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Definition 1: the act of playing for stakes in the hope of winning (including the payment of a price for a chance to win a prize) - [noun denoting act]

Samples where gaming or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his gambling cost him a fortune
  • there was heavy play at the blackjack table

Synonyms for gaming in the sense of this definition

(gaming is a kind of ...) an activity that diverts or amuses or stimulates

"scuba diving is provided as a diversion for tourists" "for recreation he wrote poetry and solved crossword puzzles" "drug abuse is often regarded as a form of recreation"

(gaming is a kind of ...) a specific form of evildoing

"vice offends the moral standards of the community"

(... is a kind of gaming ) active interest in gambling on sports events

(... is a kind of gaming ) the act of gambling

"he did it on a bet"

(... is a kind of gaming ) a game that involves gambling

(... is a kind of gaming ) casting an object in order to determine an outcome randomly

"he risked his fortune on a throw of the dice"

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