What does breaking the bank mean?

Breaking the bank means that a gambler, or group of gamblers, wins more chips than a casino has at hand at a table. In the most extreme usages of the phrase, it means that the players or player actually win more money than the casino has! In this case, it can cause the casino to go under.

Fears of breaking the bank lead to some of the toughest security and anti-cheating methods of any industry.

One comment on “What does breaking the bank mean?

  1. Jen on

    Has this ever actually happened? And if it did, was it because of cheaters or is it actually possible for players to get so lucky that they all win a bunch of jackpots at the same time? God, must be a casinos worst nightmare!

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