faro faro  /ˈfɛ roʊ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a card game in which players bet against the dealer on the cards he will draw from a dealing box

Usage(s):

  1. In Winnemucca he learned faro, poker, bird-cage and 21.
  2. Fourteen faro-banks ran day and night.
  3. George Wingfield bought a faro outfit, set himself up in the roaring mining town of Tonopah and began to rake in the shekels.

News

  1. Silver Range Resources Announces 2013 Exploration and Drilling Plans for Silver Range Project, Yukon

    VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - June 25, 2013) - Silver Range Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:SNG) (TSX VENTURE:SNG.WT) ("Silver Range" or "the Company") is pleased to announce exploration and drilling plans for its wholly owned Silver Range Project located in Yukon Territory. The 1000+ sq km Silver Range Project is situated 10 to 40 km north of the town of Faro, the former site of large ...
    on June 25, 2013     Source: Marketwire

  2. Zacks #5 Rank Additions for Tuesday - Tale of the Tape

    Here are 5 stocks added to the Zacks #5 Rank ("strong sell") List today: Cielo S A ( CIOXY ) Eisai Co., Ltd ( ESALY ) FARO Technologies ( FARO ) Hollysys Automation
    on June 25, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

  3. Redevelopment finally starts at Faro Blanco resort

    Construction-- actually, demolition -- is under way on the long-awaited Spottswood Cos. redevelopment of the Faro Blanco Marine Resort at mile marker 47.5 bayside in Marathon. A bulldozer was busy tearing down the resort's old Hall's Diving Center building on Thursday morning, a step that Spottswood Cos. Vice President Bill Spottswood says puts the project past the point of no return.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Florida Keys Keynoter

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