Binion, Benny, 1904-1989

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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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Nevada--Las Vegas
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Ranching
Gambling
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Birth 1904-11-20

Death 1989-12-25

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