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gamble

a bet, wager, or other risk or chance taken for possible monetary gain
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From time to time other gamblers would hand him part of their winnings--being glad to let him stake for them as much as his hand could grasp; while beside him stood a Pole in a state of violent, but respectful, agitation, who, also in expectation of a generous largesse, kept whispering to him at intervals (probably telling him what to stake, and advising and directing his play).
Dot iss goot," Olaf Henderson muttered, regarding the gambler with profound admiration.
He himself selected from among those with the least disreputable look, two guards whom he had formerly known, and whose only faults were being drunkards and gamblers.
BAHAWALPUR -- Police conducted raids in different areas of the district and arrested 18 gamblers besides recovering money used in the gambling, police spokesman said.
Issues: Professional gamblers are allowed to deduct losses from wagering transactions only to the extent of gains from other wagering transactions.
GAMBLERS: City police arrested 12 gamblers and seized the stake money from Mohallah Puran Palad.
Summary: Gamblers exchange passports for cash, claim they lost them
data held by online gambling operators has identified indicators of harm that can be used to swiftly intervene to protect problem gamblers and those at risk of developing problems.
MORE than two million people in the UK are classed as problem or at-risk gamblers, according to new research.
The Harm from gambling starts earlier than you think campaign is the latest initiative of the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation (VRGF) targeting moderate-risk gamblers.
LANDIKOTAL -- Political administration arrested eight gamblers in a raid conducted in Pirokhel area of Landikotal on Tuesday.
Gamblers First Nation is suing Tundra Oil & Gas Partnership and the Province of Manitoba, which licensed the company's drilling on land next to the First Nation reserve.