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Title
Faro, gambling game of the old west
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1931
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Faro, traditional gambling game of the old west is reviving half forgotten arts at Las Vegas, Nevada. Only one of the legalized gambling houses now maintains a Faro Bank, The Boulder Club, on Fremont Street. Others have given the game up because its "edge" for the house is too uncertain. Photo shows the game in full blast with the dealer at right and a lookout in a high chair to see that he overlooks nothing in betting and "coppering," for the house has but a small "edge." Photograph dated July 16, 1931.
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00039506
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 1065.
CARL0000042538
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/12169
Subject
Boulder Club (Las Vegas, Nevada)
Casinos--Nevada--Las Vegas
Faro
Gambling--Nevada--Las Vegas
Las Vegas (Nev.)
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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