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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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wagerAnd 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.