The Name of the Game

Each of the following phrases below describes the name of a popular game. The dashes on the left side of each phrase represent the name of the game the phrase describes (Note: one dash is one letter, a space signifies a new word). Can you decipher the name of each of the games below?
(Hint: Not all of the clues pertain to the game itself. Some of the clues refer to the actual meaning of the word or phrase by which the game is named. Also, some of the games are board games, some card games, and some are games designed for a group of people.)

1. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ the luck of life or just plain fate (3 words)
2. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ the pursuit is purely trivial (2 words)
3. _ _ _ _ _ _ ‘_’ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ going up or down? (3 words)
4. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ do not pass go (1 word)
5. _ _ _ _ some are calculated (1 word)
6. _ _ _ _ Sherlock Holmes always finds them (1 word)
7. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ uses the theme of Hansel and Gretal (1 word)
8. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ dodge the board traps and laser fire to reach the flags first (2 words)
9. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ exclamation or shout (1 word)
10. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ honest people have them, liars don’t (1 word)
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Nishant Guru Asked on 1st August 2015 in Puzzles.
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