In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Last year, the legislature supported a bond issue for improving the tracks by allowing the Maryland Jockey Club to increase takeout and collect uncashed mutuel tickets.
- The group currently operates on an annual budget of slightly more than $2-million, funded mostly from uncashed mutuel tickets and private donations.
- The bill also calls for returning uncashed winning tickets to purses, and authorizes account wagering.
- The proposed bill also had included provisions to establish telephone wagering and return uncashed winning tickets to purse funds.
- She replied that she had never heard of such a ghastly deed, and, consequently, she had no choice but to return my annual stipend unendorsed and uncashed.
- Checks written to the program by Brazilian celebrities remained uncashed for months because the government was slow to open a bank account.
- Gogarty retained the cheque uncashed until it became the first exhibit to the Flood Tribunal in January last.
- It's not like my uncashed cheque was going to go to a high school teacher's salary or to a homeless shelter.
- One widow, she said, was carrying around $900,000 in uncashed cheques; another confessed to spending $15,000 on designer clothes.
- So with an uncashed, bad two party check from the ex-exotic dancer in hand, she tries to find a bank that will keep her in body stockings for another month.
- Also included are the actual track program from the race as well as an original $2.00 uncashed tote ticket.
- During the purge of the house, the cleaners found £130 in lost change and £120 in uncashed cheques.
- The checks, totaling more than $22,000, came back, uncashed, by registered mail in late June.
- The program was spawned from the Horse Race Law, which provides for health funding to jockeys and their dependents through the uncashed mutuel tickets.
- Friends tell stories of tattered old cars and of large honorarium checks left uncashed in a desk drawer for years.
- State law authorized the CHRB to allocate a portion of uncashed pari-mutuel tickets revenue to the Guild for insurance coverage, which amount to approximately $1-million a year.
- There are no chequebooks and uncashed cheques lying around, waiting to vanish into the black hole where keys, biros and odd socks also mysteriously disappear.
- In fact, it plans to deposit the uncashed checks into the general account of the Houston Airport System after waiting a year.
- If they don't like it, they can bring it back for an exchange or refund on their credit card or receive their uncashed check back.
- In 1999, Autotote discovered an employee forging uncashed winning tickets and escorted the employee off the premises but never reported the incident to the commission.
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