gambling gambling  /ˈɡæm bə lɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the act of playing for stakes in the hope of winning (including the payment of a price for a chance to win a prize)

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Usage(s):

  1. After 15 years of talks, Taiwans legislature has passed a bill to legalize gambling on the Penghu islands, located off the west coast of Taiwans main island.
  2. Charlie Hustle has become the symbol of America's tolerance of gambling -- and the cost of an obsession.
  3. Existing gambling laws are a mass of contradictions.

News

  1. Report: Gambling lobby in NY spent $20M in 2 years

    A report says gambling interests have spent nearly $20 million over two years on campaign contributions and lobbying in New York. Common Cause NY reports Friday the spending includes $242,000 in political ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  2. Sample video gambling ordinance to appear on MP COW agenda in July

    MAPLE PARK—A sample ordinance on video gambling will be presented at July’s Committee of the Whole on Tuesday, July 16. Village trustees will consider the ordinance and discuss it with Police Chief Mike Acosta. Establishments with video gambling machines are not able to operate within 100 feet school or place of worship.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Elburn Herald

  3. Anti-Gambling Pill Shows Promise

    Can overcoming gambling addiction be as simple as popping a pill?
    on June 21, 2013     Source: CBS Detroit

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Quotes

  1. Goodell said "even if you did not place bets, as you contend, your actions in funding the betting and your association with illegal gambling both violate the terms of your NFL Player Contract and expose you to corrupting influences...... one of the...
    on Aug 25, 2007 By: Roger Goodell Source: FOXSports.com

  2. "Senator McCain and his operatives are gambling that he can distract you with smears rather than talk to you about substance," Obama told a giant crowd here, said by police to number at least 28,000 people.
    on Oct 5, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: AFP

  3. "The `Bad Newz Kennels' operation and gambling moneys were almost exclusively funded by Vick," a statement of facts supporting the plea agreement and signed by Taylor says.
    on Jul 30, 2007 By: Tony Taylor Source: Forbes

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