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Gaming History - Week of January 20, 2019
 
January 20th
2019 - Sunday (TODAY)

1954 - Reno, NV.   The Grotto Bar, at 361 North Virginia Street in Reno, was licensed for one poker game.

1954 - Reno, NV.   The Yukon Club was licensed for 21, keno and craps. It was located at 136 East Commercial Row, a ghetto area, and was one of only a few Reno clubs to welcome minority customers. On October 27, 1955, the club's license was revoked. In December of 1956 a license was granted for slot machines; the club closed in 1959.

 
January 24th
2019 - Thursday

1959 - Reno, NV.   The Villa Roma, an Italian restaurant at 4201 West Fourth Street, was licensed for slots, roulette and 21. Gaming ended in December of 1959, but the restaurant continued to operate.
an ad from July, 1954, before the gaming license was issued

 
January 25th
2019 - Friday

2016 - San Juan, Puerto Rico.   Inter-Continental Casino Closed.


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