Definition of table game in US English:

table game


  • 1A game played on a table or similar surface, typically with counters, balls, or other playing pieces. Frequently distinguished from card games, and sometimes from board games.

  • 2Specifically originally US. In a casino: a game played at a table, as opposed to a slot machine.


Mid 18th century; earliest use found in Samuel Johnson. From table + game.


table game

/ˈteɪbl ɡeɪm/