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A person who gambles.‘a compulsive gambler’
backer, staker, speculator, risk-taker, betterView synonyms
- ‘Some states limit the number of casinos they will accept as well as the amounts of money gamblers can bet.’
- ‘He was known to be a regular gambler at casinos and betting shops, went to the gym daily and won karate trophies.’
- ‘The Tax Code also requires casinos to gather personal data on their gamblers for reports.’
- ‘If you ever even thought of a life as a professional gambler, this book might change your mind.’
- ‘Then there are the casino gamblers, who treat poker as an elaborate version of roulette.’
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