Whether you win or not or have an advantage or not... it's still gambling because there is still a risk. A lot of compulsive gamblers call what they do "investing" to justify their gambling sickness and to enable their denial of said sickness.
"..it's still gambling because there is still a risk."
This line alone could be the topic of endless hours of debate. I will, however, pass the opportunity by...I must head off to work now for another full day of 'gambling', and I am not even heading to the casinos.
It is more appropriate to describe the one you responded to with that handle- for that kind of distorted use of words. Only several posts from that same author caused me to make this observation. It is a clue in addictive gambling behavior to explain away continued losses as investing...