gaming house


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Noun1.gaming house - a public building in which a variety of games of chance can be played (operated as a business)gaming 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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With the four hundred livres we will make the half of one for one of the unmounted, and then we will give the turnings out of our pockets to D'Artagnan, who has a steady hand, and will go and play in the first gaming house we come to.
As they approached the centre of the town the scene was brightened by a row of well-lit stores, and even more by a cluster of saloons and gaming houses, in which the miners spent their hard-earned but generous wages.
This form of "play" is on machines that are part of an electronic system controlled by the gaming house, such as through the use of a player's card or similar system.
64) Finally, the Betting Act, 1854 formally made the act of private bookmaking illegal, reduced the proof required to show that an establishment was a gaming house, and increased the penalties for an infraction.
Rom worked as a waiter for several years at Quark's -- a bar, grill, gaming house and holosuite Arcade on Deep Space 9 before becoming an engineer in the Bajoran Militia.
Back in 1902 Beresford had been convicted as the proprietor of an illegal gaming house in London's West End and fined the huge sum of PS200.
The preamble to the Kerala Gaming Act states that "whereas it is expedient to make better provision for the punishment of gaming and keeping up common gaming house in the State of Kerala".
The notorious resort of transients was recently closed by edict of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, the owner convicted of keeping a gaming house, and an announcement issued stating that Rockford had been "cleaned up" of a gambling clique.
The owner of the Metro bar says his new proposals for a radically different type of gaming house will invalidate previous objections.
A former director at defence and aerospace firm Ultra Electronics and a project manager with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, his career also included running development studios for Eidos, the software gaming house which gave the world Lara Croft - Tomb Raider.
THERE'S pounds 1,100 of free cash to be made with up-and-coming online gaming house Mansion.