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gamble

verb alea ludere, bet, chance, lay a wager, lay money on, play for money, play for stakes, practice gaming, risk, speculate, stake, take a chance, try one's luck, wager
Associated concepts: bookmaking, gambling apparatus, gambling device, gambling houses
See also: bet, chance, fund, hazard, invest, lottery, parlay, possibility, risk, speculate, speculation, venture
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Cognitive therapy attempts to correct these errors, which reduces the motivation to gamble.
These 6 items are: 1) I support the right of Americans to gamble online for real money as often as they want, 2) I gamble on the Internet for real money when the opportunity arises, 3) I enjoy online gambling for real money, 4) Gambling on the Internet for real money is acceptable, 5) I feel comfortable around people who frequently gamble online for real money, and 6) I want to gamble online for real money.
e protect the health, safety, and welfare of all citizens of this state, including those who do not gamble, by regulating gambling activities; and
Most people who gamble do so responsibly and do not suffer any gambling-related problems.
There is no individual, psychological or social predictor of problem gambling; anyone who gambles regularly can experience problems.
Thus, interventions can be introduced to: influence an individual's propensity to gamble (either in terms of initiating gambling or progressing from recreational to problematic levels of gambling); restrict or modify the supply of gambling products (including modification of product features); and ameliorate the negative outcomes and consequences of problematic gambling at individual, family or community levels.
Coaches might ask themselves, "Why should I worry if my athletes want to gamble in their free time on activities such as cards or billiards?
I realized that if I find it unduly frustrating to see a deal fall through, maybe I should focus on the part of the enterprise where I can exert ,some control over whether that deal closes or not," Gamble said.
Eventually, gambling reaches a market saturation point, defined by the Illinois Economic and Fiscal Commission as "when the portion of income people are willing to gamble no longer increases, even with the introduction of new games or variations of old ones.
One hit Marshall in the side; two others struck Gamble in the right thigh and a foot.
The symptoms include trying to recoup losses, borrowing or stealing money to gamble, and escaping from dysphoric moods (anxiety, depression).
These are among the fruits of the Herculean labors pioneered by music-legend-turned-philanthropist Kenneth Gamble.