Casino

A casino is a building designed to accommodate gambling, usually maintained by a business that profits from the gamblers by offering games in which customers must make disadvantageous bets (e.g., craps, roulette - for more see casino games), or, in statistically even games, by charging a commission on bets customers make against each other (e.g., poker, pai gow, baccarat, sports betting). Casinos are offten combined with or near hotels, restaurants and other vacation attractions to encourage long stays.

Famous casinos are located in:

Heavy concentrations of casinos in the United States are in Las Vegas, Nevada, Reno, Nevada, and Atlantic City, New Jersey. There are also numerous casinos throughout the country run by Native American tribes.

Partial list of casinos:

See also: Casino Nights, Indian gaming

Casino (film) is a 1995 film directed by Martin Scorsese.


Cassino (spelled with two "ss") is an 18th century Italian card game from the Scopa family.


Casino is a chain of supermarkets in France, which also owns part of Laurus in the Netherlands, see List of supermarkets.




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