Binion, Benny, 1904-1989

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Dates:
Birth 1904-11-20
Death 1989-12-25

Biographical notes:

Opened Binion's Horseshoe Club in 1951; served time in prison for tax evasion, 1954-1957; instrumental in bringing World Series of Poker to Las Vegas in 1970.

From the description of Lester "Benny" Binion papers, 1950-1952. (Nevada State Museum & Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 686793799

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w61r89dv
SNAC ID:
26453914

Subjects:

  • Ranching
  • Gambling
  • Businessmen
  • Agriculture

Occupations:

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Places:

  • Nevada--Las Vegas (as recorded)