lAS vEGAS cLUB EARLY CASINO MATCHBOOK COVER
Posted in The Matchbooks

LARGEST SIGN! That’s good luck!

I just acquired this 30-strike matchbook from The Las Vegas Club, a very early casino in Vegas, judging by the Hupmobiles or whatever in the…

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Gaudy wonderful Circus Circus matchbook
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The tackiest place in all of tackyland

There is a special place in my heart for the Circus Circus in Las Vegas, and I don’t mean indigestion. We have spent many happy…

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PIONEER CLUB: The honest Casino

The famed Pioneer Club lays it on the line in this 1948 gaming guide; “Maybe you’ll TAKE the SLOT MACHINES… or vice versa!” Nevermind the…

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Elvis Slept Here! Motel sign.
Posted in Back in My Day

Elvis-O-Rama, why hast thou forsaken me?

Teresa and I were visiting Las Vegas for the first time in 2014. Riding a shuttle bus from the airport to our hotel, I caught…

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Colorful view of Las Vegas blooming in the desert
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Las Vegas is like an earwig

Every so often, we get an itch to go to Las Vegas- get out of the rain. Not so much the gambling, just being able…

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