pit boss


Definition of pit boss

: a person who supervises the gaming tables in a casino

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Also ran into some pit bosses who speculated that the Borgata could open sports betting on Monday. Ed Barkowitz, Philly.com, "So where will Atlantic City casinos put their sportsbooks?," 7 June 2018 Dastmalchian plays Warrick, a casino pit boss, on the series. Cynthia Billhartz Gregorian, kansascity, "Actor David Koechner will be grand marshal at Kansas City’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade | The Kansas City Star," 23 Feb. 2018 The next two days were packed with sights of Western boots, hats, gimme caps, jeans, pit boss aprons, wrangler ropes, bone art and team social tents. Ardie A. Davis, kansascity, "Houston BBQ contest full of fun, flavor and hospitality | The Kansas City Star," 2 Mar. 2018 Airlines stick close to their profit centers, just like a pit boss watching the blackjack tables. Time, "Delta Will Never, Ever Leave Georgia. Here's Why," 28 Feb. 2018 Inserting the card into a machine or handing it to a pit boss can allow players to accrue points that can used in a variety of ways. Kevin Sullivan, Washington Post, "Vegas shooter’s rampage came from a place central to his lifestyle: A casino," 4 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of pit boss

1939, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of pit boss

chiefly US : a person whose job is to supervise the gambling that is done in a casino

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