Place - Gambling


  • A type of wager in gambling:
    • In the United Kingdom, a bet that produces a return if the selection finishes first or within a predetermined number of positions of first
    • In North America, a bet on a horse race that produces a return if a horse finishes either first or second

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    Someone once asked me why women don’t gamble as much as men do, and I gave the common-sensical reply that we don’t have as much money. That was a true but incomplete answer. In fact, women’s total instinct for gambling is satisfied by marriage.
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