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betverb adventure, ante, ante up, cast lots, chance, chance the odds, draw, draw lots, encounter the risk, flip a coin, gamble, game, hazard, incur the risk, lay a wager, lay even money, lay money down, lay odds, leave to chance, parlay, play, play a long shot, play for, punt, put money down, raffle, rely on fortune, risk, run the risk, speculate, sport, stake, stand the hazard, take a chance, take the chances of, toss up, trust to chance, try one's fortune, try one's luck, venture, wager
Associated concepts: betting on horse races, betting on nummers, bettor, gambling, lottery
See also: award, chance, gamble, lottery, risk, speculate, speculation, stake