Gambling

Racegoers react during racing on the first day of the Royal Ascot horse racing festival at Ascot, southern England June 18, 2013.

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Racegoers react as they watch a race on the first day of the Royal Ascot horse racing festival in southern England

Afghan men watch partridges fight during a competition at a local park in Kabul April 19, 2013. Bird-fighting is a hobby in Afghanistan and although gambling remains illegal in the country, betting on such fights is tolerated.

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Afghan men watch partridges fight during a competition at a local park in Kabul on Friday. Bird-fighting is a hobby in Afghanistan and although gambling remains illegal in the country, betting on such fights is tolerated.