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gam·ing

 (gā′mĭng)
n.
1. Gambling, especially casino gambling.
2. The playing of games, especially video games.

gaming

(ˈɡeɪmɪŋ)
n
(Gambling, except Cards)
a. gambling on games of chance
b. (as modifier): gaming house; gaming losses.

gam•ing

(ˈgeɪ mɪŋ)

n.
1. gambling.
2. the playing of games, esp. those developed to help solve problems.
[1495–1505]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.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)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
wager, bet - the act of gambling; "he did it on a bet"
gambling game, game of chance - a game that involves gambling
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"
Translations

gaming

[ˈgeɪmɪŋ]
A. Njuego m
B. CPD gaming house Ncasa f de juego
gaming laws NPLleyes fpl reguladoras del juego

gaming

[ˈgeɪmɪŋ]
n
(= gambling) → jeu m, jeux mpl d'argent
(with computer games)jeux mpl
modif [laws] → des jeux; [industry] → du jeu gaming licence, gaming tablegaming licence nautorisation f de pratiquer des jeux d'argentgaming table ntable f de jeu

gaming

n = gambling; gaming machineSpielautomat m; gaming console (Comput) → Spiel(e)konsole f

gaming

[ˈgeɪmɪŋ] n (frm) (old) → gioco d'azzardo

gaming

n (euph) juego (apostando)
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