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wager in Gambling topic

wagerwager2 verb [transitive] old-fashioned 🔊 🔊 1 DGGto agree to win or lose an amount of money on the result of something such as a race syn gamblewager something on something 🔊 Stipes wagered all his money on an unknown horse.2 → I’ll wager→ See Verb table
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wager• And estimates are that players wager $ 8 billion a year at the tables, although no one knows for sure.• Some one up there must have wagered a few bob on them for another Grand Slam.• There may be considerable scepticism about Pascal's case for always wagering on the outsider if the odds are high enough.• Every year, a staggering £80m is wagered on this spectacular racing phenomenon.• I'd wager that, if anything, people's tastes are getting more diverse these days than they used to be.