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gamble

a bet, wager, or other risk or chance taken for possible monetary gain
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Because gambling is a legal and acceptable activity, most gamblers do not try to conceal the fact that they gamble.
Significant predictors of problematic gambling were those who swap genders when gambling online, those not disciplined and spend more than what they had budgeted, and those who gamble a lot for longer time durations (Griffiths, Parke, Wood, & Rigbye, 2010).
GCC then purchased computer servers and developed software that allowed users to gamble over the Internet from computers located all over the world.
Males gamble three times more than females (Jacobs, 2004).
Compared to non-Indigenous students, ATSI students were more likely to gamble frequently (35.
These themes include: a lack of alternative social opportunities, only gambling venues are open after late shifts, staff tend to socialise with other hospitality workers, social isolation, gamble to fill in time, and shiftwork makes it easier to hide heavy gambling.
It shows an upturn in online gambling, with 6% of the population now using the internet to gamble.
Division III college athletes are the most likely to gamble.
Back when he was studying architecture at Princeton, Ted Gamble had an experience that made him realize that perhaps he wasn't pursuing exactly the right career path.
All this comes with a price; of the 83% of adult Ontarians who gamble legally, around 65,000 have developed serious gambling problems.
While most people gamble, a small minority develops gambling problems.