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Money involved in gambling

chip

noun

a small piece of plastic used instead of money when gambling (=playing games for money)

jackpot

noun

a large amount of money that someone wins in a card game, the lottery, or another game involving money

kitty

noun

an amount of money that is collected by the people playing a game that is paid to the winner

pot

noun

an amount of money that people share or compete for, especially in a card game

rollover

noun

a situation in which no one wins the prize money from a lottery competition and it is added on to the money for the next competition

smart money

noun

money that is likely to win a bet or make a profit because it is bet or invested by people with a lot of knowledge about the situation

stakes

noun

an amount of money that you risk losing when you try to guess the result of a race or competition

starting price

noun

in a horse or dog race, the odds of a particular runner just before the race starts, representing the amount of money that you will win if you bet on it

winnings

noun

money that you win

SOLE

… a teaching method in which groups of children learn independently using a computer linked to the internet

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bankster

a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …

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