|1977 - Reno, NV. Gold Dust West Casino opens at 444 North Vine Street, Reno. .|
|1984 - Las Vegas, NV. Sarno later on grew frustrated because his dream of building the "Grandissimo" seemed impossible, and he was never able to overcome his gambling addiction.
Sarno died of a heart attack on July 21, 1984, at the age of 62, at the Caesars Palace, a hotel he formerly owned, while on a gambling stay at the hotel.
Sarno was elected to the Gaming Hall of Fame in 1989.|
|2015 - San Juan, Puerto Rico. In operation since the late 1980's, the Hilton Corp. closed the iconic Condado Plaza casino.|
|1988 - Cincinnati, OH. The Casino Chip & Gaming Token Collectors Club organized at the ANA Convention.|
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|1959 - Las Vegas, NV. Diamond Jim's Nevada Club opens at 109 East Fremont, downtown Las Vegas .|
|2016 - Las Vegas, NV. Silver Saddle Saloon closes.|
|2001 - La Grange, MO. Mark Twain casino opens.|
|1980 - Reno, NV. The casino at the Reno Ramada, 200 East Sixth Street, opened. On September 30, 1989 the table games were shut down for a major renovation project. On August 6, 1996, the hotel closed. .|
|1999 - Robinsonville, MS. Isle of Capri casino opens, closes in 2002.|