word type: noun

  1. A casino employee that greets players and maintains wait lists.
  2. An actual brush used to clean the felt at a poker table.


The origin of the nickname "brush" for one of these employees at a casino originated when they actually were in charge of brushing the tables. Because this was how the interacted most with the games, they were referred to as a brush.


A brush is in charge of greeting players, administrating wait lists, running the boards so players can see where they are at on a list and also locating players when they are called to a table. They are expecting a tip when they do a task for a player.