Definition of banco in English:
(In baccarat, chemin de fer, and similar games) an indication of a player’s willingness to meet the banker’s whole stake single-handed.
- I nevertheless called banco and got the second-best hand in chemin-de-fer, an eight.
- People with white ducks and beautiful yachts, Errol Flynn walking about, Ari yelling banco in the casino: this was heaven on earth, and I swore to myself right then and there that I would return.
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