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English definition of “gamble sth away”

gamble sth away

phrasal verb with gamble     /ˈɡæmbl/ verb [I or T]
to lose something by gambling: In recent years, he gambled away nearly $126 million in Las Vegas casinos.
(Definition of gamble sth away from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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