Backing - Billiard Term Definition
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Definition of Backing
Backing is a billiards slang term that is a part of Gambling and Betting Terminology.
If you have backing it means that you have an investor to finance a match that you play in for gambling purposes. The investor who is backing the player takes a cut of the winnings if that player is successful. Unfortunately for the investor, the player typically does not pay them back if a loss occurs.
See: back, stake, stakehorse, staking for more on the meaning of "Backing".
Backing - Usage
I don't have the cash to ante up for this tournament. Well do you think you can secure some backing?
Billiards - Backing
- Title: Backing
- Author: billiardsforum (Billiards Forum)
- Published: 4/13/2006
- Last Updated: 10/24/2007 9:48:07 AM
- Last Updated By: billiardsforum
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