Translation of high roller in Spanish:

high roller

noun/nombre

(American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar]
  • 1.1 (gambler) jugador empedernido, (masculine, feminine) 1.2 (big spender) derrochón, (masculine, feminine) she's a high roller gasta dinero como si fuera agua [colloquial/familiar]
    More example sentences
    • State regulators on July 10 approved the MGM Grand Hotel Casino's application for Nevada's first private gambling salon for high rollers.
    • Think casino gambling and you think high rollers playing high-stakes games, dropping thousands of dollars a night.
    • Named after the Tipperary stud farm they own, it refers to a group of immensely rich Irish high rollers who are gamblers by nature, trade and inclination.

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