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Casinos

Public commercial facilities where gambling activities are organized and conducted.

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Casinos

Blackjack

Gambling; Casinos

Blackjack, also known as twenty-one, is the most widely played casino banking game in the world. Blackjack is a comparing card game between a player and dealer and played with one or more decks of 52 ...

Five-card stud

Gambling; Casinos

Five-card stud is the earliest form of the card game stud poker, originating during the American Civil War, but is less commonly played today than many other more popular poker games. It is still a ...

Community card poker

Gambling; Casinos

Refers to any game of poker that uses community cards (also called "shared cards" or "window cards"), which are cards dealt face up in the centre of the table and shared by all players. In these ...

Flush

Gambling; Casinos

A poker hand such as Q♣ 10♣ 7♣ 6♣ 4♣, where all five cards are of the same suit, but not in sequence. Two flushes are compared as if they were high card hands; the highest-ranking card of each is ...

Straight

Gambling; Casinos

A poker hand such as Q♣ J♠ 10♠ 9♥ 8♥, that contains five cards of sequential rank in at least two different suits. Two straights are ranked by comparing the highest card of each. Two straights with ...

Pit boss

Gambling; Casinos

The person who looks after the employees who work in a casino pit. The job of the pit boss is to watch the floormen, who are the supervisors for table games in a casino. One pit boss monitors all ...

Floorman

Gambling; Casinos

A casino employee whose duties include adjudicating player disputes, keeping games filled and balanced, and managing dealers and other personnel. Players may shout "floor!" to call for a floorperson ...

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