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gambling house

a building for gambling, especially for a large number of betting games.
Origin of gambling house
1830-40 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Rather than yield to fatigue, he occasionally left his office at two or three am and went to a gambling house.
  • Starting as an altercation between a gambling house proprietor and a visiting fireman it soon escalated into a riot.
  • Ben had lost heavily, and had pledged his jewelry to the gambling house.
  • The last miners there tore down a gambling house and panned two thousand dollars in gold dust from beneath its floor.

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