NOTE: refers specifically to placing money on bets of chance
John's gamble on red paid off two-to-one.
This blackjack table requires players to make gambles of at least $100.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1
NOTE: a broad extension of the narrower Sense 1
NOTE: does not imply directly betting money
Pete took the gamble and dropped out of school to start an Internet company.
The senator warned that the war was a huge gamble with uncertain outcome.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2