a gambling game in which the players bet on the cards to be uncovered by the removal of cards from the top of the dealer's pack
Origin of faroFrench pharaon, Pharaoh ( from Ecclesiastical Late Latin Pharao); so named from the picture of a Pharaoh (as the king) on French playing cards origin, originally used for the game
A card game in which the players bet on the appearance of a particular rank when two cards are taken from the top of a dealer's pack. If the player's rank appears first, the bet is lost, if it appears second, the bet is won, and if it doesn't appear, the player has the option of changing the wager before the next hand.
Origin of faroAlteration of Pharaoh
- A banking game at cards, in which all the other players play against the dealer or banker, who draws from a dealing box.
- a city in Portugal
From Portuguese Faro, from Old Portuguese Faaron.
- A town in Yukon Territory, Canada