Translation of wager in Spanish:


apuesta, n.

Pronunciation /ˈweɪdʒər/ /ˈweɪdʒə/

Definition of apuesta in Spanish


  • 1

    apuesta feminine
    to lay / make a wager hacer una apuesta
    • Betting exchanges allow bettors to accept wagers from other bettors at odds that the involved parties determine.
    • The sites look a lot like real-money sites, but don't accept wagers.
    • With some arenas holding thousands of spectators, an evolved series of hand gestures between bettors determines wagers.
    • Minimum wagers on private casino slot machines and table games will be dlrs 500.
    • Bettors wagered a total of just under $4.6-million nationally on the Ultra Pick Six, Kirchner said.
    • The established main companies plan to open new outlets to cater for the deluge of cash being wagered by city gamblers.
    • He also wants to cash in on a bet wagered with the British players.
    • Swings get wilder for the same overall exposure when bettors vary their wagers.
    • Dealers sometimes shuffle whenever players greatly increase the size of their wagers.
    • Punters must lodge funds to cover their wagers before a bet is accepted.
    • A gambler usually wagers more after taking a loss, in the misguided belief that a run of bad luck increases the probability of a win.
    • Betting the same amount on all of your wagers is probably the best way to start.
    • You need to have enough capital, base your wagers on adequate handicapping skills, and bet into the right pools.
    • This year has seen a great increase in online and telephone betting, which allows people to make wagers 24 hours a day.
    • If five odds are thrown in a row the casino takes all the money wagered on that spinner.
    • Finally, Intercasino offers a comp program for returning players whereby they receive points for every $10 wagered in the casino.
    • The most popular forms of gambling were raffles, state lotteries, friendly wagers, casino gambling and office pools.
    • In pari-mutuel betting, the odds paid to the winners are based entirely on the amounts wagered by the players.
    • Betting on football is illegal in Hong Kong, which permits wagers only on horse racing and a numbers game lottery.
    • They would also be prohibited from accepting wagers from players or coaches involved in a booked college game.

transitive verb

  • 1

    to wager (that) apostar (a) que
    he wagered his reputation/life to save her se jugó la reputación/la vida por salvarla