Definition of casino
1 : a building or room used for social amusements; specifically : one used for gambling
2 or less commonly cassino : a card game in which cards are won by matching or combining cards in a hand with those exposed on the table
3 : summerhouse 2
Examples of casino in a Sentence
on summer evenings dance bands would perform in the seaside casino
Recent Examples of casino from the Web
A gunman stormed a casino in the Philippine capital and torched gambling tables in the crowded space, creating a choking level of smoke that killed dozens, authorities said.
While Viejas is the San Diego area’s only AAA 4-Diamond and Forbes 4-Star property, the fiercely competitive casino economy makes resting on its laurels a bad bet.
The Latest on gunshots and explosions at a mall, casino and hotel complex in the Philippines (all times local): 5 a.m.
As fire burned and people fled the casino, rumors spread at the scene, and on social media.
Attorney General Josh Shapiro says that man, 45-year-old Yancey Taylor, gambled away the money at casinos.
Including internet games was a move designed to bring on board casino operators, who view fantasy sports as competition but have long wanted to break into the online gambling space.
The South Point casino in Las Vegas has Alabama as a 3.5-point favorite at Auburn for this year's meeting of the rivalry, which will be Nov. 25 at Jordan-Hare Stadium.
And Allen all but guaranteed the casino won’t have labor troubles.
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Origin and Etymology of casino
Italian, from casa house, from Latin, cottage
First Known Use: 1744
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Definition of casino for English Language Learners
: a building or room that has games (such as roulette or blackjack) for gambling
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