Recreation → Gambling
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
European Pari Mutuel 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
Internatioanl Betting Integrity Association / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 2005
Asia Pacific Lottery Association Limited / Singapore, Singapore / Est. 1999
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
Stiftelsen Nordiska Sällskapet för Upplysning om Spelberoende / Lund, Sweden / Est. 1999
Corporación Iberoamericana de Loterias y Apuestas de Estado / Buenos Aires, Argentina / Est. 1988
European Lotteries Sports
European Casino Association / Brussels, Belgium
World Lottery Association / Nashville TN, USA / Est. 1999
World Problems relating to GamblingFrom the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential
Action Strategies relating to GamblingFrom the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential
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