Gambling most often refers specifically to the wagering of money on Games of Chance, or more broadly to engaging in any high-risk behavior. Though for many it is a form of recreation, it can become a psychologically addictive and harmful behavior in some people. Because of the negative connotations of the word, casinos often use the euphemism "gaming" to describe the recreational gambling activities they offer.
Types of casino gambling:
Parimutuel gambling is frequently offered at the following kinds of events:
Popular non-casino gambling games:
See also casino games.