Even-money



noun
1.
the equal sum staked by each bettor.
2.
equal odds in a wager:
It’s even money that the home team will win.
Equal odds that something will occur, as in It’s even money that he’ll get the contract. The term comes from gambling, where it signifies equal odds in a bet. [ Late 1800s ]

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