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Governing / Regulatory Bodies: Nevada Gaming Commission


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Money-Making Casino Ploy

1966 Suddenly, in the fall, the Nevada Gaming Commission (NGC) directed 41-plus casinos to cease operation of specific electronic blackjack machines because they were “experiencing difficulties when played so as to render the devices more…

ByDoresa Banning

June 14, 2019

Quick Fact – Road to Monopoly?

1968 Howard Hughes, billionaire industrialist, received the Nevada Gaming Commission’s blessing to buy the Stardust hotel-casino in Las Vegas for $30.5 million and moved forward with the acquisition. He already owned five such properties on…

ByDoresa Banning

June 14, 2019

Quick Fact – Excluded Persons

1975-1976 Nevada’s infamous Black Book, which contains information about the unsavory individuals who are banned from casinos, still exists today but under a different moniker. In 1975, citizen Beni Casselle expressed to the state gaming…

ByDoresa Banning

June 12, 2019

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