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Gambling is the wagering of something of value on a random event with the intent of winning something else of value, where instances of strategy are discounted. Gambling thus requires three elements to be present: consideration, risk (chance), and a prize. The outcome of the wager is often immediate, such as a single roll of dice, a spin of a roulette wheel, or a horse crossing the finish line, but longer time frames are also common, allowing wagers on the outcome of a future sports contest or even an entire sports season.

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Organizations relating to Gambling

European Gaming and Betting Association / Brussels, Belgium
International Association of State Lotteries / Est. 1956
International Gamers Association / Terra Bella CA, USA / Est. 1974
European Lotto Betting Association / Brussels, Belgium
North American Association of State and Provincial Lotteries / Concord Township OH, USA / Est. 1973
European State Lotteries and Toto Association / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1983
Association des Loteries d'Afrique / Casablanca, Morocco / Est. 1981
European Lotteries Sports
World Lottery Association / Nashville TN, USA / Est. 1999
Asia Pacific Lottery Association Limited / Singapore, Singapore / Est. 1999
Stiftelsen Nordiska Sällskapet för Upplysning om Spelberoende / Lund, Sweden / Est. 1999
European Pari Mutuel Association / Brussels, Belgium
Association of Charity Lotteries in Europe / Amsterdam, Netherlands / Est. 2007
International Betting Integrity Association / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 2005
European Casino Association / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1991
Corporación Iberoamericana de Loterias y Apuestas de Estado / Buenos Aires, Argentina / Est. 1988

View all profiles (22 total) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

World Problems relating to Gambling

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Pathological gambling

Action Strategies relating to Gambling

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential


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