Spanish: banker. The dealer or player in possession of the shoe who deals and plays the hands. In some versions, the banker finances the action; in other versions, the casino books the action, but the dealer is usually called the banker.
Banco is a 1973 novel by Henri CharriÃ¨re, it is a sequel to his previous novel Papillon. It document's CharriÃ¨re's life in Venezuela, where he arrived after his escape from the penal colony on Devil's Island.