numbers racket

numbers pool

noun
1.
Also called numbers, numbers game, numbers racket. an illegal daily lottery in which money is wagered on the appearance of certain numbers in some statistical listing or tabulation published in a daily newspaper, racing form, etc.
2.
policy2 ( def 2 ).
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numbers game or numbers racket
 
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(US) Often shortened to: numbers an illegal lottery in which money is wagered on a certain combination of digits appearing at the beginning of a series of numbers published in a newspaper, as in share prices or sports results
 
numbers racket or numbers racket
 
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