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The dictionary of gambling & gaming

by Clark, Thomas L.

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Published by Lexik House in Cold Spring, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gambling -- Dictionaries

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 255-263.

    Other titlesDictionary of gambling and gaming.
    Statementby Thomas L. Clark.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV1301 .C58 1987
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii, 263 p. ;
    Number of Pages263
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2416643M
    ISBN 100936368063
    LC Control Number87082866

    Wong is also the author one of the best books ever written about blackjack, “Professional Blackjack”. Published back in , this book is still in print today and remains very well respected. He has written a number of other gambling related books too, including the next one in this list. Gambling means risking anything of value for a return or risking anything of value upon the outcome of a contest, game, gaming scheme or gaming device when the return or outcome is based upon an element of chance and is in accord with an agreement or understanding that someone will receive something of value in the event of a certain outcome, and gambling includes a lottery; gambling does not.

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    gambling or gaming, betting of money or valuables on, and often participation in, games of chance (some involving degrees of skill). In England and in the United States, gambling was not a common-law crime if conducted privately. Gambling, or gaming, is the staking of money or other thing of value on the issue of a game of thus belongs to the class of aleatory contracts which the gain or loss of the parties depends on an uncertain event. It is not gambling, in the strict sense, if a bet is laid on the issue of a game of skill like billiards or football.


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