gambler gambler  /ˈɡæmb lər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a person who wagers money on the outcome of games or sporting events
  2. (n) someone who risks loss or injury in the hope of gain or excitement

Usage(s):

  1. The gambler cannot be sure the next play will win, but a certain mean ratio of plays to wins is maintained.
  2. But Jobs is a hardened gambler, and he doesn't scare easily.
  3. A onetime compulsive gambler, Roberts, 62, weathered his years of wagering better than many.

News

  1. Warrior’s new football boots feature ‘gloryholes’

    From the company that brought you Liverpool's Space Invaders away kit comes a new football boot called "Gambler." Among the nonsensical features like the "ace plate" and "outsider zone" are the "gloryholes." Yes, gloryholes. And if the allusion to holes … Continue reading ?
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Dirty Tackle via Yahoo! Sports

  2.  Ince Takes Control with New Warrior Gambler Boot

    Warrior Football has announced the signing of England Under-21 international and Blackpool winger Thomas Ince in conjunction with unveiling its new control boot, Gambler.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Uninsured watch anxiously as Medicaid debate rolls on

    Greg Hunt does not consider himself a gambler. But, in the back of his mind, the 25-year-old Kent County resident knows he is one health crisis removed from thousands of dollars in medical bills he can't pay. Given that he has Addison's disease, a chronic endocrine disorder, an overactive thyroid gland and diabetes, it's more than an idle concern. There are thousands like Hunt in Michigan, their ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: MLive.com

Quotes

  1. "I'm not a gambler and I'm the world's worst handicapper, but this is what I know," Street Sense trainer Carl Nafzger said. "One thing gets you to the winner's circle - the horse is what gets you there."
    on May 16, 2007 By: Carl Nafzger Source: Forbes

  2. Frist said: "Gambling is a serious addiction that undermines the family, dashes dreams and frays the fabric of society. For me, the bottom line is simple: internet gambling is illegal. Although we can't monitor every online gambler or regulate...
    on Sep 30, 2006 By: Bill Frist Source: Telegraph.co.uk

  3. "I would say it's an important initiative. The president is not a gambler," Perino said in a Tuesday news briefing. "The president wants these parties to come together for the sake of peace and stability and democracy and freedom in the...
    on Nov 21, 2007 By: Dana Perino Source: WJACtv.com

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