Golden Nugget Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada

Back from a quick tour of the strip to the old center of Las Vegas entertainment and gaming, Fremont Street. This is the Golden Nugget, one of the longer lasting establishments, now a hotel as well as the largest casino on Fremont Street.

Genuine Curteich-Chicago ‘C.T. Photochrom’ Post Card

The description states:

THE MILLION DOLLAR

GOLDEN NUGGET GAMBLING HALL

SALOON AND RESTAURANT

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA

“Where Fortune Smiles”

See the Old-Style West in our modern world. A place of mahogany bars, crystal chandeliers, with the genuine hospitality and old-time gaiety of the barbary coast and the Virginia City of fifty years ago.

Barbary Coast is a reference to the notorious district in San Francisco, home to bordellos, gambling halls, drug dens and other unsavory entertainments. Virginia City was a boom town in the Washoe basin near Reno, notable for its extensive silver mining activity and the emergence of Mark Twain there as a journalist in his younger years.

The card dates from the 1950s

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