spread betting

spread betting
noun a form of betting in which the bettor wins or loses money according to the margin by which the value of a particular outcome varies from the spread of expected values quoted by the bookmaker.

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  • Spread betting — is any of various types of wagering on the outcome of an event, where the pay off is based on the accuracy of the wager, rather than a simple win or lose outcome, which is known as money line betting. A spread is a range of outcomes, and the bet… …   Wikipedia

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  • spread betting — noun A form of gambling in which people stake money on whether the numerical outcome of an event will be higher or lower than a stated amount • • • Main Entry: ↑spread …   Useful english dictionary

  • Spread Betting —    A form of betting that depends on the establishment of a spread, or a buying and selling price, for a particular market or instrument at a certain time. For example, a bookmaker may offer a spread for next week of 120 to 130 on a market index… …   Financial and business terms

  • Spread Betting — Spreadbetting ist ein Wetten auf und Handeln mit Finanztiteln. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Vorgang 1.1 Vorteile 2 Weblinks 3 Literatur Vorgang …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Spread Betting — A type of speculation that involves taking a bet on the price movement of a security. A spread betting company quotes two prices, the bid and offer price (also called the spread), and investors bet whether the price of the underlying stock will… …   Investment dictionary

  • spread betting — N UNCOUNT Spread betting is a form of gambling that involves predicting a range of possible scores or results rather than one particular score or result …   English dictionary

  • spread betting — /ˈsprɛd bɛtɪŋ/ (say spred beting) noun betting on sporting results, movements in the stock exchange, etc., in which the bookmaker predicts an estimated outcome as a spread, and the better predicts a result higher or lower than the spread …  

  • spread betting — UK / US noun [uncountable] 1) a type of betting on a sports event in which you win money if you guess the correct result within a particular range of possible results 2) economics a type of betting on the stock market in which you win shares if… …   English dictionary

  • Spread — may refer to: *Statistical dispersion *Spread (food), an edible paste put on other foods *the score difference being wagered on in spread betting *the measure of line inclination in rational trigonometry *Temperature Dewpoint spread, dew point… …   Wikipedia

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