Pete Rose was thrown out of baseball for gambling on baseball games by Baseball Commissioner Bart Giamatti in 1989.
In the CNN interview, Ludwick said that Van der Sloot's troubles included a gambling addiction and problems with money.
Consequently, he was forced to pay the casino $1.2 million in gambling debt.
But for those with a passion for gambling, this time of year can be particularly dangerous.
We decide a taxi is a necessity after all and go to shake off the unnerving interaction the best way we know how: gambling.
The grandest hours of a gambling saloon are not the opening ones.
It was his money that the lazy old fellow was gambling away.
The result was that while repairs were being made there was no gambling and drinking.
He repaired to Berlin, and was killed there in a brawl at a gambling den.
Some are here for gambling in the gutter, many for playing truant, some for sleeping out, and others for felony.
1726 (implied in gambling), from a dialectal survival of Middle English gammlen, variant of gamenen "to play, jest, be merry," from Old English gamenian "to play, joke, pun," from gamen (see game). Or possibly gamble is from a derivative of gamel "to play games" (1590s), itself likely a frequentative from game. Originally regarded as a slang word. The intrusive -b- may be from confusion with gambol. Related: Gambled; gambling.
"risky venture," 1823, from gamble (v.).