gambling house

variants: or gambling hell

Definition of gambling house

: a place where gambling is carried on or allowed as a business : a place kept as a gambling resort

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First Known Use of gambling house

1772, in the meaning defined above

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“Gambling house.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Mar. 2021.

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