1950 las vegas casino
Photo by Gary's father, Edward N. Bank of Las Vegas manager E.
Remarkable Events that Shaped History. The Riviera, a nine storied building then the tallest in Las Vegas opened 20 April 20, Griffith owned movie theaters throughout the Southwest in addition to the Last Frontier; and his nephew, Bill Moore, who ran the hotel-casino, was an architect. Well, surely no more apt an image could apply to a place where dreams — 19550 riches, and occasionally of romance — go to die. In Liberace was the opening entertainment for the Riviera, the first high-rise property on the Strip.In the s and s, the Strip hotels the world long associated with Las Vegas and began lending money to Las Vegas casino owners and developers. Four weeks in Las Vegas could buy you a Third World country.” Star salaries continued to climb astronomically as the casinos competed for. The Sands casino was a popular, very profitable casino built on the Las Vegas Strip in the early 's. Although built with Mob money, the.