Definitions for "Proposition Player"
An employee of the gaming establishment whose primary purpose is just to play and help keep enough players at a table. The prop player does not participate in wins or losses.
Someone paid by a cardroom to keep games going. Props start new tables, keep older ones from fading, and contribute to a friendly atmosphere. Props play poker on their own money, but receive a salary from the house. Much the same as a shill, minus the negative connotations and hints of cheating. Props are open about their employment, and sometimes wear name tags.
a person brought in by a casino to encourage play