock.’
- ‘On entering your local bookmakers, pick up a blank betting slip, normally located in holders or dispensers around the walls of the shop.’
- ‘The majority of footballers I have worked alongside would not be classed as heavy gamblers: most would need assistance to fill out a betting slip on Grand National day.’
- ‘Five men and four women, aged between 22 and 53, were arrested following the seizure of $3.24 million worth of betting slips, computers and bookmaking paraphernalia.’
- ‘His latest victims were betting shops in Hull and Grimsby, where he forged betting slips to win £40,785 in a week.’
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