Gambling in dream meaning | Dream interpretation
Gambling in a dream may signify leaving important decisions to chance rather than using reason. Losing at gambling may represent ill fate. Gambling could also simply mean that life is a gamble.
Putting one’s trust in the world instead of god; futility, not a chance
Man has, since time began, attempted to discover the will of the divine. Spiritually, therefore, to dream of gambling offers us an opportunity to do just that. It represents taking a risk that has been assessed as far as we are able.
Psychological / emotional perspective: To dream of gambling indicates that we may need to look at something in our lives that is figuratively a gamble; we may need to take risks, but in such a way that we have calculated them as best we can.
Material aspects: From a practical perspective, gambling dreams can represent not taking life seriously. They can show how we work within the competitive field and give us some kind of insight into our own sense of winning or losing.
This is the type of dream that is usually taken to mean the opposite unless you are one of the rare people who dream true.
To dream of winning at games of chance portends many losses.
To lose a game shows you will either win at gambling, or win at the game of love.
You are not satisfied with the direction your life is taking. You want to make changes just for the sake of changing, even if they are reckless changes. See Chaper 6, “Dreaming for Profit;’
interpreted upon 4 sides for whoever played: occupation / work in vain, sin & the people’s blame & war & dispute, injury by a knife.
(Betting; Casting lots; Games; Risk) Gambling in a dream denotes something groundless, distress, falsehood or an unattainable goal.
If one bets money or something with an adversary and wins his bet in a dream, it means that he will overcome him. Generally speaking, betting or gambling in a dream means quarrels, disputes, uptightness or agony in wakefulness.
(Also see Casting lots; Distress; Games; Uptight; Worries)
If you dream that you are gambling, you are not taking enough responsibility for you decisions in real life.
Do not act on the ideas of others or you will incur loss.
1. To dream of winning at gambling suggests that the opposite could be true—one will lose.
2. Willingness to take a chance on everything from business to romance.
3. The dreamer is involved in some venture involving great risk.
If you gamble in your dreams you are likely to be trusting to luck in everyday life.
If you lose in the dream you will lose a friend.
Dreams of gambling denote that you are taking your chances and living on the edge. Perhaps you are risking the safety of your life alone to venture forth into a relationship, or you are taking a risk in your career. You are realizing that nothing ventured means that nothing can be gained. You believe in yourself and are stacking the odds in your favor. See Las Vegas.
There is every chance of loss if you dream of winning at the races or at games of chance.
The augury is better if you dream of losing.
This dream can have as many interpretations as there are ways to gamble, so you must try to correlate all the contributing factors and remember that the meaning will be modified by the relation of the sums involved to your own financial status; but as a general guide it is considered a dream of contrary; therefore, if you dreamed of winning a significant amount, the dream is warning you not to risk anything it would hurt you to lose.
On the other hand if your dream featured an unpleasant or distressing loss, it indicates that a very profitable opportunity will soon come your way; latch on to it See also Dice, Cards, etc.
If your unconscious depicted you as rolling a dice and hoping for a six, does this suggests that you feel as if your destiny is not in your hands but in the hands of fate, or that the direction your life will take is out of your control? Or are you dicing with death and taking a big risk in your life? Any dream in which you are gambling may be considered a warning that you are risking something for which you have worked in real life and that the odds are stacked against you. On the other hand, if your gamble came off in dreamland and you won a bet or money, perhaps your dreaming mind is encouraging you to be a little less cautious in waking life and take a chance on something as it has the potential to yield great reward. This does not have to be the lottery or a horse race; it could be an emotional investment. Winning a large amount of money on the lottery in dreamland is a common wish-fulfillment dream. The dream may also be warning you that if you hope to achieve your goals without any effort expended on your part, your chances of success are minimal. Freudians relate lottery or money dreams to anal preoccupation and the desire to break with miserliness.
Making any kind of wager or bet in your dream may stand for a gamble you are taking in waking life. Your dreaming mind is urging you to weigh up the odds and consider how much you are risking. The rhythmic gallop of the horses may symbolise sexual intercourse and if you are betting on a horse in your dream, this may reflect the emotional weight of success or failure as far as a relationship is concerned. Playing for high stakes at poker in your dream can imply that you are being too impressionable and emotionally insecure in your personal relationships, whilst to play poker with strangers indicates a lack of emotional connection in your life.
If you visit a fortune teller in your dream, this expresses concern about your future prospects; if you are a skeptic, such a dream may represent a crisis of faith in the powers of reason.
(see Cards, Games)