Traditionally gambling is an activity where someone risks money or belongings; there is an element of randomness or chance involved; and the purpose is to win.
The traditional methods of gambling include:
- gaming machines or pokies
- casino table games
- scratch cards
- online gambling, and
- sports betting.
Emerging gambling activities include:
- fantasy sports
- games with in-app purchases
- online investment trading, and
- online auctions.
Today, betting is available 24/7 from just about anywhere.