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A lottery in which bets are made on an unpredictable number, such as a daily stock quotation.
(Gambling, except Cards) US an illegal lottery in which money is wagered on a certain combination of digits appearing at the beginning of a series of numbers published in a newspaper, as in share prices or sports results. Often shortened to: numbers
n → Zahlenspiel nt; to play the numbers game → Zahlenspielerei betreiben