Sports Betting Glossary

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 Sports Betting Glossary G-I

Gamble
means to risk money, or anything of value, on the outcome of a sporting event.

Halftime Bet
means to place a bet at halftime of a game against a new point spread posted by the bookmakers.
Handicap
means to analyze an event for gambling purposes.

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Handicapper
is a person who studies sporting events for gambling purposes

Handle
means the total amount of money wagered on an event.

Hook
means a half-point, so that “three-and-a-hook” would be the same as “three-and-a-half” or “3.5” points.

If Bet
means a wager that is placed only if a certain outcome of a separate wager occurs.

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