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1. Gambling, especially casino gambling.
2. The playing of games, especially video games.
(Gambling, except Cards)
a. gambling on games of chance
b. (as modifier): gaming house; gaming losses.
2. the playing of games, esp. those developed to help solve problems.
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|Noun||1.||gaming - the act of playing for stakes in the hope of winning (including the payment of a price for a chance to win a prize); "his gambling cost him a fortune"; "there was heavy play at the blackjack table"|
diversion, recreation - 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"
sporting life - active interest in gambling on sports events
vice - a specific form of evildoing; "vice offends the moral standards of the community"
throw - casting an object in order to determine an outcome randomly; "he risked his fortune on a throw of the dice"