gambler


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better

risk-taker

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Synonyms for gambler

one who bets

one who speculates for quick profits

Synonyms for gambler

someone who risks loss or injury in the hope of gain or excitement

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If you saw an alcoholic, a drug addict and a compulsive gambler walking along the road you could pick out the drug addict and you could spot the alcoholic, but you would never identify the gambler," Alex added.
The experts studied 96 gamblers and found that sound effects raised their levels of excitement compared to games played in silence, like chess, Scrabble, and those at the Emirates.
She said: "Individuals don't wake up and say: 'I'm going to be a compulsive gambler when I grow up.
Online gamblers could risk losing more than their stake if they use a credit card to fund their flutters.
The gambler again escapes to the bet to avoid the increased pain, spousal disconnect and financial stress, only to end up cycling further into debt and desperation.
Writers love stories about gambling and gamblers because there are always a lot of colorful characters involved.
Neal Jordan's The Good Thief (2002) casts Nick Nolte as a sympathetic gambler who pays his debts by burgling famous art, and Wayne Kramer's The Cooler (2003) has William H.
But Gambler's Anonymous UK blasted the casino bosses who placed the add and insisted Gamblers Anonymous had nothing to do with it.
By the time the deal was cemented, Maharg said, New Yorker Abe Attel, the former featherweight champion, and Boston gambler Joseph "Sport" Sullivan were involved in raising the necessary money, which they ultimately obtained from Arnold Rothstein, head of one of New York's largest gambling syndicates.
In designing a profile of "the current gambler," that is, someone who had gambled at least once in the preceding 12 months, the researchers used a device based on 20 criteria of the American Psychiatric Association to diagnose pathological gambling.
The typical problem gambler story goes something like this: Mr.
Roughly 13,000 (+/- 5,200) are in the less severe classification of past year problem gambler.