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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: parlay (0.01111 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to parlay.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: parlay parlay v : stake winnings from one bet on a subsequent wager [syn: double up ]
English → English (gcide) Definition: parlay parlay \par"lay\ v. t. 1. To wager the winnings plus the initial stake of one bet on a subsequent wager, or to engage in a series of such increased wagers. Note: This is the characteristic act in a common betting system used by gamblers to try to achieve a large win from a small initial stake. Statistically, it is similar to betting a small stake on a game with a large payoff and a proportionately small chance of winning. [PJC] 2. To exploit success in one endeavor so as to achieve greater success in subsequent endeavors. [PJC] 3. Fig., to transform a gain into something of greater value. [PJC] parlay \par"lay\ n. The act of betting the winnings from a prior bet, plus the original stake, on a subsequent bet; the second or later such bet in a series; also, a series of such bets, with the stakes for later bets coming from the winnings of earlier bets. Note: This is the characteristic act in a common betting system used by gamblers to try to achieve a large win from a small initial stake. Statistically, it is similar to betting a small stake on a game with a large payoff, but with a proportionately small chance of winning. [PJC]

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