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
For example, concerns about independent coverage have lingered since 2015 when billionaire casino mogul Sheldon Adelson bought the Las Vegas Review-Journal.
The casino-style Keno game had the largest percentage increase of any game, rising 15 percent to $75.7 million in sales, or $9.8 million over the previous fiscal year.
Speaking in an interview, Iwaya also called for the legal framework to allow casinos to be opened in regions, as well as major cities.
The United Way of Will County received a $5,000 grant from Harrah's Casino to cover the food costs for the 20,000 meals.
The Flamingo set the vision for the big casino-hotels that shaped the Strip’s big years.
Shreveport, Louisiana’s claim to fame is a bunch of seedy casinos.
Members from all three branches — the daytime, junior and evening groups — attended with their significant others and guests, and played casino games to earn raffle tickets for prizes.
Bookman's suit names the casino and the machine maker, alleging negligence, breach of contract and negligent misrepresentation.
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Origin and Etymology of casino
Italian, from casa house, from Latin, cottage
First Known Use: 1744See Words from the same year
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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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