a place frequented by unsavoury or contemptible people
a situation considered to be the last opportunity for success
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How to use last chance saloon in a sentence
The former Secretary of Culture, David Mellor, used to say that they were drinking in “the last chance saloon.”
To draw blood, America turns its lonely eyes to the last-chance saloon provocations of…Bob Schieffer.