gambling games

gambling games
azartiniai lošimai statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Paremti atsitiktinumu lošimai kauliukais, kortomis, lošimo automatais, žirgų lenktynėse, loterijose iš pinigų arba dėl pinigų. Paplitę jau nuo Homero laikų: Romos valdovai aistringai lošdavo kauliukais. Įvairūs azartiniai lošimai greitai prigijo Olandijoje, Prancūzijoje, Austrijoje, o XVII a. užkariavo beveik visą Europą. Dabar lošiami visame pasaulyje. Azartinių lošimų loterijos viešai rengiamos nuo 1443 m. (Burgundijoje). Lietuvoje loterija pirmą kartą surengta 1768 m. Dabar azartiniai lošimai – galinga azarto industrija. Jiems naudojama naujausia technika (loterijų, lošimo aparatai) ir technologija. atitikmenys: angl. gambling games vok. Glücksspiele rus. азартные игры

Sporto terminų žodynas. T. 1. 2-asis patais. ir papild. leid.: Aiškinamasis žodynas. Angliški, vokiški, rusiški terminų atitikmenys. Būtiniausios žinios. 2002.

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