Meaning of “gaming” in the English Dictionary

"gaming" in American English

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gamingnoun [ U ]

us /ˈɡeɪ·mɪŋ/

the activity of playing games on computers and other electronic devices:

Alienware has actually branched out beyond the typical gaming market.

Gaming is also a name for the industry in which people gamble by playing cards and other games in casinos.

(Definition of “gaming” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"gaming" in Business English

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gamingnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈɡeɪmɪŋ/ us

the activity of risking money in games of chance, for example, cards:

Gamblers in the city have access to the casino any time of day or night after it applied for a 24-hour gaming licence.

the activity of playing computer games (= games in which the player controls moving pictures on a screen by pressing buttons):

He spends most of his weekends gaming.
The film company has invested heavily in the growing gaming business.

(Definition of “gaming” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)