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gambled, past participle; gambled, past tense; gambling, present participle; gambles, 3rd person singular present;
  1. Play games of chance for money; bet
    • - she was fond of gambling on cards and horses
  2. Bet (a sum of money) in such a way
    • - he was gambling every penny he had on the spin of a wheel
  3. Take risky action in the hope of a desired result
    • - the British could only gamble that something would turn up

  1. the act of playing for stakes in the hope of winning (including the payment of a price for a chance to win a prize); "his gambling cost him a fortune"; "there was heavy play at the blackjack table"
  2. (gamble) money that is risked for possible monetary gain
  3. (gamble) take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome; "When you buy these stocks you are gambling"
  4. (gamble) a risky act or venture
  5. (gamble) play games for money
  6. (gambler) a person who wagers money on the outcome of games or sporting events
  7. Gambling is the of money or something of material value (referred to as "the stakes") on an event with an uncertain outcome with the primary intent of winning additional money and/or material goods. Typically, the outcome of the wager is evident within a short period.
  8. (Gamble (Death Note episode)) The Japanese animation television series Death Note, is based on the manga series written by Tsugumi Ohba and illustrated by Takeshi Obata. ...
  9. (Gambler (1971 film)) Gambler is a 1971 Bollywood thriller film directed by Amarpreet. The film stars Dev Anand and Shatrughan Sinha.
  10. (Gambler (Eric Woolfson album)) Gambler was a musical staged in Germany written by Eric Woolfson. It features several of his most popular singles from his earlier writing with The Alan Parsons Project. ...
  11. (Gambler (Final Fantasy)) Though each Final Fantasy story is independent, many aspects of gameplay have remained relatively consistent throughout the series.
  12. (Gambler (madonna song)) "Gambler" is a song by American recording artist Madonna. It was the second single released from the soundtrack album of the motion picture Vision Quest, and was released on October 3, 1985, by Geffen Records. ...
  13. An activity characterised by a balance between winning and losing that is governed by a mixture of skill and chance
  14. (gamble) A significant risk, undertaken with a potential gain; A risky venture; To take a risk, with the potential of a positive outcome; To play risky games, especially casino games, for monetary gain; To risk (something) for potential gain
  15. (gambler) One who plays at a game of chance, who gambles; One who takes risks
  16. (Gamble) A player with both high potential and high risk. Players in this category are usually injury-prone, have a high probability for being suspended, or are approaching the end of their career. We recommend not drafting more than one or two gambles on your team.
  17. (Gamble) Another term to indicate a bet.
  18. (Gamble) Loose play, or the desire to play strong rather than tight.
  19. (Gamble) This is a dangerous option you will find on some slots. You have the opportunity to either double, triple or quadruple your winnings by gambling the entire or most of your winnings. But you might as well loose your entire win! Keep that in mind!
  20. (Gamble) To risk money on the outcome of an event. Getting Down – Sports wagering meaning making a bet. Grand Salami – A sports betting term meaning the grand total of goals scored in all the hockey games of the day. It can be wagered to go Over/Under. Half a dollar – $50. ...
  21. A gamble feature allows you to risk any win that has spun in by taking a gamble in the hope of doubling, tripling or even quadrupling you original win by one of several methods.
  22. (10. gambler) a gambler, especially somebody who gambles on sporting events ( informal )
  23. (Gambler) Another synonym for bettor/punter.
  24. (Gambler) When used in poker to identify a player this word may be used to categorise the highest class of player. Meaning that player is not actually a gambler at all, but a very skilled player.
  25. (Gambler) a person who plays and wagers in a casino or in any form as long as betting is involved