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Gaming History - Week of June 07, 2020
 
June 8th
2020 - Monday

1998 - Biloxi, MS.   Lady Luck Casino closes.

 
June 10th
2020 - Wednesday

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.

 
June 11th
2020 - Thursday

1996 - Gary, IN.   Majestic Star casino opens.
When "riverboat" gambling became legal in Indiana the boats were required to cruise, and complimentary boarding passes were issued to all customers.

1996 - Gary, IN.   Trump casino opens.
Boarding was only allowed during a 30-minute period every two hours. Often the boats didn't go out, weather was the reason most cited, and you could debark at any time. Eventually legislation was passed that allowed the boats to stay docked.

 
June 13th
2020 - Saturday

1995 - New Orleans, LA.   River City Crescent City Queen casino closes.


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