press (one's) luck

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press (one's) luck

To risk losing the good favor or fortune one has garnered thus far by brashly or overconfidently seeking more. I know you're in the boss's good graces now, but don't press your luck: she's been known to turn on people for getting too cocky. I've had some good winnings at blackjack, but I don't think I should press my luck any further.
See also: luck, press
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Always a popular showroom booth game, attendees pressed their luck by spinning the wheel at the Towers Watson booth for a chance to win some RiMS swag.
DJs Greg T, Carla Marie and Angela Lee also hyped up the crowd and pressed their luck at the It's So Miami Vending Machine.