This glossary makes every effort to benefit both bettors and punters in that wagering on sports is popular worldwide.
Several of the terms, lingo and abbreviations originate and are recognized in the UK while otherswill be familiar to North Americans. Examples: Bookmarker, Bookies, Punters = UK. Sports book, Bettors = U.S./Canada.
In order to provide players with a comprehensive sports betting guide, we have combined basic terms and lingo/jargon with specific types of bets in alpha order. Examples: sportsbook and sportsbetting exchanges=basic terms; beard and buy the rack=lingo/jargon along with Ante Post and Asian Handicap=type of bets.