game of chance

(redirected from Chance game)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.
See: lottery
References in periodicals archive ?
Betting game which takes place chance games has gone like a bomb in social environment country wide.
9 of them have never played chance games such as football pools, national lottery and numerical lotto, etc.
Possibility of winning a 4,7 16,3 16,3 35,7 27,1 3,64 lottery prize in other chance games is quite a little.
107) Chance games in which players need not pay, but can win a prize, are legal sweepstakes because they lack consideration.
Christine Hurt recently offered a taxonomy of speculative transactions, using the amount of chance involved to differentiate among seemingly similar pursuits, (143) "L" games, such as slot machines, lotteries, and roulette, are "pure" chance games.
On the cost side of the scale, we can try to distinguish information markets on the ground that they are less likely to carry some of the negative externalities that inhere in traditional chance games.
Brenner cautions that, unlike some modern chance games, the ancient practices "were related to making decisions, to making up one's mind in legal and religious matters, and had nothing to do with games of chance" because people believed the result was determined by divine power.
Oldman points out that even in pure chance games, one or more players may think they can recognize patterns or probabilities.
Details of chance games and activities are available on following pages.
The project demonstrated that students' attitudes to chance can be improved by the use of chance games and activities (at least in the short term).
Teachers can use chance games and activities to improve students' perceptions of the usefulness of chance as a topic for study.
This article highlights the potential for chance games and activities to improve students' attitudes to learning about chance, to motivate students to become more engaged in the study of chance, and, possibly, to experience greater success in the topic.