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The History of Las Vegas
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The History of Las Vegas

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Las Vegas is a desert metropolis that was built on gambling, vice plus other forms of entertainment. With only one century of existence, Vegas has attracted trillions of dollars in …
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MGM Resorts International Named The Red Sox’ Official plus Exclusive Resort Casino
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MGM Resorts International Named The Red Sox’ Official plus Exclusive Resort Casino

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On March 8, 2019, MGM Resorts International made an announcement about the formation of a partnership with the Boston, Massachusetts-based professional baseball team, Boston Red Sox. The partnership includes the …
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Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegel
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Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegel

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Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegel was an American mobster born on February 28, 1906, in Brooklyn. He was among the most feared and infamous gangsters of his day. He built a criminal …
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Liberty Bell Slot Machine
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Liberty Bell Slot Machine

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In 1895, Charles Fey, a car mechanic, invented the first slots machine in San Francisco, California. It was called the Liberty Bell Slot Machine and was the first ever variation …
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Charles (Charlie) Fey – Inventor of the Slot Machine
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Charles (Charlie) Fey – Inventor of the Slot Machine

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Charles Fey was born on September 9, 1862 in a town called Vöhringen, which is in Neu-Ulm district in Bavaria, Germany. He’s remembered as the inventor of the modern slots …
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The Early Slot Industry
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The Early Slot Industry

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(Continued from ‘Where it all began’) Charlie Fay, without realizing that he was founding an industry which would blossom for more than a century to come.  His original Liberty Bell …
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Where it All Began – The History of Slot Machines
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Where it All Began – The History of Slot Machines

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In nearly every U.S. western movie of the 1930s and 40s, saloon scenes always pictured a typical mechanical gaming machine resting against the wall called a “Cartwheel Machine”.  The term …
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