gambling house


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Noun1.gambling house - a public building in which a variety of games of chance can be played (operated as a business)gambling house - a public building in which a variety of games of chance can be played (operated as a business)
business enterprise, commercial enterprise, business - the activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects; "computers are now widely used in business"
building, edifice - a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place; "there was a three-story building on the corner"; "it was an imposing edifice"
casino, gambling casino - a public building for gambling and entertainment
business establishment, place of business - an establishment (a factory or an assembly plant or retail store or warehouse etc.) where business is conducted, goods are made or stored or processed or where services are rendered
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gambling house

ncasinò m inv, casa da gioco
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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Your worship must know that this gentleman has just now won more than a thousand reals in that gambling house opposite, and God knows how.
The one paid down the money and the other took it, and the latter quitted the island, while the other went home; and then the governor said, "Either I am not good for much, or I'll get rid of these gambling houses, for it strikes me they are very mischievous."
On the minor gambling houses your worship may exercise your power, and it is they that do most harm and shelter the most barefaced practices; for in the houses of lords and gentlemen of quality the notorious sharpers dare not attempt to play their tricks; and as the vice of gambling has become common, it is better that men should play in houses of repute than in some tradesman's, where they catch an unlucky fellow in the small hours of the morning and skin him alive."
From the selling of quack medicines he had proceeded to the adulterating of foreign wines, varied by lucrative evening occupation in the Paris gambling houses. On returning to his native land, he still continued to turn his chemical knowledge to account, by giving his services to that particular branch of our commercial industry which is commonly described as the adulteration of commodities; and from this he had gradually risen to the more refined pursuit of adulterating gold and silver--or, to use the common phrase again, making bad money.
I cannot think they will help to refine the ragamuffins if they read them, and I'm sure they can do no good to the better class of boys, who through these books are introduced to police courts, counterfeiters' dens, gambling houses, drinking saloons, and all sorts of low life."
Shikongo noted that since 1996 only 254 gambling houses and six casinos have been legally registered, noting that the number of the registered gambling houses remained less due to a moratorium on issuing of new gambling house licenses in the 1996.
'All those arrested were taken to the Sandakan District Police Headquarters for further investigation under Section 4A (a) and Section 4(1) (c) Open Gambling House Act 1953,' he said in a statement, here today.
For instance, the minimum number of gambling machines in one gambling house will increase to 15 machines.
He worked for a time as an extra in the movies and dealt cards in a Tijuana gambling house (the Caliente) that catered to Americans, especially big-name actors.
(In 2000, Fairhead was charged in Benton County Circuit Court with the felony of keeping a gambling house for his involvement in a sports betting scheme operating out of a business in Bentonville, according to Lee.
Rodolfo Albano III, the casino entrance charge shall be collected from any person who is not an official or employee of the gambling house every time he or she enters the establishment.