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gamb ler

  • n  a person who wagers money on the outcome of games or sporting events
  • n  someone who risks loss or injury in the hope of gain or excitement

  • Amongst the things that Barack Obama carries for good luck are a bracelet belonging to a soldier deployed in Iraq, a gamblers lucky chit, a tiny monkey god and a tiny Madonna .
  • Washington last week reproved an old gambler's axiom: the best way to make money is to play with other people's chips.
  • Lee's brother Jamiel ("Jimmy") was a professional gambler who was known to win or lose a million dollars in a single night in Las Vegas.
News & Articles

  • 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 ?
    June 16, 2013 - Dirty Tackle via Yahoo! Sports
  •  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.
    June 14, 2013 - Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance
  • 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 ...
    June 13, 2013 - MLive.com
Quotes

  • Carl Nafzger in Forbes
    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."
  • Bill Frist in Telegraph.co.uk
    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...
  • Dana Perino in WJACtv.com
    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...

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