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Gaming History - Week of June 04, 2023
June 4th
2023 - Sunday

1975 - Las Vegas, NV.   Golden Goose Casino opens at 20 Fremont Street, downtown Las Vegas.
Glass from a slot machine in the Golden Goose Casino

June 5th
2023 - Monday

1993 - Biloxi, MS.   Casino Magic! opens.

June 6th
2023 - Tuesday

1931 - Reno, NV.   L&A Club opened at 6 East Commercial Row, closed after about 18 months.

1931 - Reno, NV.   The Lucky Club opened at 125 East Second Street, where it operated until 1936. In February of 1936 the Lucky Club moved to 121 East Second Street. In 1942 a blackjack dealer was convicted of allowing a player to win illegally, and was sentenced to six months in jail. In November, 1944, an investigation determined that a craps dealer had switched dice during a game. When customers accused the dealer of cheating, he had pulled a gun and threatened to shoot them. On November 6, 1944, the club's license was revoked. It was stated that the licensees, Lewis and Elsie Cates were never to be licensed again.

1945 - Las Vegas, NV.   Players Club Casino opens at 3145 Las Vegas Blvd., on the Las Vegas Strip. Later it would be the site of the Desert Inn.

1951 - Las Vegas, NV.   Al Cooper's Polynesia opens on Highway 91 S., the Las Vegas Strip.

1993 - Reno, NV.   Raymond A. Smith passed away in a Reno care center.

1994 - Tunica, MS.   Fitzgerald's opens .

1995 - New Orleans, LA.   River City Grand Palais casino closes.

2012 - Hanover Maryland.   Maryland Live! Casino is a casino and entertainment complex in Hanover, Maryland, adjacent to Arundel Mills Mall, owned and operated by The Cordish Company. The casino opened its first phase on June 6, 2012, which included 3,200 slot machines and electronic table games. The second phase opened in September 2012, bringing the total to 4,750 machines. Because the casino was built on what was formerly mall parking lots, Maryland Live! features a six-story parking garage that is free to visitors of both the mall and the casino.Starting 8:00am on December 27, 2012, Maryland Live! transitioned to being open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. On April 11, 2013, Maryland Live! debuted 122 table games including Blackjack, Roulette, Craps, 3-Card Poker, 4-Card Poker, Mini-Baccarat, and more, to complement its electronic games and slot machines. A 52 table poker room opened on August 28, 2013.Currently Maryland Live! Casino is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. .
Link to: Maryland Live Website   Link to: Maryland Live! Wikipedia

June 8th
2023 - Thursday

1998 - Biloxi, MS.   Lady Luck Casino closes.

June 10th
2023 - Saturday (TODAY)

1931 - Reno, NV.   California Club opened at 238 North Center St, Reno, in the lobby of the Overland Hotel. Closed December 31, 1932.

1997 - Las Vegas Nevada .   Sunset Station is a hotel and casino. It is owned and operated by Station Casinos on 98 acres located in Henderson, Nevada. Sunset Station is an off-strip locals casino located on Sunset Road near Interstate 515, across from the Galleria at Sunset shopping center. The resort includes a 21-story hotel tower with 448 rooms, 13,000 sq ft of meeting space, slot machines, table games, a 13-screen movie theater, a 542-seat bingo hall, a 72-lane bowling alley open 24 hours a day, a 5,000-seat outdoor amphitheater, and nine restaurants.
Link to: Sunset Station Website   Link to: Sunset Station Wikipedia

2008 - Caruthersville, MO.   Casino Aztar becomes Lady Luck Casino.

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