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A casino is a building that contains gambling. Customers may risk by playing slot machines or other games of chance and some skill. Casino Game rules usually have mathematically strong-minded odds built in that make sure the house retains an advantage over the players. This benefit is called the edge. Payout is the proportion given to players. Some statistically even games may take a commission or tax on bets clientele make against each other. Casinos are often joint with or near hotels, restaurants and other vacation hold to encourage long stays.

The term initially meant a small villa, summerhouse or pavilion built for enjoyment, usually on the grounds of a larger Italian villa or palazzo. There are examples of such casinos at Villa Giulia and Villa Farnese. During the 19th century, the term casino came to comprise other more public buildings where agreeable activities, including gambling and sports, took place. An example of this type of building is the Newport Casino. Eventually this term in Italian now assign a bordello, while the betting house is spell casino with an accent.

Famous casinos are located in:

  • Monte Carlo, Monaco
  • Macau, People's Republic of China
  • Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
  • Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States

Heavy attentiveness of casinos in the United States are in Las Vegas, Nevada, Reno, Nevada, Biloxi, Mississippi, Tunica, Mississippi, and Atlantic City, New Jersey. There are also many casinos all through the country owned by Native American tribes. Foxwoods Resort Casino, owned by the Mashantucket Pequot, with a 315,000-square-foot (29,000 m�) casino in a 4.7-million-square-foot (437,000 m�) resort claim to be the largest resort casino in the world.

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