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 +''[[The Conjurer]]'' by [[Hieronymous Bosch]] paints a scene of a Renaissance [[mountebank]] fleecing [[credulous]] [[gambler]]s.
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 +'''Gambling''' is the [[wager|wagering]] of [[money]] or something of material [[Value (economics)|value]] (referred to as "the stakes") on an [[Event (probability theory)|event]] with an uncertain outcome with the primary intent of winning additional money and/or material goods. Gambling thus requires three elements be present: consideration, chance and prize.
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 +== See also ==
 +*''[[La monomanie du jeu]]'' ([http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:GericaultMonomaniacOfGame.jpg Monomaniac of Gambling]) is one of the [[the monomanies series by Géricault]].
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 +*[[Casino]]
 +*[[Comps (casino)]]
 +*[[Faro Ladies]]
 +*[[Gambler's conceit]]
 +*[[Gambler's fallacy]]
 +*[[Gambler's ruin]]
 +*[[Gaming mathematics]]
 +*[[List of bets]]
 +*[[Mobile gambling]]
 +*[[Online gambling]]
 +*[[Put your money where your mouth is]]
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Gambling is the wagering of money or something of material value (referred to as "the stakes") on an event with an uncertain outcome with the primary intent of winning additional money and/or material goods. Gambling thus requires three elements be present: consideration, chance and prize.

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