Gambling Loss

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Definition of 'Gambling Loss'


A loss resulting from games of chance or wagers on events with uncertain outcomes (gambling). These losses can only be claimed against gambling income.

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Investopedia explains 'Gambling Loss'


Gambling losses include the cash lost at the slot machines or when a "sure bet" comes up lame in the race. Total gambling losses claimed cannot exceed gambling income.

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