game of chance
Date: 1790 a game (as a dice game) in which chance rather than skill determines the outcome

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  • game of chance — n. a game that involves gambling. Syn: game of chance, gambling game. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • game of chance — index lottery Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 game of chance n. A game in whi …   Law dictionary

  • game of chance — game′ of chance′ n. gam a game, as roulette, in which the outcome is determined by chance rather than by skill • Etymology: 1920–25 …   From formal English to slang

  • Game of chance — A game of chance is a game whose outcome is strongly influenced by some randomizing device, and upon which contestants may or may not wager money or anything of monetary value. Common devices used include dice, spinning tops, playing cards,… …   Wikipedia

  • game of chance — noun a game that involves gambling • Syn: ↑gambling game • Hypernyms: ↑gambling, ↑gaming, ↑play, ↑game • Hyponyms: ↑fantan, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • game of chance — noun A game in which the outcome is at least partly determined by random variables rather than strictly by strategy. See Also: game of skill, game of strategy …   Wiktionary

  • game of chance — a game in which the outcome is determined by chance rather than by the skill of its players, as roulette. [1920 25] * * * …   Universalium

  • game of chance — A game in which chance rather than skill determines the outcome. Kansas City v. Caresio, Mo., 447 S.W.2d 535, 537. See also lottery …   Black's law dictionary

  • game of chance — A game in which chance rather than skill determines the outcome. Kansas City v. Caresio, Mo., 447 S.W.2d 535, 537. See also lottery …   Black's law dictionary

  • game of chance — Such a game as is determined entirely or in part by lot or mere luck, and in which judgment, practice, skill, and adroitness play no part at all or are thwarted by chance. 24 Am J1st Gaming § 18 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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