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    Itasan is offline Member
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    Default accumulator

    "accumulator = a kind of betting on the results of a series of horse races, by which any money you win from a race is bet on the next race"
    This seems to be British usage. I wonder what is the American equivalent.
    Thank you.

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    Tdol is online now Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    It is definitely used in BrE.

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    Hello Itasan

    I'm told that "parlay" is the AmE equivalent.

    MrP

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