gamble away

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gamble (something) away

To lose or deplete the entirety of something through gambling. Please tell me you didn't gamble away our savings at the poker game tonight.
See also: away, gamble

gamble something away

to lose all of something by gambling. He gambled all his money away. He gambled away all his money.
See also: away, gamble
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The typical casino is surrounded by pawn shops, "paycheck loan" services, and other institutions devoted to impulsive liquidation of personal and family assets by gambling addicts who, unlike Bill Bennett, often gamble away their family's "milk money.
But as desperately as the state needs additional money to avoid slashing important programs to the bone, increasing its gambling empire and tantalizing even more Oregonians to gamble away their rent, mortgage and food money isn't the answer.
TIM CAhIll wants Everton bosses to stick to their guns and not gamble away the club's future.
Benton Don't gamble away all of your money and see the whole of Paris.
LEE CARSLEY has warned Giovanni Trapattoni not to gamble away Ireland's World Cup hopes.
No, it was so millions and millions of people could huddle round their laptops and gamble away their hard-earned cash at poker.
CORONATION Street's bumbling butcher Fred Elliot is set to gamble away his family butcher's shop.
Liverpool already has its fair share, and I am sure that, if you are the type of person who is inclined to gamble away your life savings, an increase in the number of casinos is not going to change that.
The judge said gambling companies need to look at how they did business, pointing out people with addictions could, apparently unchecked, gamble away thousands of pounds with the click of a mouse.
But letting them gamble away their Communion money is a different thing altogether.
Keegan launched legal action after the News of the World said he encouraged players to gamble away fortunes and let games continue until the early hours.
At night you can choose from the array of top class restaurants and shows, or simply gamble away your hard-earned money.
He added that legitimate gambling interests endorsed the bill because they did not want competition from unregulated internet activity in which "children can log on and gamble away a credit card account".