skin game

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skin game

n. Slang
1. A fraudulent gambling game.
2. A swindle.

skin game

n
slang a swindling trick

skin′ game`


n.
a fraudulent scheme; swindle.
[1865–70; Amer.]
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Each player will have a self-portrait, their name, location, category, website link, social media links and video diary link on the Skin Games website
Each week until the #liveshow2017 the skin games, one of the players will be featured in a player spotlight.
Moore said: "It is one of those banana skin games, that I as the manager of a League One club does not want and one the TV people love.
It's one of these banana skin games where we are expected to win and if we lose it will go down as a shock.
an Atlanta-based mobile development agency, announced today the creation of Brown Skin Games, a new division dedicated to developing and distributing disruptive mobile apps targeting African-American and Hispanic mobile consumers.
In addition to producing culturally diverse apps, Brown Skin Games, which is staffed with a team of hipsters, hustlers and hackers, will also recruit and train minority mobile app developers.
We are staffing our new division with young people who share the same vision and direction as Brown Skin Games, especially interns with an interest in graphics, technology and social media," Abdul-Malik continued.
Brown Skin Games is also seeking partnerships with key influencers having significant "social worth.