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# 11
03-29-2013, 11:06 AM
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Originally Posted by oldschooldork View Post
OK, it seems a lot of people here did not pay attention in third grade english class.
I always love claims like this, as they're typically made by people who have no idea what they're talking about.

Gambling
1.
a. To bet on an uncertain outcome, as of a contest.

b. To play a game of chance for stakes.

2. To take a risk in the hope of gaining an advantage or a benefit.

3. To engage in reckless or hazardous behavior: You are gambling with your health by continuing to smoke.
v.tr.
1. To put up as a stake in gambling; wager.
2. To expose to hazard; risk: gambled their lives in a dangerous rescue mission.
n.
1. A bet, wager, or other gambling venture.
2. An act or undertaking of uncertain outcome; a risk: I took a gamble that stock prices would rise.



Yes, it definitely is gambling.
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