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noun as in betting

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ESPN’s “The Last Dance” documentary film spent an episode detailing the basketball great’s controversial history of gambling in casinos, on team flights and on the golf course.

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During the 1990’s, Jordan’s propensity for gambling often overshadowed his play on the court.

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In their absence, e-sports continued to grow — along with gambling on e-sports.

The legality of sports gambling has varied greatly over time and place.

So, here’s our look at the past, present, and future of sports gambling.

At 17 acres, it was the largest gambling house ever constructed, and at a cost of $1.2 billion, it was also the most expensive.

I was not with him on the 29th when he was gambling and then drove home and actually got the DUI.

She was gambling on a coin toss where somehow “heads, you win” would have been politically more advantageous than “tails, I lose.”

Is gambling culture more desirable than gay culture and counterculture?

But the other side of the coin would be, inevitably, the flowering of crime and corruption around the gambling business.

Still, gambling seemed to be made particularly fascinating here, and he wanted to be fascinated, wanted it badly.

Jorgensen's gambling room was different from the bar and dining room as they were from each other.

She wondered if the old gambling spirit had broken out again, and asked if they were playing poker or mont.

Lessard was away in the hole—gambling and other things—I hinted the idea to him; he jumped at it, as I thought he would.

It is in tune with the old gambling spirit that still colors the country; no doubt has kept it alive.


On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to gambling, such as: action, gaming, speculation, null, and laying odds.

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