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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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While some teens prefer to gamble alone, others do it as a social activity.
8% of the adult Queensland population in 2006-07, for example, ATSI residents who gamble regularly accounted for 5.
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On average, every child has at least one parent who gambles.