1. An improvident activity in which winning
gleefully proceeds losing. 2. The saddled
process of chasing one's loses
or blowing one's winnings. 3. Chinese finger cuffs. 4. An insatiable itch erroneously
believed to be satisfied by scratching. 5. The willingness to ask Chance for Certainty.
Horse race betting, casinos, sports
betting etc, are all forms of gambling. There are many more
of course, all which basically get the same