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Synonyms for wager

Synonyms for wager

a venture depending on chance

something risked on an uncertain outcome

to put up as a stake in a game or speculation

to make a bet

Synonyms for wager

the money risked on a gamble

stake on the outcome of an issue

maintain with or as if with a bet

References in classic literature ?
"I'll take it at even money," she said, dismissing him; "and Your Majesty"--turning to the King who had been conversing with the two princes and certain of the nobles--"I accept your wager of five hundred pounds."
Know that I have laid a wager with the King that ye can outshoot the best five whom he has found in all his bowmen." The five men pressed the scarfs to their lips in token of fealty.
Then turning to his five victorious archers, who had drawn near, he added, "Ye have heard, my men, how that I have a wager with the Queen upon your prowess.
Your outlaws will have to shoot better than that in order to save your wager!"
But for gamblers who don't care about sports and are more interested cinema and other mediums of pop culture many online gambling companies this year began taking bets on the Oscars, making New Jersey the first state in the nation to offer such wagers.
If there are no major obstacles, wagers on sporting events could begin by Memorial Day weekend.
Freeland said the amendment was written broadly as it relates to sports wagering, but it does specify that all wagers must be made on site--meaning a bettor has to be at a legal casino to put $10 on the New York Mets to win.
"When successful, it empowers gaming companies, regulators, sports leagues and other affected parties to monitor all aspects of wagers, operators and sports.
The provision is intended to clarify that the limitation on losses from wagering transactions applies not only to the actual costs of wagers incurred by an individual, but to other expenses incurred by the individual in connection with the conduct of that individual's gambling activity.
LAHORE -- The Lahore High Court Tuesday stayed removal of daily wagers of Punjab Vocational Training Council and directed the Punjab government and others to submit replies.
Beau Rivage Resort & Casino in Biloxi and Gold Strike Casino Resort in Tunica, part of the MGM Resorts International portfolio, both accepted their first sports wagers at 12:00 p.m.
ISLAMABAD -- The Islamabad High Court (IHC) Tuesday directed the federal government to regularize the contractual employees and daily wagers working in various ministries with the approval of Cabinet Committee.
Mohammad Shafique regularized the services of 13 daily wagers working for few years in the organization.
Online sportsbooks have been around since the advent of the internet, taking in wagers primarily on college and professional sports, but also on international soccer contests, cricket, politics and the Oscars.
ISLAMABAD -- The daily wagers working under Federal Directorate of Education(FDE) have made alliance with the employees of other departments to escape the legal procedure and to fail the system.