Adjective "casino" definition and examples

(Casino may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/kəˈsiːnəʊ/

Definitions and examples

noun

A public room or building where gambling games are played.
  1. 'He was known to be a regular gambler at casinos and betting shops, went to the gym daily and won karate trophies.'
  2. 'His happiness relies on a visit to the casino to play the slot machines.'
  3. 'As in the earlier study, many of them were underage when they gambled illegally in casinos.'
  4. 'Only one underage person in our sample gambled regularly in New Zealand casinos.'
  5. 'The big bonus here is that all the fun and games of the casino are close to hand.'
  6. 'In Las Vegas, income from gaming tables at the casinos fell dramatically, but slot machine revenue was up.'
  7. 'UK bookmakers, casinos and betting shops make billions of pounds every year.'
  8. 'What will happen when we get our legal gambling casinos and the influx of people doubles and triples?'
  9. 'As part of the bid, the race track could have been turned into a gaming complex with a casino.'
  10. 'I used to bet on everything: horses, dogs, in casinos, at private card games, you name it.'

More definitions

1.

1. a building or large room used for meetings, entertainment, dancing, etc., especially such a place equipped with gambling devices, gambling tables, etc.

2. (in Italy) a small country house or lodge.

3. Also, cassino. Cards. a game in which cards that are face up on the table are taken with eligible cards in the hand.

More examples(as adjective)

"ventures can be casino."

"companies can be casino."

"businesses can be casino."

Origin

Mid 18th century: from Italian, diminutive of casa ‘house’, from Latin casa ‘cottage’.