Betting A-Z: N – The Ultimate Encyclopaedia for All Your Betting Needs
Nags – Slang term for horses, often used by non-horse racing enthusiasts.
Name The Finalists – A type of bet where the bettor predicts who will be in the final round of a competition or tournament.
Nap – A tipster’s best bet of the day.
National Championship Odds – The odds that are offered on a team or player to win a national championship or major tournament.
National Hunt – Horse racing that involves jumping hurdles and fences.
NB – Next Best; a tipster’s second-best selection.
Neck – A margin of victory in a horse race, defined as the distance between the winner and the horse that finished second.
Neck and Neck – A term used to describe a race where two or more horses are running side by side with no clear leader.
Negative – A term used to describe odds that indicate a likelihood of less than 50%.
Negative Expectation – A term used to describe a bet that is expected to lose money in the long run.
Nervous – A term used to describe a horse that is easily frightened or excitable.
Nervous Nellie – A term used to describe a bettor who is overly cautious and hesitant when placing bets.
Net Winnings – The amount of money a bettor wins after deducting the original stake.
Network – A group of bookmakers or bettors who work together to exchange information and bets.
New York Minute – A term used to describe a very short amount of time.
Newbie – A term used to describe a person who is new to betting or gambling.
Next Up – A term used to describe the next scheduled event or game.
Nick – A slang term for a $5 bet.
Nicker – A slang term for a £1 bet.
Nickle – A slang term for a $500 bet.
Nickle-Dime Quarter Bet – A slang term for a small bet, typically less than $25.
Nickname – A term used to describe a betting system or strategy that is named after the person who created it.
Night Game – A sporting event that is played or held at night.
No Action – A bet that is cancelled or refunded for any reason.
No Bet – A bet that is not accepted by a bookmaker.
No Dice – A slang term used to indicate that a bet or gamble has failed.
No Juice – A slang term used to describe a bet with no commission or vigorish.
No-Hoper – A term used to describe a horse or team that is not expected to win.
No-Limit – A type of betting where there is no limit on the amount of money that can be wagered.
No-Limit Texas Hold’em – A popular form of poker where there is no limit on the amount of money that can be bet.
Nod – A slight movement of the head, used by jockeys to urge their horse forward.
Non-Handicap – A race where each horse carries the same weight.
Non-Runner – A horse that is withdrawn from a race before the start.
Non-Starter – A horse that does not participate in a race.
Non-Value Added – A term used to describe a bet that does not offer good value for money.
Nose – A margin of victory in a horse race, defined as the distance between the winner’s nose and the horse that finished second.
Nose Dive – A sudden and significant decline in performance, form or odds.
Nosebleed – A slang term used to describe high-stakes betting or gambling.
Not To Run – A term used to describe a horse that has been withdrawn from a race.
Note – A record of important information or data related to a bet or gamble.
Nothin’ But Net – A term used in basketball to describe a shot that goes through the hoop without touching the rim or backboard.
Novice – A term used to describe a new or inexperienced bettor or gambler.
Novice Chase – A type of horse race for novice chasers, where the horses jump over fences.
Nudge – A slight push or tap, often used by a jockey to urge a horse forward.
Nudger – A slang term for a jockey who uses his or her whip excessively.
Number Runner – A person who collects illegal bets on a lottery, often in urban areas.
Nursery – A type of horse race for two-year-olds.
Nut Hand – A poker hand that cannot be beaten.
Nuts – A slang term used to describe the best possible hand in poker.