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Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

On the Job


Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners work at sporting events or races. They post information to help patrons make bets. They also receive bets and keep records, handing out money for winning bets.

Physical Demands   

This career requires time standing, walking, or running.


Typical Work Tasks

People who work in this career often:

Typical Working Conditions


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