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Definition of pit boss in English:

noun

informal , chiefly US
An employee in a casino in charge of gaming tables.
Example sentences
  • They include several police detectives, a casino pit boss, a nurse and a former state representative who ran unsuccessfully for a Michigan senate seat.
  • Odds are you won't hear a pit boss or casino hostess utter those words next time you belly up to the blackjack table.
  • Just then the pit boss appeared and the dealer, who looked surprised after reading the placard, asked him about this unusual rule.

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