He was not and had never been a gambling man.
If he were a gambling man - or a real estate investor, but really, what's the difference?
As a gambling man, he wants to make the contest more interesting by taking bets on the outcome.
Before he met my mother, Daddy was a high roller, a gambling man.
Because, as a gambling man, he understood when to play a hunch.
A gambling man might have risked it, but not you.
I would never have imagined you to be a gambling man.
A gambling man might want to keep his eye on his heart(s).
He was a gambling man and an "easy mark", attracting people who gladly took his money from him.
It almost makes me wish I were a gambling man.