pari-mutuel machine

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n pari-mutuel machine computer that registers bets and divides the total amount bet among those who won
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Usage

In literature:

They have been succeeded by steel slot affairs called pari-mutuel machines.
"Seeds of Pine" by Janey Canuck
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In news:

In a decision that adds fuel to the debate about expanded gambling, the Florida Supreme Court on Friday upheld a lower-court ruling that says lawmakers can allow slot machines at pari-mutuel facilities in various parts of the state.
Regulation of slot machine s in Broward County, Fla. May be headed to the appellate court following a lower court ruling favorable to pari-mutuel operators.
The Florida House voted May 2 to limit Broward County pari-mutuel facilities to bingo-based gambling machines rather than traditional slot machines and to take 55% of the revenue in taxes.
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