Crapshooter



[krap-shoo-ter] /ˈkræpˌʃu tər/

noun
1.
a person who plays .
2.
Informal. a person inclined to take gambles or risks.
/ˈkræpˌʃuːtə/
noun
1.
(US) a person who plays the game of craps

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