Quick Fact – Detrimental Game of Chance

Quick Fact – Detrimental Game of Chance

1956

The gambling licensees of the Dunes and Silver Slipper casinos applied to restart on the premises, but the Gaming Commission denied their request, stating that the return of the game to the would be detrimental to the area.

This was because in prior years when bingo had been permitted, the competition had gotten out of hand and the ample prize money had drawn so many people, it had created traffic problems.