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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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This study found that there were no differences between Whites and African Americans for percentages of Internet gambling less than weekly while there was a lesser percentage of African Americans than Whites who gambled on the Internet at least weekly.
Seven Internet gamblers (25%) first gambled online before they were 18.
In one study, 75% of high school youth whose parents had gambling problems had gambled before age 11 compared to 34% of their classmates (Jacobs, 2004).
Both groups predominantly gambled $5-$20 per episode.
Women traditionally played cards in each other's homes while men often gambled together at the local TAB.
Another problem gambler not in counselling waited till her boyfriend completed his shift and often gambled while waiting.
The second purpose was to compare problem gamblers to non-problem gamblers on frequency of gambling, number of different gambling activities, amount gambled, continuous gambling, parents' gambling, depression and the trait of addiction.
George Washington regularly bet on horses, gambled in card games, and bought lottery tickets.
juveniles have gambled for money, and that perhaps as many as 2 million have been experiencing serious gambling-related problems.
An additional 3 to 5 percent of the population are likely to have gambled in a potentially hazardous or harmful manner during their life.
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