Definitions for "gambling"
Keywords:  chance, contest, stake, hope, outcome
the act of playing for stakes in the hope of winning (including the payment of a price for a chance to win a prize); as, his gambling cost him a fortune.
To bet money on the outcome of a game, contest, or event. Gambler's Anonymous (GA): A treatment/ support group in which members share their experience, support, and hope in order to help one another to stop gambling. Gam-Anon: A fellowship in which families of compulsive gamblers learn effective ways to cope with the gambling problem by seeking help for themselves and gaining serenity and peace of mind.
The voluntary risking of a sum of money on the outcome of a game or other event.
Promoting, permitting, or engaging in illegal gambling.